Campus

GCA aims to provide all facilities to its students that will, in turn, help them excel!


The total construction area of the first phase of GCA’s new campus is around 1,00,000 sq. ft. The main building covers approximately 52,000 sq. ft. area. The ground floor has an entrance lobby, the administrative departments, faculty departments, library, seminar hall, etc. On the first floor we have studios and classrooms. On the second floor there are different activity rooms as well as the auditorium, which has a capacity of 550 people. This covers the entire architectural course requirement within this building.

The campus is well equipped to handle power cuts, and is Wi-Fi enabled.

Classrooms

GCA has taken teaching a step forward from the conventional black board teaching. The classrooms at GCA are furnished with audio visual digital media. Starting from the second year of the course, students are provided with digital drawing studios, keeping GCA at par with any National level Institute.

Library

The college has a well equipped fully air conditioned library consisting of a wide array of Reference books, Text books, Journals, CD’s relevant to Architecture and all other fields like Design, Scientology, Biographies, General Knowledge, Fiction, Non-Fiction amongst others.

The library also subscribes to a number of well-known national and international journals, and magazines every year. The library is equipped with Internet facility.

Qualified librarians manage the library. They use e-granthalaya for effective library management.

Students also get access to the scanner and OPAC facilities.

Material Library

The material Library consists of samples of different building materials, small-scale models of sanitary fittings and fixtures, and such other materials used in construction. It also houses different apparatuses related to surveying and leveling like dumpy level, spirit level, chains, and more, along with instruments related to climatology. Different works of students are displayed here for additional knowledge and better understanding.

Workshop

GCA believes in giving firsthand experience to its students. A workshop on carpentry and model making is compulsory for all students.

  • Carpentry Workshop: This workshop is for carpentry demonstration and model making using wood and plastic. The carpentry workshop helps students understand the basics and nitty-gritty’s of carpentry.
  • Model PageMakering Workshop: This workshop has been introduced from the year 2013. It is compulsory for all students in each semester. The basic idea behind this workshop is to get each student to understand the volume and interrelationship between different building blocks in three dimensions.

Computer Laboratory

The computer lab consists of approximately eighty computers. It offers courses in Auto CAD, PageMaker, 3D modeling software’s, Animation and more.

Students further use these computers in design dissertation, or for their thesis and presentations. Internet Access is possible on all computers through Wi-Fi connectivity. The lab also has a dedicated area for students who choose to use their laptops.

Sports

With the focus on overall development of each and every student, GCA provides its students with facilities for various indoor and outdoor activities. Indoor games include table tennis, carrom, chess, etc. While outdoor games include football, cricket, basketball, volleyball, etc.

Each year, the college organizes a Sports Week where students participate enthusiastically in various indoor and outdoor games. An awards function follows where eminent personalities grace the winners with their respective awards.