Master of Architecture [M.Arch] - Course Admissions and Eligibility

Updated on - Apr 24th, 2018 | 05:35 PM by Sudipta Boxi


Course Duration of Master of Architecture [M.Arch] is 2 Years.



Minimum Requirements

Age No age limit as such
Minimum Percentage 50% in relevant entrance exam
Subjects Required B.Arch

About Master of Architecture [M.Arch]:

  • Master of Architecture is a Two-Years postgraduate Architecture Engineering course.

  • Architecture is a discipline which deals with the art of designing and constructing buildings. It deals with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings.

  • The duration of Architecture Masters Programs is two years which is generally divided into four semesters; these vary from institute to institute, click here to know more about the syllabus and curriculum.

  • The course can also be pursued through Correspondence or Distance Education.

  • The course curriculum provides specialization in one's chosen line. Master of Architecture is not involved in just buildings; it is also involved in designing a variety of environments like Gardens, Parks, and Theme Parks etc.

  • For each architectural environment there is a specialist, thus we have Green Architect, Landscape Architect, Museum Architect, Naval Architect, Theatre Architect etc.

  • The Council of Architecture (COA) is a regulating body concerned with regulating the education and practice of profession throughout India besides maintaining the register of architects.

What is Master of Architecture [M.Arch]?

What is Master of Architecture [M.Arch]?

  • Architecture is a discipline or art of designing and constructing buildings. The course essentially involves concepts of planning, architecture, and design fundamentals.

  • It incorporates elements of both rural and urban infrastructure, imparted through a professionally oriented curriculum.

  • The Council of Architecture (COA) serves as a regulating body concerned with education and practice of this profession. Master of Architecture or M.Arch course is not just limited to buildings but is also involved with designing or construction of Parks, Museums, Garden, Theme Parks, etc.

  • There are various specializations under this domain of study, such as Landscape Architecture, Green Architecture, Naval Architecture amongst many others.

Why choose Master of Architecture [M.Arch]?

Why Choose Master of Architecture [M.Arch]?

  • Master of Architecture [M.Arch] is an advanced and detailed study of Architecture which is tangible.

  • The course enables one to identify the unique qualities of one's work and how to use these to forge new directions for one's own design practice.

  • As demand for commercial space increases, there is strong growth in non-residential construction.

  • Some architecture firms also outsource the drafting of construction documents and basic design for large-scale commercial and residential projects to architecture firms overseas.

  • As an art, a technology and a business Architectural course enables one to design any kind of structure system which includes a wide variety of buildings, such as office and apartment buildings, schools, churches, factories, hospitals, houses, and airport terminals.

  • Also included are designing complexes such as urban centres, college campuses, industrial parks and entire communities. An Architect is a well-known profession whose guidance is required in the execution of construction projects, client discussions, and preparation of the blueprint, budget decision, and supervision and so on. An Architect acquires a multi-dimensional role which something above the ordinary.

  • The scope of Architecture is vast as it has varied applications even in non-related areas. It is also interdisciplinary in nature since it relies on principles of science, arts, mathematics etc., this makes one somewhat skilled in other fields as well.

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Fee Structure of Master of Architecture [M.Arch] in India

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Fee 5-10L
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Fee Structure by State for Master of Architecture [M.Arch]

All Over India
Public Colleges
₹ 9,600 ( Minimum Fee ) ( Maximum Fee ) ₹ 5.19 Lakh
₹ 1.20 Lakh ( Average Fee )
Private Colleges
₹ 19,000 ( Minimum Fee ) ( Maximum Fee ) ₹ 3.80 Lakh
₹ 1.74 Lakh ( Average Fee )
Public Colleges
₹ 1.20 Lakh ₹ 5.19 Lakh
₹ 5.19 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 1.44 Lakh ₹ 2.62 Lakh
₹ 2.38 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 19,000 ₹ 3.40 Lakh
₹ 1.74 Lakh
Public Colleges
₹ 35,040 ₹ 1.48 Lakh
₹ 1.48 Lakh
Tamil Nadu
Private Colleges
₹ 1 Lakh ₹ 3.80 Lakh
₹ 1.80 Lakh

Master of Architecture [M.Arch] Reviews

Master of Architecture [M.Arch.], batch of 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria for admission to the college included class 12th marks and NATA exam score. A good score of combined 80% in 12th and NATA was an eligible score to get admission in the college. Typical cutoffs vary from college to college and one has to score well in NATA, mostly more than 80 out of 200 to get admission.

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Master of Architecture [M.Arch.], batch of 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Admissions are taken on merit list and through PGCET entrance exam.

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Master of Architecture [M.Arch.], batch of 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria and admission procedure for this course is Degree score needed for doing masters. There is no GATE are applicable. The typical cutoffs for your course are 50%.

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