Chandigarh University - [CU], Chandigarh - Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]

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Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]

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Duration5 Years
Course typeDegree
PlaceOn Campus
Type of courseGraduation

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    Course Details

    Chandigarh University offers a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree as an undergraduate course which is approved by the Council of Architecture, Government of India. It is a full-time regular course with a duration of five years. The curriculum of the course spans over ten semesters. The minimum criteria to apply for B.Arch course at Chandigarh University is that the candidate must have passed Senior Secondary (10+2) examination from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate or any other equivalent qualification. 

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    Latest Updates: 

    • Chandigarh University has launched Chandigarh University-Common Entrance Test (CUCET), a National Level Entrance Cum Scholarship Test. CUCET was launched by Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Honorable Minister of Education on January 22, 2021. The exam is compulsory for admission to various UG and PG courses in engineering and management. The students from other programs and courses can appear for CUCET to avail admission and merit-based scholarship on the basis of the score in the exam. 
    • CUCET would be conducted in two phases-December to May and June to October. The registrations for CUCET-I have started on December 14, 2020. The last date for registration for CUCET-I is May 29, 2021. 

    Chandigarh University B.Arch Admission Dates 2021

    Event Date
    CUCET Phase I December 14, 2020
    CUCET Application Date January 22, 2021
    CUCET Last date for registration May 29, 2021
    Result declaration To be notified
    Display of merit/ cut off list To be notified
    Commencement of new session To be notified
    • For the selection process, the candidates would be selected on the basis of merit/ score in JEE Mains Paper 2 or National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) or CUCET. 

    Chandigarh University B.Arch Eligibility Criteria

    The candidates applying for admission to the B.Arch course at Chandigarh University must have the following educational qualification obtained from any of the recognized boards or institution:

    • The candidate must have passed Class XII (10+2) with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
    • Candidates who have passed the 10+3 Diploma examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate are also eligible for admission to the course.
    • Apart from the educational qualification (10+2/ Diploma), the candidate must have obtained at least 40% pass marks in each subject of the JEE Mains Part 2 or must have qualified NATA. 
    • Age Criteria: According to Chandigarh University norms, there is no age bar for admission to the B.Arch course. 

    The selection of the candidates applying for the B.Arch course is based on the score/ merit in any one of the following examinations:

    • JEE Mains Paper 2
    • National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)
    • Chandigarh University-Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 

    Chandigarh University B.Arch Admission Guidelines

    For admission to the Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) course at Chandigarh University, every candidate needs to satisfy the academic eligibility criteria and must qualify the selection criterion laid by the university. 

    Admission to the program shall be made on the basis of the entrance exams specified by the University. The mode of application to the course is both Online and Offline. 

    • To apply online download the Admission Form from the official website. 
    • Fill the form carefully mentioning all the academic and personal details.
    • Submit the admission form at Chandigarh University Campus and obtain the prospectus on payment of INR 1000. 
    • To apply offline visit the official website of Chandigarh University. 
    • Click on the link ‘Apply Online’. 
    • Register for admission with a valid E-mail ID. 
    • After successful registration, Login ID and password will be generated.
    • Login and pay the application fees of Rs. 1000 online through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI.
    • Fill the application form available on the website carefully by going through all the instructions and after checking the eligibility criteria.
    • The candidate needs to fill in the details of the qualifying marks, reservation, board, etc. 
    • Submit the form.

    Documents required in original at the time of Admission

    The candidates need to bring the following documents in original as well as Xerox copies of the same at the office:

    • Class 12th mark sheet and passing certificate
    • Class 10th mark sheet and passing certificate
    • Date of Birth Proof
    • Transfer Certificate
    • Migration Certificate
    • ID Proof (Aadhaar Card/ Voter‘s Identity Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License)
    • Valid Caste certificate, sub-category certificate, if applicable 
    • Sports/ ECA certificates, if applicable
    • Passport size photographs of the candidate

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    Chandigarh University B.Arch Course Details

    Chandigarh University offers a full-time five-year B.Arch degree that involves a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge to learn the art of planning, designing, and constructing physical structures of various kinds. 

    • The curriculum of the course is divided into 10 semesters and the syllabus covers all the facets of Architecture comprising innovative design practices and technologies. 
    • The course involves a thorough foundation in architecture integrating critical thinking, design, technology, building construction, building services sustainability, and social responsibility. The medium of instruction and examination will be English.

