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Careers in Architecture
Architecture deals with the design and plan of buildings and structure.

  • Education/Training
B. Arch. is a five years course after 10 + 2 or equivalent examination. Any student who has studied Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry can apply for the admission into a College of Architecture. Engineering drawing is a useful subject for prospective Architecture.

  • Admission procedure:
The Council of Architecture conducts an aptitude test on an All India basis for Colleges of Architecture (Both Government and Private). Department of Architecture in Engineering colleges select students on the basis of the results of the Common entrance examination common to Engineering courses. Other renowned institutions have special selection tests/Personal Interview to identify suitable candidates. Some weightage may also be given to class XII marks. Only Science (with Physics, Chemistry and mathematics) students are considered for admission to the course.

  • Specialisation:
Urban Design; Landscape Architecture; Town planning

  • Centres/Institutions:
  • School of Architecture
    (Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology)
    Ksturbhai Lal Bhai campus, University road,
    Navrangpura,
    Ahmedabad – 380 009, State: Gujarat
  • School of Planning and Architecture,
    4, Block B,
    I.P. Estate,
    New Delhi - 110 002
  • School of Architecture and Planning,
    Sardar Patel Road,
    Chennai – 600 025
    (Anna University),
    Tamilnadu State
  • College of Architecture,
    S.No.341, Opp. Kherwada,
    P.S. Bandra (E)
    Mumbai - 400 051
  • Sir J J College of Architecture,
    78/3, Dr. D. N. Road,
    Mumbai - 400 001
    Scope of Employment:
 
  • Architects of Architectural firms work with Government agencies and can also be self-employed.