UG Admissions 2023: Top architecture colleges in India as per NIRF rankings

BArch Admissions 2023: Take a look at top architecture colleges in India offering BArch programmes. Know eligibility criteria.

Top architecture colleges in India (Image: Wikimedia Commons)Top architecture colleges in India (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Vagisha Kaushik | April 14, 2023 | 06:30 PM IST

NEW DELHI: With Class 12 board exams getting over, students must be looking forward to higher education and deciding on what courses and colleges to step into. While many students opt for engineering and medical lines as their careers, architecture is a good option for those interested in construction field.

Two entrance exams conducted for admission to architecture programmes are Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA).

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The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the JEE Main 2023 session 2 paper 2 for BArch on April 11. Results will be announced soon. After announcement of results, students will be able to apply for architecture programmes through counselling. Whereas, NATA 2023 will be conducted on May 28 and July 9.

UG Admissions 2023: Top architecture colleges as per NIRF

The top architecture colleges in India as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) are given below:

Institute

Rank

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

1

National Institute of Technology, Calicut

2

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

3

School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi

4

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

5

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

6

School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada

7

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

8

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

9

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal

10

S.R.M. Institute of Science and Technology

11

Lovely Professional University

12

Aligarh Muslim University

13

College of Engineering, Trivandrum

14

Manipal School of Architecture and Planning, Mahe

15

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

16

M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology

17

BMS College of Arhitecture

18

Chandigarh University

19

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology

20

Nirma University

21

Chitkara University

22

Thiagarajar College of Engineering

23

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

24

Birla Institute of Technology

25

National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur

26

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS)

27

Dr. M. G. R. Educational and Research Institute

28

Anna University

29

National Institute of Technology, Patna

30

Eligibility criteria, admission process

While the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) offer admission to architecture programmes through JEE Advanced, the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) offer admission to BArch courses through JEE Main exam.

Students must have studied physics, mathematics, and chemistry in Class 12 in order to be eligible to apply for admission to BArch programmes.

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