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Architecture Courses (Arch. Courses)

Updated By Abhik Das on 04 Jun, 2021
Average Duration
1 years-5 years
Average Fee
8 K-15 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
NATA, JEE Main, JEE Advanced ...
Study Mode
Regular

All About Architecture Courses

Architecture courses are not only popular courses among the science graduates in India but also provide unquestionably the greatest job options to those who wish to work in the construction industry. There is a plethora o courses available to the students in the architecture field. Architecture is one such field that entails the study of architectural and building elements. To apply for the architecture courses, the aspirants must have completed their 10+2 study from a recognized board with physics, chemistry and mathematics as compulsory subjects at the qualifying exam level. 

These courses in architecture are offered both in online and offline mode. Institutions offering architecture courses in India offer various degree, diploma and doctorate courses in architecture. Other than these, some websites also offer a few online certificate courses in architecture. 

The following sections will contain all the latest and important details regarding these architecture courses such as their eligibility criteria, entrance exams for admission, admission process, career options, average salary and many more.

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Eligibility Criteria for Architecture Courses

Given below are the degree-wise eligibility criteria for various architecture courses available in India - 

Degree

Eligibility Highlights

B.Arch

Applicants should have completed their 10+2 studies from a recognized Board with a minimum aggregate of 50% to 55% and should have studied Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects

B.Plan

Applicants should have completed their 10+2 studies from a recognized Board with a minimum aggregate of 50% to 55% and should have studied Mathematics as a compulsory subject

M.Arch

Any B.Arch degree holder from a recognized university with an overall aggregate score of 50% can apply

M.Plan

B.Plan/B.Arch/B.Tech Civil Engineering candidates with an overall aggregate score of 55% can apply

Diploma in Architecture

Class XIIth qualified candidates with an overall aggregate score of 55% and have studied the Science and Mathematics subjects can apply

PhD in Architecture/Planning

Candidates with an M.Arch/M. Plan degree from a recognized university with an overall aggregate mark of 55% can apply

Syllabus for Architecture Courses

The degree-wise syllabus for various architecture courses have been provided below - 

B.Arch Syllabus

B.Plan Syllabus

M.Arch Syllabus

M.Plan Syllabus

Diploma in Architecture Syllabus

PhD in Architecture Syllabus

PhD in Planning Syllabus

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Career Options and Job Prospects of Different Architecture Courses

A career in architecture may be profitable and has a lot of growth potential, both in India and overseas. In comparison to the public sector, private sector salaries are higher. In addition, employment gives long-term stability. However, to remain relevant and in demand, one must keep up with the latest technology and trends in the field. 

A qualified applicant can choose from a variety of employment descriptions. Job possibilities, on the other hand, very substantially depends on the level or degree. Given below are some of the most prevalent job profiles in the industry - 

Architecture Courses Admission Process

Listed below are the degree-wise admission processes for the architecture courses that are offered in various reputed institutions and universities - 

Degree

Admission Highlights

B.Arch/B.Plan

Admissions are offered based on the scores obtained by the candidates in reputed entrance exams like NATA, JEE Main (Paper-II), JEE AAT

Admissions are offered based on the previous qualifying exam marks secured by the candidates

M.Arch/M.Plan

Admissions are offered based on the scores obtained by the candidates in a reputed entrance exam like GATE, MAH M.Arch CET or some other university-level entrance exams Or

Admissions are offered based on the previous qualifying exam marks secured by the candidates

Diploma in Architecture

Admissions are offered based on some state-level/institute-level polytechnic entrance exams Or based on the previous qualifying exam marks obtained by the candidates

PhD

Admissions are offered based on some institute-level entrance exams Or based on the previous qualifying exam marks obtained by the candidates followed by a personal interview round

State-Wise B.Arch Admission

The table below contains the link to all our state-wise B.Arch admission articles - 

KarnatakaKarnataka B.Arch Admission
KeralaKerala B.Arch Admission
Madhya PradeshMadhya Pradesh B.Arch Admission
Uttar PradeshUttar Pradesh B.Arch Admission
OdishaOdisha B.Arch Admission
Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh B.Arch Admission
RajasthanRajasthan B.Arch Admission
Tamil NaduTamil Nadu B.Arch Admission
TelanganaTelangana B.Arch Admission
GujaratGujarat B.Arch Admission
HaryanaHaryana B.Arch Admission

Highlights of Architecture Courses

All the important facts about the architecture courses that are offered in India have been provided in the highlights table below - 

Type of Programmes Offered

UG, PG, Diploma, Doctorate and Certificate

Duration of Programmes

  • UG - 5 years

  • PG - 2 years

  • Diploma - 1 to 2 years

  • Doctorate - 3 to 5 years

  • Certificate - 6 months to 1 year

Minimum Academic Criteria

  • UG - 12th qualified candidates who have studied PCM subjects with an aggregate of 55% can apply

  • PG - B.Arch/B.Plan candidates from a recognized university can apply

  • Diploma - 10th qualified candidates who have studied Physics and Mathematics subjects with an aggregate of 55% can apply

  • Doctorate - M.Arch (or master’s degree in a relevant specialization) candidates from a recognized university can apply

Admission Process

Entrance based and merit-based

Average Annual Course Fee (In INR)

  • B.Arch - 1.5 LPA to 2.5 LPA

  • B.Plan - 1 LPA to 2 LPA

  • M.Arch - 1 LPA to 2.5 LPA

  • M.Plan - 1 LPA to 3 LPA

  • Diploma - 8k per annum to 85k per annum

  • PhD - 75k per annum to 15 LPA

Major Recruiters

Vasthu Architects, Sahara Group, VSA Space Design Pvt Ltd, Jindals, DLF, L&T etc

Job Profiles

Landscape Architect, Set Designer, Architectural Journalist/Historian, Interior Designer etc

Questions Related to Arch. Courses Course

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-manasviUpdated on June 28, 2021 10:21 AM
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-Puneet PatnaikUpdated on June 08, 2021 03:20 PM
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Dear Student, 

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