Architecture in general


A career in architecture is of high demand among many of the individuals. The candidates who are interested in this field of architecture can get in to higher career avenues after the completion of this course. In the present times, this profession is highly competitive and which involves the most technical aspects in this area. The main area of job in this field of architecture deals with the construction and designing of various buildings and planning related to it. This is a profession which is multi disciplinary in nature.  This is a career which will facilitate the individuals to show case their talent and creativity related to designing and construction of buildings etc.

Course outlook

The candidates who want to build a successful career in the field of architecture can go in for a course related to architecture. There are many reputed institutions which offer the full time as well as part time courses in this field. The individuals who have completed their 12th class in science subject can opt for the graduation courses in architecture.  Besides this, there are various diploma courses in the field of architecture also. The candidates can attend the National level entrance examinations which are conducted by CBSE to qualify for the undergraduate courses in architecture. The candidates after completing the graduate program in architecture can go for the post graduate programs in the same field. The candidates can specialize in different areas in architecture during the post graduation such as –

  • Building engineering and management
  • Construction management
  • Interior design
  • Landscape designing
  • Naval architecture
  • Town planning

Need for personal Skills

In order to build a successful career in architecture, the candidates need to have certain specific skills and knowledge related to the technical aspects of this area. The candidates must have excellent skills related to drawing and designing area. They must also have important skills in the area of communication and should have high level of creativity and new ideas and imaginations. The individuals should also have knowledge of CADD.

With the growth in the industrial sector in the country, the opportunities in the field of employment in architecture are immense both in the government and private sector. The candidates have lot of scope of job in government departments mainly in –

  • Public work departments
  • Housing and urban development corporation
  • Municipalities
  • City development authorities
  • State housing boards

Apart from these, the candidates can also work in private sector in various areas such as architectural consultancies, academic profession, and real estate firms. The most important advantage of this profession is that the candidates can also work independently by setting up their own architectural firms after gaining sufficient experience in this area.



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5 Responses to “Architecture in general”

  1. 5
    tarun sharma:

    i got 67th rank in aieee(b.arc.|)in b.arc is best field for me….

  2. 4
    Umang Churiwal:

    How to prepare for entrance exam?

  3. 3

    how to apply?

  4. 2
    Sandeep Bhatnagar:

    Which is better option B.E. in Civil Engineering/Construction Engineering or Management/Enviroment Engineering from AMIE or Degree in Architecture for a Govt. Employee ? As I have done Diploma in Civil Engineering from Arya Bhat Polytechinc, Delhi.

    Can an Architect start practicing in private like a Doctor, while resuming on a Govt. Post.

  5. 1

    i would like to know if students who are indians but studied abroad are included in the international category in universities and they have to pay special fees in spite of scoring in NATA and their respective exams