The complexity of modern buildings calls for the effective combination of skill and talent in the best interests of Architecture & Environment. The Department of Architecture offers a comprehensive curriculum in a modern field that encompasses City Planning includes environmental consideration for both urban and sub-urban settings. Studies in Architecture are related to design and construction of houses and other building types keeping in view the appearance, comfort, usability, optimization between expenditure and facilities and environmental friendliness.
The Department of Architecture offers a full-time five-year course leading to the degree of “Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)”. The syllabus of the subjects is designed in such a way to acquaint the students with basic planning, aesthetics, design and drawing of plans and specifications of various buildings. At the same time, some subjects concerning the basic Architectural design including Computer Aided Design (CAD) and socio-economic design are also included in the curriculum. Teachings through lectures in the class rooms are adequately supported by studios and laboratory work. Thus, the number of laboratories have been established in the department, which include; Model Making, Computer Graphics, Photographics, Surveying and Environment and Materials Lab. A seminar hall and seminar Library have also been established to conduct the seminars and reference facilities in the department. In addition, frequent field visits are organized for the students to keep them abreast with the latest design and architectural practices in the country.
During the 5th and Final Year the students are also given a project/dissertation mostly for a building, in which they are expected to prepare designs, drawings and a project report. The degree of B.Arch. is awarded to the students after they have fulfilled all the requirements for the degree including passing of all examinations and tests for the practical work.