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Courses and Eligibility
No strict education requirements but one must have is painting skills and techniques. Many painters study fine arts as subject in graduation and post graduation.
One can begin as BA in Painting (3 years) or Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) (4 years). 10+2 students of any stream are eligible for these courses.
Diploma in Painting can also be done and the duration is two years.
At the post graduation level the course offered is MFA. The duration of this course is two years. BFA pass students are eligible for MFA course.
Many other short duration courses are also offered by universities and colleges all over India.
Institutions of repute take their own aptitude test/Entrance exam to select students for their courses.
Government universities charge around Rs 25,000 as fee for a year.
Top Colleges to study BFA Painting After 12th
Institutes and Colleges for Fine Arts Course:
- College of Art, Delhi University, BFA (4 Years) ( Painting, Applied Art, Print Making, Art History, Visual Commuicaion and MFA Admission through Entrance Test
- Sir J.J.School of Art,Mumbai Offers BFA Painting(30), BFA Textile Design(15) BFA Interior Decoration (15), BFA Sculpture(05), BFA Metal Work(05), BFA Ceramics (05)
- Sir J.J.Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai Offers BFA Applied Art(100)
- Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi. Offers BFA and MFA
- Government Chitrakala Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur Offers BFA Applied Art (30), BFA Painting (30)
- Government School of Art, AurangabadOffers BFA Applied Art (35), BFA Painting (15), BFA Textile Design(15)
- RACHANA SANSAD COLLEGE OF APPLIED ART & CRAFT, Mumbai Offers BFA Applied Art (60)
- PADMASHREE D. Y. PATIL COLLEGE OF APPLIED ART & CRAFT, Pune Offers BFA Applied Art (60)
- BHARATI VIDYAPEETH'S COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS,PUNE offers BFA Applied Art (60)
- Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati, Shantiniketan, West Bengal, BFA, MFA and other courses.
- Faculty of Fine arts, MS university Baroda, BFA, MFA and other courses.
- Faculty of Fine Art, BHU, Varanasi, BFA (4 Years) admission through Entrance Test, MFA and other courses.
- Punjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh, BFA (4 Years), other courses.
- Nagpur University, Nagpur
- University of Jammu, Jammu
- Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, BFA (4 Years) admission through Entrance Test, MFA and other courses are also offered.
- Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam
- Goa College of art, Panaji, Goa, Admission through entrance test.
- Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, Admission through entrance.
- University of Bombay, Fort Mumbai, BFA ((5 years), admission through Entrance Test
- Dr. B R Ambedkar, Marathwada University, Aurangabad
- Govt College of Art & Craft, Chennai
- College of Fine Art Kumara Kurupa Road, Bangalore
- College of Fine Art, Palayam, Trivandrum
- University of Mysore, Crawford Hall, Mysore