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Top 20 Architecture Colleges: Fees, Entrance Exam and Seats

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiUpdated On: May 13, 2017 12:43 pm IST
  • B.Arch is one of the most favourable programme for Architecture aspirants.
  • Securing a seat at one of the top colleges is essential for securing a good job.
  • Find out all about the top architecture colleges bellow.
Top 20 Architecture Colleges: Fees, Entrance Exam and Seats

B.Arch is one of the most popular courses among engineering and science enthusiasts. There is a lot of scope in the field with rapid urbanisation in India and the need to develop environmentally sound infrastructure.

If you are aspiring to study architecture in India, the most important thing to keep in mind is the colleges you target. Make sure that the colleges that you are opting are approved by the appropriate regulatory body. B.Arch degree can be very powerful if you pursue the course from the right college. Following are some of the top architecture colleges in India along with all the information you need.

Here are the Top Architecture Colleges in India:

Name of the CollegeLocationEntrance ExamNumber of SeatsFees Per Year (approx.)
Sir J J College of ArchitectureMumbai, MaharashtraNATA82Rs. 17,800
IIT RoorkeeRoorkee, UttarakhandJEE Main35Rs. 77,280
Chandigarh College of ArchitectureChandigarhJEE Main40Rs. 17,150
IIT KharagpurKharagpur, West BengalJEE Main40Rs. 74,000
NIT TiruchirappalliTiruchirappalli, Tamil NaduJEE Main46Rs. 39,350
NIT CalicutCalicut, KeralaJEE Main54Rs. 90,300
Sushant School of Art and ArchitectureGurgaon, HaryanaNATA160Rs. 5,56,000
Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, JMIDelhiNATA80Rs. 64,490
BIT MesraMesra, JharkhandJEE Main40Rs. 2,42,000
R.V. School of Architecture (RVCE)Bangalore, KarnatakaKCET, COMED-K and NATA60Rs. 33,000
Faculty of Architecture, Manipal UniversityManipal, KarnatakaNATA160Rs. 3,04,000
School of Planning and ArchitectureNew DelhiJEE Main105Rs. 46,300
Rizvi College of ArchitectureMumbai, MaharashtraNATA80Rs. 62,000
CEPT UniversityAhmedabad, GujaratNATA40Rs. 1,61,000
Anna UniversityChennai, Tamil NaduNATA40Rs. 30,020
Maulana Azad Nationa Institute of TechnologyBhopal, Madhya PradeshJEE Mains80Rs. 1,38,000
Malviya National Institute of TechnologyJaipur, RajasthanJEE Mains62Rs. 97,320
Visvesvaraya National Institute of TechnologyNagpur, MaharashtraJEE Mains62Rs. 1,60,000
M. S. Ramaiah Institute of TechnologyBangalore, KarnatakaNATA80Rs. 55,000
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesMumbai, MaharashtraNATA40Rs. 2,84,000

The above colleges offer recognised B.Arch programmes and also offer great placements for architecture aspirants. Since admission to all the above colleges is based on entrance exams, it is important to score well as seats at these colleges get filled quite quickly.

Also Read:Career in Architecture: Eligibility, Exam and Job Scope

Candidates graduating from either of these colleges can expect a starting package from Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 14 lakh based on their performance throughout the programme. Salary packages get better with experience. For more information on Architecture courses and colleges, visit CollegeDekho.


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