The profession of architecture includes designing buildings, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments. It may also include design or selection of furnishings, supervision of construction work, and also the examination, restoration, or remodelling of existing buildings.
Architects design buildings and other structures according to client specifications, taking into consideration issues such as the location and topography of the building site, surrounding structural styles and the intended use of the planned structure. In addition to the building design, architects may prepare estimates of time, material and labour costs, as well as coordinate construction of the project through oversight of bidding, permitting and construction.
Basically, an Architect provides professional guidance with respect to the execution of construction projects. But his role goes beyond this. He indulges in client discussions, preparation of the blueprint, budget decisions engineering, supervision, final execution, studying the environmental impact of a certain project and undertaking tasks such as site selection and materials supervision.
Students who pursue a degree in architectural studies are creative, analytical and proficient at using computer software.
TYPES OF ARCHITECTURE COURSES
Doctoral Degree Courses
Under graduate Level
Post graduate Level
Top architecture entrance exams conducted at National Level
Top architecture entrance exams conducted at State level
The career opportunities for architects are very high due to the boom within the construction and designing fields. They are demanded in various government and private organizations. Jobs available in government organizations are public works Department, the Archaeological Department, Ministry of Defense, National Building Organization, Town and Country Planning Organization, National Institute of Urban Affairs, Departments of Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Public Sector Undertakings, Housing and urban Development Corporation, National Building Construction Corporation Ltd., etc. While other organizations or bodies like State Departments, Housing Boards, Local Bodies for construction works, Builders, Architecture Firms, Consultants, etc. also hire architects.
As an architect, you will earn a starting salary about Rs. 4 Lac to Rs. 5 Lacs per annum. The salary will increase along with your experience in this field. Candidates having a work experience of over 5 years can get salary in between Rs. 8 Lac to Rs. 10 Lacs per year. The salary is high in the private sector as compared to the government sector. The salary also depends upon your job profile, company, location & work experience.
|Master of Architecture||2 Years||More Detail|
|Master in City and Technology [MaCT]||2 Years||More Detail|
|MASTER OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (MLA)||2 Years||More Detail|
|International Master of Interior Architectural Design||2 Years||More Detail|
|Master of Urban and Regional Planning||2 Years||More Detail|
|Master of Technology in Building Energy Performance||2 Years||More Detail|
|Master of Technology in Construction Engineering & Management||2 Years||More Detail|
|Master of Architecture in Architectural Conservation||2 Years||More Detail|