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Government of West Bengal

Office of the Principal, Govt. College of Art & Craft, Calcutta
28, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata-700016.

Admission Notice: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) 2023

We are pleased to announce that Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta – Kolkata is now accepting applications for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program for the academic year [2023-2024].

Key Information:

  • Program: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  • Duration: Four year
  • Application Fee: ₹0
  • Specializations: Painting, Painting Indian Style, Modelling and Sculpture, Graphic Design/Applied Art, Textile Design, Design: Wood and Leather, Ceramic Art and Pottery
  • Selection Process: Admissions will be based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance examination and viva-voce.
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have completed HS examination 12th grade or equivalent qualification from a recognized board or university as approved by University of Calcutta.
  • Reservation: ST, SC, OBC-A, OBC-B, EWS & PWD as per West Bengal government rules.
  • Age Limit: 23 years as of 1st July 2023.
  • All candidates applying for the specialisation of Modelling and Sculpture must bring 8 x 8 x 8 inches of prepared clay for practical examination. All other candidates including sculpture will bring basic materials of painting like quarter sheet board, pen, pencil, eraser, water colours etc.

How to Apply:

  • Click This Link
  • Navigate to the Admissions section and click on the BFA program.
  • Click on the application form link to begin the application process.
  • Fill in the required details in the online application form.
  • Upload the necessary documents, including academic transcripts and other documents as required.
  • Submit the completed application form before the deadline.
  • Download ‘Admit Card’ & Application Form before completing the process.

Important Dates:

  • Application Start Date: 08.06.2023 – 2 p.m. onward
  • Application Deadline: 20.06.2023
  • Entrance Examination: 03.07.2023 to 08.07.2023 (Specific date of entrance exam will be mentioned in the ‘Admit Card’ downloaded)
  • Declaration of results of Entrance Exam: 12.07.2023
  • Dates of viva-voce: 17.07.2023 & 18.07.2023 (Selected candidates will be informed of their viva dates through SMS and Emails)
  • Declaration of final results of candidates to be admitted: 20.07.2023
  • Dates for online admission: 21.07.2023, 22.07.2023 & 23.07.2023
  • 1st semester classes will commence from: 25.07.2023

For any other information contact:

Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta – Kolkata
Address: 28, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata – 700016, WB, India.
Phone: (033) 22522479 (033) 22522186
Email: [email protected]

We encourage all aspiring artists to seize this opportunity and apply for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program at Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta – Kolkata.

Note: Please refer to the official website for any updates or changes in the admission process or schedule.