List of Architecture Colleges Accepting JEE Mains Score

The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) main will be directed by the National Testing Agency (NTA). There is a separate entrance exam conducted for B.Arch students. Earlier, JEE mains was conducted for the engineering students only, but now the Architecture students will also be giving the JEE main exam for their admission in different B.Arch colleges.

Now JEE mains will be held four times a year, i.e. two times for engineering students and two times for architecture students.

JEE main paper 2 comprises 2 papers: Paper 2A – B.Arch, Paper 2B – B.Plan. The national testing agency (NTA) will conduct JEE main 2022 for three papers, i.e. paper 1 – BE/ B.Tech, Paper 2A – B.Arch, Paper 2B – B.Planning.

  • There are 345 exam centres allotted for the JEE main paper 2 of B.Arch.
  • The exam centres are located both in India and abroad also.
  • The JEE Main paper 2 is conducted in three languages, i.e. English, Hindi, and Gujarati.

In this article, you will get the list of JEE Main paper 2 colleges, their placements and locations.

JEE Main Paper 2 Colleges List

 The JEE main paper 2 comprises three subjects, i.e. Mathematics, Aptitude, and drawing. You can find the list of colleges below to apply for the B.Arch degree course based on their JEE main score.

The table below shows the JEE Main paper 2 colleges list: -

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College Name Location Seats
Mizoram University Aizawl 18
School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal 75
School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi 104
School of Planning and Architecture Vijayawada 75
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Jammu and Kashmir 30
Malviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur 62
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal 80
National Institute of Technology Calicut 47
National Institute of Technology Hamirpur 46
National Institute of Technology Patna 62
National Institute of Technology Raipur 62
National Institute of Technology Rourkela 20
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli 46
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur 62
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra Ranchi 37
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur 30
Chandigarh College of Architecture Chandigarh 40
Faculty of Architecture, Jamia Millia University New Delhi 80

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Top Colleges Accepting JEE Main Paper 2 Marks

 The table below shows the list of top Architecture colleges, expected cut off, and placement package. You need to score below the cut off marks in JEE Main Paper 2 to get admission in your desired college. 

S no. College Name Quota Category Opening Rank Closing Rank Placement Package
1. School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi Al General 2 523 5.4 lakh Median Salary
OBC 110 371
SC 14 105
ST 12 94
2. School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada Al General 280 1676 3.8 lakh Median Salary
OBC 335 858
SC 102 397
ST 64 336
3. Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur HS General 610 2697 Average Package – 7.5 LPA. Median Package – 6.5 LPA. Maximum Package – 37 LPA.
HS OBC 522 2600
HS SC 277 849
HS ST 130 642
OS General 498 1738
OS OBC 439 959
OS SC 114 371
OS ST 77 233
4. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal HS General 578 3105 6.5 lakh Median Package Median Salary
HS OBC 520 1842
HS SC 230 603
HS ST 74 414
OS General 497 1928
OS OBC 373 1060
OS SC 130 511
OS ST 86 236
5. National Institute of Technology, Calicut HS General 240 1302 Average Salary – 9.56 LPA. Maximum Salary – 50 LPA.
HS OBC 282 498
HS SC 52 174
HS ST 50 1834
OS General 386 1475
OS OBC 291 637
OS SC 109 307
OS ST 37 41
6 National Institute of Technology Hamirpur HS General 1746 6297 Average Salary – 6.78 LPA. Maximum Salary – 12 LPA.
HS OBC 2439 10461
HS SC 301 676
HS ST 118 562
OS General 920 2325
OS OBC 446 1105
OS SC 197 512
OS ST 91 247
7. National Institute of Technology, Patna HS General 1986 4153 Average Package – 7.7 LPA. Median Package – 6.0LPA. Maximum Package – 39.1 LPA. Lowest Package – 2.4 LPA
HS OBC 984 1759
HS SC 366 762
HS ST 160 511
OS General 1526 2553
OS OBC 548 1130
OS SC 117 593
OS ST 78 78
8. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela HS General 1472 4216 Maximum Package – 42 LPA
HS OBC 1127 2453
HS SC 283 666
HS ST 105 335
OS General 639 1712
OS OBC 292 835
OS SC 149 305
OS ST 28 135
9. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli HS General 413 1149 Average Package – 6 LPA
HS OBC 314 465
HS SC 79 285
HS ST 291 599
OS General 79 831
OS OBC 127 470
OS SC 55 148
OS ST 10 64
10. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur HS General 312 1931 Average Package – 7.0 LPA. Maximum Package – 22 LPA. Lowest Package – 3.3 LPA
HS OBC 397 945
HS SC 54 242
HS ST 96 115
OS General 850 1952
OS OBC 394 851
OS SC 85 434
OS ST 45 97

