Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)

B.Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture) is a 5 years long undergraduate level Degree course. This professional course is related to the field of Architecture.

Architecture deals with design, planning and construction of buildings and other physical structures. Usually, buildings and physical structures are said to be the product of architectural work. Sometimes, other than buildings, even construction of non-building structures becomes a part of the course of architecture.

In short, architecture plays a huge role in the design and construction of humble homes and buildings to imposing dams, bridges and tunnels! An architect is a professional, who through his/her skills, is able to perform the tasks of planning, designing and constructing buildings, physical structures and non-building structures. Poornima University, Best university in Rajasthan is ranked amongst the Top B.Arch Colleges in India, ranked 13 by the Outlook Magazine, which makes it one of the best institutes in the country to pursue architecture from.

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NATA 2020


NATA was the approved Aptitude Test for getting admission into B. Arch. and is conducted by the COA. The test measures the required aptitude of a candidate for successfully completing the course from some of the Best architecture colleges in India affiliated to NATA.


For securing admission in B.Arch, candidates may come from the following backgrounds:

  • 10+2 or equivalent passed/appearing with Mathematics as one of the subjects of examination;
  • 10+3 Diploma (any stream) passed/appearing recognized by Central/State Govt. with Mathematics as one of the subjects of examination;
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma passed/appearing, after 10 years of Schooling with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.
  • However, if any candidate is applying for admission in B.Arch. then he/she must have cleared senior secondary (10+2) examination with mathematics as one of the subjects or equivalent examination and secured minimum 50% aggregate in 10+2.


Any person who wants to take admission to Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) shall appear in NATA, since most of the colleges/ school of Architecture take admission on the basis of NATA. However, there are various other methods adopted by various Schools of Architecture for the admission of B.Arch. For further details, the respective website of Colleges/ Schools of Architecture shall be visited.


NATA 2020 will be conducted 2 times this year, 19th April 2020 & 31st May 2020, with last registration dates to be 16th March 2020 and 4th May 2020 respectively.


NATA 2020 has following major changes as compared to the earlier version of NATA exam;

  • NATA 2020 will be conducted 2 times this year, 19th April 2020 & 31st May 2020, with last registration dates to be 16th March 2020 and 4th May 2020 respectively.
  • The mode of examination will be a mix of online & offline mode in NATA 2020.
  • The pattern for the exam has also been changed. Part A (Online) is now Drawing with 3 questions totalling 125 marks. Part B (Offline) will be PCM instead of Mathematics and General Aptitude-Logical Reasoning, with 50 questions totalling 75 marks.
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1.End Of Registration15th2020(11:59 PM)
2.Image uploads allowed till19th2020(11:59 PM)
3.Fee payment allowed till19th2020(11:59 PM)
4.Confirmation page printing available allowed till22th2020(11:59 PM)
5. Candidate Correction Window
(1.5 hrs each)
20th2020(11:59 PM) to 22 nd2020(11:59 PM)

The total marking for the NATA exam is the same i.e. 200 marks for the total exam; however the distribution of marks against each component of the exam has changed.

Syllabus for NATA-2020

Section Important Topics
Paper A (Drawing) Scale & Proportion, Geometric Composition, Colour Harmony, 3D,2D Transformation, Perspective Drawing, Urban landscape, Day to Day object drawing.
Paper B (Mathematics) Algebra, Logarithms, Matrices, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, Theory & Application of Calculas, Permutation and Combination, 3D Geometry, Statistics & Probability
Paper B (Physics) Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electromagnatic Induction, Optics, Atoms and Nuclie, Electronic Devises
Paper B (Chemistry) Basic Concepts, Thermodynamics, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Bonding
Paper B (General Awareness) Mathematical Reasoning Sets & Relations


The score in the exam is allotted as per the students’ ability and aptitude for the following:

  • Sketching ability with proportionality in objects. The sketch should also be visually appealing
  • Visualizing and drawing effects of light, complete with the idea of shadows
  • Perspective drawing
  • Compositing or combining 3D objects to form structures and buildings
  • Creating a 2D composition with the help of given shapes and objects
  • Visually appealing balance of provided colours
  • Drawing with scales and proportions in mind
  • Sketching on themes based on day-to-day experiences

In order to pass NATA, the candidate has to secure a minimum of 50 out of the total of 200 scores, with a minimum score of 25% marks in each part of the exam (30 +20).


NATA Score is valid for one year only.



NATA coaching is a social cause movement by Poornima University, the best architecture college in Jaipur, for NATA aspirants. The free coaching at Poornima University is a module-based short term course, providing benefit to students by repeating modules for over strengthening of certain topics. The classes are conducted by experienced faculties of Architecture.


In order to pass NATA, the candidate has to secure a minimum of 50 marks out of the total of 200 scores, with minimum score of 25% marks in each part of the exam.


NATA Information Brochure 2019

Guideline Document For Applying to NATA – 2020



Best Works of School of Planning & Architecture


Poornima University, one of the top B.Arch colleges in India, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ar. Shashikant Singhi as Design Chair of School of Planning & Architecture. Ar. Shashikant Singhi has professional expertise and wide-ranging experience in various prestigious assignments for designing and construction of institutions, public buildings and industrial houses.

