We have provided some of the best books in this article to prepare for the JEE Main 2022 B.Arch exam (Paper 2). Bachelor of Architecture or B.Arch is a course offered by IIT Roorkee, IIT Kharagpur, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi, NITs and many other top architecture colleges.
Due to limited interest, there are a few books in the market for JEE Main Paper 2. But candidates are advised to use the best books for other similar exams as well.
|Exam Name||JEE Main – Paper 2 (B.Arch)|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
|Total Marks||400 Marks (300+100)|
|Language of the Paper||Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujrati, Marathi, Kannada, Odia, Malayalam, Punjabi. Telugu, Tamil, Urdu|
|Mode of Exam||CBT & Offline Test for Drawing|
For the preparation of JEE Main B.Arch examination, undoubtedly NCERT books are a clear winner according to all the toppers and teachers. But a candidate needs some reference books as well to excel in the exam with a qualifying score. The candidates need to be well versed with the JEE Main exam pattern before starting with the preparation. Remember that there are three subjects to focus on for this examination-
You can refer to the some best books given below for these subjects.
It is a preparation guide for the JEE Main Paper-2 and NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) published by Arihant. The latest edition of the book consists of four sections:
It is a complete self-guide as mentioned in the name. The candidate must study from this book as it covers all the important topics needed for the preparation of JEE Main Paper 2.
Designed for students preparing for NATA, the book fulfils the requirements of the candidate to prepare for the exam conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA). It is also one of the best books to crack JEE Main Paper 2 as there is a similarity in questions asked in both the papers. The major focus should be on the Aptitude and Drawing section only. Also, the book covers all the aspects needed for an aspiring architecture student to prepare for the exam like:
The book covers all the aspects a candidate might need with illustrations provided with each topic for better understanding.
This book will help you prepare for the Drawing Section of JEE Main Paper 2.
The book is designed to cater to the needs of the students aiming to make it to the top Architecture colleges in the country. It is good for JEE Main Paper 2 as well as NATA.
The book showcases a detailed study of memory drawings, photos of national & international buildings, 2D & 3D composition, along with drawing perspectives.
Candidates can refer to the Best Books for JEE Main 2022 for the JEE Main Paper 1 preparation.
Here is a list of mathematics books that students can refer to prepare for paper 2.
|A problem book in mathematical Analysis||G. N. Berman|
|Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE||TMH Publication|
|Calculus and Analytic Geometry||Thomas and Finney|
|Geometry||Dr. Gorakh Prasad|
|Higher Algebra||Barnard and Child|
|Higher Algebra 4th Edition||Hall and Knight|
|IIT Mathematics||M. L. Khanna|
|Introduction Probability & Its Application||W. Feller|
|Mathematics for Class 11 & Class 12||R. D. Sharma|
|Maths for Class 11 & Class 12||R. S. Agarwal|
|Problems in Calculus of One Variable||I. A. Maron|
|Trigonometry||S. L. Loney|
JEE Main Paper-2 was decided to be conducted twice this year, but due to the COVID-19 breakout, the second paper has been postponed. The paper is held partially online and partially offline for the drawing part. JEE Main Paper-2 is conducted for aspiring architecture candidates applying for UG courses.
|Subjects||Maximum Marks||Maximum Questions|
In conclusion, there is a vast variety of study material available online and offline in the form of books, articles, or videos for the B.Arch Entrance Examination/JEE Main Paper 2. Also, candidates are advised to prepare using the online mocks and previous year papers for this examination. If you find books for JEE Main Paper 2 weak for your preparation, try using books for NATA as well. You can also refer to various Android apps for preparation.
A candidate can refer to as many books as they want. But in the end, it is their hard work and time management that will help them score the qualifying marks to get admitted into one of the best architectural institutes of the country.
Ques. When will JEE Main Paper 2 be conducted?
Answer: Dates for JEE Main 2022 Paper 2 are expected to be released soon.
Ques. Which is the best book for the Mathematics section in Paper 2?
Answer: Candidates should start by clearing their basics from NCERT textbooks of Class XI and XII and then proceed to other best books like textbooks by S.L Loney, R.S Aggarwal, Arihant Publications etc.
Ques. Is Paper 2 conducted in online mode?
Answer: Mathematics and Aptitude sections of the exam are conducted in Computer Based Mode while teh Drawing section is conducted in Offline mode.
Ques. Which are the best colleges for pursuing B.Arch?
Answer: The best colleges for pursuing a Bachelor in Architecture degree include IIT Kharagpur, IIT Roorkee, SPA Delhi, SPA Vijayawada, SPA Bhopal and others.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.