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Last Updated On: 17/10/2019
  • Act, Rules & Regulations
    • The Architects Act, 1972 
      • Chapter - I 
      • Chapter - II 
      • Chapter - III 
      • Chapter - IV ( Miscellaneous ) 
      • Schedule 
    • Rules - 1973 
      • Chapter - I ( 127 KB )
      • Chapter - IV ( 78 KB )
      • Chapter - V ( 78 KB )
      • Chapter - VII ( 86 KB )
      • Chapter - VI 
    • Regulations - 1982 
      • Part I ( 70 KB )
      • Part II ( 146 KB )
      • Part III ( 65 KB )
      • Part IV ( 81 KB )
      • Part V ( 67 KB )
      • Part VI ( 88 KB )
      • Part VII ( 83 KB )
      • Part VIII ( 88 KB )
    • COA (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 1983 ( 45 KB )
    • Architects (Professional Conduct) Regulations 1989 ( 100 KB )
  • Welcome to Council of Architecture
  • News & Highlights
    • Notice for Enrolment Numbers ( 34 KB )
    • COA Circular regarding Inspections by Inspectors ( 131 KB )
    • COA Circular regarding Norms of COA ( 584 KB )
    • COA letter issued to Savera College of Architecture  ( 596 KB )
    • Amendment in eligibility for B.Arch.Course ( 240 KB )
    • Letter to Honble Finance Minister on appointment of Architects ( 407 KB )
    • Supreme Court order on Practice as an architect ( 51 KB )
    • Notice for Consultant for Collection of advertisement for DOA and Handbook ( 363 KB )
    • Public Notice regarding Practice as an Architect ( 165 KB )
    • Amendment in Eligibility Regulations  ( 1247 KB )
    • Draft Minimum Standards, 2017 sent to MHRD ( 256 KB )
    • Important Notice for Registration ( 297 KB )
    • COA office Telephone update intimation ( 211 KB )
    • Notice to Institutions ( 56 KB )
    • Change in office of the President ( 689 KB )
    • Academic Calendar 2019-2020 ( 204 KB )
    • Approval Process Notice 2019-2020 ( 380 KB )
    • REVISED ACADEMIC CALENDAR ( 18 KB )
    • REVISED ACADEMIC CALENDAR ( 16 KB )
    • Anti Ragging Measures by Institutions ( 755 KB )
    • NATA 2019 Brochure ( 2898 KB )
    • Letter to Governor Gujarat regarding Registration  ( 888 KB )
    • IMP:- Amendment to COA Minimum Standards of Architectural Regulations - 1983. ( 76 KB )
    • MOU Between GRIHA COUNCIL & COA ( 2581 KB )
    • Gazette Notification dated 13.02.2019 of eligibility of B.Arch.Course ( 240 KB )
    • Letter from the Office of Honble Governor Gujarat ( 328 KB )
    • Govt of Bihar letter on Registration of Architects ( 1372 KB )
    • Revised Tender for Software Development of COA Website ( 747 KB )
    • Letter to the President, Graduates Association of Civil Engineers, Kerala dated 14.03.19 ( 728 KB )
    • Letter to the President, Graduates Association of Civil Engineers, Kerala dated 18.03.19 ( 795 KB )
    • Kerala High Court order on Revised Eligibility ( 120 KB )
    • Press Release NATA 2019 ( 248 KB )
    • Centre Wise List of Candidates Appeared in NATA 2019 ( 70 KB )
    • Bombay High Court order regarding Contemt against State of Maharashtra ( 139 KB )
    • NATA 2019 Result - Press Release ( 257 KB )
    • NATA 2019 Result Statewise Summary ( 209 KB )
    • DTP Haryana Letter on registration of Architects by Local bodies ( 3337 KB )
    • Goa govt letter on Registration of Architects ( 129 KB )
    • Election Notice of Heads of Institutions ( 2723 KB )
    • LETTER TO GOVERNOR ANDHRA PRADESH ON REGISTRATION OF ARCHITECTS ( 295 KB )
    • Letter from Tamilnadu Govt. of Registration of Architects ( 78 KB )
    • Goa Govt Letter on Architects ( 40 KB )
    • Letter to Governor Odisha ( 742 KB )
    • NATA 2019 (July Examination) - Press Release ( 2216 KB )
    • Tender Notice for COA Office at NBCC ( 110 KB )
