B.Arch

Bachelor Level Course

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About B.Arch

BArch full form is Bachelor of Architecture. It is an undergraduate architecture degree. This five-year full-time curriculum combines theoretical and practical knowledge to teach students the craft of planning, designing, and building physical buildings of various types. A trained architect is involved in every stage of a building project, from concept through mapping and supervision.

B Arch courses are available at both private and public colleges. The average course price for B Arch is INR 6,00,000. Admission to the bachelor of architecture programme is done through entrance tests such as NATA and JEE.

 

B Arch Course Details

 

B Arch Full Form

Bachelor of Architecture

B Arch Course Duration

5 years

B Arch Eligibility

Minimum 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 or diploma from a recognized university in relevant subject

B Arch Admission process

Entrance exam

B Arch Entrance

NATA Exam , JEE Exam

B Arch Course Fee

INR 3-5 lakhs

B Arch Average Salary

INR 5-10 lakhs

Top Recruiting Companies

L & T, DLF, IMAXE, Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj, Manchanda Associates, Sahara Group, Architect Consultants, VSA space Design(P). Ltd., Edifice Architects Pvt. Ltd.

B Arch Job Position

Data Analyst, Architecture Designer, Architecture Engineer, Staff Consultant, Manager, Art Director, Building Contractor, Landscape Architect, Technical Assistant, Interior Designer.

 

 

B Arch Eliigibility Criteria

 

Candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements to study full-time in a BArch programme:

 

·       Candidates must have completed their 10+2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

·       They must have obtained a minimum of 50% (45% for reserved category) in 10+2.

·       Should have passed 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central/State governments with 50% aggregate marks

·       Should have completed their International Baccalaureate Diploma after 10 years of schooling with not less than 50% in aggregate and with Mathematics as a compulsory subject of examination.

 

B Arch Entrance Exam

 

B Arch Entrance Exam

Registration date

Exam date

Cut off 2021

Expected Cut off 2022

JEE Mains

To be Announced

To be Announced

 

 

NATA

May 2022

April 2022

 

 

 

JEE Exam

 

JEE Main 2022 is a computer-based online test conducted by National Testing Agency for students aspiring to pursue undergraduate courses in top engineering institutes in India. JEE Main 2022 is the first phase of the IIT Joint Entrance Exam. Candidates could further opt to appear for one exam or all the exams. The best NTA score was considered by the exam conducting authority in preparing the ranks/merit list.

 

JEE Main Exam Highlights

 

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name

Joint Entrance Examination (Main) or JEE Main

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level

Undergraduate Exam at the National level

Exam Frequency

Twice a year (June and July)

Mode of Exam

Computed Based Test (CBT) for BE/ BTech/ BArch/ B.Planning

Pen and paper-based test (PBT) for Drawing section in BArch

Total Candidates Registered for JEE Main 2022

Approx 5 lakh (June Session)

Courses offered through Entrance Exam

BE/BTech, BArch, BPlanning

Exam Fees

INR 650 (male unreserved/OBC/EWS category)

INR 325 (female unreserved/OBC/EWS category)

INR 325 (SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category)

Exam Duration

3 hours for BTech/ BArch/ BPlan

3.5 hours for BArch and B.Planning both

4 hours for PwD candidates

No. of Papers and Total Marks

Paper-1: BE/BTech (300 marks)

Paper-2A: BArch (400 marks)

Paper-2B: BPlan (400 marks)

Total Questions

BE/BTech: 90

BArch: 82

BPlan: 105

Marking Scheme

4 for each correct response

-1 for each incorrect response

No marks for unattempted questions

Language/Medium of Exam

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu

Colleges Accepting Exam Score

All NIT, IIIT, CFTIs;

JEE Main is the qualifying exam for JEE Advanced for IIT admission

No. of Test Cities

501 in India

25 outside India

JEE Main official Website

jeemain.nta.nic.in

 

 

NATA Exam

 

Nata full form is National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA). It is a national level undergraduate exam which is conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA) for admission to 5-year B Arch and B Planning programmes.

CoA released the NATA application form 2022 at nata.in.

 

Nata Exam Highlights

 

Particulars

Details

Name of the Exam

National Aptitude Test for Architecture or NATA

Conducted By

Council of Architecture

Exam Level

Undergraduate 

Exam Frequency

Thrice

Mode of Exam

Computer-Based Test

Total Registrations

25,860 (2021)

Course offered through the exam

BArch

Exam Fees

For One Attempt:

General Category - INR 2000

SC/ST -  INR 1500

For Two Attempts:

General Category - INR 4000

SC/ST -  INR 3000

For Three Attempts

General Category - INR 5400

SC/ST -  INR 4050

Exam Duration

3 Hours 

Number of Papers

1

Total Questions

125

Marking Scheme

The questions will be of 1 or 2 or 3 marks

Medium of Exam

English 

Colleges Accepting Exam Score

BArch colleges of India

No. of Test Cities

136

Official Website

nata.in

 

 

NATA Eligibility Criteria

 

The exam conducting authorities prescribes the NATA eligibility criteria in the official notification. The eligibility criteria of NATA 2022 comprises qualifying examination, marks and age limit. Applicants appearing for the examination must check the NATA eligibility criteria before filling the online application form.

