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 studio, Access to state-of-the-art technology and software
    • Industry Exposure: Collaborations in an archaeological site Visit, exchange programme, and 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.
    • 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 Design-I
    • Introduction to Sketching-I
    • Introduction to Painting-I
    • Introduction to Applied Art-I
    • Clay Modelling & Pottery
    • Communication Skills
    • Environmental Science
    • Open Elective
    • Fundamental of Design -I
    • Introduction to Sketching- -II
    • Introduction to Painting-II
    • Introduction to Applied Art-II
    • Workshop and Sculpture
    • Art History
    • Disaster Management
    • Open Elective
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Sketching and Drawing-I
    • Applied Art-I
    • Fundamental of Computer Graphics I
    • Material Exploration
    • History of Modern Art-I
    • Sketching and Drawing-II
    • Applied Arts - II
    • Fundamental of Computer Graphics-II
    • Tetra packaging
    • History of Modern Art-II
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Drawing & Illustration-I
    • Applied Art-III
    • Photography-I
    • Advertising Profession & Practices-II
    • Drawing & Illustration-II
    • Applied Art-IV
    • Computer Graphics-II
    • Photography-II
    Semester 7
    Semester 8
    • Drawing & Illustration-III
    • Applied Art-VI
    • Computer Graphics-III
    • Elective-I Knowledge of Films Or Print Techniques
    • Summer Project Internship
    • Data Warehousing and Data Mining Lab
    • Drawing & Illustration-IV
    • Applied Art-VI
    • Computer Graphics-IV
    • Elective-II Knowledge of Films Or Print Techniques
    • Portfolio Development

    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.


    • To prepare competent artists who are sensitive to the needs of the society and environment and can respond to these through their creative design.


    • To instil in artists a commitment to professional ethics and values, and to prepare them to be responsible and ethical professionals.


    • To equip artists with the knowledge and skills needed to create a positive and inclusive working environment, and to effectively manage and deal with their teams and clients.


    • To instil analytical, critical and logical thinking in architects to enable them to take rational decisions.


    • To prepare artists to become effective collaborators and communicators who can work with other professionals to collaborate on all aspects of design.


    • To prepare artists to use latest software and technology effectively in drawing and presentation work, and to be able to integrate technology into their design and practices.


    • Translation of Concept to Presentation via Variety of Media

      Translation and development of ideas into both graphic and hand-drawn representation techniques using a wide variety of traditional tools and digital media, to reflect on and explain the creative process to a wide range of public and art fraternities


    • Knowledge of Materials and Creative Techniques:

      Demonstrate the ability to create a holistic creative output by utilizing the right artistic methods and finishes, as well as an understanding of a number of materials. Create artistic form with dexterity by employing strategies and procedures that are relevant to the desired final result.


    • Professional Skills

      The knowledge and skill to create an artwork that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also sustainable, socially ethical, and focused on the needs of the customer and society.


    • Artistic Research

      Incorporate a wide range of skills and professional knowledge in making sound artistic decisions across varying scales and levels of complexity in visual arts. Generate inquiries and responses that are specific and well-defined, based on relevant data and study, in order to reach carefully designed findings and solutions. Develop to think critically and creatively, expanding their horizons to include perspectives that question established norms and biases.


    • Professional Standards

      Acquire an understanding of and the ability to meet or reimagine professional standards within their chosen medium(s) and the field of contemporary art as a whole. Taking into account the importance of autonomy in the creative process. Acquiring artistic autonomy needed to recognize and concentrate on their artistic endeavors, act on their concepts, and continue learning throughout their careers.


    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