Established in the year 2016, Centre For Design Excellence (CODE), Jaipur is the constituent of Vivekananda Global University (VGU). The institute is established by Rajasthan State Assembly Act. It has become one of the premier and preferred institutes of Design & Architecture Education in the country. CODE Jaipur courses under B.Des, M.Des, B.Des+MBA and B.Arch degrees. Additionally, the institute also offers Diploma and PhD programs. Admission is done through an online application. The candidates are selected on the basis of valid marks obtained in NATA, UCEED, JEE Paper 2. CODE Jaipur also conducts an aptitude entrance examination by the De-CODE exam. 

CODE Jaipur provides practical exposure through industrial tie-ups. Some of the industrial partners include Credai, National Infra Projects, Lavanya, Midas Touch Creations, Anukampa, Ashiana, Bosch, Frozen Music,, f.Salon, Bunkstop, etc. The institute has over 6 academic collaborations, more than 30 industrial tie-ups and 15+ professionals. The institute has collaborated with international universities like Edinburgh Napier University, Tennessee State University, University of Wolverhampton, Leland Stanford Junior University, etc.

Centre For Design Excellence Highlights

Institute Type Private
Approved by COA, UGC
Courses Offered UG, PG, Diploma & PhD
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance-Based
Entrance Test National: UCEED, NATA, JEE Paper 2
Institute: DECODE
Official Website
Admission Helpdesk 6376546168
Address VGU & VIT CampusSector 36, NRI Road, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India 303 012

Centre For Design Excellence Awards

  • Awarded as University of the Year - West in 14th ASSOCHAM National Education Summit 2021.
  • Ranked 1st in Rajasthan among Top 25 colleges of India by ARIIA.
  • Most preferred institute for Architecture, Fashion and Interior Design at 12th National Education Summit 2019.
  • Rated 4.5 for Innovation and Entrepreneurship by the Ministry of Education, GOI 2019-20.
  • Certified as a Global League Institute 2019-20.
  • Awarded as Best Emerging University of Rajasthan 2019 by 5th Dialogue India Academic Conclave.
  • Excellence in Teaching Methodology 2019 by 94.3 My FM.

Words of CODE Students

“Life at CODE is so much fun learning beyond textbooks. Studying at code gave me the opportunity to work on different projects which helped my designing skills flourish professionally. I undoubtedly can further explore my design & architectural skills at CODE.”
- Khushi Vyas (B.Arch 3rd year)

“If I have to describe CODE in 2 words, they’ll be consistently evolving. CODE is just not an institution, it welcomes the world and it is our home. Live Dome construction in Bamboo, Clay Modelling, and Parametric Design Workshops, etc helped us to learn how the work is done practically.”
- Rohit Meena (B.Arch 4th year)

“Stepping in at CODE was the best decision of my life as there is so much to learn and experience. We often find ourselves juggling between events, interacting with designers & getting mentored for the real world by our mentors at CODE.”
- Angel Mutha (Interior & Product Design 3rd year)

“Centre for Design Excellence has been a great help in shaping me as a designer and my personal & technical skills. I personally believe that the collective efforts of students and highly professional faculty have added on to our overall learning at CODE.”
- Karanveer Singh (Interior and Product Design 3rd year)

“I see my designing skills, creativity & professionalism increasing day by day. It is a great learning experience at CODE with the experienced & very well-informed faculty members as our mentors. I have improved my skills and I believe I'll be at a higher peak once I graduate from CODE.”
- Chavi Gautam (Interior and Product design + M.B.A 2nd year)

“CODE has helped me discover my hidden creativity and develop my interest in design. CODE believes in ‘learning by doing’ and workshops such as art Installation, carpentry workshop, model making, Brick construction workshop and many more which are conducted by CODE. Serve as a great learning facility.”
- Hritik Allahbadi (B.Arch 3rd year)

Centre For Design Excellence Courses

CODE offers UG, PG, Diploma, PhD Courses in the discipline of Design, Architecture, Planning, etc. Some of the courses are tabulated below:

Course Specialization Eligibility
B.Arch - 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks + Obtained a valid score in NATA/JEE Paper 2
B.Des Fashion & Textile, Interior & Product, Graphics & Communication 10+2 with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks + Obtained a valid score in DECODE/UCEED
B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication 10+2 from a recognized board
B.Des+MBA - 10+2 with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks + Obtained a valid score in DECODE
M.Plan - B-Arch/B.Plan/M.A. Economics/M.A.Geography with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
M.Des Sustainable Design, UX Design B.Arch/B.Des/B.Tech/UX with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Diploma Fashion Design, Interior Design, Event Design, Digital Marketing 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks + Obtained a valid score in NATA/JEE Paper 2
PhD - Master’s with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks + Obtained a valid score in NATA/JEE Paper 2

Check: CODE VGU Jaipur Courses & Fees

Centre For Design Excellence Admission

The admission can be done through online and offline mode. Follow the steps below to apply for the same:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the institute and select the Centre For Design Excellence and select the “Admission”.

