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By on March 17, 2020

SCMS Group of Institutions







SCMS Campus, Prathap Nagar,
Muttom, Aluva,
Cochin – 683 106,

+91 484 2450330 / 2439328

Official Focal Point
Prof. Kerstin Frick

Alternate Focal Point
Architect Raxshitha Sasikala

Authority approving the partnership
Prof. Baiju Radhakrishnan, Group Director



SCMS Group of Educational Institutions, established in 1976 is a leader in Higher Education especially in the fields of Management, Engineering and Technology.
Inspired by the vision of its founder Dr. G.P.C Nayar on value based education, SCMS has a tradition of over 4 decades of sustained and focused pursuit of its objectives. There are about a dozen Institutions with a strength of 4500 students under its fold in diverse disciplines like Management, Engineering, Biotechnology, Architecture, Computer Applications, Polytechnics and the like, operating from different locations in Kochi (Kerala).
The Group, from the beginning, has placed great emphasis on research as an integral part of its academic programmes. Research centres are established with adequate resources and are led by qualified and renowned doctoral fellows. Tie-ups and collaborations with global research institutes promote interdisciplinary and collaborative research with emphasis on socially relevant and viable areas.
SCMS School of Architecture, affiliated to M.G.University, Kottayam, offers Bachelor of Architecture. The School emphasizes the understanding of design and planning as a holistic process, considering environmental, socio-economic as well as physical impacts on the related surroundings. Life projects and studios focus on urban interventions aiming to bridge the gap between Academic and practice, actively contributing to societal challenges. SCMS School of Architecture in just five years of its inception is ranked 17 in the best school category by Outlook Top 20 Architecture Colleges In 2018.
Suggested Collaboration Opportunities
SCMS School of Architecture is interested to collaborate in the areas of expertise and the thematic hubs of interest through
Collaboration in research
Academic exchange / joint ventures
Hosting of events
Areas of Expertise related to UN-Habitat
  • Social Inclusion
  • Slum Upgrading
  • Planning and Design
  • Mobility
  • Housing
  • Environment
  • Climate Change