Balwant Sheth School of Architecture - [BSSA], Mumbai

Balwant Sheth School of Architecture - [BSSA], Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra COA | Estd 2007 NMIMS Deemed to be University, Mumbai Private

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Balwant Sheth School of Architecture (BSSA), Mumbai comes under the aegis of NMIMS (Deemed to be University), Mumbai. The institute offers degree courses in the discipline of Architecture, Interior Environment, etc. BSSA Mumbai has a solid academic and resource base with modern facilities and infrastructure. The school focuses on user-centricity to create valuable spaces providing a sustainable environment for years to come.

Balwant Sheth School of Architecture Highlights

Established | Institute Type2007 | Private
Recognized byCouncil of Architecture
Affiliated toNMIMS (Deemed to be University), Mumbai
Entrance Exam Accepted for B.Arch National: NATA/ JEE Main Paper II 
Courses OfferedUG & PG
Application Mode | FeesOffline | INR 1,600 (for B.Arch) & INR 1,800 (for M.Arch)
Seats Available120
Facilities AvailableLibrary, Hostel, Studio, Workshops
Official Websitearchitecture.nmims.edu
Admission Helpdesk022 2613 4577

Balwant Sheth School of Architecture Courses

NMIMS BSSA Mumbai offers UG and PG Courses in the discipline of Architecture, Interior Environment, etc. Tabulated below are the details for same:

CourseEligibilityDetails
B.Arch
  • 10+2 in PCM with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • Obtained a valid score in NATA/ JEE Main Paper II
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Intake: 80
  • Fees: INR 5,50,000
M.Arch
  • B.Arch with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • Obtained a valid score in Personal Interview and Portfolio of relevant works
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: 20
  • Fees: INR 4,50,000
B.A (Hons.) in Interiors Environment and Design
  • 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized board
  • Obtained a valid score in Personal Interview and Portfolio of relevant works
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Intake: 20
  • Fees: INR 3,50,000

Check: NMIMS BSSA Courses and Fees

Balwant Sheth School of Architecture Admission

Step 1: Collect the prospectus and application form from the admission office of the college.

Step 2: Fill the application form for B.Arch and M.Arch – https://bssa.nmims.edu and for B.A (Hons.) - https://.nmims.edu/cied/ and affix the passport size photograph.

Step 3: Attach all the relevant documents.

Step 4: Submit the duly filled application form along with the application fee of INR 1,600 (for B.Arch) and INR 1,800 (for M.Arch).

Step 5: Send the same to the address given below:

NMIMS,Admission Department,
V.L.Mehta Road, Vile Parle (West),
Mumbai - 400 056

Selection Criteria

  • Applicants applying for B.Arch will be selected on the basis of marks secured in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by CoA and JEE Mains Paper II
  • For M.Arch and B.A (Hons.) IED applicants, a relevant score in the qualifying exam followed by Personal Interview and Portfolio of relevant works.

Admission Dates

Important dates for admission in B.Arch is tabulated below:

ParticularsDates
Application start dateFebruary 1, 2020
Last date to registerJune 26, 2020
Results/ Cutoff dateJune 30, 2020
Class commencement datesJuly 13, 2020

Important dates for admission in M.Arch is tabulated below:

ParticularsDates
Application start dateFebruary 1, 2020
Last date to registerJune 19, 2020
Personal InterviewJune 24, 2020
Results/ Cutoff dateJune 26, 2020
Class commencement datesJuly 13, 2020

Important dates for admission in B.A (Hons.) IED is tabulated below:

ParticularsDates
Application start dateFebruary 1, 2020
Last date to registerJune 21, 2020
Personal InterviewJune 25, 2020
Results/ Cutoff dateJune 29, 2020
Class commencement datesJuly 13, 2020

Check: NMIMS BSSA Mumbai Admission

Balwant Sheth School of Architecture Facilities

NMIMS BSSA Mumbai has a state of the art infrastructure with all the facilities:

  • Lecture Halls
  • Well Stocked Library
  • Air-Conditioned Resource Centre and Computer Laboratory
  • Studios and Workshop
  • 24 hours high-speed WIFI Access
  • E-Library Resources are available all Students and Faculty
  • Projector Facilities
  • Hostel Facilities

Balwant Sheth School of Architecture Faculty

The faculty of BSSA Mumbai comprises practicing architects, urban planners, product designers, art historians, landscape architects, sociologists and civil engineers. It also includes highly experienced academicians and young professionals with international exposure.

Check: NMIMS BSSA Mumbai Faculty

Balwant Sheth School of Architecture FAQs

Ques. What is the focus of M.Arch. Program at BSSA?

Ans. It is an Advanced Architecture Degree Program that focuses on training Professionals to Experiment and develop Innovative Design Strategies to expand the boundaries of conventional Architectural Practice. The Program focuses on specific research domains including the impact of Increasing Urbanisation, Environmental Adaptation and radical Technological Shifts that would affect the Practice of Architecture in the coming decades.

Ques. What is the focus of B.Arch. Program at BSSA?

Ans. B.Arch. Program at Balwant Sheth School of Architecture (BSSA) focuses on various modes of architectural education, research and practice. It emphasizes on the ever-changing ethos, behavioral sciences, tools and techniques, and assimilates all in contemporary design expression. The students would be offered holistic exposure and understanding through Art, History, Technology, Architectural Design and Construction process. 

