Faculty of Visual Arts - Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi is a constituent department of Banaras Hindu University, was established in 1916 leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts Course and Postgraduate course of Master in Fine Arts.
It is a premier arts department for advanced training in Visual Art i.e. Creative and Applied Art, under the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and run by Government of Uttar Pradesh.
This department runs courses under the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) 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 Varanasi played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.
The department that the fees and all the facilities for the students are fixed by the government.
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 Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
The department offers 4 years undergraduate program in Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree and 2 years of Master of Fine Arts Courses and also research program.
The department offers courses for advanced training in Visual Art, creative and applied, leading to the Bachelor of Fine Art Course and Postgraduate course of Master in Fine Art.
There are five different Departments in the Faculty of Visual Arts that offers Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) degrees. These are listed below:
The department has its own selection process unlike other colleges under Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. The department has an online application process where prospective applicants are expected to fill in their interests and academic achievements.
Admission here has been done when seekers who have registered with the University are eligible for admissions in the department.
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 the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, and various other examinations are held in the college premises.