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JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam 2020- Question Paper, Syllabus, Result, Cut Off

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam


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JEE Main Paper 2 is a widely known exam among B.Arch Aspirants. It has been conducted on 6th January 2020.

If you seek admission in B.Arch courses in popular Centrally funded Technical institutes (CFTIs), National Institute of Technology (NITs), this blog is an ultimate guide for your all queries.

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 information for good preparation of JEE Main Paper 2.

We're going to outline exactly what you need to do to get started and set up for JEE Main Paper 2:


 JEE Mains Paper 2 Eligibility

 JEE Main Paper 2 Important Dates & Notifications

 JEE Mains paper 2 Exam Pattern 2020

 JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2020

 JEE Mains Paper 2 with Solutions

 JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam Analysis 2020

 How to Prepare for Paper 2 in JEE Mains 2020

 JEE Main Paper 2 Result | Cut Off Marks & Rank List

 Participating Colleges Accepting JEE Mains Paper 2 Scores



Looking for Updated Syllabus for JEE Main 2020 Exam? Click Here to Download Free PDF for All Subjects of Paper 1 & 2.



JEE Mains Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria 2020


Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains Paper 2 is same as Paper 1. The qualification criteria to appear in this exam 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.



JEE Main 2020 Model Papers with Detailed Solutions by IIT Experts are available for Free. Click to Download Free PDF.



JEE Mains 2020 Paper 2 Important Notifications


The schedule & important dates for JEE Main Paper 2 exam has been announced by NTA. Here we have provided the latest update of JEE Mains Paper 2.

The result for JEE Mains Paper 2 has been released on 23rd January 2020 along with the final answer key. Candidates can now check their result and download the answer key on the official website.

To know the important dates and other latest updates about the JEE Main Exam, check the JEE Mains 2020 Notification for Paper 2 here.



JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2020


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.



JEE Mains B.Arch Syllabus 2020


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:


Aptitude Test

Drawing Test

 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.



Download JEE Main Last 5 Years Papers & Solutions



JEE Mains Paper 2 Previous Year Question Papers & Solutions


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 Analysis 2020


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.



Boost your exam preparation by practicing with JEE Main 2020 Model Papers Download Free PDF.



How to Prepare for Paper 2 in JEE Mains 2020 – Tips to Get Better Marks


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.



JEE Main Paper 2 Result 2020 | Check Rank List & Cut Off Marks


The result of JEE Main Paper 2 has been declared on 23rd 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.



List of JEE Mains Architecture Colleges


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
BITS, Mesra Ranchi
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
SRM University Chennai
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



Get the Complete List of JEE Main 2020 Important Topics & their Marking Weightage for All Subjects. Download Free PDF Here.



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.

Thank You!!



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  • Ravi teja
    Hlo sir... I want to know that the minimum marks to score for jee msin paper 2.. minimum marks tell me sir for OBC.........
    Hello Ravi,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    You can check the minimum marks of OBC category through JEE M...
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  • Akansha kalam
    I scored 10315 rank in jee paper 2 from SC category which collage should i expect ?
  • Tauseef Raza
    Sir I have confusion that we performed better in nata exam so on the basis of this nata score we don't get admission in any governmental college like j j college of architecture Mu...
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    Hello Tauseef Raza,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Through the eligibility of admission in Sir JJ college for architecture you require to pass 10+2 or equivalent exam with 50% m...
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  • Muskan
    I got 95.0567 percentile in JEE paper 2. Can i get a good govt college?
  • Vaibhav singh
    I scored 17000 rank in JEE paper 2 which college should I expect can I get admission in NIT?
    Hello Vaibhav Singh,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Through last year cut off for NIT Hamirpur the opening and closing rank for general category was 2491-11202 and for OBC was 2...
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  • Nikita goyal
    I scored 96 in now what should I do for getting college
  • Monika chourasiya
    Hello sir, I have scored 95%tile in January paper 2 attempt .can I get any arch collage by it
  • Keerthana reddy
    I scored 230 in jee mains paper 2.I belong to OC-female category.What rank and in which college can I expect seat?
  • Bhanu rekha
    How prepare for b.arch maths
  • Charani.r
    I appeared in jee mains paper 2 exam which was conducted in Jan(2019),my aptitude and drawing sections got a very good percentile but I got very low percentile in mathematics secti...
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    Hello Charani,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can check out preparation books for JEE Mains and JEE Adva...
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