Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) is the test which is conducted jointly by 7 Zonal Coordinating Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for the admission to the B.Arch Programme. This Architecture program is only offered by IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee. For the admission in the B.Arch program, candidates must appear in the AAT which will be conducted after the successful JEE Advanced 2018. The entrants who will successfully qualify the JEE Advanced will be eligible to appear in the Architecture Aptitude Test 2018. The qualified candidates need to register themselves on JEE Advanced portal for appearing in the AAT 2018. The registration will only begin after the announcement of JEE Advanced 2018.

AAT 2018 registration will probably start in the 2nd week of June 2018. To register candidates have to visit the official website of JEE Advanced at jeeadv.ac.in. For the registration process, candidates will need the JEE Advanced 2018 registration number along with the Date of Birth. The entrance examination for the Architecture will be held at the seven zonal coordinating IITs. The aspirants will get three (3) Hours to complete the test. Also, no separate Admit card will be available for AAT 2018. The candidates have to produce their JEE Advanced Admit card at the examination center. Therefore it is important for you to retain the admit card of JEE Adv. till the admissions in the B.Arch program.

AAT 2018

The admission in the B.Arch Programme will be given on the basis of the performance in the Architecture Aptitude Test 2018. The cut-off score for passing the AAT will be decided by the Joint Implementation Committee of JEE (Advanced) 2018. The qualified candidates will get admissions in the IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee in 5 years B.Arch program.

Expected dates for AAT 2018

The dates for the AAT 2018 are not yet announced by the IITs. Given below are the expected dates for AAT 2018 registration and examination. These dates are not final and likely to change in accordance with the official announcement by the conducting body. The dates will be updated soon.

Event Dates
Registration for AAT 2018 2nd week of June 2018
Architecture Aptitude Test 2nd week of June 2018
Declaration of Result 3rd week of June 2018
Registration Starts at JoSAA for counselling 4th week of June 2018

Given below are the features of the examination.

Name of the Examination Architecture Aptitude Test
Conducting Body 7 Zonal Coordinating Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
Eligibility Qualified the JEE Advanced 208
Online Portal to Register for AAT 2018 JEE Advanced Official website at jeeadv.ac.in
Registration Dates 2nd week of June 2018
Exam Centers All the 7 IITs centers
IITs offering B.Arch Program IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur
Exam Dates 2nd week of June 2018

AAT 2018 Registration

The registration for Architecture Aptitude Test 2018 will be done on the official website of JEE Advanced. Only those candidates will be able to register who will successfully qualify the JEE Advanced 2018. The registration process will be completed only through the online mode. There will be no separate offline registration for the examination. The registration portal for the Architecture Aptitude Test will be opened only for 2 working days. Therefore, candidates who shall fulfill the eligibility criteria and are desirous to apply must register for the test before the last date.  It should be noted that without registering for the JEE AAT 2018, no candidate will be allowed to appear on the Aptitude Test.

How to Register for AAT 2018

To register for AAT 2018 candidates should follow the given steps:

  • You should visit the official website of JEE Advanced at jeeadv.ac.in
  • Now Would you like to register for AAT 2018? Click on “Yes” or “No”
  • After that enter the JEE Advanced Registration Number and Date of Birth
  • Choose the exam centers for the mentioned 7 IITs
  • And after that click on the registration button for AAT 2018
  • After that fill all the mandatory details in the registration.

AAT 2018 Exam Pattern

The Architecture Aptitude Test will be conducted for maximum 3 Hours duration. The questions in the paper will be in the English medium only. Candidates must bring their own drawing and coloring aids at the time of examination. Questions related to ‘following topics will be included in the Aptitude test such as; Architecture awareness, Three-dimensional perception, Geometry etc.

Architecture Aptitude Test 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus for the Architecture Aptitude Test will check the Freehand drawing, Geometrical drawing, Three‐dimensional perception, Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity and Architectural awareness of the candidate appearing in the examination. To prepare for the Aptitude Test, candidates must be aware of the topics that will be included in the examination. The syllabus of the AAT 2018 is given below. Candidates should note down it.

Freehand drawing:- This would include 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

Three‐dimensional perception:- Understanding and appreciation of three‐dimensional forms with building elements, color, volume, and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory

Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity:-  Composition exercise with given elements. Context mapping. Creativity check through the innovative uncommon test with familiar objects. The sense of color grouping or application.

Architectural awareness:-  This section will contain the questions from General interest and awareness of famous architectural creations – both national and international, places and personalities (architects, designers, etc.) in the related domain.

AAT 2018 Admit Card

No new admit card will be issued for AAT 2018. All the candidates who shall appear in the Architecture Aptitude Test have to bring the JEE Advanced Admit card at the examination center. It means that the applicants seeking the admission in the B.Arch program must retain the JEE Advanced 2018 admit card to appear in the AAT 2018. Candidates will not be allowed to sit in the examination hall without the valid admit card for the examination.

Declaration of AAT 2018 Result

The result for JEE AAT 2018 will be announced in the 4th week of June, just after 2 days of the commencement of the examination. The result will be released on the official website of JEE Advanced 2018 at jeeadv.ac.in. The result will be declared after examining all the papers carefully by the experts. No separate ranking or merit list will be prepared for AAT 2018. There will be no category wise cutoff list.

The cutoff score for JEE AAT 2018 will be decided by the Joint Implementation Committee of JEE (Advanced) 2017. The candidates who will score as equal or above the cutoff marks will be declared as qualified. The allotment of the seat will solely be based on the category‐wise All India Rank in the JEE Advanced 2018. The seat allotment process will be done by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2018. The qualified candidates have to register for JoSAA 2018  in the 4th week of June 2018. The allocated seats to the candidates will be announced on the official website of JoSAA at josaa.nic.in

Last Year Seat Matrix for AAT 2018 in IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur

Participating IIT General OBC ST/SC Total Seats
IIT Roorkee 15 8 7 30
IIT Kharagpur 20 11 9 40

Insofar, official details of AAT 2018 have not been announced. Details on this page are as per last year brochure and only for reference. As soon as official details of AAT 2018 are announced, they will be updated here.

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