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 Candidates||April|
|Last Date of sale of NAT Forms to Candidates||May 2017|
|Last Date for Submission of NAT Forms by Candidates to SAHEI||May 2017|
|Date of National Aptitude Test ( NAT UG & NAT PG ) Paper / Pencil||June 2017|
|Date of Declaration of NAT Result||June 2017|
National Aptitude Test Chennai,
Chennai – 600 025.