Bachelors of Architecture (B Arch)
1) Course Overview:
DY Patil Deemed to be University School of Architecture, Navi Mumbai Is Approved by Council Of Architecture, with a COA institute code of MH-16. The School of Architecture runs under the ambit of DY Patil Deemed to be University, Navi Mumbai with a NAAC accreditation of ‘A’ Grade and an all India NIRF ranking of 88 in 2019. The college is dedicated to DY Patil Group’s mission of imparting modern updated education. Established in 1992, the program of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) was started. Initially, the School of architecture was administered by Ramrao Adik Education Society under the DY Patil Group and the School of Architecture was affiliated to the University of Mumbai with approval from the Council of Architecture.
In the year 2019, it was brought under the ambit of DY Patil Deemed to be University, Navi Mumbai. In 2018 a separate School of Architecture was started under DY Patil Deemed to be University, Navi Mumbai, which was later decided to be closed and merged with the old school of Architecture. Since coming under DY Patil Deemed to be University, Navi Mumbai, the School of Architecture has developed its own academic syllabus which is modified from time to time as per the demands of the profession and a degree is awarded at the completion of the program.
Academic excellence is ensured by experienced faculties and facilitated by art facilities. The curriculum is designed to provide a balanced mix of theoretical discipline and opportunities for fluid expression of creativity. Ample opportunities for practical exposure and professional interaction are provided through various forums and events.
This program in Architecture is to prepare students for professional practice in the field
of Architecture by providing them with necessary professional/industrial exposure.
It provides the experience necessary for all-round development to be able to become responsible architects, team leaders, and entrepreneurs of society. Encouraging individual strengths, intellects, and proficiency in professional skills to enable students to pursue allied careers, within the broad range of architecture.
The syllabus has further categorized the Professional Core as Design, Art, and Technical courses. In order to achieve the above broad objectives, the program focuses on process-driven aims at detailing the methodology than the final product.
The program aims at excellence in Architecture with Design as a major component. The integrated approach will enable students to take supportive inputs from courses in other streams viz., History, Art, Technical skills, and Professional enhancement skills, built upon a strong foundation of enabling skills in communications and data analyzing.
The program aims at achieving excellence in the courses by focusing on an integrated approach where the student receives a holistic understanding of the courses.
FIRST YEAR – SEM I & II:
The first semester of the first year of the program is where the basics of developing architectural skills play a vital role with subjects like Architectural design, Visual design, art, graphics, building construction, History of Culture and architecture, Environmental studies, etc. This semester focuses on enabling the thought process in designing any product or space, keeping in mind the importance of user needs in designing.
SECOND YEAR – SEM III & IV:
The second-year sets the technical base of the field sensitizing students to perceive architectural studies with a much more practical perspective. Offering more options to electives and aided computer technologies to cope with the demands of the field.
THIRD YEAR – SEM V & VI:
These semesters form the foundation of Advanced Skills and allow for hands-on courses, seminars, workshops that run parallel to the situational studios. Here the student is allowed to grow on his or her own trajectory for future specialization.
FOURTH YEAR – SEM VII & VIII:
In the fourth year of the program, the students are imparted with a sound knowledge of all aspects of modern building technology to be able to draw up an integrated framework for activities to implement them well. This is manifested in the manner in which courses under Design and Building Sciences are integrated. To achieve this objective, the course is conducted as a combination of lectures and studios that will be conducted as workshops and labs as required.
FIFTH YEAR – SEM IX & SEM X:
Semester IX is for Professional field training under a registered architect to prepare students to align their early on gathered knowledge of the field and Semester X is for Design Dissertation (Thesis) related courses.
Annual fees for Academic Year 2023 – 2024 for B. Arch course is Rs 3,50,000 per annum.