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Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.)

Course Overview

Architecture is characterized by a symbiosis between creativity and technology. The vibrant, dynamic and all-encompassing nature of Architecture and other arts implies that the teaching-learning process in this area is very different from other domains of education. There are multidisciplinary challenges which influence architecture like Art, Technology, Environment, Society, Aesthetics and many more. Architecture is always dynamic. Hence the B.Arch. Program should be designed keeping in view the current situation and possible future developments at global level. The Scheme of instructions and curriculum should be designed to meet the standards by eminent architects, well qualified academicians with different specializations. The architecture course intends to teach students the conceptualization of designs, socio-economic influence and need of the hour skills. The program aims to improve student’s aesthetic judgments and facilitate with exposure to a wide range of techniques and offers wide range of learning methods. The students choosing B.Arch. program will enjoy their learning, update themselves in the required skills. The student-centered teaching learning ambience, hands-on experience helps to develop their personality to become successful professionals.

The program is under CBCS and CAGP system where students will have the opportunity to choose the subjects of their interest from wide era of subjects as soft core study and open elective. The personal and professional interests in architecture are matched by our faculty discipline-leading research, providing manifestation of contemporary issues throughout the degree. Our well qualified, experienced and committed faculty will guide, monitor progress and make architecture study interesting and fruitful. Exciting opportunities will be available for students to expand studio experience, participate in design and build projects and leverage the knowledge and skills of proficient teachers. The facilities for curricular and co-curricular activities in REVA with dedicated supportive faculty provide conducive ambiance for learning. The team of faculty members continually upgrade their knowledge base and course delivery techniques through Faculty development programs and by publishing and presenting their research at National and International conferences.

Architects must also be aware of the social context in which their designs are created, interpreted and understood. Teaching to students at REVA is not limited to architectural practice, instead induces to be responsive and adaptive thinkers who can produce designs that meet clients’ needs as well as cater to larger environmental concerns. The university fully understands that engagement with these professionally relevant aspects of the architectural profession is what will make our graduates highly sought-after and our alumni, industry leaders. The program aims to develop the students’ aesthetic judgments and facilitate them with exposure to a wide range of techniques and tools, while offering an extensive range of learning methods. Workshops, participation in competition designs, certification programs for enhanced learning, research through documentation and study trips are some of them. We believe that our students will find success in their career and will unfailingly exceed expectations in the real world.

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The programme educational objectives of the School of Architecture of REVA University is to prepare graduates:

  • PEO 1: Demonstrate as successful professional architect with moral, ethical values and innovative ideas
  • PEO 2: Serve as a leader through consultancy, extension activities and adopt lifelong learning philosophy for continuous improvement
  • PEO 3: Acquire higher degrees to lead in education, research and specialized professional service

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)
  • Assimilate the fundamental knowledge of history, culture, technical and legal aspects to address environmental and social needs
  • Apply perceptive, aesthetic and creative abilities to design innovative solutions in the global context
  • Identify and formulate a design problem by applying analytical reasoning and critical thinking
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver a project using contemporary techniques and tools
  • Demonstrate effective visual, written and verbal communication skills
  • Perform all professional responsibilities independently and as a team member with leadership skills and ethical values
  • Develop an aptitude towards research and critical evaluation
  • Develop the ability to choose appropriate online programmes and participate in conferences and seminars to be a life-long learner

After successful completion of the programme, the graduates shall be able to

  • PSO1 - Assimilate the knowledge of Socio cultural, technical, environmental and legal aspects relevant to the design of human habitat
  • PSO2 - Analyse and design sustainable solutions for the built and unbuilt environment
  • PSO3 - Demonstrate the ability to use contemporary tools and techniques to solve real life problems

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Architects have varied opportunities to carry out their carrier. After completion of the course, they may proceed with private consultancy on their own, or may be freelance architect with assignments from private & public enterprises. As an academician or Employment in Public and Private sector or non-Government organizations, Archaeology, Transportation sectors like Railways, Airports, National Institute of Urban Affairs, Director of Urban Land transport.

The other Nontraditional Carrier options are Architectural Journalist, Architectural Historian, Architectural Photographer, Architectural renderer /visualizer, Architectural Documentation, Project manager, Design Auditor, Conservator, Corporate architect, Exhibition Designer, Facilities Manager, Furniture Designer, Graphic Designer, Housing Rehabilation Specialist, Interior Designer, Product Designer, Lighting Designer, Property assessor and valuer, Researcher, Set Designer, Administrative Services. This way architects have an opportunity to serve the society in various ways with different options both in traditional and nontraditional way.

Government Departments



Architectural consultancy firms

Architecture Firms

Construction companies


Housing and Urban Development Corporation

Ministry of Defence

National Building Construction Corporation Ltd

National Building Organization

National Institute of Urban Affairs

Public Sector Undertakings

Town and Country Planning

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria


Pass in PUC/10+2 / Pre-University Course or equivalent with NATA or JEE  part II.
10+2,Diploma with Mathematics.
International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling with PCM. Student should have passed the National Aptitude Test in Architecture [NATA] conducted by Council of Architecture. For details like downloading the " NATA brouchure, Syllabus, Exam details can be referred in website  www.nata.in , www.coa.gov.in
JEE part II is considered equivalent to NATA.
Course Duration: 10 Semesters (5 Years)


How to Apply?


Rukmini Knowledge Park, Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560064, Karnataka

+91-90211 90211 +91-80-4696 6966

Application Fee

Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.)

Indian / SAARC Nationals 1000
NRI Fee 2000
Foreign Nationals 50