APTITUDE TEST IN ARCHITECTURE
Awareness of persons, places, buildings etc. of Architectural importance.
Visualising 3 dimensional objects from 2 dimensional drawings. Visualising
different sides of 3 dimensional objects. Identifying commonly used materials
and objects based on their textural qualities and colour. Analytical
reasoning. Mental ability.
Three dimensional perception. Understanding and appreciation of scale and
proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony
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 a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually
appealing manner in pencil/crayons with effects of light on the object and
shadows cast on the surroundings.
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.