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Bachelor of Architecture in Building & Construction Management is an undergraduate Architecture Engineering course. The degree is awarded after successful completion of a five years program or course that covers the study of management aspects and supervision techniques specific to the building industry while developing detailed knowledge about building and construction processes and materials. The five years duration also includes the apprenticeship which is usually in the last semester, which has to be done under a practicing architect. The B.Arch. (Building & Construction Management) degree program often combines the study of architecture, construction, liberal arts, mathematics, and science technology courses.

How is B.Arch. Building & Construction Management Course Beneficial?

  • The B.Arch. (Building & Construction Management) degree holders are readily accepted into the architecture and building & construction industry, both into government organizations as well as private property development and building companies.
  • They should have design and build companies, civil engineering contractors, building and project management companies or consultancies.
  • They have also the option of local authorities and government agencies, housing associations, health authorities and the service industries.
  • They can go for further higher studies such as Master degree and then for research work.

Eligibility

  • The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing a B.Arch. (Building & Construction Management) degree is qualifying 10+2 or equivalent examination, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with a reasonably high percentage of marks (minimum 50%) in the aggregate and clearing the different national and state level entrance exams such as Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) etc, conducted by different universities and colleges across the country.
  • Besides the entrance exam, one another exam i.e. National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is conducted by the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), Pune, which is a body of Council of Architecture (CoA). National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is essential for getting admissions to the B.Arch. degree course at the major institutes or colleges of Architecture such as the NITs, IITs, etc. across the country.
  • Selection to the B.Arch. (Building & Construction Management) degree course is based on marks secured in the final merit i.e. total marks aggregated in the final exams of 10+2 and the entrance exams.
  • A Joint entrance Exam (JEE) is conducted by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the country. The entrance to the IITs can be secured only after clearing this JEE.
  • An examination is also conducted by the Associate Membership of the Institute of Engineers (AMIE), which enables working people in the private/public sector and diploma holders to acquire a Bachelor's degree in Architecture (Building & Construction Management) through distance education. The degree awarded is considered equivalent to a regular B.Arch. (Building & Construction Management) degree.

Syllabus

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

1

Acoustics

2

Applied Mechanics

3

Architectural Design (Drawing and Painting)

4

Architecture-related software packages such as Auto CAD and 3D Studio Max

5

Building Cost Planning 

6

Building Economics 

7

Building Environmental Studies

8

Building Materials Science 

9

Building Project Evaluation 

10

Building Safety 

11

Computer Applications

12

Construction Finance 

13

Draughtsman ship

14

Estimating and Costing

15

History of Architecture

16

Materials Management

17

Methods of Construction

18

Project Management

19

Structural Designing

20

Surveying and Levelling

Course Suitability

  • They should have specific skills in logical thinking, numeracy and computing, as well as the ability to deal with both complex technical detail and the wider demands of a project.
  • Candidates must have an awareness of issues when planning and managing construction projects, such as cost, environmental considerations and building regulations.
  • They should have an understanding of health and safety within the construction industry; an understanding of effective leadership skills and effective management of employees.
  • Applicants willing for higher research studies also are good match for the course.   

Employment Areas

  • Building Products Manufacturers
  • Construction Companies
  • Engineering Firms
  • Government Agencies
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Large Corporations
  • Lighting Design
  • Manufactured Housing

Job Types

  • Project  Expeditor
  • Business Development Coordinator
  • Estimator
  • Field Engineer
  • Owner's Representative
  • Project Engineer
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Site Superintendent
  • Project Manager
  • Teacher


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Miran burhan

Please send me more details about the program? Fee and the duration. when it gonna start? do you have dorm? Do you have course for construction management for few weeks? Thank you!

Feb. 13, 2017, 1:02 a.m. Reply
Nsim

Fee and duration of the course depends upon the colleges that offers the course. We don't provide the B.Arch course, we aim at providing general information regarding different courses approved by universities.

Feb. 15, 2017, 12:40 p.m.



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