Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Paper is one of the nation’s most common engineering entrance exams. With the scale of the test at an all-time high, it is normal for applicants to be curious about the test as it is necessary for applicants to be aware of the JEE Paper 2 application process, eligibility requirements, test specifics and more in advance for effective preparation.

JEE Paper 2 (B.Arch) is conducted twice a year by NTA for admission to undergraduate programs in Architecture & Planning at IITs and other central institutions. Despite the lockdown and other challenges, an estimated over 12 lakhs students attended the JEE Exam 2. 

In this blog, we will cover all the essential details about the JEE Exam 2 2020, including the syllabus, exam patterns and results. 

JEE Exam 2 2020: Syllabus

The JEE Paper 2 2020 exam for Paper 2 was divided into three sections, i.e, Mathematics, General Aptitude and drawing skills. The syllabus for each section is mentioned below: 

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2020 – Mathematics


Sr. No.  Topics
1 Sets, relations and functions
2 Complex numbers and quadratic equations
3 Matrices and determinants
4 Permutations and combinations
5 Mathematical induction
6 Binomial theorem and its simple applications
7 Sequences and series
8 Limit, continuity and differentiability
9 Integral calculus
10 Differential equations
11 Coordinate geometry
12 Three-dimensional geometry
13 Vector algebra
14 Statistics and probability
15 Trigonometry
16 Mathematical reasoning


JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2020 – Drawing Test

Drawing test is based on the designing ideas:

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


JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2020 – Aptitude Test




Part – I
  • Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials
  • Visualizing 3-dimensional objects from 2-dimensional drawings
  • Visualizing different sides of three-dimensional objects
  • Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build-environment
  • Analytical Reasoning, Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical & Verbal)
Part – II
  • Three dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, colour texture, harmony and contrast, building forms and elements.
  • Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
  • Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, street scenes, monuments, market, festivals, recreational spaces, ect.), landscape (riverfronts, plants, jungles, trees, etc.) and rural life.
  • Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil.
Part – III


  • General Awareness regarding development issues
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Graphs, charts and map reading skills
  • Government programs/schemes etc.
  • Comprehension
  • Simple statistics
  • CBSE Class X Social Sciences topics


JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2020 – Weightage

Candidates who appeared for the JEE paper 2 aptitude test were scored based on the following weightage: 


Topics Weightage 
3D- Perception and Appreciation of scale and proportion of objects.


Analytical Reasoning


Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials.


Colour Texture


Mental Ability


Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build-environment


Visualizing Different sides of 3D Objects


Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings.



JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2020

Mode of Exam: 

The aptitude test and mathematics test is conducted online and the drawing test is a pen-paper test conducted offline. 


  • 3 hours 


  • Mathematics 
  • General Aptitude 
  • Drawing Test & Planning


  • Hindi
  • English
  • Gujarati (only candidates’ from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli)

Questions Per Section: 

  • Total no. of questions: 77
  • Mathematics: 25 (20 MCQs and 5 numerical) 
  • General Aptitude: 50 MCQ questions 
  • Drawing: 2 questions 

Marking System:

  • Total Marks: 400
  • MCQs: 4 marks will be awarded to every right answer and 1 mark will be deducated for every wrong answer 
  • Numerical Value: 4 marks will be awarded for every right answer. No negative marking is done 
  • Drawing Test: 100 marks are divided between 2 questions and the candidate will be scored based on their drawing and sketching skills 

How to Check JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 Result

The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the JEE Main Paper 2 2020 results for B.Arch on September 18th. To check your result, you should follow the steps given below: 

  • Visit the official website of JEE Main 2020 (
  • Click on the official result link
  • Provide your JEE Main 2020 application number and date of birth
  • Click on “Submit”
  • The result will be displayed on the screen

It is recommended that you should download the result and take a print of the result for future reference. 


In order to test candidates in the best way possible, the NTA is persistently working to enhance the JEE Main exam 2, thereby ensuring that candidates who produce the highest results are granted great opportunities.

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