JEE Main Paper 2 Colleges offering Direct Admissions

The table below shows the list of colleges that offer direct admission in the B.Arch (Bachelor in Architecture) course. They only want your NATA score and your 10+2 marks. The students who have completed their 10+2 from a recognized board and obtained good marks on their boards are eligible to apply for direct admission to the respective colleges mentioned below.

College Name Location Placement Package
KL University Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) Highest Package – 22 LPA, Average Package – 5 LPA.
Thangavelu Engineering College Chennai Highest Package – 4.89 LPA, Average Package – 3.65 LPA.
Invertis University Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) Highest Package – 10.0 LPA,
GITAM (Deemed to be University) Hyderabad Highest Package – 11.0 LPA
Chandigarh University Chandigarh Highest Package – 31.8 LPA
Aurora’s Design Academy Telangana Highest Package – 5.0 LPA
Jagannath University Bahadurgarh Highest Package – 8.0 LPA
Amity University Lucknow Highest Package – 11.0 LPA, Average Package – 3.5 LPA.
Vivekananda Global University Jaipur Highest Package – 18.0 LPA, Average Package – 2.5 LPA.
Sanjay Ghodawat University Kolhapur Highest Package – 13.0 LPA, Average Package – 4.5 LPA.

JEE Main Paper 2 Counselling Process

The counselling process for JEE Main Paper 2 will start from June 2022. The students are advised to check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying for the seat allotment round.

The first step after the announcement of the ranks is choice filling; the candidate has to choose colleges according to their ranks obtained in JEE main.

After submitting their choice filling form, the next step is to wait for the seat allotment round to begin.

There will be six-seat allotment rounds. In any round, your rank comes you can take admission in that college by submitting the documents and fees.

And after submitting, you can wait for the next round as you get a chance to shift your seat to a different college based on your rank.

You have to submit some part of the fees for just booking the seat so that the seat is reserved for you and you can wait for the next round. The general category students have to submit around Rs. 35000/-.


Can I withdraw my seat in the last round of the JoSAA 2021 counselling process?

Yes, you can withdraw your seat in the last round of the JoSAA 2021 counselling process but not a single penny of your JoSAA counselling fee will be refunded back to you. It is thus advisable that you must withdraw your seat before the last round of the JoSAA counselling process. 

Which is the best college for the B.Arch course?

The best college for B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) is School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi.

Is JEE Main Paper 2 compulsory for architecture?

No, it is not but for colleges under JEE Main and JEE Advanced i.e. IITs & NITs accept JEE scores. The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by Council of Architecture is mandatory for admission to first year B.Arch.

Which are the top architecture colleges accepting JEE Main score?

The top 5 architecture colleges accepting JEE Main score are:

  • SPA Delhi.
  • HITS, Chennai.
  • SPA Bhopal.
  • SPA Vijayawada.
  • JMI, Delhi.
  • IIEST Shibpur

What is a good JEE Main score for architecture course?

You need to secure a score of 220-250 to get admission in top architecture colleges. 

Does private colleges accept JEE Main score?

Yes, there are many private colleges accepting JEE Main score. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology is one of the best private engineering colleges that accept the JEE Main score.

Does BITS Pilani accept JEE Mains score?

No, to get admission in BITS Pilani you need to appear for BITSAT. 

Does Manipal University accept JEE Main score?

Manipal conducts a separate entrance examination for admissions. JEE Main score will be considered in the last round if there are seats left out.