(Programme Educational Objectives)

  1. The university aims at providing education to the students in such a way that they become professionals who:
    • Can collaboratively lead a team and strive for providing indigenous solutions to problems and prove their penchant in professional practice by following the ethics and responsibilities in all the spheres of life.
    • Use their wisdom to challenge conventional solutions and provide innovation in the architectural dimension.
    • Build upon the reputation of architects’ conscience towards all the sections of society, environment,government by holding productive positions , designing spaces and technology which is inclusive of all.
  2. The programme incorporates comprehensive skills and schematic learning in the curriculum for enhancing student’s ability to demonstrate quick decision making real time problem solving across varying degrees of complexity.
  3. Programme inculcates the habit of life long learning, participation, professional development, research, and critical thinking and appraising in order to provide the best use of their knowledge in the field.
  4. To imbibe students with conceptual understanding, intellectual skill, technical competency, persistence, work ethics, integrity and a moral responsibility towards the aspirations of the society.


(Programme Outcomes)

  1. Design/Spatial: Comprehend the understanding of theoretical subjects into framing the design solutions incorporating all the client needs, building codes, site context and built fabric, environment friendly techniques and materials.
  2. Professional Competence: Demonstrate the ability to perform as an architect with utmost ethics and liabilities; even to produce excellent outcome in the stressed times.
  3. Technical Competence: Ability to make technically sound drawings, prepare outline specifications, and construct models illustrating and identifying the assembly of materials, systems, and components appropriate for a building design.
  4. Critical Thinking- Synthesis: To be able to comprehend the understanding of all the learning in analyzing the problems and finding indigenous solutions.
  5. Social Responsibility: Understanding of the importance of the ethical framework as an organization or individual, being obliged to act for the benefit of society at large and promote inclusivity through their designs and decisions.
  6. Quantitative Reasoning: Demonstrate ability to use mathematical skills in solving problems and simplifying issues.
  7. Theoretical Foundation: Is able to rationally use the theories and knowledge in constructive manner.
  8. Innovative Thinking: streamlining thought process in order to achieve avant-garde and unprecedented solutions.



The Program Learning Outcomes of our department consists in moulding graduates under the following attributes:

  1. Critical Thinking and Representation

    Students from the Department of Architecture will :-

    • Have the ability to generate innovative and relevant knowledge through inquiry, critical reflection and synthesis.
    • Build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas based on the study and analysis of multiple theoretical, social, political, economic, cultural, and environmental contexts.
    • Use a diverse range of skills to think about and convey architectural ideas, including writing, investigating, speaking, drawing, and modeling
    • Be committed to excellence in their core academic field
    • Have a lifelong thirst for knowledge

    Student learning aspirations for this PLO include : -

    • Being broadly educated
    • Valuing lifelong inquisitiveness
    • Communicating graphically in a range of media
    • Assessing evidence
    • Comprehending people, place, and context
    • Recognizing the disparate needs of client, community, and society.

    Student Learning Outcome (SLO)

    • Professional Communication Skills :
      • Ability to write and speak effectively and use
      • Appropriate representational media with peers and with the general public
    • Design Thinking Skills:
      • Ability to raise clear and precise questions
      • Use abstract ideas to interpret information, consider diverse points of view,
      • Reach well-reasoned conclusions, and test alternative outcomes against relevant criteria and standards
    • Investigative Skills and Applied Research:
      • Ability to gather, assess, record, and comparatively evaluate relevant information and performance in order to support conclusions related to a specific project or assignment.
    • Design Skills and use of Case study:
      • Ability to effectively use basic formal, organizational and environmental principles and the capacity of each to inform two- and three-dimensional design.
      • Ability to apply the fundamentals of both natural and formal ordering systems and the capacity of each to inform two- and three-dimensional design.
      • Ability to examine and comprehend the fundamental principles present in relevant precedents and to apply them in similar type of buildings if required.
    • Historical traditions, art, culture and Architecture:
      • Understanding of parallel and divergent canons and traditions of architecture, landscape and urban design including examples from all over the world in terms of their climatic, ecological, technological, socioeconomic, public health, and cultural factors.
      • Understanding of the diverse needs, values, behavioral norms, physical abilities, and social and spatial patterns.
      • Written essay.
      • Case-study research that characterize different cultures and individuals and the implication of this diversity on the societal roles and responsibilities of architects.
  2. Building Practices, Technical Skills, and Knowledge

    Students from the Department of Architecture will :-

    • Comprehend the technical aspects of design, systems, and materials and be able to apply that comprehension to architectural solutions.
    • Manifest genuine concern for human values and ecological conditions by analyzing the impact of architectural solutions on the environment.

