Tamilnadu Aptitude Test in Architecture(TANATA 2017) is conducted by the Anna University. It enhances the admission to B.Arch Degree Programme under management quota and Government quota lapsed seats for the year 2017 – 2018.  

Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test in Architecture 2017 measures the aptitude of the applicant in the field of Architecture. The test makes an assessment of drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity, mathematics and critical thinking ability.

TANATA is only valid for admission during the academic year 2017 – 18.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate should pass the eligibility criteria to appear for the examination. The candidate should secured minimum 50% of marks 

Check your eligibility to attend the exam, TANATA Eligibility Criteria 2017.

Important Dates

The schedule of TANATA exam starts from the commencement of Online application filling on July 24, 2017. The last date to fill in the online application is July 31st, 2017.

Read the entire schedule of events related to TANATA, Important Dates TANATA 2017.


The application for the exam is available online in the official website. And the filling of application commences from July 24, 2017. Visit the link to, Apply for TANATA Exam 2017.

Examination Centers

Exams will be conducted in Tamilnadu circle and totally six different centers were chosen. It is chosen in such a way that it connects all the parts of Tamilnadu and offers a good commute to the students location.

Allocation of a center to a candidate is purely on their own choice and subjected to availability. See the list of TANATA 2017 Examination Centers.


The exam consists of two parts one with Mathematics and General Aptitude and the other Drawing test. The syllabus is designed purely to check the candidates ability to study Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture.

Read the complete syllabus in, TANATA Syllabus 2017.

Result and Merit Rank

The examination result will be announced by the Anna University on August 18, 2017. Marks obtained out of 200 and in each component.

Know more about the Results and Merit Rank.


  1. will this exam help us to get seat through counselling?..if yes ,how??
    nata students and tanata sstudent’s mark will be treated equaly ??


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