Aptitude Test In Architecture
Part I Awareness of persons, places, buildings etc. of Architectural importance. Visualising three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings. Visualsing different sides of three dimensional objects. Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textural qualities and colour. Analytical reasoning Mental ability.
Part II Three dimensional perception. Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture,and contrast.
Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D – union, substraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes; Generation of plan, elevations and 3D views of objects. Creating two dimensional and three dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urban-scape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces etc.), landscape (river fronts, jungles, gardens, trees, plants etc.) and rural life.
Candidates should take pencils, own geometry box set, erasers and colour pencils and crayons for the Aptitude Test.