Top 30 Architecture Colleges (Private) in India: Rankings, Admissions, Placements & Courses

The profession of an Architect involves designing buildings, communities, open areas, and other artificial constructions and environments, typically with proper regard to functionality and aesthetics. Architecture also comprises designing of furnishings and decorations.

The courses of architecture are generally a mix of engineering, arts, and technology essential to the field. Having good drawing skills is one of the most basic requirements for this field. Various courses are offered at different levels in this field, B.Arch. spanning over 5 years being the most prominent programme. The candidates can also register for COA (Council of Architecture) on completion of this course.

From the elaborate design work in the Bhimbetka caves to the high-rise skyscrapers adorning the modern-day city-skylines, Indian architecture always has been the envy of the world. Indian architects have been in high demand after globalisation, even for multinational companies. With such strong a trend we often see Indian architecture freshers being paid in crores.

To keep up with the trend, many numbers of architectural institutions have emerged in the country. Some of the private colleges are standing toe-to-toe with the leading government colleges. If you are an aspiring architect you should go through the list of best private architecture colleges in India as well to maximise your chances of studying at one of the best institutes. IIRF has done the job easier for you by ranking the best 30 architecture colleges in India 2021.

Find your college from the top 30 architecture colleges in India 2021!

Rank *Name of Architecture College (Private)CityState
1Department of Architecture & Planning, Birla Institute of Technology MesraJharkhand
2Manipal School of Architecture and Planning, MAHE-Manipal ManipalKarnataka
3L S Raheja School of Architecture MumbaiMaharashtra
4Rizvi College of Architecture MumbaiMaharashtra
5Sushant School of Arts and Architecture, Sushant University GurugramHaryana
6BMS College of Architecture BengaluruKarnataka
7School of Architecture, Vadodra Design Academy VadodraGujarat
8Institute of Architecture & Planning, NIRMA University AhmedabadGujarat
9BALWANT SHETH SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, NMIMS University MumbaiMaharashtra
10School of Architecture, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research ChennaiTamil Nadu
11Institute of Design Environment and Architecture NasikMaharashtra
12ICFAI School of Architecture HyderabadTelangana
13Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies MumbaiMaharashtra
14RV College of Architecture BengaluruKarnataka
15School of Architecture, Vellore Institute of Technology VelloreTamil Nadu
16Holy Crescent College of Architecture ErnakulamKerala
17Bharti Vidyapeeth College of Architecture PuneMaharashtra
18Piloo Mody College of Architecture CuttackOdisha
19School of Architecture, KLE Technological University HubliKarnataka
20KITS NagpurMaharashtra
21AMITY School of Architecture and Planning NoidaUttar Pradesh
22Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture for Women PuneMaharashtra
23Sidhganga Institute of Technology TumkurKarnataka
24Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture RajkotGujarat
25School of Architecture REVA University BengaluruKarnataka
26Department of Architecture, Madhav Institute of Technology and Science GwaliorMadhya Pradesh
27GITAM School of Architecture VisakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh
28SRM School of Architecture KanchipuramTamil Nadu
29Dr. D Y Patil College of Architecture, Pune PuneMaharashtra
30School of Architecture, K L University GunturAndhra Pradesh
30Hindusthan School of Architecture CoimbatoreTamil Nadu