IIT B.Arch


All about  IIT JEE B.Arch

JEE Main Paper 2 focuses on the BArch admissions offered by the various IITs, National Institute of Technology (NITs), School of Planning and Architecture (SPAs) and Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). Bachelor in Architecture Engineering is a thriving programme and the number of registrations for this course is on a constant rise each year. As an aspiring B.Arch/ B. Planning student, you have two ways as per the institute you wish to get admissions in:

If you are desirous of pursuing B. Arch. in IIT Kharagpur or IIT Roorkee, you must clear the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT). The contenders who have secured a rank in JEE (Advanced) are eligible to sit for AAT. The test will be be held only at the seven zonal IITs. This means, in order to get a B. Arch course in these two institutions, one has to clear Paper 1(B. Arch. / B. Planning.) of JEE Main, JEE Advanced and AAT.
For admissions to institutions other than the IITs, JEE Main Paper 2(B. Arch. / B. Planning) scores are taken into account. Paper 2 can be attempted by pen and paper only.

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JEE Paper 2 Pattern –

JEE Main B. Arch goes on for a duration of 3 hours and includes three sections – Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing/Sketching Test. The aptitude test needs to be attempted in English only. Students are only allowed to carry their own geometry box set, erasers, pencils, crayons and color pencils. There are 3 Sections involved in this exam namely Mathematics, General Aptitude & General Knowledge and Drawing.

Section 1: Includes an Aptitude Test that has 50 Objective Questions for 200 marks. The questions in this section are all about general awareness, analytical skills of the students and reasoning ability

Section 2: This consists of Higher Mathematics from class 11th & 12th with 30 Objective Questions for 120 marks.

Section 3: This will be a Drawing test that has 2 Questions (Memory, 2D, 3D, Design Aptitude) for 70 marks.

There is Negative marks of (-1) for every wrong answer.

Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) JEE MAIN Paper 2 Syllabus

1.Freehand drawing: Simple drawing showing the entire object in its right proportion and form, relative location, surface texture, and details of its components in suitable scale, Ordinary domestic or everyday life utilizable objects like equipment, furniture, etc.

2.Geometrical drawing: Activities in geometrical drawing containing lines, triangles, angles, quadrilaterals, circles , polygons, Study of plan (aerial view), elevation (side or front views) of simple solid objects like cones, prisms, splayed surface holders, cylinders, cubes, etc.
3.Three-dimensional perception: Perception and appreciation of 3D forms with building elements, volume colour, and orientation, Visualization through constituting objects in memory.

4.Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity: Composition activity with given elements, Context mapping, Creativity test through uncommon innovative check with recognizable objects, Logic of colour grouping.

5.Architectural awareness: General awareness and interest of famous architectural creations – within the country and outside, places and celebrities (architects, designers etc.)

List of NITs offering BArch through JEE Main Paper 2

  • Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  • National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Patna
  • National Institute of Technology, Raipur
  • National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
  • National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

List of SPAs offering BArch through JEE Main Paper 2

  • School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada

List of CFTIs offering BArch through JEE Main Paper 2

  • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  • Mizoram University, Aizawal
  • Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra

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