What are the best career options after architecture courses?

Architecture is all about creativity, design-based skills, visual and practical knowledge, analytical aptitude, attention to details and good interpersonal skills. It is a lucrative career and has many career opportunities. Aspirants could become an architect after completing B. Arch education.

The rapid increase in construction and designing industry such as real estate development etc. has given rise to the demands of architects. Various government and private firms always hire good architectures to design various projects. Architect professionals could find work in interior designing, construction, development corporations, urban planning etc.

There are huge opportunities in foreign countries for professional architects. Institutions such as consultancy companies, foreign universities, building organizations in Australia, USA, and Dubai provide good career options after studying architecture course.

Various government and public departments hire architects such as railway department, housing and urban development corporation, archaeological department, Public Works Department, Housing Development Corporations, municipalities, Defence ministry,  National Building Organization, State Housing Boards, National Institutes of Urban Affairs and Housing etc.

Aspirants could also work in areas which include transport planning, industrial design, housing, environmental planning, building hospitals, stadium, schools, apartments, hotels, shopping complexes etc. Besides, you could also opt for higher studies that would help further enhance your career opportunities. There are many designations for an architect such as planner, interior designer, historian, building researcher, technologist, contractor, architectural engineer, section engineer, data analyst, landscape architect, production designer, furniture designer etc.

Some of the top corporations that employ architects include DLF, IMAXE, Sahara Group, L&T, Architect Consultants, Jindals, Manchanda Associates, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) and many other leading corporations. Architects could earn handsome salary structure. The pay package of an architect depends on work experience, company, job location and job profile.

Indo Global Education Foundation (IGEF), established in 2003 is one of the best architecture colleges in Punjab that provides comprehensive architectural design curriculum to aspiring students. Students are provided with knowledge on a variety of subjects and optional courses, to furnish them with professional skills and knowledge required to create strong, robust and sustainable constructions and refurbishments. Indo Global Education Foundation’s architectural programmes are aimed to provide architectural design, sketch and communication, developing construction and materials, and practical courses for model workshop. It also aims to impart theory of structures, history of art, developing construction, account of human settlements and climatology, and ecological studies.

IGEF is affiliated to Punjab Technical University (PTU). The renowned college is furnished with outstanding infrastructures such as spacious building, well-furnished laboratories and workshops, separate administrative and academic blocks, library with vast collection of books, separate hostel for boys and girls and many other amenities. IGEF industry-relevant architecture curriculum imparts research works, urban design and group housing programmes, town planning and theory of structures that will enable students to build understanding on how architecture tasks are handled. The students are also assisted on construction sites, attend meeting with clients as part of their practical study.

IGEF has a history of providing holistic education to students with skilled and competent faculty members offering their best intention to encourage and entitle young minds to become leaders to tomorrow. So, if you wish to enrol for 2019 academic session, then visit the website

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