Founded by Dr. D. Y. Patil Pratishthan, Dr. D Y Patil College of Architecture, Pune was established in the year 2000. In addition to this college, the organization has established several other centers of educational brilliance in Pune, Kolhapur and Mumbai, including those in the fields of engineering, medical science, technology, nursing, commerce, science and management. The institution aims to deliver world class education in the field of architecture. "Empowerment through knowledge" is the vision of the college. The mission of the college is to train and educate youths into able architects of international capabilities.
With superior teaching and effective learning facilities, the institution strives to give the best of education to students, so that they can move forward to make an efficacious career in architecture. Each batch passing out of the Institute boasts of architectural brilliance, which means that they are skilled enough to help develop residential and commercial structures. Rather than following a prototype syllabus, the college faculty always encourages the students to develop creative skills to contemplate, explore and relate their education to reach high altitudes of accomplishment.
DY Patil College of Architecture Akurdi functions with a precise objective just like their courses which guide students to their objective of becoming world class architects. Their course curriculum includes not only theoretical knowledge and lessons, but they also make use of practical lessons, experiments and internships to develop practically experienced and excellent architects. An extremely active and effective level of teaching and learning is maintained at the college that enhances the chances of better campus placements along with the consolidation of industry-institute interface. Apart from the regular professional courses, the students are also helped with personality development and career administrative centers. The college is also looking forward to become a successful e-learning campus soon.
DY Patil College of Architecture has been acknowledged by the Council of Architecture (COA). The college is affiliated to the University of Pune and is copiously directed by the instructions, procedures and regulations of the University. Upon successful course completion, the candidates are conferred with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture. This English medium co-ed institution is dedicated to nurture architects with backgrounds in both urban and global architecture. With unwavering faculty to talk about, the college has a meticulous team of educationalists, leaders and representatives in the field.
Dr. D Y Patil College of Architecture admission procedure details are given on the website. For admission, the candidates need to give the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by (COA) Council of Architecture, New Delhi. The aspiring candidates can download an online application form from the institute’s website. The students need to fill up the application form and submit it along with the required documents at the campus office. The stages that follow are confirmation of application and document verification, publishing of provisional merit list, publishing category-wise seats admission round 1, 2, and 3, specifying preference of institute, publishing provisional allotment of CAP round 1, 2, and 3 and finally listing offered seats.
Students of reserved categories like SC, ST, SBC and OBC, can avail scholarships from the Social Welfare Department, Government of Maharashtra. Apart from that, the college has a Students Accident Insurance Policy and Amartya Shiksha Yojana, under which the college pays premium for the students insurance through the 5 years of their enrollment at the institution.