    • Nominations for election of the five members from amongst the Heads of Architectural Institution in India ( 988 KB )
    • NATA 2019 Result (July) - Press Release ( 800 KB )
    • Imp-: THESIS AWARDS (PG) - 2019 ( 145 KB )
    • Imp-: THESIS AWARDS (UG) - 2019 ( 514 KB )
    • Imp:- COA Heritage Awards - 2019 ( 417 KB )
    • Training Programme:- Leadership, Pedagogic and Pers efectiveness. ( 3492 KB )
    • Imp:- MHRD, Amendment of COA (Min Standard of arch. Education) Regulations 1983. ( 533 KB )
    • Election Notice for President, Vice President, etc. ( 362 KB )
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    • Instructions for Online Submission of Registration Application Form 
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    • Apply for Login ID for Regd. Architect 
    • Registration Instruction ( 388 KB )
    • Renewal Fee Instructions for Offline users ( 16 KB )
    • Bank Account Details-Experts/Vendors/Members 
  • Professional Practice
    • Conditions of Engagement and scale of charges 
      • Comprehensive Architectural Services 
      • Interior Architecture 
      • Landscape Architecture 
      • Letter Of Appointment 
      • Preamble  
      • Scale Of Charges 
      • Urban Design 
    • Architectural Design Competition Guidelines 
      • Guidelines 
      • Preface 
      • Purpose 
      • Registration Procedure 
      • Schedule 1 
      • Schedule 2 
      • Schedule 3 
      • Schedule 4 
      • Schedule 5 
      • Schedule 6 
    • Architects Professional Guidelines 
    • Architects (Professional Conduct) Regulations 1989 ( 100 KB )
    • Institutional Consultancy Practice 
      • General 
      • Guidelines of Consultancy Practice for Faculty members of Schools of Architecture 
      • Institutional Consultancy Practice 
      • Introduction 
      • Preface 
  • COA-TRC Events and Activities
    • COA THESIS AWARD PROGRAMME - 2019 
    • COA - HERITAGE AWARDS - 2019. 
    • Training Programmes, TRC, Bhopal 
    • Training Programmes, TRC, Bhubaneswar 
    • Thesis Awards Programme - 2018 
    • COA Heritage Awards - 2018 
    • Training Programmes,TRC-Pune 
      • Training Programme held in 2017 
      • Training Programmes held in the year 2018 
  • Office Bearers
  • Forms
    • Forms for Inspections of Institutions 
      • TA, DA & Hon. Form for Inspection (For Experts) ( 61 KB )
    • List of specimens prescribed under COA Rules, 1973 
      • Form I : Nomination Paper ( 8 KB )
      • Form II : Voting Paper ( 8 KB )
      • Form III : Declaration Paper ( 8 KB )
      • Form IV : Letter of Intimation ( 10 KB )
      • Form IX : Election of Member of the Executive Committee of the Council ( 21 KB )
      • Form V : Result of Counting ( 7 KB )
      • Form VI : Certificate of Election ( 7 KB )
      • Form VII : Election of President / Vice-President ( 21 KB )
      • Form VIII : Election of President / Vice-President ( 7 KB )
      • Form X : Election of Member of the Executive Committee of the Council ( 7 KB )
      • Information regarding Application form for Registration as an Architect ( 11 KB )
      • Form XII : Certificate of Registration ( 8 KB )
      • Form XIV : Form of Complaint ( 74 KB )
    • Information regarding Application form for Registration as an Architect ( 11 KB )
    • Forms for Registered Architects 
      • Form for Change of Name ( 14 KB )
      • Form for Endorsement of Certificate (For those architects only who have paid One Time Payment earlier) ( 12 KB )
      • Format of Affidavit for Applying Duplicate Certificate ( 10 KB )
      • Format of Affidavit for Change of Name Consequent Upon Marriage (For Female Architects) ( 18 KB )
      • Renewal Form ( 19 KB )
