All You Need to Know About JEE MAIN – Paper 2


Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is a nationwide entrance examination that is organised by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). This competitive test is conducted for admittance to various undergraduate architecture and engineering courses in institutions across India.

JEE main entrance exam pattern is thoroughly objective. It consists of two papers. Paper 1 for engineering aspirants and paper 2 for architecture applicants. Mode of examination for paper one will be online as well as offline whereas the mode of examination for paper two will be offline.

JEE Main Paper 2 for B.arch comprises of questions regarding architecture where students must be familiar with acclaimed national and international buildings. Candidates drawing skills will be tested in drawing test accounting to how well a candidate will be able to depict their surrounding observation through drawings.

In addition to this candidates must have a clear notion of relevant topics and exam pattern. B.Arch (JEE) is a three hours duration paper consisting of Sketching/Drawing Test, Mathematics and Aptitude.

Syllabus For JEE Mains – B.Arch

  • Drawing Test

Designing and drawing of geometrical patterns, 3D observations, colours and textures, building forms and elements, harmony and contrast, plan generation, development of surfaces and volumes, 2D and 3D transformation union, subtraction and rotation.

  • Maths

Three Dimensional Geometry, Induction, Relations and Functions, Integral Calculus, Vector Algebra, Quadratic Equations, Differentiability, Co-ordinate Geometry, Statistics and Probability, Matrices and Determinants, Simple Applications of Binomial Theorem, Mathematical Reasoning, Limit and Continuity, Complex Numbers, Sets, Sequences and Series.

  • Aptitude Test

3D objects visualization from 2D drawings, Texture related Architecture, objects, analytical reasoning and mental ability, Awareness of build-environment and 3D objects visualization.

Tips to Crack B.Arch

  • Importance of School Studies

The first and foremost step towards preparation of JEE exam is to pay attention in class 11 and class 12 as most of the concepts that are taught in a class (recognized boards) are covered in JEE Main and JEE Advanced syllabus.

  • Study Plan

Understand the concepts clearly before proceeding to next topic. Segregate your syllabus into weekly and monthly sectors. Make use of Engineering Drawing Note for 2D/3D questions preparation. To avoid tedious repetition, try to add variation in your daily study schedule (i.e. studying Drawing, Math’s and Aptitude related concepts).

  • Time Management

Time Management is one of the key aspects for success. Time must be spared to each subject. Most of the IITians start preparing for exam one year before the examination.

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