JEE MAINS (BARCH) is conducted by the CBSE for all government colleges and state funded universities. It is usually held in the first week of April.
From 2017, there have been some changes in the JEE Exam pattern notified by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India –
- No weightage will be given for the 12thclass marks for calculating the rank in counselling. The examination itself will be the deciding factor for merit list for the colleges.
- For the candidates to qualify for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Advanced)/JEE(Main) ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks (general category), 65% (SC/ST cat) in the 12th class examination.
JEE (Main) – 2018 will be having has two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to.
Architecture aspirants need to appear only for PAPER 2.
Paper 2 will only happen through pen paper mode. There is no option of online exam for Architecture exam.
Schedule of examination
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Aptitude Test- part 2
Drawing Test- Part 3
questions to test drawing aptitude
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It is wise to start preparing for the exam well in advance to seek admission into a prestigious architecture college.
A complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch. Entrance Examination Paperback – 2016
Steps to Architecture (NATA) B. Arch Entrance Exam Guide Paperback – 2016
Steps to Architecture: B. Arch (NATA/JEE) Main Exam Guide Paperback – 2017
NATA & B. ARCH Complete Self Study Material: Entrance Examination
Syllabus for aptitude and drawing test JEE exam 2018
Part – I
Syllabus for aptitude and drawing test jee exam, Part I includes the following:
Understanding of people, Buildings, Places, Objects, Materials, Texture related to Architecture and build environment.
Visualising different sides of three-dimensional objects.
Visualising three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings
Analytical reasoning mental ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal).
Part – II
Three dimensional – perception:
Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony and contrast.
Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtractions, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects.
Creating two dimensional and three dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces etc.), landscape (river fronts, jungles. gardens, trees, plants etc.) and rural life.
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