10 Exceptionally Beautiful College Campuses Scattered All Over India
India has a reputation for top-notch education and this vibrant country is also a breeding ground for world-class leaders who are moulded brilliantly, and all the credit goes to the various colleges, universities and other institutions who are doing their job well. But did you know that some of these colleges and universities also have beautiful campuses that’ll make your eyes pop? Yep! We’ve compiled a handy list of the top 10 most picturesque campuses and here goes!
1. Forest Research Institute University Dehradun
Picture Credits: Biswa Dixit
Out in the scenic countryside of Dehradun lies this university which is surrounded by majestic hills and lush green foliage AND has a rich history going back over 200 years! The magnificent campus and the interesting courses offered by them, including Social Forestry, Minor Forest Produce, Genetics and Tree Propagation, make this university one of the top ones in the country. Do check ‘em out if you’re in the midst of applying for colleges!
Where | Forest Research Institute University Dehradun - Chakrata Road, New Forest, P.O, Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Call Them | +91 1352 756 414
Here’s Their Website | http://fridu.edu.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Forest-Research-Institute-University-Dehradun-177323575661304/
2. IIT (BHU), Varanasi
Picture Credits: Prabal Krishna Sarania
Nestled close to the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi, IIT (BHU) was built in keeping with the Indo-Gothic architecture that was prominent in the early 20th century. Surrounded by manicured lawns and palm trees which only add to the elegance of the campus, you’ll definitely get starry-eyed once you get a load of this place!
Where | IIT (BHU), Varanasi - Banaras Hindu University Campus, Uttar Pradesh
Call Them | +91 9532 523 283
Here’s Their Website | https://www.iitbhu.ac.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Official.IITBHUVaranasi/
3. IIM Kozhikode
A stellar institution sprawled across a lavish area of 112.5 acres (seriously?!), IIM Kozhikode is huddled on two hillocks in Kerala and is surrounded by an abundance of greenery. Their exquisite campus and exceptional academic offerings are amongst the many factors that make this place a gem, so all you management students, do keep this college in mind!
Where | IIM Kozhikode - IIM Road Kunnamangalam Kozhikode, Kerala
Call Them | +91 4952 809 100
Here’s Their Website | https://www.iimk.ac.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/IIMKKozhikode/
4. King George's Medical University (KGMU/KGMC)
Located in the heart of the city of the Nawabs, King George’s Medical University was built at the beginning of the 20th century and proudly boasts of having Nawabi architecture that is a delight to look at! Various departments and buildings came up on the campus in the last 100 years, where the intricate architecture is beautifully blended with modern elements. Let’s just say if you’re planning to take admission here, you’re one helluva lucky human!
Where | King George's Medical University (KGMU/KGMC) - Shah Mina Road, Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Call Them | +91 5222 258 880
Here’s Their Website | https://www.kgmu.org/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/kgmulucknow/?ref=page_internal
5. Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan
Perched atop the scenic hills of Solan in Himachal Pradesh lies this state university that is spread over 25 acres of land. We’re in awe of their appealing campus overlooking the entire valley, and we’re sure you’re gonna love it if you see this campus yourself! Some of the courses offered by them include Bachelor Of Pharmacy, Master Of Pharmacy and various other doctoral programs, so if you’re interested in these, this college is right up your alley. P.S. - Shimla is just a short drive away for those crazy weekends *wink wink*!
Where | Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan - Waknaghat, Himachal Pradesh
Call Them | +91 1792 257 999
Here’s Their Website | http://juit.ac.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/JUITWSolan/
6. St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, falls under the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee after it was recognized as a heritage building (nice!). The remarkable architecture in Indo-Gothic style coupled with several large trees in the vicinity makes it worth the hype! Oh, and did you know that several scenes from Main Hoon Na, Paa, Lust Stories, Kabir Singh, Student Of The Year 2 and Sacred Games 2 were also shot here. Cool, no? Go check out this legendary college for yourself!
Where | St. Xavier's College, Mumbai - 5, Mahapalika Marg, Dhobi Talao, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai
Call Them | +91 2222 620 662
Here’s Their Website | http://xaviers.edu/main/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/sxcbom/
7. Presidency College, Kolkata
Picture Credits: Anirban Kundu
One of the earliest institutions of higher learning in Asia that was established in 1817 (Woah), this reputed college has been home to famous alumni like Satyajit Ray, Swami Vivekananda, Amartya Sen, Jagdish Chandra Bose and many, many more luminaries. The impressive building, made of British elements, gives us major old school feels, so if you’re planning on studying here, we totes envy you!
Where | Presidency College, Kolkata - 86, 1, College Street, Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal
Call Them | +91 3340 529 999
Here’s Their Website | https://www.presiuniv.ac.in/web/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Presidency-College-Kolkata-181078455247875/
8. Amity University
Oh, Amity! We fell in love with the gigantic and spectacular Amity campus that’s also maintained extremely well! You’ll find several restaurants inside the campus like Cafe Coffee Day, Subway, Domino’s, Mrs Kaur Cookies, Bikano amongst others. They offer a plethora of courses like Journalism, Law, Health Sciences, Management, Mass Communication, Psychology & Behavioural Science that you can opt for!
Where | Amity University - Amity Road, Sector 125, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Call Them | +91 1204 392 000
Here’s Their Website | https://www.amity.edu/index.aspx
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/amityuni/
9. BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus
Picture Credits: Priyanshu Gupta
The party capital of India is also home to BITS Pilani which will stun you with their state-of-the-art infrastructure! Sharing a border with the serene Zuari River and surrounded by hillocks and flourishing forests, this campus houses academic and administrative offices, guest houses, hostels for boys and girls, a medical centre, a playground and even a shopping centre - eh, do we even need to go on? We think not!
Where | BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus - NH17B, Zuarinagar, Sancoale Goa
Call Them | +91 8322 580 101
Here’s Their Website | https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/goa/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/bitsgoaofficial/
10. Fergusson College, Pune
Picture Credits: Ajit Bhong
This famous college in Pune was first set up in 1990 and is of great significance in the history of education in India. The Gothic-style building represents the antiquity of Poona, wherein the NM Wadia amphitheatre and the Bai Jerbai Wadia Library have become mighty landmarks of the college. If you’re planning to study there, then you’re in for a visual treat as well as quality education!
Where | Fergusson College, Pune - FC Road, Pune, Maharashtra
Call Them | +91 2025 654 212
Here’s Their Website | https://www.fergusson.edu/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/fergussoncollege/
That was our list, folks! Which campus did you like the most? Let us know in the comments below!