BFA (Applied Arts)

Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Applied Arts is an undergraduate programme designed to nurture aspiring visual artists into skilled visual communicators. This four-year BFA degree offers a dynamic and comprehensive curriculum that delves deeply into visual media. BFA colleges emphasise hands-on learning through various practical assignments that mimic real-world scenarios, providing students with a taste of professional challenges and creative problem-solving.

BFA Applied Arts programme students explore a broad spectrum of visual domains, gaining deep insights and practical skills. The curriculum integrates Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and specialised modules in peace studies, ensuring a well-rounded educational experience. Special attention is also given to soft skills training, which is essential for professional success.

Industry visits are a crucial part of the BFA degree, offering students invaluable firsthand exposure to the operational aspects of the visual art industry and current market trends. The programme's highlight is the final-year internship and mentored consultancy projects, which foster industry connections and provide practical understanding of students' chosen fields.

The BFA Applied Arts programme graduates are well-prepared for dynamic careers in various sectors. The programme equips them to excel in advertising, where they create compelling campaigns; in branding, where they help businesses establish their identities; and in e-learning, where they design educational content. Other career opportunities include packaging design, publication, graphic design, social media, and visualisation, each offering a unique platform for applying their skills. This diverse range of career opportunities ensures that students feel reassured about their future prospects.

BFA degree holders are prepared to influence and shape the visual landscape of the future, transforming into skilled professionals ready to make a significant impact in the ever-evolving world of visual arts. This undergraduate programme not only equips students with the necessary technical skills but also the creative and strategic thinking required to thrive in the diverse fields of visual communication.

4 Years

Last Date To Apply : 10 June 2024
Programme Name

BFA (Applied Arts)

Fee Per Year


Highest CTC

Scholarship Name Xth Score XII Score
Dr. Vishwanath Karad Scholarship (100%) 90 & Above 85 & Above
MIT-WPU Scholarship I (50%) 88 & Above 83 & Above
MIT-WPU Scholarship II (25%) 85 & Above 81 & Above

Note: Student will have to qualify both the criteria i.e. Xth Aggregate Score and XIIth Aggregate Score for availing the scholarship

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*Terms & Conditions:
  • Scholarships are granted on a First Come First Serve basis.
  • Scholarships are awarded as fee adjustments.
  • To maintain the scholarship throughout the programme, students must maintain a minimum academic score of 8 CGPA across all semesters, attendance of at least 80%, and a clean disciplinary record.

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Minimum 50% aggregate score in 10+2/Class 12th or in equivalent examination with English as a subject (at least 45% marks, in case of Reserved Class category candidate belonging to Maharashtra State only)

Selection Process

The selection process for the program is based on
1. Drawing Test and
2. Portfolio Assessment and
3. Personal Interaction by a Jury (Total Evaluation).

Students who obtain a positive score in UCEED/PERA/MAH CET (Applied Arts) Examination will be directly considered for round
Portfolio Assessment and Personal Interaction (Exempted from Drawing Test)

Programme Highlights
  • Cutting-edge industry-relevant curriculum and mentored projects.
  • Inspiring and accomplished Faculty with industry and academic experience.
  • Guest lectures and workshops by eminent industry professionals.
  • Instilling design thinking abilities through problem-solving, interdisciplinary approach.
  • Visits to industries for hands-on learning and exposure.
  • Specialization electives such as illustration, typography, photography are available.
  • Future-ready & industry-relevant Programme with additional certifications (MOOC) for skill development.
  • Internship and career advancement support through a mandatory six-month Internship and 100% placement assistance.
  • Holistic development through yoga, meditation, and mandatory Peace Studies Programme.
  • Immersion Programmes in rural, national, and international settings.
Programme Outcomes
  • Demonstrates comprehensive, applicable knowledge across disciplines, solving broad problems and applying skills in real-world contexts.
  • Employs analytical thinking for critical evaluation of evidence and arguments, adopting a scientific understanding approach.
  • Exhibits innovative thinking and emotional intelligence, creating solutions for unfamiliar challenges.
  • Communicates effectively, presenting information clearly and evaluating evidence critically.
  • Engages in scientific inquiry, understanding relationships, testing hypotheses, and solving complex issues.
  • Works effectively in diverse teams, leading with vision, and adapting to change through continuous learning.
  • Leverages ICT for learning and analysis, respecting multicultural perspectives, and showing empathy.
  • Upholds ethical values, responds to global challenges, promotes sustainability, and community well-being.
  • Demonstrates independence in applying skills, managing projects responsibly, and ensuring safety and accountability.
  • Embraces lifelong learning, adapting to new skills, and engaging empathetically with diverse groups for societal benefits.
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