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JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2024: Check Subject-wise Topics


JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2024: NTA prescribes the JEE Main Paper 2 syllabus in the JEE Main 2024 brochure. The JEE Main Paper 2 syllabus was published to assist candidates in developing a study plan to score well in the exam. JEE Mains syllabus 2024 of Paper 2A for Architecture (B.Arch) includes topics of Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing, while Paper 2B (B.Plan) syllabus includes topics such as Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Planning.

JEE Main 2024 Paper 1 Session 1 will be conducted on January 24, 25, 28 (Shift 2), 29, 30, 31 and February 01, 2024, and Session 2 will be conducted on April 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 15, 2024. Candidates must plan their JEE Main 2024 preparation to cover all of the important topics mentioned in the JEE Main 2024 paper 2 syllabi. The JEE Main Paper 2 exam is for candidates seeking admission to B.Arch and B.Plan programmes. Read on to learn about the JEE Main paper 2 syllabus in this article.

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JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus: Overview

JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 exam will be conducted in January and in April 2024. Let us take a quick overview of the exam.

ExamJEE Main Paper 2
PaperPaper – 2A: B.Architecture
Paper – 2B: B.Planning
SubjectsB.Arch: Mathematics, Aptitude test and Drawing test
B.Plan: Mathematics, Aptitude test and Planning test
Duration of Exam3:30 hours (210 minutes)
Number of QuestionsB.Arch: 82 Questions
B.Plan: 105 Questions
Total Marks400 Marks
Marking CriteriaMCQs: +4 marks for each correct answer, and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
Numerical Value Questions: 4 marks (+4) will be awarded for every correct answer, and no marks will be deducted for incorrect answers.
Marking Scheme for Drawing Test: Two questions to be evaluated out of 100 marks.
Official Websitejeemain.nta.nic.in

JEE Main 2024 Paper 2: Exam Dates

Here is the schedule related to the various exam events of JEE Main 2024 Paper 2:

JEE Main Session 1 Important Date

The table below highlights the JEE Main 2024 important dates for the first session, i.e., the January exam:

EventsDates for JEE Mains 2024 First Session Exam (Tentative)
JEE Main 2024 Application Form DateDecember 2023
Last Date for JEE Main 2024 Application Form DateJanuary 12, 2024 (till 9.00 p.m.)
Correction Window Dates for Session 1January 13 to 14, 2024 (till 9.00 p.m.)
JEE Main First Session Admit Card DateJanuary 21, 2024
JEE Main 2024 Exam Date First SessionJanuary 24, 25, 28 (Shift 2), 29, 30, 31 and February 01, 2024
JEE Main First Session Final Answer KeyPaper 1- February 5, 2024
Paper 2- February 28, 2024
JEE Main First Session Result Declaration DatePaper 1- February 6, 2024
Paper 2- February 28, 2024

JEE Main Session 2 Important Date

The table below highlights the next JEE Main exam date for the second session, i.e., the April exam:

Exam EventsDates for JEE Mains 2024 Second Session Exam (Tentative)
JEE Main 2024 Application Form Date for Session 2February 15, 2024
Last Date to Submit JEE Main Application Form for Session 2March 12, 2024 (till 9.00 p.m.)
Correction Window Opens for Session 2March 13, 2024
Date to Submit Corrections to the Session 2 ApplicationMarch 14, 2024 (Upto 9:00 PM)
Reopen of JEE Main Session 2 RegistrationMarch 15 to 16, 2024
Release of JEE Main Session 2 Admit CardApril 3, 2024
JEE Main 2024 Exam Date Second SessionApril 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 15, 2024
JEE Main May Final Answer KeyApril 2024
Declaration of JEE Main Session 2 Result2nd Week of June 2024 (Tentative)

JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 Syllabus for B.Arch and B.Planning

Candidates can refer to JEE Main paper 2 syllabus for B.Arch (Paper 2A) and B.Planning (Paper 2B) below:

JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 Syllabus for Aptitude Test

The JEE Main 2024 syllabus for the Aptitude section is as follows:

Unit 1: Awareness Unit 2: 3D Perceptions
  • Awareness of Persons, Buildings, Materials, and Objects
  • Texture related to Architecture and Build-environment
  • Visualising three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings
  • Visualising different sides of three-dimensional objects
  • Analytical Reasoning, Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical, and Verbal)
  • Three-dimensional perception
  • Understanding and appreciating the scale and proportions of objects
  • Building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony and contrast
  • Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil.
  • Transformation of forms in both 2D and 3D union, subtraction rotation, development of surfaces and volumes
  • Generation of plans, elevations and 3D views of objects
  • Creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.

JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 Syllabus for Drawing

Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces etc.), landscape (riverfronts, jungles, gardens, trees, plants etc.) and rural life. To be conducted on a drawing sheet.

Note: Candidates are advised to bring pencils, their geometry box set, crests, colour pencils, and crayons for the Drawing test.

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus for B.Planning

JEE Main 2024 B. Planning syllabus can be found in the below table:

Unit-1: General Awareness Unit-2: Social Sciences Unit 3: Thinking Skills
  • General knowledge questions
  • Knowledge about prominent cities
  • Development issues, Government programmes, etc.
  • The idea of nationalism, nationalism in India
  • Pre-modern world, 19th -century global economy
  • Colonialism and colonial cities, Industrialisation, Resources and development
  • Types of resources, agriculture, water, mineral resources, industries, National economy
  • Human Settlements Power-sharing, federalism, Political parties, Democracy, The Constitution of India, Economic development- economic sectors, Globalisation
  • The concept of development, Poverty
  • Population structure, Social exclusion and inequality, Urbanisation
  • Rural development
  • Colonial cities
  • Comprehension (unseen passage)
  • Map reading skills
  • Scale, distance, direction, area etc.,
  • Critical reasoning
  • Understanding of charts, graphs and tables
  • Basic concepts of statistics and quantitative reasoning

JEE Main 2024 Syllabus Mathematics

The syllabus of JEE Main 2024 Mathematics for Paper 2 (B. Arch and B. Plan) is mentioned below:

JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus

Sets, Relations, and Functions

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

Permutations and Combinations

Mathematical Inductions

Sequence and Series

Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability

Differential Equations

Coordinate Geometry

Vector Algebra

Statistics and Probability

Mathematical Reasoning

Matrices and Determinants

Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications

Integral Calculus

Three Dimensional Geometry


JEE Main 2024 Syllabus PDF

The NTA will release the JEE Main syllabus 2024 PDF for Papers 1 and 2. Candidates can find the syllabus of JEE Main 2024 Paper 1 and 2 tabulated below until the 2024 syllabus is released:

JEE Main PapersJEE Syllabus PDF
JEE Main Syllabus for B.E. or B. Tech (Paper-1)JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus PDF
JEE Main Syllabus for B. Arch/B. Planning (Paper-2)JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus PDF

JEE Main Paper 2 Preparation Books

The preparation books help the candidates to understand the topics efficiently. Find below some of the popular preparation books for JEE Main Paper 2:

SubjectsRecommended Books
Mathematics– NCERT Class 11 and 12 textbooks
– Complete Mathematics for JEE Main by TMH
– Differential and Integral Calculus by Amit M Aggarwal
– Plane Geometry and Elements of Coordinate Geometry by SL Loney
– Guide to B.Arch Entrance Examination with solved papers By GKP
– Algebra by Dr SK Goyal
General Aptitude– Reasoning and Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal
– NATA and B.Arch Complete Self Study material by Ar. Shadan Ushmani
– A Complete Self Guide for B.Arch by P.K.Mishra
Drawing– Book of Drawing Test by Nimish Madan

JEE Main Paper 2 Preparation Tips

Let us look at some of the JEE Main Paper 2 preparation tips in the section below:

  1. Aspirants must refer to the JEE Mains Paper 2 syllabus and exam pattern before starting the JEE Main preparation to cover all important topics.
  2. Download JEE Main sample papers available online to test the preparation. The sample paper will also give candidates access to a variety of questions.
  3. Use preparation books to understand complex topics. 
  4. Make short notes to retain the topics. The notes will also help the candidates to do a quick revision. 
  5. Look for JEE Main previous year question papers to know the pattern of questions asked in the entrance test. 
  6. Practice drawing questions to get hold of the skill.

The following are some frequently asked questions about the Paper 2 Syllabus for JEE Main 2024.

Q: What kind of questions will be asked in the JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 drawing test?

Ans: As per the JEE Main Paper 2 syllabus, the drawing test will have questions from sketching scenes and activities from the memory of urbanscape, etc.

Q: Has there been any reduction in the syllabus for JEE Main 2024?

Ans: No, the conducting body has not officially announced any reduction in the JEE Mains exam syllabus 2024.

Q: I want to appear for JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 (B.Arch); which subjects do I need to study?

Ans: If you appear for the B.Arch subject of JEE Main, you need to study subjects such as Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing test.

Q: Will JEE Mains be held four times in 2024?

Ans: No, JAB will conduct the exams in two sessions this year. Session 1 was conducted from January 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and February 1, 2024, and Session 2 will be conducted from April 06, 08, 10, 11, and 12, 2024.

Q: Can I appear for both B.Arch and B.Planning?

Ans: Yes, candidates can appear for both subjects. You have to apply for both papers while filling out the JEE Main application form.

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