Are you an architecture education aspirant from Odisha? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best architecture colleges in Odisha.
Architecture is a very popular choice among Indian students. It is not uncommon to see 12th Science (PCM) pass students applying for B.Arch. admission. And B.Arch. graduates can be seen applying for M.Arch. admission.
In this post, you will find the names of prominent architecture colleges in Odisha. Government, aided and private – I’ve covered different types of colleges in this post. Apart from the names of colleges, you will also find additional details such as – architecture courses, their duration, eligibility, scope, career prospects and admission process.
Architecture colleges mentioned in this post are known to offer programs such as – B.Arch., M.Arch. and PhD programs. Both students and parents may use this guide as reference material. It will help you chart your B.Arch. or M.Arch. admission process.
The main aim of this post is to inform and educate you about architecture education in Odisha. This guide will help you choose the right college.
Nature of work
Architecture is the discipline that deals with design, planning, development, construction and maintenance of built environment (such as houses, buildings, interior & exterior spaces etc). It is a multidisciplinary field and consists of elements of other branches of science, technology and management such as – civil engineering, construction technology, project management, finance management etc.
It is a profession that will help you express your creativity and design skills. You may put your creative powers to work and design built environment that is beautiful and functional at the same time.
If you are passionate about design and building things, you may choose this profession. An architect is a professional who is capable of planning, designing, constructing and developing buildings, structures and other forms of built environment.
His/her work involves aspects such as – planning, surveying, sketching and drawing, legal aspects, cost estimation, man management, material management, project management, supervision, field visits, construction management etc.
Scope and career prospects
Architects have access to different types of job profiles and opportunities. They may choose to work at establishments such as – architecture firms, design studios, construction firms, Government departments etc.
In the above mentioned firms, they may don roles such as – chief architect, project manager, assistant manager, site supervisor, consultant etc.
In short, architects have access to ample amount of job opportunities. Government jobs, private sector jobs and self-employment – they have access to different types of jobs. Skilled architects are in huge demand these days.
Types of architecture colleges
There exists three main types of architecture colleges in Odisha –
- Government architecture colleges
- Aided architecture colleges
- Private architecture colleges
List of architecture colleges in Odisha 2019
Here are some of the popular architecture colleges in Odisha –
- NIT, Rourkela, Odisha
- KIIT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
- College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
- Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha
- Trytoon Academy, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
- Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha
- Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
- Centurion University of Technology and Management, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
- Piloo Mody College of Architecture, Cuttack, Odisha
- Ajay Binay Institute of Technology, Cuttack, Odisha
In order to secure admission into good colleges, you must crack relevant architecture entrance exam. Merit list is created on the basis of marks scored by candidates in entrance exam and/or board exam. Some colleges are also known to conduct donation based admission process.
Here are some of the popular architecture colleges available in Odisha –
Diploma in Architectural Assistantship is a Diploma certificate program. Students who have passed 10th class are eligible to pursue this course. The training program is 3 years long.
B.Arch. is the most popular architecture course in India. It stands for Bachelor of Architecture. It is an undergraduate level Bachelor’s Degree course. Students who have passed 12th class with PCM subjects are eligible to apply for admission.
M.Arch. is a Master’s Degree course. Students who have completed B.Arch. are eligible to apply for admission. The academic program is 2 years long. It is a PG level course. M.Arch. and PG Diploma programs can help you specialize in sub-branches of architecture. For example, after completing M.Arch. Landscape Design course, you may specialize in that area of architecture.