Bachelor of Architecture

5 Years – 10 Semesters – Full Time

Building strong foundations for a better future.


Bachelor of Architecture is a COA (Council of Architecture) approved five-year undergraduate degree programme designed to provide students with knowledge essential for designing built environments of various scales and types. It not only prepares students to enter the creative world but also equips them with the necessary technical knowledge and skills to bring their creative solutions to life.

The programme is proposed to give a broad knowledge of the functional as well as aesthetical aspects of architectural design and its correlation with site & environment. The programme ensures that students are being educated keeping pace with the requirements of the profession.

The knowledge of the construction industry, the modern tools and techniques of design & analysis through classroom training and practical experience in the form of site visits, case studies, study tours, internships, and interaction with experts from the industry give great opportunities to the students to enhance their skills and help them to be Industry ready Architects.

Outcome On successful completion of B.Arch. programme at VU School of Architecture & Planning the student will be able to :
1 Understand the basic knowledge of Architecture and its application in the fields of design, structure, building materials, technology, architectural professional practice and commemorate the knowledge from theory to design.
2 Understand & Choose the appropriate materials based on their structural, physical, aesthetical properties and limitations to be applied in the built spaces
3 Understand structural concept & appropriate application as per the project needs
4 Understand the impact of different environmental, social, and economic parameters of architectural history and analyse the same in the context of present times in terms of its adaptation, conservation, and applications in design and structures in parallel with history.
5 Acquire the knowledge of the climate of different regions to understand and analyse the climatic considerations, specific architectural needs of the region in terms of its architecture and planning principles.
6 Learn and Apply appropriate graphical skills to communicate and translate the design thoughts in the graphical language following the contemporary conventions of graphics
7 Communicate effectively with the Architectural community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation, and give and receive clear instructions.
8 Learn, select, and apply appropriate computing tools with an understanding of their application towards problem-solving as well as its limitations.
9 Calculate accurately the quantity of various materials, items of work used in the construction and derive a cost estimate based on the available market rates and the quantities calculated.
10 Recognize the need of site & project by analyzing site conditions, soil characteristics to suggest appropriate strategies & species for a durable, easy to maintain landscape
11 Describe and detail out the material and expected quality of work to be used in construction, based on the knowledge of materials, technique, and the market forms.
12 Understand the architectural needs of the present generation without compromising the architectural needs of future generations which satisfy their needs and implement the knowledge of sustainable and green architecture to translate them into practice.
13 Utilize the principles of scheduling, resource management, time management in solving problems and making decisions for projects.
14 Apply the knowledge of urban design and housing in the context of architecture and planning to demonstrate empathy in the application of applied architectural skills of architectural design and execution in terms of planning and design principles.
15 Honour personal values and apply ethical principles in professional and social conduct. Use ethical frameworks; apply ethical principles while making decisions and take responsibility for the outcomes associated with the decisions.

Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Basic Design & Visual Arts 8
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-I (SV) 7
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-I (PP) 1
BS & AE Structures-I (SS) 1
BS & AE Structures-I (PP) 1
PC Architectural Graphics-I 4
PC History of Indian Architecture-I 2
PC Introduction To Architecture 2
PC Workshop & Model Making-I 2
AUDC Audit Course-I 1
GIC General Interest Course-I 1
Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Architectural Design -I 8
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-II (SV) 7
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-II (PP) 1
BS & AE Structures-II (SS) 1
BS & AE Structures-II (PP) 1
PC Architectural Graphics-II 4
PC History of Indian Architecture-II 2
SEC Communication Skills 2
PC Workshop & Model Making-II 2
AUDC Audit Course-II 1
GIC General Interest Course-II 1
Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Architectural Design -II (SV) 10
PC Architectural Design -II (SV) 2
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-III (SV) 6
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-III (PP) 1
BS & AE Structures-III (SS) 1
BS & AE Structures-III (PP) 1
PC Architectural Graphics-III 2
PC History of World Architecture-I 2
BS & AE Climatology 2
BS & AE Site and Analysis 2
BS & AE Building Services-I 1
AUDC Audit Course-III 1
GIC General Interest Course-III 1
Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Architectural Design -III (SV) 10
PC Architectural Design -III (SV) 2
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-IV (SV) 6
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-IV (PP) 1
BS & AE Structures-IV (SS) 1
BS & AE Structures-IV (PP) 1
PC Architectural Graphics-IV 2
PC History of World Architecture-II 2
SEC Aesthetic and Building Appraisal 2
PE Elective-I (Indian Regional Architecture) 2
BS & AE Building Services-II 1
AUDC Audit Course-IV 1
GIC General Interest Course-IV 1
Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Architectural Design -IV (SV) 10
PC Architectural Design -IV (SV) 2
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-V (SV) 6
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-V (PP) 1
BS & AE Structures-V (SS) 1
BS & AE Structures-V (PP) 1
BS & AE Estimating, Costing & Specification-I 2
PC Working Drawing-I 2
PC Landscape Architecture-I 2
PE Elective-II (Building Energy Modeling & Energy Conservation Measures) 2
BS & AE Building Services-III 1
AUDC Audit Course-V 1
GIC General Interest Course-V 1
Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Architectural Design -V (SV) 10
PC Architectural Design -V (PP) 2
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-VI (SV) 6
BS & AE Building Materials & Technology-VI (PP) 1
BS & AE Structures-VI (SS) 1
BS & AE Structures-VI (PP) 1
BS & AE Estimating, Costing & Specification-II 2
PC Working Drawing-II 2
PC Landscape Architecture-II 2
PE Elective-III (Architectural and Urban Conservation) 2
BS & AE Building Services-IV 1
AUDC Audit Course-VI 1
GIC General Interest Course-VI 1
Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Architectural Design -VI (Housing) 12
BS & AE Advance Building Materials & Technology-I 6
PAECC Professional Practice-I 2
PC Urban Studies-I (SS) 3
PAECC Research and Publication 2
BS & AE Environmental Studies (SS) 2
BS & AE Environmental Studies (PP) 2
BS & AE Estimating, Costing & Specification-III 2
PE Elective-IV (Choice as per list) 2
AUDC Audit Course-VII 1
GIC General Interest Course-VII 1
Course Type Course Name Credits
PAECC Internship/Practical Training 14
Course Type Course Name Credits
PC Architectural Design -VII (Urban Design) 12
BS & AE Advance Building Materials & Technology-II 6
PAECC Professional Practice-II 2
PC Urban Studies-II (SS) 3
PAECC Dissertation -I (Part-I) 2
PE Sustainable Architecture 1
PE Contemporary Architecture 2
PAECC Elective-V (Choice as per list) 2
AUDC Audit Course-VIII 1
GIC General Interest Course-VIII 1
Course Type Course Name Credits
PAECC Dissertation-II (Part-II) 18
PAECC Project Management 3
PAECC Entrepreneurship skills for Architects. 3
GIC General Interest Course-IX 1
Sr. No. Course Name
1 Textile & Printing
2 Pottery Workshop
3 Indian Constitution.
4 Employability Enhancement Programme
5 Introduction to IES-Basics
6 Bamboo Workshop
7 Human Psychology
8 Time Management
9 Intellectual Property Rights
10 Introduction to IES-Advance
11 Approval Drawing
12 Introduction to Game Design

  • The degree makes a candidate eligible to become a registered architect with COA India, which opens job & business opportunities in several different sectors.
  • The academic structure supports skill enhancement & employability. Includes various electives like software simulation, human psychology & construction bye-laws.
  • Training of advanced building energy modeling software, IES & exposure via working on real projects. Relevant to changing technological, social, cultural, and economic environments of the nation.
  • Learning through diverse pedagogical approaches helps to understand the application of knowledge in real-world scenarios.
  • Skill-based Add-on courses and various guest sessions provide further exposure to the students including new trends, advanced computer skills, onsite execution & required psychology for business.

