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BFA

BFA- Bachelor of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts is an undergraduate degree course. It gives out with the study of Visual or Performing Arts. It is  also concerned as a Bachelor of Visual Arts (BVA). The study of Visual Arts contains subjects such as painting, sculpture, photography, literature, animation, etc. Moreover, the study of Performing Arts imply subjects such as dance, theatre and music. BFA continually requires an area of specialisation to be selected by the candidate as per their interest. BFA is typically a three to four year duration course. BFA can be pursued as a full-time, part-time, online or distance-learning programme. BFA course not only educates but alters the skills of candidates to enable them become artists in their chosen field. 

BFA Course Highlight:

Course Level

Undergraduate

Full Form

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Duration

4 years

Examination type

Semester Based

Eligibility

A minimum of 50% in Class 12 in any stream

Admission Process

Merit Based/ Entrance Examination

Course Fee

INR 1,00,000-3,00,000

Average Salary

INR 3-6 LPA

Top Recruiting Companies

Design, Film, Theatre, Teaching, Animation, Educational Institutions, etc.

Job Positions

Visual designer, Fine Artist, Art Teacher,Graphic Designer, Painter, Editor, Art Critic, Illustrator etc.

BFA Colleges:

Eligibility Criteria:

BFA Admission Process: 

Students can infuse the admission form for many colleges offering BFA degrees. Some institutes called for students to have scored a minimum of 50% marks in-between, others are not so fixed and anyone who has passed their 12th exams is eligible to apply. 

Entrance Exam:

Syllabus:

First Year:

Aesthetics

Portrait Painting

Illustration

History & Appreciation of Art

Painting from Full Figure

Poster Design

Methods & Materials1

Composition Painting

Press Advertisement

Second Year:

Specialization Courses

Graphics Printmaking

Magazine Advertisement

Environmental Education

Composition A

Composition B, dimensional, stone and wood carving

Methods & Materials 2

Ceramics & Moulds

Aesthetics 2

Third Year:

Specialization Courses 2

History & Appreciation

Composition Painting 3

Method & Materials 2

Life Study

Drawing 3

Aesthetics 2

Printmaking

Indian Aesthetic, Portrait Painting

BFA Specialisations

Painting

Applied Arts

Plastic Arts

Pottery & Ceramics

Textile Design

Music

Drama & Theatre

Digital Arts

Calligraphy

Cartooning

Dance

Graphic Designing

Illustration

Photography

Printmaking

Sculpture

 

BFA Theory Subjects

English

Hindi

Punjabi

Cultural History of India

Health Education

History of Indian Art

Environmental Studies

Basics of Computer Fundamentals

Aesthetics

Design & Communication Practice

Human Values & Professional Ethics

Market Research

Mural

Visual Graphics

BFA Practical Subjects

Geometry Perspective

Sketching & Drawing

Painting

Design

Lettering Layout

Clay Modelling & Sculpture

Printmaking

2D Art & Design

Computer Graphics

Communication Illustration

Communication Design

Advertising Art

Market Research

Visual Arts Process & Practices

 

Job Profile:

There are various private as well as government sectors that employ BFA graduates. These include: