JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2020 - Eligibility, Application Process, Pattern, Admit Card, Result

JEE Advanced (AAT) Exam

Indian Institute of Technology conducts the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) for admission into B.Arch. program. The B.Ach. program is offered only at the IIT Kharagpur, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, and IIT Roorkee campus. Candidates must note that admission to the B.Arch. course is offered based on the JEE Advanced All India Ranks. However, it is mandatory for the candidates to pass the AAT exam. For more information related to exam pattern, important dates, syllabus, eligibility, admission process, etc. related to the AAT 2020 exam, read the complete article. IIT Delhi will conduct the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2020.

Note - To appear in the AAT exam, it is mandatory to qualify the JEE Advanced exam. Candidates need to separately register for the AAT exam after the JEEAdvanced result.

Update - IIT Delhi has postponed the AAT exam. The exam dates will be announced soon.

JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Highlights

Examination name

Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

Exam conducting authority

7 zonal IITs

Application mode


Exam mode


Course covered


Participating Institutes

IIT Kharagpur, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, and IIT Roorkee

JEE Advanced (AAT) Exam 2020 Important Dates

Exam Events

Important Dates

Registration process

To be announced later

JEE Advanced AAT 2020

To be announced later

Result announcement

To be announced later

JoSAA seat allotment

To be announced later

JEE Advanced (AAT) Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The AAT exam will be conducted through pen-and-paper based mode. The exam will cover the following section:

  • Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity
  • Three Dimensional Perception
  • Geometrical Drawing
  • Freehand Drawing
  • Architectural Awareness

The exam will be of 3 hours duration. The medium of the examination will be English.

JEE Advanced AAT 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for the Architecture Aptitude Test is as under:

Freehand Drawing

Simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, relative location and details of its component parts in an appropriate scale, surface texture. Common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like equipment, furniture, etc. from memory.

Geometrical Drawing

Exercises in geometrical drawing containing triangles, lines, circles, angles, quadrilaterals, polygons, etc. Study of plan (top view), elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like cones, cubes, cylinders, prisms, splayed surface holders, etc.

Three-Dimensional Perception

Appreciation and understanding of 3-dimensional forms with building elements, volume, colour, and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory.

Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity

Composition exercise with given elements. Creativity checks through an innovative uncommon test with familiar objects. Context mapping. 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.

JEE Advanced (AAT) Exam 2020 Eligibility

Candidates are required to meet the eligibility criteria set by the institutes for the B.Arch. program. Those who don’t meet any of the eligibility conditions will be disqualified. Here are the eligibility conditions:

  • Candidates should have qualified the JEE Advanced 2020 exam.
  • Performance in class XII will be considered for eligibility. Check out the performance criteria as outlined by the IITs.

JEE Advanced (AAT) Exam 2020 Application Process

The AAT application process is opened after the JEE Advanced result. Candidates must apply for the exam within the given time. The application process will be online and candidates must submit the application within the given time. Here are the steps to fill the application form:

Steps to Fill the Architecture Aptitude Test application Forms

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the link for the AAT application form.
  • Enter your JEE Advanced 2020 registration number, date of birth, email address, and mobile number.
  • The question will be asked if you are interested in the AAT 2020 exam. Select ‘Yes’ from the options.
  • The exam centers list will be displayed. Select your preference.
  • Fill in all the required details.
  • Check all the details carefully and submit the application form.

Candidates are not required to pay the additional application fee for the AAT exam. JEE Advanced application fee will be applicable.

Other Details

AAT 2020 Exam Centers

Candidates are provided with the option to fill the exam center while filling the application form. The exam will be conducted at the following centers:

  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Guwahati

AAT Admit Card 2020

No separate admit card will be issued for the AAT exam. The JEE Advanced 2020 admit card will be accepted for the AAT exam. Candidates should carry the admit card to the examination hall. Original photo ID proof has to be carried to the examination hall along with the admit card. Details of the allotted exam center, timings will be notified to the candidates on their registered mobile number or email ID.

AAT 2020 Result

The AAT 2020 result will be declared by the exam conducting authority at the official JEE Advanced website. Candidates can log-in using their credentials to check the result. Candidates can check their scores and qualifying status in the result. No separate rank list will be prepared for AAT exam. Seat allotment will be done based on the JEE Advanced ranking.

AAT 2020 Cut-Off

The Joint Implementation Committee of JEE Advanced 2020 will decide the AAT cut-off. The cut-off will be used as a screening process for the exam. No separate cut-off will be released for different categories. The cut-off will be determined based on various factors viz. Previous year’s cut-off, the difficulty level of the exam, the number of applicants, etc.

AAT Seat Allotment 2020

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will conduct the AAT 2020 seat allotment process. Candidates are required to register for the seat allotment process online. The seat will be allotted based on the rank, preference, category, and availability of seats. After the seat allotment, candidates are required to visit the allotted institute for document verification and admission formalities.

AAT 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions

AAT exam is conducted for admission to B.Arch. courses. Here are the frequently asked questions related to the exam:

Question 1: What is AAT exam?

AAT exam is conducted for admission to Architecture course offered by IITs.

Question 2: When will the registration process begin?

The registration process will begin after the JEE Advanced result is announced.

Question 3: When will be the exam conducted?

The exam dates have been postponed due to the COVID-19 situation. The new exam dates will be announced soon.

Question 4: What will be the duration of the exam?

The exam will be of 3 hours duration.

Question 5: Who will conduct the AAT 2020 exam?

IIT Delhi

Question 6: Is it mandatory to qualify the JEE Advanced exam for appearing in the AAT 2020 exam?


Question 7: What will be the application fee for the exam?

Candidates are not required to pay any additional fee for AAT exam. JEE Advanced application will be applicable.

Question 8: How can I check the AAT 2020 result?

The result will be uploaded on the official website. Candidates can check it using the login details.

Question 9: Will there be separate seat allotment for AAT exam?

No. Seat allotment for JEE advanced and AAT will be done through JoSAA counselling.

Question 10: Where can I get admission after clearing the AAT exam?

IIT (BHU) Varanasi, IIT Kharagpur, and IIT Roorkee offer B.Arch. programme. So, you can get admission to any of these institutes after clearing the AAT exam.


Check out the frequently asked questions for the Architecture Aptitude Test 2020 here. AAT 2020 exam dates will be announced once the JEE Advanced dates are out.