If you seek admission in B.Arch courses in popular Centrally funded Technical institutes (CFTIs), National Institute of Technology (NITs), this blog is a nifty & ultimate guide for your all queries.
JEE Main Paper 2 is a widely known exam among B.Arch Aspirants. The JEE Main Paper 2 has been conducted on 6th January 2020.
Admission in Architecture courses in these premier institutes is through JEE Mains Paper 2.
Earlier the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam was conducted for admission to B Planning courses as well. But now the pattern has been changed. The NTA has made separate JEE Main Paper 3 for admission to B Planning courses.
Aspirants can find below a detailed blog for good preparation of JEE Main Paper 2 for B.Arch.
We're going to outline exactly what you need to do to get started and set up for JEE Main Paper 2:
For admission in 5-years architecture courses, there are two predominant entrance exams in India – JEE Mains Paper 2 & NATA (National Aptitude Test for Architecture).
Here are some salient features & differences in NATA & JEE Main Paper 2 Exam:
|JEE Mains Paper 2 vs NATA||JEE Mains Paper 2 for Architecture||NATA|
|Exam conducting Institute||National Testing Agency (NTA)||Council of Architecture|
|Paper Pattern||Mathematics – (20 + 5*) Questions – 100 marks||Mathematics – 20 Questions – 40 marks|
|Aptitude – 50 Questions – 200 marks||Aptitude – 40 Questions – 80 marks|
|Drawing Test- 2 Questions – 100 marks||Drawing Test – 2 Questions – 80 marks|
|Total Exam duration||3 hours||3 hours overall|
|Difficulty Level of the Paper||High||Moderate|
|Admitting Institutes||For Architecture and Planning programs in NITs & GFTIs||For Architecture and Planning programs in Architecture Colleges other than NITs|
|Exam Mode||Online as well as Offline||Online as well as Offline|
* 20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will be Numerical Answer Type.
Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains Paper 2 & Paper 1 is same. The qualification criteria to appear in the JEE Mains exam 2020 is:
12th Class/Equivalent Exam Passed Out Candidates in the year 2018 or 2019. Candidate must have passed the exam in desired 5 subjects including Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
12th Class/Equivalent Exam Appearing Candidates in 2020.
As per the latest notification, the candidates must have passed 10+2 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and also 50% marks in aggregate in their CBSE Class 12th Result.
Diploma Holders who have already passed or are in their final year of pursuing Degree.
Important Note – Aspirants who cleared the Class 12th/Qualifying Exam in 2017 or before as well as those who appear in such exam in 2021 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE Main 2020.
Check the Detailed Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains Paper 2.
The schedule & important dates for JEE Main Paper 2 exam has been announced by NTA. Here we have enlisted the official dates for JEE Mains Paper 2 Online Application Form, Admit Card & Result.
The result for JEE Mains Paper 2 is released separately from Paper 1.
|JEE Main Paper 2 Schedule 2020||Important Dates|
|Commencement of Online Registration Process||For January Exam||3rd Sept to 30th Sept 2019|
|For April Exam||07th Feb to 07th March 2020|
|JEE Main Admit Card 2020 Releasing Dates||For January Exam||06th December 2019|
|For April Exam||16th March 2020|
|Examination Date||For January Exam||06th January 2020|
|For April Exam||Between 3rd April 2020 to 9th April 2020|
|Result Declaration||For January Exam||By 31st January 2020|
|For April Exam||By 30th April 2020|
Check the Notification for JEE Mains 2020 Paper 2.
Paper 2 has three sections called – Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing test. Exam duration for paper 2 is 3 hours.
Check the marks weightage of every section in paper 2:
Mathematics - 20+5* Question - 100 marks
Aptitude - 50 Question - 200 marks
Drawing Test- 2 Questions - 100 marks
Total 77 questions will be asked which carries 400 marks.
The mode of exam for Mathematics and Aptitude Section will be Online. The Drawing Test will be based on Pen & Paper mode (Offline) only. For detailed patter, you can visit here - JEE Main Exam Pattern.
If you are desiring to get admission in B.Arch courses through JEE Mains, you need to mind map the prescribed syllabus for result-oriented preparation. There are no changes in the JEE Mains Exam Syllabus in 2020. The Syllabus will remain same as it was in 2020.
Syllabus for Paper 2 can be divided into following parts:
Check the JEE Mains Syllabus Paper 2 here.
