Candidates for admission to the B.Arch. Degree course shall be required to have passed the Higher Secondary (Plus Two) Examination of State Board of Keralaor recognized as equivalent by the University of Calicut (hereafter, the University, unless otherwise specified), with Mathematics as a subject, with minimum 50% in aggregate marks. All Admissions to B.Arch. degree course shall be subject to passing of National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by the COA (as per the guidelines of COA, India) or any specially designed aptitude test in architecture conducted by the competent authority of the Central / State Governments as approved by the COA. There is no provision for lateral admission to the second year or at any stage for the 5-year degree course in Architecture.
Admission to Diploma Holders A candidate who has a diploma in architecture / engineering awarded by the State Board of Technical Examination or an examination recognized equivalent bythe State Board of Technical Education after undergoing regular course of 3 years in an approved institute, securing at least 50% aggregate marks, shall be eligible to be admitted to the first year B.Arch. programme of the University. Candidates with International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as a compulsory subject of examination are also eligible. Diploma holders from other states should produce an Equivalence certificate from the Controller of Technical Exams, Kerala/State Board of Technical Examinations for admission to B. Arch. Course.A relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying examination will be allowed to those candidates who belong to the communities listed under the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) and whose annual family income is up to the specified limit. SC/ST candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination.