What to do after Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch)?


Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) is an under graduate program. The duration of the course is five years. The course deals with the scheduling and scheming of different types of structures and buildings. After completing this course, candidate can either go for higher studies or they can look for  jobs.

Higher studies after Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch)

There are various higher study options for graduates after completing their bachelor level education in architecture. These candidates should qualify Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED) inorder to apply for higher study in design. Another option for higher studies is Master’s degree in Architecture. The career opportunities will be more for post graduates. Majority of higher study options after B. Arch are listed below

  • Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD)
  • Master of Technology in Urban and Regional Planning (M.Tech - URP)
  • Master of Technology in Housing (M.Tech- HSG)
  • Master of Technology in Environmental Planning (M.Tech– EP)
  • Master of Technology in Infrastructure Planning (M.Tech – IP)
  • Master of Technology in Construction of Project Management (M.Tech - CPM)

Other Certification Courses after B.Arch

Certain certificate courses after completing Bachelor of Architecture are listed below

  • Short-Term Course on Green Architecture and Carbon-Free Living
  • Advance training in Building Science,
  • Advance training in Application of Computer Techniques in Architectural design Simulation
  • Advance training in Presentation Graphics and Construction Technology
  • Heritage Studies and Conservation
  • Visual and Graphic Design
  • Computer Applications in Architecture and Planning
  • GIS and Multimedia Applications

Careers Opportunities after Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch)

There are various job opportunities waiting for graduates after completing their graduate’s degree in Architecture. Different job profiles available for graduates in Architecture are listed below

  • Architectural Technician
  • Architectural theoretician
  • Architectural conservator
  • Architectural engineer
  • Architectural technologist
  • Architecture Professor
  • Architecture Critic
  • Architecture Photographer
  • Building Control Officer
  • Building inspector

The need of non residential construction is increasing as the country is developing. This increases the job scope of graduates in the field of architecture. Many reputed public and private sector organisations working in the field of construction recruit these candidates. Major employment areas of architectures are

  • Public Works Department (PWD)
  • Department of Railways
  • Department of Post and Telegraph
  • National Building Organization
  • Town and Country Planning Organization
  • National Institutes of Urban Affairs
  • Housing and Urban Development Corporations
  • Architecture and Building Development Firms
  • Private Construction Organizations

Architectures can also find promising jobs in many reputed firms in many organisations abroad. There they are offered with high remuneration and benefits. An architect is paid in the range of Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 80,000/-  per month in foreign countries.



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7 Responses to “What to do after Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch)?”

  1. 7

    i have completed my architecture. suggest some short time coarses.

  2. 6

    i am b.tech student. but i am intrested Designing Course so any related course after b.tech plese help me.

  3. 5

    Can i do course in environmental science, or sugest me some other up graded courses

  4. 4
    nilakshi honrao:

    suggest short term courses to be done after B.Arch.

  5. 3
    kshitija patil:

    suggest short term courses to do after B. Arch.

  6. 2

    suggest short term courses to do after B. Arch.

  7. 1

    my caste is oc kindly give me expenses for B.arch per year