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Goa College of Architecture

Founded in 1982, the Goa College of Architecture stands as the sole institution in Goa offering a Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) Course, recognized by the Council of Architecture and Indian Institute of Architects for its comprehensive professional training. Supported by the Government of Goa and affiliated with Goa University, the college has an intake capacity of 40 (+4) students annually, including provisions for students from states and Union Territories without architectural institutes.

Notably, since 2020, the college has expanded its academic offerings to include Master of Architecture programs in Urban Design and Sustainable Habitat. The B. Arch. and M. Arch. programs at the Goa College of Architecture aim to blend the enduring qualities of architectural design with the need to adapt to the present-day context of Goa in the 21st Century.

DTE, Porvorim

GCA is affliated to Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim in regards to admissions, approval procedures and academic activities of the college.

Council of Architecture

Goa College of Architecture is governed by rules framed by Council of Architecture in regards to regulating education and academics.

Goa University

The College is affiliated to Goa University and governed by its ordinances in regards to various academic processes like examination, syllabus etc.


Congratulations to Miss Evanthika Pereira, student at Goa College of Architecture

Congratulations to Miss Evanthika Pereira, student at Goa College of Architecture for being elected as the ZONAL PRESIDENT OF ZONE 5, NASA INDIA at the…

Sustainable Cities
GCA Special Lecture- Fenestration Architecture

Fenestration of Architecture- 2023-24/02

Spontaneous Architecture

GCA Guest Lecture/01

Patriotic Run

Patriotic Run Organised by Veterans India in collaboration with AICTE and recognised by FIT India, Under Sports Authority of India(SAI).

Energy Efficient Buildings as a tool to Mitigate Climate Change
Special Lectures/01 Poetic Pragmatism by Ar Amit Upadhye

Special Lectures/01- Poetic Pragmatism by Ar Amit Upadhye

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Joint Studio Programme with SPA, New Delhi

Joint Studio Programme with CEPT, Ahmedabad

ARCH - EXPO 2018

Was held in March 2017, at the Art Gallery of Kala Academy, Panaji-Goa to show-case the projects undertaken by students of all the years under the guidance of the faculty members. This was inaugurated by the Shri.Sanjay Goel (IAS), Secretary Technical Education. In the presence of the Prof. Vivek Kamat, Director, Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim.

Akriti - College Magazine

‘Akriti’ the Students’ Magazine edited by Ms. Anushka Coutinho was released during the Arch- Expo 2017 at Kala Academy in March at the hands of the Chief Guest  Shri. Sanjay Goel, (IAS), Secretary Tech. Education,Government of Goa. Working Paper Series (Volume 6) 2016  of Goa College of Architecture, a Techincal Publication based  on the dissertations in Architecture is under preparation and has reached  the stage of printing.

Working Paper Series

A decade and half has passed since the first set of ‘Dissertations’ were written by students in Goa College of Architecture after carrying out extensive research on various facets of Architecture with a particular focus on Goa. Under the able direction of the guides and the faculty for the final year, the students were encouraged to generate the ‘Working Papers’ out of their dissertation research, which also summarises their broad findings.

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Last Updated on: December 20, 2023