History Of RVCA

R.V. College of Architecture (RVCA), established in 1992, as Department of Architecture in R. V. College of Engineering (RVCE), Bengaluru. In 1995, the department shifted to an independent new building within the RVCE campus. The department obtained autonomy and renamed to R.V School of Architecture in 2009. Later in the same year, Council of Architecture (COA), India, approved its re-designation to R.V College of Architecture.

In 2014, it shifted to a new campus with affiliation to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi, Karnataka. The new campus is an iconic example of contemporary architecture. It contains Academic Block class rooms, seminar halls & studios, Administration Block & Hostel Block.


An architecture institute par excellence, nurturing academics, profession and research for a sustainable contemporary society.



Produce a class of professionals with creative thinking and questioning attitude towards appropriate architecture.

A centre of excellence for architectural and urban design studies by bringing the best teaching talent, infrastructure and technologies together.

A crucible for promoting research activities in thrust areas of architecture and allied discipline for societal benefits.

Share the benefit of intellectual and professional capabilities with society by establishing institutional consultancy.

Assimilate latest academic developments, pedagogy and learning through international exchange programs.

Synergize with premier research institutions, architectural firms and industry.



Admissions to B.Arch. Program for Academic Year 2020-21 under Management Quota.

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to First Year B.Architecture program at R V College of Architecture (RVCA) for A.Y. 2020-21 under the Management Quota .

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum 70% marks in 10th Standard in Science & Mathematics.
Minimum 65% marks in 11th Standard in Mathematics & Physics separately.
Minimum 60% marks in 12th/II PUC or Equivalent (if results already announced) in Physics & Mathematics and min. 50% marks in Chemistry. Also 50% marks in aggregate.
Qualifying NATA 2020 or JEE Paper-II is mandatory.

How to apply:

Parents/ Students seeking admission to B.Arch. at RVCA may apply by sending an Email to “The Hon. Secretary, RSST” at rsst.rv@gmail.com along with scanned copies of score cards/marks list of 10th, 11th & 12th standard [if already passed] , along with their cell phone number.

Course Fee:

The course fee for the A.Y. 2020-21 shall be as follows:

SN Non-Refundable
Development Fee
[one Time]
Tuition Fee per Year Other Fees per Year Total Fee for Entire Course
01 Rs. 6.00 Lakhs Rs. 6.00 Lakhs To be notified later “but not exceeding Rs. 50,000/- per year Rs. 36 Lakhs + Other Fees as applicable.

2.  For admissions under KEA / CET, please visit https://cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/cetappl2020/Home.aspx.

3.  For NATA 2020 registration, please visit https://coa.gov.in/showfile.php?lang=1&level=1&sublinkid=686&lid=540