TANATA 2022: Eligibility, Exam Dates, Registration, Admit Card, Exam Pattern Syllabus 


Priyanka Paul, Blog Content Writer at Edumarz


Know all about the TANATA 2022 on this article.


Table Of Contents

About TANATA 2022

TANATA 2022: Overview

TANATA 2022: Important Dates

TANATA 2022: Eligibility Criteria

TANATA 2022: Application Process

TANATA 2022: Exam Pattern

TANATA 2022: Syllabus

TANATA 2022: Admit Card

Frequently Asked Questions


About TANATA 2022

TANATA stands for Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test in Architecture. As the name suggests, it is a state-level entrance exam taken by Anna University for students applying for the B.Arch course. Colleges providing the Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)  course in Tamil Nadu accept students with the TANATA score.


TANATA 2022: Overview


Exam Name

Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test in Architecture

Exam Level


Exam Taken By

Anna University

Mode of Exam


Courses Offered


Time Limit of the Exam

180 minutes (3 hours)

Official Website

Contact Information

 044-2235 7360


TANATA 2022: Important Dates


Registration Window

1st Week of October to 2nd Week of November 2022

Admit Card Release Date

November 2022

Exam Date

November 2022

Result Declaration Date

November 2022


November 2022


TANATA 2022: Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for students taking this exam:

  • Students should score at least 50% in 12th grade or anything equivalent with Maths as a core subject.

  • Applicants with a 10+3 diploma in any discipline that is recognized by either Central or State Government with at least 50% marks in Maths.

  • Applicants with an International Baccalaureate with a minimum of 50% marks overall. Maths has to be a core subject with at least 10 years of schooling.


TANATA 2022: Application Process

Students who meet the eligibility criteria can register themselves for the exam by signing up on the official website of TANATA. The application fee will be Rs 2000 for students in the general category and Rs 1000 for students in the minority categories. Students will require a scanned passport-sized photograph along with other documents while filling out the application form. They can pay the application fee via debit card, credit card or net banking.


TANATA 2022: Exam Pattern

TANATA is an offline exam in pencil. It will be an MCQ-based paper. Students will mark the answers on the OMR sheet. An answer will be incorrect if applicants don’t mark it properly on the OMR sheet. 


The exam is divided into two parts: Part A and Part B. The total time given to complete both the parts are 180 minutes. 2 marks will be awarded for each correct question. The distribution of the two sections and the marks allotment are described below:


Part A: 90 Minutes


Number of Questions





General Aptitude







Students need to score 30/120 to qualify for the exam in Part A.


Part B: 90 minutes



Number of Questions






Students need to score 20/80 to qualify for the exam in Part B.


TANATA 2022: Syllabus

The TANATA Syllabus for 2022 is divided into 2 sections:


Section A



  • Algebra 

  • Logarithms Matrices

  • Trigonometry

  • Coordinate Geometry 

  • 3-Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry 

  • Theory of Calculus Permutation 

  • Combination Statistics and Probability


General Aptitude 


  • Objects

  • Texture that’s related to architecture and the built environment.

  • Interpretation of pictorial compositions.

  • Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawing.

  • Visualizing different sides of 3D objects. 

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Mental ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal).

  • General Awareness of the Nation

  • Knowledge about International Architects

  • Famous Architectural Creations.


Mathematical Reasoning 


  • Statements

  • Logical Operations like AND, OR, IF and only IF, Implies and Implied By. 

  • Understanding of tautology, converse, contradiction, and contrapositive.


Sets and Relations


  • The idea of Sets. 

  • Subsets and Power Set

  • Complement 

  • Union

  • Intersection and Difference of Sets

  • Venn diagram 

  • De Morgan’s Laws 

  • Relation and its properties. 

  • Equivalence relation (definition and elementary examples).


Section B

Drawing Test: 


  • Understanding of scale and proportion of objects

  • Geometric composition, shape, building forms and elements, aesthetics, colour texture, harmony, and contrast. 

  • Organizing objects in memory that allows for conceptualization and Visualisation. 

  • Drawing of patterns – both geometrical and abstract. 

  • Union, subtraction, rotation, surfaces, and volumes are examples of 2D and 3D form transformations.

  • Creating object views in the plan, elevation, and 3D.

  • Using given shapes and forms, create 2D and 3D compositions.

  • Perspective drawing. 

  • Sketching of urban scape and landscape. 

  • Objects from everyday life, such as furniture and equipment etc from memory.


TANATA 2022: Admit Card

Anna University will release the admit card in November 2022. Applicants should keep checking the official website for updates as the University won’t inform the students when they release the admit card. Students will need to download the admit and take a print-out of it. It’s mandatory to carry it in the exam centre. Without an admit card, students can’t give the exam. The admit card will have the following details mentioned

  • Exam Time and Date

  • Exam Centre

  • Name of the Student

  • Roll Number of the Student

  • Course Name

  • Student’s Contact Details


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where and when do I check the results of TANATA 2022?

You can check the results on the official website of Anna University. They will release a scorecard which you need to use during the Counselling process. The results are generally out after one or two weeks of the exam.


  1. What is the Counselling process for the TANATA exam?

Only those students who pass the cut-off marks are eligible for counselling. Students will have to pay for counselling to participate in it. The counselling will be held offline. The counselling will decide the final seat allotment of the student along with document verification. 


  1. Can I use the TANATA score to apply for B.Arch outside Tamil Nadu?

No. The scorecard is only valid for B.Arch colleges in Tamil Nadu.


  1. How is the seat allotment done in the Counselling process?

Your seat is decided based on your marks on the exam and your overall state rank.


About the Author

Hey guys, this is Priyanka here. I am a blogger at Edumarz. I write content on the latest competitive exams, colleges and universities. You can learn more about me here.

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