AAT 2020

Exam Date : June 14, 2020 To June 14, 2020
Result Date : June 20, 2020

AAT 2020 Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Admit Card, Syllabus, Pattern, and Results

 Introduction to AAT 2020

  • About: Architecture Aptitude Test [AAT] is a National Level Entrance Examination conducted by IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur for admission into Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch] programme.

  • Conducting Body: AAT 2020 will be conducted by IIT Roorkee which will be changed every year.

  • Level: The AAT is a National Level Entrance Examination conducted once a year by IITs.

  • Course Offered: Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch] programme will be offered for all the candidates who clear the AAT 2020 in IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur.

  • Date & Mode: Architecture Aptitude Test [AAT] will be conducted offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT) on June 14, 2020.

AAT 2020 Highlights

Exam Name

Architecture Aptitude Test

Acronym

AAT

Conducting Body

IIT Roorkee

Level

National

Category

Undergraduate

Course Offered

Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]

Mode

Offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test [PBT]

Topics

Geometrical Drawing

Freehand Drawing

Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity

Architectural Awareness

Three Dimensional Perception

Duration

3 hours i.e. 180 minutes

Medium

English

AAT 2020 Important Dates

  • Registration: Application Form will be available on the official website from June 1, 2020 and the last date to submit the Application Form will be on June 5, 2020.

  • Admit Card: The registered candidates will have to present their JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card at the Examination Centre. No separate Admit Card will be issued for the AAT 2020.

  • Examination: AAT 2020 will be conducted offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) on June 14, 2020.

  • Results: Results will be declared on the official website for all category candidates based on qualified marks on June 20, 2020.

  • Counselling: Candidates who have cleared the AAT 2020 will be called for the counselling process which will be held on June 30, 2020.

AAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • JEE Advanced: Candidates who have cleared JEE Advanced will be allowed to appear for the AAT 2020.

  • Education: Candidates must have passed a 12th standard examination or the candidates who are appearing for their final exam are also eligible to apply.

  • Age Limit: Candidates must be born on or after 1st October 1993 and for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates must be born on or after 1st October 1988.

  • Reservation Criteria: The reservation criteria will be OBC - 27%, SC - 15%,  ST - 7.5%, and Others - 50.5%.

AAT 2020 Application Form

  • Registration: Application Form will be available on the official website from June 1, 2020 and the last date to submit the Application Form will be on June 5, 2020.

  • Registration Fee: The male candidates are required to pay the registration fee of INR 2600 and the female candidates must pay INR 1300 as registration fee.

  • Upload Documents: Candidates must upload the scanned images of passport size photograph, signature, and other documents.

    • The size of the photograph should be between 4 and 40 KB. The size of the signature should be between 1 and 30 KB.

AAT 2020 Application Process

Application Process: Candidates have to follow the below steps to fill the Application Form:

  • Registration through Aadhar Card: The use of Aadhaar by the candidates for JEE Advance 2020 will result in an accuracy of the candidates’ details.

  • Fill Online Application Form: Candidates can fill the online Application Form by entering details such as Authentication, Examination, Personal, Academic, Contact, and Guardian.

  • Verification of Mobile Number and Email: Once the candidate has entered all the above-mentioned details an OTP will be sent to the registered Mobile Number and Email for Authentication.

  • Upload of Documents: Candidates must upload the scanned copy of recently taken passport size photograph and signature.

  • Payment of Registration Fee: The registration fee should be paid by the candidates by category wise through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI/ Cash Deposit (through e-challan at State Bank of India Branches only).

  • Slot Booking: The Date, Time and Exam Centre can be chosen by the candidate on a first come first serve basis.

  • Print the Final Confirmation Page: Download and take a printout of the final confirmation page of the Application Form.

AAT 2020 Exam Centre

  • Exam Centre: The AAT 2020 will be conducted in all the 7 IITs across India.

  • Choice of Centre: The candidates may choose their choice of location for appearing in AAT 2020.