      • Application form for issuance of Duplicate Certificate of Registration ( 20 KB )
    • Form for Complaint against Architect ( 74 KB )
    • Proforma for Filing Review ( 308 KB )
  • FAQs
    • FAQ ON NATA 2019 ( 393 KB )
  • Architectural Education
    • Amendment in eligibility for B.Arch.Course ( 240 KB )
    • COA Minimum Standards of Architectural Education, 2017 submitted to MHRD ( 102 KB )
    • COA (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 1983 ( 45 KB )
    • Minimum Standards of Architectural Education Guidelines for PG Programme, 2006 ( 209 KB )
    • Guidelines for Degree of Ph.D. in Architecture 
    • Institutional Consultancy Practice 
      • General 
      • Guidelines of Consultancy Practice for Faculty members of Schools of Architecture 
      • Institutional Consultancy Practice 
      • Introduction 
      • Preface 
  • Members
  • Judgments & Circulars
    • Important Court Judgements 
      • Bombay High Court Judgement dated 11.06.2012 ( 123 KB )
      • Bombay High Court Order dated 15.07.2014 (NEW) ( 120 KB )
      • Bombay High Court, Aurangabad Bench Judgement dated 08.08.2011 ( 2857 KB )
      • Bombay High Court, Division Bench Judgement dated 08.09.2004 ( 74 KB )
      • Bombay High Court, Nagpur Bench, Order dated 17.04.2014 (NEW) ( 119 KB )
      • Delhi High Court Judgement dated 12.07.2005 ( 4072 KB )
      • High Court of Andhra Pradesh Judgement dated 12.07.2005 ( 137 KB )
      • High Court of Madhya Pradesh Judgement dated 02.08.2005 ( 1094 KB )
      • High Court of Rajasthan Judgement dated 08.01.2008 ( 59 KB )
      • Karnataka High Court Order dated 22.11.2012 ( 98 KB )
      • Orissa High Court Judgement dated 31.01.2012 ( 4119 KB )
      • Supreme Court Judgement dated 19.10.2012 on Sexual Harassment of Women ( 264 KB )
      • High Court of Madras Judgement dated 21.07.2003 
      • High Court Judgements 
      • Lower Court Judgements 
      • Supreme Court Judgements 
      • Supreme Court Order dated 27.04.2015 ( 55 KB )
      • Karnataka High Court Judgment dated 10.03.2015 ( 275 KB )
      • Supreme Court Order dated 29.01.2016 and Calcutta High Court Judgement dated 05.10.2015 ( 2161 KB )
      • Bombay High Court Order dated 16.12.2016 on Admission to B. Arch Course ( 258 KB )
      • Tripura High Court Order dated 16.12.2016 on Creation of separate Architectural wings ( 153 KB )
    • Important Government Letters/Circulars 
      • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972: Charging of Fees by Local Bodies ( 81 KB )
      • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972: Exemption from Further Registration(From Chief Administrator, HUDA) ( 77 KB )
      • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972: Exemption from Further Registration(From Chief Architect of Haryana) ( 74 KB )
      • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972:Regarding Issue of Licenses by Local Authorities ( 58 KB )
      • Enhancement of Registration/Renewal Fees ( 69 KB )
      • Recognition of Associate Membership ( 66 KB )
      • Recognition of Diploma in Architecture ( 67 KB )
      • Recognition of Technical and Professional Qualifications ( 91 KB )
      • Government Circulars 
        • Granting of Surveyors licenses ( 89 KB )
        • Licensing of Surveyors ( 73 KB )
        • Public Announcement: Restriction on the use of the title Architect ( 70 KB )
        • Public notice for information and guidance ( 80 KB )
        • Public Notice regarding Unqualified and Unregistered persons practicing as architects ( 74 KB )
        • Withdrawal of Notice inviting Architects offer ( 91 KB )
      • Ministry of Corporate Affairs Circular dated 01/03/2012 regarding Registration of Companies/LLPs ( 19 KB )
