The School has its own independent building in the campus. It has become the first choice among incoming students from both Karnataka and the rest of India. The Professional Architects prefer R V Graduates for Employment. The core success of the School lies in its unrelenting rigour and focus on teaching and learning. The School has developed as a Centre for Quality Improvement Programme, Centre for Continuing Education Programme, Research Center under the Visvesvaraya Technological University and also a Consultancy Centre. Academic rigour in the School is legendary which is known in the academic and professional circles across the country. The selection of Teaching Faculty-Full time as well as visiting is done by the Director by hand picking them based on their talent. A thorough investigation is made into the background, attitude, skill levels and professional standing through peer review. Each faculty is expected to specialize in a certain area of study in architecture. For example, ‘Professional Practice’ is taught only by faculty who run an architectural practice on a day to day basis and are exposed to all the dimensions of architectural practice.