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AAT 2020 - The Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2020 entrance exam was successfully conducted on October 08, 2020. JEE Advanced AAT 2020 result has also been declared by the officials on 11th October. The candidates have been provided with the direct link to the official website from where they can access their AAT 2020 scorecards on this page. The application process for JEE Advanced (AAT) 2020 exam began from 05th October 2020 and the last date to submit the application forms was on 07th October 2020. The JEE Advanced AAT 2020 detailed schedule is provided below.
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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 2020 examination has been made mandatory. The candidates who have a valid score in JEE Advanced can register for AAT 2020.
AAT 2020 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 were based on JEE Advanced Paper II in 2019 but for 2020 admissions, AAT has been made mandatory. The important dates for AAT 2020 are as follows:
Registration Process Starts
October 05, 2020
Last date to apply for JEE Advanced AAT
October 07, 2020
JEE Advanced AAT Exam date
October 08, 2020 (Conducted)
Result declaration of AAT 2020
October 11, 2020 (Released)
|AAT 2020 Seat Allotment Begins||Click here for the detailed schedule|
AAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria of AAT 2020 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 2020
The registration process for JEE Advanced 2020 will begin from 05th October 2020 onwards and those who aspire to pursue their B. Arch studies from either IIT Kharagpur or IIT Roorkee have to register themselves through the online registration link available on this page. The officials have set 06th October as the last date to register for AAT 2020. As there will be less time for the aspirants to apply for the AAT 2020 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 05th October from 10:00 AM. If the candidates follow our live updates, they will know exactly when the AAT 2020 registrations begin and can start filling the AAT 2020 application/registration form.
The aspirants should also be well-aware of the AAT 2020 eligibility criteria before they start filling out the online application forms. The detailed application/registration process for AAT 2020 has been provided below.
How to Fill AAT 2020 Application Form
The candidates must follow the steps mentioned below to successfully fil the AAT 2020 application form which is releasing on 05th October -
|Step 1||Click on the link given here - (Link Deactivated) to land on the official website|
|Step 2||Click on the "Apply for AAT 2020" 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 2020 will be asked along with two options. Go ahead with the affirmative option|
|Step 5||Choose from the givenlist of AAT 2020 exam centres|
|Step 6||Submit all the required details asked in the application form|
|Step 7||Submit the AAT 2020 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 2020 Syllabus
The JEE Advanced AAT 2020 syllabus has been released by the IIT JEE (JEE Advanced) conducting body. The syllabus includes multiple sects related to architecture. The detailed syllabus of AAT 2020 is given in the table below:
Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
AAT 2020 Exam Pattern
The pattern of AAT 2020 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 2020 exam pattern are as follows:
Mode of AAT 2020 Examination: English
Total Allotted Time for AAT 2020: 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Total Number of Questions to Be Answered: 16
There are no set exam patterns as per the AAT 2020 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 2020
Different sections of AAT 2020 are mentioned below and for different sections, different preparation strategy and tips are followed. The section-wise preparation tips for AAT 2020 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 2020.
Best Books to Study for AAT 2020
The candidates aspiring to take admission in B.Arch at IIT Kharagpur or IIT Roorkee should check out these books for preparing for AAT 2020:
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 2020 Admit Card
The JEE Advanced AAT 2020 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 2020 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)
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AAT 2020 Result Declaration
The results of AAT 2020 will be announced on October 11, 2020. The results will be announced online in the JEE Advanced portal itself. The candidate has to use his/her JEE Advanced registration credentials for logging into the portal and see the AAT 2020 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 2020 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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