The Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) is the aptitude test for the students who want to take admission in the B.Arch program offered by IIT kharagpur and IIT Roorkee only. The students who had qualified JEE Main and JEE Advanced, will only get a chance to give this aptitude test for admission.

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur will be directing JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test 2021. It is a national level entrance examination.

JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test 2021 will be conducted a few days after the JEE Advanced 2021 is announced.

  • The students will get the Architecture Aptitude Test application form 2021 from the official website of the JEE Advanced i.e. jeeadv.ac.in.
  • The Architecture Aptitude Test application form 2021 will be out on 5th October 2021.
  • The last date to submit the AAT application form 2021 is 6th October 2021.
  • The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee will be conducting the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) this year on 8th October 2021.
  • This Aptitude exam will be conducted in offline mode i.e. Pen and Paper based.
  • The basic and main eligibility for the Architecture Aptitude Test is that the students have to qualify JEE Advanced Exam.
  • The AAT will be conducted in English medium only, and students will get 180 minutes to attempt the examination.
  • The AAT result will be declared on 11th October 2021.
  • The AAT registration fee for male and female students is Rs. 2600/- and Rs. 1300/- respectively.
  • The Architecture Aptitude Test 2021 will be directed in all the 7 participating IITs across India. You can choose any one of the locations according to your preference for the examination.

In this article, you will get to know all the information regarding the JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test 2021.

AAT 2021 Highlights

Exam Name Joint Entrance Examination Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test (JEE Advanced AAT)
Conducting Body Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and Roorkee
Official Website Jeeadv.ac.in
Exam Type National Level
Exam Mode Offline
Purpose Admission in Bachelor of Architecture in IIT kharagpur and IIT Roorkee
Duration of Exam 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes
Mode of Examination Pen and Paper Based
Medium of Examination English

AAT 2021 Exam Date

  • The AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) registration begins from 5th October 2021 and ends on 6th October 2021.
  • The AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) Admit card will be released on 6th October 2021.
  • The Architecture Aptitude Test will be conducted on 8th October 2021.
  • The AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) result 2021 will be declared on 11th October 2021.
  • The AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) counseling begins from 17th October 2021.

The table below shows the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) important dates: -

Events Dates (Tentative)
JEE Advanced 2021 3rd July 2021
Commencement of AAT Application Form 2021 5th October 2021
Last Date to submit AAT Application Form 2021 6th October 2021
Release date of AAT Admit card 2021 6th October 2021
AAT Exam date 8th October 2021
AAT Result Date 11th October 2021
AAT Counseling Date 17th October 2021

AAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • The main and basic eligibility criteria to apply for the Architecture Aptitude Test 2021 is that the candidates should have qualified the JEE Advanced test 2021.
  • The students must have completed their 10+2 from a recognized board or the students who are appearing for their final exam are also eligible to apply.
  • The general category students can apply for this aptitude test only if they are born after 1st October 1993.
  • The SC (Schedule Caste), ST (Schedule Tribe), and PwD (Person with Disability) category students can apply for this aptitude test only if they are born after 1st October 1988.
  • The reservation criteria will be OBC (other backward classes) – 27%, SC (scheduled caste) – 15%, ST (scheduled tribe) – 7.5%, and Others (unreserved category) – 50.5%.

AAT 2021 Application Form

  • The JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test 2021 application form will be available on the official website i.e. jeeadv.ac.in.
  • The AAT 2021 registration begins from 5th October 2021 after the declaration of the JEE Advanced result 2021.
  • The last date to submit the AAT 2021 application form is 6th October 2021.
  • The candidates have to register separately after JEE Advanced for AAT 2021.
  • The male students have to pay Rs. 2600/- + GST for the registration fee.
  • The female students have to pay Rs. 1300/- + GST for the registration fee.
  • The SC/ST/PwD students have to pay Rs. 1300/- + GST for the registration fee.
  • The Foreign candidates from SAARC Nation have to pay USD 160 + GST for the registration fee.
  • The Foreign candidates from NON - SAARC Nation have to pay USD 300 + GST for the registration fee.
  • The candidates have to 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. Make sure the quality of the documents is fine. The photograph should have a clear background with a focus on the face.

The table below shows the AAT 2021 application fee for all the categories: -

Category Application Fee
SC/ST/PwD Rs. 1300 + GST
Female Candidates Rs. 1300 + GST
All other candidates Rs. 2600 + GST
Foreign Candidates from SAARC Nation USD 160 + GST
Foreign Candidates from non - SAARC Nation USD 300 + GST

How to fill the JEE Advanced AAT form 2021?

The students should follow the following steps mentioned below to fill the JEE Advanced AAT form easily: -

  • Go to the official website of JEE Advanced i.e. jeeadv.ac.in.
  • Click on the link displayed mentioning JEE Advanced AAT registration 2021.
  • Then, you have to mention your details such as substantiation, educational, personal, Academic, Contact, Guardian.
  • After filling all the above details, then one OTP will be sent to your entered mobile number and email ID for verification.
  • After verification, they will ask you a question i.e. Are you interested in AAT 2021? Then you have to press yes to proceed further.
  • You have to upload the required documents.
  • After uploading documents, you have to choose your exam center according to your wish.
  • Then you have to pay your registration fee through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI/ Cash Deposit (through e-challan at State Bank of India Branches only).
  • Take the print out of the final confirmation page of the application form.

