Amity School of Architecture and Planning, Lucknow (ASAPL), was established in 2008 with the recognition from the Council of Architecture (CoA) to run a full-time 5-year courses for Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Interior Design. Since its inception, ASAPL has grown and evolved into a leading full-fledged scholastic institute, nurturing talented young professionals in the fields of architecture and planning. It is recognised as the most creative, academic, and entrepreneurial academic destination in the country.

The B.Sc. Interior Design programme of 3-year duration was introduced in 2013 under the guidance of highly qualified experts from academia and industry, which has now been upgraded to a 4-year full-time Bachelor in Interior Design course. The institute is a unique place for pursuing architectural education as it focuses on innovative methods of imparting knowledge, hands-on activities, creative intellectual orientation, experiential learning, and effective mentor-mentee programmes complimented by world-class infrastructure facilities.

With a large number of national level conferences, seminars, symposia, and workshops held throughout the academic session, ASAPL has grown into an all-round development centre that caters to the holistic development of its students. The institute supports, motivates, and sustains academic programmes whereby students are trained in upgrading skills to improve human habitat and the environment. The institute has been constantly working to contribute to making an efficient, comprehensive, and aesthetic habitat and surroundings.

The Bachelor of Architecture and Interior Design programmes aspire to reach the highest echelons of architectural design excellence. The foundation of the programme is the studio-based exercises, supported by the theory lectures.Contributions from experts in the arts, humanities, engineering, and technology, as well as professional practise of architecture, ensure a well-rounded curriculum. Along with imparting knowledge, the students are trained in various skills including drawing, architectural presentation, research and writing, seminars, public speaking, computer applications, and technical and managerial aptitude in problem definition and solution seeking.


The library is a veritable treasure trove of books, equipped with online access to books and journals. A dedicated computer laboratory, a state-of-the-art seminar room, a construction yard, a model room, a climatology laboratory, and a surveying laboratory are available to the students as regular learning aids.

The curriculum includes one semester each of industry training and project work to inculcate the professional skills and develop the entrepreneurial acumen of budding architects.


The ASAPL has grown and enriched its horizons by continuously upgrading its pedagogical approach to maintain vibrancy and enthusiasm in architectural education. ASAPL has adopted the use of innovative teaching processes to sustain the enriched learning environment and vigour among the students, impart education by specialised faculty members and mentorship through professional experts. The School is a student-centric institution, which exclusively provides guidance at various levels, and in different aspects of human habitat and environment. It has taken the lead in introducing academic programmes in specialised fields at the bachelor's level (Bachelor in Interior Design), which is available at very limited universities across the country.

In its bid to aim for excellence, the school has always been in the lead in encouraging students to extend their boundaries of knowledge. Sustainable development being the foremost concern of the school and the development of students into global citizens being the ultimate objective, the spectrum of academic programmes is being continuously extended. Students are provided opportunities to work with industry leaders to bridge the industry-academia gap and also sensitize budding architects about realistic concerns of society.

The unique pedagogical processes that have been an integral part of the teaching methodology at Amity School of Architecture & Planning, Lucknow, are as follows:

Mentorship-Based Education

Personalized teacher-student interaction throughout the academic programme is supplemented by the Mentor-Mentee Programme.

Major Project (Thesis)

Students learn through live site or project-based design proposals.

Case Study Based Learning

Students learn about urban design impact studies as well as architecture, planning and design through such methods of learning.

Learning by doing

Eager students are always an integral part of workshops on architecture and planning.

Learning through Hands-On Experience

Students of architecture and planning are consistently engaged in activities carried out at construction yards.

Contribution towards Societal Activities

  • Maachis ki teeli- This project focused on the reclamation of land lying unused for the benefit of the neighborhood.
  • Development Plan for Village- The development plan project for the village Dollou Khera, Lucknow, entailed the welfare of the community and its people.

Involvement of students In developmental activities of city

  • Murals Artwork for Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation
  • Proposal for Waterways Transport System for River Gomti
  • Beautification/Sculptures for Janeshwar Mishra Park
  • Sculptures for the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC)

Regular Educational Tours

At Amity, students are encouraged to go on regular study tours. Our students have been to various parts of the country, along with local tours to historical sites in the city itself, under the guidance and supervision of the faculty members.

Following cities have been visited by students during academic tours in the recent years

New Delhi


Jaipur & Jaisalmer




Regular local study visits are conducted within the city, which possesses a vast repertoire of heritage monuments such as Bara Imambara, Chhattar Manzil, Residency, Dilkusha, and many more.

The school is planning to develop a Centre of Excellence in the field of Sustainable Architecture. This centre will serve as a focal point for research activities for students, scholars, and innovators involved in experimental studies and analysis.

The faculty members are highly motivated towards academic and research activities. Many faculty members are engaged in research in various domains of architecture, namely generating comfortable conditions through architectural forms, urban renewal of core city areas, urban futures, and structural typology of urban areas, low-cost habitation, and revitalization of Parikrama Marg, the religious sites of Ayodhya, Mathura, and Varanasi.

Recognition & Rankings

Amity School of Architecture and Planning, Lucknow, has received the below-mentioned recognition and accreditation:

  • Recognized by the Council of Architecture (CoA)
  • Active Associate with Lucknow Architects Association (LAA)
  • Active Associate with Indian Institute of Interior Designers (IIID), Lucknow (UP Chapter)
  • Active Associate with the Institute of Architects, India (IIA), UP Chapter
  • Active member of the National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA), a national level body of students of architecture programme across the country both at Regional and National Levels.
  • ASAP, Lucknow, has won several awards at the Zonal and National Conventions of NASA.
  • Students of ASAP, Lucknow, have won the prestigious HUDCO trophy for economical housing design.