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List of Architecture Courses after Class 12 - Eligibility, Entrance Exams, Admission Process, Colleges

Abhik Das
Abhik DasPublished On: May 19, 2021 | JEE Main

The following article contains a list of all the Architecture courses like B.Arch, B.Plan, Diploma in Architecture and many more for class 12th qualified architecture aspirants. Also given is the list of popular colleges to apply for admission into the architecture courses after Class12th. 

List of Architecture Courses after 12th

Architecture courses have become quite popular in India and across the globe in the past decade or so owing to the increase in demand for architects for the creation of educational institutions, office spaces, religious places, homes etc in the limited space available to us. An architect is thought to possess all the skills that are required to be the mastermind of the erection of a structure. With the increase in demand for highly skilled architects, the influx of students in various architecture courses has also increased. 

Students nowadays flock to appear in various entrance exams for architecture admission in India like NATA, JEE Main (Paper-II), JEE AAT etc for admission into the prestigious B.Arch programme. Due to high competition and a limited number of seats, only a handful of aspirants successfully secure a seat in a reputed B.Arch college and the rest either wait for another year or get dejected and move onto some other courses. 

Today, in this article, we will discuss all those architecture courses, including the diploma and certificate architecture courses, through which the aspirants can fulfil their dream of designing a private or a public space. 

List of Architecture Courses after Class 12 in India

The following list contains the name of all those Architecture courses that are available in India for the 10+2 qualified aspirants - 

  • Bachelor of Architecture

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Construction Technology

  • Bachelor of Planning

  • Bachelor of Architecture in Building and Construction Management

  • Bachelor of Architecture in Landscape Architecture

  • Diploma in Architecture(Including Diploma in Construction Management, Diploma in Architectural Engineering, Diploma in Architectural Assistantship)

  • Certificate Courses in Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) Course Details

In this section, we will discuss all the important details regarding the B.Arch course - 

Duration of Programme

05 Years

Academic Eligibility

Minimum 50% aggregate in Science stream (Maths compulsory) at the 10+2 exam from any recognized Board 

List of Entrance Exams 

Admission Process

Candidates can apply for admission into various reputed public/private B.Arch institutes through an entrance exam score (mentioned above) or directly in some self-financing institutions based on their qualifying exam score

Bachelor of Engineering in Construction Technology Course Details 

The following table contains all the details regarding the Bachelor of Engineering in Construction Technology course - 

Duration of Programme

04 years

Academic Eligibility

Minimum 45% aggregate in the 10+2 level in Science stream from any recognized Board Or Civil Engineering diploma holders from any AICTE recognized institute can apply

List of Entrance Exams 

  • JEE Main

Admission Process

Candidates can apply for admission into various reputed public/private Bachelor of Engineering in Construction Technology institutes through an entrance exam score (mentioned above) or directly in some self-financing institutions based on their qualifying exam score

Bachelor of Planning Course Details

Check out all the details regarding the B.Plan course from the table given below - 

Duration of Programme

04 Years

Academic Eligibility

10+2 qualified students from any recognized Board with a minimum overall aggregate score of 50% can apply

List of Entrance Exams

  • NATA

  • JEE Main

Admission Process

Candidates can apply for admission into various reputed public/private B.Planning institutes through an entrance exam score (mentioned above) or directly in some self-financing institutions based on their qualifying exam score

Bachelor of Architecture in Building and Construction Management Course Details

All the important details regarding the Bachelor of Architecture in Building and Construction Management course can be found from the table below - 

Duration of Programme

05 Years

Academic Eligibility

10+2 qualified candidates in the Science stream (PCM subject group) from any recognized Board with at least 50% aggregate score can apply

List of Entrance Exams 

  • JEE Main

Admission Process

Candidates can apply for admission into various reputed public/private Bachelor of Architecture in Building and Construction Management institutes through an entrance exam score (mentioned above) or directly in some self-financing institutions based on their qualifying exam score

Bachelor of Architecture in Landscape Architecture Course Details

All the details about the Bachelor of Architecture in Landscape Architecture course have been provided in the table below - 

Duration of Programme

03 Years

Academic Eligibility

10+2 qualified candidates in the Science stream (PCM subject group) from any recognized Board with at least 50% aggregate score Or 10+3 diploma candidates from any AICTE-recognized institute can apply

List of Entrance Exams 

  • NATA

  • JEE Main

Admission Process

Candidates can apply for admission into various reputed public/private Bachelor of Architecture in Landscape Architecture institutes through an entrance exam score (mentioned above) or directly in some self-financing institutions based on their qualifying exam score

Diploma in Architecture Course Details

For all the important details regarding the Diploma in Architecture courses, kindly go through the table below carefully - 

Duration of Programme

03 Years

Academic Eligibility

Any class Xth qualified candidates with a minimum aggregate score of 55% from any recognized Board and also have studied the Science and Mathematics group subjects can apply

List of Entrance Exams 

Admission Process

Candidates can apply for admission into various reputed public/private Architecture Diploma institutes through an entrance exam score (mentioned above) or directly in some self-financing institutions based on their qualifying exam score

Certificate Courses in Architecture 

Various reputed institutions such as IIT Bombay offer various certification programmes in Architecture like Certificate Course 3D Interior Design Visualization (CCIDV ), Certificate Course 3D Architectural Visualization (CCID) etc into which any 10+2 qualified/diploma holder can apply for admission. All the details regarding the certificate architecture courses have been provided in the table below - 

Duration of Programme

06 months (may vary)

Academic Eligibility

Any 10+2 qualified candidate from any recognized Board Or Diploma holder in a relevant discipline from any AICTE-recognized institute with at least passing marks can apply

List of Entrance Exams 

N/A

Admission Process

Direct admission is offered to the applicants who fulfil all the eligibility conditions mentioned above

Popular B.Arch Colleges to Choose from After 12th in India

Given below is the list of some popular B.Arch colleges where the aspirants can apply for admission directly through our Common Application Form. These institutions offer admission to both who have a valid entrance exam score and those who do not - 

Sunder Deep Group of Institutions Ghaziabad

Aalim Muhammad Salegh College of Engineering Chennai

Chandigarh University

Vivekananda Global University Jaipur

Ajeenkya DY Patil University Pune

DIT University Dehradun

Gateway Education Sonepat

Amity University Lucknow

SAGE University Indore

KIIT University Bhubaneswar

Popular B.Planning Colleges to Choose from After 12th in India

Given below is the list of some popular B.Plan colleges where the aspirants can apply for admission directly through our Common Application Form. These institutions offer admission to both who have a valid entrance exam score and those who do not - 

Lovely Professional University Phagwara

Amity University Gurgaon

NIMS University Jaipur

Amity University Mumbai

Popular Diploma in Architecture Colleges to Choose from After 12th in India

Given below is the list of some popular Diploma in Architecture colleges where the aspirants can apply for admission directly through our Common Application Form. These institutions offer admission to both who have a valid entrance exam score and those who do not - 

Lingaya’s Vidyapeeth Faridabad

Jagannath University Jaipur

Acharya Institutes Bangalore

Centurion University of Technology and Management Bhubaneswar

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