The Department of Architecture offers a three years Diploma course with a sanctioned intake of 60 students/year under state board of Technical Education, Haryana based on semester system with the aim of imparting architectural education and training of assistants to develop overall aptitude in architecture and well adjusted both in profession and society.

Course Objectives

  • Development of skills in environment oriented designs and free hand sketching, lettering and preparation of presentation, building construction details.
  • Development of skills in model making in various materials.
  • Development of knowledge and skills in site management comprising of measurement, surveying and inspection.
  • Development of basic knowledge and skills in preparing estimates for small residential buildings.
  • Development of basic knowledge regarding building materials and construction techniques.
  • Development of basic concept and principles of history of architecture, town planning and building bye laws.
  • Development of basic knowledge and skills in application of computers in architecture.

Facilities

To achieve the said course objectives, department. has been facilitated with drawing halls/studios, well equipped with drawing tables, drafting machines, computer lab, survey lab and workshops of the institution. The department has well qualified and fully trained staff.

Contributions

The staff has full potential to architecturally decorate the indoor and outdoor spaces for cultural functions, seminars, blood donation camps, science weeks etc. The staff has developed drawing manuals/computer slides in various subjects as instructional media. 

Study and Evaluation Scheme

Curriculum Structure For Diploma Programme In Architectural Assistantship
FIRST SEMESTER
Sr. NO. Code Subject STUDY SCHEME EVALUATION SCHEME Total Marks
Internal Assessment External Assessment (Examination)
Hrs/week Theory Practical Written Paper Practical
L T P Max. Mks. Max. Mks. Max. Mks. Hrs. Max. Mks. Hrs.
1.1* 120011 Communication Skills -I 3   2 25 25 100 3 50 2 200
1.2 120212 Architectural Drawing-I 6 50 100 4 25 (VIVA) 2 175
1.3 120213 Free Hand Sketching 6 50 100 4 25 (VIVA) 2 175
1.4 120214 Theory of Design 3 50 100 3 150
1.5 120215 Building Materials-I 5 50 100 3 150
1.6   Model Making 4 50 100 3 150
1.7 120216 Applied Sciences and Mathematics 7 50 100 3 150
    # Student Centred Activities 4 25 25
    Total 18 22 175 200 600 200 1175
SECOND SEMESTER
2.1* 120021 Communication Skills -II 3   2 25 25 100 3 50 2 200
2.2 120022 Architectural Drawing-II 6 50 100 4 25 (VIVA) 2 175
2.3*   Basics of Information Technology 4 50 100 3 150
2.4 120224 Building Construction-I 8 50 100 4 25 (VIVA) 2 175
2.5 120225 Building Materials-II 3 50 100 3 150
2.6 120223 History of Architecture-I 3 50 100 3 150
2.7** 120226 Architectural Design-I 6 50 100 6 25 (VIVA) 2 175
    # Student Centred Activities 5 25 25
    Total 9 31 125 250 600 225 1200
THIRD SEMESTER
3.1 120235 History of Architecture-II 3 50 100 3 150
3.2 120232 Architectural Drawing-III 6 50 100 3 150
3.3 120236 Surveying 2 3 25 25 100 3 50 3 200
3.4 120231 Climatology 3 50 100 3 150
3.5 120237 Building Services 4 50 100 3 150
3.6 120233 Building Construction-II 6 50 100 3 150
3.7** 120234 Architectural Design-II 8 50 100 3 150
    # Student Centred Activities 5 25 25
    Total 12 28 175 200 400 350 1125
FOURTH SEMESTER
4.1 120246 History of Architecture-III 3 50 100 3 150
4.2 120245 Structural Mechanics 5 50 100 3 150
4.3 120243 Building Bye-Laws 3 50 100 3 150
4.4 120244 Working Drawing-I 6 50 100 3 150
4.5   Computer Applications in Architecture – I 4 50 100 3 150
4.6 120242 Building Construction –III 6 50 100 3 150
4.7** 120241 Architectural Design-III 8 50 100 3 150
    # Student Centred Activities 5 25 25
    Total 11 29 150 225 300 400 1075
FIFTH SEMESTER
    Industrial Training 50 50 3 100
5.1*   Employability Skills - I 2 25 50 3 75
5.2* 120151 Environmental Education 3 25 100 3 125
5.3 120253 Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC) 6 50 100 3 150
5.4 120254 Working Drawing-II 6 50 100 3 150
5.5   Computer Applications in Architecture – II 4 50 100 3 150
5.6 120252 Building Construction –IV 6 50 100 3 150
5.7 120255 Architectural Design-IV 8 50 100 3 150
    # Student Centred Activities 5 25 25
    Total 9 31 100 275 200 500 1075
SIXTH SEMESTER
6.1*   Employability Skills - II 2 25 50 3 75
6.2* 120264/30364 Entrepreneurship Development and Management 3 25 100 3 125
6.3 120261/030261 Quantity Surveying and Valuation 5 50 100 3 150
6.4   Elective-I 3 50 100 3 150
6.5   Elective-II 3 50 100 3 150
6.6+++   Portfolio (Major Project) and Professional Training 19 50 100 3 150
    # Student Centred Activities 5 25 25
    Total 14 26 200 75 400 150 825
 
                Note: * represents common subjects with other Diploma Programmes.
                Elective I         6.4.1    Landscape Design-120263A/030263A               6.4.2 Building Maintenance-120263B/030264C           6.4.3  Site Management- 120263D/030264A
                Elective II        6.5.1    Interior Design-120265B/030264B                     6.5.2 Town  Planning-120263                                          6.5.3 Advanced Computer Aplication-120265A
Students Centered Activities will compriise of various co-curricular activities like games, hobby club, seminars, declamation contests, extension lectures, field visits,  NCC, NSS and cultural activities etc.