College of Architecture Trivandrum (CAT), established in 2011, is one of the largest architectural schools in India. The college has ties with numerous international institutions and is deemed to be a global D-school for making positive change in the design of the built environment through creative and collaborative academic engagements. The Institute is affiliated to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University of Technology.
The Institute offers 2 courses in the fields of Architecture and Design. CAT offers full time Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Design Courses.
Admissions to these programs are done through merit and Entrance tests of NATA/UPSEE.
Following are the highlights of College of Architecture Trivandrum (CAT), Trivandrum:
|Name of Institute||College of Architecture Trivandrum (CAT)|
|Entrance Exam||NATA, UCEED, NID(MAINS)|
|Approved by||AICTE, COA|
|Admission Criteria||Merit Based and Entrance test|
|Affiliated to||A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University of Technology|
|Courses Offered||Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Design|
CAT offers only under graduate programs. Under those UG Programs, Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) and Bachelor of Design (B. Des.) are offered. The key features of the courses have been tabulated below:
|Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)||Duration: The duration of the course is 5 years.|
Eligibility: Class 12th with a minimum of 50% marks, minimum 60% marks in mathematics and NATA qualified.
|Bachelor of Design (B. Des.)||Duration: The duration of the course is 4 years.|
Specializations: Furniture Design, Interior Design
Eligibility: Class 12th with a minimum of 50% marks and NATA qualified.
Selection of the Candidates for Admission in CAT is done on the basis of merit and Entrance tests of NATA, UCEED, NID. Counselling is done for those candidates who have qualified NATA.
Candidates can apply for admission through Offline mode only. Candidates applying for any Course can follow below listed steps:
Thinavila Mulayara Post
Thivandrum – 695543
There are not such high placements provided by CAT for these courses. However, there are some recruiters of the Institute such as Jindal’s, DLF, L & T, Architect Consultants, Manchanda Associates, VSA Space Design, Sahara Group, etc.
Click here CAT, Trivandrum Placement
Facilities of the college are written below:
Hostel: The college has a separate hostel for girls and boys which provides good hostel accommodation for the students. There are many other facilities in the Hostel which are Gymnasium, Badminton Court, Ironing and washing, Kitchen, cooking and storage facilities.
Gym: The college has a Gym facility for the students to stay fit and Healthy.
Library: The college has the library facility for all the students.
Sports: The college has the sports facilities for all students in which the students can play badminton and other sports.
IT Infrastructure: The college has Two computer lab of 30 PC’s each with two server rooms with WIFI.
Cafeteria: The college has a canteen facility for staff and students.
Auditorium: The college has an auditorium facility for events and seminar.
Transportation: The college has a transport facility for students and staff.
Wi-fi: The College has WIFI connectivity throughout the campus with high network speed.
Laboratories: The college has a departmental based laboratories facility for the students.
The Faculty of CAT has numerous teachers for teaching about architecture and design. Each department has a head. Other faculties are working at the following positions:
Read more: CAT, Trivandrum Faculty
Ques. What is the eligibility of CAT Courses?
Ques. What is the number of seats for CAT Courses?
|Name of Course||Number of seats|
|Management Category||Government Category|
|Bachelor of Architecture||60||60|
|Bachelor of Design||30||30|
Ques. What are the job opportunities for CAT Candidates?
Ques. What are the CAT’s Collaborations?
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