    Student learning aspirations for this PLO include :-

    • Creating building designs with well-integrated systems
    • Comprehending constructability
    • Integrating the principles of environmental stewardship
    • Conveying technical information accurately

    Student Learning Outcome (SLO) :-

    • Pre Design :-
      • Ability to prepare a comprehensive program for an architectural project, which must include an assessment of client and user needs, an inventory of space requirements, an analysis of site conditions (including existing buildings), a review of the relevant laws and standards, including relevant sustainability requirements, and assessment of their implications for the project, and a definition of site selection and design assessment criteria.
    • Site Design :-
      • Ability to respond to site characteristics including zoning, soil, topography, vegetation, and watershed in the development of a project design.
    • Technical Documentation :-
      • Ability to make technically clear drawings, write outline specifications, and prepare models illustrating and identifying the assembly of materials, systems, and components appropriate for a building design.
    • Climate Responsive Design :-
      • Understanding the principles of climatic design, which must include active and passive heating and cooling, indoor air quality, solar orientation, daylighting and artificial illumination, and acoustics; and an understanding of performance assessment tools
    • Structural System and Building Envelope :-
      • Understanding of the basic principles of structural behavior and appropriate application of contemporary structural systems.
      • Understanding of the basic principles involved in the appropriate selection and application of building envelope systems relative to fundamental performance, aesthetics, moisture transfer, durability, and energy and material resources.
    • Building Services :-
      • Understanding of the basic principles and appropriate application and performance of building service systems such as plumbing, electrical, vertical transportation, security, and fire protection systems.
    • Building for all :-
      • Ability to design site and buildings accessed by all (including physically challenged)
  3. Integrated Design Solution

    Students from the Department of Architecture will:-

    • Demonstrate that they have the ability to synthesize a wide range of variables into an integrated design solution.
    • Be socially conscious, sensitive and active persons, who are committed and accountable agents of social good.

    Student learning aspirations for this PLO include :-

    • Comprehending the importance of research pursuits to inform the design process.
    • Evaluating options and reconciling the implications of design decisions across systems and scales.
    • Synthesizing variables from diverse and complex systems into an integrated architectural solution.
    • Responding to environmental stewardship goals across multiple systems for an integrated solution

    Student Learning Outcome (SLO) :-

    • Research In Architecture :-
      • Understanding of the theoretical and applied research methodologies and practices used during the design process.
    • Decision making Process :-
      • Ability to demonstrate the skills associated with making integrated decisions across multiple systems and variables in the completion of a design project.
      • This demonstration includes problem identification, setting evaluative criteria, analyzing solutions, and predicting the effectiveness of implementation.
    • Integrated Design :-
      • Ability to make design decisions within a complex architectural project while demonstrating broad integration and consideration of environmental stewardship, technical documentation, accessibility, site conditions, life safety, environmental systems, structural systems, and building envelope systems and assemblies.
  4. Intellectual Competency and Societal skills

    Students from the Department of Architecture must

    • Understand business principles for the practice of architecture, including management, advocacy, and the need to act legally, ethically, and critically for the good of the client, society, and the public.
    • Be committed to social justice and the dignity of all sections of society, especially the underprivileged.
    • Be responsible members of social and professional communities.

    Student learning aspirations for this PLO include

    • Comprehending the business of architecture and construction.
    • Discerning the valuable roles and key players in related disciplines.
    • Understanding a professional code of ethics, as well as legal and professional responsibilities.

    Student Learning Outcome (SLO)

    • Stakeholder Roles In Architecture :-
      • Understanding of the relationship between the client, contractor, architect and other key stakeholders such as user groups and the community, in the design of the built environment, and the responsibilities of the architect to reconcile the needs of those stakeholders.
    • Project Management :-
      • Understanding of the methods for selecting consultants and assembling teams, identifying work plans, project schedules and time requirements, and recommending project delivery methods.
    • Architectural Practice :-
      • Understanding that the architect’s capacity for collaboration, specialized architectural knowledge and business acumen can lead to diverse forms of practice and specialization.
    • Professional Ethics and Legal responsibilities :-
      • Understanding of the ethical issues involved in the formation of professional judgment regarding social, political and cultural issues in architectural design and practice; also includes an understanding of the role of the CoA in defining professional conduct.
      • Understanding the architect’s responsibility to the public and the client as determined by registration law, building codes and regulations, professional service contracts, environmental regulation, and historic preservation and accessibility laws.

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Department Information

H.O.D. Dr. Safiullah Khan
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Contact Information

Department of Architechture,
Grount Floor, Academic Block-IV, Integral University,
Dasauli, Bas-ha Kursi Road,
Lucknow(U.P.) – 226026

0522- 2890730, 2890812