Indian Institutes of Technology
Joint Entrance Examination, IIT-JEE - 2012
Aptitude Test Syllabus
Freehand drawing: 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
Candidates are advised to bring geometry box sets, pencils,
erasers and colour pencils or crayons for the Aptitude Test.