Our Architecture program (B.Arch) at NUV Vadodra, Gujarat goes beyond just training students to fit into the professional slot. It introduces and develops the skills and knowledge necessary for contemporary architectural practice, which includes the following:

    1. Society and its historic context in different regions of India and beyond.
    2. International influences and the evolving value of our society.
    3. Climatic variations in different regions of India and beyond.
    4. Resources in terms of material and skills.
    5. Art and Craft of different regions.
    6. Changing economy.
    7. Increasing awareness of the environment.
    8. Ever changing tools for thinking and expression.


As a part of the curriculum, the 8 th semester B.Arch students are required to undergo practical training/internships at Architectural offices.


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The process of admission in B.Arch. course for academic year 2020-21 has begun. Last date for completing the online registration process with ACPC is 28 September 2020. Please visit the websites and for the details. 


Type No. of seats Reservation Annual fee
State Quota 25 Reservations apply as per Govt. of Gujarat rules Rs. 1,11,000
Management Quota (MQ) 14 No Reservations – Admission through merit only Rs. 1,11,000
NRI/ NRI sponsored Quota 6 No Reservations – Admission through merit only $  5000

Note- Fees Structure determined for AY-2019 (In Rs.) by Fee Regulatory Committee(FRC)


Candidates who have passed 10+2 level examination with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) OR candidates who have passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject are eligible to apply along with a valid NATA score



Candidates must complete registration with ACPC and fulfill all the requirements at every stage admission process. Last date of registration with ACPC is September 28. Please refer to for further details.

Vacant seats (VQ), if any, will be filled as per the instructions by ACPC


Step 1

Candidates must complete registration with ACPC and fulfill all the requirements at every stage admission process. Last date of registration with ACPC is September 28. Please refer to for further details.

Step 2

Candidates must complete registration with Navrachana University and submit the completed form. The additional details will made available on this page when received from ACPC

Step 3

University will declare inter-se merit list of the applicants based on ACPC score on the Navrachana University website for this category. The admission would be offered based on this merit list.

Step 4 

Candidate must make payment of fee on the date of counselling and fulfill all requirements as per the directive of ACPC to secure admission. Failing to do so, the seat would be offered to the next

Key Dates for MQ/NRI Quota Seats

Submission of MQ/NRI Registration form at Navrachana University 19.10.2020 to 26.10.2020
Declaration of Inter-se merit on Navrachana University 29.10.2020
Tentative date of counselling at Navrachana University 31.10.2020




Lateral Admissions in 2nd/3rd year :

  • This is for students who have already completed 1/2 years in design/architecture programs in any other institute.
  • Students interested in lateral admission in the 2nd/3rd year are requested to mail their application to
  • Please mention clearly the program(s) you are interested in.
  • Please attach your portfolio of 1st/2nd year works and mark sheets of these semesters with the mail.
  • The last date of receiving applications is June 15, 2020.

Q1 – What are the career prospects for an Architecture graduate?

Ans – Architects are amongst the most sought-after graduates in the building Industry. They often work in large firms or they have their own practice. Many architects also do research and teach. 

Q2 – Can I do furniture design, Interior design or even lighting design after Architecture?

Ans – Architecture is a very well accepted base degree. Graduate pursue many different allied disciplines or even specialization after this. Like Landscape, Conservation, Urban design, Furniture Design 

Q3 – What is unique about the Architecture program at SEDA?

Ans – We believe in learning by doing, so we indulge in lot of hands on learning methods.

Students are exposed to in-house state of the art facilities like the SEDA Material Lab, Wood workshop, Pottery and Photography labs. We get the best experts from the Industry to come and teach. We have very talented and passionate faculty members and presently the Dean is an internationally acclaimed architect with over 25 years of teaching experience.

Q4 – Is it a lot of work?

Ans – Oh yes! If you join Architecture, you sell your soul to the profession! It’s a lot of work but it is so exciting that you will get addicted to it! To be in Architecture school is a life changing experience

Q5 – Do you have practical experience or Internship during the degree course?

