Affiliation & Authorizations

University of Rajasthan


ARCH is the first in Rajasthan to introduce a Bachelor of Design affiliated with the University of Rajasthan, a public and state university in Rajasthan.

The University of Rajasthan is a NAAC Accredited University and is the oldest and largest institution of higher learning in Rajasthan (in terms of enrollments). Founded on January 8th, 1947, the University currently operates 37 PhD courses, 20 M.Phil. courses, 48 Master’s Degree courses, and 14 Bachelor’s degree courses.

UGC has recognised the University of Rajasthan amongst the top 15 Indian Universities with Potential for Excellence (UPE) in 2012.

The degrees offered at ARCH through its affiliation with the University of Rajasthan include the Bachelor of Design (B.Des), and the Bachelor of Visual Arts (B.V.A) which are both four years in duration. The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A), is three years in duration.

University of Rajasthan

Rajasthan ILD Skills University

ARCH is the first in Rajasthan to introduce B.Voc courses in Design, and M.Voc in Design and Entrepreneurship with the Rajasthan ILD Skills University (RISU).

RISU is the first Skills University of India in the Government sector and is established in Jaipur. RISU’s UG and PG programmes aspire to integrate vocational training with mainstream education, using National Skills Qualification Framework and strong industry linkages. The skillsoriented programmes, simulation and immersive techniques, expertise in emerging new age skills and collaborations with the best in the field aim to deliver avenues of highly employable vocations and work-ready graduates.

ARCH offers UG and PG level programmes, affiliated to RISU: The Bachelor of Vocation (M.Voc), is three years in duration. The Masters of Vocation is two years long

University of Rajasthan

Pearson BTEC

ARCH, in strategic partnership with Pearson, is accredited to deliver Six BTEC Level 5 HND qualifications in Art and Design. 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 headquartered in London with offices across Europe, Asia and South America.

The BTEC Level 5 HND qualifications are embedded in the first 3 years of these courses, and includes a Foundation in Art & Design.

After successful completion of the Level 5 HND in 3 years at ARCH, our students, can progress in the 4th year directly into Graduation year of a BA 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, South Africa, Mauritius and Institutions in the UK and Europe as well as with global Universities and Colleges who have an agreement with ARCH.


All India Council for Technical Education Skills Knowledge Provider (Skp)

ARCH 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.