NAT Entrance Examination

National Aptitude Test ( NAT ) is a Common Entrance – cum – Aptitude Test administered under the aegis of Society for Research & Development in Education ( SRDE ), Delhi.

The test is conducted for students for both at the Under Graduate ( NAT – UG ) and the Post Graduate ( NAT – PG ) level for gaining admission into various Management and Allied programs at the UG and PG levels.

National Aptitude Test

NAT is a Common Entrance Test for students at the Under Graduate ( NAT – UG ) and the Post Graduate ( NAT – PG ) levels for fulfilling Entrance Test requirements of different Universities & Higher Education Institutions on a common platform and thereby enabling candidates to access admission option to various Professional, Vocational, Management and Allied Programs like BBA, BCA etc. at the Under Graduate and MBA, MCA etc. at the Post Graduate levels.

NAT Entrance Exam Date 2017

The NAT Bulletin each year carries the list of Institutions which accept NAT scores also for admission into their UG and / or PG programs. The NAT system facilitates itself as a Common Entrance Test for Institutions who wish to admit them on the basis of NAT Test.

The NAT Test is a valid, objective, transparent and secure testing system conducted in the paper – pencil format each year for different Higher Education Institutions. NAT ( Paper – pencil mode ) was first held in 2005. The NAT scores are acceptable to the Participating Institutions who have registered with SAHEI as detailed in the NAT bulletin for the respective year. The applicant scores will be supplied to the respective opted – participating institutions. The students may be asked by the concerned Institution to appear for counseling, group discussion etc. to be fully satisfied of his or her potential for the program concerned before actually offering admission.

NAT UG Eligibility

  • Candidates who are going to appear / have appeared in the 10+2 of recognized Boards of the current year are eligible to appear for NAT UG and their results will be valid only if they clear the Senior Secondary or equivalent examination of the approved Boards.

NAT PG Eligibility

  • Graduates / Candidates who have appeared / are going to appear in the final year of the graduate degrees courses of UGC / AICTE recognized Universities / Institutions are eligible to appear for NAT PG and their results will be valid only if they clear the qualifying examination.

National Aptitude Test Important Dates

Commencement of sale of NAT Forms for CandidatesApril
Last Date of sale of NAT Forms to CandidatesMay 2017
Last Date for Submission of NAT Forms by Candidates to SAHEIMay 2017
Date of National Aptitude Test ( NAT UG & NAT PG ) Paper / PencilJune 2017
Date of Declaration of NAT ResultJune 2017

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NAT Application Form

The NAT UG and NAT PG Bulletin – cum – Registration Form can be obtained on cash payment of Rupee 650 from :

1. Select Syndicate Bank Branches

2. NAT Forms are also available from the following Additional forms Sales Outlets :

S.No.Name & Address of Contact Person Contact No.City / State
1.Mr. C.B. Mishra,
Mishra News Agency,
ITO Delhi.
09910296264ITO Delhi
2.Mr. Manoj Aggarwal,
Raj Book Distributors,
Kaka deo, Kanpur.
09235616506Kanpur, UP
3.Mr. Gaurav,
Ashirwad Competition Centre,
Nawal Kishore Road,
Hazrat ganj, Opp. CBI office,
Lucknow.
09839059132Lucknow, UP
4.Mr. Amar,
New Asia Book Centre,
Ashok Rajpath,
Patna.
09334253324Patna, Bihar
5.Mr. Sunil,
Sunil Book Depot,
University Road Katra,
Allahabad.
09989494105Allahabad, UP
6.Mr. JS Singh,
JS Book Depot,
Muzzafar Nagar.
09927009670Muzzafar Nagar, UP
7.Mr. Rakesh Mishra,
Vidya Book Depot,
Nainital.
09411197158Nainital, Uttarakhand
8.Durga Book Centre,
Raza ki Mandi,
Agra.
09927092063Agra, UP
3. SAHEI Delhi Office 

A-1/4, Sector-8, Rohini,
Delhi – 110 085,
Phone Nos : 09311305286.

4. SAHEI Faridabad Office 

Plot No-40, Sector – 20 B, HUDA,
Faridabad, Haryana,
Phone Nos : 09311305286.

5. By sending crossed demand draft for Rupee 750/- drawn in favour of “SRDE’s Association of Higher Education Institutions ( SAHEI )” payable at New Delhi to the following address

SRDE – SAHEI, A-1/4, Sector-8,
Rohini, Delhi – 110 085 ( India ),
Phone : 011-27945852, 27948146.

Request for Bulletin – cum – Registration form must reach the above address latest by April and the duly completed application form must be received by the last date of receipt of form ( i.e. May ). SAHEI will not be responsible for any postal delay or non – receipt of Bulletin and the application form by the last date.

6. NAT Registration Form can also be downloaded from NAT website www.natindia.com and sent to SAHEI with a demand draft for Rupee 750/- drawn in favour of SRDE’s Association of Higher Education Institutions ( SAHEI )” payable at New Delhi to the following address

SRDE – SAHEI, A-1/4, Sector – 8,
Rohini, Delhi – 110 085 ( India ),
Phone : 011-27945852, 27948146.

The NAT form should be sent immediately so as to reach the above address latest by 10th June, 2017. SAHEI will not be responsible for any postal delay or non – receipt of Bulletin and the application form by the last date.

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NAT Exam Pattern & Exam Centres

National Aptitude Test ( NAT – UG ) 

Total number of questions170
Total number of questions to be attempted170
Maximum marks170
Total time allotted150 Minutes

Sections of the NAT UG Question Papers 

Section - 1English Comprehension & Language30 Questions
Section - 2General Knowledge40 Questions
Section - 3Numerical Ability30 Questions
Section - 4Non - Verbal & Verbal Reasoning30 Questions
Section - 5Socio - Economic Environment40 Questions
National Aptitude Test ( NAT – PG ) 
Total number of questions200
Total number of questions to be attempted200
Maximum mark200
Total time allotted150 Minutes

Sections of the NAT PG Question Papers 

Section - 1English Language Comprehension40 Questions
Section - 2Socio - Economic Environment40 Questions
Section - 3Quantitative Skills40 Questions
Section - 4Intelligence & Critical Reasoning40 Questions
Section - 5Data Analysis40 Questions

NAT Test Centres

CodeCentreCodeCentre
001Agra013Jammu
002Alwar014Kanpur
003Bangalore015Kolkatta
004Bhubaneswar016Lucknow
005Chandigarh017Mathura
006Dehradun018Meerut
007Delhi019Patna
008Faridabad020Pune
009Ghaziabad021Ranchi
010Hisar022Roorkee
011Indore023Shimla
012Jaipur

( SAHEI reserves the right to add / cancel / combine or change any test centre at its own discretion based on minimum no. of student criterion or due to any other reason. )

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NAT Results

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NAT Question Bank

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Contact Details

National Aptitude Test Chennai,
Chennai – 600 025.
Website : www.natindia.com

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