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Goa College of Architecture was founded in the year 1982. It is the only Institute in Goa offering a Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) Course in architecture, which is recognized by the Council of Architecture and Indian Institute of Architects as full professional training. The College is funded by the Government of Goa and is affiliated to Goa University.

The present intake capacity is 40 (+ 4) students per year including the quota for other states & UT's of India which do not have Architectural Institutes.  The curriculum aims to address the timeless qualities of Architecture on one hand and the need on the other hand, to reinterpret these in the context of Goa at the beginning of the 21st Century.


Establish a cultural climate to promote and encourage learning attitude within the college community and to Initiate a process for establishing of a language of architecture that is relevant to Goa in this millennium.


1. To educate the students in the subjects of architecture within the given cultural context.

2. To equip them with the knowledge and skills required to make meaningful, innovative and appropriate interventions into the environment through building design.

3. To instill in them the competence and confidence to enable them to contribute in innovative and constructive ways to the development of Goa and India.

The Citizen’s Charter gives insight in to ourVISION FOR THE FUTURE,the STRATEGY for the development and the FACILITIES available in the institute.

Our goal to take the locational at advantage of Goa and embark upon an expansion programme with the aim of becoming one of the 10 top Institutes in the country by the end of this decade. With this perspective in the mind the new curriculum for B.Arch was introduced at the Under-Graduate level in the year 2013-14.

Last Updated on: December 20, 2023