Himanshu Art Institute
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BFA Entrance Exam Coaching Classes for DCA in Delhi

Students Interested in Coaching Classes for the Entrance Examination at the College of Art, Delhi can call 9810425823

BFA Admission - College of Art, Delhi University

Delhi College of Art Admission

Students seeking admission in Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) must apply on the prescribed form available along with the Prospectus from the Academic Cell of the College on cash payment of Application fee.

Number of Seats - BFA

The Total Number of Seats in the Foundation Class is 195+16 Available to the Six Specializations as Under:

  • Applied Art
  • :
  • 80 Seats
  • Painting
  • :
  • 40 Seats
  • Art History
  • :
  • 20 Seats
  • Print Making
  • :
  • 20 Seats
  • Sculpture
  • :
  • 15 Seats
  • Visual Communication
  • :
  • 20 Seats
  • Deaf & Dumb
  • :
  • 05 Seats
  • Foreign Nationals
  • :
  • 11 Seats

The candidates can check below the schedule of Delhi College of Arts Admission from the table below:

  • Sale of Application formt
  • :
  • 1st week of June
  • Last date for receiving of application form
  • :
  • 3rd week of June
  • Declaration of Eligibility list
  • :
  • 4th week of June
  • Aptitude Test
  • :
  • ist week of July
  • Declaration of Admission / Waiting list Results
  • :
  • 2nd week of July
  • Payment of fees
  • :
  • 2nd week of July
  • Waiting List Opens
  • :
  • 2nd week of July
  • Commencement of classes
  • :
  • 3rd week of July
BFA Admission in Delhi University

Eligibility for Admission - BFA

  1. The candidates seeking admission to BFA Degree Course must have passed any one of the following examinations with 50% or more marks in the aggregate of five Subjects.
    1. Senior School Certificate Examination with all subjects (12 year course) of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi.
    2. Indian School Certificate Examination with all subjects (12 year course) of the Council for Indian School Certificates Examination, New Delhi.
    3. Intermediate Examination with all subjects of the Indian University/Board recognized by the University of Delhi.
    4. Pre-University (2 years) Examination of an Indian University/Board recognized by the University of Delhi.
    5. Any other Examination recognized as equivalent to the Senior School Certificate Examination (12 year course) of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi.
  2. Concession of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility requirement will be allowed to :-
    1. Candidates who have taken Drawing, Painting, Sculpture or Applied Art as one of the subjects in their qualifying examination.
    2. For Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/OBC/Kashmiri Migrant Candidates.
    3. For Widows and/or children of Armed Personnel/Para-Military Forces.
    4. For Physically Handicapped Candidates.
  3. Candidates with compartments are not eligible to apply

Procedure for Admission - BFA

Students seeking admission must apply on the prescribed form available along with the Prospectus from the Academic Cell of the College from during June on payment of Rs. 500/- for General/OBC Category, and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST and Physically challenged (Deaf & Dumb & Physically Handicapped) categories, in cash or by a Demand Draft from State Bank of India/ or by crossed Indian Postal Order payable to the DDO, College of Art, New Delhi, at New Delhi between 10 am and 4 pm on all working days including Saturday. Bank Drafts (other than SBI) and Money Orders will not be accepted. Request for Application Form through Post should be accompanied by a Demand Draft from State Bank of India or crossed Indian Postal Order for Rs. 500/- for General Category/OBC and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST and Physically challenged (Deaf & Dumb & Physically Handicapped) categories along with a self-addressed envelop of size 12"x10" affixed with a postage stamp for Rs.100/-. The College accepts no responsibility for loss or delay in transit by post.

The Application Form duly filled along with documents specified as under must reach the Office of the Principal or delivered personally against Counter Foil at the College between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on any working day including Saturday on of before, last week of June for applications by Registered/Speed Post/Courier. No application received thereafter will be considered. The candidates may also download the Application Form from the College Website and submit the same duly filled along with the requisite Demand Draft from State Bank of India or/ a crossed Indian Postal Order payable to the DDO, College of Art, New Delhi, at New Delhi and enclosures on or before the stipulated date.

Method of Selection - BFA

Only the candidates securing 50% or more marks in the Aptitude Test will be considered for admission to the Foundation. The Final selection of the candidates will be made by the College strictly in order of merit in the following manner:-

  1. Weightage of 60% marks will be given for Aptitude Test (as listed below).
  2. Weightage of 40% marks will be given for marks secured by the candidate in the 10+2 or equivalent examination.
The List of selected candidates will be displayed on the College Notice Board in July at 4.00 p.m. No individual communication to the candidates will be sent in this regard. A candidate selected for admission must join the College by depositing the prescribed fees and other charges by mid-July by 4.00 p.m, failing which his/her admission is liable to be canceled and offered to the next candidate on the Waiting List.

Aptitude Test

The Aptitude Test will consist of the following papers:-

Object Drawing
(for all the Specializations except Art History) Drawing of objects with light and shade showing background and foreground in pencil on ½ imperial size paper.
Marks : 60 | Time : 1½ hours.

For Art History Specialization Only
Candidates to identify and write their views/crit on three Visuals on art, artists, period etc.
Marks : 60

General Knowledge(For All the Specializations)
Subjective and Objective type questions related to Art, Personalities, Events & Current Affairs (Written Paper in Hindi or English)
Marks : 30 | Time : ½ hour.

Composition for Applied Art Specialization
Illustration from memory on a given subject in watercolor, tempera, ink or oil pastels on ¼ imperial size paper.
Marks : 60 | Time : 1½ hours.

For Art History Specialization
Candidates to write an analysis/premise on a topic to be given at the time of the Examination in about 800 words in either English or Hindi-
Marks : 60 | Time : 1½ hour.

For Painting Specialization
Painting from memory on a given subject in watercolor tempera, ink or oil pastels on ¼ imperial size paper.
Marks : 60 | Time : 1½ hours.

For Print Making Specialization
Painting from memory on a given subject in watercolor tempera, ink or pastels on ¼ imperial size paper.
Marks : 60 | Time : 1½ hour.

For Sculpture Specialization
Modeling from memory in clay on a given subject.
Marks : 60 | Time : 1½ hours.

For Visual Communication Specialization
A test in Design to assess the concept, application, ability in using line, color and space in the visualization on a subject to be given at the time of the Examination, in tempera, ink or oil pastels on ¼ imperial size paper.
Marks : 60 | Time : 1½ hour.

Total Marks : 150
The Candidates should bring their own drawing board and materials for the Test. Only the answer sheets and clay will be provided by the College.

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