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Smt. Anandiben Patel
Hon'ble Chancellor &
Governor, U.P.
Shri Yogi Adityanath
Hon'ble Chief Minister
Government of U.P.
Shri Ashish Patel
Hon'ble Minister,
Technical Education, U.P.
Prof. J.P. Pandey
Vice Chancellor,

Dr. Vandana Sehgal

Dean and Principal

Welcome to Faculty of Architecture & Planning

The Institute: Faculty of Architecture and Planning-AKTU, Primarily a faculty or Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Lucknow - [], located on a 6-acre site, is at a walking distance from the city center of Hazratganj. It started as a part of Government College of Arts & Crafts in 1911 and is one of the oldest in the country. The Institution separated from Government College of Arts and Crafts in 1976, with its new name 'Govt. School of Architecture' which was, later, renamed in 1980 as 'Govt. College of Architecture, Lucknow' (Popularly called GCA, Lucknow) as it acquired the status of the constituent college of Lucknow University.

Till the academic session of 1999-2000 the College, constituting the 'Faculty of Architecture' of Lucknow University, conducted a 5-year degree course leading to the award of a Bachelor's degree in Architecture (B. Arch). With the academic session 2000-2001, as per the decision of the government applied to all other technical institutions of the State, it got affiliated to the newly establed 'U.P. Technical University, Lucknow' for all academic matters.

Dr. Ritu Gulati

Head Of Department


The Faculty of Architecture and Planning AKTU (erstwhile Govt. College of Architecture) aspires to carry forward an illustrious legacy. Well-known for its talented and hardworking students and faculty, this institute is equipped with one of the best infrastructures in North India.

Successfully running Bachelor of Architecture programmes along with four robust Masters in Planning, Architecture, Environment and Interior Design, the institute is mentoring numerous PhD scholars also. Its unique curriculum is a blend of Research and Practice with suitable interdisciplinary avenues for the students to specialize and take forward.

In the past years, both bachelors and Masters alumni have risen to great heights in practice, industry and academia along with research. One of the most sought after institute by students in North India, it aspires to create self-motivated, creative and industry ready professionals. As we strive to elevate the institute standards, focus is placed on Industry-academia collaborative practices, along with a strong connect to the roots of our diversely splendid country.