RV College of Architecture, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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 are open for the Management Quota seats for B.ARCH program at R.V.College of Architecture, Bengaluru for the Academic Year 2018-19.

Interested candidates may send scanned copies of 10th and 12th marks cards (in a single PDF file) by e-mail to rsst.rv@gmail.com along with their request with the Contact number, Address and Email ID.

Candidates should be eligible either in NATA or JEE (Mains) Paper-II for admission into B.ARCH Course.

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Admission 2019: For admission under Management Quota (B.Arch & M.Arch), Kindly contact the Hon. Secretary RSST and the Principal, RVCA in 


Write to : careers@rvca.in

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For Admission inquires, contact The Principal, RVCA (Kindly, refer to Admission FAQs first)


Ms. Shreya Arora (10th Sem. student of RVCA), has won Second Position in a writing competition organised and published by IA&B.  

Ms. Srishti Prabhakar (4th Sem. student of RVCA), got her paper on 'Music and Architecturepublihsed in the Marg Institute of Design and Architecture, Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS) Journal. 

RVCA team selected as finalists in ‘Place and Displacement – Architecture and Public Administration’ competition, hosted by ‘Ideation Worldwide’ (IDeA). Among 300 designs by 700 participants from 150 Universities and 43 Countries, the team is in the final 26, and invited to present its proposal at the Ideation Worldwide Summit in New York on 22nd April 2017. RVCA and RSST extend their best wishes to the team - C. Kathyaini, Kadambari Komandur and Meher Uddaraju of 6th Sem for their achievement.