About BNCA


To be one of the best colleges of Architecture in the world, by achieving the highest standards in Architectural Education, Research and other related activities besides uplifting the socio-economic, educational and spiritual status of women.


Life is not only larger than Architecture or Design but above all other disciplines of education put together.

Our mission is to produce good Architects, with a complete personality who can do justice to all aspects of life, besides developing into good human beings.


The objective of architectural education in this institute is to tap and develop the artistic skills, intellectual abilities and creative instincts of the students.  It aims to nurture them as trained professional architects whose design solutions would contribute to the quality of built environment and welfare of our society and the subsequent economic development of our country.  It focuses on the basic research in the technological fields of architecture, planning and computer based training of an international level, to provide a global exposure to our students in architectural education, placement and professional word.

History of BNCA

MKSSS's Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture for Women, founded in 1994 under the able leadership of Mr. Avinash Wardekar and Principal Anurag Kashyap, with the generous donation of Rs. 90 lakhs given by Late Mr. Mahendrabhai Nanavati has a glorious historical background of Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Sanstha, Pune, founded in 1896, with the main mission of uplifting the social, educational, financial and spiritual conditions of women and widows, making them confident and self reliant. The institute is conceived as a multidisciplinary center of learning where architectural education is considered as a total personality development program. It offers Bachelor of Architecture - B. Arch., Master of Architecture- M. Arch. and Doctorate programs under University of Pune, autonomous diploma program. It was evolved in essence to ensure quality education and it has maintained this agenda to the present day. This institute has been established with a futuristic approach and idealism towards architectural education.