Architecture Colleges in Mumbai and Maharashtra - Admission 2017

by Ankita Sabharwal

Architecture Colleges in Mumbai & Maharashtra article discusses the top architecture colleges in Maharashtra,their status (private /government college), the total number of seats, fee structure and the process for admission in these architecture colleges.

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Architecture Colleges in Mumbai 

There are total 67 Architectural colleges in the state of Maharashtra and nearly one-fifth of them are situated in Mumbai or its nearby Sub-Urban areas. This Article gives detailed information about the Top Architecture Colleges in Mumbai, and we have tried selecting best colleges out of the list of Architecture Colleges in Maharashtra.

The Majority of these colleges offers admission to the B.Arch/ B.Planning course on the basis of NATA .Recently National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) has been made a compulsory examination (by Council of Architecture) for the student who wants to take admission in Architecture college/ institute at the graduate level (except in IITs & in JEE Main B.Arch Colleges)

Architecture Colleges in Mumbai

The aim of the list is just to provide information about Top Architecture Colleges in Mumbai and the colleges in the list are not ordered as per the rank of the college

1. Sir JJ College of Architecture

Type of Institute: Government.
Annual B.Arch Intake: 82
Establishment Year: 1913
Annual Fee: Rs. 17,500 

Sir JJ College of Architecture

Details: It is Asia’s first architecture school and was established in 1913, the school of architecture was given the status of the college in the year 1952. It is among the Top 5 Architecture Institutes of the Country and has been ranked as one of the Best Architecture College by many prestigious organizations such as India Today and Outlook Magazine. It is a Government institute and student must score minimum 80 marks out of 200 in NATA exam to be eligible for admission in the institute.

2. Rachana Sansad’s Academy of Architecture

Type of Institute: Aided
Annual B.Arch Intake: 100 [60(aided) +40(un-aided)]
Establishment Year: 1955
Annual Fee: Rs. 20,000

Academy of Architecture

Details: This institute is also ranked among Top 5 Architecture Institutes of the Country. It was established in the year 1955 and since then it has been contributing significantly in full filling the needs of Architectural Professional in the country. Academy of Architecture is an Aided Institute and the annual intake of the institution is 100 students which include 60 seats under aided quota and 40 seats under un-aided quota. The institute is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. The score of NATA and JEE Main (Paper 2) are accepted for admission in the institution.

3. Balwant Sheth School of Architecture

Type of Institute: Private
Annual B.Arch Intake: 40
Establishment Year: 1981
Annual Fee: Rs. 2,30,000 

Balwant Sheth School of Architecture

Details: Established in 1981, this institute is affiliated to Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies which is a Deemed University. Balwant Sheth School of Architecture is a Private Institute and every year only 40 students get admission in the institute. The annual fee for the First year of Bachelor of Architecture program is Rs.2, 30,000. The Institute has its own admission process and admission schedule for the admissions. To be eligible for admission in the institute, the students need to present the score of NATA at the time of admission.

4. Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies

Type of Institute: Private
Annul B.Arch Intake: 80
Establishment Year: 1992
Annual Fee: Rs. 1,00,000

Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies

Details: Established in the year 1992, the institute is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. The candidates who wish to get admission in the institute need to clear NATA and need to present the scorecard at the time of admission. The annual fee is Rs.88, 000. The institution possesses very good infrastructure and the institute has its exchange program under which the students are sent to prestigious Institutes in China, Norway, and Taiwan during their course of studies.

5. IES College of Architecture

Type of Institute: Private
Annul B.Arch Intake: 60
Establishment Year: 1995
Annual Fee: Rs. 70,000

IES College of Architecture

Details: Started in 1995, the institute is among the top preferred colleges by the students, basically because of its location and the standard of education being imparted here. The institute is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and the students from the institute have secured their place in the topper’s list of the University. The annual intake of the institute is 40 students and the annual fee for the first year is Rs. 70.000. The environment of the institution is very energetic because of its young teaching faculty. The admissions are based on the score of National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) Exam.

 All these Architecture Colleges in Mumbai, mentioned above possess approval from All India Council of Technical Education and Council (AICTE) or Council of Architecture (COA).

Admission in Architecture Colleges Maharashtra

The list provides the name of all architecture colleges in Maharashtra. Some of these Government, Government-Aided, and Private institutes take part in Centralized Admission Process (CAP), conducted by Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra. 

In CAP there is a common Counselling and admission to the B.Arch colleges is done on the basis of combined Merit List. In 2014 there were 11 colleges that participated in the Common Counselling Process and they are:

  1. Shri. Sharda Bhavan Education Society's Academy of Architecture, Nanded
  2. Rachna Sansad Academy of Architecture, Mumbai
  3. Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai
  4. St .Wilfred's Institute of Technology, Panvel
  5. Ideal Institute of Architecture, Posheri, Vada
  6. Radhikatai Pandav Institute of Architecture, Nagpur
  7. B.K.P.S. College of Architecture, Pune
  8. Marathwada Mitra Mandal's College of Architecture, Pune
  9. Vidya Pratishthan's School of Architecture, Baramati
  10. Anantrao Pawar College of Architecture, Parvati, Pune
  11. S.B. Patil College of Architecture & Design, Nigdi,Pune

 Rest of the colleges which do not participate in CAP follow their own admission process.

