About C.A.T
College of Architecture Trivandrum is one of the largest architecture and design schools in Trivandrum situated in the capital city of the State of Kerala, India. The school which is popularly known as CAT was established in the year 2011 , as a privately owned stand-alone design institute exclusively for offering a full time Bachelor of Architecture program , with an intake of 120 students across three batches every year. With the introduction of the B Des course in 2019 , C.A.T has moved a step forward to being the first institute to start a full time bachelor of design program in the state.

CAT attracts students from all parts of Kerala and also from the nearby states and has over the years emerged as one of the most sought after institutions offering B Arch Course and B Des course in the self-financing sector. The institute is affiliated to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technological University and has a well-defined and full-fledged curriculum approved by the Council of Architecture (COA) for the B Arch program and AICTE for the B Des program.
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)​
Degree/Course of 5 year duration affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU)

Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
Degree/Course of 4 year duration affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) & AICTE

The institute is conducting action research in all design studios by students and faculty. Systematic reviews are organised with external practioners and academics to promote multidisciplinary view points relevant to urban context.

The college believes that all problems new or old, do have more efficient and appropriate solutions based on the uniqueness of the context.

CLDL CAT Design Lab is taking socially relevant developmental projects of government as part of outreach program.
CAT collaborates with some of the world’s renowned institutes for interdisciplinaryactivities, training and research initiatives. The institute has obtained the Netherlands Fellowship Programme in year 2015and completed the faculty Training under NUFFIC Tailor Made Training conducted by SAXION UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES- NETHERLANDS.

The institute has executed the memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saxion, University of Applied Scences, to cooperate on education,consultancy and research. It open up opportunities for exchanging students, staff, joint research and training.

CAT establishes another MoU with L’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-La-Villette (ENSAPLV) allowing mobility of students and faculty. CAT has undertaken two projects along with ENSAPLV and Bharathi Vidyapeet College of Architecture Pune.
    Mulayara Post, Trivandrum, Kerala - 695543
  • 9745346199
  • Trust Office: 0471 2325527
    College: 0472 2888922
  • Principal
    Prof. (Ar.) Jayakumar J
    Phone: 9946852251