Why COA-IET Bhaddal: The best Architecture Institute of Punjab & North India, which is in existence since 2004 through Graduate course “Bachelor of Architecture” (B.Arch.) and started Postgraduate course “Master of Architecture” (M. Arch.) in 2014. CoA has achieved Gold medals and merit positions at graduate level and various meritorious position in Post graduate level out of all IKG-PTU affiliated colleges from all batches passed out so far. Each year our students featured in top ten Merit positions in the PTU merit list. This speaks a lot about the quality education. The Master of Architecture is a professional degree to achieve excellence at par after graduation.
Master of Architecture (M. Arch.) is a two year regular course affiliated to IKG-PTU and approved by AICTE, Govt. of Punjab. COA-IET Bhaddal is the only institution offering this course under IKG PTU affiliated architecture colleges. The course is structured in four semesters focusing on the issues and areas which require in-depth study and detailed analysis to evolve design solutions for built environment. The course provides opportunities to large number of graduates to achieve higher order of skill, proficiency, sense of responsibility& competency in the profession of architecture besides improving options for better employment. Availability of manpower educated also help in meeting the shortage of qualified faculty in Architectural Institutions besides improving the standards of Architectural education.
Master degree program is well regarded and sought after by Architecture firms and Architecture institutions in the country, especially Chandigarh region, one of the most environmentally progressive cities in the country as well as by offices nationwide. The course enhance a critical understanding of architecture as both a discipline with an existing body of knowledge and a set of practices that continuously challenge and add to that body of knowledge. Research is undertaken not only as part of Architectural design but also as complete detailed individual study. Students on completion of Master of Architecture and subsequent practical experience nicely got accepted as expert in various architectural firms and institutions. Our alumni are known for their expertise in environmentally-responsive architecture, for their responsible approaches to urban and social issues, also for understanding and embracing the increasingly complex nature of architectural practice.
B. Arch awarded by any Univ. or equivalent, duly listed in the schedule of the Indian Architect Act 1972 making the person eligible for the registration as an Architect under the Act, with minimum 50% marks at the Graduate level.