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Bachelor of Architecture | TU

Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) is a prestigious degree that falls under the faculty of Science. The BArch program offered by Tribhuvan University spans 5 years and follows a semester-based system. Examinations are conducted at the end of each semester, totaling 10 examinations throughout the course. The syllabus for the Bachelor of Architecture program at Tribhuvan University was last updated in 2066 B.S. Detailed course contents can be accessed on the websites of the Institute of Engineering (IOE) or the affiliated colleges.

Those individuals who have a passion for embracing their creativity, imagination, and logic, and are willing to put in hard work are encouraged to join the Bachelor of Architecture program affiliated with Tribhuvan University.

Objectives of Bachelor of Architecture

The objectives of the Bachelor of Architecture degree at Tribhuvan University are listed below:

  • To provide students with a platform to express their strong desires and passions through their work.
  • To nurture and develop individuals who possess imaginative and creative abilities, enabling them to blend their ideas and imagination to create unique art, designs, and buildings.
  • To produce professionals who are capable of creating safe, sound, and perfect spaces and environments that ensure the security and well-being of the people who inhabit them.
  • To cultivate a multidisciplinary approach in students, equipping them with the skills to solve engineering problems and contribute to innovative advancements in the field.

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Architecture

Eligibility Criteria:

To pursue a Bachelor of Architecture degree at Tribhuvan University, prospective students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completion of higher secondary school level (HSEB) or intermediate level or a relevant diploma.
  • Compulsory study in the science faculty.
  • Mandatory passage of Mathematics.
  • Only students securing at least 45% marks are allowed to take the Bachelor of Architecture entrance test.

Entrance Exam:

Here is the revised version of the important information related to the entrance exam process for the Bachelor of Architecture at Tribhuvan University:

  • The examination for the Bachelor of Architecture program is conducted by the Institute of Engineering (IOE).
  • Candidates are required to download the entrance test forms from the IOE website which is held prior to the publication of the Grade 12 Science results by the Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB).
  • This examination is generally held in August every year at Pulchowk Engineering College.
  • The entrance examination covers subjects such as Mathematics, English, Chemistry, and Physics.
  • Sample questions for the examination can be accessed on the IOE website.
  • This  is conducted in a computer-based format.
  • The IOE entrance exam carries a total of 140 marks and has a duration of 2 hours.
  • International students who are interested in studying Bachelor of Architecture at Tribhuvan University can also take this examination.

After this exam, the results are typically published within 3-4 days, and students can check their scores by logging into the entrance exam website.

During the admission process, students are required to present a hard copy of their exam scores.

In addition to the entrance exam, affiliated colleges of Tribhuvan University (TU) may conduct a separate aptitude test to assess students' intelligence levels. This aptitude test may also include a drawing test to evaluate students' creativity.

Career and Scope

Architecture is indeed a field with potential for high-paying career opportunities, as it extends beyond just reading and writing. The continuous construction of appealing buildings, restaurants, and malls creates numerous job prospects. BArch graduates can explore various career paths, including:

  • Interior designing
  • Exterior designing
  • Archaeologist
  • Construction management
  • Urban planning