JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2020

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    JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2020 is scheduled for June 12, 2020. The B.Arch program is available at IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee only. Candidates who have qualified in JEE Advanced 2020 are eligible to appear for AAT 2020.

    The online registration for AAT will commence after the declaration of JEE Advanced Result from June 8, 2020. The offline exam will be conducted only at 7 zonal coordinating IITs. The test will consist of one paper of three hours duration.

    The allotment of seat will be solely based on the category-wise All India Rank in the JEE Advanced 2020. Eligible foreign candidates, if interested in B. Arch. Program, are required to come to one of the Zonal IITs to write the Architecture Aptitude Test for B.Arch. Program.

    JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Highlights

    Exam NameArchitecture Aptitude Test
    Exam center7 Zonal IITs
    Duration of Exam3 Hours
    Mode of ExamOffline
    Language of ExamEnglish only
    IITs offering B. Arch CourseIIT Roorkee & IIT Kharagpur
    Portal for AAT

    AAT Eligibility

    JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Dates

    RegistrationJune 8 – 9, 2020
    Exam DateJune 12, 2020
    ResultJune 16, 2020
    Start of Start Allocation ProcessJune 17, 2020 

    JEE Advanced AAT Eligibility & Registration

    Other than being eligible for both JEE Main & JEE Advanced, the aspirant must-

    • Qualify in JEE Main 2020 and JEE Advanced 2020. 
    • Have opted for appearing in the AAT exam during registration for JEE Advanced

    Only those candidates who would have given B. Arch program (available at IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee) as one of their choices while filling their choices online will be eligible to write AAT. If the JEE Advanced AAT eligibility criteria is not met then they will be disqualified from attempting the exam.

    How to Register?

    How to Register for AAT 2020?

    The registration window for JEE Advanced AAT 2020 will open from June 8 – 9, 2020. Candidates can follow the given below simple steps to register for AAT 2020:

    1. Visit the official website of JEE Advanced -
    2. Login using the JEE Main Registration Number, Date of Birth and Password.
    3. Select the ‘Yes’ radio button corresponding to the ‘Would you like to register for AAT 2020?’ label, and click ‘Proceed’.
    4. Select a preferred exam center from the list of seven IITs.
    5. Click the ‘Fill Registration Details’ button.
    6. Carefully fill all the required information in the registration form. Click ‘Submit’.
    7. Take a printout of the acknowledgment screen to be used for future references.

    AAT Admit Card

    JEE Advanced AAT Admit Card

    Note that no new admit card will be provided to the candidates appearing in AAT 2020. The original admit card of JEE (Advanced) 2020 should be produced in the AAT examination hall.

    It is mandatory for the candidates to bring JEE Advanced 2020 admit card to appear in the exam. The admit card will contain the following details- Name, JEE Advanced Roll Number, Photograph, Signature, Date of Birth, Address for Correspondence, Category and Language of the Question Paper. The candidate must possess safely the original admit card till all the formalities of admission are complete

    AAT Exam Center

    JEE Advanced AAT Exam Centers 2020

    At the time of registration for JEE Advanced AAT, candidates will be able to select their preferred exam centre for Architecture Aptitude Test. The entrance exam will be held across the 7 zonal coordinating Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

    • IIT Bombay Zone
    • IIT Delhi Zone
    • IIT Guwahati Zone
    • IIT Kanpur Zone
    • IIT Kharagpur Zone
    • IIT Madras Zone
    • IIT Roorkee Zone

    AAT Exam Pattern

    JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Exam Pattern

    The test will consist of only one paper of three-hour duration from 9:00 hrs to 12:00 hrs. The language of paper will be English. The test comprises following topics - Geometrical Drawing, Freehand Drawing, Imaging and Aesthetic Sensitivity, Three Dimensional Perceptions and Architectural Awareness.

    The candidates must carry their own drawing and sketching aids for the exam as these things will not be provided by the authorities.

    AAT 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights

    Mode of ExaminationOffline
    Duration of Exam3 hours
    Language of ExaminationEnglish
    • Freehand Drawing
    • Geometrical Drawing
    • Three Dimensional Perception
    • Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity
    • Architectural Awareness

    AAT Syllabus

    JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Syllabus

    • Freehand Drawing: 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.
    • Geometrical Drawing: Exercises in geometrical drawing containing lines, angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, circles etc. study of the plan (top view), elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like prisms, cones, cylinders, cubes, splayed surface holders, etc.
    • 3-dimensional Perception: Understanding and appreciation of 3-dimensional forms with building elements, color, volume and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory.
    • Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity: Composition exercises with given elements. Context mapping. Creativity checks through the innovative uncommon test with familiar objects. The sense of color grouping or application.
    • Architectural Awareness: General interest and awareness of famous architectural creations – both national and international, places and personalities (architects, designers, etc.) in the related domain.

    Recommended Books for AAT 2020

    Students can refer the following books for preparation of JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)-

    1. Arihant Publications book – A Complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch Entrance Examination (English) by P.K Mishra
    2. NATA/JEE B.Arch. Study Material Kit Paperback
    3. Keys to Drawing- Strategies and Exercises for Gaining Confidence and Enhancing Your Creativity by Dodson

    AAT Result

    JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Result

    JEE Advanced AAT Result 2020 will be declared on June 16, 2020 at the official portal of JEE Advanced. There will be no ranking, merit list, or category wise cut off in the result of AAT 2020. However, the Joint Implementation Committee of JEE Advanced will decide a general cut off score for AAT 2020.

    Those candidates who will score marks equal or above the cut off will be counted as qualified. The available B.Arch. seats will be allotted to the qualified candidates based on their category‐wise All India Rank in the JEE Advanced 2020.

    Breakup of Seats for AAT 2020

    IIT Participating in AAT 2018General Category SeatsOBC Category SeatsSC and ST Category SeatsTotal Number of Seats
    IIT Roorkee179935
    IIT Kharagpur2011940

    The seats will be allotted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2020 through the counselling process. Once after clearing the AAT 2020, candidates will need to register for JoSAA 2020 in the fourth week of June 2020. The seat matrix will be declared at 



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