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Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi

About Faculty of Fine Arts - Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi

Established in 1951, Faculty of Fine Arts - Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi is a constituent department of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi and managed by the University Committee.

The department is Art Institute by Abul Kalam who laid its foundation at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. It is one of the leading institutions in Fine Arts.

The department run courses under the Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Act, 1956.

The department aims to prepare the students for creative and applied responsibilities in the world of art and design.

It is a co-educational State Govt. Institute, providing regular courses in which is located in the urban part of Delhi played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.

The Arts department became the Department of Art and Craft Education and a part of the Teacher's Training College in 1967.

Subsequently, in 1980-81, it was granted the status of Department of Fine Arts and Art Education and professional courses (BFA) in Painting, Applied Art, and Sculpture was started.

Later, B.A (Hons.) course in Art and Art Education was modified to B.F.A in Art Education to provide a comprehensive degree program for art teachers.

The department has received many awards and accolades at a city, state and national level for their educational advancements also received the numbers of achievements awards in the field of sports and curricular activities under the Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi.

Also, Faculty of Fine Arts is widely recognized as a national leader in Fine Arts study and research.

At present, the department offers 4 years of the program in Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and 2 years of Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Courses.

On December 3, 2007, it was declared as Faculty of Fine Arts and comprises following departments. They are:

  • Department of Applied Art
  • Department of Painting
  • Department of Sculpture
  • Department of Art Education
  • Department of Art History and Art Appreciation
  • Department of Graphic Art

The department has its own selection process, unlike the other colleges under Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi where prospective applicants are expected to fill in their interests and academic achievements.

Admissions here done are based on the merit obtained by the aspirants with the minimum aggregate of 50% in their previous courses in the relevant field.

Such candidates should examine whether their percentage marks (Best of Four/PCB/PCM, whichever is applicable) falls within the cut- off percentage declared by the college for admission in different courses.

University examinations of different courses, examinations conducted by Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi and various other examinations are held in the college premises.

  • The department has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The department has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping, and beautiful flower-beds
  • The department has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The department has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The department has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground, & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The department has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The department has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet & Wi-fi facilities may be availed for the students and teachers as per their needs
  • Transportation facility is available for students
  • The department has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The department has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The department also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The department consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Full Time 4 Years 10+2
Master of Fine Arts Full Time 2 Years BFA / Qualifying Bachelor's Degree
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Students Union
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Guidance
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training
  • Operation Theater





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