Arch College of Design and Business, one of the leading and innovative design education institutions has commenced the admissions process for academic year 2022-23. With its commitment to prepare the next generation designers with extraordinary skills and creativity, the design college is inviting applications for its undergraduate, and postgraduate programmes.
ARCH has structured its courses as per the New Education Policy and has been promoting design as a skill through its various Bachelor of Design (B.Des) & Masters courses in jewellery, fashion, interior, graphic and product designing along with International Degree Programmes and BBA programme.
The admissions this session is based on (but not restricted to) the results of All India Entrance Exam for Design (AIEED). Organised by ARCH, AIEED is the one of its kind online exams for design education which is accessible from anywhere in the world. The eligibility criteria for the UG courses is higher secondary while students who have appeared for or cleared class 10+2 are qualified to take admission in UG level courses. Graduates or students pursuing graduation in any discipline from a recognised university can apply for PG courses.
Archana Surana, Founder & Director, Arch College of Design and Business said, “ARCH is a new-aged design education institute which aims to nurture introspective and thinking design aspirants with the right spirit and attitude who take up Design as a responsible profession. Therefore, our admission process includes the ‘Screening for Design Studies’ which aims to enable the students to do a self-discovery and realise their own capabilities. In the assessing process, we identify and evaluate the students’ perceptions, attitude and approach towards the world to identify the potential talent who can write future course of design.”
ARCH also offers scholarships worth Rs. 1.8 crore. ARCH started this scholarship programme to complement academic excellence and foster the aspirations of emerging designers. The scholarship is accessible to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The design institute has also introduced a special scholarship basis ‘the principal’s recommendation’. If a college or school principal recommends a student, Arch provides a fee waiver on the first year of education.
In order to foster creativity, a fee waiver of 50 percent is also offered by ARCH to children of defence personnel, teachers, artisans, single-mothers, non- binary and specially-abled students.