NAT Exam

Nov. 28, 2017
National Admission Test

NAT 2018NAT 2018 - The National Admission Test (NAT) is a national level entrance test administered by Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), Panipat. NAT 2018 is likely to be held in the second week of June in offline as well as online mode. Registration for APIIT NAT 2018 is expected to start in the second week of October 2017. Candidates who have passed class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry, Biotechnology/Biology, Computer Science are eligible to apply for the entrance test. However, in the qualifying examination candidates must secure at least 45% (42.75% for reserved category candidates) in the subjects taken together. The questions asked in NAT 2018 will be based on class 12 Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics syllabus. Admission to 50% seats will be filled by Haryana State Technical Education Society based on JEE Main merit. While the remaining seats will be filled through NAT 2018 merit list. To know more about NAT 2018 such as eligibility criteria, important dates, application form, syllabus, result and more, go through the article given below on this page.


NAT 2018 Overview

Exam name National Admission Test
Exam category Undergraduate
Exam level National
Conducting Body Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology
Commonly known as NAT
Programmes covered B.Tech

NAT Important Dates 2018

The important dates of NAT 2018 are yet to be announced by APIIT. Candidates can check the tentative dates of NAT from the table given below:

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NAT important dates

S.No. NAT 2018 events Dates
1. Registration for NAT 2018 Third week of October 2017
2. Last date of receiving NAT application form 2018 First week of May 2018
3. NAT 2018 to be held on Second week of May 2018
4. NAT result declaration Second week of May 2018

NAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility criteria of NAT 2018 are the norms that candidates need to fulfill for admission at the university. Candidates can check NAT eligibility criteria below:

  • Candidates must have passed class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with any one optional subjects Chemistry/Biology/ Computer Science.
  • The minimum percentage required in class 12 Boards or equivalent examination is 45%. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category must obtain at least 42.75% in the qualifying examination.

NAT Application Form 2018

The application form of NAT 2018 will be available in October. NAT application form will be released online. Candidates have to download the application form of NAT 2018, fill personal, academic, exam details and upload/affix passport sized photograph. Applicants also have to pay the requisite application fee amount through Demand Draft (DD) in favour of APIIT SD India, payable at Panipat. After the last date, no form will be accepted by APIIT.

Along with NAT 2018 application form candidates also have to download attestation form (Form A, form B, form C), fill them up, attest it with their application form and send it to APIIT SD India, Faridpur road, GT Road, Karnal side, Near toll plaza, Panipat-132103 within the specified period of time.

Note: Students applying for the online test have to mention the online test code in NAT 2018 application form. Candidates will receive a unique ID and Password through SMS or Email one day before the start of the online test.

NAT Admit Card 2018

Attestation form B that candidates need to fill and submit along with application form will act as NAT admit card. APIIT will send the admit card of NAT 2018 to candidates by post 15 days prior to the examination day. NAT admit card will consist the application number, roll number, test date, candidates name, correspondence address, city, pin and passport sized photograph. Candidates must ensure to carry NAT admit card along with them to the exam centre on the day of examination.

NAT Exam Centres 2018

The pen and paper based test of NAT 2018 will be held at APIIT campus. Candidates have to specify the test centre code and NAT exam centre name at the time of filling application form. The list of NAT exam centre 2018 and codes are given below in the table:

NAT exam centres 2018

S.No. Centre Code
1. Online 101
2. APIIT Panipat 102

NAT Exam Pattern 2018

NAT 2018 will be conducted in both online and offline mode. The question paper of NAT 2018 will have questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The total duration of NAT 2018 is one hour.

NAT Programmes 2018

APIIT offers admission into the following four B.Tech courses through NAT 2018:

S.No. Programme name
1. Computer Science and Engineering
2. Mechatronics
3. Electrical and Electronics
4. Electronics Engineering

NAT Syllabus 2018

NAT 2018 syllabus is based on the syllabus prescribed for class 12 Boards examination. Candidates appearing for NAT 2018 must have complete knowledge about the syllabus and cover it thoroughly to obtain good score in the entrance test. With the help of NAT syllabus, candidates will be able to prepare more effectively for the examination.

NAT Sample Papers 2018

Candidates preparing for NAT 2018 must solve sample papers to prepare for the examination in a more organised manner. NAT sample papers will help candidates to know about the questions they can expect in the entrance test. By solving sample papers of NAT on a regular basis students will be able to overcome their weaknesses, improve time management skill, speed and accuracy level. Therefore, candidates are advised to solve as many NAT sample papers as they can.

NAT Answer Key 2018

The answer key of NAT 2018 will consist correct answers to all the questions asked in the entrance test. With the use of NAT answer key 2018, candidates will be able to cross check their answers and calculate the estimated marks. Through NAT 2018 answer key candidates will be able to know their chances of qualifying the exam for admission in the university.

NAT Result 2018

The result of NAT 2018 will be announced by APIIT in May. NAT result 2018 will be declared in the online mode for all the candidates who have appeared in the entrance test. Candidates can check NAT result 2018 through their application number.

NAT Counselling 2018

The counselling of NAT 2018 will be conducted after the declaration of the result. Admission to 50% seats will be made by Haryana State Technical Education Society through Online off campus centralized counselling based on JEE Main merit ranking. The remaining 50% seats will be filled at the institution level. The merit list will be based on NAT 2018 score.

Contact details

Address: APIIT SD India
Toll Plaza, G.T. Road
Panipat [Haryana] 132103, India
Web Site:
Contact Number.: +91 180 6532444, 6532555
Tele Fax: +91-180-2577273

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