Bachelor of Architecture

Intake of the Department = 60

Year of Establishment: 2012 with intake of 40. From 2013 intake increased to 60.

Vision of the Department

The vision of School of Architecture, DSATM is to enhance, consolidate & revitalize the thought process of architectural design, thus evolving strong knowledge base that is progressive and dynamic and which is more relevant to the evolving socioeconomic and geographical context.

Mission of the Department

The mission of this school in continuation with the vision statement is to educate the future leaders of the architectural practice with emphasis on the relationship between intellectual development and creative activity, by facilitating the acquisition of lifelong learning skills. The school wants to position itself as one of the top institutes imparting quality education.

About School of Architecture:

The School of Architecture, DSATM was established in the academic year 2011-2012 and imparts a five-year Bachelor of Architecture degree. We have a student capacity of 60 students. The course is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, Karnataka and also recognized by Council of Architecture, India.
The architecture course prepares students to see what architecture does for the built environment by proposing ideas that are innovative in their aesthetic and cultural contribution and that can inspire the social imagination. We inspire our students to envision the role they play in the progress of society and how their work will be the future built environment that will determine how we live, work and socialize. Our distinguished faculty pushes the boundaries of knowledge in our fields and promotes innovation in the practice of architecture and planning. Be it the classroom, the design studio or the community, the students will be immersed in new research related to concerns of the built and social environment, and in the midst of some of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The faculty members, highly qualified and experienced, are committed teachers who leverage on each other strengths to achieve the vision and mission statement of the School. The Faculty is specialized in various domain areas namely; Urban Planning, Habitat Design, Sustainable Architecture, Landscaping, Housing and Interior design. Eminent practicing architects visit the school to teach studio subjects like Architectural design, Basic design and Building construction.
Your experiences here will change your life, and will set the tone for an exciting professional journey in architecture and planning. The Department of Architecture is committed to the philosophy that architects have a role to play in the aesthetic, social and cultural betterment of society.
The department has spacious studios and class rooms and equipped with state-of-the-art equipment like LCD projector and computers. The department also houses a well-equipped climatology lab, material museum and Exhibition Hall.

Director's Message

sapna papu

I feel proud to be leading a team of intellectuals always striving to strengthen the school of architecture year by year. They are the faculty who are skillful and resourceful in various domains to take up challenges and deliver creative qualitative knowledge base.

At School of Architecture, DSATM our focus is on the students. The responsibility as faculty is to adopt an approach that builds up confidence, make them creative, innovative, and strengthen their entrepreneurial skills. Students of today are the future Architects and Planners who need to take up challenges and survive in a competitive and technologically advanced environment.

Dr. Sapna PapuPh.D, M Arch ,B.Arch
Head & Professor, School of Architecture
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Courses Offered

Courses Offered:

  • UG Program: Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)

Courses Materials:

About the Course:

Highlights Of The Department

NATA TEST CENTRE – (Test Centre Code KA-22)

School of Architecture (SOA), DSATM is a NATA Test Centre for students, who have to achieve their eligibility through NATA Score for enrolling to Bachelor’s of Architecture Course.

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Invited Talks

Department Photos

Architectural Studio

SOA Tour & Alumni view

  • Ar Prgya sharma 2013 batch
  • Ar Cleavan Rodriges KGD Architecture
  • Ar. Sujan shetty Entrepreneur

Department Newsletters


Department of Architecture launched its Newsletter VIRTUOSO. VIRTUOSO captures the various activities at department & provides a glimpse of achievements & accomplishments of the members of the department.

Department of Architecture have conducted a Advisory Board meeting and Department Exhibition-April'2017 in -April'2017

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School of Architecture (SOA), DSATM conducts many workshops for the benefit of the students.

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Program Outcomes (PO’s) based on NBA graduate attributes

The objectives of the Bachelor of Architecture program are translated into a number of learning outcomes which are directly related to the profession of architecture, the way in which it is practiced, and the knowledge components necessary for such a practice. Successful students shall be competent in the following areas and display an ability to:

  • PO 1: Fundamental Design Skills:
    Ability to apply basic spatial organization, structural, and constructional principles to the conception and development of interior and exterior spaces, building elements and components.
  • PO 2: Collaborative Skills:
    Ability to identify and assume divergent roles maximize individual talents and to cooperate others when working as a member of team.
  • PO 3: Verbal and Writing Skills:
    Ability to speak and write effectively on subject matter contained in the professional curriculum.
  • PO 4: Graphic Skills:
    Ability to employ appropriate representational media, including computer technology, to convey essential formal elements at each stage of the programming and design process.
  • PO 5: Research Skills:
    Ability to employ basic methods of data collection and analysis to inform all aspects of the programming and design process.
  • PO 6: Critical Thinking Skills:
    Ability to make a comprehensive analysis and evaluation of a building, building complex, or urban space.


  • PEO 1: To develop the ability to translate abstract principles of design into architectural solutions for simple problems.
  • PEO 2: To expose the students to the grammar of creating architectural space and form, including the study of variation like light, movement, transformation, scale, structure and skin.
  • PEO 3: To understand the meaning of cultural and physical context of built environment and techniques of reading such contexts.
  • PEO 4: To understand the role of architecture in shaping urban fabric.