Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture for Women

BNCA Campus, Karve Nagar, Pune

Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture for Women


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Located in Pune, Maharashtra the Dr Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture for Women was founded in the year 1994 under the competent leadership of Mr Avinash Wardekar. 
This Institute has been one of the best when it comes to Private architecture colleges in Pune and has surely strived to live upto the name. 
There are numerous courses offered in this college and it is said to be quite a prestigious institution for pursuing studies in the same field. Formerly conceptualized with the agenda of providing quality education to the students, it continues to live up to the name to date.
Although it is a private institution, the quality of education has never been tampered with and to date, they seem to train some of the best minds in this field. 
This college was founded with the agenda to provide the best quality education to women and uplift their condition in society.

Courses Offered

Being one of the best institutes known for the architectural faculty, the BN Architectural College provides both undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees to women.


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As the name would suggest this is an undergraduate degree offered in the course of architecture. This is more of a 5-year integrated course and teaches the students from the basics to the very intricacies of the field of architecture. Each year the institute takes up around 160 students in this course and teaches them the very best of this field. The course is in compliance with the Council of Architecture, DTE Mumbai and the AICTE.

Masters of Landscape Architecture

This one is a postgraduate degree and the course lasts for a duration of two years. The major onus in this course is to learn about nature and its relationship with man as well as the number of concepts and concerns of the same.  This course not only offers a theoretical approach but students are also trained under the practical aspect as well because it is defined to be more of a science

Masters of Environment Architecture

Founded in the year 2006, this course is offered to those who want to have an expert understanding about the field of environmental planning as well as architecture.  The course is offered to students in collaboration with various international scholars and researchers along with prestigious institutions as well.  This one is also a two-year-long programme and perfectly applicable for those who are fresh graduates from the field of architecture.

Masters of Digital Architecture

The key highlights of this course is the major technical support that the field of architecture has received and how it has made our living so much more convenient and luxurious. This one is a two-year-long postgraduate programme and is perfect for those who want to formulate a more practical career. The concept of creativity and uniqueness is given major importance.

Ph.D programs are also offered to students who want to pursue the zenith of education.

Course Highlights

Myriad of courses for the students to choose from so that they can settle upon a specific specialisation and build on the same.
Students are given not only theoretical knowledge but even the practical get has been given under importance to and field-based assignments are vital.
Best trained faculties in this field have imparted the most intricate guidance and helped the students build on their knowledge in the field.
Not only theoretical knowledge but even soft skills and personality training is paid attention to so that the students do not have any problem in work culture.
Introduction of Capel Lab which has helped students to learn through hands-on experimentation.

Admission Procedure

For admission and both the undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses the students have to pass a 10 +2 examination from any authorised board. 
For admission in the bachelor's program, the students have to pass the JEE or NATA with a pass percentage. 
For all the postgraduate degrees the students have to pass an undergraduate course in a field related to architecture from the All India Council for Technical Education or any state government approved institution with a minimum of 50%.

Result and Cutoff

The admission to Dr Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture For Women is Dan strictly on a merit basis. There is no such entrance examination and the results are declared based on your past examination.


Narendra specialised placement cell in Dr Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture for women and they have tie-ups with some of the best companies in the country. The best opportunities provided to the students are good enough. 

Campus Facilities

Some of the best facilities offered on the campus to the students are:
The infrastructure of the campus is at par with the guidelines put down by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi. The campus is spread out at an area of 26 acres and is quite spacious as well as offers an educational atmosphere.
Has a host of opportunities: the carpentry workshop, hobby workshop, seminar halls, computer studios as well as the well-equipped library.
Well structured hostels with ample opportunities for recreation.
Best classrooms with audiovisual systems for practical learning of the students. 
Hitech Computer graphics studios help the students make intricate plans.

Alumni Network

Dr Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture is quite proud as they have trained some of the most prolific minds who are now well settled in the field of architecture. 
The alumni association was started off in the year 1999 and still continues to be quite active with members from all the 19 batches who have graduated to date. Some of them are :
Deepika Khowal: A proud BNCA alumni who pursued masters from Carnegie Mellon University and received the George. W. Anderson Junior Award. 
Anuradha Munshi: participated in the Clean Tech Open 2021 Business Accelerator Compete and came up with one of the most prolific cleantech ideas. She won the Best Pitching Award in the same event.

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