What is 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.

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

Top entrance exams for B.Arch

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).

B.Arch: Top Companies & Recruiters

From academic institute to construction companies, B.Arch graduates have plethora of lucrative opportunities to choose from. Some of the top companies recruiting B.Arch graduates are:

Architect Hafeez ContractorGaursons India
Dar Al HandasahC P Kukreja Associates
RSP Architects LtdOscar & Ponni Architects
ArcopKembhavi Architecture Foundation
Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd.Shilpa Architects
DLFChristopher Charles Benninger Architects
Raj Rewal AssociatesSomaya & Kalappa Consultants