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Welcome to the Department of Architecture at Periyar Maniammai Institute of science and technology. The Department established in the academic year 1995-96 has continuously made significant strides in the field of Architectural education with all round performance academically, socially and environmentally. It is marching towards 25 years of excellence. The well designed Architectural program encapsulates all the aspects of the current profession and society. The Department has a strong tradition of fostering independent designing , research and social responsibility.


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The Department’s faculty reflect decades of their experience at the highest level on their profession. Visiting faculty members comprising leading practicing Architects provides students an insight into the trends and requirements of the real profession, within the academic framework. The Department provides a conducive environment to the students to develop creativity, soft skills, and practical skills and apply them to the real-world design solutions. To motivate the students the department organizes regular workshops, seminars, case-study visits and skill-development programmes periodically.

We welcome you to the vibrant Department of Architecture as an undergraduate or postgraduate or research student and we hope to be a part of your successful career.

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Programme Overview

The Architectural degree is designed in such a way that it fulfills the educational component of professional certifying body Council of Architecture (CoA). Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) is a 5 year full-time programme comprising 10 semesters. The Program is a comprehensive amalgamation of professionally oriented course design and Outcome Based Education system.

The peer learning methodologies adopted in the Department, facilitates interaction and knowledge transmission and inculcate collaborative attitude in the profession. The curriculum is designed by experts from academia and professionals to meet the various multi-disciplinary knowledge that an architect must possess to design the built environment.

Scope of Architecture

  • Career in Architecture is attractive, lucrative and has lots of potential in terms of development in the construction industry and allied fields.
  • The scope expands around Building designer, Interior designer, Landscape designer, Art/Set designer, Project Management Consultant, Construction Manager, Academician, Urban planner, Product designer, Government organisations, Client side Architect, Client side Arbitrator, 3D Visualizer, etc.


  • The department has separate Studios, Audio Visual halls with smart class equipment, exclusive computer centre with latest hardware and software, state of the art climatology and audio visual labs, building material museum, construction yards and exclusive department library.


  • Workshops on arts and crafts, construction, services are made as a part of curriculum for the students to get hands-on experience.
  • Regular case study visits and study tours, educational tours throughout India and abroad are incorporated in the curriculum.
  • Value added courses on Design software's - AUTOCAD, Sketchup, Revit and 3Ds max.
  • Hands on experience through Design, Art, Construction and services workshops.
  • Students are actively involved in various consultancy services rendered by the Department as EARN WHILE LEARN programme.
  • Regular case study visits and study tours, educational tours throughout India and abroad are incorporated in the curriculum

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