Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

Transforming Skylines, One Design at a Time

    OVERVIEW

    The B.Arch programme at our university is not just about learning; it’s about experiencing architecture in its many forms. Through hands-on projects and real-world challenges, students gain invaluable insights into the complexities of architectural planning and execution. We emphasize a multidisciplinary approach, integrating aspects of environmental studies, engineering, and urban planning into our curriculum.

    Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

    Programme Highlights

    • B. Arch programme equips students with the skills to design, plan, and oversee the construction of buildings and structures, blending artistic vision with practical engineering principles

    • Comprehensive Curriculum- Theoretical and practical aspects, Integration of industry trends & sustainable practices
    • More emphasis on Hands-on-learning, Practical experience with sophisticated software for advanced modelling and construction preparation
    • Industry connect -Guest lectures, Industry visit. Experts and Alumni-. Sessions and workshops by industry experts.
    • Faculty with varied Specialization – Live projects, Community outreach and engagement.
    • Annual outstation National Study Trip.
    • Learning from senior students through vertical design studios, Participation in live projects and real-world assignments
    • Portfolio Development Guidance for Internship and Job Prospects in Architectural Firms/Government Organizations/ Real Estate Sector/Public Sector PSUs.
    • Get 100% placement and internship assistance
    • Global Exposure: International paid visit to attend 2 weeks of summer school at a Prestigious European university.

    Why choose SOET?

    Inspiring Excellence Through Experienced Guidance:

    Professionally qualified, competent, and committed teaching faculty.

    Pioneering Education Fused with Global Insights:

    Experience a cutting-edge curriculum meticulously crafted by integrating the best practices from top global universities and the rich knowledge resources of the Open-Source Society University.

    Learning Beyond Books: Real-world Application Matters:

    Emphasis on hand-on training, project-based learning, field projects, research projects, internships, Competitive Coding, continuous and comprehensive evaluation.

    Empowering Futures: Real Industry Experience, Every Step:

    Opportunity for Industrial Project/R&D Project/Start-up Project in final year. Compulsory industry internship for all students

    Nurturing Tomorrow’s Career Trailblazers:

    Focus on career progression through training, placements, foreign internships, preparation for higher studies.

    Enriching Education: Beyond the Standard Syllabus:

    Access to certification courses, ability & skill development programs, value-added courses besides core curriculum.

    Crafting the Future with

    Every Line and Curve

    The curriculum of our Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) programme is thoughtfully designed to blend artistic vision with practical application. Over five years, students delve into various subjects encompassing many facets of architecture. The first two years focus on building a strong foundation in architectural basics, such as design principles, drawing and representation techniques, and understanding materials and construction methods.

    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Basic Design & Creative Workshop
    • Building Construction & Materials-I
    • History of Culture & Civilisation
    • Architectural Drawing-I
    • Structural Design-I
    • Environmental Studies & Disaster Management
    • Elective-I
    • Elective-II
    • Workshop
    • Architectural Design-I
    • Architectural Drawing-II
    • Early European Architecture
    • Arts & Graphics-I
    • Structural Design-II
    • Building Construction & Materials-II
    • Professional Communication
    • Open Elective
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Architectural Design-II
    • Indian Architectural History
    • Arts & Graphics-II
    • Building Construction & Materials-III
    • Climatology
    • Structural Design-III
    • Surveying & Levelling
    • Surveying & Levelling Lab
    • Computer Application in Architecture-I
    • Architectural Design-III
    • Renaissance to Industrial Revolution
    • Arts & Graphics-III
    • Building Construction & Materials-IV
    • Structural Design-IV
    • Building Services-I (Water Supply & Sanitation)
    • Computer Application in Architecture-II
    • Elective-III
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Architectural Design-IV
    • Building Construction & Materials-V
    • Modern World Architecture
    • Estimating, Costing & Specifications
    • Structural Design-V
    • Building Services-II (Electrical & Lightning)
    • Computer Application in Architecture-III
    • Elective-IV
    • Architectural Design-V
    • Building Construction & Materials-VI
    • Working Drawing & Building Byelaws
    • Structural Design-VI
    • Building Services-III (Acoustics)
    • Air Conditioning & Mechanical Services
    • Elective-V
    • Elective-VI
    Semester 7
    Semester 8
    • Architectural Design-VI
    • Building Construction & Materials-VII
    • Professional Practice & Office Management
    • Project Construction & Management
    • Elective-VII
    • Elective-VIII
    • Human Values & Sociology
    • Professional Training
    Semester 9
    Semester 10
    • Dissertation
    • Urban Design
    • Elective-IX
    • Elective-X
    • Architectural Thesis
    • Seminar

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    At K.R. Mangalam University, our Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) programme stands out for its strong industry ties and impressive placement record. We take immense pride in our partnerships with leading architectural firms and design studios, which actively participate in our campus recruitment drives. Esteemed organizations such as Abin Design Studio, Design Plus Architects, Khosla Associates, and Studio Lotusare regular participants in our placement sessions.

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    Career Options

    Our B.Arch programme at K.R. Mangalam University is a gateway to a multitude of exciting career opportunities in the architectural and design sectors. Our graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in various professional roles within the field. While we highlight five key career paths below, it’s important to remember that the scope of opportunities extends far beyond these options:

    • Architectural Designer: Transform ideas into tangible designs, creating spaces that blend aesthetics with functionality.
    • Urban Planner: Shape the cities of tomorrow by planning and designing sustainable, efficient, and vibrant urban spaces.
    • Landscape Architect: Craft and rejuvenate outdoor spaces, from public parks to private gardens, enhancing environmental sustainability and beauty.
    • Interior Designer: Redefine indoor spaces with creativity and innovation, focusing on style, comfort, and utility.
    • Sustainable Design Consultant: Lead the way in eco-friendly architecture, developing designs that prioritize environmental conservation and energy efficiency.

    Hear straight from our Students

    Ar. Jaspreet Singh Bedi

    Education is something that cannot be bought at any cost, it can only be taught. Also, If knowledge were given by an experienced professional that knowledge would be far more expensive than 24 carat GOLD. As a qualified Passed out Graduate, I must recommend K.R. MANGALAM UNIVERSITY, Gurugram, for educating students and giving them a vision of life, for the quality of education that they teach to students. Also, it’s not only the university buildings that creates the future of the students, but also the Hardworking Talented Highly Educated Professors who create the future of students. I am Grateful to K.R. MANGALAM UNIVERSITY, Gurugram, and to the professors who have built the foundation of my career. I am thankful to the Highly Educated, Experienced & Practical Professors who have built the foundation of my life by Educating with Full knowledge and Dedication.

    Keerti Diwedi

    SOAD School fosters creativity and excellence. As a B.Arch student, I, Keerti Diwedi, am inspired daily by its dynamic environment, empowering me to push boundaries and innovate in architecture.

    Arshiya Chabra

    Attending college expanded my academic and personal horizons. With a diverse learning environment, supportive faculty, and extracurricular opportunities, I'm prepared for future challenges. Grateful for the skills acquired, I'm ready for my professional journey ahead.

    Ar. Divya Kharbanda

    SOAD's B.Arch programme at K.R. Mangalam University is an incubator of creativity and excellence. It provided me with the platform and guidance to thrive as an aspiring architect.

    Programme
    Outcomes

    • Design and Integration:

      Work collaboratively toward design resolution which integrates an understanding of the requirements, contextual and environmental connections, construction systems and services with responsible approach to environmental, historical and cultural conservation.

      01

    • Drawing Work:

      Produce professional quality graphic presentations and technical drawings/documents.

      02

    • Critical Analysis:

      Demonstrate critical thinking through a self-reflective process of conceptualization and design thinking that is open to consideration of alternative perspectives by analysing, evaluating, and synthesizing ideas and information.

