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How To Prepare For JEE (B. Arch) 2016 With Only 15 Days Left For The Exam?

How To Prepare For JEE (B. Arch) 2016 With Only 15 Days Left For The Exam?


  7576      15/03/2016

Question –

Hello! I have applied for JEE MAIN PAPER 2 (for B. Arch) I need to know about the portion and with 18 days left in hand for the exam, how do I prepare for it? Do I even have to prepare for chemistry? I'm referring P.K.MISHRA is that a good book for JEE paper 2?


Expert Advice –

As the Entrance exam is approaching and days are counted, focusing on your positive strengths at this moment is very important. The book you are referring to is good and your preparation of math from your boards will also come in handy.

Few tips which will help you at this moment:

Plan & Strategize: Start each day with 10 minutes spent on planning what to do in the coming days.

Focus on Strengths:Your strengths are going to pay you high, so if you have identified the topics which are your strengths, attempt as many questions out of these topics. Focus on Maths by solving past papers, at the same time attempt questions from aptitude section as well and brush up your drawing skills each day. Before the exam Understand the past exam trends and focus on the time accordingly. Solve past papers to improve your speed and accuracy.

You can attempt mock test to have sufficient practice. JEE Main Paper 2 is for admissions to the B.Arch or B.Planning courses at the NITS and the centrally funded institutes as well as the self-financed institutes participating in the JEE system.

The JEE Main 2016 Exam 2 will consist of three parts:

 Part I - Mathematics

 Part II - Aptitude Test

 Part III - Drawing Test

The syllabus for JEE Main Exam is as follows:

Mathematics Sets

Relations And Functions

Complex Numbers And Quadratic Equation

Matrices And Determinants

Permutations And Combinations

Mathematical Induction

Binomial Theorem And Its Simple Applications Sequences And Series Limit

Continuity And Differentiability Integral Calculus

Differential Equations

Co-Ordinate Geometry

Three Dimensional Geometry

Vector Algebra

Statistics And Probability


Mathematical Reasoning

Aptitude test Syllabus Part – I (Aptitude)Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials.) Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build environment. Visualising three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings. Visualising different sides of three dimensional objects.

Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal). Part – II (Drawing)Three dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony and contrast.

Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects.

Creating two dimensional and three dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms. Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces etc.), landscape (river fronts, jungles. gardens, tre es, plants etc.) and rural life.

Chemistry is not a subject which Is required for the entrance exam but at the time of deciding the rank five subjects will be taken into account for calculation of percentile and normalization of qualifying examination marks which are:

- Language

- Physics

- Mathematics

- Any one of (Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Technical Vocational Subject)

- Any other subject.

Note: If a candidate has appeared in six subjects in the qualifying examination, the subject (fifth or sixth) with better marks will be considered.

I hope along with JEE main, you are also appearing for other architecture entrance exams like NATA and AIEEE. Wish you all the best.

- Rita Balachandran



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