Bachelor of Architecture 
About The School

The School of Architecture, Planning and Design was started from 2014 – 2015 as per the guidelines of the Council of Architecture. The school aims at providing quality education in the field of Architecture to cater to the need of the hour in the country’s path of progress. In the background of Odisha’s development for the last few decades in general and the phenomenal growth of Bhubaneswar from the second city of the state to a burgeoning capital city nearly touching 10 lakh population, it is imperative that the need for Architectural Institutions is on the rise. The motto of the school is to give the society young and qualified people who are not only conscientious architects but are also responsible decision makers who give utmost value to sustainability and inclusivity.

The School of Architecture, Planning and Design (SoAPaD) of the University follows the guidelines of the Council of Architecture (COA). With rising economic status and aspiration of the people, environmental consciousness and scarcity of traditional building materials, the demand for architects and planners in the country has gone up. The School has developed curriculum and pedagogy keeping in mind sustainability and inclusivity. 

School of Architecture, Planning and Design offers Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) degree in its Bhubaneswar Campus at Jatni.


5 – Year Degree Course in Bachelors of Architecture.
Duration of the Course:

  1. The Bachelor of Architecture course shall be of minimum duration of 5 Academic years or 10 semesters.
  2. This includes one semester of practical training in a Professional office in the 9th semester.
  3. Registration under the Architects Act 1972 is accepted only after successful completion of the 10 semesters.

Eligibility for Admission

As per COA Regulations only candidates who have qualified the National Aptitude Test in Architecture ( NATA ) or equivalent Aptitude Test in Architecture conducted by Main J.E.E. and have secured at least 50 % marks in 10 + 2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects, shall be eligible for admission to 1st year of the 5 – Year B.Arch. Degree Course.


School of Architecture, Planning and Design, CUTM, Jatni, Bhubaneswar is a designated NATA Test Centre.

For more details on NATA and designated Test Centres, visit website

Admission Information

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Bachelors of Architecture

Candidates who have qualified the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) or Equivalent aptitude test in Architecture conducted by main JEE or State JEE and secured at least 50% marks in 10+2 with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

Based on the rank of eligible candidates

·Five years full-time programme, offered through ten semesters.

·Every student goes through internship in a professional organization in the 9th Semester. 

·A student requires 256 credits to get the final degree.

Possible Job Opportunities

Architects can work with construction companies, or other senior architects firms where they are asked to serve as a designer.

Initially an architect is expected to understand the prerequisites of clients and strike a right balance between function & aesthetics.

Additionally, an architect can help the society by his ideas in terms of balancing the requirements of spaces, appearance, Project management, financial budget and time frame. Now days, many architects have started working independently and are earning their livelihood through consultancy fees which entirely depends upon the skills and profile as well as work experience.

The following shows the list of architect jobs in India in various public & private organization & sectors.

Government organizations

  • Public Works Department (PWD)
  • Archaeological Department,
  • Ministry of Defense,
  • National Building Organization(NBO)
  • Town and Country Planning Organization,
  • National Institute of Urban Affairs,
  • Departments of Railways,
  • Post and Telegraphs,
  • Public Sector Undertakings,
  • Housing and Urban Development Corporation,
  • National Building Construction Corporation Ltd., etc.
  • Some other organizations or bodies like State Departments
  • Housing Boards,
  • Local Bodies for construction works,

Private Organisations

  • Architecture Firms,
  • Independent Consultantcy,
  • Construction companies ( DLF, L & T, Relaiance , Godrej, CCCL, etc)
  • Academician ( Lecturer in Architecture Colleges)
  • Art Director ( Film Industry)
  • Resident Project Architect ( MNC )

Free Lancer Designer for overseas company projects e.t.c


The program offers an internship period of 6 months in its 9th semester which is availed by the students to increase their knowledge and know the professional practice. This can be done in any architectural office (under a registered Architect having good experience) of the student’s choice keeping in view proper exposure and quality of practice

Orientation of 2015-2020 Batch

On 7th September,2015 the Induction Ceremony of the 2015-2020 batch took place in the Art Court. The students were introduced to the members of faculty. The Director, Principal Administrator and Chief Mentor addressed the students and informed them about the various activities of CUTM.

Lecture by Dean Architecture, BPUT and Principal

On 3rd September, 2015 t Dr. Santosh Kumar Misra, Dean Architecture, BPUT gave a lecture on “Architecture in India “. Later Dr.Sudeshna Datta Chadhuri also gave a talk on how literature is related to architecture. After this, the Principal, Ratnamala Misra welcomed the students and introduced the 5 – year full time Course of Architecture.




Computer Laboratory

Material Museum

Construction Yard

Climatology Laboratory


Model Making Workshop

Wood Engineering Workshop


Workshop on Global Vernacular Pattern and Indian Case Study

Workshop on

Global Vernacular Pattern and Indian Case Study


22nd July 2016

By, Ar. Gaurav Das Mahapatra


Photography Workshop

Photography Workshop


17th September 2016

By, Ar. Shakti P. Nanda

Tribal Village Planning based on Indo-Australian Construction Techniques

Tribal Village Planning based on Indo-Australian Contruction Techniques

19th - 29th November 2016


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UGC Approval

AICTE Approval

NAAC Accredited A Grade

NOC Higher Education

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