NATA Exam Pattern 2018 | NATA 2018 Paper Pattern
The Test is in two parts. A paper based drawing test and computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test.
The test measures aptitude of the applicant through two sections – a paper-based section for drawing and the computer-based section for aesthetic sensitivity.
This is a two-hour paper where the applicant has to attempt three questions. The drawing aptitude is judged on the following aspects:
- Ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually appealing manner.
- Visualising and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on surroundings.
- Sense of perspective drawing.
- Combining and composing given three-dimensional elements to form a building or structural form.
- Creating the interesting 2-dimensional composition using given shapes and forms.
- Creating visual harmony using colours in given composition.
- Understanding of scale and proportions.
- Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.
Aesthetic Sensitivity Test
This is computer-based test where applicant has to answer 40 multiple choice questions
The aesthetic sensitivity test measures perception, imagination and observation, creativity and communication along with architectural awareness and comprises of –
- Visualising three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings
- Visualising different sides of three-dimensional objects
- Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textural qualities
- Analytical reasoning
- Mental Ability
- Imaginative comprehension and expression
- Architectural awareness