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Bachelor of Fine Arts(BFA)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Bachelor of Fine Arts is a graduate programme designed for students to understand the basics of Visual Arts through the expansion of the conventional educational approach towards Visual Arts by motivating the students to perform experiments with a range of artistic practices and generating the essential skill set needed to produce Visual Arts that are realistic, conceptual as well as abstract.

The BFA course under School of Journalism & Liberal Arts at DBUU is one of the best BFA colleges in Dehradun, is a fine blend of of theoretical and practical studies providing exposure to the students in various Historical, Cultural, Political, and Social of the world. Throughout BFA course, the students are motivated to acquire activities from a variety of different disciplines like Dance, Mass Media, and Music in a manner that adds worth to their degree. The programme equips the students with the skill set and thinking crucial for them to find their distinctive expression via visual art forms. This Fine Arts programme focuses on supporting and honing the creative thinking in the students by providing them with guidance and training in several different media that help them thrive and advance in Fine Arts.

The goal of the program is to provide the students with the skills and expertise to express themselves through a variety of Fine Arts.

Salient Features

  • 19+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry visits, seminars, workshops, and guest lectures by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Admissions Open 2024!!

Merit-based admission process with online application at Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University.

Eligibility & Fee Details

Duration & Eligibility

4 Years

The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent in any stream, completed from a recognized educational Board with a minimum aggregate score of 45 % marks.

Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per Sem) ₹ 35000/-

One Time Fee

Application Fee (Non-Refundable) Admission Fee (Non-Refundable) University Enrollment Fee (Non-Refundable)
₹ 1,500 ₹ 7,000 ₹ 3,000
Exam fees ( Per Semester) 4,500/-

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Programme Educational Objectives (PEO's)

PEO-1 To develop and equip expertise in elements of designs, art, and utilization of tools and procedures from several different media like painting, sculpture, and photography. To demonstrate the ability to create original and masterly crafted objects of art
PEO-2 To create work that displays originality and expertise in ideas and concepts of fine arts and possesses the ability to explain, analyze as well as decipher created art. In addition to this, the understanding and familiarity with elements of design in artworks
PEO-3 To exhibit in-depth knowledge and comprehension of art theory by the implementation of practical methods and display skills pertaining to creative thinking and problem-solving
PEO-4 To study present art and explore galleries and museums and reflect on them as well as identify the major conflicts within the field of contemporary art practice
PEO-5 To develop and instill the skills and knowledge of concepts and methods essential to fine arts and have an extensive comprehension of the history of art in theory.

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)

PSO-1 Display a thorough knowledge and apprehension of the fine arts, its history, and theoretical expertise of aesthetics
PSO-2 Recognise and implement the elements, concepts, and principles of visual art while conveying information and ideas visually
PSO-3 Exhibit perceptual keenness, apprehension of concepts and contexts, and technical aptitude professionally in the relevant fields
PSO-4 Evaluate and present the research, procedure, and its outcome in a coherent manner and in a professional way that is fitting for their chosen discipline of study
PSO-5 Capable to exhibit through various creative and applied skills in a certain field of painting and other related fine arts

Program Grid Structure


Semester 1

Course Code Course Credit
23BFA101 Appreciation and fundamental of Visual Arts-I 2
23BFA102 History of Early Indian Art 3
23LS192 Environmental Studies 1
VAM103XX Value Added Module-I 0
23BFA181 Geometrical & Perspective Drawing 2
23BFA182 Stil life Life Study-I 3
23BFA183 2D and 3D Design-1 3
23BFA184 Clay modeling-1 3
23BFA185 Printmaking-I 3

Semester 2

Course Code Course Credit
23BFA201 Appreciation and fundamental of Visual Arts-II 2
23BFA202 History Of Medieval Indian Art-I 3
23LS191 English Communication 2
VAM203XX Value Added Module-II 0
23BFA281 Pictorial Composition-I 3
23BFA282 Still Life/ Life Study-II 3
23BFA283 2D and 3D Design-II 2
23BFA284 Clay modeling-II 3
23BFA285 Printmaking-II 3

