JEE Main B. Planning and B. Arch Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024 - Download Here

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Updated On: February 02, 2024 07:22 pm IST | JEE Main

Wondering which topics will be covered under the JEE Main 2024 B.Planning/ B.Arch syllabus? Worry not as we have come up with the detailed JEE Main 2024 B.Planning/ B.Arch syllabus and the topics from where the questions will be asked.

JEE Main B. Planning and B. Arch Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024

JEE Main B. Planning and B. Arch Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024 - Based on the latest exam pattern of JEE Main, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct separate papers for B.Arch and B.Planning in the JEE Main 2024 Exam. The JEE Main exam comprises three papers - Paper I, Paper II A, and Paper II B. Paper II (A) is conducted for the BArch course whereas Paper II (B) is conducted for the B.Planning program. The JEE Main BArch syllabus includes questions from Mathematics, Aptitude Test, and Drawing Tests. The JEE Main B.Plan syllabus 2024 consists of 3 sections Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning Test. 

In the JEE Main 2024 BArch exam, a total of 82 questions will be asked in the exam where 30 questions will be asked in the Mathematics section, 50 in the Aptitude Test, and 2 in the Drawing Test. The JEE Main BPlan exam 2024 will include 105 questions out of which 30 questions will be asked from the Mathematics section, 50 in the Aptitude Test, and 25 in the Planning Test. This article throws light upon the JEE Main syllabus 2024 B.Planning and B.Arch exams

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Detailed Syllabus for JEE Main 2024 B.Planning and B.Arch Exam

The detailed syllabus for JEE Main 2024 B.Arch and B.Planning exam has been compiled by CollegeDekho and provided below:

​JEE Main 2024 B.Arch Syllabus- General Aptitude 

SectionsTopic Name
Part 1Textures related to Architecture and build-environment, Awareness of Persons, Objects, Places, Buildings, and Materials, Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings, Visualizing different sides of three-dimensional objects, Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical, and Verbal).
Part 2Three-dimensional- perception: Building forms and elements, Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, color texture, harmony, and contrast. Transformation of forms in both 2-D and 3-D union, Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil, subtraction, rotation, Generation of Plans, elevations, and 3-D views of objects, development of surfaces and volumes, Creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms. Landscape (jungles, riverfronts, plants, trees, etc.), and rural life, Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (festivals, public space, market, recreational spaces, street scenes, monuments, etc.). 

Also check: JEE Main 2024 Preparation Tips for Guaranteed Success

JEE Main 2024 Mathematics Syllabus for B. Planning/B.Arch Exam

The candidates are requested to check the lists provided below for the detailed syllabus of the Mathematics paper of JEE Main 2024 B.Planning and B.Arch exam -

