B.ARCH (JEE MAINS+ NATA)
Architecture is concerned with the design and construction of buildings in their sociological, technical and environmental contexts. There is increasing recognition of architecture as one of the top intellectual disciplines, an art form, and a technical profession intimately linked with the single largest sector of investment in the economy. Architects are called upon to design and execute building projects and resolve other issues related to the man-made environment in a variety of settings. Bachelor of Architecture programme aims at attaining a high level of contextual excellence in architectural design. Both theory and studio exercises are viewed as the core of the programme with crucial inputs being provided by experts specialising in the fields of arts, humanities, engineering and technology, and professional practice of architecture.
The Futurist brings a compiled list of Top Architecture Colleges in India for students aspiring to complete a course in this popular field. India has many accredited colleges that offer bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
The admission happens through two prestigious examinations held at the national level:
- JEE MAINS PAPER conducted by the CBSE every year to help students to get admission to colleges like SPA, IIT, Jamia Milia, NITs, BITS Mesra, CCA.
- NATA conducted by NIASA which grants admission into all government-aided institutions, universities, deemed universities and private universities.
- The Aligarh Muslim University conduct their own entrance examinations to grant students admission into their architecture programmes.
SCHOOL OF PLANNING AND ARCHITECTURE
School of planning and architecture is one of the oldest institutes for architecture and planning. The college offers 2 undergraduate courses – Architecture and Planning. Highly qualified and experienced faculty, excellent opportunities for extracurricular activities, and great infrastructure are some of the factors that make this one of the top architecture colleges in India.
Admission criteria: JEE B. ARCH PAPER 2
Programmes offered: B. ARCH, M. ARCH, PhD. IN ARCHITECTURE
Probable date of form availability: Mid December
Probable Exam date: First week of April
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The Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
The Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, also known as IITR or IIT Roorkee, is located in Haridwar district.
Excellent faculty, great placement opportunities and the extraordinary infrastructure make this one of the best colleges in India to pursue architecture from.
Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology
CEPT is a deemed university located in Ahmedabad. The college runs around 4 undergraduate courses namely Interior Design, Architecture, Planning and Civil (Construction).
Excellent infrastructure and library, great placement opportunities and experienced faculty are the highlights of the college.
Sir JJ College of Architecture
Sir JJ College of Architecture is in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It offers one undergraduate course in Architecture. Established in 1913, it is the first college of Architecture in Asia.
One of the premier institutes in the country for architecture, this college boasts of experienced and highly qualified faculty and great placement opportunities.
SOME OF THE OTHER TOP ARCHITECTURE COLLEGES IN INDIA ARE
- IIT Kharagpur
- Birla Institute of Technology in Mesra
- NIT – Jaipur /Hamirpur/ Calicut/ Bhopal
- Chandigarh College of Architecture
- Rizvi College of Architecture in Mumbai
SOME OTHER GOOD COLLEGES FOR ARCHITECTURE IN DELHI/NCR AND IT’S VICINITY ARE
- Vaastukala Academy(Vasant Kunj)
- DTC(Greater Noida)
- Sushant School of Art and Arch
- Amity University
- Gateway College
- World School of Arch and Planning
- Sharda University
- Aayojan Jaipur