Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Crafting Artistry, Nurturing Talents


    The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) programme at K.R. Mangalam University is a hub of artistic exploration and creative expression. It is designed for individuals with a passion for visual arts, seeking to hone their craft and develop their artistic voice. Our programme is distinguished by its commitment to nurturing talent, fostering innovation, and encouraging students to push the boundaries of their creativity.

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

    Programme Highlights

    • Comprehensive Curriculum – Theoretical and practical components, Incorporating current artistic trends and sustainable methods
    • Experienced instructors: Faculty with expertise in the art industry Guidance from experts for practical knowledge
    • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Contemporary art & design practice, workshops, Visit to Professional Artist studios, Access to state-of-the-art technology and software
    • Industry Exposure: Collaborations in an archaeological site Visits, exchange programmes, field trips, Presentations and seminars conducted by professionals from the industry
    • Portfolio Development: Suggestions for a strong portfolio, Opportunities for showcasing work and participating in design contests
    • Global Exposures: Exposure to global Art & Design concepts, styles, and best practices, Exchange programmes aim to expand students’ cultural and professional perspectives.
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    • Exhibition Opportunities: BFA programmes sometimes provide exhibitions or showcase events for students to present their work to the public. This opportunity is beneficial for creating a professional portfolio and forming connections within the art world.
    • Career Placement Support: Strong industry relationships.

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    Creative Visionaries

    in the Making

    The four-year, dynamic Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) programme provides a thorough education in the visual arts. A strong foundation in creative methods, visual expression, and critical thinking is what the curriculum aims to impart to pupils. First-year BFA students take foundational courses in drawing, design, and art history. Students can advance their skills in digital art, photography, sculpture etc.

    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Fundamental of Visual Arts -I
    • Introduction to Sketching
    • History of Art- I
    • Fundamental of Computer Graphics-I
    • Environmental Studies + Disaster Management
    • New Age Life Skills- I
    • Mural
    • Open Elective
    • Fundamental of Visual Arts -II
    • Material Exploration
    • History of Art- II
    • Fundamental of Computer Graphics-II
    • Fundamental of Computer Graphics-II
    • Introduction to Print Making
    • New Age Life Skills- II
    • Open Elective
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Sketching and Drawing-I
    • Painting-I / Applied Art-I
    • Computer Graphics-I
    • History of Art- III
    • AEC-III
    • Open Elective
    • Value-Added Course
    • Sketching and Drawing-II
    • Painting-II / Applied Art-II
    • Computer Graphics-II
    • History of Art- IV
    • Open Elective
    • Value-Added Course
    • Clay Modelling & Pottery
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Collage/Mix Media & Composition -I / Drawing & Illustration-I
    • Painting-III / Applied Art-III
    • Computer Graphics-III
    • Sculpture Workshop / Communication Design
    • History of Art- V
    • Value-Added Course
    • Collage/Mix Media & Composition -II / Drawing & Illustration-II
    • Painting-IV / Applied Art-IV
    • Computer Graphics-IV
    • Elective-I
    • History of Art- VI
    • Portfolio Development
    • Summer Internship
    Semester 7
    Semester 8
    • History of Art- VII
    • Painting-V / Applied Art-V
    • Aesthetics of Space & Display (Public Engagement)
    • Summer Internship Project
    • Research Project-I
    • History of Art- VIII
    • Painting-VI / Applied Art-VI
    • Self Curation & Exhibition
    • Elective-II
    • Research Project-II

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    At K.R. Mangalam University, our commitment is to empower students pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) to embark on a creative journey that leads to promising career opportunities in the world of visual arts. Our BFA programme is not just about nurturing artistic talent; it’s about making our students industry-ready from day one.

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    Career Options

    The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) programme at K.R. Mangalam University is a gateway to a world of creative opportunities where graduates are equipped with a versatile skill set and a passion for artistic expression. While the possibilities are vast, here are four key career paths that BFA graduates can explore:

    • Professional Artist: Immerse yourself in the world of art as a professional artist, creating and showcasing your work in galleries, exhibitions, and even international art fairs.
    • Art Educator: Inspire the next generation of artists by becoming an art educator, sharing your knowledge and nurturing young talents in schools, colleges, or art institutions.
    • Curator and Gallery Manager: Dive into the realm of art curation, managing galleries, and organizing exhibitions to bring art to the public and support emerging artists.
    • Art Director and Designer: Shape visual narratives as an art director or designer, working in fields such as advertising, film, fashion, or graphic design, and infusing your creative touch into projects.

    Hear straight from our Students


    The university's commitment to fostering a supportive community is evident through the numerous exhibitions, workshops, and cultural events that provide students with platforms to showcase their work. The encouragement to participate in national and international competitions has not only boosted my confidence but also allowed me to benchmark my skills against a broader talent pool.


    The emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration is another aspect that sets KR Mangalam University apart. The opportunities to work with students from other disciplines foster a diverse and stimulating creative environment. This collaborative approach has broadened my perspective and enhanced my ability to express ideas through various artistic mediums.


    One of the standout features of the programme is the state-of-the-art facilities and resources available to students. The well-equipped studios, exhibition spaces, and access to cutting-edge technology have significantly enriched my learning journey. The university's commitment to staying abreast of industry trends ensures that students are well-prepared for the dynamic field of fine arts.


