Jammu and Kashmir government today approved the setting up of two architecture schools in the capital cities of the state which will offer courses in architecture and design at undergraduate level.
According to an order issued by the Higher Education Department, the School of Architecture in Srinagar will function from the Government Degree College Bemina.
In Jammu, the School of Architecture will function from the Government MAM College using the existing infrastructure of these colleges.
Each School of Architecture shall have an intake capacity of 40. ... The Minister said, these newly established institutions would offer courses in architecture and design at undergraduate level.
"However, over a period of time these institutions would be upgraded as full-fledged Schools of Architecture and Planning, as in other parts of the country, offering specialised courses in Architectural Conservation, Urban Design, Environment Planning, Housing, Regional Planning, Transport Planning, Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture and Building Engineering and Management," he said.