Every student, no matter how meticulous, gets bored of classes at one point. However, if the campus is lively and beautiful, they need not go outside its boundaries to have a good time. They can go for a walk in the lush green campus or click pictures with their friends against the stunning background to get rid of the monotony.
India is a picturesque country and the same is reflected in its college campuses as well. These institutions are so beautifully built that attending classes here is like being on sets of a big budget movie. Here are 7 most beautiful college campuses in the country:
1. Forest Research Institute (Dehradun)
Situated in the open countryside and surrounded by hills and mountains of Dehradun, Forest Research Institute has a reputation having the most beautiful campus in India. Dehradun has a sub-tropical climate with cool winters, warm and crisp springs, hot summers and a strong monsoon. The main building of the college is styled in Greeko roman architecture and is a national heritage which was inaugurated in 1929. With the outer Himalaya forming its back drop, the institute is perfect for students studying how to save the environment.
2. National Institute of Technology (Hamirpur)
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Situated in beautiful city of Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, this campus of National Institute of Technology has a picturesque surrounding facing snow clad Dhauladhar mountain ranges. Lush green pine trees surround the campus, which is well laid with roads, electric installations, water supply, underground drainage, etc. The place has pleasant weather throughout the year with average temperature being 19 degree Celsius.
3. Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College (Pauri Garhwal)
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No, your eyes are cheating you. This is actually the view from Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College, situated in Pauri which provides a panoramic view of the snow covered Himalayan peaks of Nandadevi and Trisul, Gangotri Group among others. You can witness 180 degree beauty of the Grand Himalayas, laden with snow covered peaks round the year. The stretch across Kandoliya-Tekka along evergreen deodar trees is worth taking a stroll in. The town is visited by tourists, researchers and students from across the world because of its scenic beauty.
4. National Institute of Technology (Srinagar)
Kashmir is said to be the heaven on earth and this center of National Institute of Technology is situated in its capital, Srinagar. The Institute is situated between the banks of world-famous Dal Lake and the Hazratbal Shrine and has surrounding worth dying for. NIT Srinagar is a residential Institute with accommodation facility for its students.
5. National Institute of Technology (Karnataka)
It seems apart from being one of the best colleges in India for engineering, National Institute of Technology also has beautiful centres across the country. NITK lies on the coastal belt of Karnataka, on the National Highway 66, at about 22 kms from Mangalore towards Udupi. Its Karnataka campus is probably the only college in India that has its own private beach, including a lighthouse. Wait, what?
6. Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati)
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The institute is located in the banks of the mighty river Brahmaputra in Guwahati which is one of the most beautiful regions of India. The region provides a rich combination of greenery, scenic beauty, flora and fauna and the cultural treasures of the people that inhabit it. The students have the option of crossing this grand river on a country boat. Places like Ashwaklanta temple, the Dol-Gobinda temple, Dirgheswari temple, etc fall in the vicinity of the institute, including the well known amusement park Accoland, which is just 30 minutes drive from the institute.
7. Indian Institute of Management (Kozhikode)
The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, is situated on two hillocks in the Kunnamangalam Area of ancient city of Calicut in Kerala and is spread over about 111 acres of land. Boasting of one of the most picturesque and oxy-rich campuses in the country, the campus is certainly a delight to study at. As if you needed another reason to study at IIM!
The time spend at college is memorable for any student and with such beautiful surroundings, the experience becomes all the more cherishable.