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JEE Advanced 2017 Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

Last Updated - June 19, 2017

AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) 2017 is an architecture entrance exam for admission into IITs into 5 years undergraduate B. Arch Course. AAT can be only taken by students who have qualified JEE Main 2017 and JEE Advanced 2017.

Latest Update:- AAT Result has been declared on the official website

JEE Advanced 2017 AAT is scheduled to take place on June 14, 2017 from 9 am to 12 pm. No separate admit cards is issued for appearing in AAT.Candidates can appear for only if they have secured All India/category rank in JEE Advanced 2017. AAt will be conducted only at the 7 zonal IITs.

However, the seat allotment will be done based on the category wise All India Rank obtained  in JEE Advanced. The test consists of one paper of three hours’ duration.

Candidates need to separately for AAT after the declaration of JEE Advanced 2017 Results and students have to give their preference for appearing in AAT 2017. Students who do not choose the option to appear for AAT while registering for JEE Advanced will not be able to appear in the exam. Candidates can register for JEE Advanced 2017 AAT from June 11, 2017 10:00 am to June 12, 2017 5:00 pm.

About AAT 2017

Everything happens in a very short window for this exam, JEE Advanced 2017 result will be declared on June 11 and on the same day the registration for AAT will start and end till June 12 at 5 PM. AAT exam will be held on June 14, 2017. AAT Result 2017 will be announced on June 18, 2017.

Exam NameArchitecture Aptitude Test
Exam center7 Zonal IITs
Duration of the Exam3 Hours
Language of the ExamEnglish only
IITs offering B. Arch CourseIIT Roorkee & IIT Kharagpur
Exam DateJune 14, 2017
ResultJune 18, 2017

AAT Exam Dates 2017

After the declaration of JEE Advanced Result 2017, candidates who will successfully qualify the exam can only apply for AAT 2017. Candidates who wish to join B. Arch. (Architecture) program at IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee, will have to pass the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT).

Applicants have to register for AAT 2017 on the official website of JEE Advanced. AAT 2017 Registrations will begin from June 11, 2017. Applicants will not get any separate admit card for AAT. The exam is scheduled on June 14, 2017. The duration of the exam is three hours.  

AAT 2017Exam Date 2017
Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test 2017June 11 (10:00 AM), to June 12 (5:00 PM), 2017
AAT 2017 is scheduled forJune 14, 2017 (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
Declaration of AAT Results 2017June 18, 2017 (Sunday)

AAT Eligibility 2017

The eligibility criterion for the AAT is very simple. Other than being eligible for both JEE Main & JEE Advanced the aspirant must-

  • Qualify in both JEE Mains and JEE advanced.
  • Have opted for appearing in the AAT exam during registration of JEE Advanced.

Only those candidates who would have given B. Arch program (available at IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee) as one of their choices while filling their choices online will be eligible to write AAT. Candidates must register online at JEE Advanced portal for this Aptitude Test between June 11 and June 12, 2017.

AAT Exam Pattern 2017

The test will consist of only one paper of three-hour duration from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and the language of paper will be English. It comprises topics - Geometrical Drawing, Freehand Drawing, Imaging and Aesthetic Sensitivity, and Three Dimensional Perceptions.

Things to note for AAT

  • The candidates must carry their own drawing and sketching aids for the exam as these things will not be provided by the authorities.
  • The students must carry their IIT JEE Advanced Admit Card for the exam as no separate Admit card is issued to the students appearing for AAT.
  • The students who secure cut off marks and above are declared passed but the seat allocation is done only on the basis of JEE Advanced ranks.

AAT Admit Card 2017

Candidates who have registered JEE advanced 2017 can download the admit card. If in case the admit card is not available for downloading, the candidate should contact the Chairman, JEE advanced 2017 of the respective zonal IIT. Candidates should check the entries in the admit card carefully and in case of any disparity contact the Chairman, JEE Advanced 2017 of the respective zonal IIT. No separate admit card for AAT will be provided. Candidate are expected to report at the examination center by 8:30 am.

AAT Admit card 2017 Details

  • The admit card will contain the following details- Name, roll no. for JEE Advanced 2017, photograph, signature, date of birth, address for correspondence, category and language of the question paper.
  • Separate admit card will not be issued to the candidates appearing in Architecture Aptitude Test.
  • The candidate should get a copy of the downloaded admit card at the time of examination.
  • The candidate must possess safely the original admit card till all the formalities of admission are complete.

AAT Result 2017

The results for AAT will be declared within 5 days from the day of examination i.e. on or before June 19, 2017 and the cut off score for qualifying the exam will be decided by the committee of JEE Advanced. Candidates securing marks above the cut off will be declared PASS and no separate rank will be provided for AAT exam. The seat allotment will be done on the basis of category-wise All India Rank of JEE Advanced given that the candidate has secured more marks than the cut off declared.

AAT Syllabus 2017

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

3-dimensional Perception: Understanding and appreciation of 3-dimensional forms with building elements, color, volume and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory.

Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity: Composition exercises with given elements. Context mapping. Creativity checks through the 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.

Books for AAT: Apart from CBSE NCERTs for classes XI and XII, students can refer to the following books-

  1. Arihant Publications book – A Complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch 2015 Entrance Examination (English) by P.K Mishra,
  2. NATA/JEE B.Arch. Study Material Kit Paperback
  3. Keys to Drawing- Strategies and Exercises for Gaining Confidence and Enhancing Your Creativity by Dodson

AAT Test Centers 2017

  • Report to the examination hall at 8:30 AM.
  • Bring your original JEE Advanced Admit Card
  • Exam Timing: 09:00 AM to 12 Noon.
IIT BombayLA 101 and LA 1012, Lecture Hall Complex, Next to Chemistry/ Chem Engineering Building
IIT DelhiRoom No. VI – LT 2
IIT GuwahatiL1 (Lecture Hall 1), Lecture Hall Complex, Near Administrative Building
IIT KanpurRoom No. L7, Lecture Hall Complex
IIT KharagpurRoom No. F 142, Ground Floor, Main Building
IIT MadrasBuilding Sciences Block (BSB), Civil Engineering Department
IIT RoorkeeDeparture of Architecture & Planning



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