The area of Fine Arts includes Painting, graphic arts and Sculpture etc. All these areas have become very popular these days and really good jobs are available for fine Arts graduates.
Fine Art course is a cohesive study that emphasizes concept based learning and helps the student to explore creative ideas within the contemporary cultural and intellectual settings. Students deal with wide range of materials and processes.
Drawing is a key area. Students will learn about painting, miniature, sculpture and printmaking, photography and AV media. The course also focuses on critical analysis to prepare students deal with current art challenges. Students present a self-directed body of work that can be interdisciplinary or in one medium their choice.
Admissions for BFA are announced once a year in Government institution however private institutes may open their admission twice a year.
BFA (Bachelor’s in Fine Arts) is a four year 8 semesters program .Some institutes also conduct MA in Fine arts or MFA program which is a 2-year post graduate program
Many public and private institutes also offer short-term diploma and certificate courses in Fine Arts .The details are mentioned at institutional websites
General public university Fee structure for BFA:
Admission Fee: PRs. 1,500/-
Semester Fee: PRs. 15,000/-
Fees for Master’s program vary according to the institution an average 40 thousand per year is listed in popular institutions conducting masters in Fine arts programs, however for regional public universities prices are much lower.
For private institutions the fees are higher than the public charges like in NCA more than 10000 PRs. are charged for the program
Candidates are eligible to take the admission in B.FA if they have passed the Higher Secondary/Intermediate Examination or its equivalent from any recognized institution, with a minimum of second division (45% Marks).
Furthermore to seek admission in BFA in some institutes, students have to attend and pass some drawing and aptitude tests. These tests are different for different institutions. For master’s admission the eligibility is different in different institution but at least 16 years of education is mandatory.
Some institutes also consider diploma holders for degree course admissions.
Previously there are not many jobs available for a fine art student because of the lack of resources and awareness. With the advent of internet, the cultural diversity is introduced globally and various media categories are now flourishing opening many positions for art pros. A fine art graduate can work in the following fields:
Exhibition and Event management consultancy
The fine art graduate either work as an employ in such organizations or can star this freelance work to serve various organization. Moreover, he can setup his own studio or workshop.