Architecture Assistantship


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 

The Department of Architecture has been established in the Year 1991-92. At Department of ARCHITECTURE, we aim to provide an enriched academic environment, imparting quality architectural education for the differently abled. Presently the intake of the department is 60 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.

The Department has well established Laboratory with state of the art Equipment.  It has well equipped adequate number of smart classrooms, drafting studios and Laboratories for teaching theory, drawing and laboratory courses. The students are trained such that they are employed in an Architectural firm as an Architectural Assistant or as a site engineer in construction firms.

The Department has a good network of Alumni and has developed good interaction with Industry. The Department is closely associated with the Professional body ‘Indian Institute of Architects (IIA)’, Mysore Centre that helps in understanding the present scenario of the construction industry. With the good rapport of the IIA, the Department is very active in providing opportunities and exposure to students in workshops, Guest lectures and Industry Visits.  After the course, the students will have the opportunities to pursue higher studies like B. Arch which is a 5 years course or Interior designing, animation courses which are 3 years courses etc.

The  Department has an MOU with the following Organisations;
  • ​Symphony Max Engineering & Detailing (P) Ltd, Mysuru (SMAX)
  • Bhamys Constructions Private Limited (BHAMYS), Mysuru
  • Arklines Eco Habitat Solutions, Mysuru

The Department has been granted NBA for 3 Years from 2021-22 to 2023-24. 

Eligibility:  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.

Our Strength
  • Professionally experienced and dedicated faculty.
  • Well-equipped laboratories for quality training.
  • Realization of conceptual training in Drawing and Drafting .
  • An advisory committee includes well established professional consultants to review the syllabus and academic standard.
Opportunities after Diploma
Successful candidates can opt for higher education i.e. Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) / any other engineering degree and also they are eligible to get placement in the following Sectors; 
  • Architectural firm / consultants
  • Civil engineering firm/consultants
  • Developers / Builders
  • Interior Designers / Decorators consultants
  • Town Planning and Housing Boards
  • Public and Semi Public Sectors

Program Outcomes(POs)

PO – 1:  Apply the knowledge of, Mathematics, Science and Engineering fundamentals and engineering             
               specialization to solve the Engineering problems. 
PO – 2:  Identify and Analyse well defined Engineering problems  using codified standard methods.
PO – 3:  Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems components or
               processes to meet specified needs. 
PO – 4:  Apply Modern Engineering tools and appropriate techniques to conduct standard tests and measurements.
PO – 5:  Apply appropriate technology in context of Society, Sustainability, Environment and Ethical practices.
PO – 6:  Use Engineering management principles individually, as a team member or a leader to manage projects
               and effectively communicate about well - defined engineering activities.
PO – 7:  Ability to analyse individual needs and engage in updating in the context of technological changes.

Program Specific Outcomes of the Programme (PSOs)

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

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) 

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

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. 
Application software: Auto CAD 2018 Education Multi  - seat stand –alone single user, Auto CAD REVIT Architecture suite 2012 Education New SLM,  MS Office.
Model making workshop : Cutting tables, Glass Tracing table, Display boards.
Survey Lab: Total station, Dumpy level, Theodolite and Compass
Material Library : The Material Library helps the students to physically see the building materials. The main objective of this Library is to provide exposure of various building materials  to the students in Institution itself as the students are Physically Challenged.  To include the latest materials, the Department is continuously in Collaboration with Industry. 

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.

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Exp in  Yrs

Email id


Dakshayani B P


Studio Assistant



D S Mahadevaswamy





Rajendraprasad C S





Lokesh M L



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. New Curriculum C21 is implemented from the Academic Year 2021-22.
Designation: HOD/ Sl. Gr. Lecturer
Educational Qualification M.Tech. Ph.D

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

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

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

Sathisha G P
Ashwini Nagaraj
Designation: Lecturer
Educational Qualification B.Arch
Area of Specialization: CAD

Ashwini Nagaraj
Amulya M
Designation: Lecturer
Educational Qualification B.Arch
Area of Specialization: Architecture

Amulya M
Department Architecture Assistantship'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;
  • 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.
  • Encourage students to participate in Cultural and Sports events.

Some of the activities conducted in the year 2023 are presented below.