DC School of Architecture And Design, Vagamon is synonymous with quality education. Considered among the premium academic institutions in India, it offers world class infrastructure, facilitates innovation, creativity and has intellectual capital at par excellence. The institution is Promoted by DC Kizhakemuri Foundation and co-promoted by DC Books. The institution strives to impart high quality education with a prime focus on holistic learning and inculcate competitive abilities in students. The highly experienced faculty with insights into current best industry practices not only help students to chart out their career path, but also help them to position themselves in their chosen niche for attaining success.
DC SCHOOL of ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN - VAGAMON, Kerala, India (The College started in 2002 is Affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India and Approved by Council of Architecture, New Delhi, India). KEAM: COLLEGE CODE - DCR
DC SCHOOL of ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN - TRIVANDRUM , Kerala, India (The College started in 2020 is recognised by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi & affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University - KTU). KEAM: COLLEGE CODE - DSR
- Conducted the Kerala Architecture Festival - SPACES, in our Trivandrum campus, the first ever one of a kind open discussion platform conducted in Kerala for Architecture, Design And Culture.
- Vagamon campus is the only private Architecture college in Kerala to host the 60th Year of NASA with 3500 Students From SAARC Countries in 2018 NASA (National Association Students of Architecture), which was last held at Kerala,India in 1983) Convention.
- One a 32 acres fully residential campus with world class infrastructure at par with top institutes of India right in the prolific green vicinity of Vagamon. Two a pollution free lush green 75 acre campus designed by KINFRA is situated on the outskirts of Trivandrum inspiring the students to contemplate & design.
- Highly experienced & research oriented committed faculty from various streams - fine arts, landscape, urban design, climatology, structures, product design & urban planning, giving you the education you need & the attention you deserve.
- Spacious studios, well stocked Library with over 1700 titles, highly equipped Computer Lab, Art studio, model making & carpentry workshops, building material lab & a construction yard is provided for enhancement of knowledge.
- College bus, Hostel, Gym, basketball court, canteen facility available for recreation & ease of accommodation.
- Live masonry workshop, Interior designing studio models and Involvement in projects with the faculty in Architecture for enhanced work experience.
- Top class industry relevant faculty with practicing architects from premier institutes of India around the globe.
- Fully furnished facility center for innovation and creativity with programmes in textile designing, loom, pottery, etching, carpentry with proper machinery and infrastructure to cater to all needs.
- Amphitheater to hold large gatherings & a DC FM radio station (Trivandrum) to reach out to the public too is available on campus.
- Faculty and Student Exchange Programme with 600+ year old university of Valladolid Spain - the best architecture education provider in the world.
- The campus is fully Wi-fi enabled with 60 Mbps dedicated connectivity throughout the academic area.
- In-house Interior Design studio & Innovation Labs in pottery, ceramic, textile, litho, etching, carpentry .etc.
- Design oriented and live studio based learning.
- Fully Secured campus in the heart of Trivandrum - ‘a home within a home’.
- State of the Art digital library beside the hill-top.
- Infrastructure of international standards.
- Regular workshops with industry specific celebrities, architects and artists.
- Student ownership & Mentorship programmes.
- Visits to architectural monuments and important heritage buildings in India and abroad for visual documentation and structural design studies.
- Hands-on live projects with top-notch architecture faculty.
- 100% Internship, Placement support and self venture/start-up guidance.
Vagamon Campus: 60 seats
Trivandrum Campus: 40 seats
- The candidate must have passed the 10+ 2 Senior School certificate examination or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) as subjects.
- Candidates appearing for 10+2 higher secondary examination in 2021 are welcome to apply. However, eligibility is subject to achieving the above criteria on declaration of results.
- The candidate must have a valid National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) score. In case candidates who appeared for NATA in 2021 are awaiting their results, eligibility is subject to achieving a valid NATA score on declaration of results. Candidates appearing for 10+2 Senior School certificate examination in 2021 are welcome to apply. However, eligibility is subject to achieving the above criteria on declaration of results.
- Eligible candidates must fill the B Arch registration form on this website.
As part of D C Kizhakkemuri Foundation’s (DCKF) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, the Institution is proud to announce the following types of scholarships for dependent wards of serving defense personnel, ex-servicemen Para Military Forces (PMF) personnel, Sri Lankan refugees, Tibetan refugees & students from North Eastern States & J&K.
- A select number of seats with 100% course fee concessions
- A select number of seats with 50% course fee concession