JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam 2020- Question Paper, Syllabus, Result, Cut Off

JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam 2020- Question Paper, Syllabus, Result, Cut Off

JEE Main Paper 2 is a widely known exam among B.Arch Aspirants. It has been conducted on 6th January 2020.

If you seek admission in B.Arch courses in popular Centrally funded Technical institutes (CFTIs), National Institute of Technology (NITs), this blog is an ultimate guide for your all queries.

Admission in Architecture courses in these premier institutes is through JEE Mains Paper 2.

Earlier the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam was conducted for admission to B Planning courses as well. But now the pattern has been changed. The NTA has made separate JEE Main Paper 3 for admission to B Planning courses.

Aspirants can find below detailed information for good preparation of JEE Main Paper 2.

We’re going to outline exactly what you need to do to get started and set up for JEE Main Paper 2:

 JEE Mains Paper 2 Eligibility

 JEE Main Paper 2 Important Dates & Notifications

JEE Mains paper 2 Exam Pattern 2020

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2020

JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam Analysis 2020

How to Prepare for Paper 2 in JEE Mains 2020

List of JEE Mains Architecture Colleges

JEE Mains Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria 2020

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains Paper 2 is the same as Paper 1. The qualification criteria to appear in this exam is:

 12th Class/Equivalent Exam Passed Out Candidates in the year 2018 or 2019. Candidate must have passed the exam in desired 5 subjects including Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

 12th Class/Equivalent Exam Appearing Candidates in 2020.

 As per the latest notification, the candidates must have passed 10+2 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and also 50% marks in aggregate in their CBSE Class 12th Result.

 Diploma Holders who have already passed or are in their final year of pursuing Degree.

Important Note – Aspirants who cleared the Class 12th/Qualifying Exam in 2017 or before as well as those who appear in such exam in 2021 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE Main 2020.

JEE Mains 2020 Paper 2 Important Notifications

The schedule & important dates for JEE Main Paper 2 exam has been announced by NTA. Here we have provided the latest update of JEE Mains Paper 2.

The result for JEE Mains Paper 2 has been released on 23rd January 2020 along with the final answer key. Candidates can now check their result and download the answer key on the official website.

JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2020

Paper 2 has three sections called – Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing test. Exam duration for paper 2 is 3 hours.

Check the marks weightage of every section in paper 2:

 Mathematics – 20+5* Question – 100 marks

 Aptitude – 50 Question – 200 marks

 Drawing Test- 2 Questions – 100 marks

Total 77 questions will be asked which carries 400 marks.

The mode of exam for Mathematics and Aptitude Section will be Online. The Drawing Test will be based on Pen & Paper mode (Offline) only. For detailed patter, you can visit here – JEE Main Exam Pattern.

JEE Mains B.Arch Syllabus 2020

If you are desiring to get admission in B.Arch courses through JEE Mains, you need to mind map the prescribed syllabus for result-oriented preparation. There are no changes in the JEE Mains Exam Syllabus in 2020. The Syllabus will remain the same as it was in 2020.

Syllabus for Paper 2 can be divided into the following parts:


 Aptitude Test

 Drawing Test

Most important topics in JEE Mains Paper 2 for B.Arch are listed below. Candidates must focus on these high scoring topics while preparing for the exam.

 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, landscape.

JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam Analysis 2020

JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam has successfully been conducted on 06th January 2020. Paper 2 was conducted in two phases: Phase I (9:30 AM to 12:30 PM) and Phase II (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM).

The exam contains 3 sections: Mathematics, Aptitude Test, and Drawing Test. The overall level of the exam was Moderate.

How to Prepare for Paper 2 in JEE Mains 2020 – Tips to Get Better Marks

If you are preparing for JEE Mains Paper 2, then you need to work your fingers to the bone. If you are appearing in both papers i.e. Paper 2 & 3, your preparation load will be mounted by leaps & bounds.

Start by taking these steps for better management of your JEE Mains Paper 2 study plan:

1. First, distinguish between Important & less important topics. Separate the topics holding higher marks weightage in Paper 2.

2. If you need some perspective about the Drawing test section, substantiate your study material with Engineering Drawing books.

3. Try to analyze objects closely & draw the dimensions. Drawing test of the Architecture entrance exam is more about the design ideas, while on the other hand Drawing test in Arts is more about aesthetics.

List of JEE Mains Architecture Colleges

There are following institutes accepting the scorecard of the JEE Mains Paper 2 for admission in 5-year Architecture undergraduate courses.

Architecture institutes accepting JEE Mains Paper 2 scorecardLocation
Maulana Azad National Institute of TechnologyBhopal
National Institute of TechnologyCalicut
National Institute of TechnologyHamirpur
Malaviya National Institute of TechnologyJaipur
Visvesvaraya National Institute of TechnologyNagpur
Mizoram Aizwal UniversityAizwal
National Institute of TechnologyPatna
National Institute of TechnologyRaipur
National Institute of TechnologyRourkela
National Institute of TechnologyTiruchirappalli
BITS, MesraRanchi
School of Planning & ArchitectureBhopal
School of Planning & ArchitectureNew Delhi
School of Planning & Architecture Vijayawada
Department of Architecture, Jamia Milia Islamia UniversityNew Delhi
Chandigarh College of ArchitectureChandigarh
SRM UniversityChennai
Punjab Technical UniversityPatna
PM College of EngineeringSonepat
Himgiri Zee UniversityDehradun
Gitam Institute of TechnologyVishakapatnam
Deenbandhu Chottu Ram UniversitySonepat
Dehradun Institute of TechnologyDehradun
ICL Institute of ArchitectureAmbala
Faculty of Technology and EngineeringVadodara
MGMs Jawaharlal Nehru Engg. CollegeAurangabad

Apart from JEE Mains Paper 2, you can appear in Architecture Aptitude Test (JEE Advanced AAT) to get admission in architecture colleges.

Drop a comment in the comments’ section below to ask your doubts regarding JEE Main Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria, Colleges, Admission Process etc.

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