Landscape Architecture Top colleges, Syllabus & Top Recruiters.

Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes. The main motive of offering this course is to provide candidates a big field of knowledge about the techniques to use the open spaces in the best way. The course focuses on the concepts related to pure nature, nature-man relationships and man-made environment.

Top Colleges:

Highlights:

Course Name Interior Design
Course level

Bachelor of Architecture

Master of Architecture

Duration 

Bachelor of Architecture: 3 years

Master of Architecture:  2 years

Examination Type Semester System
Eligibility

Bachelor of Architecture

  • 10+2  in the Science stream from a recognized educational Board with Physics, Chemistry, Math, English as the main subjects, minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) at the 10+2 level
  • Some colleges offer admission through the merit-based selection process and many have entrance based selection process

Master of Architecture

  • Should have a B. Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture) or any equivalent course in a relevant discipline with a minimum aggregate score of 50% for general and 45% in the case of SC/ST
  • Some colleges offer admission through the merit-based selection process and many have entrance based selection process
Top Recruiting Companies Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj, L&T, DLF, Jindals, Chitra Vishwanath Architects
Job Positions Landscape Architect, Site Designer, Civil Engineer, Landscape Consultant, Architect Manager

Both bachelors (3 years) and masters(2 years) courses are available for Landscape Architecture with semester system.
The admission process is based on counseling after qualification of entrance tests such as NATA, BITSAT etc.
Hydro Project Companies, Construction Industries, Local Planning Bodies, Golf Complexes, Educational Institutes, etc are the major recruiting areas.

Courses and Eligibility:

Courses Duration Eligibility Entrances
B. Arch 3 years 10+2  in the Science stream from a recognized educational Board with Physics, Chemistry, Maths, English as the main subjects, minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) at the 10+2 level NATA, JEE-MAIN, SRMJEEE, BITSAT, etc
M. Arch 2 years Should have a B. Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture) or any equivalent course in a relevant discipline with a minimum aggregate score of 50% for general and 45% in the case of SC/ST GATE, CEED, TANCET, AMU M. Arch, CEPT, etc

Top Recruiters:

  • Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj
  • L&T
  • DLF
  • Jindals
  • VSA Space Design (P) Ltd.,
  • Edifice Architects Pvt. Ltd.
  • Chitra Vishwanath Architects
  • IMAXE
  • Manchanda Associates
  • Architect Consultants

Admission process:

Most of the Colleges and institutions offer admission on the basis of the marks obtained in the relevant entrance exam mostly conducted by the institutions. The selected candidates will be called for counselling. In the process of counselling, Candidates have to go through 2 rounds such as group discussion and personal interviews organized by the respective institution. A merit list is then announced by each university announcing the names of the selected deserving candidates. Admission procedure generally varies across institutes.

Syllabus:

  • Building Materials and Construction
  • Architectural Drawing
  • History of Architecture
  • Art and Graphics
  • Computer Applications
  • Environmental Science (Climatology)
  • Architectural Graphics
  • Traditional Indian Architecture
  • Aesthetics, Art, and Appreciation
  • Works and Philosophies of Great Masters
  • Architecture without Architects
  • Principles of Human Settlement
  • Mechanical Services
  • Building Bye-Laws and Codes
  • Auditorium Acoustics, Systems, and Services
  • CAAD and Visualization
  • Earthquake Resistant Buildings
  • Infrastructure Planning and Management

Skills Required:

  • An interest in the environment, life sciences and knowledge of the conditions needed for wildlife to flourish.
  • Creativity and imagination.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Leadership Quality
  • An eye for details
  • Lateral and spatial thinking.
  • Artistic flair.

Top Entrances:

Job Profile:

Job Post Job description Salary
Landscape Architect design attractive and functional public parks, gardens, playgrounds, residential areas, college campuses, and public spaces. They also plan the locations of buildings, roads, walkways, flowers, shrubs, and trees within these environments. 3.5 to 5 lakhs
Site Designer

creates the look, layout, and features of a website, understands both graphic design and computer programming.
 

2.5 to 4.5 lakhs
Civil Engineer create, improve and protect the environment in which we live. They plan, design and oversee construction and maintenance of building structures and infrastructure, such as roads, railways, airports, bridges, harbors, dams, irrigation projects, power plants, and water and sewerage systems. 4 lakhs to 12.5 lakhs
Architect Manager responsible for planning, directing and coordinating projects. They conduct research to determine what materials and equipment will be needed and propose budgets that reflect the scope of each project. 6.5 to 7.8 lakhs
Landscape Consultant Confer with clients, engineers, and building architects to understand a project. Prepare site plans, specifications, and cost estimates. 4.5 lakhs to 6 lakhs
Landscape Architect Supervisor Supervises all related activities of a staff of landscape architects and technicians. Oversees, manages, and schedules the development of exterior spaces and physical environments, the development of schematic designs and construction details, and is ultimately responsible for the final project 3.9 lakhs to 4.8 lakhs

FAQs:

Q: Which are the courses provided under Landscape Architecture?
A: You can do B. Arch and M. Arch under Landscape Architecture.

Q: Which industries mostly hired Landscape Architecture graduates?
A: The industries mostly hired the Landscape Architecture graduates are mostly related to-

  • Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Consultancies
  • Space
  • Architecture.

Q: What are the recruiting companies for Landscape Architecture graduates?
A: The recruiting companies for Landscape Architecture graduates are-

  • Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj
  • L&T
  • DLF
  • Jindals
  • IMAXE
  • Manchanda Associates
  • Architect Consultants
  • VSA Space Design (P) Ltd, etc

Q: What are the job position one can have through this course?
A: The job prospects are Data Analyst, Architecture Designer, Architecture Engineer, Interior Designer, Architecture Draftsman, Staff Consultant, Technical Assistant, Project Assistant, Sales/Business Development Manager, Architectural Assistant, Architectural Historian/Journalist, Art Director, Building Contractor, Landscape Architect, and such.

Q: What are the entrances to get admission into the bachelors' degree in the Landscape Architecture course?
A: The entrances  to get admission into the bachelors' degree of Landscape Architecture course are NATA, JEE-MAIN, SRMJEEE, BITSAT, etc.

Q: What is the job description of Landscape Architect?
A: The landscape architect design attractive and functional public parks, gardens, playgrounds, residential areas, college campuses, and public spaces. They also plan the locations of buildings, roads, walkways, flowers, shrubs, and trees within these environments, etc.

Q: What are the skills required to build a career in this field?
A: The skills required are-
An interest in the environment, life sciences, and knowledge of the conditions needed for wildlife to flourish.

  • Creativity and imagination.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Leadership Quality
  • An eye for details
  • Lateral and spatial thinking.
  • Artistic flair.

Q: What s the duration of this course?
A: The duration of the Bachelor degree is 3 years and the duration of the Master's degree is 2 years

Q: What is the salary of a site engineer?
A: The salary of a site engineer is 2.5 to 4.5 lakhs.

Q: What are the top career/job profiles in the field of Landscape Architecture?
A: The top career/job profiles are mentioned below:

  • Landscape Architect
  • Site Designer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Architect Manager

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