New Delhi: This year onwards, score of National Aptitude Test (NAT), which is accepted by 55 higher education institutes, will also be the admission criteria for eight new universities added to the institutes list. NAT 2010, the national level entrance test conducted for admission into courses in various streams -- management and allied programmes like BBA, BCA, MBA, MCA, PGDBM, Hotel Management etc, will be held on May 23, 2010, across 24 cities in India.
NAT 2010 forms can be downloaded from www.natindia.com. The NAT form and bulletin are also available at selected branches of Syndicate Bank across 47 cities besides some special sale counters. Last day for sale of admission forms for NAT 2010 is May 3, 2010. The complete NAT form may be submitted till May 7, 2010 at Delhi. For more details about the application and admission procedure, visit the aforementioned website.
Every year, NAT is conducted by SRDE's Association of Higher Education Institutions (SAHEI). In 2005, for the first time NAT was conducted. The eight universities, among the 55 institutions across the country conducting admissions to their professional courses through NAT scores, include the Himachal Pradesh University, EIILM University, Gujarat Vidyapeeth University, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth University, Pune, Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women's University, Jaipur, Teertha- nker Mahavir University, Moradabad, Jagan Nath University, Jaipur and Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab.