ADMISSION COMMITTEE FOR PROFESSIONAL COURSES INFORMATION BROCHURE Admission for Bachelor of Architecture Courses (2011-12) • Bachelor of Architecture

• Bachelor of Architecture (Interior Design) • Bachelor of Architecture (Construction Technology)


DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING (MSU) THE M. S. UNIVERSITY OF BARODA M.S. University, D.N. Hall Campus, Pratapgunj, Vadodara 390002 Phone: 0265-2788814 E-mail : Website : INTAKE: 40 (Bachelor of Architecture) 1. Introduction The Department of Architecture is one of the oldest departments in India offering B. Arch. degree. The Kalabhavan Technical Institute of the erstwhile Baroda State) conducted a Four year diploma in architecture in pre-independence days. With the formation of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in 1949, these courses were taken over by the University and Kalabhavan was transformed into the Faculty of Technology and Engineering. Architecture became one of its five departments at that time. Subsequently the diploma course was replaced by Ten semester degree course which confirms with the recommendations of Council of Architecture. 2. Courses

Department offers ten semester course in architecture leading to the degree of B Arch. The Department offers various subjects such as, Architectural Design, Building Construction, Urban Planning, Climatology, Humanities, Landscape Architecture etc. The department has a proposal to start a Master’s Course in City Planning. 3. Thrust Areas The Department has identified Urban design, Housing, Earthquake Resistant Architecture and Sustainable Design practices. 4. Major Laboratories and Equipments. Department has five well equipped drawing studios and one basic design studio. Further facilities for Audiovisual presentation Overhead Projectors , LCD projection etc are available at Department level this department also shares laboratories with Civil Engg, Mechanical Engg, Electrical Engg departments of Faculty of Technology & Engineering, Vadodara. 5. Research & Outreach The Department is engaged in consultancy work with various authorities such as VUDA, Baroda Municipal Corporation (BMC) Department of Gujarat police, Traffic , division, Lions club, and other faculties within the university. The following projects and events have been accomplished in the last five years. 1. B.C.A./B.B.A buildings 2. Extension to Sanskrit 3. CASE Buildings 4. Traffic circles in Baroda for Lion Club/Baroda Municipal corporation 5. Convocation Ground, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara. 6. Table Tennis Hall, , The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara. 7. Faculty of Law, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara 8. Heritage Park for Western Railways 9. Bhookhi Nala Restoration Design (academic projects) 10. Kalabhawan Architects’ Alumni Association and IIA events with the Department (such as, 45 Degrees and Green Campus, etc.)


Hostels Hostel facilities for Boys & Girls are available at the University Hostels. Charges are as per University regulation.

7. Staff Details NO. 1. NAME Prof. Uday Hiralal Shelat DESIGNATION QUALIFICATION Professor Dip. Arch. (CEPT, Ahmedabad), MURP (SPA, New Delhi), MCP (MIT, USA) B. Arch., (MSU), Master of Landscape Architecture, (spa, New Delhi), MS in Natural Resources Management, University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, Ann Arbor, USA , PhD in Landscape Architecture, University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment, Ann Arbor, USA B.Arch. (MSU) B.Arch. (MSU) A.A.Grad.Housing (London) B.Arch. (MSU), P.G.Dip. Low Cost


Prof. Shishir Rajan Raval

Professor & Head

3. 4.

Miss Malvika Manubhai Patel Shri Vijay Uttam Matai

Associate Professor Associate Professor Associate Professor


Smt. Devyani Kamlesh Trivedi

Housing (MSU) 6. Miss Usha Dattatray Desai Assistant Professor Miss Subramanian Brintha Assistant Lakshmi Professor B.Arch. (MSU), MURP (SPA, New Delhi), B.Arch. (MSU), P.G.Dip. Low Cost Housing (MSU), Master in Urban Environmental Management (Netherland), Ph.D. (ongoing) Dip.Arch. (CEPT, Ahmedabad), Master of Design (Australia) B.F.A.Dip.Sculpture (MSU) P.G.Dip.Creative Sculpture (MSU) B.Arch. (MSU), M.Arch. in Planning.(Vallabh Vidyanagar) B.Arch., (MACT,Bhopal), MURP (Roorkee), Ph.D. (Ongoing)



Smt. Punita Jaimini Mehta

Assistant Professor Assistant Professor


Shri Mayur Kailash Gupta


Smt. Mona Sunil Desai

Assistant Professor


Smt. Bhawana Vijay Vasudeva

Assistant Professor


CEPT UNIVERSITY (CEPT) AHMEDABAD Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus, University Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380 009 Phone No: 079-26302740/26302470 Email: Web: INTAKE: 40 (Bachelor of Architecture)

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) is a leading institution offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the areas of natural and built environment and related disciplines. CEPT University aspires not only to train competent technocrats but also in increasing students' sensitivity to the emotional, spiritual & aesthetic dimensions. The students are also equipped to understand the complex societal forces that would increasingly bear on when they begin their professional life and to cope with them successfully. Under CEPT University Faculty of Architecture offers Under Graduate Programme in Architecture of 5 yrs duration leading to B.Arch. Degree and various Post Graduate Programmes as well as a Doctoral Programme. CEPT campus covering about nine acres is in the vicinity of prestigious educational institutions in Arts, Science, Commerce, Pharmacy, Management and Computer Applications. Other institutions housed on the campus are Vikram Sarabhai Community Science Centre, Kanoria Centre for Arts, Hutheesingh Visual Arts Centre and the Amdavadni Gufa. The Ahmedabad Education Society has allotted another twenty- five acres of land in the vicinity.

All of its academic programmes are approved by the State Government, COA and AICTE and are recognized nationally and internationally for their excellence. CEPT has highly qualified faculty known for its contributions in academics and research. CEPT has exchange programmes with several institutions internationally

CEPT Library houses more than 36000 books, technical videos, & teaching materials in the subjects of Architecture, Construction Technology & Management, Landscape, Urban & Regional Planning, Environmental Design, Civil Engineering, Interior Design, Urban Design, Visual Art, Humanities etc. Besides the library has Inter-Library Books Loan arrangements being member of INFLIBINET with some reputed institutions in the city. The library subscribes to about 99 periodicals. The Library operations are Computerized to facilitate normal maintenance functions as well as search & retrieval of books. The library is open for nearly fourteen hours a day and 7 days a week.


The School has many Laboratories Including Computer, Material Testing Structural, Surveying, Environmental Science, Photography and Documentation, and Wood Metal Sculpture and Ceramic Workshops.

Limited accommodation is available for full time Male and Female Students studying at CEPT.

The Kshitij Jain Scholarship amounting to Rs. 25,000/- per year will be available to one student joining the first year at Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University. The recipient will be decided on the basis of need (which will have to be proved by evidence as may be decided by the CEPT authorities) and academic merit. The selected recipient will be entitled to a sum of Rs. 25000 every year for the duration of 5 year course provided a good academic record is maintained. Those wishing to apply for this scholarship may approach CEPT authorities after the completion of the counselling process.

D.C.PATEL SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE ARVINDBHAI PATEL INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN (APIED) Near Bhaikaka Library, Vallabh Vidyanagar-388 120 Phone: (02692)235179 Fax: (02692) 237586 Email :,

INTAKE - 40 Bachelor of Architecture (40 Seats) N.R.I. / N.R.I. Sponsored Seats as per State Government Norms from time to time
D.C. Patel School of Architecture at Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design has the distinction of being the first Self- financed College in State of Gujarat. It was established by the Parisar Trust in 1980 at Vadodara and later shifted to Vallabh Vidyanagar in 1984 under the aegis of Charutar Vidya Mandal, Vallabh Vidyanagar (Gujarat). It is placed within the serene and congenial educational environment of Vallabh Vidyanagar. Designed by the Late Hon. Director Ar. Suryakant Patel, the campus was

envisioned as an extension of Nature with open spaces and natural landscapes, just the kind of place that inspires creativity and promotes healthy interaction and learning between students and faculties.

The School offers Full-time Five Years (10 Semesters) Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) degree course and is affiliated to Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. The course is recognized by Council of Architecture (COA), New Delhi, India.

Over and above 6500 titles of Books, the Library has a good collection of National & International Journals, Video Cassettes, CDs, Slides and Thesis Reports in subjects of Architectural Design and Theory, Humanities, Construction, Structures, Visual Arts, Interior Design, etc. Library facility has been fully computerized and catalogued with Airconditioned Reading Room. In addition to the School Library, reading facilities are also available at S.P. University.

Computer Lab facilities comprise of 58 PCs Networked; with a wide range of Software along with facilities for Scanning, Digitizing, Printing and Internet surfing. The School has its own full-fledged Workshop for studies in Basic Design & relevant applied Arts including facilities for Ceramic and Pottery; Wood and Sculpture making etc. The School has a unique facility of an Environmental Lab with instruments and working models for conducting environmental studies in climatology, acoustics, etc. A well-equipped Structural lab displaying working structural models for teaching various concepts of structures is also a part of the School. A well furnished Material Museum for ready reference of building materials is also available. Additional facilities such as wellequipped air-conditioned Audio-Visual Hall, Auditorium, Exhibition Room and Documentation and Research Cell are also incorporated within the Institute.

Hostel accommodation is available in the Charutar Vidya Mandal Hostels on first cum first basis. However private Hostels are also available for Boys & Girls at Vallabh Vidhyanagar.


Dr.R.K Desai Marg, Opp. Mission Hospital, Athwa lines, Surat-395001 (self-financed college) Ph: 0261-2235097, 2240146-148,2240145(Fax) Email: Web site:,

INTAKE Faculty of Architecture, SCET has an intake of 80 students (40+40) per year. Students are taught in two batches of 40 students each. INTRODUCTION The Faculty of Architecture at SCET offers a 5 years Under Graduate programme conferring the degree of Bachelor in Architecture (B. Arch.), recognized by COA (Council of Architecture). Since its inception in 1995, the Faculty of Architecture has excelled in providing quality education and has created a niche for itself at national level. It offers an environment that encourages and nurtures the potential of young creative minds with a strong infrastructure of spacious studios, fully equipped jury/audiovisual room, an exclusive Departmental Library with rare books on Architecture, photography & computer laboratory equipped with state-of-art facilities and spill over spaces for various student activities. The academic team comprises of dedicated and learned academicians and professionals along with young enthusiastic architects that impart a remarkable learning experience. The academic curriculum of the Faculty has been designed as per the guidelines laid down by Council of Architecture, India, following semester system. The original syllabus was redesigned by COA in July 09 and to its credit, the Faculty of Architecture at SCET is the first one to adopt this new syllabus guidelines and implement it right from July 09 batch. The teaching system comprises of both theory as well as studio subjects where case studies and research based exercises complement theoretical understanding. MISSION OF THE SCHOOL To create Architectural professionals who are sensitive to today's demands of ever increasing complexity of society, changing technology, environmental pressures including physical and cultural connotations.

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY The Faculty of Architecture aims at developing a strong professional base for its students and familiarising them with current trends and happenings in the field of Architecture and Construction Industry at both National and International levels. Apart

from Architectural curriculum the Faculty concurrently encourages student exposure towards allied fields like philosophy, creative thinking and writing, theatre, music, painting and sculpture, product design, etc. and creates a platform that enable students to appreciate art in all aspects. The teaching philosophy stresses on socially responsive and contextually sensitive architectural practice. RECOGNITION AND AFFILIATION Faculty of Architecture, SCET, affiliated with Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (VNSGU) offers B. Arch degree which is recognized by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi (India). Faculty of Architecture, SCET also offers M. Arch (City Design) Master Degree course recognized by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi (India). LIBRARY A fully computerized Central Library operating on a twelve - hour’s basis is equipped with latest books and magazines on all aspects of Architecture and general issues. Besides, the Faculty has its own separate departmental library containing rare books, institutional works, theses, journals, etc. apart from a creditable multimedia collection. The total numbers exceeds 6000 titles and 16 subscribed periodicals and journals. LABORATORIES & WORKSHOPS SCET Cyber Cafe offers Internet facilities to students for extended hours and is available to students at concession. The Faculty of Architecture has a separate Computer Centre of its own with all recent Software of Architecture, along with peripherals like plotter, scanners, printers, etc. The Faculty is equipped with laboratories and workshops for material testing, surveying, model making, carpentry and smithy; as well as a construction yard for full - scale model execution. The faculty is also equipped with an environmental lab for conducting tests related to climatology. A well – furnished material museum is available for students to keep in touch with the latest materials and technology. The Faculty also has an exclusive air conditioned jury room, equipped with the state-of - art audio - visual aids. INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE JOINT STUDY PROGRAMME AND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL STUDY TOUR As an annual feature and as a part of urban insert studio, the students are exposed to an international joint study and exchange programme. The week long study programme jointly done by a foreign university and SCET is reciprocated by a visit to Surat, India. Till date similar international study and exchange programme has been conducted jointly with Sri-Lanka and Malaysia, the programme stresses on cross-cultural knowledge sharing and exposing the students to international scenario so as to make them competitive and aware about the prevailing challenges to be tackled in the profession. Faculty of Architecture, SCET, is a pioneer in starting Annual International Study Tour for wider exposure of the students. From the 2008, five such study tours – Egypt(2008), Greece-Istanbul(2009), Italy(2009), Western Europe(2011) and Spain(2012) have

already been done. Faculty believes in holistic development and such exposure helps in developing the world view. SRDC- SCET RESEARCH AND DESIGN CELL SRDC is a research and design cell of faculty of architecture, SCET and is presently providing consultancy and research services to many government and non-government organization in the field of urban planning, urban design, architecture and master planning. The students are given exposure to such projects under SRDC, thus establishing a balance between theoretical inputs and practical implementation. HOSTELS Limited accommodation is available, separately for the Boys and Girls, in the hostels of the Sarvajanik Education Society and the arrangements are being made to accommodate them in the private apartments, for which prevalent rents are to be paid by the students. FEES STRUCTURE As fixed by appropriate Fee fixation GOG and DTE the amendments in respective fees shall be applicable to all students as and when revised by the fees committee.

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (SVIT) VASAD, Dist. Anand. Phone : (02692) 274766, 274489, Fax: (02692) 274540 Email : Email: Website : INTAKE Bachelor of Architecture (40 Seats) NTRODUCTION
The College of Architecture, SVIT, Vasad, established in 2000 is part of a well established technical Institute (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology) imparting education in various technical disciplines. Vasad is within Commuting distance from Vadodara & Anand


The College of Architecture,in it’s twelth Year now has been approved by the Council of Architecture, for conducting undergraduate course in Architecture, and affiliated to the Gujarat University .

The college has well equipped Laboratories, Workshops, etc, and also a well stocked library, which is being augmented on a regular basis. Professional journals both national and international as well as E-journals are being subscribed to. Internet connections are available at all times.

While Vasad is well connected with adequate Bus and Train services, the College also has a number of buses coming daily from Vadodara, Anand and Ahmedabad for bringing students from these places. For those who want to stay in hostels, there are local private hostels with good facilities at Vasad itself as well as numerous hostels in Anand and Vadodara. These is a separate hostel for girls in Vasad itself.

INDUBHAI PAREKH SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE (I.P.S.A.) Vajdi – Virda, Kalawad Road, Rajkot – 360 005 Ph: 02812783701/2783702 Fax:0281-2783487 Website: Email: MISSION STATEMENT
IPSA firmly believes that to engender a responsible intervention, when envisioning change in the built Environment and whilst being sensitive to the region, and the existing fabric and towards issues of sustainability. IPSA also enables professionals with distinct individual strength with identity and a collective responsibility.

The Vyavasayi Vidya Pratishthan (VVP) Trust is set up under aegis of Rajkot Nagrik Sahakari Bank Ltd., to promote quality education in various technical fields. Both names are renowned in the region for trust and vision, and their commitment to the country’s future through enabling its youth is firm. The trust conducts four years degree programs in six streams of engineering, a three years program in Education, and the five year full time undergraduate program in Architecture.

The School is affiliated to the established Saurashtra University, and awards an undergraduate Degree in Architecture. The School, and its course are recognized by

Council of Architecture, New Delhi and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

The VVP Trust has a beautiful 35 acre campus on Kalawad Road, about 5 km. outside Rajkot, and the School of Architecture functions from its own exclusive campus within the larger area. There are regular and frequent connections to the city, at all times.

The School has large well-lit and well-ventilated Studios with individual lecture spaces for instruction. A constantly growing Library with over 3250 titles, 45 subscribed journals and periodicals, and other e-resources. A full-fledged Computer Room with ample and printing facilities. The School shares many Workshops and material testing Laboratories with its neighboring engineering campus fostering good bi-lateral relations. With completion of second phase of architectural campus it is ready to house numerous facilities like resource center, Structural and Environmental laboratory. It also has space for art gallery that will double up as display for best of work done by students and other related study programs and Electives. A Canteen serves hygienic snacks and meals during all working hours and on special occasions. The School helps organizing Hostel facilities for students in the city and near the campus, with their own rules of conduct and discipline.

Tution Fees: As per the fees fixed by Fee Regulating Committee. Presently Rs. 32,500=00 per semester. Caution Money Rs. 6000=00 refundable (Non-interest Bearing)

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE VADODARA DESIGN ACADEMY (VDA) Behind Banco Products, Off Padra Road, Bil-Chapad Road, BIL-Vadodara391410
 Phone:0265 - 2680840, 2680841 Fax : 0265 – 2680840 Website : Email :,

INTAKE Bachelor of Architecture (80 Seats) The INSTITUTION
School of Architecture - Vadodara Design Academy is an unique teaching-learning initiative towards a well thought of manifesto relevant to people, place and time; for quality and value based architecture & design education.
 The campus is spreaded over 6.5 acre of lush green landscape with modest architectural language expressing the strong massage of learning center. It is set up and envisaged as an architectural campus in a serene environment within the vicinity of Vadodara city, is a part of the cultural capital of the state. The academy is all set to create a center for design education with a sense of direction to the manifesto focusing to basic knowledge with wisdom of the past and modern global sense, in the area of built environment & human habitat.

The 6.5 acre campus is planned to meet timely requirements of studio, lecture rooms, audio visual rooms, workshops, construction yard, library, computer labs, material/ structural/ environment labs, canteen facility, cubical and conference & seminar facilities.

School of Architecture, Vadodara Design Academy offers full time five years (10 semesters) Bachelor of Architecture, approved by the Council of Architecture,New Delhi,India and affiliated to Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.

VDA has highly qualified, experienced and enthusiastic faculty known for its contributions in academics, research and the profession.

The young VDA library is growing up with the pace of demand and time. Apart from physical books, it has more than 1000 latest e-books in its shelves. Construction Material Information is up to date by virtue of catalogues, samples and inventories.

VDA computer lab is setup with an aim for state-of-art status. VDA lab equipped with BIM platform having perpetual license of Autodesk solution set and faculty & students are privileged to have free license of Autodesk software & access to its education portal. Being partner to ECOIII project sponsored by USAID & supported by BEE-INDIA, VDA

lab is all set to Building Performance & Energy simulation setup through Design Builders, Ecotect, Vectorworks Designers softwares.

Separate Hostel facilities for boys & girls are arranged in an area within the city center.

The school authority has arranged bus facility from the center of the city to the campus, for the students.

The school offers numerous opportunities for scholarships sponsored by the parent body - Amikrupa Education Trust to meritorious students every semester based on Overall performance, Design studio and Construction technology subjects rankers. Also the school offers scholarship to those who have 100% attendance as to recognize regularity amongst the students. Free ships are available for one candidate from each batch every semester. The recipient is decided on the basis of need and academic merit.

