JEE Mains (B.Arch) is conducted by the CBSE for all government colleges and state-funded universities. It is usually held in the first week of April. JEE Mains (B.Arch) is conducted by the CBSE for all government colleges and state-funded universities. It is usually held in the first week of April.
JEE (Main) – 2018 shall have 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. Subject combinations for B.Arch with the type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR JEE 2018
Date of Birth – Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1992 are eligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1987 are eligible.
Year of Appearance in JEE Mains – Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2016/17; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2018 are eligible to appear in JEE(Main)- 2017. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2014 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2019 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2018.
The number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination – Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main) – 2018 with Maths and English as compulsory subjects.
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|Subject||Type of Question
|Mode of exam|
|Paper-2 for B. Arch/Planning||Mathematics-part 1||Objective type|
|Aptitude Test- part 2||Objective type|
|Drawing Test- Part 3||Questions to test drawing aptitude|
|Only pen and paper based|
SYLLABUS FOR JEE MAINS PAPER 2
The pen and paper test comprises of three parts:
1) Mathematics – Sets, Relations and Functions ,Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Mathematical Induction, Sequences and Series , Permutations and Combinations, Limits, Continuity and Differentiability,, Applications of Binomial Theorem, Integral Calculus, Differential Equation, Vector Algebra, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Probability, Statistics, and Mathematical Reasoning.
2) Aptitude Test – Awareness of places, persons, buildings and materials, Texture and objects related to Architecture and building environment, Visualising 3D objects from 2D drawings, Visualising different sides of 3D objects, Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal), Analytical Reasoning, Three dimensional – perception and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, colour texture, building forms and elements, contrast and harmony.
For a detailed insight on what to study for the theory part, click here.
3) Drawing Test – Drawing and designing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil, Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union, Elevations and 3D views of objects Rotation, Development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms, Sketching of activities from memory of urban scenes (public space, festivals, market, street scenes, recreational spaces monuments, etc.), landscape (gardens, trees, riverfronts, jungles, plants etc.) and rural life.