Ar. Naik Nimbalkar Nalini
Faculty of Architecture

Ar. Naik Nimbalkar Nalini
Professor & Dean
Ar. Abhay Chavan
Faculty of Architecture

Ar. Abhay Chavan
Assistant Professor
Ar. Aishwarya Khadse
Faculty of Architecture

Ar. Aishwarya Khadse
Assistant Professor
Ar. Anjali Agarwal
Faculty of Architecture

Ar. Anjali Agarwal
Visiting Faculty
Er. Sujata Mehta
Faculty of Architecture

Er. Sujata Mehta
Visiting Faculty
Mr. Rajendra Yeolekar
Faculty of Architecture

Mr. Rajendra Yeolekar
Visiting Faculty
Ar. Anjali Rasane
Faculty of Architecture

Ar. Anjali Rasane
Visiting Faculty

  • Work as a professional Architect and establish your own firm as an entrepreneur. Along with B. Arch. the degree you become eligible for being a registered architect with COA, this registration gives you the ability to sanction projects in any government sanctioning authority throughout India.
  • Bid for government projects as well as serve as panel architect on government & non-government entities.
  • Job prospects in government, large architectural firms, multinational design-build companies, large infra companies, and in real estate developer’s design teams.
  • Work as a specialty consultant such as sustainability consultant, landscape consultant, façade designer, interior designer & urban designer.
  • Work as an Estimating & Costing Consultant, Land & Real estate Valuer, Research Consultant.
  • Work in the field of academics and research after higher education.


“VU has a beautiful campus which offers facilities not only for curriculum but also for sports, youth fests, science projects, and social connection. The campus is good for architectural education as 7 to 8 different design courses are being offered on the campus and architecture students can take a few of these courses as electives. This collaborative learning is very helpful to develop creative confidence as well as to explore career opportunities in several parallel creative fields.”

- Ar. Prashant Shah, Co-founder-Group Phi Architects


“VUSOAP is a young and dynamic School with strong infrastructure and faculty. It aims at maximizing the potential of every student. With a unique teaching methodology, the Architectural School is raising the standard of education above conventional methods. It focuses on bridging the gap between curriculum and industry by providing hands-on experience and various skill-developing electives.”

-Ar. Satish Mane, President, Indian Institute of Architects, Maharashtra Chapter


“In my brief association with VU School of Architecture & Planning, I have observed that the faculty is making special efforts to ensure that the students are not alienated in these difficult times. They have been very active in setting up webinars with field experts and practicing professionals and encouraging the students to get involved in the same. I hope they continue to keep the student’s spirits up and help them cope through these uncertain times.”

- Rowena Rawte, Senior Project Consultant, IES


“Vishwakarma University makes you feel at home. A balanced curriculum with hands-on training makes the VU School of Architecture & Planning unique. The campus is always happening with some of the other amazing stuff like contests, debates, exhibitions, cultural events. Wonderful facilities like the IES lab, Unity game center are not found in many other colleges.”

- Taha Kanchwala, Second year student


“Vishwakarma University’s constant urge to upgrade is imbibed in the students as well. This exposes us to various activities along with the curriculum. Good campus and excellent faculty members have indeed made VUSAP the right choice for me.”

- Shantanu Navandar, Second year student


“The last two years at Vishwakarma University have been an enriching experience. We at VU, have a balanced curriculum with hands-on activities. Lots of work, loads of fun & so much exposure, this indeed makes VU unique!”

- Gaurav Firodia, Second-year student


“I'm very glad that I chose Vishwakarma University for my bachelor’s. The faculty members give personal attention to every student and provide us with opportunities to interact with well-known architects. They take all the efforts to boost the creativity of every student.”

- Vedant Hure, Second-year student

  • As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions. These rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Vishwakarma University is conferred with the Emerging University of the Year award in Western India by ASSOCHAM in its 13th Higher Education Conclave 2020.


Our students were declared the runner-up in the MAHABAMBOO competition.


Our first-year student won the first prize in the sketching competition “LETSKETCH”


Our students participated in the 120 Hr competition in collaboration.


   Our student participated in a 57 Hr competition.

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Option 2 – Online 

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges application form fee.

  • 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics OR 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics as compulsory subject from any recognized Board / University.


  • A valid NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) score conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA) or JEE Mains Paper II score.


Intake: 40.

Programme Commencement Date: 1st September 2021.

As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2021.

  • Rs. 1,55,000/- Per academic year (annual fees). The fees will remain the same for all five academic years.
  • Hostel fees (if applicable) and Examination Form Fee will be charged separately.

Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in instalments.

Note: Postdated cheques (PDCs) are to be submitted for Installment II and III at the time of provisional admission along with payment of Installment I.


Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email (accounts.university@vupune.ac.in) or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.

Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.

Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

Contact Numbers: +91 90670 022 23 / 24 / 25 / 26

Email: admissions@vupune.ac.in | connect@vupune.ac.in

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