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TANATA 2017 (Tamilnadu) on 12 Aug, Apply by 31 July

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Anna University will be conducting Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test in Architecture (TANATA) for the year 2017. This test is intended for admission of students into the B. Arch degree course under Management Quota and Government Quota lapsed seats for the year 2017-18. As per the current practice being followed,

a) Government Quota seats will continue to be filled by Anna University based on the marks obtained in + 2 examination and in NATA 2016/2017.

b) Management Quota and the Government Quota lapsed seats will be filled up based on the marks obtained in + 2 examination and in the marks obtained in NATA 2016/2017.

c) Remaining vacant seats will be filled up based on the marks obtained in + 2 examination and in the marks obtained in JEE II.

d) Subsequently  remaining vacant seats if any, will be filled based on marks obtained in + 2 examination and marks obtained in TANATA 2017.


The eligibility requirements for the candidates appearing for TANATA 2017 are as follows :

a) Secured 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects;


b) 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State Govts with 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics;


c) International Baccalaureate Diploma passed after 10 years of Schooling with 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination

Qualifying in TANATA does not constitute a right/guarantee for the candidate’s admission to any architecture course unless he/she has fulfilled all the prescribed requirements as specified by respective counselling and admission authorities

Test Duration : 3 Hours (1000 Hrs to 1300 Hrs)

Test centres : Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Salem

Test pattern

a) There will be two parts in the examination, Part A and Part B.

b) Part A will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and has to be answered in OMR sheet which involves shading the correct answer. The OMR answer sheet for Part-A will be taken back after 90 minutes.

c) Part B will consist of drawing questions and has to be answered in drawing sheets. Candidate has to attempt the drawing questions within 90 minutes.

Test topics and marks distribution

Part A : Mathematics (20 questions x 2 marks each), General Aptitude (40 questions x 2 marks each)

Part B : Drawing (2 questions of 40 marks each)

Qualifying marks are 30 in Part A and 20 in Part B

Key dates

Last date for registration through online : 31 July 2017

Downloading of Hall Tickets from Anna University website : 7 Aug 2017

Date of Test : 12 Aug 2017

Announcement of marks and valid score : 18 Aug 2017

Downloading of mark sheets : 19 Aug 2017

Application procedure : Application has to be filled online at

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