R V College of Architecture (RVCA), Bangalore

Bangalore (Karnataka) Estd : 1992 Approved by : Council of Architecture (COA) Type : Private
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R V College of Architecture

RV College of Architecture (abbreviated RVCA) was established in the year 1992. It is affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, Karnataka, India. 

RV College of Architecture provides B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) and M.Arch (Master of Architecture) programmes at UG and PG level respectively.

RVCA has well-experienced and highly qualified teaching staff. Top  Architects are enrolled with the college as visiting and adjunct faculty. 

RV College of Architecture is spread over 2.4 acres with all the modern facilities including academic block, administrative block, sports, library, laboratory and canteen. It also provides separate hostel facilities to all boys and girls.

RV College of Architecture B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) Admission 2018:

RVCA provides admission to Bachelor of Architecture course through NATA/JEE Paper 2 Entrance Exam score followed by counseling. The eligibility criteria for taking admission in  B.Arch program through CET counseling. The applicants who are applying by COMED-K should have mathematics as a mandatory subject in 12th or 10+3 diploma from Central/State Govt. with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. The applicants, who are applying under management quota should have scored at least 70% marks in Mathematics and Science in 10th Class, 65% in Mathematics and Physics in 11th and 10+2 with 65% marks in Physics and Mathematics subjects.

Course Eligibility Criteria Selection Process
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) 12th or equivalent with 50% marks in aggregate. NATA Score followed by the counseling.

    Key Points:

  • The applicant must be a resident of Karnataka.
  • The minimum age limit is 17 years.
  • The candidates applying through COMED-K must score at least 80 marks in NATA Entrance Exam.
  • OBC/SC/ST candidates get a relaxation of 5% marks in the aggregate score.
  • The candidates, who are applying through Management Quota must pass NATA/JEE Paper -2 Entrance Exam.

RV College of Architecture M.Arch (Master of Architecture) Admission 2018:

Admission to M.Arch course would be through Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET), conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering) qualified candidates can directly apply for admission. The minimum eligibility criteria for taking admission in Master of Architecture (M.Arch) course is B.Arch degree with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.

Course Eligibility Criteria Selection Process
Master of Architecture (B.Arch) B.Arch or equivalent with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university. PGET/GATE Score followed by the counseling.

Key Points:

  • Foreign applicants must obtain an equivalence degree from AIU (Association of Indian Universities) and also qualify in PGCET.
  • OBC/SC/ST category candidates get a relaxation of 5% marks in the aggregate score.

Top Courses & Fees View All

  • B.Arch 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1.7 Lacs
  • M.Arch 1 Courses Available


RVCA, Bangalore Placement

  • Graduating students of R.V College of Architecture are well placed in reputed architectural firms in India and abroad. Many of them have established their own architectural firms engaging in varied projects across the country and abroad in the areas of architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, interior design, product design, and graphics. 
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Awards and Rankings

  • COA-NIASA National Awards for Excellence in Architectural Thesis & UG Thesis awards Programme 2015
  • Citations won by students at the NASA competitions of 1997, 1998 & 2002.
  • B. Arch thesis project awarded commendation certificate in April 2008 by Urban Design Research Institute, Mumbai.
  • Students won the southern interface in March 2008 of Archumen quiz competition conducted by the Ethos.
  • Best Design Award by Birla White, 2008
  • Students have won two prizes at the design competition conducted by Bengaluru International Airport Ltd during February-2010.
  • Students have won 5 prizes at the IID-BMRCL Design Ideas competition, during March 2011.
    Best Design Award by Birla White, 2008.

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Contact Details of R V College of Architecture, Bangalore

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    +91-80-2271 7820-22
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  • Address:
    Site CA-1, BSK 6th Stage, 4th Block, Off Vajrahalli Main Road, Near Chikkegowdan, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560062

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