Architecture engineering is a division of engineering that deals with the construction of buildings comprising its ventilation, air conditioning systems, structural integrity, lightning planning, fire safety and electrical systems. Architectural engineer’s job is to provide plans on construction design and layouts of a building and structures on which they work. A candidate who specializes in this field is known as an architect. Architects are the licensed qualified professionals in the art and science of building. Apart from construction and designing, architects are also taught in activities ranging from theoretical problem solving to project management. Architecture engineering is a multi-disciplinary profession that involves a range of tasks at work. This field has become one of the most career oriented field for students in recent times.

List of Courses: -


  • Diploma in Architecture Engineering    
  • Diploma in Architecture Assistantship
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Architecture Engineering    
  • Bachelor of Technology in Architecture Engineering
  • Master of Technology in Architecture Engineering    
  • Master of Technology in Town & Country Planning    
  • Master of Philosophy in Architecture Engineering

Basic Eligibility



For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as biology, maths and chemistry. For IITs, It is mandatory to qualify in the Joint Entrance Examinations (J.E.E).  The duration for this course is 4 years.



The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree in (B.E/B.Tech) or any other equivalent branches of engineering. The duration for this course is 2 years.


Some of its specialized fields are: -


  • Lighting
  • Green building
  • Construction management
  • Fire protection engineering
  • Building transportation systems
  • Acoustics design and construction

Job Prospects

Architecture engineering is one of the top career choices made by students in India. There are multiple opportunities in this field for architects equally in private and public sectors. Skilled professionals can seek employment in government organizations such as city development, state and central public work, departments, municipalities, housing and urban development corporation. The most advantaged scope in the field of architecture is private practice. After gaining some experience in an organization, the architects can set up their own company.

Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. A skilled architect, to work as a consultant or to set up private practice, should register with the council of architecture before beginning their profession. The council of architecture constituted by the government of India is charged with the responsibility to regulate the education and practice of profession throughout India besides maintaining the register of architects. Individual architects or architectural practices can opt to specialize in one number of fields such as, hospital, housing or educational services.

Some job profiles: -


  • Drafters
  • Consultant
  • Sales Engineer
  • Building Inspector
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Technical Architects
  • Construction Estimator
  • Professor Or Researcher
  • Construction Project Manager

Remuneration: -

Engineer in trainee level can expect income around Rs. 10000 - 12000 every month. Within a short span of time, the salary can go up to Rs.15000 - 20000 every month depending upon the experience and the work. In government sectors, the pay scale is not rewarding as the private sector. Architects practicing through their own organizations could earn a lot, and this could be from thousands to lakhs. Consultants charge somewhere around 4 - 10 percent of the total cost of construction in case of apartments and multi storied buildings.

Top Indian organizations for architectural engineers: -


  • Hafeez Contractor
  • Manchanda Associates
  • Architect Consultants
  • VSA Space Design (P) Ltd.
  • Edifice Architects Pvt.Ltd.
  • Chitra Vishwanath Architects

Engineering Colleges for Architecture

A.M. Reddy Memorial College of Engineering & Technology

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

A.M. Reddy Memorial College of Engineering & Technology, Guntur was established in 2007 with an aim of promoting the advancement of engineering knowledge both in creation and dissemination, by providing successful graduates. The...

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Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology (AVIT), Chennai established in 1998, is another milestone in the success journey of Vinayaka Missions. AVIT became an ambit institution of Vinayaka Missions University (VMU) in 2004. The college...

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Aayojan School of Architecture, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Aayojan School of Architecture (ASA), Jaipur established in 1999, is unique in being promoted and managed by a registered society (SEDRAA - Society for Education Development & Research in Architecture and Art) comprising mainly of...

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ABIT Group Institutions

Cuttack, Orissa, India

ABIT Group Institutions, Cuttack was established in 1993 with the aim to improve availability of skilled technical manpower for industries as well as to enhance reach of technical education to rural Odisha. ABIT is affiliated to Biju...

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Accurate Institute of Management & Technology

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Accurate Institute of Management & Technology (AIMT), Greater Noida was established in 2006. It is an ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14000:2004 certified institute. AIMT has been approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India and...

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Acharya Institutes, Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Acharya Institutes, Bangalore was established in 1990 under the aegis of JMJ Education Society. The unique strength of Acharya Institutes stems from the fact that we understand the nuances of providing successful curricular and...

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Acharya's NRV School of Architecture

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Acharya's NRV School of Architecture (ANRVSA), Bangalore was established in 2009 as an independent Architecture College. The college is approved by AICTE and Council of Architecture (India) and is affiliated to Visvesvaraya...

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Adhiyamaan College of Engineering

Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India

Adhiyamaan College of Engineering (ACE), Hosur was established in 1987 to cater to the needs of the nation in the development of technocrats and to provide facilities for educating and training men and women to meet the entrepreneurial...

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Aditya Engineering College

Surampalem, Andhra Pradesh, India

Aditya Engineering College (AEC), Surampalem is the first of its kind in the district to be recognized by the AICTE and certified by the prestigious ISO 2000. The college is affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University,...

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Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology (ACET), Coimbatore was established in 2009 by Akshaya Charitable Trust. It has been approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Coimbatore. Their aims is to endeavors to...

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