Architecture studies is a popular academic program that is a fusion of arts and science in designing physical structures that can shape the environment with state of art buildings and constructions. In Nepal, Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) program is offered by TU, KU along with Pokhara, and Purbanchal University. With this recognized degree, graduates of this program can build their career as an architect or designers in commercial sector, historical building conservation, industrial and institutional developments in Nepal or anywhere else in the world.
Under TU, Bachelor of Architecture degree is a five years academic program with ten semesters. Total number of seats available is 175 seats. To be eligible, students must have secured minimum C in all subjects in Grade 11 and 12.
Under Pokhara University, B.Arch is a five years course that covers the spectrum of planning, structural designs, landscape Management, interior design, furnishing, conservation and restoration of application of electronic devices and communication applications. To enroll in Bachelor of Architecture degree, students must have C grade in all subjects or must have completed intermediate level in science or higher secondary in Science or diploma in engineering or equivalent level from recognized body.
Similarly, KU also offers a five years Bachelor of Architecture degree which has a total of 30 quota. Total cost of this program is NRs. 7,90,000. Candidates applying for B.Arch in KU have to appear in the KUCAT test and go through a computer based test. Scholarship will be available on merit basis and semester wise GPA basis.
Likewise, the five year Bachelor of Architecture degree of Purbanchal University has a total of 148 seats available. Students must have completed Plus 2 or PCL Physical and Biological group with 45 percent aggregate or diploma in Engineering or Architecture from any board recognized by Purbanchal University.
How to choose a good Architecture College in Nepal?
Students have several good options for studying Architecture course in Nepal. We advise you to consider the following things before you select the right Campus for yourself:
Criteria: Your selection criteria for a good Architecture college where you want to invest your time and money to earn an academic degree must include: degree offered, location, distance from home, tuition cost, boarding cost, financial aid or scholarships available, placement and internship, accreditation, class size, quality, reputation, social life, gender diversity, and qualification of lecturers.
Old Vs New: If you have to make up a choice between old campus and new campus for your Bachelor of Architecture degree we suggest you choose the former. Old campuses are well-established, have years of teaching experiences, have dedicated full time faculty and members, more rigorous teaching and learning, stick with syllabus designed by University and are great for research and projects.
Harihar Bhawan, Lalitpur 01-5543078
Thapathali, Kathmandu 014246465,014246307
Institute of Engineering
Pulchowk, Lalitpur 01-5543078
Khwopa College of Engineering
Liwali-02, Bhaktapur 977-1-6614794, 01-6614798
Kantipur International College
Buddhanagar, Kathmandu 01-4780564 ext. 4783904
Kathmandu Engineering College
kalimati, Kathmandu 977 - 01- 4284902, +977 - 01- 4276130
Himalaya college of engineering
Chyasal-9, Lalitpur 01-5540555 ,01- 5554287 ,01-55554297
Acme Engineering College
Sitapaila, Kathmandu 01-4282962/ 01-4670924/ 01-4280445
Kathmandu University Department of Biotechnology
Dhulikhel +977 011 415100