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Built Environment Studies BA ( Hons.)

The BA in Built Environment Studies at the Jindal School of Art and Architecture is a unique in the country three-year design program that is primarily based in a Liberal Arts Context. While this course prepares your architectural design sensibilities, it is geared to help you think and work beyond the confines of a traditional architectural practice into the area of urban studies, sustainable design, ecological and environment studies, social and spatial analytics, urban development, urban law and public policy, conservation and landscape design. Through courses in this program you learn about the fundamental of design as well as about law, policy, environmental issues, question of economics, technology, sustainability and urbanism all of which prepare you for joining the Built Environment Sector of the 21st century. Your “classrooms” are live cases and projects where you work with experts to learn how design, policy and law and go hand in hand to secure development that is just and equitable. You visit and intern in firms that work globally in areas of housing, urban development, community design and development, conservation and heritage management, landscape design, sustainable development to develop your own insights into the entire cross of people who work on the Built Environment. You also avail of many exchange opportunities with similar programs in some of the top schools of design globally.

Curriculum

Subject:

  • Foundation Studio I & II
  • Environmental Studies
  • Freshmen Writing Seminar-I& II
  • Space & Place
  • Modern South Asia
  • Society & Culture
  • Built Environment & its Histories
  • Landscape & Ecology

Subject:

  • Design Atelier I & II
  • Core Seminar I
  • Core Seminar II
  • Minor Seminar-I
  • Minor Seminar-II
  • Minor Seminar-III
  • Minor Seminar-IV
  • Minor Seminar-V
  • Minor Seminar-VI

Subject:

  • Design Atelier III & IV
  • Core Seminar III
  • Core Seminar IIV
  • Minor Seminar-I
  • Minor Seminar-II
  • Minor Seminar-III
  • Minor Seminar-IV
  • Minor Seminar-V
  • Minor Seminar-VI

Eligibility

An aspiring student should have successfully passed the examination conducted by a Board/University at the +2 level of schooling (either through formal schooling for 12 years, or through open school system) or its equivalent with at least 70% marks in aggregate.

Applicants to the B.A. (Hons.) at JSAA must have successfully passed the examination at the 10+2 level of schooling or its equivalent. Students who completed 10+2 in 2017 can also apply. This course is open to students from any stream including Arts, Commerce, Science etc. All applicants should fill the B.A. (Hons.) (Built Environment.) admissions form and register for mandatory Jindal Scholastic Aptitude Test (JSAT).

Applicants must take the JSAT conducted by Pearson VUE at various centres and obtain the requisite score. Candidates having valid scores in SAT/ACT are exempted from giving a JSAT score.


Tuition Fee

INR 3 Lakhs per annum


Admissions

For admissions to our B.Arch & Built Environment Studies BA (Hons.) Programmes & hostel facilities contact.

Mr. Anish Dhiman

Assistant Director-Admissions & Outreach

+91 8930110914

Email: adhiman@jgu.edu.in

Mr. Varun Kakkar

Manager Admissions

+91 8930110881

Email: vkakkar@jgu.edu.in