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If I do post graduation in Architect, what kind of jobs can I get both in India and abroad?

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RE: If I do post graduation in Architect, what kind of jobs can I get both in India and abroad?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
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You have a number of job options as described below:

1. Private Sector:There has been a huge rise in the jobs in the private sector in the recent years. And they pay hefty salaries too. Many companies hire the professionals with M.Arch. degree as Architect, Building Contractor, Architectural Engineer, Building Designer, Building Researcher, Landscape Planner or Architectural Consultant positions. Few companies that hire in large numbers are:

Sahara Group Eros Group

If you are interested in teaching, you can also work as a professor in private colleges. They also pay good salaries.

2. Government Sector:The government sector has also been a good service provider for the Architects. With a Masters degree in Architecture, you can work in a number of organizations such as :

City Development Authorities
Urban Planners
Housing Boards
Public Work Department
Housing Development Corporation
National Building Organization

The roles in the government sector will be more reputed and also pay very good amounts of money. Again, if you are looking for teaching as a profession, you can go for Government Colleges as a Lecturer.

Career Options Abroad:
There are variety of career options available abroad. If you are looking to make more money and get global exposure, you can apply in other countries also. The demand has been high in the middle eastern and European countries. If you are looking to work on a research project, again you will find good options abroad. In countries like USA, the research has been of quality level in the field of Architecture. Therefore you will have plenty of opportunities to grow and learn.

RE: If I do post graduation in Architect, what kind of jobs can I get both in India and abroad?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
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Greeting's for the day!!!

Architects are the real creators of amazing buildings and structures. Skyscrapers in metro cities would not have been possible without them. While capitalism furthers the growth and prosperity of human race, tall buildings with beutiful designs and glory show the grandeur. The rebuilding of 'Twin Tower' collapsed in 9/11 incident and other towers and structures shows the real dint of human talent and excellence, creativity, and vision.

Required Personal/ Professional Skills:
A person requires sound Interpersonal & Communications skills and immense physical stamina to get into the profession of architecture. He is expectde to work on desk as well as on construction site. Excellent memory and sound concentration level, flexibility, patience, team spirit, responsibility, and accountability,etc are some common personality traits which are essential for professionals success in architecture and design. But it is the right credentials in academics which matters the most in architecture.

Job Prospects:
Architects can work with construction companies wherein they are asked to serve as a designer. Initially, an archiect is expectde to understand specific requirements of clients and strike a right balance between aesthetics and practicality. Additionally, an architect with skills can help clients by his ideas in terms of balancing the requirements of appearance, financial budget, and time frame. Some architects even work independently and earn their livelihood through consultancy fees which entirely depends upon the skills and the profile as well as Work experience.

Most of the jobs in architecture come up in government organizations such as Public Works Department, the Archaeological Department, Ministry of Defense, National Building Organization, Town and Country Planning Organization, National Institute of Urban Affairs, Departments of Railways, Post & Telegraphs, Public Sector Undertakings, Housing & Urban development Corporation, NAtional Building Construction Corporation Ltd, etc. While some other organizations or bodies like State Departments, Housing Boards, Local Bodies for Construction Works, Builders, Archtecture firms, Consultants, etc also hire architects.

Architects working independently have ample scope in terms of earning. Specialization works well for better prospect in architecture as it is a matter of requirement.

Job Roles / Different Names:
Architects can work under various job roles including:
1. Architects
2. Architecture Designer
3. Architecture Engineer
4. Interior Designer.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.


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