School of Architecture & Town Planning

Bachelor Degree in Architecture (B.Arch)

5 Years Course

Diploma In Interior Designing

2 Years Course

Approved by

Council of Architecture   The Institute of Town Planners, India


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School of Architecture and Town Planning

With the aim to soon emerge as flagship courses for the university, the inaugural programs for Bachelor’s in Architecture (B. Arch) is launched by the School of Architecture and Planning (SAP) at Sister Nivedita University (SNU). Approved by the Council of Architecture (CoA), New Delhi and Indian Town Planning Institute (ITPI), New Delhi, the courses will impart essential, critical, and industry based practical knowledge to its students.

HOD, Architecture and Planning, Sister Nivedita University MANISH CHAKRABORTI

PRINCIPAL, School of Architecture & Town Planning, Sister Nivedita University

B.Arch(JU), Master in City Planning (IIT), Master in Conservation(York,UK) Registered with CoA I Member IIA and ITPI

Manish Chakraborti is a architect, urban planner, Professor in Architecture and is one of the leading conservation architect whose works has been widely published in the national and international journals and media. He has authored various books on architecture and conservation, guided students thesis, a guest columnist, a visiting faculty to schools of architecture in India and former Associate Professor at Amity School of Architecture, Kolkata.

He has a graduation in Architecture from Jadavpur University, and Masters in Urban Planning from Indian Institute of Technology and Conservation from University of York in the UK. He has been awarded Fellowships from Charles Wallace Trust, Indian Foundation for the Arts, (IFA) Bangalore, Geothe Institute, Germany, Cultural Trade Delegation of Italian Government and Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands wherein he undertook intensive training and delivered lectures in conservation planning, strategies and techniques.

Member of professional bodies like Indian Institute of Architects, Indian Town Planning Institute, International Council of Monuments and Sites and an invited member of the Heritage Committee of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, he has been a consultant to World Monuments Fund, National Museum of Denmark, Asian Development Bank, Department of Culture, Government of Rajasthan, INTACH, and Archaeological Survey of India.

He is the recipient of the Unesco Asia Pacific Heritage Award of Distinction 2016 for the Conservation of St Olav Church amongst 40 entries from Asia Pacific region for bench marking conservation practice in India and the region. He was been conferred with Society Interiors Honours Award in 2017 for two decades of architecture conservation advice and practice in India.


Held by the Council of Architecture (CoA), NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) is the entrance examination specially designed to test the aptitude of the students for the field of architecture.

It assesses:

  • Cognitive skills
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Critical Thinking Ability
  • Visual perception
  • Aesthetic Sensibility
  • Colour Theory andLateral Thinking
  • Elements and Principles of Design
  • Drawing and Observation skills

This is coupled with everything that the candidate has learnt so far related to the specific field.
The exam opens the opportunity for students to get admission into the best undergraduate courses in Architecture. All the top universities offer admission to B.Arch degreecourse based on the NATA score.

NATA Exam Date

NATA Exam 2022 will be conducted thrice on 12th June, 7th July and 7th August.

NATA: Important Highlights

Application Mode: Online at the official website

Payment Method: Credit Card, Debit Card and Net Banking

Documents Required: Photograph and Signature in digital format

Mode of Exam: Offline

Medium of Exam: English

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

No. of Questions: 125

Total Marks: 200

Qualifying Marks: 70

Score Validity: 1 Year


Important Dates for NATA

1st 2nd 3rd
Registration Begins 8 April 8 April 8 April
Registration Ends 23 May 20 June 11 July
Admit Card Release 7 June 30 June 21 July
NATA Exam 12 June 3 July 24 July
Result Announcement 20 June 13 July 3 August


NATA Application Fee Details:

Category One Attempt Two Attempts Three Attempts
General (Male) Rs. 2000 Rs. 4000 Rs. 5400
General (Female) Rs. 1500 Rs. 3000 Rs. 4050
SC/ST/ Transgender Rs. 1500 Rs. 3000 Rs. 4050
Foreign Candidates Rs. 10,000 Rs. 20,000 Rs. 27,000


Eligibility for NATA

Age:Minimum 17 years; No Maximum age-limit
Marks:50% in aggregate and 50% in PCM (Physics, Chemistry. Math)
Exam: 10+2 or other equivalent exam; or 10+3 diploma with Mathematics


NATA Admit Card and Results

Both Admit Card and Result will be released on the official website. Students would need to enter the required credentials to access and download it.


