JEE Main Paper 2 is very popular engineering exam for B.arch and B.plan courses which is offered by the top institutes i.e. IIITs, NITs, IITs, CFTs. Last year 1.5 lac candidates participated in this exam. It is expected that this year the number will increased. It will be conducted by CBSE on 8th April 2018. As JEE Main Exam dates previously declared by the CBSE. Offline mode exam will be conducted on 8th April 2018, Online mode exam will be conducted on 15th & 16th April 2018. This exam is for admission into undergraduate engineering courses. It is conducted for admission into the B.arch & B.plan Courses.
Scheme of Examination
JEE Mains Paper 2
Exam conducting Institute
Council of Architecture.
Mathematics – 30 Question – 120 marks.
Mathematics – 20 Question – 40 marks.
Aptitude – 50 Question – 200 marks.
Aptitude – 40 Question – 80 marks.
Drawing Test- 2 Questions – 70 marks.
Drawing Test – 2 Questions – 80 marks.
Total Exam duration
90 Minutes per section or 3 hours overall.
Difficulty Level of the Paper
For Architecture and Planning programs in NITs & GFTIs.
For Architecture and Planning programs in Architecture Colleges other than NITs.
Pen-Paper based Offline Mode
JEE Main B.Arch Syllabus (Paper 2)
Sets, Relations and Functions , Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Complex Numbers, Mathematical Induction, Sequences and Series , Limits, Continuity and Differentiability,, Applications of Binomial Theorem, Permutations and Combinations, Integral Calculus, Differential Equation, Vector Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Trigonometry, Probability, Statistics, and Mathematical Reasoning.
Aptitude Test Syllabus: PART 1:
Awareness of places, persons, Texture and objects related to Architecture and building environment, buildings and materials, Visualising 3D objects from 2D drawings, Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal), Visualising different sides of 3D objects, Analytical Reasoning.
Three dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, contrast and harmony. Drawing and designing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil, colour texture, building forms and elements, Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surface & volumes, Generation of Plan, Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms, Elevations and 3 D views of objects, Sketching of scenes & activities from memory of urban scapes (public space, festivals, market, street scenes, recreational spaces, monuments, etc.), landscape (gardens, trees, river fronts, jungles, plants etc.) and rural life.
The candidates who wish to pursue B.Arch in the two IITs, namely, IIT Roorkee or IIT Kharagpur, have to appear for AAT (Aptitude Awareness Test).
Freehand Drawing: Simple drawing showing the entire object in its right proportion and form, surface texture, and details of its components in suitable scale, relative location, Ordinary domestic or everyday life utilizable objects like equipment, furniture, etc.
Geometrical Drawing: Activities in geometrical drawing containing lines, triangles, angles, quadrilaterals, circles , polygons, elevation (side or front views) of simple solid objects like cones, prisms, splayed surface holders, cylinders, cubes, Study of plan (aerial view), etc.
Three-dimensional Perception: Perception and appreciation of 3D forms with building elements, Visualization through constituting objects in memory, volume colour and orientation,.
Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity: Composition activity with given elements, Creativity test through uncommon innovative check with recognizable objects, Context mapping, Logic of colour grouping.
Architectural Awareness: General awareness and interest of famous architectural creations – within the country and outside, places and celebrities (architects, designers etc.).
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