- AAT 2021 Important Dates
- AAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
- AAT Registration Process 2021
- How to Fill AAT 2021 Application Form
- AAT 2021 Syllabus
- AAT 2021 Exam Pattern
- Section-wise Preparation Tips for AAT 2021
- Best Books to Study for AAT 2021
- AAT 2021 Admit Card
- AAT 2021 Exam Centres
- AAT 2021 Result Declaration
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The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Council has come up with AAT or Architecture Aptitude Test in place of JEE Advanced Paper-II for architecture for B.Arch admissions in IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee. The admission in B.Arch course is still given on the basis of JEE Advanced AIR but for seat allotment in these two institutes, the AAT examination has been made mandatory. The candidates who have a valid score in JEE Advanced can register for AAT.
AAT 2021 Important Dates
There are 35 seats available in IIT Roorkee and 45 seats in IIT Kharagpur for Bachelors in Architecture (B.Arch) course and admissions are based on AAT scores. The important dates for AAT 2021 are as follows:
Registration Process Starts
|To be Announced|
Last date to apply for JEE Advanced AAT
To be Announced
JEE Advanced AAT Exam date
To be Announced
Result declaration of AAT 2021
To be Announced
|AAT 2021 Seat Allotment Begins||To be Announced|
AAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria of AAT 2021 is similar to the eligibility criteria of JEE Advanced which requires the candidates to pass JEE Mains first. Candidates who secure any rank between 1 and 2,50,000 in the JEE Main exam become eligible for the JEE Advanced exam. After qualifying the JEE Advanced exam, those who wish to pursue B.Arch from either of IIT Kharagpur or IIT Roorkee, the candidates can apply for the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT).
AAT Registration Process 2021
The registration process for JEE Advanced begins for those who aspire to pursue their B. Arch studies from either IIT Kharagpur or IIT Roorkee and have to register themselves through the online registration link available on this page. As there will be less time for the aspirants to apply for the AAT 2021 exam, it is suggested to the aspirants to start registering for the same as soon as the link is activated on the official website. The candidates do not need to set any reminders as we will be providing them with the live updates on the day of registration. If the candidates follow our live updates, they will know exactly when the AAT 2021 registrations begin and can start filling the AAT 2021 application/registration form.
The aspirants should also be well-aware of the AAT 2021 eligibility criteria before they start filling out the online application forms. The detailed application/registration process for AAT 2021 has been provided below.
How to Fill AAT 2021 Application Form
The candidates must follow the steps mentioned below to successfully fill the AAT 2021 application form -
|Step 1||Click on the link given here - (Link Deactivated) to land on the official website|
|Step 2||Click on the "Apply for AAT 2021" link given on the official website|
|Step 3||Enter your JEE Advanced candidate credentials like Application Number, email address, date of birth etc|
|Step 4||A question - Are you interested in AAT 2021 will be asked along with two options. Go ahead with the affirmative option|
|Step 5||Choose from the givenlist of AAT 2021 exam centres|
|Step 6||Submit all the required details asked in the application form|
|Step 7||Submit the AAT 2021 application form after thoroughly checking if all the details have been correctly provided.|
Candidates must take note that the steps mentioned in the table above are general steps based on the previous year application process. The latest application process will be updated as soon as the same is updated on the official website
AAT 2021 Syllabus
The JEE Advanced AAT 2021 syllabus will be released by the IIT JEE (JEE Advanced) conducting body. The syllabus includes multiple sects related to architecture. The detailed syllabus of AAT 2021 is given in the table below:
Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
AAT 2021 Exam Pattern
The pattern of AAT 2021 examination will comprise the following details. The examination will be only in English and the duration is 3 hours for answering 16 questions. The details of the AAT 2021 exam pattern are as follows:
Mode of AAT 2021 Examination: English
Total Allotted Time for AAT 2021: 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Total Number of Questions to Be Answered: 16
There are no set exam patterns as per the AAT previous examination papers. Being a new examination, the AAT sample question papers are not available as well, but just to give you an idea, the pattern given below can be used as a reference:
Number of questions
Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
Section-wise Preparation Tips for AAT 2021
Different sections of AAT 2021 are mentioned below and for different sections, different preparation strategy and tips are followed. The section-wise preparation tips for AAT 2021 are given below:
The candidates must study the architecture-related affairs and achievements in India and globally. Some important points to remember for GK are the names of the famous monuments worldwide and their architects, shapes and locations of globally noted monuments. Apart from that, basic questions on traffic and road safety can also be asked.
The candidate should have the practice of doing freehand drawings and sketches without any measurement equipment like scales or compasses. He/she should have skills to use proper colours in sketches.
In this section, the knowledge of students in geometric shapes will be tested. The candidates should work on developing the skill of visualising real-life objects from a given geometric shape.
The candidates need a lot of creativity and imagination to work on questions pertaining to shapes, sizes, objects for clearing AAT 2021.
Best Books to Study for AAT 2021
The candidates aspiring to take admission in B.Arch at IIT Kharagpur or IIT Roorkee should check out these books for preparing for AAT 2021:
The Great Ages of World Architecture (With Introduction to Landscape Architecture) by G. K. Hiraskar
JEE ADVANCED [FOR B.ARCH./B.DESIGN APTITUDE TEST] by Prof. S.C. Garg and Dr Y.K. Garg
Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy (Made Amazingly Easy Series) by Christopher Hart
NATA Solved Drawings by PRECEPT Design Studio
AAT 2021 Admit Card
The JEE Advanced AAT 2021 will not have any separate admit card. Candidates can enter the examination hall with the same admit card for JEE Advanced. The roll number and other credentials will remain the same.
The AAT 2021 examination will be conducted in the 7 IIT Zones in India. The 7 IIT Zones and states are:
IIT Kharagpur (West Bengal)
IIT Roorkee (Uttarakhand)
IIT Delhi (Delhi)
IIT Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
IIT Guwahati (Assam)
IIT Hyderabad (Telangana)
IIT Bombay (Maharashtra)
Also Read:Top 20 Architecture Colleges in India
AAT 2021 Result Declaration
The results of AAT 2021 will be announced on the official website of JEE Advanced 2021. The candidate has to use his/her JEE Advanced registration credentials for logging into the portal and see the AAT 2021 results. It is highly recommended that the student takes a printout of the results for reference.
In the end, the counselling and selection process for AAT 2021 exam will be through JoSAA in IIT Kharagpur or IIT Roorkee. Students will be allotted seats in these two institutes. Studying B.Arch in IITs will not only give students quality level architectural training but also help improve the overall landscape of architecture study and developments in India.
CollegeDekho wishes the candidates all the best for attempting the examination in its maiden year.
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