B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture)

B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) is an undergraduate degree in the field of architecture. This five-year full-time programme is a blend of theorical and practical knowledge for students to learn the art of planning, designing and constructing physical structures of various kinds. From ideating to mapping and overseeing the construction, a qualified architect is involved at every stage of any construction project.

To become an architect, interested candidates need to have a rational and artistic bent of mind along with problem-solving abilities. The career scope of B.Arch graduates in India is tremendous with the flourshing construction sector. A qualified B.Arch graduate has the option to choose their line of work from a range of areas ranging from consultants to architectural designers.

Bachelor of Architecture Highlights

Course levelUndergraduate
Duration5 years
Examination typeSemester system
Eligibility10+2 with 50% marks
Average course feesRs 2-6 lakh
Average starting annual salaryRs 2.5-5.5 lakh

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B.Arch Eligibility and Top Entrance Exams 

To study a full-time B.Arch programme, students must fulfill the eligibility requirements given below:

  • Aspirants must have passed their 10+2 examination or equivalent with Mathematics as one of the subjects.
  • They must have secured a minimum of 50 per cent marks (45 per cent marks for reserved category) in 10+2 or
  • Should have passed 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central/state governments with 50 per cent  aggregate marks or
  • Should have completed their International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50 per cent marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.

The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) and the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) are two of the most popular B.Arch entrance exams. The former is widely
accepted by colleges offering this programmes. The AAT is an entrance exam for admissions to architecture programmes offered by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).