The B. Arch programme at VIT - Vellore is established for all aspiring students who wish to excel as Architects in the new millennium era. B. Arch is a 5-year Undergraduate Degree program approved by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi. School of Architecture VIT is a live laboratory in itself. The school is housed within Gandhi Block, designed by Ar. Sanjay Mohe, Founding partner of Mindspace, Bengaluru. Recently, the building was certified as a Platinum Rated Green Building by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).
The curriculum aims to mould students towards handling real-life situations during their study period through embedded hands-on workshops and trailblazing infrastructure facilities. A highly qualified faculty team forms the foundation of all academic and research activities of the school. The school maintains a 1:10 student faculty ratio to ensure better care and attention. Practicing Architects from across the globe participate in the academic process in order to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to be industry-ready by the end of 5 years. The school being in the midst of a larger academic setting, opens up wider opportunities for interdisciplinary learning. Grass-root level research, Value added programs, National and International Design Competitions and International student exchange programmes are some of the highlights of the B. Arch Program at School of Architecture, VIT.