About Us


The Piloo Mody College of Architecture (PMCA), Cuttack is a leading school of Architecture in Odisha, and has been on the forefront of Architecture education in Eastern India since its establishment in the year 1993. The College is named after the late parliamentarian Ar. Piloo Mody, who was instrumental in the enactment of The Architects’ Act of 1972.
PMCA is approved by the Council of Architecture (COA), New Delhi and is an ‘affiliated institution’ to the Biju Pattnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Rourkela. The college offers a Five-year (5) Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) program, as well as a Three-year (3) Executive Master’s program.
The institution is a part of the Ajay Binay Institute of Technology (ABIT) Group of Institutions under the ABIT Trust.
ABIT, a charitable Trust, has been set up with missionary zeal, devotion and dedication to produce Architects, Engineers, Technologists, Managers and Technicians in various disciplines keeping in mind the present industrial scenario of the state of Orissa). It was instituted in the year 1985 in memory of Shri Ajay Bhuyan and Shri Binay Mishra, Ex-Presidents of the Orissa Small Scale Industries Association to promote professional education in the state. It was subsequently registered under the Registration of Societies Act 1860 bearing No. 19009/47 of 1987-88.

Institutional Objectives:

  • To focus on the teaching learning process in imparting a meaningful education to assess the contemporary needs of design and construction of buildings.
  • To educate students to design and develop socio-culturally acceptable, economically feasible and sustainable built-environment.
  • To finally use the knowledge and skills for the benefit of mankind.