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Career scope in Bachelor of Architecture (b.arch) ?



B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) is an undergraduate degree in the field of architecture. This five-year full-time programme is a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge for students to learn the art of planning, designing and constructing physical structures of various kinds. From ideating to mapping and overseeing the construction, a qualified architect is involved at every stage of any construction project. To become an architect, interested candidates need to have a rational and artistic bent of mind along with problem-solving abilities. The career scope of B.Arch graduates in India is tremendous with the flourishing construction sector. A qualified B.Arch graduate has the option to choose their line of work from a range of areas ranging from consultants to architectural designers. B Arch includes the study of designing models of buildings, preparing construction blueprints, and other physical structures of any land and building. The increasing demand in the construction industry in the other commercial industry can be fulfilled by professionals and experts, which anyone can become after pursuing this course. 




Course level



5 years

Examination type

Semester system


10+2 with 50% marks

Popular Exams

NATA, JEE Main Paper 2, AAT

Top Career Prospects

Project Architect, Architecture Designer, Principal Architect, Interior Architect, Design Architect

Top Recruiters

Architect Hafeez Contractor, Gaursons India, RSP Architects Ltd, Raj Rewal Associates, Kembhavi Architecture Foundation

Average course fees

Rs 2-6 lakh

Average starting annual salary

Rs 2.5-5.5 lakh


B.Arch Eligibility

To study a full-time B.Arch  programme, candidates must fulfill the eligibility requirements given below:

·         Candidates must have passed their 10+2 examination or equivalent with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

·         They must have secured a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category) in 10+2 or

·         Should have passed 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central/State governments with 50% aggregate marks or

·         Should have completed their International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.

 ALSO CHECKOUT : Punjab university common entrance exam (PU CET )  2022 Eligibility Criteria

Why Study B Arch?

·         This course will help them turn their amateur and na├»ve skills into creative masterminds.

·         The average salary in India for Bachelor of Architecture courses starts from INR 3,50,000 which is high as compared to starting salaries of other streams. 

·         With gradual Individuals who have a flair for creating and designing should definitely pursue the course, as experience in the profession, the salary will also witness a steep inclination and would cross INR 10,00,000 per year. However this depends on the city you are living in and the highest pay is available in cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad etc which ranges from INR 70,000 to INR 85,000 per month.

·         The architecture services market is expected to reach $395 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 4.2% between 2020 and 2025. This offers possibilities to move abroad for better exposure and chances of having a great career.

·         It is always advisable for the architect to visit new places in order to understand and see different forms of architecture prevalent in various countries.

Types of Bachelor of Architecture Courses

B Arch is provided mostly in full time mode with some colleges like IGNOU providing Distance courses for students who have limitations of time.

Full Time

Distance Mode

CHECK : SSC CGL Eligibility 2022 Overview

Bachelor of Architecture Top Colleges in India

College Name

Average Fee (INR)

Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai


Panjab University, Chandigarh


Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi


School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi


Government College of Architecture & Sculpture, Malappuram


Government College of Architecture, Lucknow


Government Engineering College, Trichur


Ashoka Group of Institution


GITAM school of technology


BGS School of Architecture & Planning


Trinity College of Architecture


LJ School of Architecture


SAL School of Architecture


INDUS University


SAL School of Architecture


NIRMA University


CEPT University







·         Bachelor of Architecture Jobs and Career

Job profile

Salary (per annum)

Data Analyst

INR 3,96,128

Architecture designer

INR 3,53,368

Architecture engineer

INR 3,00,000

Interior designer

INR 5,00,000

Architecture draftsman

INR 3,44,450

Staff consultant

INR 11,28,850

Technical assistant

INR 2,85,502

Project assistant

INR 3,02,715

Architectural assistant

INR 2,08,700

Building contractor

INR 5,50,000

Landscape architect

INR 3,82,416

Art director

INR 3,76,800