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List of Architecture Courses After 10th

Dipanjana Sengupta
Dipanjana SenguptaUpdated On: August 22, 2022 09:17 am IST

Candidates are often unaware of the architectural courses that can be pursued after class 10. This article will portray all the possible courses that candidates can pursue after class 10 to achieve a successful career.

List of Architecture Courses After 10th

Architecture Courses After Class 10 - Being one of the most growing careers with a lot of opportunities, candidates who are interested in making a living in this field can pursue varied architectural courses even after class 10th. Earlier architects were only employed in making the designs of the structures. At the present time, they are much more invested in a wide range of construction activities. 

Architects are now employed in the learning of the making of road construction, urban buildings, sports buildings, shopping centers, etc. A lot of civil construction also lies in the syllabus for young architects. Before proceeding with the courses, let us take a look at the highlights of architecture courses. 

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Architecture Courses After 10: Highlights

The highlights of the architecture courses after candidates pursue class 10 have been highlighted in the table below.

Course 

Duration 

Eligibility Criteria

Institutes 

Diploma in Architectural Assistantship

2 to 3 years

Class 10 with minimum marks of 50% from a recognised institute

ITI Architectural Draughtsman

2 years

Class 10 with minimum marks of 50% from a recognised institute

Diploma in Architectural Engineering

3 years

Class 10 with minimum marks of 50% from a recognised institute

Diploma in Construction Technology

3 years

Class 10 with minimum marks of 50% from a recognised institute

Foundation Diploma in Architecture and Design

2 years

Class 10 with minimum marks of 50% from a recognised institute

Diploma in Construction Management

1 year 

Class 10 with minimum marks of 50% from a recognised institute

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Diploma in Architectural Assistantship

  • The course of Diploma in Architectural Assistantship has a good scope nowadays. 
  • It mostly deals with interior design and civil engineering wherein they have to generally supervise, prepare, and review plans for building construction or alteration, conduct studies to establish departmental space needs, and apply these to existing structures and capital infrastructure improvements. 
  • They are mostly prepared to make drawings of buildings during the entire course and given a basic interpretation of important materials such as rocks, rubbles, lime, concrete, paints, wood, exterior, and interior fixtures and fittings. 
  • In order to pursue this course, candidates need to complete their class 10 from a well recognised institute with an aggregate of 50-55% marks in aggregate.
  •  The Diploma in Architectural Assistantship course fee range is approximately 40, 000 to 50,000 per semester.

Candidates need to note that a diploma in architecture is mostly job oriented. 

Diploma in Architectural Engineering

  • This diploma course in architecture deals with the design and construction of buildings. 
  • The duration of the course is 3 years.
  • The candidates who pursue this course are offered jobs in careers such as automotive designers, assistant architects, layout designers, interior designers, etc.
  • The diploma course in architecture engineering course fee ranges from Rs 8,000 to Rs 85,000.
  • The admission into this course is through entrance exams, therefore candidates need to score well in their class 10 as well as the entrance exam.

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ITI Architectural Draughtsman

  • Architectural Draughtsman is a course that deals with the charge of producing construction documentation and blueprints for their projects.
  •  Architectural draughtsmen course scrutinizes and analyses essentials and makes recommendations for various facets of the project.
  •  In addition to these commitments, they learn how to organize material calculations, change building designs, and make modifications on the basis of project requirements and corporate aids.
  • In order to achieve this course, one has to complete class 10 with an aggregate of 50-55% marks. 
  • Some of the institutes that offer this course include  Lalji Mehta Technical Institute- Mumbai, Government ITI- Sirsa, Women’s Private ITI- Kerala, etc.

Diploma in Construction Technology

  • Candidates willing to opt for Diploma in Construction Technology can attempt this course after class 10 from a recognised institute with an aggregate of 50-55% marks. 
  • Topics such as Principles of the construction site and process management are covered in this course. 
  • It is a complete job oriented course wherein the candidates can secure a job after the completion of the course. 
  • Candidates are mostly hired into the public as well as private sector enterprises. 
  • Candidates have secured jobs in sectors such as airports, railways, construction companies, and housing projects when they are hired into the posts of civil coordinator, junior engineer or trainee engineer, assistant engineer, etc. 

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Diploma in Construction Management

  • Candidates willing to pursue Diploma in Construction Management should have completed their class 10 with an aggregate of 50-55% marks from a recognized institute.
  • The admission into these courses is done directly or through entrance exams. 
  • Pursuing it through online courses is also available. Candidates get an idea about the materials used in the construction process, Concrete technology, the resilience of various materials utilized in the construction process, method of construction planning, design, etc.
  • The duration of the course is 1 year. 
  • The Diploma in Construction Management course fee ranges from Rs 8000 to Rs 5,00,000. 
  • Candidates who complete their course in Diploma in Construction Management earn up to Rs 3,00,000 to Rs 6,00,000 PA.

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Foundation Diploma in Architecture and Design

  • One of the most popular courses in the field of Architecture is the Foundation Diploma in Architecture and Design. 
  • Only the candidates from science subjects such as Mathematics, Physics, and chemistry are eligible to apply for the course. 
  • The admission to this course is done through an entrance exam and merit-based admission. 
  • Candidates have to score a minimum of 40% marks in the entrance exam to be eligible for admission into Foundation Diploma in Architecture and Design course. 
  • The average fee of a Foundation Diploma in Architecture and Design course is approximately Rs 85, 000. 
  • The average salary of a Foundation Diploma in Architecture and Design candidate can range up to Rs 10 LPA.

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The scope of architecture courses in India as well as abroad is showing higher trends day by day. Therefore, when candidates complete these courses they are paid quite well. After completing the architecture courses, candidates can grab a job in the private as well as the public sectors. The salary is moderate at the initial level. In order to increase their salary, candidates need to continue with their higher studies to promote themselves in their careers. 

These candidates are always given a hike in their salaries when they have pursued higher education such as graduation, master's, and Ph.D. Apart from higher studies, candidates can also gain experience in order to get higher salaries in the future. It is always advised to the candidates to choose the institute wisely. The recognition of the institute also plays a vital role in the career of the candidate. Therefore, collegedekho has brought a clear highlight of the courses that are available and can be achieved through the architectural courses. 

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