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University of Mumbai, Mumbai

About Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art

Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai started operations in the premises of Sir J. J. School of Art from 1935 onwards and was awarded independent institute status in 1961.

The Institute is leading to the Bachelor of Fine Art Course and Postgraduate course of Master in Fine Art.

The Institute is affiliated with University of Mumbai, Mumbai. It is recognized and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

It is a co-educational private Institute aims at providing regular courses and specialized training Visual Communication. The specialized areas covered are Lettering-Typography, Illustration, Photography, Computer Graphics and the Exhibition Design & Stage Craft. It is located in the urban part of Mumbai played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.

The Institute 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 University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

The Institute received awards from the Govt. as a Government Cash prize to the meritorious students of this institute awarded annually to them, whose work is found outstanding at the Annual Art Exhibition of the students work.

At present, the Institute offers 4 years of the undergraduate program in Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and 2 years of the postgraduate program in Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and research program.

The Institute has its own selection process under Directorate of Art, Maharashtra State, Mumbai. The college has an online application process where prospective applicants are expected to fill in their interests and academic achievements.

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 Institute for admission in different courses.

University examinations of different courses, examinations conducted by the University of Mumbai, Mumbai, and various other examinations are held in the Institute premises.


  • Increase high-quality opportunities for arts learning in both formal and informal settings and in-school and after-school programming, including distance learning
  • Increase accessibility to a variety of arts education disciplines and experiences for learners of all ages, abilities, and geographic locations
  • Expand the number of statewide organizations that address the needs of our state’s growing population of mature and lifelong learners
  • The Institute has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The Institute has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping, and beautiful flower-beds
  • The Institute has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The Institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The Institute has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, multipurpose halls, playground etc
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The Institute 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 Institute 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
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The Institute 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 institution 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
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • 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
  • The Institute also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
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
Additional Courses
Streams Mode Duration
Apprentice Training Course in Photography Part Time 1 Year
Apprentice Training Course in Interior Decoration Part Time 1 Year
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