    Course Subjects for B.Arch

    The various subjects that are offered to the students in various semesters are tabulated below:

    1st Year

    Semester I Semester II
    Architectural Design - I Architectural Design - II
    Building material & Construction - I Building material & Construction - II
    Architectural Drawing -I Architectural Drawing -II
    Visual Arts, Graphics I Computer Graphic Skills-I
    Architectural Communication Theory of Structures
    Structures System History of Architecture-II
    History of Architecture - I Building Technology and Services-II (Plumbing, Sewerage & SWM)
    Workshop - I Workshop - II
    Life skill development and Mentoring-1 Life skill development and Mentoring-2
    MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)1 MOOC 2

    2nd Year

    Semester III Semester IV
    Architectural Design - III Architectural Design - IV
    Building material & Construction - III Building material & Construction - IV
    Computer Graphic Skills-II Computer Graphic Skills-III
    Building Technology and Services -III (Electrical, Lighting & Mechanical Circulation) Building Technology and Services-IV (Acoustics, HVAC & Fire Services)
    Structure Design - I Structure Design - II
    History of Architecture III History of Architecture IV
    Climatology Surveying and Leveling
    Life skill development and Mentoring-3 Life skill development and Mentoring-4
    Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Entrepreneurship
    MOOC 3 MOOC 4

    3rd Year

    Semester V Semester VI
    Architectural Design - V Architectural Design - VI
    Building Construction - V Building Construction - VI
    Documentation Town Planning
    Specifications Estimating and Costing Urban Design
    Structure Design - III Housing
    History of Architecture V Contemporary Architecture
    Landscape in Architecture Open Elective-I
    MOOC 5 MOOC 6

    4th Year

    Semester VII Semester VIII
    Architectural Design - VII






    Professional Training
    Building Construction - VII
    Architectural Legislation
    Hill Architecture/ Vernacular Architecture
    Green Buildings and Rating Systems/ Interior Design
    IBMS/ Disaster Management
    Open Elective - II
    MOOC 7

    FIFTH Year

    Semester IX Semester X
    Architectural Design - VIII Architectural Design -IX (Thesis Project)
    Building Construction - VIII Professional Practice and Valuation
    Research methodology Construction Management
    Sustainable Cities and Communities/ Furniture Design



    MOOC 9
    Low cost construction techniques/ Architectural Conservation
    High Rise Buildings/ Advanced Building Structure Design and systems
    MOOC 8

    Assessment and Evaluation

    The course involves both theoretical and practical assessment. The assessment for each course that a student undergoes is done in two ways- 

    • Internal Assessment (written tests/ seminars/ viva voce)
    • Semester-End Examination

    Chandigarh University B.Arch FAQs 

    Ques. How are the Chandigarh University B.Arch placements?

    Ans. The students from B.Arch in Chandigarh University are placed in some of the top organizations. Also, they are provided professional training in top organizations to help them in their field. 

    Ques. What are the various organizations or architectural firms where the Chandigarh University B.Arch students are provided professional training?

    Ans. University Institute of Architecture, Chandigarh University provides its students with professional training in some of the top firms such as Design and Development, Guwahati; Arcop, Ahmedabad; K&M Archplans, Kenya; Manchanda Associates; Design Core, Surat; Prakriti Architects & Interiors, Calicut and many others. 

    Ques. What is the semester-exchange program for Chandigarh University B.Arch students?

    Ans. Chandigarh University Institute of Architecture offers its students an opportunity to study one semester in top renowned international universities in 50+ countries. University Institute of Architecture has extensive alliances with various top universities such as the University of Florence, Italy; the University of Illinois at Chicago; Business and Design, Germany, etc. 

    Ques. Is there a Chandigarh University B.Arch program available in distance-mode?

    Ans. No, Chandigarh University does not offer B.Arch course in distance mode or part-time. According to the Council of Architecture, Government of India norms, the B.Arch course cannot be pursued from distance-mode. 

    Ques. Is it compulsory for the students to clear the CUCET for admission to the Chandigarh University B.Arch course?

    Ans. No, it is not compulsory to clear CUCET for B.Arch students. The students with Valid JEE Mains score or NATA qualified students are eligible for admission to the course. However, to avail of the merit scholarship offered by the university, the candidate must appear for CUCET. 

