JEE Main B.Arch (Paper 2) Colleges and Admission 2017

by Ankita Sabharwal

This article gives a list of JEE Main B.Arch Colleges, Number of Seats, Admission Process and admission to other Architecture Colleges in the Country. India has around 350 architecture colleges and so there is a tough competition to secure a seat in one of these institutes and also there is state quota for admission in NITs. JEE MAIN B.Arch Paper 2 is conducted for admissions to B.Arch/ B.Planning courses at NITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions.

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JEE Main Paper 2 for admission 2016-17 was conducted on 2 April 2017 in Pen and Paper mode across many centres throughout India. Candidates who have secured 50% aggregate marks in Class 12 in five subjects as well as passed individually in Mathematics were eligible to appear in the exam.


Out of the total 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) in the country, only 9 offer admission in B.Arch course and there are 559 B.Arch Seats in these NITs. There are 5 CFTIs/ STFIs which also offer B. Arch/ B.Planning course and there are 331 seats. These institutes offer admission on the basis of Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB). CSAB conducts a common counselling process for engineering/architecture admission.

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern



Type of Question

Mode of Exam

JEE Main Paper 2 for B.Arch/B. Planning

Mathematics: Part 1 Aptitude Test: Part 2 Drawing Test: Part 3

Objective Type Objective Type Questions to test Drawing Aptitude

Only Pen and Paper Based

Not a single question is asked from Physics, Chemistry or General knowledge in JEE Main Paper 2 exam

JEE Main Paper 2 B.Arch Colleges


JEE Main B.Arch Colleges - Name of Institute & No. of Seats

In all NITs, 50% seats are reserved for the domicile students of the state. The total number of seats offered for the B.Arch is given in the table below. The candidates are required to check the table below.

  • 9 NITs
  • CFTIs, SFIs,
  • State Architecture Colleges of JEE Main Participating States
  • Other Institutes

National Institue of Technology (NIT)

Total Seats

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal


National Institute of Technology Calicut


National Institute of Technology Hamirpur


Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur


Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur


National Institute of Technology Patna


National Institute of Technology Raipur


National Institute of Technology, Rourkela


National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli


Other Central Government/State Government Funded Technical Institutes

BIT Mesra, Ranchi


School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal


School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi


Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir


School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada


Mizoram University Aizawl


Other Institutes- Admission on the basis of JEE Main Paper 2 score

Chandigarh college of Architecture through JAC Chandigarh Counselling


Faculty of Architecture, Jamia Millia University 
40 B.Arch and 40 B.Arch Self Financed Seats


Total Seats



JEE Main B.Arch Paper 2 - Important Information


  • Jamia Millia Islamia used to conduct its own entrance exam for admission in architecture but from the academic year 2016-17 the admission will be based on JEE Main Paper 2. JEE Main B.Arch Exam will offer admission through JoSAA based on JEE Main Paper 2 All India Rank.
  • There are very few colleges that offer admission into B.Arch Course on the basis of the JEE Main Paper 2 and the for majority of the Architecture colleges the admission is based on the score obtained in NATA which is a compulsory exam to seek admission to the B.Arch/B.Planning Course.
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY (NITs) offer admission to the B.Arch/ B.Planning courses on the basis of JEE Main Paper 2 followed by CSAB Counselling. The below mentioned 9 NIT’s, 5 Other Central Government/State Government Funded Technical Institutes and 1 other institute offer admission on the basis of JEE Main paper 2.

Admission in other Architecture Colleges Across the Country

  • B.Arch at IITs- Indian Institute of Technology offers admission on the basis of Architecture Aptitude Test 
  • B.Arch at Pearl Academy- Pearl Academy also conducts its own Entrance Exam for admission to B.Architecture /B. Planning Course. But it also takes admission on the basis of NATA.
  • B.Arch Through NATA- NATA is conducted by the Council of Architecture and most of the institutes /colleges accept only NATA scores. There are around 350 Institutions in India that offers admission in the five-year B. Arch degree course on the basis of National AptitudeTest for Architecture (NATA) >>Details about NATA 2017Some colleges/institutions accept scores of either of JEE Main Paper 2 Score or NATA.

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