Research and design cell at VDA is presently carries out study and research about old city of Vadodara on a big scale to create a platform to generate an information base for further study and research activities to happen. The students are given exposure to such activities to inculcate awareness about people, place and time.

INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE HEMCHANDRACHARYA NORTH GUJARAT UNIVERSITY, PATAN P.B. No.21,University Road, PATAN-384 265(N.G.) Phone: 02766-230427,230743 Fax:02766-231917,233649 Email:,

Web Site: INTAKE: Bachelor of Architecture 40

Patan – once capital of Gujarat – and now internationally known for its rich heritage is about 125 km from Ahmedabad, 50 km from Mehsana and 27 km from Sidhpur. It has well known Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University spread over about 220 acres land, with calm, peaceful, green and pollution free natural environment. “Institute of Architecture” is grant-in-aid college, approved by ‘Council of Architecture’ and as department of the University. Established in 2008, the Institute is growing very fast with all physical infrastructure bringing good awareness about architecture in the surrounding areas. It has very senior, experienced as well as young full-time & visiting faculty from various disciplines. New building exclusively for the Institute is already under construction.


Studios, Computer Lab, Audio-Visual theatre, Library, Workshop Construction yard etc.

HOSTEL: Separate hostel for boys & girls on the University Campus. SPORTS: Almost all kind of sports facilities spread over large area. FEES & DEPOSITS: Tuition & other fees Rs. 15,000/- per semester. Caution
money deposit Rs. 5,000/- once only, refundable (without interest) on successful completion of course.

Shri. G.C.P Institute of Architecture, Interior Design & Fine Arts (G.C.P.I.A.I.F), Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat. Vice Chancellor : Dr. Dakshesh Thaker. Registrar : Shri. J.R. Mehta Hon. Director : Prof. R.D.Desai Website: Email:

About University Campus: The institute is part of the larger V.N.S.G.U campus spread out in 210 acres of land, of which, 5.5 acres of land has been allotted for campus development of the new architecture department. The Campus has been envisioned as a hub for Architecture, Design and Art education as the name suggests.

OBJECTIVES: ‐ Learning through experimenting with materials hands hands-on. ‐ Nurturing ability to transform imagination to built environment. ‐ Creating sensitivity to environmental issues. ‐ Training an individual to create qualitative physical environment. ‐ Teaching the use of appropriate technological solutions. ‐ Using resources responsibly. ‐ Teaching the process of problem solving. ‐ Understanding history and its application to modern times. ‐ To create value system and competence to assimilate the multiple dimensions of the architectural task to generate a qualitative built environment. Facilities: ‐ University Library ‐ Auditorium ‐ Gymansium ‐ Indoor Stadium ‐ Cricket Ground ‐ Canteen ‐ Boy’s & Girl’s Hostels.

Faculties: Ar. Jitendra Menghani Mr. Avinash Engineer Mr. Mehul Patel Ar. Heta Patel Ar. Anand Kapadia Dr. Ashwin Desai Ar. Pradeep Choksi Mr. Rajan Shah Ar. Manoj Joshi Ar. Ankita Desai Ar. Kavita Menghani Ar. Darshan Desai Ar. Prashant Jariwala Ar. Prathma Desai Mrs. Tushita Rathod Ar. Mili Dalal Ar. Mitul Desai Ar. Rachana Kapadia Mr. Rajarshi Smart Mr. Adhvait Pandya Ar. Arjav Desai Ar. Brinda Desa

Grow More Group of Institutions Ahmedabad-Udaipur Highway, Himmatnagar, Dist. S. K. Gujarat 383001 Tel: (02772) 225500 / 01 Fax: (02772) 225505 /10 Email: | Website:

Grow More Foundation:
Grow More Foundation has been founded with the sole intension of providing innovative and contemporary education in Gujarat based on a global platform ultimately leading to progress and fulfillment. Besides imparting exact academic knowhow, the foundation aims to concentrate on the all round aspects of the complete growth of the student through spiritual awareness, progressive thinking and cultural backgrounds. With renowned academicians, literary geniuses, and international sportspersons on the advisory panel for guidance and support, the foundation plans to set new benchmarks in the educational field. The Grow More Foundation believes that providing a learning conducive environment, inspirational teachers and a focused vision towards the education process leads to the generation of a socially aware and responsible citizen.

