AAT 2020 – It is expected that in the year 2020, IIT Delhi will conduct JEE Advanced AAT 2020. Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) is for the candidates who qualify JEE Advanced and wish to take admission in the B. Arch. program offered by IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee only. Note that the admission isn B.Arch courses is not as per AAT rank or score, it is based on JEE Advanced AIR. However, passing AAT is mandatory for being considered for B.Arch seat allotment. To appear in AAT candidates need to register separately after JEE Advanced 2020 Result. This exam is also held at a national level to appear in which the candidaes have to use their JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card. To know more about AAT 2020 like exam pattern, syllabus, admission process, eligibility, read below.
In te last academic session, in IIT Roorkee 31 students were selected in B.Arch course against 35 seats. In IIT Kharagpur there are 43 seats available in B.Arch course. For this academic session the important dates are given in the table below.
|JEE Advanced AAT 2020||Important Dates|
|Registration starts||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Last date to apply||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Exam date||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Result declaration||3rd week of Jun 2020|
AAT 2020 Syllabus
The syllabus for AAT 2020 is as follows:
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.
AAT 2020 Exam Pattern
The candidates have to attempt AAT 2020 in the below-given pattern:
Number of papers: 1
Duration of the exam: 3 hours
Language of the exam: English only
There is no official pattern for this exam available. However, as per the stidents who have taken the exam the paper usually has the following pattern:
|Section||Number of questions|
|Free hand drawing||3|
|Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity||3|
AAT 2020 Exam Preparation
Note that you are not gievn admisison based on your AAT score. The result of AAT is only declared as pass or fail. However, the candidates aiming to purse B.Arch course from IIT, have to pass this exam. Here is what you must prepare to qualify for the exam:
#1 General Knowledge: Focus on recent architecture related affairs. You must focus on these following areas for GK section preparation:
- Famous monuments and their Architects
- Location and the shape of the monument
- Basic common questions like traffic signal, road safety etc.
#2 Geometric Drawings: Prepare for questions like transforming a certail shape into meaningful visual aspects.
#3 Freehand: Practice freehand drawings to judhe how good is your hand in pen and paper. Practice sketching and use of colors.
#4 Imagination: Well, imagination comes from within. Thus to ensure that you brain is active in this part, do a lot of creative art that involves creative thinking and imagination of visuals.
Books for JEE Advanced AAT 2020
The candidates can check below the important books for JEE Advanced AAT 2020:
|Book name||Buy book|
|JEE ADVANCED [FOR B.ARCH./B.DESIGN APTITUDE TEST]||Get here|
|The Great Ages of World Architecture (With Introduction to Landscape Architecture)||Get here|
|NATA Solved Drawings||Get here|
|Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy||Get here|
JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Application Form
To be able to appear for AAT 2020, the candidates have to register for the exam separately online on the JEE Advanced 2020 Portal. The time period to apply for AAT 2020 is usually 1 day only. The regustration is to be completed in the online mode only.
The basic steps to apply for AAT 2020 are:
Step 1: Click on the direct link available on this page when the registration starts.
Step 2: Login using the below details:
- JEE Advanced 2020 Registration number
- date of birth
- Mobile number
- Email id
Step 3: Next, register for AAT 2020 by filling the details asked.
JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Admit Card
The admit card for AAT is not issued separately. The students have to carry their JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Crad at the exam center to appear for the exam. The admit card shall be in a good condition. On the day of the exam the students shall be also allowed to carry their own geometry sets and colours, including watercolors.
JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Exam Centers
The exam shall be held at the seven zonal coordinating IITs only. The 7 zonal IITs are:
- IIT Delhi Zone
- IIT Kanpur Zone
- IIT Kharagpur Zone
- IIT Guwahati Zone
- IIT Hyderabad Zone
- IIT Roorkee Zone
- IIT Bombay Zone
JEE Advanced 2020 Result
The result of JEE Advanced 2020 includes no marks and no ranks. The result is displayed in the online portal of JEE Advanced under the login of the candidates. It only indicates the pass or fail status of the students.
The Joint Implementation Committee of JEE (Advanced) 2020 is the cutoff deciding body of JEE Advanced AAT 2020. The srudents who score more than the cutoff marks are declared pass in the examination. The qualifying candidaes are allotted B.Arch seats in IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur based on their JEE Advanced 2020 scores.
B.Arch Course at the IITs
There are only 2 IITs as of now that offer B.Arch course. These 2 IITs are IIT Roorkee and IIT Kahargpur. To take admisison in the B.Arch course in any one of these IITs, students have to qualify JEE Advanced and hence JEE Main 2020 B.E/B.Tech paper too.
Once they qualify the JEE Advanced 2020 Paper, they have to pass the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT).
Seats in B.Arch course in the IITs, as per the last academic session:
|IIT||No. of seats|