Complex numbers and quadratic equationsThe discriminant of quadratic equations, Nature of roots, the relation of coefficient and roots, Finding the square root of complex numbers and complex equations, Algebra of complex numbers, Modulus and argument of complex numbers, The complex conjugate of complex numbers and properties of complex numbers, De-moivre’s theorem, cube root and nth root of unity, Vector representation and rotation, Transformation of quadratic equations and condition of common roots, Polar form representation and Euler form,
Sets, relations, and functionsThe inverse of a function, De-morgan’s Law, Ordered pairs, Sets, roster and set builder form of sets, Power set, universal set, union of sets, Complement of sets, cartesian product, Types of sets, subset, the proper and improper sets, Types of functions, Composition of function, condition for composite function, the property of a composite function, Relation, number of relation, types of relation, Functions, image, and Pre-image
Permutations and CombinationsPermutations as an Arrangement, Fundamental Principle of Counting, P (n,r) and C (n,r), Combinations as Selections, Application of Permutation and Combination.
Matrices and DeterminantsTypes of matrix, Matrix and operation on matrices, Transpose of a matrix, Conjugate of matrix, symmetric and skew-symmetric matrix, hermitian and skew-hermitian matrix, Minor and cofactor of an element of matrix/determinant, Determinant of matrix, Adjoint and inverse of a matrix, System of linear equations and Cramer’s Rule, Elementary row operations and use in finding the inverse of a matrix, System of homogeneous linear equations
Binomial Theorem and its Simple ApplicationsBinomial Theorem for Positive Integral Index, Properties and Application of Binomial Theorem, General Term, Pascal’s Triangle, Middle Term.
Integral CalculusIndefinite integral and properties of indefinite integral, Evaluations of definite integral by substitution, Introduction, integration as the inverse function of differentiation, Methods of integration, Integration by substitution, Integration using trigonometric identities, Comparison between definite and Indefinite integral, integration by partial fractions, integration by parts, Integrals of some special types, Definite integral and its properties, Integrals of some particular function, The fundamental theorem of calculus.
Mathematical InductionPrinciple of Mathematical Induction, Principle of Mathematical Induction and its Simple Application.
Sequence and SeriesSequences, Arithmetic and Geometric Mean,  Sum up to n terms, Arithmetic-geometric seriesArithmetic and Geometric Progression, Harmonic Progression.
Limit, Continuity, and differentiabilityProperties of limits, Limits of a function, Continuity of a function at a point, Continuity of Composite Functions, Discontinuity,  Limits of polynomials and rational functions, Algebra of derivatives, Differentiability, Rolle’s Theorem, Mean Value Theorem (Lagrange).
Coordinate GeometryDirectrix, Slope and gradient, Latus Rectum, Angle between two intersecting lines, Focus and Eccentricity, their intersection points, parallel lines, and collinear lines are the important terms of Coordinate Geometry.
Vector AlgebraVector (Position Vector, Direction cosine), Types of vector, Detection Formula, Vector Algebra, Product of two vectors (Scalar and Vector product).
Differential equationsGeneral and Particular solution, Order and Degree of a Differential equation, Methods of solving different types of differential equations,  Formation of differential equations.
Three-dimensional GeometryCoordinate of a point in space, Direction cosine, and Direction ratio, Skew lines and the shortest distance between two lines, distance formula, The angle between two intersecting lines, Equation of line and plane, and The intersection of line and plane.
Mathematical ReasoningBasic logical connectives, conjunction, and disjunction, Statements, and types of statements, Negation, Conditional statements, the converse of conditional statements, Biconditional statements, The Contrapositive of conditional statements, Quantifiers, Validity of statements.
Statistics and ProbabilityDependent Events, Independent Events, Random variables, Conditional probability, etc.
TrigonometryTrigonometry Equation, Inverse Trigonometry, Trigonometry Function and their Identities.

JEE Main 2024 B.Arch Syllabus- Drawing

Topic Name
Development of Surfaces and Volumes
Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms
Sketching of activities from urban scenes memory
Transformation of forms in both 2D and 3D union
Drawing and Designing geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil
Generation of Plan
Elevation and 3D views of objects' rotation

JEE Main B.Plan Syllabus 2024- Planning

Check the JEE Main B.Plan syllabus for the Planning test given below. 

General AwarenessGeneral knowledge questions and knowledge about prominent cities, development issues,  government programs, etc.
Social SciencesThe idea of nationalism, nationalism in India, pre-modern world, 19th-century global economy,  colonialism, and colonial cities, industrialization, resources, and development, types of resources, agriculture, water, mineral resources, industries, national economy; Human Settlements Power-sharing, federalism, political parties, democracy, the constitution of India Economic development- economic sectors, globalization, the concept of development, poverty; Population structure, social exclusion, and inequality, urbanization, rural development, colonial cities
Thinking SkillsComprehension (unseen passage); map reading skills, scale, distance, direction, area, etc.; critical reasoning; understanding of charts, graphs, and tables; basic concepts of statistics and quantitative reasoning.

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JEE Main B.Arch and B.Plan Syllabus 2024 

Note:The B.Arch/B. Plan candidates must only follow the Mathematics syllabus for JEE Main 2024 B.Arch and B.Planning papers. The Physics and Chemistry portion is for B.E and B.Tech aspirants only!

