If you seek admission in B.Arch & B.planning 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 & B.Planning Aspirants. The JEE Main Paper 2 was conducted on Tuesday, 8th January 2019. The duration of examination was 3 hrs.This year nearly 1.8 lakh candidates appeared in this exam.
Important Announcement - As per the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, the students preparing for Joint Entrance Exam may appear in the JEE Main Exam twice a year as the JEE Main Exam was conducted from 08th to 12th January 2019 and will be conducted in the month of April. The National Testing Agency is going to conduct JEE Main Exam.
Admission in Architecture and Planning courses in these premier institutes is through JEE Mains Paper 2.
JEE Main Exam consists of two papers:
Paper 1 is held for undergraduate engineering courses in the above-mentioned institutes.
Paper 2 is conducted for the admission process for B.Arch & B.Planning Undergraduate Courses in NITs & GFTIs (Government Funded Technical Institutes).
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 – 30 Question – 120 marks||Mathematics – 20 Question – 40 marks|
|Aptitude – 50 Question – 200 marks||Aptitude – 40 Question – 80 marks|
|Drawing Test- 3 Questions – 70 marks||Drawing Test – 2 Questions – 80 marks|
|Total Exam duration||3 hours||90 Minutes per section or 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||Offline||Pen-Paper based Offline Mode|
Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains Paper 2 & Paper 1 is same. The qualification criteria to appear in the JEE Mains exam 2019 is:
12th Class/Equivalent Exam Passed Out Candidates in the year 2017 or 2018. Candidate must have passed the exam in desired 5 subjects including Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
12th Class/Equivalent Exam Appearing Candidates in 2019.
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 their CBSE Class 12th Result 2019.
Diploma Holders who have already passed or are in their final year of pursuing Degree.
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 2019||Important Dates|
|Commencement of Online Registration Process||For January Exam||September 1-30, 2018|
|For April Exam||February 2nd Week 2019|
|JEE Main Admit Card 2019 Releasing Dates||For January Exam||17th December 2018|
|For April Exam||18th March 2019|
|Examination Date||For January Exam||January 8-12, 2019 (Paper 1)January 8, 2019 (Paper 2)|
|For April Exam||April 6-20, 2019|
|Result Date||For January Exam||31st January 2019 (Announced)|
|For April Exam||May 1st Week 2019|
Check the Notification for JEE Mains 2019 Paper 2.
As the JEE Paper 2 was in Offline and Online mode, the exam was conducted on 8th January in two shifts (9.30 am to 12.30 pm) & (2.30 to 5.30 pm).For nearly 1.8 lakh candidates the JEE Main Paper 2 was conducted at 390 exam centers across country and at 6 abroad exam centers.
JEE Mains Paper consists of two papers – Paper 1 & 2. Both the papers have a different paper pattern.
Paper 1 has three subjects namely: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. There are overall 90 questions. Exam duration is 3 hours.
Paper 2 has three sections called – Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing test. Exam duration for paper 2 is 3 hours. There are total 83 questions in the paper.
Check the marks weightage of every section in paper 2:
Mathematics - 30 Question - 120 marks
Aptitude - 50 Question - 200 marks
Drawing Test- 3 Questions - 70 marks
|Paper||Subjects||Type of Questions||Mode of Test|
|Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.)||Physics Chemistry Mathematics||Objective type||Computer based|
|Paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Planning)||Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II Drawing Test – Part III||Objective type in Aptitude and Mathematics except Drawing section||CBT & Pen and Paper based|
If you are desiring to get admission in B.Arch & B.Planning 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 2019. The Syllabus will remain same as it was in 2018.
Syllabus for Paper 2 can be divided into three major parts:
Mathematics – Part I
Aptitude Test – Part II
Drawing Test – Part III
Check the JEE Mains Syllabus for Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing test in Paper II 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.
Paper 2 contains 3 parts. Mathematics, Aptitude Test, and Drawing Test. Total of 83 questions were asked in the JEE Main 2019 Paper 2, which carried 390 marks.
As per the JEE students reviews, the Aptitude section was manageable while the mathematics section was a bit lengthy.This year 3 Questions were asked in the Drawing section.
Each correct answer will give 4 marks and ¼ mark for that question will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
There were 3 drawing questions containing total 70 marks.
Mathematics section was the lengthiest among all the three sections. The Standard of paper was high. While for those who know the tricks, questions were not difficult for them. The questions were completely from the Syllabus.
The Mathematics was the lengthiest and of Moderate Difficulty level amongst all the three sections. Most of the Questions in this section were repeated from the last Year Question Papers. The Questions asked were mostly Class 11th Level. The weightage ratio of the questions from class 11th and 12th was 60:40.
The exam pattern in Aptitude was same as previous year. The Questions were tricky, some questions like counting surfaces or counting shapes were removed and in place of these questions, some more easy questions were added. The GK part of aptitude was manageable that consists of overall 15 questions.
This section consists of 50 questions carrying 4 marks each. The Aptitude section was the easiest among all as per the student’s reactions.
Overall, the Questions were asked from each topic in Aptitude Section.The Questions from the Abbreviations, 3D Images, Colors and buildings were asked in the Question paper.
Drawing section of the JEE Main Paper 2 was length and difficult. The Drawing section consists of 3 Questions carrying a total of 70 marks. First question of this section was of 30 marks while other two questions were carrying weightage of 20 marks each.
Among all the three questions, the first question was having total three options. First option was to design the curtain of a small girl’s room. In second option the students were asked to sketch of their favorite film actor and the third option was to sketch the scene of people sitting around a bonfire.
Second Question was quite complicated a square design was given and the students had to draw the design by drawing the replica to double its size.
In last Question of Drawing section, students had to draw a square with random designs using curved lines and color. The Questions were majorly asked from this section
There are approximately 850 B. Arch/ B. Planning seats in various NITs/ Architecture institutes that accept JEE Main Scorecard. If you are preparing for JEE Mains Paper 2, you need to work your fingers to the bone. If you are appearing in both papers, 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 2019 Paper 2.
The result of JEE Main Paper 2 is released separately a month after the announcement of JEE Main Paper 1 results. The JEE Main Paper 2 Result has been released on 31st January 2019 as per the official notification.
Check here - JEE Mains Paper 2 Result 2018
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 Planning & Architecture and NITs close their ranks at 3000. If you want to get into top School of Planning & 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 is state wise and category wise. The rank list for JEE Main paper 2 is released separately from the 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 & Planning 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) or NATA to get admission in architecture colleges. Drop us a line in the comment section to #AskEduncle about your doubts regarding JEE Main Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria, Colleges, Admission Process etc.
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