  • Id Proof: Candidates must carry a valid id proof along with the Admit Card to the Exam Centre without fail.

  • Note: Candidates failing to carry a valid photo ID proof (Aadhaar/ Voter ID Card) with Hall Ticket/ Admit Card to the Exam Centre will not be allowed inside the exam hall.

S.No.

Exam Centre

1

IIT Roorkee Zone

2

IIT Madras Zone

3

IIT Kharagpur Zone

4

IIT Kanpur Zone

5

IIT Guwahati Zone

6

IIT Delhi Zone

7

IIT Bombay Zone

AAT 2020 Admit Card

  • Issue Date: The registered candidates will have to present their JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card at the Examination Centre. No separate Admit Card will be issued for the AAT 2020.

  • Id Proof: Candidate must carry a government ID proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the Admit Card.

  • Discrepancy: In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/ her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the conducting Authority.

  • Note: The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

AAT 2020 Syllabus

  • Syllabus: The syllabus will be based on a drawing which is decided by the conducting authority for conducting AAT

  • Topics: The topics which are decided by the authority will be:

    • Geometrical Drawing

    • Freehand Drawing

    • Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity

    • Architectural Awareness

    • Three Dimensional Perception

  • Preparation: The candidates can refer to the books which are prescribed by the conducting authority for the preparation of AAT 2020.

Topics

Syllabus

Freehand Drawing

Freehand drawing consists of simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its component parts in an 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, triangles, angles, quadrilaterals, circles, polygons, etc. Study of plan (top view), elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like cones, prisms, cylinders, splayed surface holders, cubes, etc.

Three-Dimensional Perception

Appreciation and understanding of 3-dimensional forms with building elements, color, volume, and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory.

Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity

Composition exercise with given elements. Context mapping. Creativity check through an 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.

AAT 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: The AAT 2020 will be conducted by Offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test [PBT] on June 14, 2020.

  • Questions: The question will be from 5 different topics based on drawing.

  • Sections: The question paper will contain 5 sections which are Geometrical Drawing, Freehand Drawing, Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity, Architectural Awareness, and Three Dimensional Perception.

  • Duration: The time given to complete AAT 2020 will be 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes.

  • Medium: The question paper will be in Engish.

AAT 2020 Reference Books

  • Preparation Books: Candidates can refer to the following books which are recommended by the conducting authority for the preparation of AAT 2020:

    • Arihant Publications Book – A Complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch 2018 Entrance Examination (English) by P.K Mishra.

    • NATA/ JEE B.Arch. Study Material Kit Paperback by SILICA.

    • Keys to Drawing- Strategies and Exercises for Gaining Confidence and Enhancing Your Creativity by Dodson

AAT 2020 Results

  • Results: Results will be declared on the official website for all category candidates based on qualified marks on June 20, 2020.

  • Scorecard: The result will be displayed in the form of scorecard for all the candidates who have qualified.

  • Cut-off: The cut-off will be calculated based on the marks secured in the qualifying examination. There is a number of factors related to the entrance examination will be considered while preparing the AAT 2020 cut-off.  

  • Note: The candidates who have been qualified in the AAT 2020 will be called for the next process for counselling. 

AAT 2020 Counselling

  • Counselling: Candidates who have cleared the AAT 2020 will be called for the counselling process which will be held on June 30, 2020.

  • JoSAA Counselling (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) manages seat allotment and combined counselling procedure for all the IITs, IIITs, NITs and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).

  • Participating Institutes: There will be 97 institutes participating in JoSAA 2020 Counselling. This includes 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, and 20 Other-GFTIs.

  • Seat Matrix: The total number of seats in the IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur for admission through AAT 2020 is listed below:

S.No.

Categories

IIT Kharagpur

IIT Roorkee

1

Open

20

17

2

Open PwD

-

1

3

SC

5

5

4

SC PwD

1

-

5

ST

3

3

6

ST PwD

-

-

7

OBC NCL

11

9

8

OBC NCL PwD

-

-

Total No. of All India Seats

40

35

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