Affiliation & Authorizations

University of Rajasthan


ARCH Research College for Higher Education has been Affiliated to the University of Rajasthan since 2006 for UG and PG degree courses. The courses are Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Degree programs, as well as the BVA (Applied Arts) & BBA and PG Degree in Garment Production & Export Management.

University of Rajasthan is a public and state university and one of the oldest universities in the Indian state Rajasthan. It is a NAAC A Accredited University. Formerly known as the University of Rajputana, The University of Rajasthan is the oldest and largest institution of higher learning in Rajasthan (in terms of enrolments). Founded on January 8th 1947, the University currently operates 37 PhD courses, 20 MPhil courses, 48 Master's Degree courses, and 14 Bachelor's degree courses.

Rajasthan  ILD Skills University


Rajasthan ILD Skill University (RISU), the first Skill University of India in the Government sector has been established in Jaipur by the virtue of an ordinance passed by the Government of Rajasthan, thus fulfilling a long cherished dream of the youth of the country and adding another significant milestone in the long list of achievements in the Skill Development Sector, under the visionary leadership of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

RISU has been conceptualised to integrate the corridors in vocational training with mainstream education, using National Skill Qualification Framework and strong industry linkages. The graduate and post graduate level apprenticeship oriented programmes, simulation and immersive techniques, expertise in emerging new age skills and collaborations with the best in the field to deliver avenues of highly employable vocations; will be the hallmarks of this pioneering University. As an affiliating University, RISU will play a crucial role in developing the overall ecosystem for technical and vocational education and training the youth in the State.



The ARCH Academy of Design has been approved as a SKP (Skills Knowledge Provider) Institution under the NVEQF scheme of AICTE in the applied arts sector for Jewellery Design, Interior Design & Fashion Design. AICTE oversees the quantitative growth, regulation and proper maintenance of norms and standards in the technical education system in India. National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework NVEQF is a descriptive framework that organises qualifications according to a series of levels of knowledge along with skills. Recognizing the high demand for skill in the country, the Central Advisory Board of Education emphasized the need for a NVEQF.



ARCH in strategic partnership with Pearson, is accredited to deliver six BTEC Level 5 HND qualifications in Art & Design. It is the only design institution in India offering such a wide range of BTEC (Business and Technical Educational Council) courses. It is also presently the only Design Institution in India that imparts Pearson Assured Courses.

The Courses have been designed in a way so as to offer a chance to the students to progress directly into the 3rd year of graduation abroad. Exposure to international faculty and delivery from Pearson-trained faculty lies at the core of these courses which are aimed at developing interdisciplinary and interactive contextual learning & the acquiring of practical skills. ARCH Academy of Design adheres to standard international evaluation guidelines which includes the conducting of assessment and verification procedures every semester by visiting examiners from the UK.

The BTEC Level 5 HND qualifications embedded in these courses are equivalent to the first 2 years of graduation in UK Universities and abroad. With its inbuilt flexibility, ARCH students can progress directly into the 3rd year of a graduation course abroad and gain a Level 6 Top Up degree in one year, from any of more than 100 Pearson listed Universities around the world in the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Mauritius and Institutions in the UK & Europe. Pearson is the largest awarding body in the UK for Academic, Vocational and Work related qualifications, and the largest education company worldwide. Pearson International is head-quartered in London with offices across Europe, Asia and South America.

Pearson accreditation enables ARCH to provide effective, accessible, affordable higher education to a wide community of learners. Pearson's BTEC qualifications are accredited by the OFQUAL (http:// under the aegis of the Government of United Kingdom.

After successful completion of the Level 5 HND courses, progression is possible to Universities & Colleges that include the following:

  • Middlesex University
  • Bradford College
  • Bath-Spa University
  • Swansea Metropolitan
  • Birmingham City University
  • Bournemouth University
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • University of Heriot-Watt
  • St. Patrick's College
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • University of Glamorgan
  • University of London
  • Parsons School of Design
  • Paris Manchaster Metropolitan University
  • De Mont Fort University
  • University of Salford
  • Tee Side University
  • Northampton
  • University of
  • UHI Perth College, Scotland
  • NSCAD, Canada
Pearson Assured


Pearson Assured is an independent international quality benchmark recognized all over the world. This certification assures that the standards of quality have been met while designing the curriculum and delivery methods of the courses. ARCH is the only Design education Institution in India that benchmarks the delivery process with international standards using Pearson Assured services. The Pearson Assured Certification Courses confer global credibility to any professional profile.


Built by subject matter experts and instructional designers to enhance user experience, these courses come in a self-paced format and a tutor led format.An appropriate mix of stimulating multimedia, imagery, and assessments, the course-ware is best-in-class to provide quality education to learners. Apart from special certification where applicable; a Pearson Assured Certificate would be awarded at the completion of any of the selected courses.

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Furniture & Fittings Skill Council

Sector Skill Council

Furniture & Fittings Skill Council
Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI)
Apparel MadeUps and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMHSSC)

It is a non-profit organization which aims at setting up an effective and efficient eco-system for development and imparting of training programmes, based on industry demands of various segments and to ensure that all successful trainees are certified through accredited assessment agency are the salient features of this council.