A number of factors play on the minds of the students while short listing their dream college. Some of the common factors that influence the choice of graduation colleges include the placement record and the quality of faculties. While these factors must always be given preference, there is another factor which, if kept in mind, would ensure that your 3 / 4 years of college give you a lifetime of memories to cherish. This factor is 'beautiful campus'! Some Indian colleges are blessed to have a picturesque campus. If you are a student in one of these, you can't be blamed if you stay back in the college even during the vacations!
Here is a list of the most beautiful college campuses in the country "“
- Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Considered as one of the premier engineering institutes in the country, IIT Guwahati is located close to the iconic Brahmaputra River. Apart from its bright students, the campus is also famous for a host of migratory birds that make the campus their home each year.
Forest Research Institute, Dehradun
Used as a setting in a number of well known Bollywood movies, including Student of the Year, the Forest Research Institute's building is considered a 'National Heritage'. It also houses 'Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy', where the officers of Indian Forest Services undergo training for a couple of years.
National Institute of Technology, Srinagar
Consider yourself lucky if you got an admission in this amazing institute. In the winters, the snowfall covers the institute and makes the campus a sight to behold. Equipped with a number of facilities for the students, this institute is the premier Engineering College in the state.
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
The oldest IIT in the country, the campus of IIT Kharagpur is also one of the most beautiful ones. Designed by Werner D Moser, the Swiss architect, the campus is spread over 2100 acres. Apart from the state of the art laboratories and student facilities, the campus also houses as many as 21 student hostels and the Nehru museum.
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Dubbed as one of the oldest engineering colleges in the country, IIT Roorkee's campus is a delight for the eyes. The lush green campus with huge trees exemplifies the old British architecture. Apart from the Olympic sized swimming pool, the campus is also home to the army quarters.
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Home to a number of exotic plants and trees, this well known institute came into being in the year 1909. Spread across 400 acres, the IISc was conceived by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata. A fully residential campus, the institute has a number of recreational infrastructures in place for the students and the teachers.
The other campuses which could have easily made to this list include Indian Institute of Technology "“ Mumbai, Indian Institute of Technology "“ Chennai, GB Pant Engineering College "“ Pauri Garwal, National Institute of Technology "“ Karnataka and Indian Institute of Management "“ Kozhikode.
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