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September 19, 2019

10 Things You Need to Know About RICS SBE

RICS SBE (School of Built Environment), Amity University, is an industry directed academic institution which provides specialized undergraduate degrees (BBA) and post-graduate degrees (MBA) to  students seeking to work in real estate, construction and infrastructure sector.

It also functions as a hub for research and development of technical proficiency in built environment. While urbanization is striking an all-time high, the way industry works is also varying. Owing to the growing demand for professionalism in the real estate industry in India, directs that future is definitely bright in this sector.

Let’s have a look at things you need to know about the RICS School of Built Environment:


The main objective of these alliances is to promote educational, research and cultural programs between institutions. Students get an opportunity to study at the School of Construction Management and Real Estate with them and get global exposure. Our linkages with universities in Asia, UK, Australia and US enable our students and faculty to engage in semester exchange, summer programs, travelling studios and research. This provides a gateway to enrich our academic colleagues and student experience with global knowledge. 


RICS SBE entered into a cooperative relationship by signing a memorandum of understanding in 2017 with


Collaborations and partnership with real estate academies allows opportunities like Students Exchange Programs where they gain valuable, first hand learnings about real estate and construction market.


rics sbe amity placement

RICS SBE (School of Built Environment) provides a platform to help students interact with companies who are looking for best talents. Deciding on a specific career path amidst choice of many professions available today is indeed difficult. To help you with your decision to pursue specialized real estate & construction programs, we invite you to attend our upcoming counselling sessions or interactive webinars with industry experts, faculty and/or students. More than 350 Indian and global firms are working with the institution to meet their requirements. RICS SBE is proud to have achieved 100% placements during recent years with world-leading firms from the Built Environment sector such as Turner & Townsend, Duff & Phelps, Leighton, Mace, Faithful+Gould, Shapoorji Pallonji, JLL, CBRE, Anarock etc. come to campus for the placements.


Industry Skilled Veterans

Practical knowledge benefits you to acquire detailed techniques that become the tools of your skill. There are certain things one can only learn through practical learning and experiencing. Where theory is often imparted in the ideal of a vacuum, the practical is learned through the reality of life.

Experts functioning at the forefront of their fields pay a visit to the School of Built Environment to share their developed knowledge and allow immense opportunities for students to interact and learn finer nuances based on real life experiences. They help you to get a better understanding of what’s expected in today’s workplaces, ensuring that your education is relevant and connected to the needs of the industry.

Faculty from global schools visit the campus every semester to teach our students specific elements out of the curriculum for international guest lectures. This helps the students develop global outlooks on local concepts and imbibe global best practices as followed in different regions.


RICS SBE International Summer Programs

Students get the opportunities to opt for international summer internships to gain exposure to global built environment industry and firsthand experience during the mandatory eight weeks internship period.


Students are exposed to real life projects and visits on construction and infrastructure sites where they gain practical knowledge about planning, building management and construction techniques and facilities.


RICS SBE in India is housed in two states- one in Amity University- Mumbai (RICS SBE MUMBAI) and second in Amity University- Noida (RICS SBE NOIDA). The campus is spread over 1,200 acres of land and provides a peaceful environment to the students where they engage in different activities & events and exchange their cultural thoughts. This helps in increasing interactivity among the students and lays a foundation for a balanced outlook towards life. Some of the most eye catchy spots in the campus that attract the students are:

  • H-Block: with Dominos, Subway, CCD, Dosa Plaza and what not. Name it, you have it. Inside the campus, exclusively for Amitians.
  • Arcadia: The place to be. PlayStation, pool, etc. Arcadia has it all.
  • The Central Library: The huge library offers great collection of books but apart from studying, students like sitting and spending their time there.
  • Pool Facilities: The Amazing Olympic size swimming pool is almost free for the students. You have to pay a very small price of Rs. 2 as registration charges. No other charges applicable.
  • The Yoga Classes: Again a free facility for the faculty and the students. Free yoga is something you won't like to miss. One morning and one evening session is held at the college.
  • Gym Facilities: The gym with latest equipment and trainers all time around helps you stay fit.

7. S.L.I.N.G BODY (Student Learning Innovation and Networking Group):

SLING is an interactive platform where students engage in recreational and knowledge based activities. It is an effort to help the students to recognize their talents other than academics. Some of the activities include – the Dussehra Mela, World Green Building Week, kitchen of India, debate clubs, photography club etc.


RICS SBE Programs

The programs offered are:

Undergraduate programs

Postgraduate programs

Postgraduate diploma

  • In Facilities Management

Ph.D. in Built Environment


One-on-One sessions with Industry Mentors are cooperative in drawing a student’s skill set along with his/her career objectives. This activity corroborates to be of immense help when it comes to discovering the strengths and shortcomings of a student in an applied scenario.



The faculty members come from the best universities and with prior industry experience. They are experts in their own domain and share real life experiences with students. With a learning ambience that allows for seamless communication with industry experts you will learn the fine nuances of the trade from them.


RICS SBE is an industry-led institution aims at providing good education and tremendous placement opportunities to the students. The placement team grooms its students and help them achieve confidence. The institution provides guest lectures from the industry experts which helps in enhancing students’ knowledge.

The school has exchange programs with some of the leading universities around the world, such as the University of Salford, UK. It is a brilliant opportunity for individuals considering international exposure as they also get to be a part of the Asian Cities Program, wherein they get the opportunity to work with some of the top universal firms across several cities in Asia.

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