The Council of Architecture made some amendments in its Council of Architecture (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 1983 and revised the eligibility criteria to include Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects at 10+2 level for admission to 1st year of 5-Year B.Arch course. This change has been brought in with the approval of Central Government, the Council informed the National Testing Agency or NTA, which conducts the JEE Main examination. The JEE Main or Joint Entrance Examination Main scores have been used for admission in B.Arch or Bachelor of Architecture courses in the country.
As per the statement from the NTA, the amendment has been published in the Official Gazette on June 06, 2017 and comes into force from the academic session 2019-2020. The revised eligibility for B.Arch course is stated as under: "No candidate shall be admitted to architecture course unless she/he has passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of examination with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and also 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 examination".
"In view of the modifications in the qualifications prescribed by the Council of Architecture as mentioned above, the eligibility conditions prescribed for admission to B.Arch/B. Planning hereby stands modified," said a notification from NTA.
NTA has informed the aspirants who have applied for these courses to ascertain their revised eligibility conditions prescribed by the Council of Architecture so that the prospective students taking admissions in the B. Arch. course are not put to any inconvenience at a later stage. For the first NTA led JEE Main 2019 exam, online registration will end on September 30 that is the end of this week. All the JEE Main 2019 aspirants can apply for the JEE main (I) 2019 on the official website of National Testing Agency (NTA) at nta.ac.in.REGISTER FOR RESULTS UPDATES