      • Ministry of Corporate Affairs Circular dated 10/10/2011 regarding Registration of Companies/LLPs ( 117 KB )
      • MHRD Notice for Election ( 286 KB )
      • Letter to Honble Finance Minister on appointment of Architects ( 407 KB )
      • LETTER TO CHIEF SECRETARY KARNATAKA ON REGISTRATION OF ARCHITECTS ( 92 KB )
      • Letter to Governor Gujarat regarding Registration  ( 888 KB )
      • Govt of Bihar letter on Registration of Architects ( 1372 KB )
      • DTP Haryana Letter on registration of Architects by Local bodies ( 3337 KB )
      • Goa govt letter on Registration of Architects ( 129 KB )
      • LETTER TO GOVERNOR ANDHRA PRADESH ON REGISTRATION OF ARCHITECTS ( 295 KB )
      • Letter from Tamilnadu Govt. of Registration of Architects ( 78 KB )
      • Goa Govt Letter on Architects ( 40 KB )
    • Supreme Court order on Practice as an architect ( 51 KB )
    • Kerala High Court order on Revised Eligibility ( 120 KB )
    • Bombay High Court order regarding Contemt against State of Maharashtra ( 139 KB )
  • Status of Institutions
  • Notifications
    • Public Notice 
      • Public Notice dated 08.07.2013 ( 31 KB )
      • Public Notice by Council (New) ( 28 KB )
      • Public Notice dated 01.07.2013 ( 73 KB )
      • PUBLIC NOTICE FOR NATA-2014 ( 63 KB )
      • Public notice for information and guidance ( 80 KB )
      • Public Notice regarding Unqualified and Unregistered persons practicing as architects ( 74 KB )
    • General Notices & Circulars 
      • Admission Circular 2014-2015 ( 158 KB )
      • Notice for All Institutions ( 86 KB )
    • Reconstitution of DC ( 889 KB )
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Publications
  • Tenders
    • Revised Tender for Software Development of COA Website ( 747 KB )
  • Enrolment
    • View Consolidated List of Issued Enrollment Numbers 
    • Apply for Enrolment 
    • Enrolment Numbers Issued 
  • NATA
    • NATA 2019 Brochure ( 2898 KB )
    • FAQ ON NATA 2019 ( 393 KB )
    • NATA 2019 REVISED ELIGIBILITY ( 252 KB )
    • Press Release NATA 2019 ( 248 KB )
    • Centre Wise List of Candidates Appeared in NATA 2019 ( 70 KB )
    • NATA 2019 Result - Press Release ( 257 KB )
    • NATA 2019 (July Examination) - Press Release ( 2216 KB )
    • NATA 2019 Result (July) - Press Release ( 800 KB )
  • Notifications
    • IIA election result notification ( 968 KB )
    • Annual Report 2014-15 ( 3149 KB )
    • Annual Report 2015-16 ( 1377 KB )
    • Amendment in Eligibility Regulations  ( 1247 KB )
    • Re-Constitution of Disciplinary Committee ( 1497 KB )
    • Annual Report 2016 - 17 ( 1914 KB )
    • Reconstitution of DC ( 889 KB )
    • Gazette Notification dated 13.02.2019 of eligibility of B.Arch.Course ( 240 KB )
    • Annual Report 2017-2018 ( 524 KB )
    • Notification dated 20.08.19 Election Results of Heads of Institutions ( 287 KB )
  • Feedback
  • Registration and Renewal Information
    • Renewal Fee Instructions for Offline users ( 16 KB )
    • Instructions for Online Services for Registered Architect 
    • Instructions for Online Submission of Registration Application Form 
  • RTI
    • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972: Charging of Fees by Local Bodies ( 81 KB )
    • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972: Exemption from Further Registration(From Chief Administrator, HUDA) ( 77 KB )
    • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972: Exemption from Further Registration(From Chief Architect of Haryana) ( 74 KB )
    • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972:Regarding Issue of Licenses by Local Authorities ( 58 KB )
    • Letter to Honble PM on CPWD Circular ( 3502 KB )
