B. Architecture (5-Years)


Consistent with the technological needs at large, the B. Arch. program also caters to the PCATP standards of accreditation in addition to that of the Higher Education Commission, where basic sciences and mathematical skills are necessitated. An Architect graduate would be able to undertake design, planning, construction, technical operations, and maintenance of urban and rural infrastructure by applying his/her knowledge in all stages of the Architectural process and inter-disciplinary projects. The architecture program educates students who contribute to the local and global community through the design, construction, and interpretation of the built environment.

Vision of Institute

To become a leading institution of learning by creation and dissemination of knowledge for Sustainable socio-economic development and technological advancement of the country and the World, at large.

Mission of Institute

The Institute will produce highly qualified and committed individuals who will play a leading role in the sustainable development of the region and the country. The human resource, thus produced will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to act as solution provider for many issues of the region and the country while respecting the ethical values.

Program Mission Statement

To impart professional architectural education that flourishes through research, critical practice, using modern tools and community engagement. The program strives to act responsibly and nimbly within changing socio economic and technical conditions maintaining core mission of architecture in relation with the sustainable development and advancement and graduates negotiate and collaborate through all genres of design, with professional attitude, knowledge and skills at national and international level to generate design artifacts and arguments with a contemporary culture and disciplinary resonance.

Career Prospects

Architecture students have good communication skills and time management to complete projects on time. Architecture graduates go on to a range of professions, including:

  • Architecture design
  • Town planning
  • Quantity surveying
  • Chartered surveying
  • Construction Management

Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate or equivalent with at least 50% marks and 50% in Aptitude/Entry Test.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Graduate on the basis of demonstrated knowledge of Architecture, will be able to create start- ups/firms, secure positions and work independently with effective functioning in the leading industries/organizations related to discipline.

Graduate will become disseminator of Architecture knowledge and adopter of latest tools, techniques with an ability to handle the complex design and planning problems in the field of Architecture.

Graduate will become provider of innovative, viable and sustainable solutions in the problems concerning to design and planning, keeping in view the social, ethical and environmental concerns.

Programs Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, architectural fundamentals and an architectural specialization to the solution of complex architectural problems.

An ability to identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex architectural problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and architectural sciences.

An ability to design solutions for complex architectural problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

An ability to investigate complex architectural problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and conduct of experiments, analysis and interpretation of experimental data, and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.

An ability to create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern architectural and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex architectural activities, with an understanding of the limitations.

An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional architectural practice and solution to complex architectural problems.

An ability to understand the impact of professional architectural solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of architectural practice.

An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and /or multidisciplinary settings.

An ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex architectural activities with the architectural community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply architectural principles to one’s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.

An ability to recognize importance of, and pursue life-long learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.


  1. In addition to minimum qualification candidate required to qualify,
    i-          Aptitude test
    ii-         Interview
  2. Courses will be offered when all the requirements and conditions will be fulfilled.
  3. Curriculum is in constant review due to its dynamic nature.
  4. ISP reserves all the rights to change the above requirements without any prior notice.


B. Arch Program is accredited by PCATP

Coordination Info

Areesha Ismail

Contact: 0304-0221976
Email:     [email protected]


Faculty of Architecture

Scheme of Studies for B. Architecture Program

Total Credit Hours = 173

Compulsory Courses
English I&II
Islamic Studies
Pakistan Studies
Computer Applications I&II
Translation of Holy Quran I-VIII
Foundation Courses
Free Hand Drawing I&II
Foundation Studio I&II
Visual Communication I to III
Math I,II
Major Courses
Architecture Design III to VIII
Theories of Architecture I&II
History of Civilizations & Architecture I to IV
Sculpture I&II
Environmental Control I&II
Building Services & Systems I&II
Architecture in South Asia
Material & Construction I to III
Structure I&II
Interior Design I&II
Sustainable Design
Landscape I&II
Conservation I&II
Project Management
Professional Practice
Research Methodology
Urban Design
Thesis Design I&II
Internship 6 week
Elective Courses within the major
Model making
Architectural Photography
Quantity Surveying
Urban Morphology
Philosophy of Architecture
Ergonomics of Architecture
Community Management
3D Animation
Energy and Indoor Environmental Quality
Lighting Technologies & Applications
Design for Day Lighting
Advance Construction Systems in Architecture
Calligraphy in Architecture
Housing and Community Development
Architecture in Pakistan
Advance Design Visualization
Zero Carbon buildings
Construction Scheduling