The region of North Karnataka has long been the epitome of art, culture and architecture. To commemorate this quality the KLE Tech ( Formerly BVBCET) established a comprehensive degree course in Architecture in 1983.Our B.Arch programme aims to create sensitive and responsible architects to tackle the challenges of the profession and society. To augment this effort a highly skilled and proficient faculty continuously endeavours to foster skills, nurture talent, thereby ensuring that the College produces architects of high calibre.

The goal of this department is to make sure that its graduates contribute their intellectual prowess to bring a qualitative change in the environment and enhance the beauty and grandeur of our civilization. An elaborate library with reference books, journals and other informative materials stimulates and helps students.

Students are exposed to competitions, extracurricular activities both at regional and national levels where they have performed with top honours. A students association called ‘Ankur’ conducts a variety of activities and is responsible for an interactive alumni network that is spread all over the world.

Study tours practical training, site visits, NASA participation are all part of the planned curriculum that exposes students to concepts, aesthetic values, perceptions etc. To inculcate and nurture the creative aspirations of students, a construction yard, terracotta workshop have been established… Lectures / seminars / workshops are conducted by the expert professionals from all over India and abroad.

SOA at KLE Tech (Formerly BVBCET) has long tradition of excellence with our alumni practicing in many countries across the globe.

Our Vision

To be one of the nation’s premier School of Architecture by achieving the highest order of excellence in teaching, innovative design & consultancy. We will be the preferred choice of students seeking Architectural education.

Our Mission

  1. To create an outstanding learning experience through rigorous curriculum of theory and practice that develops students’ technical and professional skills to succeed in a wide range of careers.
  2. To Continually advance research through a culture of discovery, creativity, and innovation to benefit the humankind.
  3. To serve as highly capable resources to society, the profession through professional organizations, consultancy and continuing education.

Our Core Values

Student Focus

Putting students at the heart of our enterprise. We have the responsibility to prepare them to achieve there highest potential. Our success is measured by the success of our students.


Achieving highest quality in what we do through diligent effort, both individual and collective.


Developing the visions and strategies for a desired future, aligning and energizing people to achieve that vision

Learning Centered Culture

Commitment to learn, adopt and change as a means to continuous improvement.


Ensuring our programs and services and values to our students and society, and operate in accordance with the public trust placed in us.