JNTU PACET 2016 - Application Form, Exam Dates - Details

JNTU PACET 2016 - The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University located at Kutapallay Hyderabad conducts the Planning and Architecture Enterance test (PACET) annually as an entrance test for the admission into their programs. The institute is well known as one of the best institutes and is renowned for its excellent academic environment because of its knowledge oriented faculties. The institute itself is a popular landmark and has carved a niche for itself in the field of Architecture in the state of Telangana and has recently attained the status of an autonomous college and has many colleges and institutes that are affiliated to it.

JNTU PACET 2016 Exam summary

Exam name Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Planning and Architecture Common Entrance Test (JNTU PACET)
Type University level
Category Undergraduate
Mode of application Online /Offline
Conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
Date of examination July
Result August
Qualifying Exam Minimum 50% in 10+2
Application fees INR 400
Official address Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University,Kukatpally,
Hyderabad , 500085
Andhra Pradesh

JNTU PACET 2016 Eligibility Criteria

All the candidates who wish to give the exam should be above 16 years of age on the date of commencement of the admissions and there is no upper limit for appearing for the exams. The candidates should ensure that they have cleared 10+2 HSC Board Examination which is conducted by the board of intermediate Education Andhra Pradesh or related Vocational course conducted by the board of Intermediate Education Andhra Pradesh along with bridge courses conducted by it or any equivalent examination. The candidate should secure minimum of 50% marks aggregate with Mathematics and English as core subjects. The candidate needs to clear 3 years diploma (10+3) in Engineering/Architecture conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training Andhra Pradesh or its equivalent and should secure not less than 50%marks aggregate with Mathematics and English as subjects of examination.


JNTU PACET 2016 Domicile Criteria

The candidate who apply for domicile should be an Indian National and should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh and should satisfy the local/non local requirements that are laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions order 1974 as subsequently amended.

JNTU PACET 2016 Syllabus

PACET (Architect):

Test 1 (Drawing)

1. Ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually appealing manner.
2. Visualizing and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on the surroundings.
3. Sense of perspective drawing
4. Combining and composing given 3D elements to form a building or structural form.
5. Creating interest 2D composition using given shapes or forms

Creating visual harmony using colors in given composition.
 7.   Understanding of scale and sense of proportion.
 8.  Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.

Test 2 (Asthetics)
  • Visualizing 3D objects from 2D drawings
  • Visualizing different sides of 3D object
  • Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textual qualities
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Mental ability
  • Imaginative comprehension and expression
  • Architectural awareness
  • For Planning

 JNTU PACET 2016 Planning

1 Graphic representation and communications – recognition and identification of symbols, graphic representations
  • Pattern recognition – numerical, verbal, geometrical, graphic
  • Logical thinking/ analytical reasoning – matching concepts to situations, interpretating situations.
  • Imaginatinve comprehension and expressin – description of situations in cities/ towns / villages.
  • Planning and development general knowledge- national and local plans, policies, books , authors, planers.
  • Community awareness – income groups, poverty groups and problems, local governance practices, community associations and
  • actions, community amenity
  • Geography and public health – Indian and A.P. state , problems, concerns, issues – sanitization, environment impacts of economic activities.
  • Quantitative abilities- numerical,geometrical
  • Geography and public health – Indian and A.P. state , problems, concerns, issues – sanitization, environment impacts of economic activities.

JNTU PACET 2016 Application Form

  • Those candidates who are interested can apply for JNTU PACET 2016 by making avail of the application form in personon payment to School of Planning and Architecture ,JNTU, Mahaveer Marg Masab Tank, Hyderabad; Dept. of Architecture, Andhra  University, Vishakhapatnam; JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur; Govt. Polytechnic, Vijayawada.
  • Candidates can also avail the forms via post on payment of DD in favour of Secretary, APSCHE giving clear instructions as to which address the form is to be posted. Candidates can also avail the form via the official website http://www.jntu.ac.in.

JNTU PACET 2016 Exam Pattern

The examination for B.Arch will consist of two tests namely drawing and aesthetics both of 2 hrs carrying 100 marks each. The examination of B.Planning consisting of one test of 2 hrs carrying 100 marks each.


JNTU PACET 2016 Recommended books

Name of the Book Author ISBN Number
A Complete Self Study Guide for B. Arch Entrance Examinations P.K. Mishra 9351761991
A Targeted Study Programme for B. Arch Entrance Exam P.K. Mishra 8183482864
A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non Verbal Reasoning Book R.S. Aggarwal 8121905516
Perspective Drawing Handbook (English) Joseph D’Amelio 0486432084


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