Architecture Entrance Exams

Architecture Entrance Exams are the tests for admission to architecture courses. The courses where you can get admission on basis of Architecture Entrance Exams include B.Arch, M.Arch, B.Planning, M.Planning. In India, admission in UG and PG architecture course is done on the basis of entrance examination. Institutes and colleges either conduct its own entrance exam or consider score of national / state level examination. To be eligible for architecture entrance exam, candidates must have studies 10+2 / qualifying exam with physics, chemistry, and mathematics as core subject. However, the eligibility for each exam varies. You can check complete details on architecture entrance exam from this page.

Architecture Entrance Exams 2024

Architecture Entrance Exams for UG

Some of the exams that are conducted to offer admission in the undergraduate courses are given below.

Architecture Entrance Exams for PG

UG and PG Architecture Courses

The list of undergraduate and postgraduate courses under architecture is as given below:

Undergradute courses

  • Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)
  • Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan)
  • Diploma in Architecture
  • Diploma in Architecture Engineering

Difference between B.Arch and B.Plan – Bachelor’s in Architecture is a 5 year programme whereas, Bachelor’s in Planning is a 4 year degree programme. B.Arch deals with singular building, in 2D and 3D. Whereas, B.Plan is focused on planning aspect.

Postgraduate courses

  • Master of Planning (M.Plan)
  • Master of Architecture (M.Arch)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture (Ph.D. Architecture)

Difference between M.Arch and M.Plan – M.Arch requires study in architectural disciplines like urban design, landscape design, architectural conservation. M.Planning on the other hand involves higher studies in regional planning, town planning, environmental planning etc. M.Arch takes in students who have completed B.Arch whereas, to pursue M.Arch, the candidates have completed their graduation in physical planning, geography, sociology etc.

Job Profiles After Architecture Course

Candidates can get into the following job profiles after getting their studies done in the architecture course.

  • Architecture engineer
  • Designer
  • Estate manager
  • Landscape architect
  • Structural engineer
  • CAD Technician
  • Construction Manager
  • Interior designer
  • Town planner

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Comments 26

  1. priya says:

    qualifying marks given in my score card is wrong/not tally. please confirm me is this is the final result or fake? if we are not pass in nata exam . so is there any other chance to get admission in college for b.arch.i obtain 65.5 marks in exam but fail.

  2. Gauri Khandelwal says:

    I m in 12th and will pss out in 2019..i wanna become an architecture.. Wht should i do for it plz tell me

    • Praveen Varriar says:

      You need to apply for the entrance exams like JEE Main, NATA etc.

    • khushi says:

      U should fill Nata form as it is Licence to barch cllg and fill form for jee paper 2 which will be available in some days.

  3. Nalina Devi Hariharan says:

    When nata exam application given & last date also?

  4. khushi says:

    which exam can we give for indian arch colleges except nata

    • Praveen Varriar says:

      Hi khushi,
      There are many exams that we can give except Nata which are as follow:
      JEE Main Paper 2
      AMU B.Arch Exam
      KCET for Architecture

  5. Nayana says:

    I have completed my btech in civil engg, now i want to do architecture. how can i apply for this?

  6. Shilpa says:

    In 2019, many things have changed regarding jee
    Wht Is the syllabus for JEE adv for paper 2 (barch) is it pcm or only drawing maths and aptitude. ??

  7. Suseel says:

    Hi i am not qualified for jee advance now can i apply for jee-AAT

  8. Suseel says:

    How can apply and what is process for it

  9. Mazidul Ahmed says:

    After passing jee mains paper 2 , which are the exams i should attend ?

  10. Mazidul Ahmed says:

    If I pass jee mains paper-2 with good percentile,which exams can I attend after that?

  11. Manjit Singh says:

    Which exam is better for b arch admission NATA or jee mains paper 12 for admission in chd. College of architecture

  12. Amey says:

    I want to appear for B-Arch exam, how and when to fill the form. .?

  13. Kaushal Memane says:

    Can i apply for NATA and JEE 2 if i take Arts in 12th std?

  14. Priyal nagdive says:

    if I didn’t get qualify in jee mains can I apply for another exam required for architecture

    • Anand Meena says:

      yes, but you need to apply for them before last date

  15. Rohit Sunny says:

    I didn’t apply for NATA this year till date, now I wanted to apply. Is there possibilities to apply for this year.

    • Mamona Majumder says:

      Sorry, but for this year the registration for NATA is over.

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