School of Architecture - Admissions
School of Architecture - Admissions

The B. Arch degree programme is of the duration of 5 academic years / 10 semesters inclusive of one semester of professional training.
The five year B. Arch degree programme is conducted in two stages. a. The first stage of the programme is the first 3 academic years or 6 semesters of institutional academic studies. b. The second stage of the programme will be of 2 academic years/ 4 semesters including one semester of professional training during seventh semester.
A student is normally expected to complete the B. Arch. degree programme in 10 semesters but in any case in not more than 14 consecutive semesters from the time of commencement of the programme.
Registration of candidates under the Architects Act, 1972, which is a mandatory requirement for the practice of Architectural profession and teaching, is possible only after successful completion of both the stages.



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Chettinad School of Architecture 
B. Arch Program Structure 
Sr. No. Subject
Semester – 1 
1 History Of
Architecture & Human Settlements – I
2 Theory of
Architectural Design – I
3 Applied Mathematics
for Architects 
4 Building
Construction and Materials – I
6 Visual
Representation – I
7 Fundamentals of
Architectural Design – I
8 Communicative
English
9 Guided Study Tour
and/or Documentation
10 Attendance 
Semester – 2
1 History Of
Architecture & Human Settlements – II
2 Climatology 
3 Introduction to
Mechanics of Structure 
4 Building
Construction and Materials – II
6 Advanced Visual
Representation – II
7 Fundamentals of
Architectural Design – II
8 Design
Communication
9 Guided Study Tour
and/or Documentation
10 Attendance 
Semester -3
1 History Of
Architecture & Human Settlements – III
2 Land Forms
Surveying & Analysis 
3 Structural
Mechanics – I
4 Building
Construction and Materials – III
6 Model Making
Workshop
7 Architectural
Design Studio – III
8 Computer Studio –
I
9 Guided Study Tour
and/or Documentation
10 Attendance 
Semester – 4
1 History Of
Architecture & Human Settlements – IV
2 Building Services –
I – Lighting Ventilation & Acoustics 
3 Structural
Mechanics – II
4 Building
Construction and Materials – III
5 Contemporary
Processes in Architecture – I
6 Architectural
Design Studio – IV
7 Computer Studio –
II
8 Guided Study Tour
and/or Documentation
9 Attendance 
Semester – 5
1 History Of
Architecture & Human Settlements – V
2 Building Services –
II – Water Supply and Sanitation 
3 Structural
Mechanics – III
4 Building
Construction and Materials – III
5 Contemporary
Processes in Architecture – II
6 Architectural
Design Studio – V
7 Advanced Computer
Studio – II
8 Guided Study Tour
and/or Documentation
9 Attendance 
Semester – 6
1 Environmental
Sciences
2 Building Services –
III – Electrical, HVAC, Fire Safety and BMS
3 Structural
Mechanics – IV
4 Building
Construction and Materials – III
5 Contemporary
Processes in Architecture – II
6 Architectural
Design Studio – VI
7 Law &
Intellectual Property Rights for Architects  
8 Guided Study Tour
and/or Documentation
9 Attendance 
Semester – 7
1 Estimation, Costing
& Specifications
2 Energy Efficient
Architecture
3 Interior Design /
Landscape Design 
4 Detailed Working
Drawings 
5 Architectural
Design Studio – VII
6 Professional
Practice and

Ethics
7 Guided Study Tour
and/or Documentation
8 Attendance 
Semester – 8
1 Practical
Training 
Semester – 9
1 Urban
Design 
2 Disaster Resilient
Buildings
3 Human
Settlements

Planning
4 Architectural
Conservation / Architectural Journalism 
5 Advanced
Architectural Design Studio
6 Building Economics
for Architects 
7 Foreign Language

(French/ German/Mandarin)
8 Attendance 
Semester – 10
1 Architectural
Thesis 
2 Entrepreneurship
for Architects 
3 Attendance 

 

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

  • Architecture as a profession is to influence bother
    disciplines that are vital for human existence and has the power to uplift the quality of living in today’s
    world.
  • Architecture finds a balance between art and
    technology and enables the architect to both be a sensuous artist and a sensible technocrat built-in
    one.
  • Sensitive architecture transcends the boundary of mere
    aesthetics and plays a vital role in addressing climate change, infrastructure, city building, public
    health, safety, security and even social inclusion. Thus to groom, the future architects have a crucial role
    in mitigating societal troubles and will hold a critical emplacement in nation-building.

Eligible candidates for this course should fulfil the following criteria:

Passed the 10+2 examination with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and a total aggregate of 50% (or) Passed the 10+3 diploma examination (with Mathematics as compulsory subject) with at least 50% marks as aggregate.

A pass in NATA/JEE 2 examination
Main Paper II – Arch & Planning
Chettinad Entrance Aptitude Test (C.E.A.T.) score
Personal interview assessment

FEES

Course Tuition Fees per annum NRI Tuition Fees per annum
B.Arch Rs.4.00,000/-

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

We understand that fees and financial assistance are important considerations when choosing where to study. Chettinad School of Architecture is committed to providing talented students the opportunity to study in our institute. The following section aims to provide you with a summary of the fees and the financial assistance available to prospective students.

AGGREGATE (10+2,
NATA, C.E.A.T, Personal Interview)
SCHOLARSHIP FEE STRUCTURE
(Rs per annum)
Above 91% 100% Scholarship (top 5 students)
76% to 90% 75% Scholarship 1,00,000/
61% to 75% 50% Scholarship 2,00,000/
51% to 60% 25% Scholarship 3,00,000/

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