Admission to Architecture

Admission to Architecture
General Requirements
Application with Foreign Matriculation
Dates of Registration to Architecture
The Entrance Test for Architecture

General Requirements

Psychometric Test

Knowledge of English

Knowledge of Hebrew

Application with Foreign Matriculation

    • Applicants with foreign matriculation certificates recognized by the Technion will be considered for admission to Architecture  based on the average of their matriculation certificate, psychometric score and score of the entrance exam to Architecture. The Sekem can be calculated in the Sekem calculator.
    • Applicants with foreign matriculation certificates that are not recognized by the Technion: These candidates who wish to be accepted for Architecture will be considered only on the basis of the multidisciplinary psychometric score (or ACT score or SAT score) and the Architecture entrance exam score.

Those accepted to Architecture  are exempted from placement tests in Physics and Chemistry.

Dates of Registration to Architecture

Fall Semester (October 2024)

APPLICATION WITH SEKEM GRADE FOR ARCHITECTURE
Late RegistrationThere is no late registration for Architecture.
Beginning of Application, 10:00 AM11.2.2024
Last Day of Registration and Application of Grades for the First Exam 4.4.2024
Day of the First Exam12.4.2024
Day of the Second Exam19.4.2024
Last valid date for the Yael/Yaelnet, Amir/Amiram and the PSYCOMETRIC testsSpring (March / April) 2024

The Entrance Test for Architecture

All candidates for the Architecture track have to take the entrance test for Architecture (except those with an academic background in Architecture). The result of the test is included in the calculation of the Sekem (calculation of the diploma average, entrance test score and Psychometric exam score).

Only those who have registered to Architecture, can take the entrance test. The test is taken only in the Technionin Hebrew.

For the October 2024 registration there will be 2 identical entrance tests in April. Candidates can take only one test. The registration for Architecture will be open only once for both entrance tests and registration to the program must take place during that time to receive the summons for the test.

The placement for the test will be decided by the Architecture faculty. Candidates will not be able to choose the date of the test.

The test's grade is valid only for the same year of registration.

Results

The results will be sent to all candidates up to five weeks from the test date.

Minimal Grades

Tests that will be upgraded in the bottom third of the grade scale will not meet the required admission threshold, and will receive the failed grade.

Exemption From the Test

Those with an academic background in Architecture recognized by the Technion (at least two semesters) will be exempt from the test in terms of entry. If their academic record is taken in consideration, they will be invited to an interview in which they will be asked to present their work.

Test Structure

The test is intended to test creativity, observational ability and analysis, visual memory, spatial orientation and expressiveness in formidable content. No prior knowledge of drawing is required.

The test will take place at the faculty’s building at the Technion.

Information about materials to use in the test will be mention in the summon entrance latter.

All products will be made by the examinees themselves. It is not allowed to get help from other people. It is possible to browse sources of information (also on the Internet), but copying is strictly prohibited. A test that does not meet the requirements will be disqualified.

Parts of the Test

The test has two parts. The first part will be done in sketching and drawings in three-dimensional expression, accompanied by verbal clarifications.

In this section candidates can use drawing and sketching tools: soft pencils, an eraser, colored ink pencils (marker or lord), colored oil pencils, pastel pencils, rulers, dials and other accessories.

It is not recommended to use watercolors or oil colors because the products should be scanned/photographed and attached to the answer presentation. The test will be performed on sheets of white printer paper.

The second part will be done by building a three-dimensional model from white printer paper. Candidates can also use thick paper and/or cardboard, scissors, liquid glue and paper glue.

How to Prepare for the Test

The test examines abilities that have crystallized in you over the years through life experiences and accumulated experience. There is no need for any preparation for the test other than relaxation and ease. Come sharp and demonstrate talent.

An Appeal for the Correction of the Grade

Candidates can appeal for the correction of their grade only by sending an "appeal email" to the Undergraduate Admission and Evaluation Section.

The grade can be appealed no later than two weeks from the moment the grades are published on the Internet. The checking of the appeal involves a fee of 225 NIS.

Pay attention!
The grade may decrease following the appeal.

Tests and Questions Examples

Test topics are drawn from applicants' daily experiences. No prior knowledge of art or sketching is required.

Tests and Questions Examples (in Hebrew)