BA Fine Arts Admission, Entrance Exams, Merit Based, Entrance Based 2021

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BA Fine Arts is a 3 year UG degree course where aspirants study the concepts of various forms of performing arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and poetry. The BA Fine Arts admission process usually begins in the month of February. 

BA Fine Arts Top Colleges with Admission Process

College Name Admission Procedure
Kamla Nehru College for Women Merit Based
CMJ University Entrance Based
Lovely Professional University Entrance Based
Khatu Shyam Institute of Management & Technology Merit Based

BA Fine Arts Entrance Exams

Entrance Exam Registration Date Exam Date
LPU NEST  1st week of January 2021 February 27, 2021- March 6, 2021
DUET To be announced To be announced
JMI EE 1st week of February 2021 May 2021
BHU UET To be announced To be announced

The aspirants must check the respective websites regularly.  All the 10+2 students can apply for the entrance exams. The BA Fine Arts admission process is mostly done on the basis of marks scored by students in the qualifying examination. 

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What is the BA Fine Arts Admission Process

What is the BA Fine Arts Admission Process?

  • For the admission, the candidate first needs to fill the application form.
  • Candidates need to visit the website of the concerned college/university.
  • Open the application form link/Download the form.
  • Read all the instructions and eligibility criteria carefully.
  • Fill all the details and information correctly.
  • Attach the required documents and proofs in the given manner.
  • Upload your photograph and signature in the required format and size.
  • Pay the application fee and submit the form.
  • The concerned university/college will release the admit card and exam date on its website.
  • The candidate must appear for the entrance exam. Only the qualified students will enter into the next round (Aptitude test/ practical test/Personal Interview).
  • Few institutes like Jamia Millia Islamia University also conduct a life study model test, practical design test. The candidates having a good portfolio always get a preference.
  • The candidates, who qualify the final round, secure their seat in the course.
  • After the final process, the selected candidates must go through the document verification process on the given time & date, Pay their semester fee and start studying.

What is the BA Fine Arts Admission 2021 Eligibility Criteria? 

  • To appear in the entrance exam/admission process, a candidate must have passed following criteria:
  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks or an equivalent grade from a recognized board.
  • Some institutes provide 5% relaxation to the following categories like SC/ST/OBC/EWS candidates.

Step by Step Guide to BA Fine Arts Admission 2021 

 To secure your admission in BA Fine Arts,

  • First, apply for the entrance exams of top universities/colleges.
  • Check the eligibility criteria and instructions before applying for any entrance exam.
  • Check out the complete admission procedure: entrance exam, practical tests & personal interview.
  • Download the syllabus of the entrance exam and make notes accordingly. For different specializations, the syllabus will be different.
  • Real all the study material and revise it.
  • Prepare your portfolio as per your interest in painting, sculpture, graphics, animation etc.
  • Attend your entrance papers with 100% preparation.
  • Once you qualify, appear in the PI round with your strong portfolio.
  • Verify your documents in the college on the given date.
  • Pay your fee for the first semester/year as required.

Tips to Crack the BA Fine Arts Admission 2021 

To crack the admission in top fine arts colleges/universities,

  • First, prepare for their respective entrance/practical tests.
  • Revise your study material and keep your focus more on the practical subjects.
  • Download previous year question papers to get an idea about the tests.
  • Decide what specialization you will choose and why?
  • Make a strong portfolio which reflects your best work and skills.
  • Before taking admission, check the fee structure of the concerned college.
  • It is always good to check rankings, reviews, alumni status of a college.
BA Fine Arts Admission FAQs

BA Fine Arts Admission FAQs 

Ques. What is the scholarship amount given to the students who have scored more than the cutoff marks in LPU NEST?

Ans. For the students who have qualified the NEST exam, and passed 10+2 with 90% or more, the scholarship amount is 11600 INR per semester. Similarly, for 80% or above marks in 10+2, the scholarship amount is 8700 INR, and for 70% or above marks in 10+2, amount of scholarship is 5800 INR per semester.

Ques.  What is the course fee of BFA in Amity School of Fine Arts?

Ans. The average Fee for this course falls around INR 1,20,000. 

Ques. What are the specializations in the BFA program of the College of Arts, DU?

Ans.  College of Arts, DU offers fine art bachelor degree in following specializations:

  • Applied Arts
  • Art History
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Visual Communication

Ques. What is the total intake in the different specialization of the BFA program in the College of Arts, DU?


  • Applied Arts - 131
  • Art History - 33
  • Painting - 67
  • Printmaking - 34
  • Sculpture-  26
  • Visual Communication-  34

Ques.  What is the practical exam of BHU UET?

Ans. In BHU UET, there will be two practical papers. In a paper first, there will be a question of object drawing in pencil with light and shade. Paper second will have a question of memory drawing from the imagination; it can be in any of the following medium: Pencil, Colour Pencils, Water Colour, Pastels, Poster Colour, Crayons etc

Ques. What is the admission process of Amity School of Fine Arts for a BFA course?

Ans.  Amity conducts two tests under the entrance exam:

  • English language Test
  • Creative Test

Ques. Is there any negative marking system in the JMI entrance exam?

Ans. In the Jamia Millia Islamia University entrance test, there is a negative marking in the first MCQs based theory paper.

Ques. When will be the LPU NEST result declared?

Ans.  LPU NEST results will be declared within three days after the conduct of the exam.

Ques. What are the possible career fields after Bachelor in Fine Arts with visual communication as specialization?

Ans.  After a Bachelor in Fine Arts (Visual Communication), One can pursue a career in animation, graphic design, 3D design, storyboarding etc.



Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Fine Arts) Colleges IN INDIA

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CMJ University
Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya
75 K Total fees
60 K first year fees
60 K first year fees
Apex University
Jaipur, Rajasthan
22.5 K first year fees
Shri Krishna University - [SKU]
Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh
10.5 K first year fees
CT Group of Institutions
Jalandhar, Punjab
18.86 K first year fees
Raffles University
Neemrana, Rajasthan
51 K first year fees