Empower differently abled to become creative, professionally skilled, morally upright and socially responsive architectural assistant


  • Impart Knowledge to the differently abled with competitive curriculum and make them excellent architectural assistants. 
  • Provide accessible and user friendly learning environment with latest technology. 
  • Motivate the students to achieve academic excellence.
  • Prepare the students to face the challenges of future education, profession and social needs.


About the Department 

At Department of ARCHITECTURE, we aim to provide an enriched academic environment, imparting quality architectural education for the differently abled since 1992. Presently the intake of the department is 30 with a majority of hearing impaired students along with Orthopedically handicapped students. Right from the inception, the Department instils essential values to pursue and fulfil the aspirations of the society in creating better place to live and flourish.  

The department has qualified and dedicated staff who have sufficient experience to train differently abled students with the state-of-art infrastructure. The Department aims to provide opportunities to challenged students to develop their abilities in problem solving, creative thinking, and decision-making as a focus of their professional education and thereby to nurture a student-centred environment for personal development and professional excellence.

In the present scenario, the Construction activity being on the increase, creativity and innovation has demanded the skilled professional in the area of design and architecture. Supportive assistants are also in great demand and this Programme aims to provide necessary skills that are needed to meet the demand. The Programme covers Basic Computer Skills, Architectural Graphics. Model Making of Geometrical Forms, Building Components and Scale Down Building Models. Manual drafting along with computer aided drafting and 3D modelling will be dealt. Knowledge regarding building materials, survey, Estimation and Building services are also provided.


Candidates who have passed SSLC (Karnataka) or its equivalent and minimum disability must be 40% in the case of Orthopedically Handicapped and 60 db for Hearing Impaired are eligible for admission.


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) 

• Prepare the students for successful career in the field of architecture to meet the needs of building industry.
• Establish the process of life long learning of sustainable skills and professional ethics. 
• Provide confidence to work independently and as good team players and to be up to date with innovations.

Program Specific Outcomes of the Programme (PSOs)

Impart practical knowledge in architectural planning and construction.
Engage as an architectural assistant and contribute towards the betterment of profession.
Provide value added skills and knowledge to make them employable.

The Department offers state of art facilities with excellent infrastructure which comprises of well Equipped Smart Class rooms, Studios, Laboratories, Wi-Fi facility etc,. all accessible for differently abled. The Department is strengthened by well qualified and dedicated faculty whose main aim is to make students aware of the cutting edge technology with competence, commitment & team work. The teaching is reinforced with sign language/total communication and visual media presentations in the classrooms/labs. The department has latest computers for the CAD laboratory necessary for training the students.

CAD Lab: The Cad Lab has been established and upgraded under MODROB scheme with one to one computer facility with latest Desktop Computers ( HCL LX Infiniti pro BL1280, 500GB HDD,2GB DDR- II, 48CM HCL LCD Monitor, Key board, Optical Mouse with Windows 10), Printer and Multimedia Projectors. All the computers are provided with Internet Facility 24/7with 15 KVA UPS back up. Surveillance cameras are installed in all the labs. 

Software:Campus is covered under Microsoft Campus License Agreement. 
System Software : Windows 10, Ubuntu, Fedora
Application software: Auto CAD 2018 Education Multi  - seat stand –alone single user, Auto CAD REVIT Architecture suite 2012 Education New SLM, Visual Studio,  MS Office.
Model making workshop : Cutting tables, Glass Tracing table, Display boards.
Survey Lab: Total station, Dumpy level, Theodolite and Compass

Additional facilities for the Differently Abled

The department has wheelchair accessible building with corridors and supporting railings.
The classrooms, Studios, laboratories and toilets(with Grab Bars) are all wheelchair accessible.
The faculty and the supporting staff are all well versed in communicating with hearing impaired students.
Sign language interpreter services are provided for guest lectures and other seminars.
Psychology counselling is provided for the students who are in need.
The needy orthopedically disabled students are provided with assistance in the laboratories to conduct experiments.
Printed notes for reference , Additional 20 minutes per hour and Scribe facilities are provided during the examinations.
Curriculum Contents 

The Department is regularly revising the syllabus since 1999 – 2000 to suit the needs of the Architecture and Construction Industry demand. The present curriculum  is revised in the year 2015-16.


Designation: HOD/ Sl. Gr. Lecturer
Educational Qualification B.Arch, M.Tech. Ph.D

D Jagadeesh
Designation: Sl. Gr. Lecturer in Civil Engg.
Educational Qualification M Tech
Area of Specialization: Environmental Engg.

D Jagadeesh
Gurushanthappa R Nidavani
Designation: Lecturer
Educational Qualification MFA Applied Arts
Area of Specialization: Visual Arts

Gurushanthappa R Nidavani
Dakshayini B P
Designation: Studio Assistant
Educational Qualification M.Tech in URP
Area of Specialization: Town Planning

Dakshayini B P
Sathisha G P
Designation: Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Educational Qualification M.Tech.
Area of Specialization: Thermal Engineering

Sathisha G P
Department Architecture's activities
Activities of the Department 
In addition to Academic activities, the Department regularly organizes Co-curricular and Extra Cu-curricular activities.  Guest lectures/workshops are organized through ISTE and IIPC on a regular basis in emerging technologies from experts in industry and institutions. Soft skill programs, English Bridge Course, psychology counselling, Online Training Program in English and Aptitudes are conducted to improve the overall personality. The Department is actively involved in;
Arranging Short Term Training Programmes for teaching staff to upgrade their Knowledge.
Organizing Educational and Construction/ Field visits to students.
Inviting Experts from Architecture, Academic and Construction Industry to give special lectures in order to cater to the present day needs of the Industry. 
Arranging Personality Development Workshops for Students.
Organizing Career Guidance Programme for Final Year Students in association with M/s Cheshire Livelihood Resource Centre and M/s Enable India, Bengaluru.
Organizing Training Program on Aptitude for Students.
Arranging Counselling for Students by Psychologist.
Encourage students to participate in Cultural and Sports events. 
Provide opportunities to students to participate in NSS and Red Cross activities.
Curriculum for Architecture