Tamil Nadu Architecture College Admissions (B.Arch)

Tamil Nadu Architecture

In Taminadu we don't have entrance examination for Engineering and Medical colleges, for Architecture college admission (B.Arch.) the students need to appear for National Aptitude Test for Architecture (NATA).

Separate Application Form will be issued from Anna University available on 02 June 2016, the students whoever appeared for NATA only will be considered for admission. The total marks of +2 will be considered for ranking (not your MPC marks) and convert to 200 marks in addition to 200 marks of NATA.

Cutoff Calculation for TN Architecture Marks
50% of Aggregate Score of total Tamil Nadu HSC Exam.(Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Language, English and additional subjects) 200
50% of NATA Score - Aptitude Test (Paper based Drawing Test + Computer based Online Aesthetic Sensitivity Test) 200
Total marks 400

Anna University release separate ranking based upon the above cut-off marks and they will be called for counseling.

Allocation of seats in colleges

  • Seats in B. Arch. Degree Course in University Department of Anna University in the School of Architecture and Planning Campus.
  • Seats in B.Arch. Degree Courses in Government Aided Engineering Colleges and seats surrendered by the Self-Financing Engineering Colleges.
    • Seats in the Self Supporting Course in Govt. Aided Engineering College
    • Seats surrendered by the Self Financing Engineering Colleges

Duration of the B.Arch Course

5 Academic Years comprising 10 Semesters.

The candidates seeking admission to B.Arch. degree programme should submit the filled-in applications on or before 2016 as scheduled. However, those who do not receive the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2016 mark sheet till 2016, may send a copy of NATA 2016 mark sheet to the Secretary, Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025 on or before 2016. The mark sheet received after will not be accepted. Secretary (TNEA)

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Our Educational Expert Clarifications

IISc Questions
When will the B.Arch application for Anna University be issed ? name
Swetha May 31, 2013

TamilNadu B.Arch Applications will be issued from 1 June 2013.

IISc Questions
How can I get counselling application for B.Arch through online? name
Nivetha Apr 11, 2013

You can apply for B.Arch online. Visit TamilNadu B.Arch Applications.

IISc Questions
Whether to buy a separate application form to get admission in Tamil Nadu architecture colleges through single window system ? name
Mahadevan May 16, 2012

Yes you have to apply separately for B.Arch in Tamilnadu Architecture admissions. For that your have to write NATA first.

IISc Questions
When will the Architecture counselling in Tamil Nadu announced? Will only Anna university colleges come under architecture counselling ? What about deemed universities like periyar maniamai university, Tanjore ? name
Aishvarya May 16, 2012

To study architecture in India you must write NATA. For anna University B.Arch counselling you have to apply with NATA score only. For deemed university also the procedure is same. So you can apply for NATA Exam first.

IISc Questions
should we attend the nata exam Compulsory for B. Architecture. Cant we go through our cut off marks of appearing TamilNadu higher secondary examination ? name
Anusuya Apr 14, 2012

We don’t have entrance examination for Engineering, Medicine, Veterinary Sciences and Agriculture in Tamil Nadu. But we have entrance examination for Architecture and Law in Tamil Nadu. To join in any Government or Private Architecture schools in Tamil Nadu, the candidate should have appeared for NATA, that too well before they invited applications. The applications are expected after the results.

IISc Questions
What cut off should I get to join good B.Arch colleges ? name
Vishnu Apr 13, 2012

Every year the cut-off varies. It is better to have more than 325-340/400 NATA score to get good Arch schools in India. We do provide Architecture training at Chennai and guide the students to apply various reputed arch. Schools in India.

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How to calculate cutoff marks for CBSE students since they are writing only for 500 marks when state board is 1200 marks? (subjectwise also different ; CBSE 5 subjects while State Board is 6 subjects) name
Siva Mar 14, 2012

CBSE board mark will be rounded of to 200. It is hard to consider all board/state cut-off. Maths is Mandatory subject for Architecture. Your board marks will be converted for 200 + NATA for 200 will be considered as cut-off marks for B.Arch cut-off in Tamil Nadu.

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How the Tamilnadu HSC marks are added for nata exams and B.Arch admission in Tamil Nadu ? name
Manjula Mar 14, 2012

The total marks of Tamil Nadu HSC have been converted to 200 and added with NATA score for TN B.Arch admission.

IISc Questions
Should I write seperate Entrance Exam to study Architecture (B.Arch) in Tamil Nadu ? name
Vignesh Feb 25, 2012

Yes, for TamilNadu Architecture admissions you have to write National Aptitude Test for Architecture (NATA). also your +2 Marks will be counted for admission.

IISc Questions
How to Calculate B.Arch cutoff marks for TamilNadu Architecture admission ? name
Agustine Feb 09, 2012

Tamil Nadu B.Arch cutoff marks is calculated form Tamilnadu Higher secondary (+2) Marks and NATA score. 50% of the NATA score + 50% Total Marks of TN +2 Exam is the cutoff mark of TN B.Arch