10 Most Beautiful Colleges in India
Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, is located on the northern bank of the river Brahmaputra and is spread over an area of 285 hectares. This institute is set in a land lying in the midst of Brahmaputra river and hills and vast open spaces. This campus is a perfect place for the students to learn and relax.
Many migratory birds are seen visiting the vicinity of this campus and they greatly add to the scenic beauty of this campus.
Indian Institute of Science
Located in Bangalore, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) came into existence in the year 1909. This institute houses various exotic and indigenous species of plants. The campus houses about 110 varieties of woody plants.
The institute has more than 40 departments, all of which are marked by routes like the Nilgiri Marg, the Ashoka Marg, the Badami Marg, the Silver Oak Marg etc.
Forest Research Institute
CG Blomfield was the man who designed Forest Research Institute. The Greeko Roman architecture can be very evidently seen in all the structures within the campus. The inauguration of this institute took place in the year 1929 and the main building of this institute has been declared as a “National Heritage” site.
Forest Research Institute is situated in the Doon Valley and is spread over an area of about 1300 acres. Lush green forests and highly-maintained gardens constitute the scenic beauty of the campus.
Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee came into existence in 1850’s and glimpses of British architecture can be seen in the administrative block of this institute. The college has a lush green campus which comprises of roads with huge trees bordering them, gardens and beautiful pedestrian walkways.
The campus also has a temple, a mosque and a church inside it. This institute has a very extensive library which is spread over four floors. The hostels, which are almost 7-8 stories high, are very well equipped with modern facilities like swimming pool, basketball courts, lawn tennis, football and hockey grounds etc. An army quarters is also built inside the campus.
Located on Western bank of Dal Lake, National Institute of Technology-Srinagar is surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Himalayas. The institute provides excellent accommodation facilities to boys and girls and is also equipped with facilities like NCC, NSS, Bank, Shopping Complex, Recreational Centre, Dispensary with Ambulance, Guest House, gym, telephone booths and many other services
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology
Established in the year 1997, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology located in Majitar, Rangpo East Sikkim, has a beautiful campus bordered by green hills. Situated on the bans of river Teesta, this engineering college is a perfect place for learning.
Considered one of the top engineering colleges in India, IIT Kharagpur also has a breathing campus. Build under the supervision of Swiss architect, Werner M Moser, this institute is full of picturesque places. The campus is spread over an area of about 2,100 acres.
The campus has places like Nehru Museum, Old Prison Cells, Martyrs Memorial and Hijli Shahid Bhavan, which are sites representing historical events. The student’s Gymkhana is also a very popular place in this college.
RKM Engineering College
Spread over an area of 60 acres of land, RKM Engineering College is a unique engineering institute that has an energy park within the campus. The solar energy generated in this energy park is utilized to pump water and generate lighting in some areas of the campus.
Water Harvesting and recycling of waste water is done in this campus. This increases the level of groundwater. This campus has variety of ornamental plants and shady trees that add to the scenic beauty of this college.
BITS Pilani Goa
The beautiful campus of BITS Pilani Goa is surrounded by waterways, forests, hillocks and landscape. The campus is in vicinity of the Zuari river. The campus is situated in an area of over 180 acres. The campus is equipped with modern facilities like shopping complex, bank, cafeteria, spacious labs, computer centers etc.
IIT Bombay, one India’s premier engineering institutes, is located between Vihar and Powai lakes. The campus encloses various natural landscapes like Sameer hill- situated near to the lakes. Since the institute is located in the close vicinity of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, animals like leopards, panthers and gharials can be spotted near the banks of the Powai lake.