APTITUDE TEST

SYLLABUS FOR APTITUDE TEST for B. Arch. and B. Des. PROGRAMMES


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

Geometrical drawing

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

Three-dimensional perception

Understanding  and appreciation of three-dimensional forms with building elements,  colour, volume and orientation. Visualization through structuring  objects in memory.

Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity

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

Candidates are advised to bring geometry box sets, pencils, erasers and colour pencils or crayons for the Aptitude Test.