Bachelor of Architecture
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Bachelor of Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture (Purbanchal University)

The Bachelors of Architecture at Purbanchal University is a 5 year course which falls under the faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Transportation Studies. This program aims to prepare the students to become competent professional for work in Nepal and in other foreign countries by making them skillful in practical and project based learning. This program is a blend of science and arts, the theoretical classes cover a number of courses related to Art, Engineering and Applied Sciences. The Department of Architecture provides all the students with complete drawing and design facilities to each student.

The students also have the opportunity to learn and gain both hand drawing studio and CAD keeping them up with the modern technology.


The main objective of the course is to expose all the students to all the architectural skills and is to expose the students to many different fields of study while demonstrating how they are related. This course mailnly insights to:

  • Provide for the development of individual students interests through a substantial number of free and required electives. This Flexibility allows the students to pursue specific interests with the discipline of architecture, within the associated programs of City Planning, Building Construction or Industrial Design.
  • Designs and gives physical face-lift as well as provides the functional utility, safety and economy.
  • Helps for the Architecture Conservation Commercial Planning and Design. This course also helps all the graduates to develop and make an Energy Efficient Designing. Finally this course helps for the Low Cost appropriate technology with the same quality of work.

Admission Requirements

Any +2 graduates or Intermediate of Science or Diploma with at least 45% in aggregate and 100 marks Mathematics paper are eligible to apply for this course.

Course of Study

1st Semester

  • Building Material - I
  • Buliding Construction - I
  • Mathematics - I
  • Applied Machanics
  • An Introduction to Architecture
  • Workshop - I, Model and Sculpture
  • Art & Graphics - I
  • Basic Design - I

2nd Semester

  • Building Material - II
  • Building Construction - II
  • Communication English
  • Mathematics - II
  • Strength of Materials
  • Building Science - I
  • Workshop-II, Carpentry, Mason
  • Art & Graphics - II
  • Basic Design - II

3rd Semester

  • Building Science-II
  • Theory of Structure-I
  • Building Construction-III
  • Nepalese Architecture
  • Arts & Graphics-III
  • Design Studio-III
  • Surveying & leveling

4th Semester

  • Building Services-I
  • Building Construction-IV
  • Theory of Structure-II
  • Sociology of Architecture
  • Eastern Architecture
  • Design Studio-IV
  • Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD)

5th Semester

  • Building Services-II
  • Elective – II/ Interior Land Scape
  • Design of Steel, Wood & Masonry Structure
  • Western Architecture
  • Design Studio-V
  • Design Theory

6th Semester

  • Working Dwgs. & Detailing
  • Specifications, Quantity, Surveying & Estimation
  • RCC Design
  • Design Studio-VI
  • Building Science III
  • Elective -II/ Vern or Low Cost
  • Appreciation of Arts of Architecture Aesthetics

7th Semester

  • Building Construction-V
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Human Settlements Planning
  • Engineering Economics
  • Design Studio-VII
  • Modern Architecture

8th Semester

  • Construction Project Management
  • Professional Practice
  • Urban Design
  • Built Environment Research/Directed Studies
  • Design Studio-VIII (Energy efficient bulling/ Newari Construction Technology/ Sustainabl
  • Elective III

Scope and Career Prospects

Architecture program has wide scope.Some of them are listed below:

  • The student graduated with this course are capable to work for the construction companies as a designer.
  • Provides an opportunity to work under government sector as a public works department, ministry of defense, housing and urban development and many more.
  • Also the candidates can work independently as well.
  • The candidate can also apt for future studies to add more value.


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