Semester 3

Course Code Course Credit
23BFA301 History Of Medieval Indian Art-II 3
VAM303XX Value Added Module-III 0
23AEC391 Ability Enhancement Course-I 1
23LS291 Indian Knowledge System 0
22SOCIALIN391 Social Internship 1
230E36X Open Elective-I 3
23BFA381 Outdoor Nature Study 3
23BFA383 Pictorial Composition-II 3
23BFA384 Printmaking-III 3
23BFA31X Program Elective-I 3

Semester 4

Course Code Course Credit
23BFA401 History of Modern Indian art 3
23BFA402 Western Aesthetics-I 2
VAM403XX Value Added Module-IV 0
23AEC491 Ability Enhancement Course-II 1
23LS391 Universal Human Values 3
23BFA481 Still Life/ Life Study-III 3
23BFA482 Advance Composition-I 3
23BFA484 Printmaking-IV 3
23BFA41X Program Elective-II 3
Internship-I (Industrial/Govt./NGO/MSME/RURAL Internship/Entrepreneurship Summer Vacation After 4th Semester, 3-4 weeks, Report/viva/Evaluation in 5th Sem)

Semester 5

Course Code Course Credit
23BFA501 History of Early Western art 3
23BFA502 Western Aesthetics-II 2
VAM503XX Value Added Module-V 0
23AEC591 Ability Enhancement Course-III 1
230E56X Open Elective-II 3
23BFA581 Advance Composition-II 3
23BFA584 Printmaking-V 3
23BFA583 Still Life/ Life Study-IV 3
23BFA51X Program Elective-III 3
23PSIN391 Internship-I 1

Semester 6

Course Code Course Credit
23BFA601 History of Medieval Western Art 3
23BFA602 Indian Aesthetics 3
VAM603XX Value Added Module-VI 0
23AEC691 Ability Enhancement Course-IV 1
23BFA681 Advance Composition-III 3
23BFA682 Mural 3
23BFA684 Printmaking-IV 3
23BFA61X Program Elective-IV 3
23PR691XX Field Work-I 1

Semester 7

Course Code Course Credit
23BFA701 History of Modern Western art 3
23PHCC103 Research Methodology for Humanities & Social Sciences 4
230E76X Open Elective-III 3
23BFA781 Advance Composition-IV 3
23BFA783 Printmaking-VII 3
23BFA72X Program Elective-V 3
23PSPR791XX Field Work-II 2

Semester 8

Course Code Course Credit
23LS891 Indian Constitution 0
23BFA81XX Program Elective VI 3
21BFA883 Art Exhibition/ Portfolio 7
23RND891XX Research Work 8
Programme Elective

Programme Elective-I

23BFA311 Clay modelling
23BFA312 Graphic Design
23BFA313 Poster Design

Programme Elective-II

23BFA411 Graphic Design
23BFA412 Photography
23BFA413 Clay modelling

Programme Elective-III

23BFA511 Poster Design
23BFA512 2D and 3D design
23BFA513 Graphic Design

Programme Elective-IV

23BFA611 Graphic Design
23BFA612 Clay modelling
23BFA613 Poster Design

Programme Elective-V

23BFA711 Graphic Design
23BFA712 Photography
23BFA713 2D and 3D design

Programme Elective-VI

23BFA722 Printmaking
23BFA723 Nature study/ Landscape
23BFA724 Life Study/Still Life

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

As a Fine Arts graduate, one can create your own work varying from Painting, Sculptures, Sketches, Crafts to Dancing, Music, Films, Photography, etc. Apart from this there are varied job opportunities as well for the students, these involve:

  • Animation
  • 3D Modeler
  • Illustrator
  • Game Artist and Designer
  • Art Director
  • Corporate Design
  • Multimedia/ Web Design
  • Editorial and Book Illustration
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Admission 2023-24

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