Bachelors in Architecture (B. Arch)

Minimum Qualifications for Admission to B. Arch Programme.

To obtain admission to the Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) program in any institute recognized by the Council of Architecture (COA) in India, aspiring students typically need to follow a set of guidelines and fulfill specific criteria. Please note that admission processes may vary slightly among different institutes, so it’s essential to check the specific requirements of the institution you’re interested in. However, here are some common steps and criteria:

    1. **Educational Qualifications:**

      – Candidates should have completed 10+2 or its equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

      – The minimum percentage required in the qualifying exam may vary among institutes.

    2. **Entrance Examinations:**
        – Many institutes require candidates to appear for national or state-level entrance examinations that assess their aptitude and skills related to architecture.
      – The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a widely recognized entrance exam for B.Arch admissions in India. Some institutes may also consider the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) B.Arch Paper.

    3.  **NATA Scores:**

         – NATA assesses the aptitude of the candidate in the field of architecture and includes sections on drawing and observation skills, aesthetic sensitivity, and mathematics.

         – Candidates need to achieve a minimum qualifying score in NATA to be eligible for admission.


    4. **Application Process:**

         – Candidates must fill out the application forms of the respective institutes they wish to apply to.

         – Ensure that all necessary documents, such as mark sheets, certificates, and proof of identity, are submitted along with the application.

    5. **Counseling/Interview:**

         – Shortlisted candidates may be called for counseling or an interview as part of the admission process.

         – During counseling, candidates may be required to choose their preferred specialization or branch within the architecture program.

    6. **Eligibility Criteria by COA:**

         – As per the guidelines of the Council of Architecture, institutes must adhere to certain eligibility criteria for admitting students. These criteria may include minimum academic qualifications, age limits, and other relevant factors.

    7. **Merit-Based Admission:**

         – Some institutes may also consider academic performance along with the entrance exam scores for admission.

      It is crucial for aspiring students to thoroughly check the admission guidelines of the specific institute they are interested in applying to, as these requirements can vary. Additionally, staying updated with any changes in admission procedures or eligibility criteria is important.

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Please click on for detailed information regarding the NATA examination

Please click on for detailed information regarding JEE Main Paper 2

Admission Procedure (CAP)

Admission to the First Year B. Arch Programme at Shri Shivaji Maratha Society’s College of Architecture is done through a Centralized Admission Procedure (CAP) conducted by The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra State.

Please visit for further details regarding the schedule for CAP rounds, documents required, procedures to be followed and all important information regarding the admission process.

SSMSCoA – Intake, Fees, Non-CAP seats

Intake: 40 Seats (32 CAP + 8 non CAP)

Admission Procedure to Non–CAP seats

Schedule for Non CAP / Institute Vacancy seats will be uploaded during the time of admission. Please check this space regularly

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