Ans – Yes, Architecture program which is of five years, have a semester (nearly 4 months) dedicated to Office training (Internship) where our students spend this time in an Architect’s office as Interns. 

Q6 – What about International Exchange? Do you have any?

Ans – We are presently pursuing and in talks with many universities across the world and are deciding the terms of exchange program with North Dakota State University, USA. Hopefully in a year time we should have exchange programs with Universities in Europe and North America. 

Q7 – How is the student life at SEDA?

Ans – SEDA enjoys a very strong student culture. Our students are very enthusiastic and organize many activities on their own; from organizing lectures series related to the field of design, sports events, music and jam sessions to having started their own student Newsletter. Overall, they enjoy a very positive rapport with their fellow colleagues and peers at the campus.

Q8 – What is the admission process for Bachelor of Architecture?

Ans – Admission to Bachelor of Architecture is governed through the Gujarat Government Joint Admission Committee (ACPC). You have to first appear for NATA examination and then apply to ACPC with your NATA score plus your HSC results (50% weightage is given to both)

Q9 – Do you have hostels at NUV?

Ans – Yes, we have a hostel facility for both boys and girls 2 km away from the campus. But we do have a lot of newly built apartment buildings near the University, where most of our students prefer to rent on sharing basis.

Q10 – How many seats are there for Bachelor of Architecture?

Ans – We have a total of 40 seats in Bachelor of Architecture

Course Structure
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE101 Studio-1 (Making of Space) 4
DE102 Basic Design-1 4
CT103 Construction technology – 1 4
TE103 Fundamental of structure – 1 2
HS161 History and Theory of Architecture-1 (Culture and Built Form) 2
DW106 Drawing, Painting, Sketching-1 3
Dw102 Solid Geometry + Tech. Dwgs.-1 3
Elective 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE103 Studio 2 4
DE104 Basic Design – 2 4
CT104 Construction Technology – 2 4
TE106 Fundamentals of Structure – 2 2
HS162 History and Theory of Architecture – 2 (Design through ages -an overview) 2
DW107 Drawing, Painting, Sketching – 2 3
DW104 Tech. Drawings and intro to computing – 2 3
Elective 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE 205 Studio-3 (Abstraction & Matrix) 8
CT204 Construction Technology-3 4
TE 209 Structure-3 2
HS 263 History and Theory of Architecture-3 3
LC 262 Architectural computing-1 2
EN 206 Environmental science-1 3
Interdisciplinary Course 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE 206 Studio-4 (Diagramming) 8
CT205 Construction Technology-4 4
TE212 Structure-4 2
HS264 History and Theory of Architecture-4 3
LC263 Architectural computing-2 2
EN207 Environmental science-2 3
Interdisciplinary Course 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE301 Studio-5 (Modernism, Sustainable Housing) 8
CT303 Construction Technology-5 2
TE302 Building services-1 2
TE303 Structure-5 2
HS365 History and Theory of Architecture-5 3
LC264 Architecture Computing-3 2
EN203 Environmental science-3 3
Interdisciplinary Course 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE 302 Studio-6 (Choice between – Deconstructivism / Green Architecture / Paramatrix) 8
TE316 Working drawings 7
TE305 Building services-2 2
PP 301 Professional Practice-1 2
HS 366 History and Theory of Architecture-6 3
Interdisciplinary Course 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE 402 Studio-7 (Urban Studio) 12
TE 403 Advanced Theory of Construction-1 4
LC401 Computer (Parametric design) 2
PP 401 Professional Practice-2 2
EN204 Landscape and Environment 2
HS402 Portfolio/Research Methodology 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE401 Studio-8 (Office Training) 24
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE501 Studio-9 (Independent Studio) 14
TE501 Advanced Theory of Construction-2 4
HS501 Brief Writing (Pre Thesis) 3
SD501 Khoj 3
Course Code Course Name Credit
DE 502 Design or Research Thesis 21
PP 501 Entrepreneurship 3

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