Career Option in Architectural Services


Architectural services are most in demand in present times. Due to upside in the real estate sector architects are getting employed in the government and private sector agencies in various divisions such as building design, exterior and interior fittings of the houses. It is the most aspiring and desirous career choice nowadays. A lot of engineers and graduates are getting employed at good salary packages with better growth options. Architects are the creators of multistory residential buildings and skyscraper commercial spaces.

Eligibility:

One can get specialization in architectural services by pursuing several courses in the field. One must possess science and math at intermediate level to do any such graduation and post graduation. Some of the courses are:

  • Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)
  • Master of Architectural Engineering
  • Diploma in Architecture
  • Diploma in Building Design
  • Diploma in Interior and Exterior Design

Here is the list of reputed institutions to enroll these courses:

  • IIT, Roorkee
  • National Institute of Engineering
  • Jeppiar Engineering College
  • MLNREC Allahabad
  • BITS Pilani
  • Lucknow University
  • Goa University

One has to clear entrance tests held by various institute and government agencies.

Skills Required:

It is a very creative field which requires innovation and out of box thinking. One needs to be good at design, drawing and visualizing the things in a coherent manner. Written and oral communication skills, organization skills, quick learning skills and foresightedness play a crucial role to successful in area. Qualities like attention to detail, keen observation, meticulous record keeping, good interpretation power and excellent analytical skills can make someone different from the crowd.

Job Avenues:

As the real estate industry is flourishing at a faster pace and plethora of job opportunities are emanating from it. Various companies like DLF, Omaxe, Unitech, L&T and Government agencies like Public Work Department (PWD), The Archaeological Department, National Institute of Urban Affairs, Public Sector Undertaking, National Building Construction Corporation Ltd. and others are absorbing these professional at various designation at all departments. Some of the job roles are:

  • Civil Engineers
  • Computer Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Metallurgy Engineers
  • IT Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Instrumental Engineers

This way career options are bright in the architectural services and one can take maximum benefit out of it.

Compensation:

This field offers great salary packages at senior level and monthly salary in the range of Rs. 20000 – Rs. 40000. However candidates having degrees from top colleges get a monthly package up to Rs. 60000 or above in some cases. After getting industry knowledge and expertise on can expect more lucrative salaries.

Market Trend:

Government has opened the real state sector and number of corporations are joining the field. Architectural services being the back bone of the sector offers good job avenues for the practitioners. It gives attractive income possibilities and chances of promotions and increments are also very high. One must consider it as an excellent career option to give his or her professional life a jump start.

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