McGAN´S Ranks No. 1 in Tamil Nadu

NASA INDIA (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR STUDENTS OF ARCHITECTURE) is the 61 year old organization with membership of more than 260 colleges and 60000 students claiming to be one the largest architectural student bodies in the world with collaborations with UNESCO India, University of West Minister and Lauri Baker Centre to name a few. .



NASA INDIA has just released their ranking of top 15 colleges of Architecture in India. The prestigious list starts with Sarvajanik College, Surat and the School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi. There are only two colleges from South India and only one college from Tamil Nadu that finds a place in this list. The lone mention from Tamil Nadu is McGAN’s Ooty School of Architecture, ranked as the 12th best Architecture College in India. .

Nestled amidst lush green tea plantations in Ooty, away from the dust and din of the cities, McGan’s has created an ideal setting for inspired learning. Faculty from across the country encourage the students to take part in various national competitions and get exposed to a wide spectrum of ideas. McGAN’s won the overall championship Trophy in the ZONSA last year and two of their students even hold world records.

Mr. Murali Kumaran, Chairman said “At McGAN, we challenge our students with rigorous advancement standards, and our hands-on instructional programs nurture artistic passion while demanding professional excellence. We believe that a wide range of individuals can find reward and fulfillment in the study of architecture and design.”

NASA Ranking can be seen at For more details regarding the college contact 0423-2225970.

According to NASA’s ranking from Tamilnadu, only one college namely McGAN’S Ooty School of Architecture has been ranked as 12 among the 15 colleges in India. It is significant to point out that it is not only the only college from Tamilnadu, but among the two in south India, the other one being a Central college in Andhra Pradesh.