JEE Main Introduction
Architects plan, design and construct the infrastructure that builds the environment of every country, thus playing a crucial role in its development. Indian architecture has always been held in high regard by patrons all over the world. Future aspirants to this field face the challenge of, and are entrusted to, keep up this legacy. Thereby, in order to attend the prestigious architecture colleges of the country, students must qualify the national level entrance exam JEE Main for B. Arch courses in India. Some of the top colleges that require entering the JEE entrance exam are as follows:
- Indian Institute of Technology
- Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology
- National Institute of Technology
- Malaviya National Institute of Technology
- Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology
- BITS , Mesra
- School of Planning & Architecture
- Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
- Chandigarh College of Architecture
- SRM University
- Punjab Technical University
- PM College of Engineering
- Himgiri Zee University
- Gitam Institute of Technology
- Deenbandhu Chottu Ram University
- Dehradun Institute of Technology
- ICL Institute of Architecture
- Faculty of Technology and Engineering
- MGMs Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College
After passing Class XII with a minimum percentage of 50, students interested in an architecture career can enrol in a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) undergraduate program. Almost around 350 B. Arch colleges in India offer undergraduate programs in architecture. On the basis of JEE Main Paper-2 scores, colleges such as IIT and NITs facilitate admissions. The JEE exams are considered extremely prestigious as IIT and NIT offer some of the best architecture and engineering courses in the country.
What is the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam?
The JEE Main Paper 2 is also referred to as the B. Arch entrance exam. It is usually held nation-wide during the Class XII board exams or immediately after. According to the latest notification from NTA, candidates in preparation to take admission in B.Arch courses through JEE Main in 2020 should have Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects at 10+2 level and should also have secured above 50% marks in each subject.
The exam is divided into three sections. The first section consists of questions that evaluate students’ mathematical abilities. The second part consists of architectural aptitude with questions to test 3D visualization skills of students, their knowledge on building construction, well-known architects and famous buildings. The third part is a drawing test that evaluates the creative ability of students, along with their presentation skills and ability to come up with unique solutions. The answer sheets are scrutinised by a panel that consists of experts in areas of mathematics, architectural construction and artists.
JEE entrance exams are extremely rigorous and competitive. Nonetheless, our School of Art and Design which was established 2004 with state-of-the-art resources, has an intensive curriculum, and professional art equipment which can suitably provide the training and coaching required to crack the architecture entrance exam.
We have a creative and visionary faculty, under whose guidance budding artists can maximize their potential and build an impressive portfolio. Our art classes are an invigorating experience where imagination meets ingenuity. Architecture requires enhanced skills in visualization and observation, and candidates need to master sketching and drawing techniques in order to qualify the JEE entrance test. EdNet can assist you in honing your creative abilities and artistic skills through our course that focuses on –
- Elements of Art & Design
- Drill Lessons
- Principles of Art & Design
- Colour Theory
- Still Life
- Human Anatomy Study
- Foliage/Nature Study
- Design (2D & 3D)
- Pictorial Drawing
- Perspective Drawing
Moreover, we introduce students to a sophisticated range of mediums and techniques in sculpting, printing and graphic design. Further, we can guide and instruct students in the use of digital software such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Illustrator.
EdNet’s test classes focus on enhancing students’ capabilities in the following areas:
- Numerical Ability
- English Language & Comprehension
- Reasoning & Logical Deduction
- General Awareness
Students can prepare themselves to appear in exams like JEE Paper 2, NATA, GAT and CAT, with thorough guidance from our panel of esteemed test instructors.
JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria
NTA released a notice about changes in the eligibility criteria for admission to B.Arch courses through JEE Main 2020.
For the JEE Main exam 2020, NTA released a notice about changes in the eligibility criteria for admission to B.Arch courses. Only applicants who satisfy the criteria are only eligible to fill the application form. The eligibility criteria are given below:
Age limit: No age limit to be eligible for JEE Main 2020.
Candidates either must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination.
Candidates who are appearing for 10+2 or equivalent exam in the same year are also eligible.
Candidates must have secured 50% marks in aggregate.
It is compulsory for candidates to have taken five subjects at 10+2 or equivalent qualifying exam.
The subjects for B. Arch/B. Planning are – Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and one other subject of the student’s choice.