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Department of Architecture was introduced in B.I.T. Patna as a new stream. It was inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Bihar Shri Nitish Kumar on 11th August 2012. The department is recognized by Council of Architecture (COA), An autonomous Statutory Body of Government of India under the Architects Act, 1972.Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.) is a 5 year degree course. Admission process is undertaken by the guidelines laid down by COA, New Delhi.


Our aim is to nurture young minds with originality, creativity, conceptualization, perception, aesthetic values and a holistic judgment of people, places, objects and events. We also work for promoting integrative thinking as well as teamwork capacity, analytical, social and communication skills. 

Special features

  • Case studies
  • Creative workshops
  • Site visits
  • Study tours
  • Guest lectures


For sound practical and academic knowledge, various facilities are available here. These includes:

  • Class rooms
  • Drawing Studios
  • Audio Visual Room
  • Display Lounge
  • Model Room with all facilities
  • Central Library
  • Centralised Computer lab
  • Seminar Halls
  • Conference hall
  • Language lab
  • Auditorium
  • Workshops

Student’s Society

Students’ Society of Architecture (SSA) is present in our department. The students generally participate in all forms of activities and competitions conducted in SSA. 


  • Guest lecture by Prof. Jitendra Singh Ex. V.C. Nalanda Open University, Bihar.
  • National conference on “Sustainable Construction” conducted by the department of Architecture and Civil Engineering.
  • One day Nalanda tour.
  • Blood Donation at Mahavir Cancer Hospital, Patna.
  • Match stick, wire model making.
  • POP column making.