Admission

Introduction
This prospectus contains the rules and regulations applicable for selection and admission to B.Arch. courses in College of Architecture Trivandrum (C.A.T) promoted by Narayanan & Vaidyanathan Charitable and Educational Trust, 15/1989(9), Narayana Towers, Vazhuthacaud, Trivandrum – 695 543. 50% of the seats are filled from the list of the Common Entrance Examination conducted by the Government of Kerala. The remaining seats are filled by the management without collecting donation of any form.

Courses Offered
Batchelor of Architecture (B.Arch) 5 year course - 120 intake

Government Quota
Number of Seats: 60
Academic Pre-requisites :
  1. Pass in +2 level examination with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
  2. Pass in Mathematics
  3. NATA score minimum 80marks out of 200
Age: Minimum 17 years (Refer CEE handbook)
Deadlines : KEAM 2012 Application closes on February 15 2012
( Check www.cee.kerala.gov.in)
Register with Kerala - CEE
NATA to be written by JUNE 2013
First date for receipt of applications- NATA application starts from end of March 2013
Closing of admissions – June 2013 ( tentative)
Tentative start of Academic session July 2013

(A) Nativity:
Applicant should be an Indian citizen. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card Holders will be treated on par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission.

Both Keralites and Non-Keralites are eligible to apply for the Entrance Examination. Applicants of Kerala origin will be categorized as ‘Keralites’. Others will be categorized as 'Non-Keralites'.

A candidate will be considered as a ’Keralite’, for the limited purpose of eligibility for admission, if (a) he/she or his/her father/mother was born in Kerala OR (b) he/she has been a resident of Kerala for a period of 5 years within a period of 12 years OR (c) he/she has undergone his/her school studies from Standards VIII to XII in educational institution(s) in Kerala. The candidate should obtain relevant certificates in the application form as prescribed in the Prospectus to avail such benefit.

Candidates who are children of All India Service (AIS) officers allotted to Kerala cadre, claiming Keralite Status, should produce a certificate from the competent authority showing that the parent of the candidate is an AIS officer allotted to Kerala cadre.
Non-Keralites are classified as 'Non-Keralite Category-I' and 'Non-Keralite Category-II'.

´Non-Keralite Category-I´ candidates are those who have undergone the qualifying course in Kerala, and who are the sons/daughters of Employees of the Government of India, or, employees who are serving in connection with the affairs of the Government of Kerala, subject to the condition that, all categories of the employees mentioned above should have served in Kerala for a minimum period of 2 years, or, have served in connection with the affairs of the Government of Kerala for a minimum period of 2 years. Such candidates will be eligible for admission to the Government seats under ‘State Merit’ only, for all the courses, which are filled on the basis of the rank in the Entrance Examination(s) or the rank list prepared by giving equal weightage to the marks in NATA and qualifying examination, as applicable.

Candidates who do not belong to the ‘Keralite’ or ‘Non-Keralite Category-I’ will be treated as ‘Non-Keralite Category-II'. They are eligible for admission ONLY to the ‘State Merit’ seats in the Private Self-financing Engineering Colleges in the State and in the Management Quota seats in Self-financing Engineering institutions sponsored by Government. Non-Keralite candidates will not be considered for admission against reserved seats.

(B) Eligibility Conditions:
Architecture Course : Candidates who have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination or examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with Mathematics as a subject of examination, with 50% marks in aggregate / Candidates who have passed 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central/State Governments with 50% aggregate marks / Candidates with International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination are eligible to apply. In addition, candidates will have to score 40% marks (80 marks out of 200) in the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture).

Reserved category (SC/ST/SEBC) candidates should also have obtained 40% marks in NATA, as per guidelines of Council of Architecture. (For details, visit www.nata.in).

How to apply: Apply on-line www.cee.kerala.gov.in

Management Quota
Number of Seats: 42
Academic Pre-requisites : same as above
Age: above17 years
Deadlines : Register with Kerala - CEE
NATA to be written by JUNE 2013
First date for receipt of applications- NATA application starts from end of March 2013
Closing of admissions – June 2013 ( tentative)
Tentative start of Academic session July 2013
Nativity: as above

How to apply: Apply on-line www.cee.kerala.gov.in and Contact College of Architecture -Mail your interest to admin@collarc.com

NRI Quota
Number of Seats: 18
Academic Pre-requisites :
  1. Candidates who have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination or examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with Mathematics as a subject of examination, with 50% marks in aggregate / Candidates who have passed 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central/State Governments with 50% aggregate marks / Candidates with International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination are eligible to apply. In addition, candidates will have to score 40% marks (80 marks out of 200) in the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture).
Age: above17 years
Deadlines : Register with Kerala - CEE
NATA to be written by JUNE 2013
First date for receipt of applications- NATA application starts from end of March 2013
Closing of admissions – June 2013 ( tentative)
Tentative start of Academic session July 2013
Other Conditions: Those who are seeking admission under NRI quota shall produce evidence that the candidate is financially supported by an appropriately related NR

How to apply: (www.collarc.com) Mail your interest to admin@collarc.com