NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION OF ARMENIA

University with a 100-Year History

Exam Subjects

PAINTING (Drawing and Composition) 

2.1 The purpose of the exam from "Painting" subject is to assess the applicant's abilities of volumetric space design and reproduction, creative, performance techniques, and envisages examination requirements for the performance of drawing tasks.

The "Painting" exam is conducted in two stages: 

1st Stage - "Drawing"

073101.00.6 “Architecture” specialty applicants draw plaster heads.

Homer

Gattamelata

Socrates 

The selection of plaster heads is implemented by lot.

The seats of the applicants, according to the numbered easels, are selected by lot.

8 hours are given for the fulfillment of the task (240 minutes + 60 minutes break + 240 minutes). 

The task is performed

on A2 size drawing paper (Whatman) with graphite black pencils of different hardness. 

2nd Stage - "Composition" 

The task is performed

on A3 size drawing paper (Whatman) with graphite black pencils of different hardness. 

4 hours are given for the fulfillment of the composition task (240 minutes). 

One object from each group, that include three objects according to Appendix 1, is chosen by lot out of the twelve objects, which according to the features are included in the following 4 groups:


1st group:  

a) cube 

b) quadrangular pyramid 

c) hexagonal prism 

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2nd group:   

a) sphere  

b) cone 

 c) cylinder 


3rd group:   

 a) circle   

b) triangular ruler 

 c) cuboid 


4th group:  

  a) torus

b) tube 

c) tile 

 

With those objects they create the design of their own composition. It is allowed to use drawing tools for the work.

It is mandatory to use all the objects selected by lot at least once in the task, as well as maintain the shape, symmetry and integrity of the objects. Objects can be projected linearly, tonally and transparently․ In case of the absence of any of the 4 objects, the work will not be examined.

The average of the grades received by the applicants of the Faculty of Architecture in the two stages of "Composition" and "Drawing" is calculated, (in case of receiving a negative grade from either “Composition” or “Drawing”, the applicant is left out from the admission competition), as a result a general grade is assigned to the applicant for "Painting".

8.0 or higher points are considered positive (according to RA Government Decision N 469-Ն of April 1, 2021). Assessment points are given preserving the decimal part. 

2.1 The purpose of the exam from "Painting" subject  is to assess the applicant's abilities of volumetric space design and reproduction, creative, performance techniques, and envisages examination requirements for the performance of drawing tasks.

The "Painting" exam is conducted in two stages: 

021201.00.6 ”Design” specialty applicants drawstill life made from household (geometric) objects (jug, amphora, decor items, fabric and grape leaves, plant decor and one of the three apple bas-reliefs) according to Appendix 2. 


Grape leaves 

Plant decor 


Apple 

The selection of bas-reliefs of still lifes is made by lot.

The seats of the applicants, according to the numbered easels, are selected by lot.

8 hours are given for the fulfillment of the task (240 minutes + 60 minutes break + 240 minutes). 

The task is performed

on A2 size drawing paper (Whatman) with graphite black pencils of different hardness. 

8.0 or higher points are considered positive (according to RA Government Decision N 469-Ն of April 1, 2021). Assessment points are given preserving the decimal part. 

Composition 

The task is performed

on A3 size drawing paper (Whatman) with graphite black pencils of different hardness. 

4 hours are given for the fulfillment of the composition task (240 minutes). 

One object from each group, that include three objects according to Appendix 1, is chosen by lot out of the twelve objects, which according to the features are included in the following 4 groups:


1st group:  

a) cube 

b) quadrangular pyramid 

c) hexagonal prism 

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2nd group:   

a) sphere  

b) cone 

 c) cylinder 


3rd group:   

 a) circle   

b) triangular ruler 

 c) cuboid 


4th group:  

  a) torus

b) tube 

c) tile 

It is mandatory to use all the objects selected by lot at least once in the task, as well as maintain the shape, symmetry and integrity of the objects. Objects can be projected linearly, tonally and transparently․ In case of the absence of any of the 4 objects, the work will not be examined.With these objects they create the design of their own composition. It is allowed to use drawing tools for the work.

1.1 The examination of the subject "Sketch drawing" is aimed at testing the applicants' ability to perform graphic works, and the level of volumetric spatial perception and portrayal. Exam tickets include two sections: projective drawing and geometric construction problems.

1.2 The tasks and seats of the applicants are selected by lot. The duration of the exam is 4 hours (240 minutes). The task is performed on A2 size drawing paper.

1.3 Exam tickets include the following two tasks:

1.3.1   Two projections of the body with extractions and cuts are given. It is required to build its third projection and axonometry, giving all the necessary cuts. 

1.3.2  Build the proposed flat circle, which includes coupling problems. 

8.0 or higher points are considered positive (according to RA Government Decision N 469 of April 1, 2021). Assessment points are given preserving the decimal part.