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Architecture, Design and Planning


Architects and their creativity have changed the face of architecture of the world. Career in Architecture is attractive, high paying, and has lots of potential in terms of growth. Besides the required criteria, some essential skills are also required for a career in architecture. Architects can work with construction companies, government organizations, private firms , career in academics, defense services and can work independently as they have many choices in terms of career options.

Approved by Council of Architecture, University Institute of Architecture (UIA) is a center of innovation, design education and research. Along with state-of- the- art workshops and labs an excellent learning environment is offered to the budding architects. UIA offers exceptional resources for application based learning, including NATA Examination Center, which is maintained by the institute.

University Institute of Architecture is a very culturally evolved academic centre where many cultural activities are held to build and evolve the overall personality and grooming of students for making them better citizens of society.

Under-Graduate Courses

University Institute of Architecture

University Institute of Architecture (UIA) at Chandigarh University is a nationally acclaimed institute approved by Council of Architecture. It is a dynamic center of research and teaching in Design, Planning, Built Heritage, "Green Architecture, Visualization, Prototyping, and Computer Assisted Design. Students here pursue Bachelor of Architecture, Design from top architecture institute. It is one of the top architecture colleges of Punjab, Chandigarh and surrounding regions. UIA is located in the vicinity of Chandigarh; the largest and the most daring experiment in modern urbanism which has become the Mecca for architects from all over the world.

Chandigarh’s pre- eminence as an International City rests largely on the world renowned architect of the 20 th century Le Corbusier; who developed its master plan in 1951, based on his urban planning theories and his masterly architectural works. UIA with its unique inherent potential and location aims at training professionals in the tradition of contemporary architecture and design to extend the frontiers of creativity ushered in by the incomparable Master.

UIA offers exceptional resources for application based learning, including the NATA Examination Centre, which is maintained by the institute. The students get hands-on training on software applications like AutoCAD, 3Ds Max V-Ray, Revit and Sketch-up. Educational and study tours to heritage and modern architecturally important buildings are a part of the curriculum. The students are involved in innovative activities to develop strong ecological and environmental sensitization.

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