JEE Paper-II B.Arch

The National Testing Agency has released the official syllabus of JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2020. This year, the authorities have added a new section of the scheme for B.Plan candidates. Candidates who have applied for B.Planning will have to try the planning section instead of the drawing section. The JEE Main Paper 2 will be conducted in online mode for admission to undergraduate architecture courses. Before starting their preparation for JEE Main 2020 Paper 2, candidates are advised to check the syllabus of Paper 2 to plan their preparation. The JEE Main Architecture Examination will basically consist of three sections – Mathematics, General Aptitude, Drawing Skills, while the B.Planning paper will cover Mathematics, General Aptitude and Planning. The candidates of JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 Syllabus appearing for the exam can get deep knowledge about the topics and concepts from which the questions will be asked in the exam. This way students can check the weightage given for each section to see which topics are important and which are relatively easy. To get detailed information about JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2020, read the full article below.

JEE Main 2020 will be conducted twice a year in online mode – January and April. The result of JEE Main 2020 for the January session will be announced on 31 January.

Important Dates

JEE Main 2020 January Dates April Dates
Information brochure release date 03 Sep 2019 Jan 2020
Release of application form 02 03 Sep 2019 07 Feb 2020
Last date to submit application form 30 Sep 2019 07 Mar 2020
Last date to pay application fee 01 Oct 2019 1st week of Mar 2020
Application form correction starts from 11 – 17 Oct 2019 2nd week of Mar 2020
Admit card releases on 06 Dec 2019 16 Mar 2020
JEE Main 2020 exam date 06 Jan 2020 05, 07, 08, 09, 11 Apr 2020
Availability of answer key 23 Jan 2020 3rd week of Apr 2020
Declaration of result 23 Jan 2020 30 Apr 2020
JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2020

Part I Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials. Objects, texture-related texture and the build-environment. Imagining three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawing. Visualizing. Different sides of three-dimensional objects. Analytical reasoning mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal).
Part II Three Dimensional – Perception: The scale and proportion of objects, color textures, harmony and vice versa, understanding and appreciation of construction forms and elements. Design and drawing of geometric or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. Transformation of 2D and 3D union forms, rotation subtraction, development of surfaces and versions, elevation of plan and 3D views of objects. Creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using the given shapes and forms.
Sketching of scenes and activities from Urbanscape (monuments, public spaces, festivals, markets, street scenes, recreational spaces, etc.), landscapes (river fronts, forests, trees, plants, etc.) and the memory of rural life.
Part III (Planning) (Planning) General awareness about development issues, government programs / schemes etc., comprehension, critical thinking and analytical skills, graphs, charts and map reading skills, simple statistics, CBSE Class X social science subject.

Note: For Aptitude Test, candidates have to bring their own geometry box, pencil, eraser, color pencil and crayon.

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus – Mathematics

Subject Topics
Mathematics Complex numbers and quadratic equations

Matrices and determinants

Sets, relations and functions

Mathematical induction

Permutations and combinations

Mathematical reasoning

Limit, continuity and differentiability

Integral calculus

Three-dimensional geometry

Differential equations

Binomial theorem and its simple applications

Sequences and series

Vector algebra

Statistics and probability


Co-ordinate geometry

Along with the syllabus of the exam, the candidates should also go through the JEE Main Paper 2 exam pattern on how the exam is going to be conducted.

The detailed exam pattern of JEE Main paper 2 is given below:

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Particular Details
Mode of Exam Mathematics and Aptitude Test will be held as a computer-based test, while the drawing exam will be in offline (pen and paper based) mode
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Sections Mathematics, General Aptitude, Drawing Skills/Planning
Number of Questions Aptitude – 50, Mathematics – 30 and Drawing – 2/Planning – 25
Marking Scheme Every correct answer will fetch 4 marks, whereas 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response. In case of drawing questions, it will be of total 70 marks. The marks for each question will be mentioned along with it.

Marking Scheme of JEE Main 2020

Particulars Details
Correct Response 4 marks will be given for every correct answer.
Incorrect Response 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answe
Not Attempted No marks will be given for unattempted questions
Total Marks 360 marks

JEE B. Arch

Subject Distribution of Marks Marks Mode of Exam
Drawing test 02 x 50 marks 100 Paper and pencil
General Aptitude 50 x 4 marks 200 MCQ (Online)
Mathematics 25 x 4 marks 100 MCQ (Online)
Total 400

JEE B. Planning

Subject Distribution of Marks Marks Mode of Exam
Planning Based MCQ 25 x 4 marks 100 MCQ (Online)
Aptitude 50 x 4 marks 200
Mathematics 25 x 4 marks 100
Total 400