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Entrance Exams For Career in B.Arch

Career in B.Arch

B.Arch or Bachelor of Architecture is an under graduate degree of education. This architectural degree is designed in such a manner so that it satisfies the educational component of professional certifying bodies. To be precise, it is related to designing and planning of buildings and different kinds of architectural constructions. This under graduate level program, generally, continues for a period of 5 years. However, the course can even be pursued post successful completion of a 3 year general architectural degree. In such cases, the duration of B.Arch decreases to 2 years.

Current Scenario of B.Arch in India

As per the provisions of the Architects Act of the year 1972, the Government of India constituted the C. O. A. or the Council of Architecture in the country. Besides maintaining the registration of architects, C.O.A. is responsible for the regulation of professional education and practice in the entire nation. Any person aspiring to become an architect needs to pass a B.Arch program and then register him or herself with this council so as to practice on his or her own.
Currently, the nation has got around 1, 35 institutions that impart the degree of B.Arch in India. Such institutions include colleges, universities, Indian Institute of Technology or IITs, National Institute of Technology or NITs, deemed universities and autonomous institutions. Spread over different parts of the nation, these B.Arch institutions of India offer courses of architecture with varied specializations.

Entrance Exams for B.Arch

One who aspires to do B.Arch needs to pass the entrance examination conducted by the individual institutes, where he or she intends to get enrolled. The most famous entrance examination for B.Arch that is conducted at the national level is the All India Architecture Entrance Examination.

To name a few of the other well known B.Arch Entrance Examinations in India are:

  • Aligarh Muslim University B.Arch Entrance Examination
  • Andhra University College of Engineering Entrance Examination
  • Annamalai University Engineering Entrance Examination
  • BITSAT or Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences Admission Test
  • BS Abdur Rahman University B.Arch Entrance Examination
  • CEED or Common Entrance Examination for Design
  • Dr.D.Y. Patil Institute All India Entrance Test
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University B.Arch Entrance Examination
  • Hindustan University Engineering Entrance Examination
  • IITJEE. or Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination
  • JNTUPA. CET or Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Planning and Architecture Common Entrance Test
  • JNUEEE. or Jawaharlal Nehru University Engineering Entrance Examination
  • Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination
  • Karnataka State Common Entrance Test
  • Karunya University Entrance Examination
  • M.T.U.S.E.E. or Mahamaya Technical University Entrance Examination
  • NATA or National Aptitude Test in Architecture
  • SLIET Entrance Test or State Engineering Entrance Examination
  • S.R.M.E.E.E. or S.R.M. Engineering Entrance Examination
  • T.N.P.C.E.E. or Tamil Nadu Professional Courses Entrance Examination
  • Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination
  • Vinayaka Missions University Engineering Entrance Examination

Last Updated on : February 18, 2016