Most important topics in JEE Mains Paper 2 for B.Arch are listed below. Candidates must focus on these high scoring topics while preparing for the exam.
Three dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements.
Color 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, subtraction, 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, landscape.
We have compiled a list of all JEE Mains Paper 2 question papers. To crack any examination, you need to take practice sets, mock tests & previous year papers. Here are some benefits of Solving JEE Mains Paper 2 previous papers:
Taking mock tests & JEE Mains papers a few days before the actual exam will bring you closer to the real test environment.
It improves your sitting habit, you won't feel uneasy in the exam.
Solving previous years drawing test will help you to know your accuracy & speed in this section.
It will help you to get consistent scores in all section & time management while switching among the three sections.
JEE Mains Paper 2 Sample paper, Practice papers & Mock tests serves as a microscope to demonstrate JEE aspirant’s strengths and weaknesses.
Download PDF for JEE Mains Paper 2 Previous 5 Years Papers with Solutions
JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam has successfully been conducted on 06th January 2020. Paper 2 was conducted in two phases: Phase I (9:30 AM to 12:30 PM) and Phase II (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM).
The exam contains 3 sections: Mathematics, Aptitude Test, and Drawing Test. The overall level of the exam was Moderate.
If you want to check the detailed section-wise analysis, then check it here - JEE Main Exam Analysis 2020.
If you are preparing for JEE Mains Paper 2, then you need to work your fingers to the bone. If you are appearing in both papers i.e. Paper 2 & 3, your preparation load will be mounted by leaps & bounds.
Start by taking these steps for better management of your JEE Mains Paper 2 study plan:
1. First, distinguish between Important & less important topics. Separate the topics holding higher marks weightage in Paper 2.
2. If you need some perspective about the Drawing test section, substantiate your study material with Engineering Drawing books.
3. Try to analyze objects closely & draw the dimensions. Drawing test of Architecture entrance exam is more about the design ideas, while on the other hand Drawing test in Arts is more about aesthetics.
Check more actionable tips to crack JEE Mains 2020 Paper 2.
The result of JEE Main Paper 2 will be declared by 31st January 2020. Candidates can important information regarding JEE Main Paper 2 below.
Check here - JEE Mains Paper 2 Result
Architecture colleges accepting the JEE Scores, consider opening & closing ranks of the candidates as eligibility criteria to get admission in their institute. In B.Arch all top School of Architecture and NITs close their ranks at 3000. If you want to get into top School of Architecture, you’ll need an AIR of within 500.
JAB (JEE Admission Board) declares All India Ranks of JEE Mains Candidates in the Rank list every year. These candidates can apply for the admission in colleges under JEE Mains Paper 1 & Paper 2.
The rank list for JEE Main paper 2 is prepared state wise and category wise separately from Paper 1. Candidates can check JEE Mains Paper 2 Rank List by submitting their Roll No. & DOB.
There are following institutes accepting the scorecard of the JEE Mains Paper 2 for admission in 5-year Architecture undergraduate courses.
|Architecture Institutes accepting JEE Mains Paper 2 scorecard||Location|
|Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology||Bhopal|
|National Institute of Technology||Calicut|
|National Institute of Technology||Hamirpur|
|Malaviya National Institute of Technology||Jaipur|
|Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology||Nagpur|
|Mizoram Aizwal University||Aizwal|
|National Institute of Technology||Patna|
|National Institute of Technology||Raipur|
|National Institute of Technology||Rourkela|
|National Institute of Technology||Tiruchirappalli|
|School of Planning & Architecture||Bhopal|
|School of Planning & Architecture||New Delhi|
|School of Planning & Architecture||Vijayawada|
|Department of Architecture, Jamia Milia Islamia University||New Delhi|
|Chandigarh College of Architecture||Chandigarh|
|Punjab Technical University||Patna|
|PM College of Engineering||Sonepat|
|Himgiri Zee University||Dehradun|
|Gitam Institute of Technology||Vishakapatnam|
|Deenbandhu Chottu Ram University||Sonepat|
|Dehradun Institute of Technology||Dehradun|
|ICL Institute of Architecture||Ambala|
|Faculty of Technology and Engineering||Vadodara|
|MGMs Jawaharlal Nehru Engg. College||Aurangabad|
Apart from JEE Mains Paper 2, you can appear in Architecture Aptitude Test (JEE Advanced AAT) to get admission in architecture colleges. Drop a comment in the comments' section below to ask your doubts regarding JEE Main Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria, Colleges, Admission Process etc.
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