School of Architecture, Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore Campus, Vellore, T.N

School of Architecture, Vellore Institute of Technology


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Vellore institute of technology was established in the year of 1984 by G.Viswanathan as a Vellore Engineering college. 
The university is famous all over India for offering top-class architectural courses. Accredited as Grade A by NAAC, this private institution is also recognized by ARIIA. 
It has a robust curriculum and provides an outstanding environment for learning to the students.

Courses Offered

Vellore institute of technology offers Bachelor's degree program in Architecture to the candidates. 
This program in Architecture has been approved by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi under the Architects act of 1972. 
To be precise, here are the core and elective courses that are offered under the program to the candidates. 








Core courses

o   Basic Design and Workshop

o   Basic Architectural Graphics

o   Construction Technology - Raw & Processed Natural Materials

o   Professional Practice

o   Principles of Structures

o   Building Services - Plumbing & Sanitary

o   Environmental Studies - Site Planning, Landscape & climatology

o   Strength of Materials

o   Architectural Design - Spatial Understanding

o   History & Theory of Architecture –Contemporary

o   History & Theory of Architecture - Ancient

o   Architectural Design - Rural Study

o   Construction Technology -Concrete & Steel

o   Architectural Internship

o   Architectural Design - Community

o   Architectural Design – Complex Typologies

o   Architectural Design - Digital Design

o   Architectural Thesis

o   Architectural Design – Institutions

o   Architectural Design - Urban Transformation









Elective courses

o   Art Forms Appreciation

o   Ideation

o   Visual Arts - Basic Skill Development

o   Study Tour 1

o   Advanced Architectural Graphics

o   Study Tour 2

o   Theory of Landscape Design

o   Furniture Design

o   Visual Arts - Advanced Skill Development

o   Construction Management

o   Urban and Regional Planning

o   Architecture Focus Study - Research Skills

o   Advanced Building Construction & Technology

o   Architecture Structural Design- Composite

o   Building Services Mechanical & Electrical

o   Design of Services

o   Construction Technology -Aluminium, Glass & Finishes

o   Housing

o   Urban Design

o   Construction Technology -Interiors & Landscape

o   Advanced Architectural Structural Design-- Concrete

o   Advanced Architectural Structural Design-- COMPOSITE

o   Theatre & Film Set Design

o   History & Theory of Architecture -Industrial Era

o   Human Settlements & Vernacular Architecture

o   Architectural Conservation

o   Architectural Photography And Journalism

o   Modern Architectural Thought

o   Advanced digital graphics – Skill development

o   Advanced digital process for architects

o   Applied climatology

o   Architectural Entrepreneurship

o   Arts and crafts workshop

o   Building Systems Integration

o   Visual Communication

o   Sustainable Architecture

o   Modular Coordination

o   History & Theory of Architecture -Medieval

o   Architecture Structural Design - Concrete

o   Computer Graphics - Skill Development

o   Interior Design

o   Architectural Specifications and Estimation

o   Accounting for Architects

o   Architectural illumination and acoustics

o   Structural system evolution

o   Urban ecology

o   Architectural travel studies- 1

o   Architectural travel studies- 2

The program core courses are compulsory for all the students. While the elective courses are available across semesters and can be considered as a part of interdisciplinary learning. 

Course Highlights 

All the courses are updated so that candidates can meet the new challenges in the future.
Students are encouraged to participate in curriculum activities and projects both in and out of the campus.
Education and training are offered by well-known and highly educated professionals who have a name in the architectural world
Practical sessions are given more priority so that students can broaden their knowledge and shape their skills.

Admission Process 

Students willing to take up admission to Vellore institute of technology for pursuing architecture courses can visit the official website. 
The admission process takes place both online as well as offline. Make sure to fill in all the necessary details correctly to avoid the cancellation of admission. 
However, one might also need to visit the University to complete particular procedures.

Result and cut-off

The results and cut-off of the Vellore Institute of Technology are yet to be updated.
However, it will be influenced by multiple factors including the difficulty level of the VITEEE exams, the number of candidates appearing, trends of the previous year's VITEEE cut off and the number of seats available on which the admission is offered. 
Anyone who wants to know more about the results and cut off can keep visiting the official website to update themselves.


The demand for Architecture would be seen rising in the future and there will be huge availability of placement opportunities from renowned firms. 
Students can also start their own architectural consultancy firms in the future. 
Talking about the institution itself, there are many placement events organized where students can receive jobs as well as internship opportunities. 

Campus facility 

Vellore institute of technology is renowned because of the campus facilities it offers to the students. 
There are smart lecture rooms, state of art studios, art and craft workshops, environmental labs, computer labs and even surveying equipment labs. 
Moreover, students would also get access to 3D printing facilities, laser cutting facilities, faculty resource facilities, reprographic facilities, and other trendy technologies. 

Alumni network 

The Vellore institute of technology has a solid and highly reputed alumni network. To be precise, here is the list of some of the alumni. 
Ar. Prasanna Gopal - Transform design, Krithika Subramaniam and Associates, Chennai 
Ar. Gayathri Kalyan - SUNDAR SUNDARAM ARCHITECTS, Coimbatore
Ar. Taher Zoyab - MSAUD -Architecture and Urban Design Columbia University, GSAPP
Ar. B. Smitha - Senior Manager - Academics & Research, Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
The alumni network is well connected with the institute and looks forward to doing so in the future too.

Key Stats

  • YesScholarship Availability
    ExcellentResearch Perspective


    • Design & Architecture
    • Architecture
      Design & Architecture
    • Interior Design
      Design & Architecture
    • Product Design
      Design & Architecture
    • Multimedia & Animation
    • Law
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