The Department was established in 1986, was the first institute in Punjab to start the five years integrated B.Arch. Degree course. Department of Architecture is the oldest & premier institute in the region. Over the years, the department has evolved into a leading institution in the region by virtue of having excellent human resources as well as technical infrastructure.
The department is equipped with state of the art laboratories such as updated Computer labs - latest CADD software, Arts and Graphics Lab, Surveying lab, Building Material Testing Lab, Material Museum and Library. Independent departmental building measuring 3000 sq. meter area along with common facilities like Auditorium, Seminar halls, guest house and world class sports infrastructure at university level.