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Architecture Department (5 years)

The department started in the year 1992, which is one of the oldest and the first private management colleges started architecture department in Tamil Nadu. The department is guided by eminent faculty member, experienced subject specialists and Practicing Architects. Existing intake of students is 120. The department has been provided with an independent building with the entire necessary infrastructure as per COA norms. The department has a state of art independent library within the department, exclusively for architecture students. It covers books on the latest subjects and includes national, international journals and e-journals. MOU signed with Auto Desk - Chennai(KKM SOFT) to train Architecture softwares for all the students. Department is one of the NATA (National Aptitude Test for Architecture) Centre approved by Council of Architecture, New Delhi. Every year a minimum of 4-5 students qualified through GATE and pursuing Post Graduation in premier institutions like IIT’s, CEPT, SPA Delhi and foreign Universities.

In the recent (2013) survey conducted by Times group our department has been awarded 2ndposition among the best architecture colleges in Tamil Nadu. National level Architecture Symposiums, Guest lectures, Case study, field visits and workshops are regularly conducted for students. Recently we hosted ITYUTA – 13, on August 13th and 14th- 2013 attended by more than 250 students. Active member in NASA (National Architecture Students Association).To acquire practical exposure and skills, students are constantly & actively participating in zonal & national level student's convention &seminars and have won several prizes both at Zonal & national level. 100% placement of all the batches.

AASA (Adhiyamaan Architecture Students Association) student body conducts weekly activities for students like on-the spot events, design, paper presentation, extra-curricular activities every Saturday afternoons. Every year we document a rural village (in and around Hosur) and the issues related to environment, sanitation and construction are identified and solutions are suggested to the rural people. We also document heritage buildings, urban issues like transportation, slums, market study areas, etc., The Department has trained more than six hundred architects in the last sixteen batches and all our graduated students are well placed in India as well as abroad. The students are ensured an esteemed place in the society.

Achievements

1.Our Students have been obtaining ranks in the Anna University from 2006. 
2.In the year 2008 Mabel Abraham secured the second rank from the Anna University. 
3.To acquire practical exposure and skills, students are constantly & actively participating in zonal & national level students convention & seminars and have won several prizes both at zonal & national level. 
4.Placement of all the earlier batches is 100%. 
5.All the students are either entrepreneurs or well placed in various reputed architectural firms in India and abroad.
6.In the year 2010 "Thesis Award" by COA - New Delhi.

National Association of Students in Architecture (NASA)

The department is one among the 198 member colleges in NASA (a national level body). Our students are encouraged to participate in NASA events right from the beginning and they have won several prizes at NASA & zonal NASA conventions continuously till date. In January 2007, NASA held at MIT Manipal, the students have won the special mention in LOUIS KHAN TROPHY. Our students have also made a remarkable achievement in the NASA 2012, Ahmedabad by being short listed in BACK TO BASICS and a special mention in "ANDC 2011 & 2012" and in NASA held at Gateway College of Architecture – Haryana Feb 2013, the students got short listed in product Design, Journalism and Indian Arch. Apart from this, the students have won many prizes in on- the- spot events & cultural programs regularly.

National Thesis Awards

The national level thesis competition conducted by council of architecture, our students are participating every year and in the year 2010 AJITH SUNNY thesis has been selected and won the 10th place and in the year 2011 JIJUVARGHESE has won the 8th place. In the year 2012, JACKSON PHILIP got short listed.

Laboratory Features

  1. Well equipped Lecture Halls.
  2. Audio Visual Presentation Room.
  3. Design Studios.
  4. Photography Lab.
  5. Climatology Lab.
  6. Multimedia CAD Lab with LAN and 24 hour Internet facilities.
  7. Material Museum - with a collection of all kinds of buildings materials like roofing, floor tiles, sanitary ware, etc.
  8. Design Workshop - equipped with working platform for a group of students who can work on 3D models during the process of design development from the conceptual stage to the final design level.
  9. Construction yard.
  10. Department Library - with latest books, Journals and Magazines in all fields of Architecture covering all disciplines.

Department Information and Details

Approved Intake

2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
40
40
80
120
120
Fees charged ( per annum ) in Rs.
As per Tamil Nadu Government Norms
Pass Percentage during last 5 years
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
84
81
84
93.75
85.71
Teacher Student Ratio
1:10
No. of Faculty Members
Cadre
Number
Professor
2
Assistant Professor
4
Lecturer
8
Visiting Faculty
20
Faculty Profile
Qualification
No. of Faculty
Ph.D
1
Post Graduate
15
Under Graduate
17
Experience of Faculty
Experience
No. of Faculty
Less than 5 years
5
5 to 10 years
10
More than 10 years
17

Industrial Consultancy, Research and Development (During the past 5 years)

Amount of Industrial Consultancy earned ( in lakhs of rupees) Nil
No. of sponsored research projects completed Nil
No. of Patents produced Nil
No. of sponsored research projects in progress Nil
No. of papers published in International Journals 13
No. of papers published in National Journals 20
No. of papers presented in International Conferences/Seminars Nil
No. of papers presented in National Conferences/Seminars 26
No. of International Conferences Conducted Nil
No. of National Conferences Conducted 01
No. of training Programmes/Short Term Courses Conducted Nil

Placement Record for the Previous Year

No. of Companies Visited the Campus
5
Name of the companies Visited & No. of Students Placed  
Maximum salary drawn ( in Rs. p.a)
10,00,000.00 /-
Average salary drawn ( in Rs. p.a)
7,00,000.00 /-
Budget Allocation for the Programme ( in Rs.)
Recurring
48,80,000.00/-
Non-Recurring
9,00,000.00/-
New Initiatives & Future Vision
We envisage our department progressing towards a fully fledged school of Architecture.