Ar. Shashikant Singhi has always been a great source of inspiration to fellow professionals and students. His contribution towards the growth of architecture as a profession is acknowledged and designs are widely appreciated in the society.

Ar. Shashikant Singhi is B.Arch. (Honours) from J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai. Ar. Shashikant Singhi was actively involved in architecture and project management consultancy during 1985-1999 in Jaipur. During this period he was responsible for timely completion of many large-sized projects.


(10 + 2 With 50% in Physics, chemistry & Maths and also 50 % Aggregate from CBSE / equivalent board) OR (Passed in 10+3 Diploma with maths as compulsory subject with 50% aggregate) inlcuding valid NATA Score as per NATA 2021 guidelines or valid JEE paper 2 score as per COA norms.


Course Semester Fee
B.Arch. Rs. 57500

Administrative Fee – Rs 10,000 & Caution Money (refundable) – Rs 5,000

If application of withdrawal Received Deduction to be made
Before 15 Days of Commencement of Classes INR 5000
Within 15 days of Commencement of Classes 10% of annual fees (tuition + development + Admin)
More than 15 days but less than 30 days of
Commencement of Classes
20% of annual fees (tuition + development + Admin)
After 30 days of the date of commencement of classes No Refund
Please Note:
1. Minimum deduction of INR 5000 will be done against cancellation
2. Any admission after 30 days of commencement of class will not be eligible for any refund of any sort

*As per session 2020-21, subject to change for session 2021-22


B. Arch. Scholarships on tuition fee
Percentage in class 12th ( Aggregate of best 5 Subjects) Before 5th September Between 6th Sept. to 30th Sept. 2020 Between 1st Oct. to 15th Oct. 2020
>=85% 90% 60% 30%
Between 75% to 84.99 % 70% 45% 25%
Between 65% to 74.99 % 50% 35% 20%
Between 55% to 64.99 % 30% 20% 10%

NATA & JEE score based scholarship for B.Arch
(Applicable up to 10 days after the declarations of result - NATA/JEE)
Nata Score Scholarship
Above 115 90%
105 to 115 70%
95 to 105 50%
80 to 95 30%
JEE Score Scholarship
Rank 1 to 40,000 90%
Rank 40,000 to 80,000 70%
Rank 80,000 to 1,60,000 50%
Rank 1,60,000 to 2,00,000 30%

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The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures the aptitude of the applicant for the specific field of study, i.e., Architecture. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are related to the specific field of study, i.e. Architecture. Once the student qualifies the exam with good marks, s/he becomes eligible to get admission in top B.Arch colleges in India.
Qualifying marks for NATA-2020 would be based on the following rules:
1. A minimum of 32 marks out of 125 marks must be secured in Part A (approximately 25%)
2. A minimum of 18 marks out of 75 marks must be secured in Part B (approximately25% )
3. Overall qualifying marks (out of 200) would be based on post-exam statistics and at the discretion of the Council.
A Candidate will not qualify in NATA-2020 unless he/she satisfies all three conditions mentioned above.
Only candidates who have the following credentials shall be eligible for admission to B.Arch. Course in the best architecture colleges in India:
1. Qualified through the recognized aptitude test in Architecture (NATA or equivalent) in 2020
2. Have gone through any of the following curriculum with marks as prescribed below:
a. Secured at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination;
b. Or passed 10+3 diploma examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate
Being the best architecture college in Jaipur, India, Poornima University makes it mandatory for applicants to meet any one of the eligibility criteria mentioned above.

For admission in Poornima University, a student must successfully complete a 3-year diploma in the relevant stream, in this case, CSE. The student must also present the all valid documents to take B arch admission in the desired stream at the time of admission.

“Professional degree” in architecture in India is B.Arch. i.e., Bachelors in Architecture. It is recognized by the government under the Architect’s Act, 1972. As per this act, the title and profession of “Architect” can only be used and exercised after successfully undertaking a 5- year B.Arch. course in a recognized institute and registration with Council of Architecture. Council of Architecture (CoA) is the regulatory body controlling architecture education and profession in India. Only colleges/institutes/schools/universities recognized by CoA can impart 5 year B.Arch. degree course in India. A list of all eligible colleges/institutes/schools/ universities is available on the official CoA website,

After finishing B.Arch. course from a reputed B.Arch college in India, you have the option to work in the building and construction sector for the government, any private company or self! Alternatively, you can enter any and every design field. It may range from Automobile designing to Product designing, from Government jobs to Self-practise. If you are an architect and wish to pursue higher studies, you can enter almost all the masters' design programs.
Some of the fields where you can work are:
1. Building Surveyor
2. Landscape Architect
3. Consultant
4. Project Manager
5. Project Supervisor
6. Design Architect
7. Building Inspector
8. Restoration Specialist
9. Teacher/Instructor, among others

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