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    Anonymous
    I want to do Msc.forencic science is there any intrance exam for that?
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    Apurva Tamhane

    Hello Anshika

    The Chandigarh University conducts an entrance exam for M.Sc. Forensic Science admissions. To know more details about the admissions, Check this page and search for “Chandigarh University PG Admission 2020”.

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    BCA placement offer percentage?

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    Apurva Tamhane

    Hey Sujit

    BCA placements are near to 100%. 

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    Anonymous
    i want to do b.sc. animation,vfx,gaming , is there any enterance exam for that ?
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    Manika Gupta

    Hi Anmol, Admissions in B.Sc. in Animation, VFX and Gaming are made on the basis of the entrance exam CUCET conducted by the University and the the performance in the last qualifying examination.

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    Anonymous
    I want to know that in your University B.P.ed course available or not..and what is the fee structure
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    Apurva Tamhane

    Hi Anshul,

    B.P.Ed course is available at Chandigarh University. Admission to the course is administered through the CUCET exam. The course is for 2 years. The tuition fees for each year is INR 50,000. While this is the tuition fee, there could be other incidental expenses occurring during the duration of the course.

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    I need a course fee structure for Distance MBA in Operational Management. Some please
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    Anonymous
    Hi Rajendra, annual fees for this course is INR 26,900 (approx).
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    Anonymous
    What is the procedure for taking admission in Ph.D. in computer applications?
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    Anonymous

    Hi Prasanjeet, admission to this course will be based on marks scored in CU-Ph.D entrance exam or GPAT/UGC-NET/CSIR score. You can check the Admission Procedure in detail from here.

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    Anonymous
    Now the fee for petroleum engineering at Chandigarh University is 30,000 per semester (60,000 per annum) and I do not think so that any other university of collage offers this much economical fee structure. By keeping low fees with a high quality of education and research facilities Chandigarh University believes that nation can be grown by the encouragement of the youngest in higher
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    Anonymous
    Hi Omprakash, thank you for the feedback!
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    I want to take admition in B.A (Punjabi). Any possibility ?
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    Hi Satnam, the university does not provides this discipline under BA course.
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    Anonymous
    I have competed B.Tech EEE so can I apply for the M.Sc. Data science
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    Hi Vignesh, yes, you are eligible to apply for admission in this course. Final selection will rely on your performance in CUCET.
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    Do i have to give any exam for gettting in MA clinical psychology?
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    Hi Sanjana, yes, admission to all the PG courses will be done on the basis of score in CUCET.
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    admission criteria for llm. n last date also for admission in llm
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    Hi Prakriti, admission to this course will be done on the basis of candidate's score in CUCET. Last date to apply for the same is April 23, 2020 (tentatively).
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    Is b.tech. CIVIL engineer eligible for m.sc. physics?
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    Hi Ramesh, yes, you can apply for this course if you had Physics as one of the compulsory subjects in graduation along with 50% aggregate.
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    I want to do nutrition and dietetics.is there any entrance exam for that
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    Hi Varun, yes, admission to this course is done on the basis of marks obtained in CUCET.
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    I have done Bsc Home Science will I be eligible for Ma psychology?
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    Hi Harbin, if you have studied Psychology as a subject in graduation, then only you can apply for this course.
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    Can foreign students can apply online directly.
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    Anonymous

    Hi Tshering, yes, foreign students can apply online for admission in this university from here: CU International Students Admission Form

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    Is there Msc Microbiology course?
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    Hi Sujita, no, this course is not available in the university.
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    Do i have to give entrance exam for getting admission in mtech or it is marit based
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    Hi Amit, admission to this course is done on the basis of marks obtained in GATE/CUCET (Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test).
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    Is the BE with computers and engineering course mentioned in ur list in same as btech with comp science??? And what is the procedure for admission i i i am a 10 2 student with pcm and computer
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    Hi Divyansh, admission to this course will be done either on the basis of score in CUCET conducted by the university or in JEE Main. Moreover, you can apply for this course provided you have scored at least 55% in intermediate from a recognized board.
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    Do I have to give any entrance exam for getting admission in BA LLB program Or it is Merit based?
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    Hi Sneha, admission to this course is done on the basis of marks scored in qualifying degree i.e. intermediate. No entrance exam is conducted for the same.
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    is it biotechnology course available ...
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