The CMR University School of Architecture was established in the academic year 2015-16. Since then, it has carved a niche for itself in the field of architectural education. The emphasis on ‘practice to theory’ and ‘theory to practice’ makes the architectural program competitive and relevant to the profession and society. The maker-centred pedagogy is an integrated process of hands-on, experiential, reflective, directed as well as independent learning. The school believes in the pursuit of performance and output of the faculty and students in a focused manner, making CMRU one of the top universities for B.Arch. in India.
The School’s faculty brings decades of experience at the highest levels of the profession. CMR University Bangalore has drawn leaders in the field of architectural education to form the core team of faculty. Leading architects from India and abroad comprising visiting faculty will give students an insight into the trends and requirements of the real world within the academic framework.
The School of Architecture CMR University has the approval of the Council of Architecture, New Delhi which is the statutory body regulating Architectural Profession and Education in India and is allotted the code no KA-37.
In order to be eligible for admission to B.Arch. programme, the candidate should have passed the 2nd PUC/12th grade or equivalent examination recognized by the Central/State Govt with 50 percent aggregate marks (45% in case of reserved category). Further, they should also have secured 50 percent marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together and also the candidate should have passed the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by NIASA (National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture), an academic unit of Council of Architecture, New Delhi or equivalent examination recognized by Central /State Government.