The Diploma in Architectural Assistantship programme was created with the fundamentals of civil engineering, architecture and interior design in mind. As a result, this course trains students in the aforementioned disciplines and prepares them to serve and work under architects and civil engineers.
Plan making, drawing, CAD (Computer-Aided Design), basics of civil engineering, interior design, furniture design, construction technology, project management, planning & cost estimation, contract work rules etc are all covered in the Diploma in architectural assistantship course.
An architectural assistant is a position for an architectural practitioner who is just starting in the field. His responsibilities include providing basic support to the project’s lead architect and other members of the architectural team. An architectural assistant completes basic chores, allowing the architects to focus on the more difficult ones.
The sections to follow holds all the latest and detailed information regarding the architectural assistantship diploma course that includes the eligibility criteria, admission process, latest syllabus and jobs & career prospects.
Some important facts about the diploma in architectural assistantship programme have been provided in the following table -
Duration of the Programme
Level of Programme
Minimum Academic Eligibility
Class Xth from a recognized Board with English, Science and Math and 50% aggregate overall
Merit-based admission process
Average Course Fee (In INR)
42k to 50k per semester
INR 78k per annum to INR 600k per annum
Capstone Technologies LLC, Russell & Dawson Architecture, Buildkonnect, Bajaj Foundation, Barry-Wehmiller Design Group etc
Architecture Assistant, Production Executive, Site Engineer etc
The latest eligibility criteria laid down by the institutions for Diploma in Architectural Assistantship admission in India are as follows -
Applicants must at least be class Xth qualified from a recognized board
Applicants must have secured an overall aggregate score of 50% in their respective previous qualifying examinations
Applicants should have studied English, Science and Mathematics compulsorily at the qualifying level
Admission into the Diploma in Architectural Assistantship course is offered based on their previous qualifying exam scores. Applicants who are class Xth qualified and XIIth qualified must submit their respective qualifying exam scores during the admission application process. The final seat allotment process can vary from institute to institute.
The Diploma in Architectural Assistantship syllabus varies from institute to institute. The following topics have been taken from various institutions that are taught to the candidates over the duration of 3 years. Candidates looking for the latest syllabus of Diploma in Architectural Assistantship can find out the same from the following table -
Estimating and Costing
Interior Design and Detailing
Computer Aided Drawing/Drafting (CAD)
Surveying and Levelling
Environment Conservation and Hazard Management
Candidates with a diploma in architectural assistantship can have a shot at both the private and government sector where diverse job profiles such as the following await them -