JEE Main includes 2 papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is meant for B. Tech candidates while aspirants applying for B. Arch course should attempt Paper 2 of JEE Main. Paper 2 comprises three sections- Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing.
JEE Main Paper 2 is only organized in Pen and Paper mode. Aspirants applying for JEE Main Paper 1 can also apply for JEE Main Paper 2 and vice versa but the Application fee is various for appearing in both or single exam. Check Here JEE Main Sample Papers
JEE Main Paper 2 aims at measuring the aptitude of the participant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability, that have been earned over a long duration of time.
CBSE will release the schedule for JEE Main 2018 online and offline examination. The exam will be organized in the first week of April 2018 in both online and offline mode. You can check the calendar of events mentioned below for regular updates and procedure wise deadlines.
|JEE Main Form Correction Window||Third week of January 2018|
|Availability of JEE Main Hall Ticket||Second week of March 2018|
|JEE Main 2018 paper 2 (Pen and Paper Based Test)||yet to be released|
|Online Display of JEE Main Response Key & OMR Sheet Image||April 18- April 22, 2018|
|Declaration of scorecard and JEE Main merit list||April 28, 2018|
|Declaration of All India Rank||Before or on June 30, 2018|
The basic eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE Main is to pass class 12 or equivalent exam with 45%marks in each of the subject (40% in case of reserved categories). Other compulsory requirements are mentioned below: -
Age Limit: Aspirants must have been born on or after October 1, 1993 (October 1, 1988 for SC/ST aspirants) to be applicable for JEE Main Paper 2.
JEE Main Paper 2 for B. Arch is a 3-hour examination that comprises three sections – Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing/Sketching Test. Students must carry their own geometry box set, pencils, erasers, crayons and color pencils. The aptitude test must be attempted in English only.
|Paper||Subjects||Type of Question||Method of Exam|
|JEE Main Paper 2 for B. Arch/ B. Planning|
Part 1: Mathematics
Part 2: Aptitude Test
Part 3: Drawing Test
Part 1 and Part 2 – Objective Type
Part 3 – Questions to Test Drawing Aptitude
|Pen and Paper Based Only|
Section 1: Consist of Aptitude Test with 50 Objective Questions for 200 marks. Questions are based on general awareness, reasoning ability, analytical skills.
Section 2: Will be a Math Test with 30 Objective Questions for 120 marks. Check Clear JEE Main Exam Format
Section 3: Will be a Drawing test with 2 Questions (Memory, 2D Design) for 70 marks
Note: Drawing Questions have to be attempted on the separate drawing sheet placed on the response sheet.
JEE Main Paper 2 Result will be declared separately. Once the result is declared, a cut off list is prepared and those who qualify in JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off shall proceed to the admission procedure.
CBSE scrapped the inclusion of class 12 weight while preparing merit list, however, it is compulsory to score minimum 75% marks in the qualifying exams to get via with admission procedure. The admission procedure will be finished once registration for JoSAA Counseling is done.
In case of a tie, i.e. when two or more aspirants obtain equal marks (by giving 60% weight to performance in JEE (Main) and 40% weight to normalized marks in Class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination), inter-se merit of such aspirants shall be decided in the following order:
If you are desiring to get admission in B.Arch & B.Planning courses via JEE Mains, you required minding map the prescribed syllabus for result-oriented preparation. There are no changes in the JEE Mains Exam Syllabus in 2018. The Syllabus will remain same as it was in 2017.
Syllabus for Paper 2 can be divided into three major parts:
Most important topics in JEE Mains Paper 2 for B.Arch are listed below. Aspirants must focus on these high scoring topics while preparing for the exam.
Note: Aspirants must bring their own geometry box set, pencils, erasers and color pencils or crayons.
Preparation for JEE Main Paper 2 requires a good grasp of Aptitude and Mathematical concepts along with drawing and sketching skills. Therefore, to ace the exam and secure a good college it is necessary to go for the best books for JEE Main Paper 2.
Listed below are some of the advisable books for JEE Main Paper 2 Preparation.
|Name of Books||Author’s Name||ISBN Number|
|A Clear Self Study Guide for B. Arch 2015||PK Mishra||9351761991|
|A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||R.S. Aggarwal||8121905516|
|NATA / JEE - Study Material Kit 2016- 17||SILICA||B00NIOCP1W|
|Keys to Drawing (English, Paperback, Dodson)||North Light Books||0891343377|