Message from the President

Dr. Akhtar Hasan Rizvi 
President, Rizvi Education Society

The noble profession of architecture calls for creative and dedicated persons who are charged with a constructive urge to shape a humane environment to live in. Architecture as an art and science of built-environment, has a crucial role to play in the process of development. India with its 5000 years old architectural heritage has been in the forefront of development in various periods of its evolution. Since Independence with rapid economic development, industrial growth and urbanization, there is an ever increasing demand for talented architects and related professionals to plan, design and manage the built-environment.

Rizvi Education society stands committed to the practice of academic freedom and encourages cultural diversity as it continues to attract students and faculty. We aim at the upliftment of urban and rural youth, driven by a relentless quest to excel. The college consistently and passionately is on the move to acquire synergetic outcomes among a blend of knowledge, skill, creativity and competence created on the bedrock of secularism and ethical values. Rizvi Education Society is committed to the goals and objectives of national development. As part of this mission of human development, education and training of young citizens have been taken up in various fields of knowledge such as arts, science, commerce, architecture, engineering, education, law and hotel management and catering technology, business management studies and research. Rizvi College of Architecture was established in August 1992 and it is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. The college offers 5 year Bachelor of Architecture and 2 year Masters in Architecture programmes recognized by the Council of Architecture (COA). The college has evolved into a prime school of thought in the field of sustainable architecture and humane habitat.

Rizvi Education Society provides the necessary financial, technical and human resources and infrastructure to develop the college as one of the most progressive centre for architectural learning. The college has developed professional links with leading schools and colleges in India and abroad. Rizvi College of Architecture was granted prestigious Part I and Part II recognition by the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA).

The college aims to develop an all round character and creativity among its students. In an era of globalization the college prepares them to face the challenges and complex tasks of shaping the living environment for the 21st Century.