NAT UG PG FQA HELP National Aptitude Test.
Q.1 What is SAHEI offering through NAT ?
NAT Test is a Common Entrance Test for admission in Institutions registered with SAHEI for their UG and / or PG programmes as per NAT Information Bulletin. The list is also available on www.natindia.com
SAHEI conducts the National Aptitude Test at the Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Level i.e
• NAT-UG (for Under-Graduate programmes)
• NAT-PG (for Post-Graduate programmes)
Q.2 What is NAT-UG?
NAT-UG (NAT-Under Graduate) is a common entrance test conducted at the national level for proposing admission to various Bachelor level programmes i.e. BA, BBA, BCA, BFT, B.Com, BHMCT, etc. of various participating institutions as listed in NAT Information Bulletin as well as on website: www.natindia.com .
Q.3 What is the Eligibility Criteria for NAT-UG ?
Candidates who have appeared / are going to appear in the 10+2 of recognized Boards are eligible to apply for NAT-UG.
Q.4What is NAT-PG?
NAT-PG (NAT-Post Graduate) is a common entrance test conducted at the national level for proposing admission to various Post Graduate programmes i.e. MBA, MCA, M.Com, MFT, MMC, MIB, PGDCA, PGDBM, PGDBA etc. of various participating institutions as listed in NAT Information Bulletin as well as on www.natindia.com.
Q.5 What is the Eligibility Criteria for NAT-PG ?
Graduates/candidates who have appeared / are going to appear in the final year of the graduate degrees courses of recognized Universities are eligible to apply for NAT-PG.
Q.6 When is NAT-UG and NAT-PG test being conducted?
NAT-UG & NAT-PG 2011 is proposed to be conducted on 22nd of May, 2011.
Q.7What is the cost of the bulletin?
The cost of the NAT Form is Rs. 650 only on cash payment. The NAT bulletin can also be downloaded from www.natindia.com or requested through post against a payment of Rs. 750 only.
Q.8 Where is the NAT-UG and NAT-PG test conducted ?
The NAT-UG and NAT-PG 2011 Test is conducted in 23 cities across India. Test Centre List 2011
Q.9 From Where Can I Get the NAT Information bulletin of NAT-UG and NAT-PG?
You can purchase the NAT Information bulletin of NAT-UG & NAT-PG tests from any of the following sources. It can also be downloaded from www.natindia.com
Q.10 How many Universities and Institutions are registered with SAHEI for NAT ?
There are several Universities and Institutions accepting scores of NAT-UG/ NAT-PG as per details in NAT Information Bulletin and listed on www.natindia.com. However several more Institutes accept NAT scores which have not registered with SAHEI. The list of Institutions registered for NAT 2011 can also be viewed from here.
Q.11 What is the validity of NAT Common Admission Test score?
Each Participating Institution have different weightage for NAT score for different programmes. NAT Test scores are required for getting admission in the different Institutions registered with SAHEI as per their notification in NAT bulletin.
Q.12 What are the dates for start and close of sales of NAT bulletin?
The Important dates can be viewed from here:
Q.13 Do the candidates have to purchase Participating Institutions prospectus?
The candidates will have to follow the procedures of admission to various Participating Institutions.
Q.14 Is there any age bar ? Is any job experience required to appear in NAT ?
There is neither any age bar nor any experience required to apply for NAT.
Q.15 What is the nature of NAT-UG and NAT-PG test ?
These are objective type multiple-choice answer tests. The details for NAT-UG and NAT-PG can be viewed from the respective links.
Q.16 Is there any negative marking ?
Ans. For every correct answer one mark is awarded. For no answer- zero mark is awarded. For wrong answer- 1/4 th of a mark is deducted from the gross score.