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The School of Architecture & Planning (SAP) prepares the students for the real world they can make a lasting impact in designing the future and have an exciting and rewarding career. The students at SAP have crafted the world as renowned landscape architects, urban planners, urban designers, and history preservationists.

The school's nationally accredited degree programs, world-class faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities connect to provide the students with a broad range of opportunities in both the public and private sectors of the industry. SAP leads the students through both practical and theoretical learning until they can master in an innovative design that reflects art and science.

The school has forged numerous connections and partnerships with schools and professionals in countries around the world. The faculty comprises of academicians from internationally renowned universities such as Cornell, University of Cincinnati, Ecole Des Beaux Art, Paris, University of Manitoba, Jawaharlal Nehru University, School of Planning & Architecture, National Institute of Design, Delhi College of Art, as well as leading Architectural practitioners and Planning professionals from all over the country.


The programmes under School of Architecture & Planning are designed to enable students to

  • Be highly efficient in money management, team leadership skills, and develop organisational capabilities, so that they can produce a significant impact on their business careers or further education
  • Gain primary and professional education to students in building-related systems that will prepare them to succeed in the profession of architectural engineering
  • Contribute to the society as professional engineers dealing with analysis, design and other related activities within the architecture industry
  • Identify and solve meaningful architectural engineering problems
  • Become detail-oriented, analytical, and budget conscious
Key Highlights
  • State-of-the-art facilities that promote collaboration and teamwork amongst students. The generous, open plan studios support and enable them to develop their approach as an individual.
  • Media unit at SAP offers inbuilt projectors in each classroom, audio-visual rooms and a fully equipped computer lab with upgraded PCs that host a suite of Professional BIM, CAD and other design software's.
  • Several site visits are regularly arranged to enable the students with the latest practices of the industry and to help them interact with eminent Architects and Professionals of this field.
  • SAP encourages students to interact and learn from students of various other programs and to enrich their experience by participating in inter-School and University events.
  • Introduced a Vertical Studio Annual Event where students can understand different levels of design complexities and expose themselves to interdependent social learning. During this event the students of First, Second, Third and Final Year work together on their respective group projects and present them at the event.
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    Alumni Base

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Prof. Rupinder Singh

Dean’s Message

The education of an architect, at its core, is not about knowhow, but “think-how.” And inculcating this ability fundamentally changes the student. The avant-garde architect is almost always at the vanguard of social change. Thus, the age old issue of a house became a “machine for living” for Le Corbusier in the 30s, typology for Gulio Argan in the 60s, the question of “to dwell” by the followers of Heideggar in the 80s, and a formal purist exercise for the 90s and soon with the new “digital-ready” generation, a physical interface—an analogue of the digital GI.  Thus, at its core, the education of the architect is about questioning; and this is what we focus here at Sharda University. There are, for us, four foundations in the education of an architect vocational skills, professional skills, liberal thinking and ethical. Vocational skills include not just drafting or model making, but also the 3s—space allocation, structures and services. Professional skills include not only “design thinking,” but also digital and parametric thinking. Third is the ability to question in a systematic and sustained manner. The ethical is obviously self-explanatory. As a School then, we dont valorise rote-learning, but “thinking by doing.” Architects make things. To paraphrase Marx, we change society. 

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    I can positively say at Sharda University has made me a better person. It has helped me to develop a positive attitude towards my studies and discover more about myself. Teachers are very caring and interested in students well-being. They make sure every class is fun, educational and interactive.

    Sharda has helped me in shaping my career and hence my future. 

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    Awais Hussain

    Sharda University is truly a global university where education is quantified and stats driven. I enjoy a lot while studying here in a huge campus with a large accommodation and numerous shops and eat-outs. The faculty members are highly knowledgeable and always available for help. The university cares a lot for us with high security and medical facilities within the campus. I also like the well-organized online attendance system.   

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    Benjamin Varghese

    After spending 3 years in the college and its campus, I can say that Sharda is my second home and its true what they say; the world is here at Sharda University. Studying in Sharda has helped me grow as a person in maturity and self-belief by letting me bear responsibilities that otherwise would never come my way.

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    Aparna Chatterjee

    Hello! I I am student of Sharda University pursuing Architecture. I am currently in 3rd year. It has been a great experience overall here in Sharda. we have a panel of great faculty members who are from reputed college and also have deep knowledge. we have regular seminars in which we have one to one conversation with reputed architects of India which opens a new horizon for us everytime.

    Architecture, (2014-15)

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    Mohammad Arish

    I can positively say Sharda University has made me a better person. It has helped me develop a positive attitude towards my studies and discover more about myself. Teachers are very caring and interested in students well-being. They make sure every class is fun, educational and interactive.

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    Yamini Sharma

    Sharda University is the best university across the india and is known for its excellence . It has all the best facilities under one roof - state of infrastructure , erudite faculty , professional teachers , well stocked libraries , good computer labs , sports area , and studios with all requirements. I am very grateful to be a part of this university. 

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    Mohd. Faizan

    Hi.. !  I am Mohd. Faizan studying in school of architecture and planning is currently in 3rd year in sharda university. It has been a great experience. Here in sharda we have great faculty members under which we have learnt a lot. Because of which I can see my fruitful future.

    Architecture, (2014-15)

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    Zainab Manzoor

    Architecture is a field with uniqueness and individuality, the passion for which comes within the individual. Being a part of this course in Sharda University is like know your own individuality. The exposure they provide is far way good for the person who wants to achieve something. The faculty is always available and willing to help. The collegues help you out in every way. Here the potentials are harnessed, skills are developed, confidence is built and dreams are realized

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    Shreeyukti Shah

    Studying architecture in Sharda has widened my perspective and has given me an idea of the importance of architecture in todays day and age. The faculties and staff are very helpful and are always present to clear our doubts and to lead us in the right path. Having studied here for nearly 3 years, my interest in the subject has deepened.

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