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JNTUPACET Examination Pattern

The entrance exam pattern for JNTU PACET is given in this section.


Test shall consist of 2 Parts

Candidates seeking admission to 5 year B. Arch degree / 6 year B. Arch (PTDC) shall take Part – A of the Test and candidates seeking admission to 4 year B. Plan degree shall take Part-B of the Test.



Test-I – Aesthetic Sensitivity – 100 Marks Duration of Test – 2 Hours

Aesthetic Sensitivity is to evaluate candidate’s perception, imagination and observation, creativity and communication; and Architectural awareness. The test shall comprise of:

  • Visualizing three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings
  • Visualizing different sides of three dimensional object
  • Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textural qualities
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Mental Ability
  • Imaginative comprehension and expression
  • Architectural awareness

Test-II Drawing- 100 Marks Duration of Test – 2 Hours

The drawing aptitude of the candidate shall be judged on the following aspects:

  • Ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually appealing manner.
  • Visualizing and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on the surroundings.
  • Sense of perspective drawing.
  • Combining and composing given three-dimensional elements to form a building or structural form.
  • Creating interesting two dimensional composition using given shapes or forms.
  • Creating visual harmony using colors in given composition.
  • Understanding of scale and sense of proportion.
  • Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.

Part – B – PLANNING- 100 Marks Duration of Test -2 Hours

Testing is in terms of perception, ability to comprehend, interpret and represent

  • Graphic representation and communication – recognition and identification of symbols, graphic representations.
  • Pattern recognition – numerical, verbal, geometrical, graphic
  • Logical thinking / analytical reasoning – matching concepts to situations, interpreting situations
  • Imaginative comprehension and expression – description of situations in cities / town / villages.
  • Planning and development general knowledge – National and local plans, policies, books, authors, planners.
  • Community awareness – Income groups, poverty groups and problems, Local governance practices, community associations and action, community amenities.
  • Geography – Indian, A.P. State -physical, economic, political.
  • Environment and Public Health – Indian, and A. P. State, problems, concerns, issues – sanitation, environmental impacts of economic activities.
  • Quantitative abilities – numerical, geometrical
  • Scientific thinking – Fundamental principles and laws of physics, chemistry, biology –’Scientific method’

Examination Centre:

Regional Center For Entrance Test

JNTU School of Planning and Architecture
Mahaveer Marg,
Masab tank,
Hyderabad – 500 028, A.P.
Phone: 040 – 23317006, 23300315

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