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The Joint Entrance Examination (B.Arch) , is conducted by CBSE for admission to 5 year B.Arch / B.Planning programme in various colleges across India. JEE B.Arch 2016 will be conducted on 3rd April 2016, 2pm to 5 pm. Candidates having 50% aggregate marks in 5 subjects in Class XII & passing Mathematics subject individually are eligible to appear for the exam.

Though most of the Institutes in India consider NATA as an entrance exam for admission to first year of B.Arch course, but some institutes still consider JEE B.Arch score.

For entrance to B.Arch in IITs, there is a different procedure for admission, candidates are required to clear JEE Mains paper I, JEE(Advanced) and AAT


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Eligibility Criteria for JEE B.Arch 2016:

  1. Age Limit: Should be born on or before 1st October 1991. (Five years relaxation is given for SC, ST, PwD candidates.
  2. Year of Qualifying: The candidates having passed Class XII / Equivalent Qualifying Examination in 2014, 2015 or appearing in Class XII / Equivalent Qualifying Examination in 2016.
  3. Number of Subjects in Qualifying Examination: The candidate must have taken at least 5 subjects in Class XII / Equivalent Qualifying Examination
  4. Number of Attempts: A candidate can appear for JEE Mains for maximum 3 times.

The examination mode is Paper and Pen; Online exams are not available for B.Arch. The examination has 3 parts:

JEE Mains B.Arch Paper II

Part I

Mathematics (Objective Type)

Part II

Aptitude Test (Objective Type)

Part III

Drawing Test (Drawing Aptitude)


Important Dates and Information for JEE Mains Paper II-B.Arch:

Sr. No.




Online Submission of Application Forms

1st Dec 2015 to 31st Dec 2015


Admit Card Availability

From 2nd week of March 2016


Date of Examination

3rd April 2016 ( 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm )


Centre for Examination

As on Admit Card


Score Card

All India Rank – AIR is only considered for admissions, through Central Seat Allocation Board-CSAB to NITs / IITs / CFTIs / SFIs / Others. The score cards would be available on

All participating institutes that do not use the Central Seat Allocation Process will prepare their own ranking based on the performance in JEE Main 2016 & other criteria as decided by them.

The score is calculated on the basis of score in JEE Main 2016 and normalized score in Class XII / Equivalent Qualifying Examination ( 60% and 40% weightage respectively )


The colleges and their respective seats of the institutes which demand JEE Mains-B.Arch Paper II as entrance exam are given below:


College Name and Address



School of Planning and Architecture-SPA Delhi, 4, Block-B, Indraprastha Estate, Near AGCR, New Delhi- 110002

Contact:  011 2370 2376


School of Planning and Architecture-SPA Bhopal, Neelbad Road, Bhauri, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh - 462030

Contact: 9755590393


School of Planning and Architecture - SPA Vijayawada,

Sy. No. 71/1, NH-5, Nidamanuru, Dist. Krishna, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 521104

Contact: 0866 246 9447


Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics at Jamia Milia Islamia, FET - UTH Path, Ghaffar Manzil Colony, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, New Delhi, Delhi 110025

Contact: 011 2698 3169


Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology - MANIT Bhopal, Link Road Number 3, Near Kali Mata Mandir, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462003

Contact: 0755 405 1000


National Institute of Technology - NIT Calicut,

NIT Campus P. O., Calicut, Kerala-673 601

Contact: 0495 228 6100


National Institute of Technology - NIT Hamirpur, Anu Road, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 177005

Contact: 088948 49154


Malaviya National Institute of Technology - MNIT Jaipur, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302017

Contact: 0141 252 9087


Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology - VNIT Nagpur, South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra- 440010

Contact: 0712 222 2828


National Institute of Technology - NIT Patna, Ashok Rajpath, Mahendru, Patna, Bihar 800005

Contact: 0612 237 1715


National Institute of Technology - NIT Raipur, Opp. Ayurvedic College, GE Rd, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 492010

Contact: 077122 54200


National Institute of Technology - NIT Rourkela-769008

Contact: 0661-2462761


National Institute of Technology - NIT Trichy,

Tanjore Main Road, National Highway 67, Near BHEL Trichy, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620015  

Contact: 0431 250 3000


Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand 835215

Contact: 0651 227 5444


Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University,  Sub-Post Office, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir 182320

Contact: 01991 285 524


Chandigarh College of Architecture, Vidya Path, Sector 12, Near Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, 160012

Contact: 0172 274 0685

 For latest updates visit

JEE (Main) Secretariat

Central Board of Secondary Education

H-149, Sector - 63,

Noida Distt.

Gautam Budh Nagar 201309 (UP)

About the Author: Anu Handa is an Interior Designer, DIY Artist, Co-Founder and Educator at Mosaic Institute of Design. She has been the lead blogpost writer at since 2009. Her educational background in Interior Design, Urban Planning and the English Language has given her a broad base to cover a range of topics in her articles. Anu has spent 15+ years training Design & B.Arch Aspirants for entrance exams.

Passionate about Design Education, she’s briefly worked with Annamalai University as a paper setter for Design Exams. Likes to write about Design, Architecture and related fields, on online platforms like Quora. Aims at challenging the conventional & age old teaching methodology 


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