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JEE Main 2024 Mathematics Chapter Wise Weightage

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JEE Main B. Arch & B. Planning Syllabus 2024 - Topic-Wise Weightage

In the JEE Mains exam, all chapters carry some weightage, but historically, certain chapters have been more important than others. However, it's important to note that the weightage of chapters can vary from year to year, and it's essential to have a strong understanding of all topics in the JEE Mains Paper 2 syllabus 2024.

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2024 Mathematics Weightage

Here is a look at the chapter-wise expected weightage in terms of the number of questions and marks for JEE Main Paper 2 Math section -  

ChaptersExpected Number of QuestionsExpected Marks
Coordinate Geometry520
Integral Calculus312
Limit, Continuity and Differentiability312
3D Geometry28
Vector Algebra28
Statistics and Probability28
Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations28
Matrices and Determinants28
Permutations and Combinations28
Mathematical Induction14
Binomial Theorem14
Sequence and Series14
Sets, Relations, and Functions14
Differential Equations14
Mathematical Reasoning14

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2024 General Aptitude Weightage

Check out the chapter-wise expected weightage for JEE Main Paper 2 General Aptitude section -  

ChaptersExpected Weightage %
Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings3-4 %
Visualizing different sides of three-dimensional objects3 %
Awareness of persons; Buildings, Materials and Objects2-3 %
Texture related to Architecture and Build-environment 2-3 %
3D- Perception and Appreciation of scale and proportion of objects2-3 %
Analytical Reasoning 2 %
Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal)1-2 %
Colour and Texture1-2 %

JEE Main B.Arch/B.Planning 2024 Exam Dates

The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the dates for the JEE Main 2024 exam. The JEE Main Application Form 2024 for the January Session has been closed and registration for the April Session will commence on February 2, 2024. Candidates can check the dates of the JEE Main B.Arch/ B.Planning exam 2024 in the table below.


Important Dates

Commencement of JEE Main 2024 Registration for B.Arch/B.Planning (Phase 1)

November 1, 2023

JEE Main 2024 Exam Dates (For both B.Planning and B.Arch) - Phase 1

January 24, 2024

Commencement JEE Main 2024 Registration for B.Arch/B.Planning (Phase 2)

February 2, 2024

JEE Main 2024 Exam Date (For both B.Planning and B.Arch) - Phase 2

 From April 3, 2024

About JEE Main 2024 B.Planning and B.Arch Exam

A separate paper for Planning and Architecture is conducted by the NTA for aspirants aiming to secure admission in the Bachelor of Planning and Architecture programs offered by institutes of national repute across the nation. The following pointers will help the students understand deeply about the JEE Main 2024 B.Arch and B.Planning exam:

  • The JEE Main 2024 B.Planning/ B.Arch paper will be divided into three parts - Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Planning Questions/Drawing Questions

  • Both sections will carry a maximum mark of 400

  • The first two parts remain the same in the JEE Main B.Arch and B.Plan 2024 exam

Also Read: JEE Main Admit Card 2024

About JEE Main B.Planning 2024

  • The first part of the B.Planning exam will comprise 30 questions - 20 MCQ-Type questions and 10 numerical value questions for 100 marks

  • The second part will comprise 50 questions for a maximum mark of 200

  • The third part will have 25 questions where each question will carry 4 marks to add up to 100 marks

About JEE Main B.Arch 2024

  • Part I of the JEE Main 2024 B.Arch exam will have a total of 30 questions - 20 MCQ questions and 10 numerical value questions for 100 marks

  • Part - II or the Aptitude portion of JEE Main 2024 B.Arch exam will consist of 50 questions and the maximum marks for this portion will be 200

  • Drawing part of Part - III of JEE Main 2024 B.Arch exam will have 2 questions for a total of 100 marks

JEE Main B.Arch and B.Plan Marking Scheme

Let us also take a quick look at the marking scheme of the JEE Main 2024 B.Planning and B.Arch exam:

MCQ Questions

  • Each question will carry 4 marks

  • For each correct response, the candidates will be awarded 4 marks

  • For every wrong attempt or answer (MCQs), the candidates will be penalized with 1 mark

  • Questions left unanswered will not attract any negative marking
Also Read: What is a Good Score and Rank in JEE Main 2024?

