Do you want to become an architect? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best architecture colleges in Punjab, India. Both students and parents may use this guide to find the right architecture college.
This post will simplify your B.Arch. admission process. The main aim of this post is to inform and educate you about the present status of architecture education in Punjab.
Here, you will find the names of popular architecture colleges in Punjab. Apart from the names of institutes, I’ve also covered additional details such as – list of architecture courses, their duration, eligibility criteria, scope, admission process and career prospects.
Colleges, courses, admission and career prospects – I’ve covered all these details in this post. Come, let us check out the list of colleges now. Here it is –
List of architecture colleges in Punjab 2022
Here are some of the popular architecture colleges in Punjab –
- College of Architecture, Ropar, Punjab
- Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, Bathinda, Punjab
- Government Polytechnic College, Bathinda, Punjab
- Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar, Punjab
- Shaheed Bhagat Singh State Technical Campus, Firozpur, Punjab
- Chitkara University, Patiala, Punjab
- LPU, Jalandhar, Punjab
- Institute of Engineering and Technology, Bhaddal, Ropar, Punjab
- Surya School of Architecture, Patiala, Punjab
- Indo Global College of Architecture, Mohali, Punjab
- RIMT College of Architecture, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
- Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab
- Guru Kashi University, Bathinda, Punjab
- CT Group of Institutions, Jalandhar, Punjab
The above list has not been ranked in any order. Come, let us take a closer look at the different types of architecture colleges. Here it is –
Types of architecture colleges
Architecture colleges can be classified into different types on the basis of the entity that owns the college. Based on this parameter, these colleges can be broadly classified into two types –
- Government architecture colleges
- Private architecture colleges
Govt institutes are managed and funded by the State or Central Government. Private colleges are also known as self-financing colleges. These colleges are managed and funded by private charitable trusts and organizations.
Architecture entrance exams are conducted to facilitate merit based admission process. These exams are conducted at State, College and National levels. Under merit based admission system, seats are distributed among deserving candidates on the basis of their performance in relevant entrance exam and/or board exam. Some colleges are also known to conduct donation based admission process.
Types of architecture courses
Architecture courses can be classified into different types on the basis of different parameters. One such parameter is – academic level. Based on the academic level, these courses can be classified into the following levels – UG, PG and Doctoral Degree.
Based on the course format, these courses can be classified into the following types – Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree and Doctoral Degree. You may also check – list of courses after 12th science PCM group.
Here are some of the popular architecture courses in Punjab – Diploma in Architectural Assistantship, Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture, PG Diploma programs, PhD programs etc.
Architects are commonly hired by – design studios, architecture firms, architecture consultancies, relevant Government departments, real estate firms, construction firms etc. They may even start their own architecture firm/studio/consultancy.