Step 2: Click on “How to Apply?”

Step 3: Select the registration page and enter the name, email, mark detail, contact number in the given form.

Step 5: Provide all the supporting documents.

Step 6: Click on “Submit”.

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected on the basis of the following entrance examinations:

Course Entrance Test
B.Arch, Diploma, PhD NATAJEE Paper 2

Centre For Design Excellence Facilities

The institution has the following state of the art facilities for its students and faculty members:

Library: VGU has a learning resource center which is on two floors and separately situated. It houses a rich collection of more than 3000 books and 1500 E-books. The library has given access to more than 200 e-journals and also to web based video courses, prepared by the professors of leading institutes of the country. Simultaneously gives access to 60 students to work on computers as well as to read the books.

Hostel: VGU provides separate hostel facilities for boys and girls with all facilities such as water purifying system, gymnasium, TV room and indoor games facility, magazine, newspaper reading,24 hrs wifi and Geysers. Mess facility with hygienic, nutritious meals and snacks are also provided.

Sports Complex: The institute has the facilities of Badminton Court, Basketball Court, Cricket Ground, Football Ground, Table Tennis, Hockey Ground, Volleyball Court.

  • Other Facilities:
    • Labs
    • Cafeteria
    • Gym
    • Hospital / Medical Facilities
    • Wi-Fi Campus
    • Shuttle Service
    • Auditorium
    • Convenience Store
    • Stationery
    • ATM

Check: CODE VGU Jaipur Hostel Fees

Centre For Design Excellence Faculty

Centre For Design Excellence has a faculty of highly qualified managers, academicians and administrators. The faculty at CODE is the best in class and includes some of the most academically qualified individuals. All members are highly experienced and encourage students to learn through innovative methods for better clarification of concepts. The institute has a total of 32 experienced faculty members.

CheckCODE VGU Jaipur Faculty

Centre For Design Excellence FAQs

Ques. Is NATA necessary in B.Arch for admission at CODE Jaipur?

Ans. Yes, NATA is necessary for taking admission in B.Arch. You can apply for NATA online.

Ques. What is the fees structure of the B.Arch course at CODE VGU?

Ans. The fees structure of the B.Arch course at CODE VGU is INR 1,25,000.

Ques. Why should I join CODE Jaipur?

Ans. The key benefits of joining CODE VGU Jaipur is as follows:

  • 35+ Industrial Tie-ups for internships and placements
  • 6+ academic collaborations for training and curriculum updation
  • 25+ lacs of consultancy projects completed through CODE Consultancy Cell (C-CUBE)
  • Dedicated and experienced faculty members with a 1:3 faculty-student ratio.Practical exposure through Industrial Tie Ups.
  • Live Demonstration of Practical Concepts.Knowledge sharing and Guidance from COA, BNCA, IIA, IIID, IGBC, INTACH, IBC, D2O, ISHRAE, ASSOCHAM.
  • Regular exposure and interaction with students of other pioneer education institutes during STAMBH.
  • De-CODE, field visits, campus visits and workshops.
  • Advance Module-based teaching designed by pedagogical experts.
  • State of Art infrastructure and laboratories like Advance CAD lab, Metallurgy lab, Carpentry lab, Model Making Apparatus, Pattern Making Lab, and Fabric Technology Lab.
  • Semester-long student exchange program for international exposure with 5 Forbes listed universities.
  • Various in-house developed platforms like C-CUBE, VBSC, SVARUCHI KENDRA, DESIGN ADDA, ART BROOK, and 19+ students driven clubs.
  • Digital Learning via TCS iON LX.

Ques. Does CODE Jaipur provide placement assistance?

Ans. Yes. Center for Design Excellence provides placement assistance by conducting training sessions for students. The institute provides internships to its students to give practical exposure.

Ques. What is DECODE?

Ans. DECODE is the Design Aptitude Test conducted by Center for Design Excellence (CODE) every year to shortlist the applicants for its programs in Fashion & Textile Design, Interior & Product Design and Graphics & Communication Design for its partner universities campus across India. 

Ques. What are the job opportunities offered after completing B.Des?

Ans. Some of the job opportunities offered after completion of B.Des program is as follows:

Fashion Design Fashion Designer, Fashion Stylist, Pattern Maker, Fashion Illustrator, Fashion Entrepreneur, Fashion Merchandiser
Interior Design Entrepreneurs, Corporate Designer, Hospitality Designer, Visual Merchandiser, Interior Designer, Interior Stylist, Exhibition Designer, Furniture Manufacturers, Furniture Designer, Real Estate, Architects, Product Designer
Lifestyle Accessory Design Accessory Designer, Fashion Stylist, Product Designer, Brand Manager