The architecture programme is available only at the Indian Institutes of Technology located at Kharagpur and Roorkee. Candidates who desire to join the Bachelor of Architecture program at these institutes will have to succeed the Architecture Aptitude Test, which itself can be written only after qualifying JEE Advanced.
Procedure for registering for Architecture Aptitude Test
- Candidates must register for the AAT online at the JEE Advanced 2017 online portal after the results for JEE Advanced 2017 have been announced.
- Students who have registered for the AAT can write it only at the seven zonal coordinating IITs, as it will be conducted only there.
- There is no separate admit card that will be issued for the AAT. The JEE Advanced 2017 original admit card must be produced in the examination hall for AAT.
- Drawing and colouring aids shall not be provided by the institute where the AAT is held, the students shall have to bring them themselves.
The question paper will be of three hours’ duration, and available only in English. No other language mode will be available for AAT. The results of JEE Advanced’s Architecture Aptitude Test will be declared on the JEE Advanced 2017 online portal. Only students who have secured marks above the cut-off marks will be declared as having passed the AAT. There is no separate ranking in the AAT, and neither is there a separate cut-off for students of any category. The cut-off marks will be decided by the Join Implementation Committee of JEE Advanced 2017.
The allotment of seats will be solely based on the category wise All India Rank in JEE Advanced 2017, and not the marks secured in AAT. The important dates for JEE Advanced’s Architecture Aptitude Test are given below:
|Portal for AAT (same as that for JEE Advanced 2017)||jeeadv.ac.in|
|Registration for AAT||Sunday, June 11, 2017, 10:00 IST
to Monday, June 12, 2017, 17:00 IST
|Architecture Aptitude Test||Wednesday, June 14, 2017
09:00 to 12:00 IST
|Declaration of AAT Results||Sunday, June 18, 2017|
The cut-off ranks for various categories are given below for AAT (2016), based on JEE Advanced 2017 All India Ranks.
|Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee||4778||10422||2604||3763||1757||2134||867||1072|
|Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur||5783||10310||2480||4381||1815||2347||471||471|
This would comprise of simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its component parts in appropriate scale. Common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like furniture, equipment, etc., from memory.
Exercises in geometrical drawing containing lines, angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, circles, etc. Study of plan (top view), elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like prisms, cones, cylinders, cubes, splayed surface holders, etc.
Understanding and appreciation of three-dimensional forms with building elements, colour, volume and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory.
Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
Composition exercise with given elements. Context mapping. Creativity check through innovative uncommon test with familiar objects. Sense of colour grouping or application.
General interest and awareness of famous architectural creations – both national and international, places and personalities (architects, designers, etc.) in the related domain.