Mumbai: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, the responsible authority to conduct the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018, has released the syllabus of the coveted entrance exam on its official website.
Along with JEE Advanced 2018 syllabus, the IIT Kanpur has also released the syllabus of the Architecture Aptitude Test to be conducted next year.
Those interested can check the JEE Advanced 2018 and Architecture Aptitude Test syllabus by clicking here: JEE Advanced 2018/Architecture Aptitude Test Syllabus.
The JEE Advanced 2018 and Aptitude Test for admission to colleges offering Architecture degree are scheduled to be conducted on May 20, 2018.
The JEE Advanced - mandatory IIT entrance exam will be completely online from next year, a member of the IIT Joint Admission Board (JAB) had earlier said.
Students vying for admission to NITs, IITs and other centrally funded institutions need to clear the JEE Mains test to qualify for the JEE Advanced. The government had earlier introduced the option of taking the JEE Mains test online, and the JAB has now decided to extend it to the Advanced exam.
The IIT Kanpur while announcing the new criteria for JEE Advanced 2018 had earlier said that to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2018 a candidate should be among the top 224,000 - including all categories, in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018.
JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus
While the students can find the complete JEE Advanced syllabus from the website mentioned above, some key points are listed below.
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ARCHITECTURE APTITUDE TEST
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.