  • Qualifying Examination: Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination or diploma with Maths.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidate must have obtained passing marks
  • Age limit: Minimum 17 years of age as of July 31, 2022.

 

 

Bachelor of Architecture Distance Education

 

B.Arch Distance Education is a 5 year degree program that deals with the different aspects of Architectural studies. This course is designed to produce licensed and professional architects who are authorized to do private constructions and government constructions.

 

B Arch Distance Education Eligibility

 

·       The eligibility criteria for B.Arch Distance Education vary by college. The following are the standard qualifying requirements that everyone follows:

·       The student must pass the 10+2 Boards Examination with mathematics as one of the subjects studied.

·       Scoring more than 50% assures admission in a quality college education.

·       There is no age limit for B.Arch Distance Education.

·       A student with a 10th + 3 years Diploma (any stream) recognised by the Central/State Governments with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks can also apply.

 

 

B Arch Top Specializations 

 

B Arch Architectural engineering

B Arch Architectural history

B Arch Architectural design

B Arch Interior architecture

B Arch Urban planning

B Arch Landscape architecture

 

B Arch Architectural Engineering

 

In the discipline of Architecture Engineering, there are two types of courses available. The first is a B.tech in Architecture Engineering, while the second is an M.tech in Architecture Engineering. The Council of Architecture (COA) is the governing authority in charge of courses and the practise of this profession. A few highlights from the Architecture Engineering course studies are shown below.

 

Courses Offered

B.tech and M.tech in Architecture Engineering

Course Duration

4 year for B.tech and 2 years for M.tech

 Average Course fees

For B.Tech (4-7lacs) and For M.tech (1lacs to 2.50lacs)

Average Annual Salary per annum

4lacs - 7 lacs for B.tech and 5lacs onwards for Postgraduate trainee.

Top Recruiters

DLF, L&T, SAHARA, Eros Group, etc

Top Entrances

JEE Main, JEE Advanced, GATE, TANCET, etc.

 

 

B Arch Architectural Design

 

Architecture Design Courses in India are growing increasingly popular among students as the course grows in popularity. Architectural Designers are responsible for the planning, design, and construction of various physical structures using engineering principles. Thousands of people apply for these courses each year.

The Table below gives a general idea about this course

 

Type of Courses

UG: B Arch, Bachelors in Interior Architecture, BVA in Interior and Spatial Design.

PG: M Arch, Masters in Urban Designing, M Arch in Conservation and Restoration, etc.

Duration

UG: 3 to 4 years

PG: 2 years

Eligibility

UG: 10+2 from a recognized institute.

PG: Undergraduate course in architecture design.

Average Fees

UG: 20,000 to 5,00,000

PG: 50,000 to 7,00,000

Online Courses

Available

Types of Online Courses

edX, Udemy, Masterclass, Coursera etc.

Top Job Prospects

Architectural Technologist, Interior and Spatial Designer, Structural Engineer, Architecture Engineer, Town Planner

Average Salary

UG: INR 3,00,000 to 8,00,000

PG: INR 4,00,000 to 8,00,000

 

 

B Arch Urban Planning

 

Urban Planning is a professional degree programme that teaches students about engineering, architectural design, and administration. Urban planning helps to solve problems in cities and their surrounding areas.

 

Popular Courses

UG: B Planning

PG: M Planning in Urban and Regional Planning

Duration

UG: 4 years

PG: 2 years

Eligibility

Certificate: Pass in 10th and 12th in school from a recognized board of education.

UG: Pass in 10th and 12th in school from a recognized board of education.

Average Fees

UG: INR 50,000 - 2 Lakhs

PG: INR 1 - 2 Lakhs

Online Courses

Available

Types of Online Courses

edX, Coursera, Udemy, etc.

Top Job Prospects

Urban Planner, Development Surveyor, Regional Planner, Economic Development Planner, Community Development Worker, Environmental Manager, Civil Service Administrator, Planning Surveyor, Resources Planner, Sustainability Consultant, etc.