Numerical Questions

  • Each question will carry 4 marks

  • There will be -1 negative marking for the numerical value questions asked in the JEE Main 2024 B.Planning paper for wrong attempts

JEE Main B.Arch 2024 Recommended Books

Candidates can check the list of recommended B. Arch books for JEE Main 2024 from the table below - 
Books Author/Publisher
Complete Architecture Entrance GuideAshok Goel and Arjun Kamal
Mathematics XI & XIIR.S. Agarwal
A Complete Self-Guide for B.Arch Entrance ExaminationP.K. Mishra (Arihant)
Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning BookR.S. Aggarwal
Higher AlgebraHall & Knight
B.Arch/NATA/JEE Main- Offline Drawing TestNimish Madan
Elementary MathematicsDoroFeev, Potapov

Preparation Tips for JEE Mains B. Arch & B. Planning Exam 2024

Preparing for JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 requires a thorough understanding of mathematics, aptitude, and drawing. Here are some tips to help you prepare:

  1. Understand the exam pattern: Familiarize yourself with the exam pattern, marking scheme, and syllabus for Paper 2.

  2. Study the syllabus: Focus on mathematics, aptitude, and drawing topics as per the JEE Main Paper 2 syllabus. Practice solving problems from these areas.

  3. Practice previous years' papers: Solve JEE Main previous year papers PDFs to understand the type of questions asked and to improve time management.

  4. Time management: Allocate time for each section of the exam based on your strengths and weaknesses. Practice managing your time effectively during mock tests.

  5. Improve drawing skills: For the drawing section, practice sketching, perspective drawing, and architectural awareness. Seek feedback on your drawings to improve.

  6. Mock tests and sample papers: Take JEE Main mock test 2024 and solve JEE Main sample papers to gauge your preparation and identify areas that need improvement.

  7. Seek guidance: If needed, consider seeking guidance from teachers, coaching institutes, or online resources to clarify doubts and strengthen your preparation.

Remember to stay focused, maintain a positive attitude, and maintain a balanced study schedule to prepare effectively for JEE Main Paper 2.

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One sure-shot way to score 90 percentile in JEE Mains 2024 is by solving the previous year's question papers. The table below features year wise JEE Main Question Papers that students can practice thoroughly after revision. 

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What is a good score for B Arch in JEE Mains?

200-250 marks in the JEE Mains B. Arch exam is considered a good score as per the previous year's cutoff analysis. 

For how many marks is each part for in JEE Main Paper 2?

As per the JEE Mains Paper 2 Syllabus and the latest exam pattern, Part 1 Mathematics is for 100 marks, Part 2 General Aptitude is for 200 marks and Part 3 Drawing or Planning is for 100 marks.

What questions are asked in JEE Mains B. Arch drawing section?

In the JEE Mains B.Arch drawing section, candidates are typically asked to draw or sketch various objects, scenes, or architectural elements. Some common types of questions include freehand drawing of specific objects or scenes, geometric composition, and rendering of various materials and textures. The purpose of this section is to assess the candidate's drawing and visualization skills, as well as their ability to represent three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface. 

Which is the best book for JEE Main Paper 2 exam?

For preparing for the JEE Main Paper 2 B.Arch, you can refer to 'A Complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch' by P.K. Mishra. This book covers the syllabus comprehensively and includes practice questions and mock tests to help you prepare for the exam. Additionally, you can also refer to previous years' question papers and sample papers to familiarize yourself with the exam pattern and types of questions asked.

What are the maximum marks that can be obtained for JEE Main Paper 2?

The maximum marks allotted to JEE Main Paper 2 are 400.

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