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What are the off-campus placement opportunities for a Architect student?

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RE: What are the off-campus placement opportunities for a Architect student?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
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Architects are hired by various public and private sector organization. Some of the public sector organizations which hire architects are :-

  • Archaeological Survey of India
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Natinal BUilding Construction Corporation Ltd
  • City Development Authorities like BDA, CDA, DDA etc.
  • Town & Ciuntry Planning organizations
  • Housing & Urban Development Organizations
  • Department of Railways
Private sector companies include :-

Larsen & Toubro ( L&T)
Emmar MGF India
and various design firms

They can also get employment in industrial ventures, consultancy and private architectural firms, real estate development firms etc. Depeding upon the specializations such as urban designing, regional planning , architectural conservation, industrial design, lanscape/ naval architecture one can join the related industries.

Architects are in great demand with increasing urbanisation , industrialization and the increased need for accomodation of all types. In developijg countries like India , openings for architects will continue to increase with more emphasis on various types of specilisation such as environmental planning, landscape architecture an interior design

RE: What are the off-campus placement opportunities for a Architect student?

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!!!

Architecture the real creators of amazing buildings and structures. Skyscrapers in metro cities would not have been possible without them. While capitalism further the growth and prosperity of human race, tall building with beautiful designs and glory show the grandeur. The rebuilding of 'Twin Towers' 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 & Communication Skills and immense physical stamina to get into the profession of architecture. He is expected 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 professional 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 architect is expected to understand specific requirements of clients and strike a right balance between aesthetics and practicality. Addiotionally, 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 & Country Planning Organization, National Institute of Urban Affairs, Departments of Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Public Sector Undertakings, Housing and 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, Architecture Firms, Consultants, etc also hire architects.

Top Companies:

Architecture student can apply to follwing companies through Off-Campus mode:

1. Architect Hafeez Contractor

2. Archkons

3. Sanon Sen & Associates

4. Span Consultants Private Limited

5. Prem Nath & Associates

6. C. P. Kukreja Associates

7. SEMAC Private Limited

8. OCI Architects

9. VSA Architect

10. Edifice

11. Manchanda Associates

12. Venkatraman Associates

13. Sompura Arts

14. Architecjaved

15. Biplab Talapatra

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.




RE: What are the off-campus placement opportunities for a Architect student?


the opportunities are

  Florence, Italy Program (CSU IP)    Copenhagen, Denmark Program -DIS (CSU IP)    Washington Alexandria Architectural Consortium -WAAC (EE)    Paris Val-de-Seine, France (Exchange Program, CPIC)    DIA/Bauhaus, Germany (Exchange Program)     Biberach, Germany (CSU IP)    Canberra, Australia Session Two (Exchange Program, CPIC) (off-campus F)   Canberra, Australia Session One (Exchange Program, CPIC) (off-campus W/Sp)    Canberra, Australia (Exchange Program)    National Student Exchange -NSE (CPIC)   National Student Exchange -NSE (CPIC)   National Student Exchange -NSE (CPIC)  Co-op Program   Co-op Program   Co-op Program   Co-op Program    Professional Studios (EE)   Professional Studios

Professional Studios

  Rome, Italy Program (EE) Fall only      CIEE Barcelona or Prague or Berlin (CPIC) (off-campus F)   CIEE Barcelona or Prague or Berlin (CPIC)(off-campus W/Sp)  Muggio, Switzerland (CPIC)        San Francisco Internship Program (EE)    2 Quarter Studio (Winter + Spring)          Los Angeles (EE)    2 Quarter Studio (Winter + Spring)  Fontainebleau, France                          Japan Program (CPIC) MOVED TO 2016-17         San Francisco SOM Coop &    Design Program       There are many opportunities like civil,M-tech desighning..

There are many top Universities which provide you excellent placement opportunities,good scholarships according to your previous performance.
Those Universities are
BITS, Pilani.......................2) BIT Mesra, Ranchi 3) Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology,

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