Eligibility for M. Arch
18OMA 3.0 Eligibility for M. Arch - CPM Admission at GSAP:
18OMA 3.1 Admission to the Master of Architecture Programme shall be open to all the candidates who have passed B.Arch. Examination (as per the eligibility criteria specified from time to time) of VTU or any other recognized University / Institution. The decision of the Equivalence committee shall be final in establishing the eligibility of candidates for a particular Programme.
For the foreign degrees Equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities is a must. The candidates who have completed their prerequisite degree through the distance mode education from any University (National or International) are not eligible for admission to M. Arch. Programs under any quota i.e., Government/ Management.
18OMA 3.2 Qualification awarded by the Indian Institute of Architects (AIIA) and recognized by the regulations of Council of Architecture (COA) shall be considered equivalent to B.Arch. The candidates seeking admission to M. Arch. Programs on the basis of IIA Associate ship qualification shall qualify the Postgraduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET).
18OMA 3.3 Admission to M. Arch. Programme shall be open to the candidates who have passed the prescribed qualifying examination with not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate of all the years of the degree examination.
However, in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST and Category I, the aggregate percentage of marks in the qualifying examinations shall not be less than 45%. Rounding off of percentage secured in qualifying examination is not permissible.
The candidates should be GATE (Architecture) qualified or should have appeared for the Entrance Examination conducted by an authority recognized by Government of Karnataka / VTU / any other University on approval by Government of Karnataka.
The candidates should be GATE (Architecture) qualified or should have appeared for the Entrance Examination conducted by an authority recognized by Government of Karnataka / VTU / any other University on approval by Government of Karnataka. Further, there shall be an Admissions Committee for the M. Arch. programme/s in each College consisting of the Principal of the College as the Chairman, Head of the concerned Department, one senior faculty of the concerned Department or Subject Experts as members.The Admissions Committee shall select the candidates for admissions through the process of interviews.
The candidates should be GATE (Architecture) qualified or should have appeared for the Entrance examination conducted by an authority recognized by Government of Karnataka / VTU / any other University on approval by Government of Karnataka.
18OMA 3.5 The candidates, who are qualified in the GATE (Architecture) Examination shall be given priority. Such candidates shall be exempted from taking Postgraduate Entrance Examination (PGCET).
18OMA 3.6 If sufficient number of GATE qualified candidates are not available, such seats shall be filled from amongst the candidates appeared for Entrance Examination in the order of merit.
18OMA 3.7 The intake under various categories (regular, sponsored candidates and SC/ST) shall be as sanctioned and notified by the State Government and VTU, from time to time.
18OMA 3.8 Subject to the provisions of 18OMA 3.1 and 18OMA 3.2, members of the Teaching/Research Staff/Teaching Assistants working in any Architectural college/ Department recognized by COA either in the State of Karnataka or outside and who have put in a minimum of Three years of teaching experience on full-time basis in Architecture.
College / Department, Polytechnic institutions / any other institutions imparting Architectural education shall be eligible for admission to PG Programs under sponsored quota on full-time basis, if they are officially sponsored by their respective Institutions / DTE.
18OMA 3.9 Subject to the provisions of 18OMA3.1 and 18OMA3.2, members working in the State Government / Central Government / Quasi Government Organizations / Public Sector Industries / Reputed Private Industries, who have put in a minimum of three years of working experience and are sponsored by the concerned organizations shall also be eligible to seek admissions to PG Programs against sponsored quota. Preference for admission under 18OMA3.8 and 18OMA3.9 is given to candidates sponsored by State and central Governments.