To get into this field, you will need to pass Class 10 all subjects as per scheme of studies. Then can either go for a Diploma (as described in pathways above) or you must complete Class 11-12 with any of the following combinations of subjects:
As an Architect, depending on your field of specialisation, you would following roles and responsibilities:
At this level, you would be in your last year architecture graduation and would join a firm as a trainee to gain some exposure and experience. You would be performing clerical tasks and assisting other architects in simple researching and designing tasks.
Your job would majorly involve deswork. You would design drawings and assist other architects in reviewing project proposals. You would be working under the supervision of senior architects and project managers.
Your work would involve designing project plans, visiting the construction site and overseeing the work done by junior architects. You would also have to coordinate with clients and ensure that the construction work is legally and safely completed. You would be handling two or three projects simultaneously.
You would manage all the projects for your firm, and be the point of contact between the team of architects and the clients. You would have to oversee the budget of the projects and also have to ensure that the tasks are being done as per the client’s requirements.
You would be at the senior-level position in the firm and all the important decisions will be taken by you. You would be responsible for ensuring the swift working of all the architects and managing the project timelines. You would assign different projects to architects and project managers.
You would be the head of the organisation and not only look after the firm’s projects but also its management and financial prospects. You would oversee the work of the firm as the whole and manage projects effectively and efficiently.