Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture and Design Studies

  • Nagpur, Maharashtra
Updated On - Dec 14, 2021

Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture and Design Studies Overview

Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture and Design (PIADS) is situated in Nagpur. It was established in the year 1994 as the department of Architecture at Priyadarshani College of Engineering and Architecture. In 2006 it was developed as an individual institution named Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture and Design. PIADS has contributed extensively to this rapidly progressing city, with the commitment towards quality education and it has welcomed students from all over the country into its fold, adding to the cultural diversity and warmth of the city.

The mission of the University is to excel in every field of Architectural Education and to be one of the premier and sought-after Institute, to provide students with strong education, professional and societal leadership qualities to face and meet the global environment by creating a conducive academic environment along with high-end infrastructures and allied facilities. 

It is approved by the council of architecture and government of Maharashtra and is affiliated to RTM Nagpur University. It is accredited by NAAC. The University is a self- financing private institution under the 'Lokmanya Tilak Jankalyan Shikshan Sanstha, Nagpur'.

Highlights of Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture and Design
Year of Establishment 1994
Type of Institution Private
Approvals Council of architecture and government of Maharashtra
Accreditation NAAC
Affiliation RTM Nagpur University
Chairman Dr. Satish Chaturvedi
Campus Size 108 acres
Facilities Library, Wifi, Sports, Transportation, Hostels, Healthcare, Cafeteria
No. of Students 1500+
Total Faculty 30+
Courses B.Arch, M.Design, M.Arch
College Address Priyadarshini Campus, Digdoh Hills, Near CRPF, Hingna Road, MIDC, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India - 440019
Contact Details +91-9607812399
Email [email protected]

Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture & Design Studio, [PIADS] Nagpur was ranked 21st in all over India out of 458 top architecture colleges, 2019 survey by India Today. It is one of the leading colleges in Central India with over 25 years of experience.

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PIADS Courses:

Course Specialization
B.Arch Human Resources and Professional Ethics
M.Design Industrial Design
M.Arch Landscape Architecture

PIADS Collaboration:

The college is in anticipated International collaboration with the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA. Every year, there is one Post Graduate seat reserved for students of PIADS at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA.

PIADS Events:

  • Social Events
  • Kite Fiesta
  • Oath taking Ceremony
  • Tours
  • Lecture series
  • Celebral Monday's
  • Competitions

PIADS Centre of Excellence:

  • A.B.R.A.:  It is the Association of Behavioural Researches on Asians - India.
  • TAT-VAM:  It is an International E-Journal "Tat Tvam - The Language of Perceptions". It was started in 2012 to promote research in architecture. TatTvam is a biannual, interdisciplinary, internationally refereed e-journal of Architecture and Allied Disciplines.
  • PIADS Publications 

PIADS Facilities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Medical Support Systems
  • Audio Systems
  • Green Initiatives
  • Indoor Games and Outdoor Games
  • Canteen
  • Conference Hall
  • Boys and Girls Hostel
  • LCD Projectors
  • Library & Information Center
  • CCTV
  • Differently Abled Friendly Campus
  • Auditorium
  • Seminar Room
  • Banks
  • Books and Stationery Outlet
  • Photocopier Outlet
  • Parking
  • Medical Camps

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PIADS Eligibility Criteria:

The PIADS eligibility criteria for various courses are mentioned below:

Course Eligibility Criteria
  • The candidate must have qualified 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, & Mathematics with at least 50% marks OR govt. recognized technical diploma after (10+3) in any branch with 50% marks in aggregate with Mathematics as the subject of examination.
  • All the students should have cleared the NATA test or JEE paper II.
  • The minimum marks are 45% for the reserved category candidates from the state of Maharashtra subject to qualifying approved aptitude test (NATA).
    • The candidate must have a B.Arch degree from a recognized institute/university with a minimum of 55% aggregate.
  • All candidates are required to qualify and sit for the CEED or GATE exam.

PIADS Admission Procedure:

The admission of candidates in the UG Programme is done on the basis of NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) test results. The PG programs at Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture & Design Studio, [PIADS] Nagpur are based on the GATE/CEED entrance exams.

Documents required for admission at PIADS:

  • The candidates 10th and 12th Mark Sheet 
  • Transfer Certificate / Leaving Certificate from the previous institution attended.
  • Eligibility Certificate from Nagpur University
  • The candidate's proof of Indian Nationality Certificate
  • Relevant entrance examination scorecard.
  • Previous Passing/ Diploma/ Degree Certificates of the candidate.
  • A Migration Certificate from Board/University (for OMS Student)
  • A Gap Certificate (in original, on stamp paper of INR 100)
  • An original admission letter from MASA (For CAP Seats)
  • In Case of Reserved Category, a copy of necessary Cast Certificates and Caste Validity Certificate
  • Non-Creamy Layer Certificate
  • Diploma Mark sheets of the candidate
  • 3 passport size photographs clicked recently.

Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture and Design Studies Highlights

Institution Type Private

Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture and Design Studies Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
37 Architecture

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