Architecture is considered one of the essential disciplines necessary in city development and urbanization. In general it aims at building cities, roads, homes, hospitals, and other city landmarks as well as site and area planning. Designing in Architecture normally include all that add artistic, philosophical, and psychological dimensions to buildings.
The department of Architecture is the youngest Department at the National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, and was established in 2000. The Department has been imparting Quality education to B. Arch & M. Arch. (Sustainable Architecture) students by reviewing its curricula from time to time, modernizing its laboratories with state of the art equipments and latest software’s. The classrooms are well equipped with all modern electronic audio-visual facilities.
Presently, the department offers a five-year undergraduate course which includes semester training and two year M.Arch. (Sustainable Architecture) as per the norms of the Council of Architecture. The department has a very cognitive work environment where innovation is encouraged. Student – teacher interaction levels are very high, to the extent that each teacher knows the strengths of each of his students. The Institute also offers MHRD scholarship to GATE qualified candidates.