    I am thrilled to share my overwhelmingly positive experience as a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) programme at K.R. Mangalam University. The curriculum is thoughtfully crafted, providing a perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical experience. The dedicated faculty members are not only accomplished artists but also exceptional educators who are passionate about nurturing the creative potential in each student.


    • Design and Integration

      Work collaboratively toward design resolution which integrates an understanding of the requirements, contextual and environmental connections, construction systems and services with responsible approach to environmental, historical and cultural conservation.


    • Creative Work

      Produce professional quality creative presentations and artistic works.


    • Critical Analysis

      Demonstrate critical thinking through a self-reflective process of conceptualization and design thinking that is open to consideration of alternative perspectives by analysing, evaluating, and synthesizing ideas and information.


    • Employability and Interdisciplinary Approach

      Students can work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team in the building and design industry.


    • Conduct

      Work in a manner that is consistent with the accepted professional standards and ethical responsibilities. Conduct independent and directed research to gather information related to the problems in design and allied fields.


    • Communication and Teamwork

      Apply visual and verbal communication skills at various stages of the design and delivery process. Also work as an integral member in collaboration with multi-disciplinary design and execution teams in the building and design industry.


    • Life-long learning

      Thrive in a rigorous intellectual climate which promotes inquiry through observation and research and to show curiosity to learn about new developments in design.


    • We aim to educate artists who possess both advanced technical skills and a strong social consciousness, enabling them to effectively respond to the evolving needs of our society through their artistic endeavours.


    • The objective is to cultivate artists who possess a strong sense of responsibility and ethical conduct, ensuring their commitment to professional standards and ideals.


    • The purpose of this course is to educate artists on efficient team and client/collectors management, as well as the establishment of a welcoming work atmosphere.


    • The objective is to cultivate the ability to engage in analytical, critical, and logical thinking in order to enable individuals to make sound decisions, exhibit innovative thinking, and progress intellectually.


    • To facilitate the growth of artists' abilities to engage with fellow professionals across various aspects of their craft and to proficiently communicate with their peers.


    • The objective to provide artists with the essential expertise to effectively utilise contemporary software and technology in their drawing, presentation, and design workflows.


    • Produce significant artwork that is in great demand within the realm of creative expression; students will acquire the ability to generate such artwork.


    • Students will acquire expertise in the tools and software employed in the entertainment industry, as well as in emerging technologies designed to enhance the overall experience.


    • Through their artistic endeavours, students will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the essential elements of storytelling, and they will use these skills by creating painstaking and precise works.


    • Students will demonstrate their creative ability and contribute to intellectual practice by investigating novel concepts and offering innovative views.


    • Within this curriculum that focuses on practical application, students will showcase their artistic proficiency and understanding by creating designs of exceptional quality.


    • The student community will set the standard for professionalism and industry norms, which will eventually be adopted by the more seasoned professionals.


    Financial Assistance

    K.R. Mangalam University partnered with the leading banks to help you to finance your dream course through Education Loan. You only have to start repaying one year after finishing your course or six months after you get a job.

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    • Availability of the loan across the country

    • Includes tuition fees, books cost, hostel fees, airfare.

    • Concessional rate of interest

    • Repayment tenure ranging from 5-15 years

    • Speedy disposal of loan applications

    • Up to 100% loan with lower interest rate and zero processing fees

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Our BFA programme stands out as a beacon of artistic excellence, offering a truly unique blend of creativity and skill development. What sets us apart is our commitment to nurturing artistic talent while providing a platform for students to explore their creative boundaries. Our faculty comprises accomplished artists and educators, ensuring that students receive guidance from experts in the field.

    Practical learning is the cornerstone of our BFA program. Students engage in hands-on experiences, from creating artwork and sculptures to participating in exhibitions and collaborative projects. We believe that true artistic growth comes from doing, and our curriculum reflects this philosophy.

    We are dedicated to staying at the forefront of the ever-evolving art world. Our curriculum is dynamic, with regular updates to align with current art trends and techniques. We invite renowned artists and industry professionals for guest lectures and workshops, ensuring that our students are exposed to contemporary art concepts.

    Yes, our BFA programme encourages global perspectives in art. Students have opportunities for international study tours, collaborations with art institutions abroad, and cross-cultural art projects. This exposure broadens their artistic horizons and prepares them for a career on the global stage.

    Ethics in art creation and presentation are integral to our curriculum. We emphasize the importance of artistic integrity, responsible creative practices, and ethical considerations in art-making. Our graduates emerge not only as skilled artists but also as advocates for ethical art in the global community.

    Our BFA students have access to a vibrant creative community within the university. They can participate in art clubs, workshops, art exhibitions, and collaborative projects. These activities foster creativity, build strong portfolios, and provide ample networking opportunities within the art world.

    Commence Your Journey
    in 6 Simple Steps

    Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

    Start your Application

    Complete payment and submit

    Pay the required Application Fee

    Take an entrance test

    K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

    Appear for interaction

    Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

    Get the admission offer

    You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

    Get Enrolled

    Be prepared to embark on your journey