    • Registration by Municipalities ( 468 KB )
    • Additional Fine Waived List 
    • Additional Fine waived off for period from 1.4.2009 to 30.11.2015 ( 319 KB )
    • Letter to Honble Finance Minister on appointment of Architects ( 407 KB )
    • Information under RTI ( 243 KB )
    • Annexure-C (Budget 2018-2019) ( 264 KB )
    • COA 69th Meeting Minutes ( 132 KB )
    • EC 194th Meeting Minutes ( 19 KB )
    • EC 195th Meeting Minutes ( 19 KB )
    • FAQ ON NATA 2019 ( 393 KB )
    • Letters on on Registration with Local Bodies ( 487 KB )
    • LETTER TO CHIEF SECRETARY KARNATAKA ON REGISTRATION OF ARCHITECTS ( 92 KB )
    • DTP Haryana Letter on registration of Architects by Local bodies ( 3337 KB )
    • Goa govt letter on Registration of Architects ( 129 KB )
  • Registration Statistics
    • Age group of architects 
    • Cities having more than five hundred architects 
    • Placement of architects 
    • Placement of women architects 
    • Qualification wise registration 
    • Ratio of Male/Female architects 
    • Yearwise registration of Architects 
    • Defaulter Architect 
    • State wise architects 
  • COA-TRC
    • Training & Research Centre, Bhubaneswar 
      • Training Programmes, TRC, Bhubaneswar 
    • Training & Research Centre, Pune 
      • Training Programmes,TRC-Pune 
      • Training Programme held in 2017 
      • Training Programmes held in the year 2018 
    • Training Programmes, TRC, Bhopal 
  • Defaulter Architect
  • ARCHIVES
    • COA’s initiatives for Swachh Bharat Mission of Hon’ble Prime Minister ( 259 KB )
    • Draft COA Professional Examination Regulations, 2010 ( 471 KB )
    • MHRD Scholarship for students with disabilities ( 1028 KB )
    • Constitution of Committee by MHRD on Act Amendment ( 715 KB )
    • Councils letter regarding conduct of JEE by CBSE ( 387 KB )
    • Councils Letters regarding UGC Regulations New ( 1159 KB )
    • Notice for All Institutions ( 86 KB )
    • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972: Exemption from Further Registration(From Chief Administrator, HUDA) ( 77 KB )
    • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972: Exemption from Further Registration(From Chief Architect of Haryana) ( 74 KB )
    • Enforcement of Architects Act, 1972:Regarding Issue of Licenses by Local Authorities ( 58 KB )
    • Enhancement of Registration/Renewal Fees ( 69 KB )
    • CBSE letter on eligibility for B.Arch. ( 75 KB )
    • Circular to All Architects for views on NBC ( 2531 KB )
    • COA Public Notice dated 01.05.2015 ( 27 KB )
    • MHRD letter on eligibility for B.Arch. ( 1293 KB )
    • Quota for J&K Wards ( 25 KB )
    • Letter to Honble PM on CPWD Circular ( 3502 KB )
    • COA Comments on NBC Part 2 ( 1580 KB )
    • Notice to CPWD regarding Circular dated 16.12.2015 ( 215 KB )
    • International Conference on Research for Resurgence ( 2773 KB )
    • Registration by Municipalities ( 468 KB )
    • COA letter to IIA  ( 99 KB )
    • Vidya Lakshmi Portal - Student Loan ( 403 KB )
    • Letter to NBCC on Pragati Maidan ( 340 KB )
    • Letter to NBCC on Pragati Maidan ( 340 KB )
    • Winners of National Awards for Excellence in Architectural Thesis-2016 
    • MOU between COA & Vectorworks ( 480 KB )
    • NATA-2017 Brochure (Revised on 20.01.2017) ( 1013 KB )
    • Notice for Approval Process for 2017-2018 ( 51 KB )
    • Clarification on NATA-16 Score ( 405 KB )
  • Contact Us
  • Related Websites
  • Online Directory Of Architects
  • Generate Fee Dues
  • Anti Ragging
    • Anti Ragging Measures by Institutions ( 755 KB )
    • Anti Ragging Advisory ( 370 KB )
    • UGC letter on Ragging ( 3042 KB )
  • Help
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