NATA Colleges in Maharashtra

1

P. R. Pote (Patil) Education & Welfare Trust's Group of Institution (Integrated Campus), Amravati

2

Shri Shivaji Education Society's College of Engineering and Technology, Akola

3

Manav School of Architecture, Vyala Tal. Balapur, Dist Akola

4

M.G.M.'s Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad 

5

M.G.M.'s Jawaharlal Nehru College of Architecture, Aurangabad 

6

G.S. Mandal's Marathwada Institute of Technology (Arch.), Aurangabad

7

Javaharlal Nehru Institute of Education Science & Technological Research, Mahatma Gandhi College of Architecture, Vasara

8

Shri. Sharda Bhavan Education Society's Academy of Architecture, Nanded

9

Patel College of Architecture, Aurangabad

10

Rachna Sansad Academy of Architecture, Mumbai

11

Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai

12

Late Shri. Vishnu Waman Thakur Charitable Trust, Viva Institute of Technology, Shirgaon

13

Padmshree Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Architecture, Navi Mumbai

14

Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of Architecture, Belapur, New Mumbai

15

Mahatma Education Society's Pillai's College of Architecture, New Panvel

16

Rizvi College of Architecture,Bandra(W), Mumbai

17

Kamla Raheja Vidhyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies, Mumbai

18

Late Baliram Hiray S.S. Trust's Dr.Baliram Hiray College of Architecture, Mumbai

19

Indian Education Society's College of Architecture, Mumbai

20

The Sultan Khan Educational Trust's Asmita College of Architecture

21

L.S. Raheja School of Architecture, Bandra (E), Mumbai

22

Samayak Sankalp College of Architecture, Aadivali, Ambernath

23

Mahatma Education Society's Pillai's HOC College of Architecture, Rasayani

24

Anjuman-I-Islam's Kalsekar Technical Campus, Panvel

25

St .Wilfred's Institute of Technology,Panvel

26

Lokmanya Tilak Institute of Architecture and Design Studies, Kopar Khairane, New Mumbai.

27

Aditya College of architecture, Borivali (W), Mumbai

28

Thakur School of Architecture, Kandivali

29

Ideal Institute of Architecture, Posheri, Vada

30

CTES College of Architecture, Chembur, Mumbai.

31

Kavi Kulguru Institute of Technology & Science, Ramtek

32

Gondia Education Society's Manoharbhai Patel Institute of Engineering and Technology, Gondia

33

Lady Amritbai Daga College for women, of Smt. Manoramabai Mundle Department of Architecture, Nagpur

34

Lokmanya Tilak Jankalyan Shikshan Sanths's Priyadarshani Institute of Architecture and Design Studies, Nagpur

35

Late Shri Bapuraoji Deshmukh Architecture Degree College, Wardha

36

Swa. Jagannath Jattewar Shikshan Sanstha's, IDEAS- Institute of Design Education & Architectural studies, Nagpur

37

Radhikatai Pandav Institute of Architecture, Nagpur

38

VBSS's, Tulsiramji Gaikwad - Patil College of Architecture, Nagpur.

39

Radhaswami Vividh Karyakari Shaikshanik Sanstha's Adarsh College of Architecture,Khasara,Nagpur

40

Nashik District Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj's College of Architecture, Nashik.

41

N.T.V.S. College of Architecture, Nandurbar

42

Pravara Rural College of Architecture, Loni

43

Shrikrishna Educational & Cultural Mandal's College of Architecture, Jalgaon

44

Khandesh College Education Society's Ojaswini College of Architecture and Design, Jalgaon

45

Pravara Rural Education Society's College of Architecture,Sinnar

46

B.K.P.S. College of Architecture, Pune

47

Dr. D. Y. Patil School Of Architecture

48

Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan.Samstha's ,Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture for Women, Karvenagar, Pune

49

Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Architecture, Karjat-Dhanakvadi, Pune

50

Sinhgad College of Architecture, Vadgaon (BK), Pune

51

Shree Prince Shivaji Maratha Boarding's College of Architecture, Kolhapur

52

Padmashree D.Y. Patil College of Architecture, Kolhapur

53

Marathwada Mitra Mandal's College of Architecture, Pune

54

Appasaheb Birnale College of Architecture, Sangli

55

Shri Siddheshwar Shikshan Mandal's College of Architecture, Solapur

56

Vivekanad Institute of Technology Padmbhushan Vasantdada Patil College of Architecture, Pune

57

M.C.E. Society's Allana College of Architecture, Pune

58

Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil College of Architecture, Pune

59

Sinhgad Institute of Architecture & Design Studies, Kusgaon, ( Budruk), Lonavala

60

Vidya Pratishthan's School of Architecture, Baramati

61

ADA's Minverva College of Architecture, Pune

62

Ayojan School of Architecture and Design, Pune

63

Satish Misal Educational Foundation's BRICK school of Architecture, Pune

64

Smt. Premlatai Chavan College of Architecture Karad, Dist. Satara 

65

Dr. D.Y. Patil Education Academy's Dr. D.Y. Patil School of Architecture, Pune

66

Anantrao Pawar College of Architecture, Parvati, Pune

67

S.B. Patil College of Architecture & Design, Nigdi, Pune

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