B.ARCH | M.ARCH Admission Open 2024-25

Any student who wishes to seek knowledge and has a passion to grow in life is suitable to join architecture study. It is necessary to develop good speaking and drawing skills. If you have already taken part in a drawing competition and won a prize, it will be an advantage. If not confident, one can start developing sketching and drawing skills.
Join a class to improve your graphic skills. Study preparation books for NATA – a test to qualify for admission to architecture. Aim to get a good score in your physics, chemistry, and mathematics subjects. Prepare well and attempt the NATA test. If you have a flair for extracurricular activities like debate, dramatics, photography, singing, and dancing, all these will contribute to making you a better candidate to pursue the architecture program of study. However, remember sketching and drawing abilities are very important.
The first and foremost skill is your drawing ability. One needs to be very expressive in putting your ideas on paper in a pictorial way. You should develop a liking for sketching, drawing landscape views, and portraits of people, using watercolors, and drawing pencils of different grades. If you have passed a drawing examination conducted by your State or taken part in a drawing competition, it would be an advantage.
Architecture is a unique discipline of knowledge that keeps both halves of your brain sharp. It trains you in creative as well as analytical abilities.
Careers in architecture are varied and diverse. One can do a job in an architecture firm, in an organization where there is a cell, department, or division for architecture; with experience, one can start their consultancy practice; training in architecture allows foray into diversified fields in the construction industry such as a site architect, project manager, interior designer, landscape designer, furniture designer, valuation expert, CAD specialist, digital perspective, and walkthrough maker, etc. One can also enter into unconnected fields such as product design, the film industry, set design, the military, building photography, etc. Also, architects can immensely contribute to planned real estate development by designing user-friendly and eye-catching projects. .
There are diversified specializations available for an architect to pursue further education. Some of them are Construction Management, Landscape Design, Interior Architecture, Sustainable Design, Environmental Architecture, Urban Design, Town & Country Planning, Green Building, etc.
We were affiliated with Pune University. Now the degree-giving will be by DY Patil University. There will not be any disadvantage in this. There will be flexibility in revising the curriculum, and students will get to learn the latest in the field of architecture. There will be a host of other benefits such as joint studios with other universities and international tie-ups.
The B Arch program at DYPUSOA is approved by the national accreditation body of the Government of India, the Council of Architecture, New Delhi, which regulates standards of architecture schools in India and also gives registration to architects to practice.
The curriculum at DYPUSOA is a mix of theory, practice, and hands-on training. Generally, the first three years are of skill development, and the last two years are of professional development. Also, the University encourages several choice-based electives for students to select from according to their interests.
Rather than calling it ‘civil’ subjects, they fall under the category of construction-based subjects. They are Building Technology and Materials; Building Structures and Building Services, which cover Water Supply and Sanitation, Electrical, Mechanical, Heating Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Building Specifications Quantity Surveying, etc.
The B Arch degree offered by the DYPUSOA is well-recognized all over India and abroad.
After a B. Arch., one needs to register with the Council of Architecture and start a practice or a job. There is no need to have a higher qualification for normal practice. However, doing post-graduation is beneficial if you wish to grow in practice or a job and specialize in niche areas of architecture.
Higher education in India is less expensive than doing it abroad. But doing it in your area of interest allows you to specialize, which is now a need. Doing PG opens up your mind further and makes your thinking wider. You become more mature and knowledgeable in making decisions.
After B Arch, a student can pursue M Arch at DYPUSOA. At present, we offer a specialization in Environmental Architecture. In the future, specialization in Building Science and Sustainable Architecture will be available.
The teacher-student ratio for core subjects like design studio is 1:10 (1 teacher for every 10 students). For other subjects, it is 1:20
Encouraging students to take part in various sports activities is one of the goals of the University. Our students typically take part in outdoor games like cricket, soccer, badminton, etc. Also, the College encourages attending seminars, conferences, expert talks, and important exhibitions.
Architecture study prepares you for creativity and analytics. To develop such an attitude, it is a nice idea to reside on campus. Sometimes you need to hostel residence as you have forgotten an important thing there, or you need to work extra at School, finish all assignments for the day, and go back to the hostel and spend time leisurely. So, the nearness of residence and work studios is recommended.
There are shared hostel facilities available on campus. The type of facility will depend upon the choice of the student. Also, there is a gymnasium, common study room a Wi-Fi facility available. In addition, many private hostel accommodations are available in the vicinity of the campus.
The University runs contract buses on various routes from Pune to the campus and back. In addition, the campus is connected with Talegaon railway station by minibus transport from where several trains are available to Pune. Students also keep their transport for which parking is provided inside campus. Shared taxis, autos or mini buses are available near the campus gate for ferrying you to Talegaon town and railway station.
You are welcome on any day of the week to visit the DYPUSOA and meet faculty members, students, and the principal. Prior intimation is required to make your visit more meaningful. Normally, we are closed on Sundays and the first and third Saturdays.
The fee structure gets revised from time to time. The present tuition fee for 2019-20 is Rs 1,30,000 per academic year. Transport and accommodation, if taken, will be extra.
DY Patil is a brand under which there are engineering colleges, architecture colleges, medical colleges, and other disciplines spread across cities like Kolhapur, Sangli, Pune, and Mumbai. The group holds a respectable position in the education sector. DYPUSOA is six years old and their first outbound batch is well-placed in the job market. We have plans to go for international tie-ups with renowned universities and create opportunities for students to spend a semester abroad. Also, international experts will be invited to be on the campus to teach students. All this makes studying at DYPUSOA an unforgettable experience.
The campus has some new building projects at various stages of construction. So, students are routinely taken there to have on-site experience. In addition, visits to construction sites around Pune and at times in other cities also are organized to give holistic knowledge to students.
The campus is away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It has greenery and a planned landscape which is soothing and supports concentration. The campus has other disciplines such as hotel management, business management, engineering, agriculture, and pharmacy. Students have a chance to mix up which promotes cross-fertilization of ideas. The campus has quality sportsfacilities including a night-lit cricket stadium. Participation in sports is encouraged.
The School encourages students to go for short training programs while on vacation that will benefit the society in which they live. Also, there are Social Responsibility assignments that a student needs to complete and earn credit.