Minister of Education, Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, said that the Ministry of Education has decided to relax the eligibility criteria for the Bachelor of Architecture course from the academic year 2020-2021. “In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the partial cancellation of class XII exams by several Boards across the country, the Ministry of Education on the recommendations of Council of Architecture has decided to relax the eligibility for admission to B.Arch course for 2020-2021,” Pokhriyal detailed on Twitter.
“Now, candidates who have passed the 10+2 scheme of examination with PCM subjects or 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics shall be eligible for admission to the first year of B.Arch. Course for 2020-2021. The candidates should have qualified an aptitude test in Architecture, i.e. NATA or JEE for admission to the B.Arch. Course. I wish all the best to candidates seeking admission to the Course,” he added in a series of tweets.
More about B.Arch Course:
B.Arch is a course dedicated to the art and science of designing and planning the structure in the field of construction. This course enriches the ability to create a new design according to the latest trends and technology in construction fields. It is a five-year course and requires a Mathematics background. Students learn the process of construction of commercial buildings, highways construction, malls, complexes, and civil construction by applying their innovative ideas and analytical skills.
Architectural Design, Building Construction, Computer & Software Lab and Design Applications are some of the subjects covered under the B.Arch syllabus. Students after graduating can do freelancing in the field of architecture, and also it is easy to get a job after the B.Arch course. Architecture is a never-ending or vanishing field. People will need Architects in the future as well, so there is a lot of job scope in this field as the opportunities are enormous.
The construction sector, urban planning, and development, and common work departments are some of the lucrative jobs assigned to a B.Arch professional after completing their degree. The skills required in this course are drawing skills, analytical skills, and constructing skills – all of which can be developed in the course.