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Top 8 Colleges in India to Study Photography

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Photography is a profession that is catching up popularity today with the advent of digitisation and social networking platforms where photographs of one another are celebrated by friends and acquaintances. Are you looking to study what it takes to capture lively moments with full of life. Are you eager to learn the lighting techniques required for a perfect picture?

If you have that burning passion in you, to learn photography, here are the top colleges in India that you can look up to, to study the enthralling subject through the eyes of a photographer. Go through them all and choose the best one for you. 

Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts

Location

Mumbai

About the College

Affiliated with the University of Mumbai since 1981, it is recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education. The specialized areas covered are Lettering-Typography, Illustration, Photography, Computer Graphics and the Exhibition Design & Stage Craft.

Name of the Course

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Eligibility

Should have a pass percentage in Higher Secondary Examination

Course Duration

4 years

 

The One Goa School

Location

Goa

About the College

The One School Goa is an interdisciplinary creative media school. Its courses are designed for the entertainment, media and the edutainment industry. Their mission is to strengthen students' abilities in creative and critical thinking by combining rigorous studio art practice with innovative academics.

Name of the course

Integrated photography

Eligibility

Candidates must have a passion for photography

Course Duration

Three years

 

Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT)

Location

Noida

About the College

The campus of AAFT is surrounded by lakes, ponds, hills, the banks of the Yamuna river, Massoori village on the Ghaziabad Hapur stretch, bewitching gardens available at the Marwah Studios. It is situated in the film city of Noida. The film school aims at holistic and realistic teaching.

Name of the course

Diploma in Still Photography & Photojournalism

Eligibility

Good score in 10+2

Course Duration

Three months

 

Light and Life Academy

Location

Ooty

About the College

The college is spread over 40,000 sq ft area on top of a hill at Ooty. Built by an award winning and renowned architect, the college looks all lighted and decked up in the evening.

Name of the course

Professional Photojournalism
PG Diploma in Professional Photography

Course Duration

6 months for Professional Photojournalism
1 year for PG Diploma

 

Osmania University

Location

Hyderabad

About the College

Founded by Nawab Osman Ali Khan, seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, the Osmania University got its name after him. It has 300,000 students pursuing their higher studies on its Campus, constituent, Affiliated colleges and District Centres.

Name of the course

BFA

Course Duration

Three years

 

Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University

Location

Hyderabad

About the College

Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University is merged with Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. The college attained its independent status as the College of Fine Arts exclusively devoted for the development of Applied Art, Painting, Sculpture, Photography & Animation.

Name of the Course

BFA (Photography and Visual Communication)

Eligibility

Should have passed 10+2

Duration

Three years

 

The Indian Institute of Digital Art and Animation

Location

Delhi

About the College

Established in 2008, the Indian Institute of Digital Art & Animation is a unit of IIDAA Educational Trust. IIDAA is affiliated to West Bengal State Council of Technical Education, Government of West Bengal, for Diploma courses; Gulbarga University and KSO University, Government of Karnataka, for full time Degree courses.

Name of the Course

  • Bsc Film and Photography
  • Diploma Film and Photography
  • PG Diploma Film and Photography

Eligibility

Should have passed 10+2

Course Duration

  • Three years for PG
  • One year for diploma and PG Diploma

Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Communication (SACAC)

Location

New Delhi

About the College

Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Communication was founded in 2003 as an institute of media arts and mass communication in Delhi, with the desire to shape generations of media professionals who can think creatively, work consciously and communicate powerfully.

Name of the Course

Diploma in Photography

Eligibility

10+2 pass out

Course Duration

One Year

 

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