Grow More Group of Institutions:
Grow More Foundation runs various institutions and presently enrolling students in Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Application, Nursing, Education and Architecture etc. Please refer to for complete list of courses offered by Grow More Foundation.

Grow More School of Architecture:
Grow More School of Architecture (GMSOA) offers a 5 year full-time undergraduate program in Architecture leading to B. Arch Degree which is recognized by the Council of Architecture (COA), New Delhi. GMSOA is affiliated with Hemchandra Acharya North Gujarat University (HNGU), Patan. We have the semester and credit system and the academic curriculum has been designed as per the guidelines laid down by COA, India.

Prospective applicants desirous of taking admission to first year B.Arch Course have to appear for National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA). Successful candidates will be given admission based on merits lists.

Grow More School of Architecture is one of the designated NATA test centers. Refer to for further information regarding eligibility and admission procedure.

Academic Approach:
Our design education aims to cultivate in young designers critical and creative design thinking. Our teaching includes practical exercises and theoretical lectures with a generous exposure to the regional and global examples of excellence.

To be the most preferred choice of students, faculty and industry in every discipline of environmental education, design sciences, and engineering.

Vision: Global leadership in sustainable environment and excellence in

• • • • • • • • Critical and Creative Insights Innovation Integrity Transparency Quality Team Work Execution with passion Humane touch

The growing library, equipped with computer facility, is comprised of the latest books and magazines on Architecture & related fields and current affairs.

Laboratories and Workshops:
We have wood and metal workshops and are developing a ceramic and craft workshop. A material laboratory is also being developed.

Hostel facility for girls is available within campus. Off campus hostel facility is available for boys at Himatnagar.

A fleet of 10 buses to and fro for transporting students and staff from different locations everyday as required by academic schedule.

Other Facilities:
Canteen, Swimming Pool, Spacious Auditoriums & Seminar Halls. Conference Room, Student store and all type of Sports.

Academic Team: Core Faculty
• • • • • • • • • • Prof. Kartik Vora Director / Principal (CEPT Ahmedabad, UIC Chicago) Prof. Yogesh Gandevikar: Associate Professor (CEPT Ahmedabad) Prof. Shouvik Chakraborty Associate Professor (Mumbai Uni, Sate Uni NY) Prof. Haren Mangukia Associate Professor (MSU, Baroda) Prof. Pravinsinhji Solanki Associate Professor (NID, Ahmedabad) Prof. Vimal Patel: Assistant Professor (SCET Surat, Sidney Uni) Prof. Nikunj Choradiya: Assistant Professor (CEPT Ahmedabad) Prof. Hrishikesh Patel ((CEPT Ahmedabad) Prof. Sejas Mistry (CEPT Ahmedabad) Prof. Shweta Mistry (CEPT Ahmedabad)

AIA ANANT INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE SANSKARDHAM CAMPUS, Near Manipur, Bus stop, Bopal Ghuma Road, AHMEDABAD-382115 GUJARA, INDIA Phone :(02717)324399,324844, 324926

Fax : (02717) 237219 Email: Website : site undergoing INTAKE: 40 (Bachelor of Architecture)


