Exhaustive Professional Degree
BArch is an extensive five year degree program, that creates an in-depth professional outlook of the students. The degree serves as an excellent springboard for an independent career in design practice, academics, research or even higher studies.
Need for Creative Architects
As Indian cities experience rapid urbanization, there is always a need for well qualified and creative architects that can participate in nation building.
It’s All About Passion and Creativity
Architects as professionals are known for their passionate outlook and their love for the field. Architecture becomes not just any other job but a life defining and life changing profession. Architects enjoy strong bonds of comradeship and continue to learn new things all their life.
Wide Choice for Further Studies
It also opens up a host of options for higher education in India and abroad. Over and above an MArch, students have a wide variety of interesting Masters courses to choose from, including MArch in Landscape Design, MArch in Conservation and Restoration, Master's in Urban Planning, Master's in Urban Design and MDesign in Furniture.
The School of Environmental Design and Architecture (SEDA) is at the forefront of cutting-edge innovative design education. Creativity and critical thinking are the bedrock around which teaching is organized. The unique features of SEDA are the intensive use of workshop for Studio, Construction and its History based courses.
Our students learn to respond to our natural environment and cater to spatial needs and aspirations of individuals and the society. SEDA has some of the most talented and passionate, internationally acclaimed faculty members, who not only teach but also practice architecture.
The School has been established to offer broad-based education in Architecture and Design keeping the future needs of the industry and the concerns of the society in mind.
The following degree programs are offered by SEDA - Bachelor in Architecture (BArch) and Bachelor in Design (BDesign-Interior/Landscape).
In our Bachelor of Architecture program, we believe in learning by doing, and a major portion of the curriculum focuses on hands on learning. By following the Problem Based Learning (PBL) approach, we ensure emphasis is given to the thought process, rather than final output. Through the program, students will enjoy the benefits of working at our state-of-the-art facilities, like the SEDA Material Lab, wood workshop, pottery and photography labs.
Our Architecture program goes beyond just training students to fit into the professional field. It introduces and develops the skills and knowledge necessary for contemporary architectural practice.
The program is designed with an objective to widen students' knowledge, to help cultivate the right kind of values, ethics and attitude required for being a socially responsive citizen. This includes in-depth studies about societies and its historic context in different regions of India and beyond, international influences and the evolving value of our society, Art and Craft of different regions, the changing economy and also increasing awareness about the environment.
B-Arch @ NUV Advantage
Fosters independent thinking, leading to flexible life learners who adapt to change
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
Studios remain open beyond regular class hours to encourage participation and promote synergy and group dynamics required for a shared learning process
Students are encouraged to have a dialogue with the community, addressing their issues through various design approaches
Extra-mural activities in the field of technology, arts and culture
Choice based Curriculum: 30% credits of all other courses are based on student’s Choice. Students to decide their own pace of study or credits per semester
Well-structured classroom sessions, and close personal interaction with faculty
Regular workshops, talks and interactive sessions with industry experts
Experiential learning through Workshops and structured tours
Case studies & projects for application of concepts to real-life situations
Internship & Research Project
As a part of the curriculum, the 8th semester BArch students are required to undergo practical training/internships at architectural offices for a duration of 6 months.
Program Details
10 Semesters   |   Class size 40
Specialization in contemporary field
Admission Process
Full-time | Five-year | Undergraduate Degree Program
  • Candidates must have completed their 10 + 2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or, 10+ 3 Diploma with Mathematics as subject of study.
  • Candidates must have scored at least 50 percent aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and at least 50 percent marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or, passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50 percent marks in aggregate.
  • Candidates must have secured qualifying marks in NATA- 2022 (70 marks out of 200 marks)
  • NATA score is mandatory for admission in B.Arch. at Navrachana University. JEE score is not applicable.

  • Merit List
  • The merit list would be created with 50% weightage of NATA percentage and 50% weightage of 12th/diploma percentage. Please visit ACPC website for details.

  • Seats @ NUV
  • There are 2 broad categories of seats in B.Arch., All India Seats and ACPC Seats.

  • All India Seats (MQ & NRI)
  • 20 Seats

  • All India Seats are open to candidates from all over India, including Gujarat. There are limited seats available for NRI/NRI sponsored candidates within this category. Admission in these seats is directly handled by Navrachana University.
  • Students applying under this category should submit completed online application form available on Navrachana University Website. The admission will be offered based on the inter-se merit position.
  • The processing for these applications will begin once the schedule is received from Gujarat government. It is expected to in the last week of July.

  • ACPC Seats
  • 20 Seats
  • Admission in ACPC seats is directly handled by Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC), Education Department, Government of Gujarat.
  • Candidates applying under and category must register with ACPC for admission in B.Arch. program at Navrachana.

  • Important Links
  • ACPC - http://www.jacpcldce.ac.in
  • NATA- http://www.nata.in/

  • Students who have successfully completed their first year B.Arch. in any other university in India are eligible to apply for transfer in 2nd Year B.Arch. program at School of Environmental Design and Architecture, Navrachana University.

  • Last Date:
  • Completed application of Interested students must be received on or before July 10, 2022.

  • Admission Process:
  • Students must complete the admission form available on Navrachana University website. Soft copy of this admission form along with all necessary documents must be sent to smitab@nuv.ac.in

  • Documents to be submitted along with application (by email):
  • Navrachana University admission form
  • Mark sheets of 1st and 2nd semester of B.Arch.
  • Portfolio of selected work

  • Documents to be submitted at the time of admission:
  • NOC (No objection certificate) from the current university
  • TC (Transfer certificate) from the current university
  • All other documents mandated by ACPC for admission in B.Arch.
  • Please note that all necessary documents have to be produced in original at the time of admission for the purpose of verification.
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The world you will encounter when you graduate three or four years from now, will not look anything like what it was when the textbooks were written. To ensure our students excel in a world that is changing at a never before rate, we at Navrachana University have developed a holistic curriculum wherein the emphasis is not just on gathering knowledge but on 'informed application in the real world'.
Our students are exposed and taught to deal with constantly unfolding unknowns. The goal is to train their mind to be alert, analyse and adapt at an accelerated pace, and swing into action early so that they can lead the change. If you are looking to invest in education that will go beyond your first job and give you a lifelong competitive edge, Navrachana University is where your search ends.
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