About Diploma in Architecture


With the growth of sustainable infrastructure and the need for new and innovative architectural structures all around the world, architects play the most pivotal role in laying out, planning and structuring of these architectural projects. Parul University offers a five-year bachelor's degree program in architecture which develops the students' understanding of the various structural elements in building along with the practical skills related to the industry. The students who pursue this program are actively engaged in the drawing, mapping, and illustration of blueprints which are utilized for the purpose of building various 3-dimensional structures. The Bachelor of Architecture is a Professional Program that offers an academic journey that combines courses from Arts and Sciences. It is a unique field that is creative, yet technical. It inculcates virtues like persistence, team-work, and patience; skills like imagining, visualizing, designing, drawing, model-making, working on architectural software, public speaking, client dealing, managing, supervising, etc. The scope of Architects has evolved much beyond providing shelter to people. Architects now indulge in projects of varying scales across sectors, plunge into multidisciplinary and collaborative practices, and intervene for various causes, socio-cultural responsibilities, image-making, and branding upgrading the urban poor, planning livable settlements, conserving heritage, infrastructure planning, town planning, sustainability, climate change, and so on. Thus, Architecture, as a profession, provides an extremely fulfilling career that provides a job satisfaction of having contributed in the developmental activities of a country, along with tremendous earning opportunities. The Faculty of architecture is equipped with state of the art facilities for research and development which go on to allow students to explore new avenues and innovate new techniques in the field of architecture. The program goes on to shape the students in the preparation of their career path through engagements in real-time projects along with interpersonal skill development.

 

 

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Diploma in ArchitectureProgram Outcomes


Why Study Diploma in Architecture

The field of architecture involves both art and science while building physical structures thus providing students with full exposure to logic and creativity. Infrastructure stands as one of the most basic essential needs for the well-being and the proper functioning of humanity, therefore the program guarantees students an active engagement and involvement in the field. It is technical, thus guarantees individuals of the highest form of career freedom and liberty.
Digital Architecture

Digital Architecture

An ability to apply comprehensive knowledge of digital technologies and concepts while designing practical structures.

Computer-Aided Architectural Design

An ability to use latest 2D & 3D CAD software in order to create architectural designs efficiently.

Computer-Aided Architectural Design
Architectural Design

Architectural Design

An ability to understand peculiar traits as well as utility of building materials, products, systems, drawings and documents of every project.

Urban Management

An ability to consider building codes, safety factors, health and life of individuals while designing any space.

Urban Management
Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

An ability to effectively manage construction projects with the effectiveness of an expert architect

Duration: 5 years (Semester System)


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Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

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Eligibility Criteria

For admission to B. Arch, the candidate shall have passed 12th in Science Stream with PCM ( Physics , Chemistry , Mathematics )from a recognized board.

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Mode of Admission

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Diploma in Architecture feesFees

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Diploma in Architecture

₹ 96,600/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

Diploma in Architecture Curriculum Laboratories


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Architecture Studio

As a way of developing the practical skills of the students, the Faculty of Architecture has a designated studio that serves the purpose of engaging students in a series of practical exercises.

Diploma in Architecture CurriculumActivities


National Symposium

Every year during AAKAR (the Annual Festival of our Institute), we organize a National Symposium incorporating Seminars and Lecture sessions of eminent subject experts, research scholars, academicians and practicing architects. Each year the symposium is based on a specific theme. Until today, we have conducted symposium on two themes, namely: 'Inheritance Imprints' and 'Ecologia Footprints' in 2013 & 2014 respectively. Every paper presented or lecture delivered in the symposium is compiled in the form of a Research Paper and published as a Research Journal: AURA (Architectural Unitary Research Articles).

National Symposium

Every year during AAKAR (the Annual Festival of our Institute), we organize a National Symposium incorporating Seminars and Lecture sessions of eminent subject experts, research scholars, academicians and practicing architects. Each year the symposium is based on a specific theme. Until today, we have conducted symposium on two themes, namely: 'Inheritance Imprints' and 'Ecologia Footprints' in 2013 & 2014 respectively. Every paper presented or lecture delivered in the symposium is compiled in the form of a Research Paper and published as a Research Journal: AURA (Architectural Unitary Research Articles).

Expert session by internationally known Ar.Christopher Charles Benninger

On account of the completion of course duration of the first batch at Parul Institute of Architecture & Research (PIAR), the institute had organized an expert session by internationally known Ar. Christopher Charles Benninger for its students who were on the verge of stepping out as professionals of the Architecture fraternity. The session was organised to enlighten the students & guide them towards the correct path. It was further made more fruitful with Book distribution of 'Letters to the Young Architect' authored by Christopher himself. All graduating students were fortunate enough to receive the autographed copy of the same book along with their own Thesis report. The professional Architects of the city, delegates of IIA (Indian institute of Architects) & IIID (Indian institute of interior designers) and members of academia from neighboring institute of Architecture got an opportunity to attend the lecture of Benninger sir on 'Architect in the City'.

Architecture, Fine Arts & Design Expo 2019

As a concluding mark to their academic journey, the budding architects, designers and fine arts students of Parul University, made an outstanding display of their artistic and innovative creativity during the recently held academic exhibition. With their cutting-edge thought process and their understanding of five years of education, the students of the faculties of architecture, fine arts and design showcased their final year projects. These were the pure results of hard work, commitment and dedication on the part of the student and their faculties. The students explored a diversified blend of projects, with themes covering the various aspects of political, environmental, psychological, cultural and the social elements. Exhibiting the essence of creativity and sensitivity towards public realm, the students had put up a display of some of the most innovative projects, with the highest form of social utility.

International Art & Sculpture Fest

A series of Workshops are conducted for the students with an intention to develop various skill sets required to evolve as an architect and to understand the principles of working with different materials such as clay, siforex, wood, bamboo, etc. and media such as pencil, colours, paints, charcoal, etc. The students are also given an exposure of various brainstorming sessions conducted by various External experts from the industry and profession, by virtue of which they would eventually evolve as good and sensible designers.

AAKAR

AAKAR is the Annual Festival of PIAR. Besides showcasing the academic & co-curricular activities of our students, AAKAR also provides opportunities to enhance the knowledge skill base of our students and teachers. In addition, it gives a chance to the students and teachers to celebrate the crossing over a milestone of their academic journey, through cultural programs & musical Informals. Every year AAKAR is based on a specific theme, based on which, all the sets on the campus and decorations are erected. The Symposium combines speeches by the Invitees on topics related to the theme of the Festival.

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