B. Arch. | Bachelor of Architecture

Programme Overview

The B.Arch. programme is strong in the fundamentals of architectural theory and practice, and responds to the changing definitions of architecture in the Indian and global contexts. The emphasis on ‘Practice to Theory’ and ‘Theory to Practice’ makes the B.Arch. program competitive and relevant. The maker-centred pedagogy is an integrated process of directed, experiential, hands-on, reflective and independent learning. Being a systemic interdisciplinary course, it focuses on creative problem solving and instils self-motivation to learn. This B.Arch. course will impart knowledge and skills required to design built environments required for human habitation.

With CMR University – School of Architecture offering one of the best architecture courses in India, this architecture degree helps enhance the creativity of the students and train them to face the innovative profession of architecture. Following an undergraduate education in architecture, one may choose to specialize in Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Conservation, Urban Design, Industrial Design, Visual Communication and Service Design. Teaching and research are other avenues open to architects. Architects also work in related fields like computer applications, real estate, construction management and digital architecture.

Programme Duration

5 Years (10 Semesters)

Programme Type

Full Time

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for admission to B.Arch. programme, the candidate should have passed the 2nd PUC/12th grade or equivalent examination recognized by the Central/State Govt with 50 percent aggregate marks (45% in case of reserved category). Further, they should also have secured 50 percent marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together and also the candidate should have passed the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by NIASA (National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture), an academic unit of Council of Architecture, New Delhi or equivalent examination recognized by Central /State Government.

For Admissions,

Choose CET Code E-245


Programme Structure


I Semester

II Semester

III Semester

IV Semester

V Semester

VI Semester

VII Semester

VIII Semester

IX Semester

X Semester

Evaluation Criteria

The evaluation is based on the Continuous and Comprehensive evaluation(CCE)  and Term end examination (TEE). The CCE is done by the course teacher / teachers on a continuous basis through out the semester as prescribed for studio courses, theory courses and practical courses. The criteria for passing is a minimum of 50 percent in the CCE and 40 percent in TEE. The aggregate of CCE and TTE will form the basis for letter grades and the calculation of semester Grade Point Average (SGPA), and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).


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