Curriculum B.Arch.

Gateway College of Architecture and Design has a unique feature of using one afternoon a week for extra mural activities designed for improving communication skills, building qualities of leadership, organizational ability and management skills. This time table activity is compulsory for all and is based on holding inter house competitions in literary art, performing art and fine art activities. These afternoons are organized and managed by the students after structuring an activity calendar for the whole semester in the beginning of the semester.

This college also offers the opportunity of learning by traveling through its regular educational tours which are held once a year.

Core Subjects and Syllabus

5 years of graduations covers vast areas of subjects, some of them include

Semester 1 Semester 2
Architectural Design I Architectural Design II
Architectural Drawing I Architectural Drawing II
Graphics I Graphics II
History of Architecture I Principles of Architecture II
Principles of Architecture I Building Construction II
Workshop I Climate responsive
Building Structural Design II
Building Materials Educational Tour II
Theory of Structures English language skills
English language lab
Semester 3 Semester 4
Architectural Design Architectural Design
Architectural Drawing III Principles ofArchitecture IV
Graphics III Site Planning and theory of Landscape
History of Architecture III Building Construction IV
Workshop III Building Services IV
Building Construction III Building Services IV
Advanced Building Materials III Structural Design IV
Building Services III Surveying Practice
Structural Design III Computer inArchitecture IV
Environmental Sciences* Educational Tour IV
Semester 5 Semester 6
Architectural Design V Architectural Design VI
History of Architecture V Modern &
Building Construction V Working Drawing VI
Building Services V Building Services VI
Structural Design V Structural Design VI
Specifications Building Maintenance VI
Building byelaws & Office management Computer in Architecture VI
Computer in Architecture V Educational Tour
Constitution of India/Essence of Indian Traditional Knowledge*
Semester 7 Semester 8
Practical Training Architectural Design VIII
Research Techniques
Building Construction
Programme Elective I
Urban and Regional Planning-VIII
Programme Elective II
Conservation of Built Heritage-VIII
Energy Conscious Architecture-VIII
Disaster Management in Architecture--VIII
Programme Elective III
Interior Design-VIII
Building Information Management System
Advanced Structural Design VIII
Semester 9 Semester 10
Architectural Design IX Architectural Thesis
Project Management IX Professional Practice
Dissertation IX
Building Construction IX
Programme Elective
Programme Elective V
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