Chandigarh College of Architecture

Chandigarh College of Architecture

Architecture Colleges

  Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India

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Established On
Private Institute
Affiliated to
Punjab University
Coaching Type
Co-educational Institution

About Institution

The Chandigarh College of Architecture (or CCA) is a college imparting education and research in the field of architecture. It covers the north-western region of India including the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir as well as the Union Territory of Chandigarh. The college has an enrolment of 200 undergraduates.Chandigarh College of Architecture was established on 7 August 1961 in Chandigarh, India, and was set up to impart education in architecture. Le Corbusier, who developed Chandigarh's master plan in 1951, got CCA established as a part of the Chandigarh Experiment.The college offers a five-year program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) for which it is affiliated to the Panjab University in the Faculty of Design and Fine Arts. A semester system has been in place since 1972. A two-tier scheme has been in effect from 1985. The 10 semester course is offered in two tiers: Stage One, from first to sixth semester or three years and Stage Two, from seventh to tenth semester or two years. Stage One consists of theoretical subjects, tutorials, workshop practice and studio work for a basic grounding in the knowledge about architecture and its tools and skills. Stage Two comprises a six-month practical training followed by a large number of elective courses and studies of urban design, professional practice, town-planning and a thesis. In 1998, the program was modified to introduce more interdisciplinary courses and upcoming themes like building automation and sustainable design.

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Course Details

Duration of course
: 5 Years
Course Name
: Architecture
Course Under university
: Punjab University
System of examinations
: Semester
Lateral Entry Availability
: No
: Pass in Higher Secondary
Admission Procedure
: The admission is made on the basis of the JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (MAINS) conducted by the CBSE provided the candidates are otherwise eligible for admission to the Institution in terms of the eligibility conditions imposed by Punjab University . The candidates who do not qualify JEE (MAINS) Paper II, shall not be considered for admission to B.Arch. Five-year Degree Course. For detailed information about the course and the Institution, the applicants are advised to consult the college. The total intake of students is limited to 40 seats including five (5) seats reserved by Govt. of India for nominees of States/U.T deficient in technical education facilities. For admission details refer to Joint Admission Brochure 2014 and website:
Course Type
: Full time

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Mr Pradeep Kumar Bhagat


Vidya Path, Sector 12 D, Chandigarh, 160012



 Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India


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Mr Pradeep Kumar Bhagat

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