NATA Exam Pattern

It consists of One Paper, which is divided in Two Parts.

Total No. of Questions:125

Total Marks:200

Marks Division:

  • 75 Questions of 1 Mark each
  • 25 Questions of 2 Marks each
  • 25 Questions of 3 Marks each

Time:3 hours

No Negative Markings


Part Division:

Part A: Mathematics and General Aptitude
MCQ type Questions
Time: 90 Minutes

Part B: Drawing Skills
Subjective type Questions
Time: 90 Minutes


How to Prepare for NATA?

Here are a few tips to help you prepare for NATA:

  • Know the detailed syllabus and divide it into modules according to the exam pattern
  • Understand the basic concepts and the core theories
  • Harness your technical drawing skills
  • Master the art of creativity and innovation
  • Keep practicing NATA sample papers, mock tests and previous years’ papers
  • Work on your speed too while solving these papers
  • Explore the best books, get the right study materials for NATA and start preparing from them
  • While studying, prepare short notes alongside and keep them handy at the time of revision
  • Have a full-proof time management plan to cover all the topics and also save you some time at the end for revision


Why Choose B.Arch?

There will be a forever need for architects to aid in the infrastructural development,industrialization,science and technology departments, both in the public and private sectors. Thus, it’s a career with a high scope of success in the modern times.

  • Most industry needs architectural experts to manage space and infrastructure related aspects
  • Dynamic professional life dealing with ever-evolving technologies
  • Liberty to choose from diverse career options, job roles and companies
  • Opportunity to work for high-status companies with good salary package
  • Diversity in the wide-ranging field eliminates the chance of monotony
  • Explore creative thoughts to produce innovative designs, while being logical and analytical
  • Be a part of planning and building the infrastructural framework of the country
  • Get a chance to be the pivotal point in different developments and innovations at various business firms

Above everything, it gives the opportunity to make a difference in the world with creative thinking and artistic innovations.


Skills to Thrive in the Field of Architecture

There are several special skills which are required to thrive in the field of architecture:

  • Sound knowledge in Mathematics and Geometry
  • Managerial Skills
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Financial estimation ability
  • Brilliant communication skills
  • Eye for details
  • Good observational skills
  • Excellent drawing prowess
  • Analytical and Reasoning skills
  • Team Spirit
  • Knack for Creativity

Pursuing the course in B.Arch will enable the students to master these skills and make a mark in the field of architecture.


Tasks of an Architect Expert

There are several important tasks that an architect must undertake like:

  • Planning, Designing and Construction different structures
  • Project Management and Supervision
  • Budget Planning and Cost Estimation
  • Interacting with clients to understand their needs and budgets
  • Handling contracts as well as legal matters
  • Offer innovative solutions to issues related to space, structure, man-made environment, etc.


Career Prospects of B.Arch

Career prospect in architecture is really high with abundant employment opportunities, especially at a time that demands massive development in several fields. It calls for an architectural expert with artistic skills and professional qualities.


B.Arch Degree offers Job Opportunities in:

  • Construction Sectors
  • Public Works Department
  • Urban Development Corporations
  • National Building Organization
  • Housing Development Corporations
  • Builders and Property Developers
  • Technical Designing Department
  • Architect Firms
  • Archeological Department
  • Proprietorship
  • Architectural Design Studio
  • Architectural Consultancy Companies
  • Urban Development Corporations
  • Environmental Planning Department
  • Real Estate and Infrastructure Sectors


A Degree in Architecture helps Land at theseJob Roles:

  • Architecture Designer
  • Art Director
  • Architecture Draftsman
  • Interior Designer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Environmental Planner
  • Architectural Manager
  • Building Contractor
  • Architectural Journalist
  • Urban Designer
  • Architectural Assistant
  • Town Planner
  • Restoration Architect
  • Building Surveyor
  • Architectural Engineer
  • Sculpture Artist
  • Product Designer
  • Research Architect
  • Production Designer
  • Architectural Photographer
  • Architectural Model Maker
  • Planning and Development Surveyor
  • Architectural Technologist
  • Structural Engineer
  • Architect Consultant
  • Design Architect


Salary Expectation: The beginning salary can range from Rs. 15,000-20,000 which can increase upto Rs. 50,000-60,000 within 4-5 years of experience. The private sectors usually pay more than the government sectors.


Aritra Basu Roy

Student - SNU

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Student - SNU

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