      03

    • Employability and Interdisciplinary Approach:

      Students can work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team in the building and design industry.

      04

    • Conduct:

      Work in a manner that is consistent with the accepted professional standards and ethical responsibilities. Conduct independent and directed research to gather information related to the problems in design and allied fields.

      05

    • Communication and Teamwork:

      Apply visual and verbal communication skills at various stages of the design and delivery process. Also work as an integral member in collaboration with multi-disciplinary design and execution teams in the building and design industry.

      06

    • Life-long learning:

      Thrive in a rigorous intellectual climate which promotes inquiry through observation and research and to show curiosity to learn about new developments in design.

      07

    • To prepare competent architects who are sensitive to the needs of the society and environment and can respond to these through their creative design.

      01

    • To instil in architects a commitment to professional ethics and values, and to prepare them to be responsible and ethical professionals.

      02

    • To equip architects with the knowledge and skills needed to create a positive and inclusive working environment, and to effectively manage and deal with their teams and clients

      03

    • To instil analytical, critical and logical thinking in architects to enable them to take rational decisions.

      04

    • To prepare architects to become effective collaborators and communicators who can work with other professionals to collaborate on all aspects of design.

      05

    • To prepare architects to use latest software and technology effectively in drawing and presentation work, and to be able to integrate technology into their design and practices.

      06

    • Translation of Concept to Presentation and Working Drawings:

      Translation and development of ideas into two and three-dimensional graphic representation techniques using a wide variety of traditional and digital media.

      01

    • Knowledge of Construction and Structural Systems and Building Techniques:

      Demonstrate the ability to synthesize into an integrated design solution by employing appropriate building materials, building systems, structures and construction practices grounded in environmental sustainability.

      02

    • Design at Varying Scales:

      Incorporate a wide range of skills and professional architectural knowledge to produce designs of various scales and complexity; from interior projects to buildings, landscape, conservation projects to urban scale developments.

      03

    • Team Leader and Project Manager:

      Understanding how to collaboratively lead teams of stakeholders in the process of conceiving, developing and implementing solutions to problems in the built and natural environments, utilizing knowledge of professional practice along with associated ethical, legal, financial and social responsibilities.

      04

    • Architect and Society:

      The knowledge and ability to apply a design decision-making process through appropriate technical documentation in a manner that is sustainable, aesthetic, cost effective, and socially responsible

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    Financial Assistance

    K.R. Mangalam University partnered with the leading banks to help you to finance your dream course through Education Loan. You only have to start repaying one year after finishing your course or six months after you get a job.

    • Quick and Instant

    • Availability of the loan across the country

    • Includes tuition fees, books cost, hostel fees, airfare.

    • Concessional rate of interest

    • Repayment tenure ranging from 5-15 years

    • Speedy disposal of loan applications

    • Up to 100% loan with lower interest rate and zero processing fees

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    You’ll develop a range of skills including architectural design, critical thinking, creative problem-solving, technical drawing, and an understanding of historical and contemporary architectural practices.

    Students typically engage in various projects, including architectural design studios, model making, digital design, urban planning exercises, and thesis projects in their final year.

    Yes, internships are a vital part of the curriculum, providing real-world experience in architectural firms or related industries.

    Yes, collaborative projects are common and encourage teamwork, communication, and the integration of different ideas and perspectives in architectural design.

    Workshops and guest lectures by practicing architects and industry experts provide students with real-world insights and exposure to diverse architectural styles and practices.

    Yes, B.Arch graduates can diversify into related fields like graphic design, set design for film and theatre, urban policy planning, and even architectural journalism.

    Commence Your Journey
    in 6 Simple Steps

    Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

    Start your Application

    Complete payment and submit

    Pay the required Application Fee

    Take an entrance test

    K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

    Appear for interaction

    Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

    Get the admission offer

    You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

    Get Enroled

    Be prepared to embark on your journey

    Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)