WDO – World Design Organisation

ARCH holds membership of W.D.O. as part of its strategy to progress in international Industry Oriented Design Education. The W.D.O. provides a global platform to over 50 member nations to express and share views related to Design & Development based on the Sustainable Development Goals(S.D.G.s) chalked out by the United Nations(U.N.). In addition, W.D.O. resources enable research and collaborative understanding of new pedagogy for structuring courses towards sustainable design development. It also allows explorations towards developing collaborative possibilities for assistance in various projects undertaken by the members.


IFFTI - International Foundation Of Fashion Technology Institutes

I.F.F.T.I. is the apex body of leading International Fashion Education Institutions, coming together for course up-gradation, structured professionalism, industry operations at the global stage, and contributing towards establishing a framework of cooperation and collaboration. ARCH is a member of I.F.F.T.I. and is on the Education Industry Sub Committee and the Membership sub Committee. The foundation presently comprises 52 members from 24 countries. I.F.F.T.I. is one of the most comprehensive and prestigious international organisations representing leading fashion higher education institutions in design, technology and business.


CUMULUS - The Global Association of Art and Design Education and Research

Cumulus is the International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media, formed to serve Design education. Located in Helsinki, Finland, it currently consists of 257 members from 54 countries. Initiated to build a dynamic and flexible academic forum to bring together top-level educational institutions worldwide, Cumulus offers a broader international context for discussion and developments in art, design and media through intensive workshops, projects and biannual conferences. In membership with CUMULUS, ARCH provides international exposure opportunities for its students and faculty members.


H.K.R.I.T.A. (The Hongkong Research Institute Of Textiles And Apparel)

ARCH is a member of the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (H.K.R.I.T.A.) to foster research development and technology transfer in the textiles and clothing industry. H.K.R.I.T.A. was established in 2006 with support from HKSAR Government, supports institutes, companies and associations in the textiles and clothing industry.



IIID - Institute of Indian Interior Designers

The Institute of Indian Interior Designers was founded in 1972 to establish sound professional and trade practises and ethics amongst its members and highlight and enhance the image of the Interior Design Profession and exchange know‐how with similar organisations. I.I.I.D. is a member of A.P.S.D.A.: Asia Pacific Space Designers Alliance, with over 8,000 members in 28 chapters and centres across India.

ARCH with its I.I.I.D membership guides students and teachers with the latest development in their field, helping them build their professional network and increase their credibility in the Interior Design sphere. In addition, Association with I.I.I.D. helps promote excellence in education and ethical conduct in design practice.


FDCI - Fashion Design Council of India

The Fashion Design Council of India (F.D.C.I.) is India's apex body of fashion design. It is represented by over 400 members and was created to promote, nurture and represent the most incredible talents in the country. Its prime objective is to propagate the business of fashion in India and globally by adding resplendent flair in the form of coveted fashion weeks. Being a part of the F.D.C.I. fraternity is beneficial for ARCH in constantly setting high benchmarks giving valuable opportunities to acquire first-hand support and work experience at the various high profile events organised by the F.D.C.I. like the Amazon Fashion Week.



TiE Rajasthan, launched in 2002, is a nonprofit venture devoted to entrepreneurs in all industries, at all stages, from incubation, throughout the entrepreneurial life cycle. With a global reach and a local focus, the heart of TiE's efforts lies in its five foundational programs – Mentoring, Networking, Education, Funding, and Incubation. TiE, a peer-to-peer learning platform, invites scholars, professional experts, and industry leaders from diverse backgrounds to share their knowledge, values, and expertise.



A non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led organisation, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community. With 62 offices, including 10 Centres of Excellence, in India and 8 overseas offices in Australia, Egypt, Germany, Indonesia, Singapore, U.A.E., U.K., and the U.S.A., as well as institutional partnerships with 394 counterpart organisations in 133 countries. It works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering with Industry, Government and civil society through advisory and consultative processes.



FLO was established in 1983 as a division of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (F.I.C.C.I.), which is the apex body of industry and commerce in India. F.L.O. is the women's wing of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (F.I.C.C.I.) has 18 Chapters pan India, with members comprising entrepreneurs, professionals and corporate executives. With over 37 years of experience, F.L.O. has promoted entrepreneurship and professional excellence among women through workshops, seminars, conferences, training and capacity building programmes etc.



Committed to promoting best practices in the profession of design in India by strengthening and promoting the capabilities of the Indian design profession, as well as amplifying and presenting a unified voice to influence public policy, shape the industry and benefit the people at large, ADI is an ASSOCIATION OF DESIGNERS OF INDIA. As a member, ARCH provides its students and faculty with an extensive network of designers both locally and internationally, valuable insights from experienced practitioners on design issues, professional practices and management of business and career opportunities to broaden your design thinking.



The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) is a member-supported organisation dedicated to the discipline of interaction design. Driven by a passion for design, and a belief that interaction design can make the world a better place, IxDA is a global network of more than 120,000 individuals and over 200 local groups, focusing on interaction design issues. ARCH as a member supports and organises local meetups, global events and initiatives with IxDA to bring the community together, advance the professional craft and improve the shared human condition through interactive design.