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JNTU PACET 2015 - Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) conducts Planning and Architecture Common Entrance Test (PACET) known as JNTU PACET in common parlance for admitting  candidates into:


  • 5 year B.Arch.,
  • 4 year B. Planning and
  • 6 year B.Arch. (PTDC) and other related courses.


Besides admission is also provided for 6-Year Part Time Degree Course (PTDC) for Diploma holders in Architecture with 2 years of experience as architectural assistant.


JNTU PACET Eligibility

Age Limits:


Candidates should have completed 16 years of age by the date of commencement of admission or on such other date as may be notified by the PACET committee and there is no upper age limit.


Educational Qualifications for JNTU PACET:


Candidates should have passed 10 + 2 examination conducted by Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh or related Vocational Courses conducted by Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh along with bridge course(s) conducted by it or any other examination recognized as equivalent there to by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh, and should have secured:


  • Not less than 50% marks in the aggregate with Mathematics and English as subjects of examination for admission into 5 – year B.Arch. degree course and


  • Not less than 50% marks in the aggregate with any subjects for admission into 4- year B. Planning degree course.


Candidates should have passed three years diploma (10+3) in Engineering / Architecture conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh or its equivalent there to as recognized by State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh and should have secured:-


  • Not less than 50% marks in the aggregate with Mathematics and English as subjects of examination for admission into 5 – year B.Arch. degree course and


  • Not less than 50% marks with any subject for admission into 4 – year B. Plng degree course.


Note: Candidates appearing for 10+2 final examination or equivalent or final year Diploma examination are also eligible to apply. However, they shall fulfill the criteria stipulated in clauses II (c) (i) or / and (ii) above to be eligible for admission.





Candidates should be an Indian National.



Domicile Requirements:


Candidates should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh and should satisfy local / non-local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) order, 1974 as subsequently amended.


How to apply for JNTU PACET?


Aspiring can apply for JNTU PACET by obtaining the application form along with the enclosures including the “Instruction Booklet for admission to engineering courses in JNTU in any of the following ways:

For Architecture or for Planning in person on payment School of Planning and Architecture JNTU, Mahaveer Marg, Masab Tank, Hyderabad; Dept. of Architecture, Andhra University, Vishakapatanam; JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur; Govt. Polytechnic, Vijayawada. Or

By post by paying a demand draft in favour of Secretary, APSCHE giving clear address to which the application form is to be posted.

Application form for PUCET can also be downloaded from from
Important: Candidate shall submit only one application for taking test either for architecture/planning or both the tests. If any candidate submits more than one application the Convener reserves the right to reject all the applications or accept any one of them only.




For Architect


JNTU PACET test Test 1 (Drawing) will consists of question to test


  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 three-dimensional elements to form a building or structural form.
  5. Creating interesting two dimensional composition using given shapes or forms.
  6. 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.


JNTU PACET test Test 2 (Asthetics) will consists of questions to test


  1. Visualizing three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings
  2. Visualizing different sides of three dimensional object
  3. Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textural qualities
  4. Analytical Reasoning
  5. Mental Ability
  6. Imaginative comprehension and expression
  7. Architectural awareness


For Planning


JNTU PACET  for Planning will consists of questions from


  1. Graphic representation and communication - recognition and identification of symbols, graphic representations.
  2. Pattern recognition - numerical, verbal, geometrical, graphic
  3. Logical thinking / analytical reasoning - matching concepts to situations, interpreting situations
  4. Imaginative comprehension and expression - description of situations in cities / town / villages.
  5. Planning and development general knowledge - National and local plans, policies, books, authors, planners.
  6. Community awareness - Income groups, poverty groups and problems, Local governance practices, community associations and action, community amenities.
  7. Geography - Indian, A.P. State -physical, economic, political.
  8. Environment and Public Health - Indian, and A. P. State, problems, concerns, issues – sanitation, environmental impacts of economic activities.
  9. Quantitative abilities - numerical, geometrical
  10. Scientific thinking- Fundamental principles and laws of physics, chemistry, biology –'Scientific method’




JNTU-PACET examination  for admission to Architect (Part A )consists of two Tests:


Test Paper Marks Time
 1 Drawing Test
To test drawing aptitude of the candidate
100 2 Hr.
2 Aesthetic Sensitivity Test
To the perception, creativity, imagination of the candidate
100 2 Hr.


JNTU-PACET examination  for admission to Planning consists of one paper:



A Single test of 100 Marks and 2 hours duration is held consisting of relevant questions.





JNTU PACET 2015 Important Dates


Date of Notification


  • Yet to be declared


Availability of application forms.


  • May, 2015


Last date forsubmission of completed application forms.


  • June, 2015


Date of Exam


  • June, 2015



JNTU PACET normally held in the month of July of every year.  


JNTU-PACET Application Process


Aspirants can obtain application forms for the JNTU PACET from its official website to be available by the month of May every year. It is then required to be filled with essential details and submitted back before the last day of submission.

The Applications forms can also be obtained by sending a DD drawn in favor of Secretary, APSCHE.




The cost of the application form for the JNTU PACET is Rs.400 only. People can avail it in person from the mentioned centers by paying a demand draft of Rs.400, or can download from the website and pay Rs 400 in the form of demand draft while submitting. One can also avail the form by post by writing to Secretary, APSCHE, with a demand draft of Rs.450 only.


JNTU PACET Contact Details


Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
Hyderabad - 500 085
Andhra Pradesh
Phone: +91-40-2315 8661 to 23158664
Fax: +91-40-23158665

E mail: [email protected]

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