SMMCA offers a ten semester course in Architecture leading to the degree of B.Arch. The Bachelor of Architecture course is approved by the council of Architecture, New Delhi – a statutory body of Government of India that regulates architectural education in India.
The course work of B.Arch. balances studios and theory classes. Subjects taught in architecture can broadly be grouped into 3 categories. The first category includes subject which attempt to boost creativity. Major courses like Architectural Design, Visual Arts and Workshop practices are a part of this category. The second category involves imparting knowledge and techniques which help to manifest design ideas into reality. This category includes subjects like Construction, Building Material, and Appropriate Technology amongst others. Creating environmental and social consciousness about architecture is the third category with courses like History of Architecture, Climatology and Sustainability. In addition to this, there are elective courses like Photography, Critical Appreciation, Documentation etc. which aid and further architectural understanding. 8th and 9th semester students undergo professional training in a practicing architects office as a part of the B. Arch Curriculum.Click to view the coursework
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture has been approved as a Research Centre for Doctoral Studies by Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur and Council of Architecture, New Delhi. It offers Ph. D. programmes in a wide range of areas of Architecture, Planning, Urban Design, etc. The college also encourages research in interdisciplinary areas through a system of joint supervision. The medium of instruction in the college is English.
A number of activities have already have already been launched by the cell. It has four qualified supervisors for doctoral research, registered with the university.
Dr. Panna Akhani, Prof. S.A. Deshpande, Dr.Ajay Khare, Bhopal, Prof. K. B. Jain and Dr. Ujwala Chakradeo are the members of the advisory board of the PhD cell.
Part Time: In service candidates, candidates who are employed as faculty/ staff/ project staff working in any Technical Institute or candidates working in any public/ private sector organization who are desirous to pursue Research on part-time basis.
Registration shall be valid for a period of six years from the date of registration and no further extension will be granted under normal circumstances.
After six years, if a candidate wishes to continue research, he/ she will be required to register again. The re-registration will be valid for a period of two years only.
If a student fails to submit Seminar Report and/ or present the Seminar on the scheduled date, he/she will not be considered for the next stage review. If the scholar fails to present consecutive two seminars his/her registration will be deemed to be cancelled.
For details regarding eligibility, seats and how to apply, refer to the admission section of the website.
PhD Research Centre Co-ordinator - Dr. Sheeba Valsson. Professor, SMMCA, Nagpur.