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Architecture, Design and Planning


B.Arch program at UIA - ranked among the Best Architecture Colleges in Punjab presents a high degree of industry – academia interface. What makes UIA distinguished among the other colleges in the region is its delivery of course set, which is complemented by productive interaction of students with eminent professionals, providing thorough grounding in a variety of areas across designing, management, architectural history, environmental science and more. Approved by Council of Architecture, UIA is a dynamic center of research and teaching, offering intrepid visualization of plans & designs, and construction of mega-structures.

Professional Grooming via Experiential Learning

Interface with Professional Bodies like COA, IIA, IIE, IGBC, ITPI etc

Visits to Projects Sites, Heritage Structures & Modern Buildings


Employment of architects is projected to grow 7 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

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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Level of Study Under-Graduate

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