Ques. What are the B.Arch. program’s highlights? 

Ans. The B.Arch Program at the Balwant Sheth School of Architecture is approved by the Council of Architecture 

  • Opens up multiple fields from socio-cultural to management studies Workshops for active and guided learning 
  • Creates an appropriate academic environment for honing skills 
  • Creates awareness of climate, culture & socio-economic pattern 
  • Adapts new concepts & technologies to influence architectural education and profession 

Ques. What are the M.Arch Program’s highlights?

Ans. The programs at the Balwant Sheth School of Architecture are approved by the Council of Architecture 

  • Advance architecture design stream-based studios 
  • Digital prototyping and fabrication workshops 
  • Multi-disciplinary interactive seminars 
  • International study programs

Ques. What are the B.A.(Hons.) IED program’s highlights?

Ans. The highlights of B.A are as follows:

  • Workshops: Workshops conducted during the Program would enable the student to understand the relation between the Natural and Artificial realms and the Human. 
  • Design Studios: Studios explore design principles through design problems involving the unique fundamental framework for Interior Environmental, Design Product and Furniture Design 
  • Indian and International Study Visits: Visits through the program would expose students to various Indian and International sites of historic, heritage and contemporary significance. 
  • Advance Computation: Digital Design and Advance Computation courses will engage desktop making tools to foster familiarity with digital fabrication in the design of the interior environments. 
  • Spatial Dynamics: Colour and Light and Acoustics 
  • Seminars: These would offer complementary theories to position Interior Environment and Design from a holistic perspective. The Seminars offered in the Program include Humanities, Visual Studies, Elements of Design, Art Appreciation, History of Art and Visual Culture, Theory of Design, Design Research, Traditional and Crafts, Environmental Studies and Professional Practice. 
  • Choice of Elective: The skills acquired through the elective modules would strengthen their cognitive and abstraction abilities. They would refine their technical abilities and enrich their theoretical base. Elective Courses offered would include Wood Workshop, Pottery, Painting, Object Art, Photography, Printmaking, Photography, Project Management, Cinema: Process and Product and Journalism.

Ques. Do IB students have a different process?

Ans. No, IB Students must follow the same admission procedure.

Ques. What exactly is the program structure and curriculum for this kind of program? 

Ans. Use this link https://architecture.nmims.edu/docs/b.arch-course-structure-18-19-1-.pdf to find a detailed structure year-wise along with the Curriculum.

Ques. Does the program include fees of the activities mentioned under the curriculum? 

Ans. Only Tuition fees are included in the program fees. Activities other than academic classes and teaching require additional funding. This depends on the kind of study tour the School undertakes for the students.

Ques. What are the USPs of the School?

Ans. The School is well equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms, new age labs and support technological aided teaching 

  • Part of the NMIMS Deemed to be University that is one of the top institutes across India 
  • Possess a strong team of Teaching Faculty 

Ques. Does the program include fees of the activities mentioned under the curriculum?

Ans. Only Tuition fees are included in the program fees. Activities other than academic classes and teaching require additional funding. This depends on the kind of study tour the School undertakes for the students.

Ques. Where can I view the gallery of Student Activities and Workshops? 

Ans. Log on to this link https://architecture.nmims.edu/gallery/ to have a look at the gallery featuring student workshops and activities.

Ques. Is there a placement cell?

Ans. Yes, the Balwant Sheth School of Architecture has a dedicated placement cell for students.

Ques. Where can I find other information related to the admission process, fee structure?

Ans. You will find all information on www.bssa.nmims.edu and www.architecture.nmims.edu

Ques. What is the focus of the Interior Environment Program at NMIMS?

Ans. A variety of core, value-added and multidisciplinary courses are offered through the program to expose the students to areas of art, history, humanities, sociology, film and journalism apart from the core design, technology and professional studies, to create a holistic learning environment and to situate the practice of Interior Design within a larger context. 

BSSA, Mumbai Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
B.A {Hons.}₹3.5 Lakhs10+2
B.Arch₹5.5 Lakhs10+2 with 50% + NATA
M.Arch₹4.5 LakhsGraduation
Select Degree : B.Arch B.A {Hons.} M.Arch
Select Stream : Architecture Arts

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The college is decent in general. It has declined in academics over the years cause of the faculty leaving and internal politics leading to children suffering. The management is also very stern and doesn't help always.


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Our college is one of the best colleges for Architecture and Planning. It has provides the environment for learning and growing. The teaching and non-teaching staff are supportive as well.


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Our college provides many facilities such as a library, well-maintained Infrastructure, canteen facility and many more. It has conducted many programs such as college fests.


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5th Floor, Mithibai College Building, V. L. Mehta Rd, Vile Parle (W)
Mumbai - 400056
Maharashtra , India

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Join thakur college f architecture it is best

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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Manas, thank you for the feedback!

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Sanjay Bang

What is scope of M Arch at BSSA.Do college have association with foreign universities

04 Jun, 2018 23:37
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Ritika Sharma

Hi Sanjay, You may please contact 022-42332083 , 42332088 , 42355555 to get details whether college have association with foreign universities.

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Nice guidance

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