Average Salary

UG: INR 3 - 6 LPA

PG: INR 7 - 14 LPA

 

B Arch Interior Architecture

 

Bachelor of Architecture in Interior Design (BArch Interior Design) is a 5-year undergraduate study in Fashion and Interior Designing. BArch Interior design teaches both practical and theoretical skills for transforming an interior area into an effective environment.

Candidates for BArch Interior Design must have a 10+2 level certificate or an equivalent 10+3 years Diploma degree from any recognised institution/college with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

 

 

Name of the Course

Interior Architecture

Stream

Design

Levels Of Courses Available

UG/PG

Course Mode

Regular

Course Duration

1 year – 4 year

Type of Exam

Semester System

Admission Process

Based on Merit or Entrance Exams

Fees Range

INR 1.5 Lacs – 6 Lacs

Average Salary

INR 3 lacs – 7 lacs

 

 

B Arch Distance Colleges In India

 

Some of the top B.Arch. Distance Education Colleges including duration and fees are mentioned below:

 

College Name

B arch Course Duration

Barch Course Fees (INR)

IGNOU

5-7 years

45,000

Academia Para La Education Profesional

4 years

40,000

Rizvi College of Architecture (RCA)

5 years

6,35,000

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University

5 years

2,80,000

 

Best Architecture Colleges In India

 

Top Architecture Colleges In India

College Rating

B arch Course Fees

Placement

IIT Kharagpur

4.3

INR 13,30,200

INR 11 LPA

IIT Roorkee

4.9

INR 3,86,000

INR 40,00,000

NIT Calicut

4.5

INR 6,72,050

INR 7,80,000

CEPT University Ahmedabad

4.6

INR 14,00,000

INR 10,25,000

SPA Delhi

4.3

INR 3,14,500

INR 6,55,000

IIEST Shibpur

4.2

INR 2,50,000

INR 7,00,000

SPA Bhopal

4.3

INR 3,46,000

INR 6,30,000

NIT Trichy

4.4

INR 8,56,000

INR 9,34,000 

SPA Vijaywada

4.0

INR 8,76,000

INR 9,00,000

JMI Delhi

4.4

INR 3,78,750

INR 6,45,000

 

 

Best Architecture Colleges In Delhi

 

Top Architecture Colleges In Delhi

College Rating

B arch Course Fees

Placement

Review

SPA Delhi

4.3

INR 3,14,500

 

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JMI Delhi

4.4

INR 3,78,750

 

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Ganga Group of Institutions Delhi

5

INR 3,50,00

 

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Vastu Kala Academy 

4

INR 3,84,400

 

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MBS School of Planning and Architecture Delhi

5.0

INR 4,50,000

 

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Best Architecture Colleges In Mumbai

 

Top Architecture Colleges In Mumbai

College Rating

B arch Course Fees

Placement

Review

Sir JJ College of Architecture

4.0

INR 62,925

 

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NMIMS Mumbai

4.4

INR 16,18,000

 

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Rizvi College of Architecture

4.0

INR 6,69,400

 

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LS Raheja School of Architecture

4.0

INR 4,45,000

 

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Amity University 

3.0

INR 5,25,000

 

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Best Architecture Colleges In Bangalore

 

Top Architecture Colleges In Bangalore

College Rating

B arch Course Fees

Placement

Review

MSRIT Bangalore

4.4

INR 2,12,500

 

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RV College of Engineering

4.4

INR 1,65,000

 

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Siddganga Institute of Technology

3.6

INR 2,84,774

 

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Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering 

4.1

INR 3,16,270

 

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Brindavan College

4.0

INR 7,50,000

 

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Best Architecture Colleges In Pune

 

Top Architecture Colleges In Pune

College Rating

B arch Course Fees

Placement

Review

Ajeenkya DY Patil University

3.8

INR 10,00,000

 

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Marathwada Mitra Mandal's College

3.9

INR 4,50,000

 

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Sinhgad College of Engineering 

1.0

INR 6,25,000

 

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Allana College of Architecture

2.3

INR 3,75,000

 

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College of Architecture 

4.0

INR 4,25,000

 

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Best Architecture Colleges In Ahmedabad

 

Architecture Colleges In Ahmedabad

College Rating

Course Fees

Placement

Review

CEPT University

4.6

INR 14,00,000

 

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Nirma University Ahmedabad

4.4

INR 7,00,000

 

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Ganpat University 

4.3

INR 4,50,000

 

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Institute of Design Environment

3.0

INR 2,75,000

 

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Anant National University 

3.1

INR 11,65,000

 

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Bachelor of Architecture Jobs and Career

 

Job profile

B Arch Average Salary (per annum)

Data Analyst

INR 3,96,128

Architecture designer

INR 3,53,368

Architecture engineer

INR 3,00,000

Interior designer

INR 5,00,000

Architecture draftsman

INR 3,44,450

Staff consultant

INR 11,28,850

Technical assistant

INR 2,85,502

Project assistant

INR 3,02,715

Architectural assistant

INR 2,08,700

Building contractor

INR 5,50,000

Landscape architect

INR 3,82,416

Art director

INR 3,76,800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top Recruiters for B Arch

 

                                                               B arch Recruiters

Architect Hafeez Contractor

Gaursons India

Dar Al Handasah

C P Kukreja Associates

RSP Architects Ltd

Oscar & Ponni Architects

Arcop

Kembhavi Architecture Foundation

Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd.

Shilpa Architects

DLF

Christopher Charles Benninger Architects

Raj Rewal Associates

Somaya & Kalappa Consultants

B.Arch Syllabus

Year 1

Architectural Design

World Architecture

Principle of Architecture

Coomunicative English 

Visual Arts 

Environmental Science

Building construction and materials 

Mechanics of solids

Hindu & Buddhist Architecture

 Architectural Graphics

Year 2

Building construction and materials

Strcutural Analysis

European Architecture

Architectural Graphics

Site Planning

Architectural Design

Applied Visual Arts

Concrete Technology

Indo - Islamic Architecture

Model Making

Computer Applications in architecure

Climatically Responsive Architecture

Year 3

Building construction and materials

Design of R.C.C structres

Contemparary Architecture

Water Supply & Drainage

Computer Application in architecure

Architecureal Design

Advanced Strcutures

Artificial lighting & Electrical services 

Landscape Architecture

Year 4

PROJECT TRAINING

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION & MATERIALS -

BUILDING STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS

ARCHITECTURAL ACOUSTICS

 ESTIMATION & SPECIFICATION

HUMAN SETTLEMENT SCIENCE

AIR CONDITIONING & MECHANICAL SERVICES

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 

Year 5

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

HUMAN SETTLEMENT SCIENCE

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

ENVIRONMENT & BEHAVIOR

URBAN DESIGN

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE – II

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

DISSERTATION

B.Arch Course Eligibility, Admission Process

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Popularity

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What after B.Arch ?

Architect

Architect

An architect plans, designs and constructs...

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B.Arch Top recruiters, Salary, Jobs

Education Loans

The following banks provide loan for this course

Allahabad Bank

Andhra Bank

Bank of Baroda

Axis Bank

Bank of India

Bank of Maharashtra

FAQs

Q-1

What is b arch??


BArch (Bachelor of Architecture) is an undergraduate degree in the field of architecture. This five-year full-time programme is a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge for students to learn the art of planning, designing and constructing physical structures of various kinds..
Q-2

What is the use of B Arch??


Candidates after completing the Bachelor of Architecture course can get jobs as Architecture Designer, Project Architect, Interior Architect, Principal Architect, etc. The top recruiters for the B arch graduates are Gaursons India, Architect Hafeez Contractor, DLF, Kembhavi Architecture Foundation, etc..
Q-3

Can I do B Arch after 12th arts??


No, In India you can't do architecture after 12th arts. C.O.A had changed the eligibility criteria for B Arch in 2019. The science stream (PCM) is required for architecture..
Q-4

What to do after b Arch ??


Things an architect can do after B Arch are - • Urban planner (M.Arch UD) • Landscape architect • Restoration architect • Town Planner (M.Plan) • Interior designer • Artist • Research architect..
Q-5

Is B arch a good course??


A Bachelor of Architecture is one of the highest demanded degrees out there for designing luxury homes and working as per the requirements of the clients. If you want to start up your own venture in the field of Home Designing and Architecture, B. Arch is the most preferable course..
Q-6

Is B arch a good course??


A Bachelor of Architecture is one of the highest demanded degrees out there for designing luxury homes and working as per the requirements of the clients. If you want to start up your own venture in the field of Home Designing and Architecture, B. Arch is the most preferable course..
Q-7

How to get admission in NIT for B arch ??


B. arch admission in NIT is done through JEE (Main) exam ie. Part II of JEE Main exam which is an aptitude test for architecture. Candidates are offered admission based on their all-India rank..
Q-8

What is the NATA exam??


NATA's full form is National Aptitude Test in Architecture. It is a national-level undergraduate exam that is conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA) for admissions into 5-year B. Arch and B. Planning programmes..
Q-9

Top colleges for B arch?


These are the best B Arch colleges in India • School Of Planning and Architecture, Delhi • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur • Sir J. J. College of Architecture, Mumbai • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra • Jadavpur University, Kolkata • Chandigarh College Of Architecture, Chandigarh • Jamia Milia Islamia University.

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