AAT 2021 Admit Card

  • The candidates have to carry their admit card at the exam center.
  • There will be no issuing of new admit cards for AAT 2021. Candidates have to use their JEE Advanced admit card only.
  • You should bring a valid ID proof along with the admit card at the center.
  • The candidates are suggested to read the instructions on the AAT 2021 admit card carefully and obey them during the conduct of the examination. Also, check the details and pay attention to all the spellings, and the photo should be rightly placed. As this Admit Card will be used for future references also such as counselling and seat allotment.
  • 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.

AAT 2021 Exam Centers

The AAT 2021 will be directed in all the 7 IITs across India. Candidates have to choose one exam center for them according to their wish or preference.

The following things you should carry at exam center with you at the time of examination: -

  • You have to carry a valid ID proof (like Aadhar card, Pan card, Driving License, Voter ID etc) with your Admit card.
  • You should bring your own stationary with you because at the time of examination you will not be allowed to talk or borrow things.
  • You should carry Pen, Colors, Pencils, Geometry Set, paint colors, Drinking Water Bottle with you at the exam center.

The table below shows the list of exam centers: -

S no. Exam Center
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 2021 Exam Pattern

  • The AAT 2021 will be conducted in offline mode i.e. Pen and Paper based. The Architecture Aptitude Test 2021 will be directed on 8th October 2021.
  • This test will have questions from 5 different topics on Drawing.
  • The 5 different topics are Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity, three dimensional perception, Geometrical drawing, Freehand drawing, and Architectural Awareness.
  • The students will have 3 hours of time to attempt this aptitude test.
  • This exam will be conducted only in English medium.

The table below shows the Exam pattern of AAT 2021: -

Particulars Details
Mode of Examination Offline i.e. pen and paper based
Duration of Examination 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes
Medium of Examination English
Topics Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity; Three dimensional perception; Geometrical drawing; Freehand drawing; Architectural Awareness

AAT 2021 Syllabus

  • The students must know the syllabus thoroughly before starting their preparation for the Architecture Aptitude Test 2021.
  • The five main topics which have been decided by the conducting authorities are – Freehand Drawing, Geometrical Drawing, Three – Dimensional Perception, Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity, and Architectural Awareness.

The table below shows the detailed syllabus of AAT 2021: -

Topics Syllabus
Freehand Drawing The freehand drawing consists of simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its 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, colour, 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 colour 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 2021 Preparation Books

  • 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
  • Arihant Publication Books - General Knowledge and Current Affairs Book

AAT 2021 Result

  • The Architecture Aptitude Test 2021 Result will be declared on 11th October 2021 on the official website of JEE advanced i.e. jeeadv.ac.in.
  • The AAT 2021 result will be shown in the form of a scorecard for all the students who have qualified.
  • You must keep a print out of your scorecard for AAT 2021 counseling process.

The steps mentioned below will help you to download your AAT 2021 scorecard easily: -

  • Go to the official website of JEE Advanced i.e. jeeadv.ac.in.
  • Click on the link of AAT 2021 Result.
  • A sign in page will appear, fill in the required details and then click submit.
  • Your AAT 2021 result will be displayed on your screen, check it and download it.
  • Take a printout of the AAT 2021 result for future reference.

AAT 2021 Cut Off

  • The Cut off is made on the basis of the marks obtained in the qualifying examination.
  • The Authorities consider various factors while preparing the AAT 2021 cut off.
  • The basic and main factors which the authorities consider while preparing the AAT 2021 cut off are – number of candidates appearing in AAT 2021, Difficulty level of the Test, number of seats available, and highest score.

AAT 2021 Counseling

  • The candidates who have qualified the AAT 2021 will be called for the counseling process.
  • The candidates have to submit all the required documents and pay the fee at the time of admission.
  • Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) counseling manages seat allotment and combined counselling procedure for all the IITs, IIITs, NITs and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).

The table below shows the total of seats in the IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur for admission through AAT 2021: -

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

FAQ's

What is the exam date of JEE Advanced AAT 2021?

The JEE Advanced AAT 2021 exam will be conducted on 8th October 2021.

What are 5 topics which the authorities have decided to consider for the examination?

The 5 topics are Freehand Drawing, Geometrical Drawing, Three – Dimensional Perception, Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity, and Architectural Awareness.

How many questions will be there in the AAT 2021 examination?

There will be 16 questions which will be asked in the AAT 2021 examination.

What is the Duration and mode of the examination?

The candidate will get 3 hours of time to complete the AAT 2021. The AAT 2021 exam is Paper pen based test i.e. it will conducted in offline mode only

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