ARCH was set up in the year 2000, under the aegis of the ARCH Educational Society to impart industrially and globally relevant, specialized education in Design. Through the 21 years of our existence, we have grown into a strong community of 6000 professionals, alumni, students, teaching faculty and support staff, all of whom, with their incredible energy and enthusiasm, have been a part of our journey. Our nurturing environment offers a place where you meet new people, seek new things, and unearth hidden talents.

Our international representation has increased remarkably over the years, with students & faculty members from Sweden, Japan, Spain, UK, USA, Canada, Nepal, Iran, Korea, Kuwait, Dubai, Colombia, Brazil, etc. choosing to study and contribute with us.

The industry oriented emphasis in learning at ARCH, focuses on employability. Equally significant are the entrepreneurship & skill based courses which impart knowledge and practice of the business aspects of creative industry.

To promote entrepreneurship, ARCH has conducted several workshops for Skilled Entrepreneurship Development Courses sponsored by government bodies. The Incubation cell provides budding entrepreneurs with the appropriate environment and support for taking their concept from ideation stage to execution.

AIEED - is the All India Entrance Examination for Design being conducted by ARCH since 2010, is a one of its kind exam which can be taken by students from all parts of India. Accessible also to interested students the world over, it has interactive components at its core and a random selection of questions from specially formulated question banks at its peripheral. This interesting online exam is designed to facilitate ease of use for students, for assessment of abilities supporting aspirations for a career in Design.

The academy offers a wide gamut of industry oriented courses of international standards with university certification. Experienced faculty members are involved in the development of curriculum, to ensure that these courses offer the right combination of practical and theoretical skills, with the latest techniques, processes and thinking supported by an understanding of the socio-cultural context & industry needs.

Inception & Journey

Courses offered include Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Certificate level courses in Fashion, Interior, Product, Jewellery, Graphic, Photography, Digital Design and Design Communication, coupled with specialized courses combining Design education with Business and Entrepreneurial knowledge. ARCH is affiliated to the University of Rajasthan for Bachelor of Design Degree (B.Des) along with Master Degree in GPEM. ARCH is also affiliated to the Rajasthan ILD Skills University (RISU) for Bachelor and Master’s in Vocational studies. ARCH in strategic partnership with Pearson, is accredited to deliver four BTEC Level 5 HND qualifications in Art & Design.

ARCH Jaipur campus is built in 60000 sq. ft in the heart of the city in close proximity to the World Trade Park & the Jaipur International airport. Accommodation Facilities adjoining the Campus makes it convenient for the outstation students.

The campus has been strategically designed with spacious interiors and focal points for showcasing student and faculty projects, facilitating academic needs of the programmes and to encourage individual explorations in a student’s creative journey. Open, harmonious and well-lit spaces, encourage a sense of participation and involvement thereby enabling the students to identify and upgrade their skills.

Since Jaipur is a thriving student city, the college experience at ARCH is more than just classroom learning. It is about discovering and developing an understanding of the culture while being exposed to the art, craft, and talent of the local creators. Proximity to one of the Government designated industrial areas, helps students to easily connect with the artisans of various creative industries. By practicing and contributing to the study of Design, through active involvement and observation, students enhance their learning experience.

Easily accessible and located in one of the prime areas of the city, the campus offers a balanced combination of academic life and personal experiences.

Design Education in the New Normal

in conversation with : Prof. Pradyumna Vyas

Former Director, National Institute of Design (NID)

Sustainable Luxury in the Jewellery Industry

in conversation with : Katrina Perez

Celebrity Jewelry Blogger and Journalist, London (UK)

Design for Transforming the Future

in conversation with : Alok B. Nandi

Director, Spread Design & Architempo Past President –IxDA