About Wadiyar Center for Architecture

Wadiyar Centre for Architecture (WCFA) is a College of Architecture located in the heart of Mysuru, the city long renowned as a centre for education. WCFA offers Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) degree course which is for a duration of 5 years.

The college is recognised by the ‘Council of Architecture’ New Delhi and is affiliated to ‘Visveswaraya Technological University’, Belgaum, Karnataka State.

The College is owned and managed by a team of practicing Architects and Consulting Engineers in collaboration with Educationalists who have established the country’s earliest educational institutions.

WCFA is a center for learning, providing wholesome environment and best resources to enable and empower students to emerge as sensitive and responsible Architects, contributing to creating an enriched built environment for the nation.

WCFA is a college of “Experiential Learning”. The curriculum is intelligently crafted to be learnt through a process of practical exploration. WCFA provides the students, rare and unique opportunity to learn straight from accomplished mentors, their expertise, which will broaden their perspective and deepen their understanding of the subject.

Courses Offered

  1. Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

Eligibility

Criteria 1 – Qualifying Exam

Admission for the first year of the course shall be open to the candidates having a minimum 50% in aggregate (45% in case of SC, ST and OBC candidates), in the results of any one the following courses:

  • The two year Pre-University examination conducted by the Karnataka State Pre-University Board with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as subjects of study (50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate)
  • 10+2 of the Central Board of Secondary Education (C.B.S.E.) with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as subjects of study (50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate)
  • Three-Year Diploma in any stream recognized by Government of Karnataka, or any other State government or Central government or any other Diploma qualification considered equivalent there to by Visvesvaraya Technological University’s (VTU) with Mathematics as compulsory subject of study (at least 50% marks in aggregate)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of Schooling
  • Any other examination recognized by Visvesvaraya Technological University’s (VTU).

Criteria 2 – Aptitude Exam

Admission for the first year of the course shall be open to the candidates having a qualified in either one of the aptitude exam –NATA/JEE Paper 2

  • National Aptitude Test for Architecture (NATA) - The candidate should have appeared and qualified for the NATA exam.
  • Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) main paper 2 - The candidate should have appeared and qualified for the JEE exam.

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