Architecture Courses, Eligibility, Syllabus, Scope, Career, Job and Salary

by College Disha Top Courses in India 2019 - After 10th/12th

Architecture courses design apartments, office towers, institutions and churches. They are very talented. Architects are the magicians behind the magic of artistic and beautifully designed buildings. During the Architecture course, students learn how to plan, design, and construct buildings or any other structures. After completing 12th, aspirants go for bachelor courses in architecture. It gives a better career opportunity to the fresh graduates. The duration of the bachelor course is five years. The career in architecture field is not only well paying but also gets the creative juices flowing. One demands to keep the requirements the client or target audience in mind and in the process shape each idea according to their needs and requirements.   

Different Types of Architecture Courses:

Name of the Course

Type of Course


Diploma in Architecture

Diploma/ Certificate

1 year

Diploma in Architecture Engineering

Engineering Diploma

3 years

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

Undergraduate Degree

5 years

Masters of Architecture (M.Arch)

Post-graduate Degree

2 years

PhD in Architecture

Doctoral Degree

2 years

Eligibility Criteria

For UG Courses:-

  • one must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) with science subjects such as biology, maths and chemistry. The bachelor’s degree is usually five years long inclusive of 1 year (2 semesters) of internship in the 5th year of the course.

For PG Courses:-

  • If any candidate is interested in further studies, then one can apply for Master of Architecture (M. Arch). After completing B. Arch candidates are eligible for this course.  It is a 2 years long course. They can also specialize in a particular field. Some of the popular specializations such as Lighting, Green building, Construction management, Fire protection engineering, Building transportation systems, Acoustics design and construction are also available apart from many others.


After completing graduation and post-graduation, several types of job opportunity are available for fresh graduates. They can work with construction companies wherein they are asked to serve as a designer. Some architects even work independently and earn their livelihood through consultancy fees which entirely depends upon the talents and profile as well as work experience.

There are also several jobs available in the Public sector which will include departments such as

  • National Institute of Urban Affairs,

  • Public Works Department,

  • Housing and Urban Development Corporation,

  • Ministry of Defense,

  • National Building Organization,

  • Archaeological Department,

  • Town and Country Planning Organization,

  • Departments of Railways,

  • Post and Telegraphs,

  • Public Sector Undertakings,

  • National Building Construction Corporation Ltd. and many more.

Different Profiles:

  • Architect

  • Architecture Designer

  • Architecture Engineer

  • Interior Designer


In the architecture field, graduates are served handsome salary package. But it also depends on the colleges from which you have pursued architecture course. Those students who are graduate from IITs get the best packages i.e. up to Rs. 18 lakh per annum. However, fresh architecture graduates can expect their starting salary to vary from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh depending on your academic performance and college of graduation.

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