JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus: Check here important topics

JEE Main Paper 2 is a widely known exam among B. Architecture & B. Planning Aspirants. Every year nearly 1.5 lakh candidates appear in this exam. This year the exam will be conducted on 8th April 2018. It is totally offline based exam. Here you will find all the JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus, important topics and preparation tips.

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JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus: Mathematics

  1. Sets, Relations and Functions
  2. Complex Numbers
  3. Quadratic Equations
  4. Matrices and Determinants
  5. Mathematical Induction
  6. Sequences and Series
  7. Permutations and Combinations
  8. Limits
  9. Continuity and Differentiability
  10. Applications of Binomial Theorem
  11. Integral Calculus
  12. Differential Equation
  13. Vector Algebra
  14. Trigonometry
  15. Co-ordinate Geometry
  16. Three Dimensional Geometry
  17. Probability
  18. Statistics
  19. Mathematical Reasoning

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JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus: Aptitude test

  1. Awareness of places, persons, buildings and materials
  2. Texture and objects related to Architecture and building environment.
  3. Visualizing 3D objects from 2D drawings.
  4. Visualizing different sides of 3D objects
  5. Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal)
  6. Analytical Reasoning
  7. Three dimensional – perception and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects.
  8. Color texture, building forms and elements, contrast and harmony.

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JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus: Drawing test

  1. Drawing and designing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil
  2. Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union
  3. Elevations and 3 D views of objects Rotation
  4. Development of surfaces and volumes
  5. Generation of Plan
  6. Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms
  7. Sketching of activities from memory of urban scenes (public space, festivals, market, street scenes, recreational spaces monuments, etc.), landscape (gardens, trees, river fronts, jungles, plants etc.) and rural life.

The candidates who wish to pursue B. Architecture in the two IITs, namely, IIT Roorkee or IIT Kharagpur, have to appear for AAT (Aptitude Awareness Test).

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus

JEE MAIN Paper 2 Syllabus: Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

  1. Freehand drawing: Simple drawing showing the entire object in its right proportion and form, relative location, surface texture, and details of its components in suitable scale, Ordinary domestic or everyday life utilizable objects like equipment, furniture, etc.
  2. Geometrical drawing: Activities in geometrical drawing containing lines, triangles, angles, quadrilaterals, circles , polygons, Study of plan (aerial view), elevation (side or front views) of simple solid objects like cones, prisms,  splayed surface holders, cylinders, cubes, etc.
  3. Three-dimensional perception: Perception and appreciation of 3D forms with building elements, volume color, and orientation, Visualization through constituting objects in memory.
  4. Architectural awareness: General awareness and interest of famous architectural creations – within the country and outside, places and celebrities (architects, designers etc.)
  5. Architectural awareness: General awareness and interest of famous architectural creations – within the country and outside, places and celebrities (architects, designers etc.)

Important topics

Most important topics in JEE Mains Paper 2 for B. Architecture 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.
Subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects, Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union.
Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
Sketching of scenes and activities from memory, landscape.

Best Books to Prepare for JEE Main Paper 2

Preparation for JEE Main Paper 2 requires a good grasp in 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 recommended books for JEE Main Paper 2 Preparation.

Name of Books Author’s Name ISBN Number
A Complete 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 891343377

Preparation tips

Well, the best way to prepare for the JEE Main Exam is consistent practice. The performance can be enhanced by dedicating more hours to self-study. Some handy tips are:

  1. Make a timetable for self-study
  2. Start preparing immediately after class 10 boards are over.
  3. Start working within the time frame.
  4. Take help from the seniors in problem-solving.
  5. Make notes of all the important topics, especially which appear lengthy.
  6. Take breaks to keep yourself fresh.
  7. Analyze your strengths.