Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture (SMMCA), Nagpur is one of the leading architecture colleges in Central India. SMMCA was ranked among the Top 30 architecture colleges in India for 2020 by India Today magazine. The college is governed by the Women’s Education Society, a trust which was established in 1932 with the mission to empower women through higher, technical and vocational skills education. SMMCA offers UG and PG programs in the discipline of Architecture. Admission to the SMMCA Nagpur is done on the basis of NATA/ JEE Paper II/ PET/ MAH-M.Arch-CET scores. The institute is a Centre of Research approved by RTM Nagpur University and is one of the selected few institutes in Central India offering PhD in Architecture.
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture Highlights
|Established | Institute Type||1993 | Private|
National: NATA/ JEE Paper II/ PET
|Courses Offered||UG, PG & Ph.D|
|Top Recruiters||Godrej & Boyce, Teri, Arcons, SpaceCraft Associates, Modi Associates, Hiren Gandhi and Associates, Bhansali Associates, Smita & Habib Associates|
|Facilities Available||Library, Hostel, Sports, Brain Gym, etc|
|Admission Helpdesk||+91 7122510208 | 9960298719|
|Address||Lad College Campus, Seminary Hills,
Nagpur, M.S. India 440006
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture Courses
SMMCA offers UG, PG and Ph.D. Courses in the discipline of Architecture. Tabulated below are the details for the same:
|B.Arch||Eligibility: 10+2 or 10+3 from a recognized board + Obtained a valid score in NATA/ JEE Paper II
Duration: 5 years
|M.Arch||Specialization: Architectural Design, Urban Design Eligibility: M.Arch with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks + Obtained a valid score in MAHCET
Duration: 2 years
|Ph.D||Eligibility: Master’s degree in Architecture or Allied Subjects + Obtained a valid score in PET
Duration: 3 years
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture Admission
Admission is done on the basis of merit and entrance examination.
How to Apply?
The admissions are conducted through a centralized admission process by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State. For admission to the Ph.D. program, the candidates are to clear the Pre Entrance Test (PET) conducted by RTM Nagpur University.
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture Placement
SMMCA has an active Training and Placement Cell which assists in the placement of graduating students, organizes value-added programmes and facilitates campus placements. The institute has conducted the placement drive for students of Architecture by Godrej and Boyce. The placement drive was open for all colleges of Architecture and Interior Design Colleges from Nagpur. Students from four colleges participated in this placement drive, those are SMMCA, VNIT, PIADS and Somalwar. The students joined Godrej and Boyce after their 10th semester got over at a salary of INR 35,000 per month. A total of 76 students appeared in Round 1, out of which 36 were from SMMCA and 31 students were shortlisted for Interviews, out of which 14 were from SMMCA. Some of the recruiters are Godrej & Boyce, Base4 International, Builtwell Solutions, Teri, Arcons, SpaceCraft Associates, Modi Associates, Hiren Gandhi and Associates, Bhansali Associates, Smita & Habib Associates, Endratesh Architects, Sanjay Puri Associates and many more.
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture Scholarships
SMMCA facilitates Government of India scholarships and freeships and offers several merit-based scholarships for students:
- Government of India scholarships & freeships (all facilities available as per Govt. of Maharashtra rules)
- Merit-based scholarships/awards each year:
- J. K. Cement Scholarships
- CERA Scholarships
- Ar. Bharat Yamsanwar Award
- Ar. Sunil Toye Award
- Shrisatya Award for Best Thesis Project
- Endowment Prizes awarded by the college trust each year:
- Dr. Kamla Narayan Endowment prize
- Smt. Manoramabai Mundle Endowment prize
- Shri. D. J. Deshmukh Endowment prize
- M/s Swapnil Enterprises Endowment prize
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture Facilities
Library: SMMCA’s Library has more than 5250 titles of books related to architecture and allied subjects. It houses more than 30 numbers of National and International Journals. Apart from these, the library has a collection of rare books, special reports and a growing collection of documentation reports by students, Thesis reports of undergraduate and postgraduate and PhD reports.
Sports: The college has a faculty who is dedicated to the coordination of sports activities and every year students participate in intercollegiate sports competitions like Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Taekwondo, Chess, Table Tennis and Athletics and bring laurels to the college.
Brain Gym: The Brain Gym encourages and nurtures creative thinking in students as well as teachers through many experimental art and design activities. In Brain Gym, students and teachers both get to flex their creative muscles through these various playful hands-on activities.
Canteen: The college has two refreshment facilities – the main canteen towards the rear side of the campus and a Nescafe coffee kiosk near the entrance of the campus. Both of these facilities offer good food at a very reasonable rate and are very conveniently located.
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture Faculty
SMMCA has a diverse faculty of highly qualified and accomplished individuals. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields. The entire faculty is extremely experienced and well versed in their subject matters. The faculty comprises:
- 7 Professors
- 14 Associate Professors
Check: SMMCA Nagpur Faculty
Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture FAQs
Ques. How are the accommodation facilities of Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture?
Ans. The hostel provides accommodation to around 200 girl students with all basic facilities. The hostel has a main garden in the front and a canteen in the near vicinity. The hostel has extensive sports facilities for outdoor games like badminton, throw ball, basketball, etc. The mess of the hostel provides vegetarian meals, snacks and tea.
Ques. What are the career prospects of doing M.Arch at Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture?
Ans. The table below provides an idea of the career prospects on successful completion of an M.Arch Degree:
|Architectural Technician||Project Architect||Landscape Architect||Design Architect|
|Architecture Professor||Architectural Conservator||Building Inspector||Design Architect|
Check: M.Arch Course
Ques. What is the average salary of an architect in India per month?
Ans. According to PayScale, the national average salary for an Architect in India is around INR 3.7 LPA.
Ques. What is the seat intake for admission at Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture?
Ans. Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture has the following seat intake capacity for admission: