Guwahati College of Architecture and Planning, or GCAP, was founded in 2006 by Dona Foundation. The college offers three courses in architecture and interior designing namely, Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Planning (Urban and regional planning), and Bachelor of Science in Interior Designing. The college has been ranked 2nd in the eastern region with an All India Rank of 21.

Candidates can apply for any of the three courses by applying to the principal of the given college in a prescribed form which can be downloaded from their official website. Admissions to the courses will be provided solely based on merit and entrance examinations.

Guwahati College of Architecture and Planning Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2006 | Private
Approved by Council of Architecture
Affiliated to Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU)
Courses Offered UG and PG
Application Mode Offline/ Online
Admission Criteria NATA/ JEE Mains 2 score
Official Website http://www.guwarchcollege.com/

Guwahati College of Architecture and Planning Courses

The college offers bachelor’s and master’s courses in the field of architecture, details of which are tabulated below.

Courses Details
B.Arch Duration: 5 years
Semesters: 10
Eligibility: 10 + 2 certificate in Science stream with minimum 50% marks.
Selection criteria: NATA, JEE
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B.Sc Specialization: Interior Designing
Duration: 3 years
Semesters: 6
Eligibility: 10 + 2 certificate in Science/ Arts / Commerce stream with at least 40% marks in aggregate
Selection criteria: NATA, JEE
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Master of Planning Specialization: Urban and Regional Planning
Duration: 2 years
Semesters: 4
Eligibility: Graduation degree certificate in Architecture / Planning /Civil Engineering with minimum 55% marks or CGPA 6 out of 10
Selection criteria: NATA, JEE
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Guwahati College of Architecture and Planning Admissions (h2)

Admissions are strictly based on NATA and JEE exam scores as well as merit obtained.

How to apply?

  • Eligible candidates can apply to the principal, GCAP by downloading the form from the website, before the last date of application.

  • The merit list will be prepared 15 days after the last date of the application.

  •  In case any seat from the reserved category remains vacant, it will be given to students from the unreserved category.

Documents Required

Documentations needed for admission to various courses are given below:

For B.Arch.

  • 10+2 marksheet

  • Aptitude Test Scorecard (NATA/JEE Paper-II)

  •  Domicile Certificate
  •  Income Proof of Parent / GuardianSports / NCC Certificate/ Caste Certificate etc Migration Certificate (Original)
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Physical Disability Certificate (if applicable)
  •  Passport size recent photographs colored (5 nos. of Photographs)

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Guwahati College of Architecture and Planning Facilities

  • Classrooms - The classrooms are furnished with audiovisual digital media. Commencing from the second year of the course, students are made familiar with digital drawing studios, keeping GCAP at par with any National level Institute.
  • Library - A well-equipped fully air-conditioned library consisting of a versatile array of Textbooks, Reference books, Journals, CD’s relevant to Architecture and all other fields like Design, Scientology, Biographies, General Knowledge, etc is available.
  • Material Library - The material Library comprises samples of various building materials, small-scale models of sanitary fixtures and fittings, and such other materials utilized in construction. 
  • Workshops – The college organizes multiple workshops such as carpentry, modern page making workshops, etc.
  • Computer laboratory – It provides students with the opportunity to master various software such as AUTOCAD, Page Maker, 3-D modeling software, etc.
  • Auditorium – It has a seating capacity of 500.
  • Sports – Facilities for Indoor games include carrom, table tennis, chess, etc. Outdoor games include cricket, football, volleyball, basketball, etc.

 Guwahati College of Architecture and Planning FAQs 

Ques. How is the faculty of Guwahati College of Architecture and Planning?

Ans. Faculties are well-trained with accurate education. They orient students in a way so that they can understand and upgrade their knowledge and skills. The faculty members are highly educated in their relevant fields. The majority of the members hold a Master’s degree in their respective fields and the prominent faculty members hold a doctoral degree.

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Ques. How to reach Guwahati College of Architecture and Planning?

Ans. The address of the college is SARBESWAR DAS KNOWLEDGE CAMPUS, NEAR GUWAHATI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FLYOVER JOGIPARA - JOBE ROAD, AZARA, GUWAHATI - 781005

Ques. What are the collaborations made by the college to provide experience and exposure to the students?

Ans. Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environment Studies Mumbai Collaboration has been formed between Guwahati College of Architecture and Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environment Studies, Mumbai, for combined study tours to various heritage places. A MOU has also been signed with CEPT University, Ahmedabad to enhance educational programs.

 Ques. What were some of the firms the students of the college were placed in?

Ans. Some of the firms include Jasbir Sawhney and Associates, Banka & Associates, Mes Misamari, Assam, Rajkhowas Archi, Hasmukh Patel, Hindustan Steel Construction Ltd., Designers Guild, Neev Guwahati, Budhin Borthakur & Associates, Ranel Associates & Architects, Guwahati, Design & Development, Guwahati, Resurge Energy, J.N. Khataniar & Associates, and Artisans, Guwahat.

Ques. Are there any workshops provided to the students of the college?

Ans. GCAP believes in giving firsthand experience to its students. A workshop on carpentry and model making is compulsory for all students.