About National Aptitude Test (NAT)

NAT is a national level entrance test for students at the Under Graduate (NAT-UG) and the Post Graduate (NAT-PG) levels for fulfilling Entrance Test requirements of different Universities & Higher Education Institutions on a common platform and thereby enabling candidates to access admission option to various Professional, Vocational, Management and Allied programmes like BBA, BCA etc. at the Under Graduate and MBA, MCA etc. at the Post Graduate levels.

The NAT Bulletin each year carries the list of Institutions which accept NAT scores for admission into their UG and /or PG programmes. The NAT system facilitates itself as a Common Entrance Test for Institutions who wish to admit them on the basis of NAT Test.

The NAT Test is a valid, objective, transparent and secure testing system conducted in the paper-pencil format each year for different Higher Education Institutions. NAT (Paper-pencil mode) was first held in 2005.The NAT scores are acceptable to the Participating Institutions who have registered with SAHEI as detailed in the NAT bulletin for the respective year. The applicant scores will be supplied to the respective opted-participating institutions. The students may be asked by the concerned Institution to appear for counseling, group discussion etc. to be fully satisfied of his or her potential for the programme concerned before actually offering admission.