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Why Join University Institute of Architecture?

  • Learning by doing is a key strength of our courses. Architecture students taught by conducting workshops and design studios working on wide unique live projects.
  • Interface with professional bodies like CoA, IIA, IGBC, INTACH, ITPI, IIID, PEDA etc.
  • Advanced Teaching Pedagogy: E-learning platforms, Credit based MOOC courses, Enterpneurship courses, Life skills development and mentoring; Specialization based departmental elective and 70+ Open electives courses.
  • Global Exposure: UIA has extensive alliance with top renowned international universities in 50+ countries.
  • Consultancy and Entrepreneurship: Providing world class infrastructure, renowned academicians and an ideal environment for Research and Innovation.

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What makes University Institute of Architecture unique?

At UIA, we help students explore and expand their creativity, conceptualization temperament and aesthetics. We present a high degree of industry – academia interface and facilitate our students with industry-led training. Experienced faculty, study-abroad options and interaction with practicing architects are just a few of the benefits you will receive as a CU architecture student.

  • Curriculum at par with employability requirements of the industry
  • Content Delivery & Mentoring by Experienced Faculty & Industry Experts
  • Project based Experiential Learning to prepare the students for the challenging real-time situations
  • Involving students in ISR activities lead to the upliftment of deprived sections of the society as well as gives students a chance to put theory into practice
  • Regular Workshops, Seminars & In-house Technical Clubs help nurture the practical know-how of students


Prof.(Ar)Pawan Kumar Sharma
Principal, Architecture

University Institute of Architecture is an esteemed institution in the field of architectural education in the region. We have the faculty team who has expertise in subjects like sustainable architecture, construction project management, urban planning, etc., all of which are areas of global concern.

Chandigarh University has a futuristic vision and endeavors to prepare core professionals in the field. UIA is fully equipped with latest infrastructure, advanced teaching equipment, updated laboratories and research facilities.

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Industry Sponsored Labs

Climatology Lab

This laboratory is fully equipped with the latest tools and equipment so that students can carry out their study with respect to climate. This helps them in strengthening their architectural design projects keeping in mind the climatic conditions of the site.

Plumbing & Sanitation Lab

Plumbing & Sanitation Lab is equipped with the latest fittings, pipes, joints, etc. for plumbing and sanitation purposes. This domain is an important part of studies related to building technologies and services.

Electrical & Illumination Lab

Electrical/Lighting and Illumination Lab In this lab, students learn about the electrical services, wiring, fittings and lighting fixtures that are required in a building.

Awards & Rankings

Chandigarh University, Punjab enjoys high standing among many national rating services that evaluate quality of education, research activity, affordability and athletic excellence.

Best Student Friendly University – Star Group

Eduprenuers Award – By Discovery Watch

Ranked 16th among Top Architecture Institutions