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B Architecture Course at REVA University
B. Arch.Bachelor of Architecture

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. The program must 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 required skill. The student-centered teaching learning ambience, hands-on experience helps to develop their personality to become successful professionals.

The program is to be under CBCS and CAGP system where students will have 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 will not be 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.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The architectural graduates from REVA University after 5 years of completion of the program will:

  • 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, profession and research.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program the student will be able to

  • 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.
  • Assimilate knowledge of history, culture, technical and legal aspects to address environmental and social needs.
  • 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, participate in conferences and seminars to be a life-long learner.

Course Curriculum

First Year

Semester I
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1 Basic Designand Visual Art
2 Structural systems and Building construction-I
3 Architectural Representation-I
4 History of Architecture - I
5 Environmental Studies
6 Technical English I
Semester II
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1 Architectural Design I
2 Structural systems and Building construction-II
3 Architectural Representation-II
4 History of Architecture II
5 Model Making
6 Technical English II
7 Constitution of India

Second Year

Semester III
Sr. No Course Title
1 Architectural Design - II
2 Structural systems and building construction-III
3 Music/Dance/Theatre /Yoga /Sports
4 Building Services-I
5 History of Architecture- III -Hindu and Buddhist Architecture
6 Site survey and planning
7 Computer applications in Architectural design -I
Semester IV
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1 Architectural Design - III
2 Structural systems and building construction-IV
3 Climatology
4 Building Services -II
5 Housing
6 History of Architecture –IV Islamic Architecture
7 Computer applications in Architectural design -II

Third Year

Semester V
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1 Architectural Design - IV
2 Structural systems and building construction-V
3 Energy efficient Design
4 Building services III
5 Theory of Architecture
6 History of Architecture IV-Contemporary Period
7 Entrepreneurship development
Semester VI
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1 Architectural Design - V
2 Structural systems and building construction-VI
3 Estimation and Costing
4 Building Services-IV
5 Architectural research writing
6 Urban Planning
7 Advanced Software/Parametric modeling/Building Automation

Fourth Year

Semester VII
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1 Architectural Design - VI
2 Working Drawings
3 Professional Practice
4 Interior Design
5 Vernacular Architecture
6 Sustainable Architecture
7 Open Electives : (Click here)
Semester VIII
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1 Practical Training
2 Certification course

Fifth Year

Semester IX
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1 Architectural Design - VII
2 Pre-Thesis
3 Professional elective : (Click here)
4 Professional elective : (Click here)
5 Professional elective : (Click here)
6 Soft Skills
Semester X
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1 Thesis
2 Architectural Journalism
3 Disaster Mitigation and Management
4 Project Management


Career Opportunities

Graduates in Architecture have excellent opportunities to start their own architectural consultancy firms. They may work as designers in construction companies, Government Departments, such as Public Works Department, Archaeology, Railways, Ministry of Defence, National Building Organization, Town and Country Planning, National Institute of Urban Affairs, Public Sector Undertakings, Housing and Urban Development Corporation, National Building Construction Corporation Ltd., etc. Other organizations / bodies like State Departments, Housing Boards, Local Bodies for construction works, Builders, Architecture Firms, Consultants, etc. also hire architects. International market particularly the USA, Dubai, Australia offer attractive career for architecture professionals.

Student Work

Campus Planning - Sixth semester Studio -

This studio seeks to explore contour planning,climate responsive and environmental aspects for designing a medium sized engineering campus in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. highlighting on the response to ecological factors, vehicular and pedestrian movement and scope for future expansion. As campus life is a unique place for experiencing their journey to adulthood in terms of social interaction from private to public activities. The design ideology were to acquire knowledge on building and space character, spatial organization and circulation, space requirement analysis, material and color analysis, site analysis, and analysis of inner space elements and outer space elements.



Pass in PUC/10+2 / Pre-University Course or equivalent with minimum 50% in PCM scores and also 50% marks in aggregate.


10+2,Diploma with Mathematics having minimum 50% aggregate marks.


International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling with PCM &having not less than 50% of marks in aggregate .

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 ,

JEE part 2 is considered equivalent to NATA.

Course Duration: 10 Semesters (5 Years)

Important Dates

Application Round Opening Date of Application Closing Date of Application
Application Round 11th June 2019 21st June 2019



How to Apply?

Contact for Admissions
Office of Admissions,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
+91 95388 74444
Application Fee
Course Application Fee
Indian / SAARC Nationals
Foreign Nationals
B. Arch. 1000 2000 50
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