Pravara Rural College of Architecture, Loni delivers the superlative infrastructure and institutional practices to create architects with an artists imagination and a technicians efficiency.

World Class


Nurturing tomorrow's citizens.

and Spirit

Pravara Rural College of Architecture, Loni started on a small campus in 1996 with 4 teachers and 20 students. It has bloomed into a college with an expansive, independent campus with 16 teachers and 40 students in 2018-19. The institute is one of the most prominent architecture colleges in rural areas.

PRCA got award by Lions club of shrirampur: Award for selfless efforts taken for social work at Special winter Camp by PRCA NSS Unit

“Nirmal Mahavidyalaya Puraskar” 2011 Zilla Parishad, Ahmednagar
For Cleanliness in College

“International Day for Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem", Certificate by Mangrove Foundation of Maharashtra.
Certified 'Mazi Vasundhara Mitra'

Bachelor Of Architecture (B.Arch.)
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200 in past 5 years
7 Students Selected in reputed companies in 2022-23

  • Ar. Rohan Jadhav- chairman
  • Ar. Smita kasarpatil - Treasurer (second time)
  • Ar. Ajit Kulkarni-Executive committee
  • Ar. Shankar Buchade-Executive committee


  • Hafeez Contractor, Mumbai
  • Space Designers, Nashik
  • Designer’s Quadrant, Pune
  • Certificate of Appreciation in Marception 2018 Architecture Competition hosted by Volume Zero – Bhavin Waghela
  • Certificate for Participation in AQUATECTURE 2018 Architecture Competition hosted by Volume Zero – Bhavin Waghela
  • Winner entry of own office design Competition for IIID Members, organized by IID, Ahmednagar 2021- Ar. Amit Chimnani
  • Winner entry of own office design Competition for IIID Members, organized by IID, Ahmednagar 2021- Ar. Prerana Kataria
  • Our Alumni, Ar.Nikita Mahale
    Mentioned in “Indian Book of Records " titled as, "Maximum Camouflage Painting Drawn by an Individual."
Research Publications!
  • Pragati Auti - Fifth Year B.Arch
  • Akshaya Anap-Fifth Year B.Arch(App)
    Research Title-Stone Quarries as a Recreational Place
  • Vaishnavi Ghogare-Fifth Year B.Arch(App)
    Research Title-Multifunctional furniture and space saving interior design. Their Research paper has been selected for publication in National Conference on Empirical Theories in Architecture, Planning & Construction Management 2020, conducted by Allana College of Architecture, Pune
  • Ghanshyam Badgujar
    His submission in the competition conducted by INTACH PUNE CHAPTER is selected among the best top 8 entries. Topic -My Heirloom
  • Ar. Nikita Mahale Alumini of PRCA
    Her work Published in Indian Art Newspaper, " ART AFFAIRS" which reach out to 20 state's of India and has 10,000 + readers. The article published is about her Art journey and experiences.
  • Ar. Govinda Bhutada and Ar. Sanjay Jadhav,

Alumni of Pravara Rural College of Architecture, Loni
Achievement in an International Architecture Design Competition 2020 hosted by Archdais Network Pvt Ltd. 2020
Mentioned in “Indian Book of Records " titled as, "Maximum Camouflage Painting Drawn by an Individual."


3500 books and 2500 eBooks, Books on Architecture, Construction, Architecture History, and Landscape, 4 International and 12 National Journals, Koha and DELNET software, Digital Library Network, Airy, ventilated, and spacious with excellent lighting.


6 Labs: Language Lab, Computer Lab as per Council of Architecture norms, Workshop and Carpentry Lab, Material Museum, Climatology Lab, Surveying and Levelling Lab.
Equipment: 75 computers, Plotter A1 SIZE, A3 printer, Potter’s Wheel, Stoke’s Sunshine Recorder, Hygrometer, Stevenson’s Screen.
Vast open spaces for climatology experiments.

Audio Visual Hall

LCD Projector, LED Television
Public Address System, White Writing Board.


Olympic size outdoor swimming pool
Indoor and Outdoor facilities for: Volleyball, Cricket, Chess, Carom, Table Tennis.

Boy’s Hostel

650 capacity, Two separate three-storied buildings, Chief Rector and Assistant Rectors for supervision, Dining Halls, Solar Water Heater, Reading Room, T.V., Indoor Games, STD booth, Cyber Cafe, Generator.

Girls Hostel

369 capacity, Lady Rector with Assistant Rectors for supervision, Daily visits by Lady Doctor, Recreation and internet facility.


Shankar Buchade (Architecture, 2001): Principal Architect, Space Designers, Nashik.

Sachin Indvatkar (Architecture, 2003): Principal Architect, Studio- arch, Mumbai.

Satyjeet Shelake (Architecture, 2001): Principal Architect, Designer’s Quadrant, Pune.

Rohan Jadhav (Architecture, 2001): Principal Architect, Rohan Jadhav and Associates.

Omkar Thube (Architecture, 2014): Principal Architect, Omkar thube and Associates.


Ar. Rajiv Mishra

Principal, Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai, 31/07/2015.

“A campus in Rural set up to invoke PURA Concept as dreamed by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.”

Ar. Pramod Beri

Renowned Architect, 19/12/2015.

“The overall spatio – formal quality is apprasive.”

Ar. Parag Narkhede

Professor , BKPS College of Architecture, Pune, 28/01/2016.

“It is pleasure to see an architectural institute growing good in rural area using limited resources. The efforts by teachers , students and management are worth appreaciable.”

Ar. Nishant Manapure

Principal, College of Architecture, Mohu, 05/02/2019.

“Very good interaction with vibrant students with lot of potential. Thank you for great experience, enjoyed every moment.”