BACKGROUND Sanskardham core educational institution was established in the year 1992. It has earned a reputation during last decade and committed to expand horizons in delivering excellence in education. As part of offering education at an undergraduate level AIA Anant Institute of Architecture in Ahmedabad was created at Sanskardham campus. AFFILIATION The School is affiliated to the well known Gujarat University, and awards an undergraduate Degree in Architecture. The School, and its five year degree course is recognized by Council of Architecture, N e w D e l h i and c o u r s e is also recognized by AICTE New Delhi, India. CAMPUS AIA Anant Institute of Architecture at Ahmedabad, Sanskardham campus, is located amidst a beautiful environment in the outskirts of Ahmedabad; Spread over 125 Acres of lush green, pollution-free and beautiful landscape, it is well connected to the most of the major parts of the city. The sprawling school campus and gardens and surroundings enhance the visual beauty of the institute. It is the most serene and peaceful place to discover joys of education and nature. Institute creates academic environ conducive towards healthy mind in healthy body. It has spacious buildings with well furnished class rooms, dining hall, a specialized library, and well equipped and state of art Apple Computers Laboratory. RESOURCES : LABORATORIES , WORKSHOPS AND LIBRARIES The institutes building is passive energy building designed by well known architect and i t h a s well-lit and well-ventilated Studios. A rapidly growing knowledge and documentation centre (Library) with over 1000 titles, many subscribed journals and periodicals, and other eresources. A state of art APPLE Computer l a b o r a t o r y with ample

and printing facilities. Institute has an air-conditioned audiovisual hall that can accommodate 100 persons. The School has many workshops like wood workshop, metal and ceramic workshop that enhance hands on skill of students. Sports ground with varied sports facilities, roller skating, aerobics, yoga, horse ridding, soccer and volleyball and huge aground for athletics. Campus has large outdoor and indoor auditoriums of large capacity. Excellent dinning facilities on Sanskardham campus managed by professional dietician and Nutritionist. HOSTELS Limited accommodation is available for full time Male and Female Students studying at SANSKARDHAM CAMPUS.

SCHOOL OF DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE NAVRACHANA UNIVERSITY, VADODARA Navrachana University, Vasana Road, Vadodara – 391410 Phone: +91 265 2254392 / +91 265 2250705 Email: Website: DEAN : Prof Gurdev Singh INTAKE Bachelor of Architecture: 40 seats

Management seats will be filled up as per State Government Norms. INTRODUCTION Navrachana University (NUV) is sponsored by Navrachana Education Society which has over 48 years of experience in the management of education and has given Vadodara some of its best educational institutions. The University provides holistic, high quality Higher Education

with a commitment to excellence. It offers a range of programs at the undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral level. School of Environmental Design and Architecture (SEDA) is a constituent of The Navrachana University and commenced its operation in 2011. The school conducts broad based Design Programs, starting with Architecture and Interior Design Programs which will be followed by other disciplines of Design i.e. Landscape Architecture, Product Design, Graphic design, etc. Design and Architecture Programs at the Navrachana University emphasises project based learning, taught in a studio environment, guided by some of the most prominent academics and practitioners of the region. It also features expert inputs from across national and international platforms from time to time, with the Design Studio playing the lead role in the process of learning. All units other than design are tied to the design studio, drawing inspiration from and contributing to it, at the same time. This link in the program is essential to help the students in developing a comprehensive understanding of the profession. The School aims to develop a program which is unique and stands out clearly compared to other architecture and design schools. The School is also in the process of developing exchange programs with some international design schools. Faculty exchange would also be part of the program. RECOGNITION AND AFFILIATION Architecture program of the School of Environmental Design and Architecture is a full time five year Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) Degree course. The course is recognized by the Council of Architecture, Vide Letter Number CA/5/Academic – GJ12 dated June 06, 2011, New Delhi, India LIBRARY The University has an excellent library/resources centre comprising of national and international journals and periodicals in Architecture, Urban Design, Interior Design, Graphics and Design. A digital resource centre is also being developed.

FACILITY The School provides dedicated individual spaces to each student in order to create a studio based learning environment. Studios are supported by well equipped workshops where models and prototypes in various materials are made and tested with assistance from technical experts. The Department also provides for sculpture and ceramic workshops for formal and informal use. Department has computer labs with access to online high-end software and high-speed internet facility. University would encourage and facilitate every one to have a laptop which can be supported by online facilities. HOSTEL ACCOMMODATION Limited accommodation is available for full time students studying at Navrachana University.

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