Best Practices of The Institution
Students of architecture are considered to be the busiest among all other courses due to the demands of the course. The students at Sir MVSA, in addition to academics, are also exposed to a variety of events like workshops, cultural competitions, Architectural Quiz, etc. They also play a part in organizing various events and fests in the campus, thus giving them an all-round experience of academics and management.
- Proctor Scheme
The Institute monitors the progress of the students at a closer level by a scheme called Proctor Scheme. Under this scheme about 20 to 25 students are assigned to a faculty who will maintain a record of the academic progress (Proctor Diary) of the students and provide guidance and counseling.
The proctor is just like an on-campus parent/mentor to whom you can approach if you have any sort of problem. The proctor also keeps a check on your academics and the student can easily approach the proctor in case of any academic/non-academic help.
- Construction Yard
We have a dedicated Construction Yard, to engage students in Live demonstration and hands on learning activities relating to Construction methods and details. Students work alongside their mentors and masons/technicians to learn construction techniques related to their curriculum for the relevant semester.
- Guest Lecture
To keep the students up to date with the professional advancements and ideologies of their contemporaries, various guest lectures are organized under the Guest Lecture Series , wherein eminent practitioners are invited from architecture, research and allied fields to provide an alternate and thought provoking facet of the subjects explored as a part of the curriculum. This encourages the students to develop critical thinking and explore and redefine paradigms in architecture.
- Open Day
It is an event following the bi-annual Parent Teacher Meeting, have the students display of their works and cultural events to entertain their parents for the day.
- Study Tour
Study tours are compulsory and an integral part of academics. Sir MVSA annually organizes tours for the students according to their curricular requirements, which presents them with an opportunity to understand basic structural forms, architectural history and cultural significance of the built forms first hand.
The study tours are also pre-planned to cover certain aspects of the curriculum through a first hand experience of the region especially for Architectural Design, History or Contemporary Architecture and Vernacular or sustainability techniques.
A few documentation trips to nearby heritage sites are also organized to develop a deeper understanding about the history, structure, culture and planning principles of the structures.
- CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
College conduct Fresher’s day to collaborate newly admitted students and seniors. It’s an opportunity for fresher’s to know the seniors and find out their experiences