The College offers two Degree Programmes namely Bachelor of Fine Art (Applied Art) and Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) of four year duration each. The intake for B.F.A. (Applied Art) is 30 seats and intake for B.F.A. (Painting) is 20 seats. The branches are allotted on the basis of merit at the time of admission.
For admission to the B.F.A. Course the applicant must satisfy the following basic criteria:
Admission to professional courses in the State of Goa is open to Indian nationals fulfilling the eligibility criteria under various categories. Non-resident Indians holding an Indian passport may also apply for seats reserved under NRI category. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)/Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders are considered eligible for admissions to seats under NRI Category. Foreign Nationals and Persons of Indian Origin holding non-Indian passport must apply to the Govt.of India.
No age limit for admission to the B.F.A. Course has been prescribed.
A) To be eligible for admission to the First Year for the Degree of Bachelor of Fine Art, a candidate should have passed the 10+2 examination obtaining at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to SC, ST & OBC only) at the qualifying examination i.e. H.S.S.C, conducted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or an examination of any other University or Body recognised as an equivalent thereto with English as a subject.
B) The candidate must have passed in all the subjects of the Aptitude Test conducted by the College. The minimum passing marks is 35% in an individual head. This Aptitude Test is conducted at the time of admission (System of assigning marks at the Aptitude Test are available in the college prospectus).
Admission to each of the various categories would require the applicant to submit certain documents along with his/her application. Details of the Certificates to be attached are listed. Self-attested photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials with a remark " This certificate is a true copy of the original" should be attached to the application form. The documents should be attached in the following order.
7. GUIDELINES FOR MERIT LIST
7.1 The basis for preparing the merit for admissions to B.F.A. Courses shall be as under:
a) 1. Percentage marks in Aptitude Test
conducted by college, divided by 2
2. Percentage marks secured in qualifying
Examination, divided by 2
i.e. merit list shall be based on the aggregate percentage marks secured by according 50% weightage to percentage marks obtained at qualifying examination and 50% weightage to percentage marks scored in aptitude test conducted by the college.
b) Applicants who have scored more number of qualifying total i.e. sum of aggregate percentage marks in the qualifying exam (50% weighatge) and the percentage marks obtained in the aptitude test (50% weighatge) put together will be placed higher in the merit list.
c) In case of tie i.e. applicants of B.F.A. Course having scored equal marks in qualifying total (i.e percentage marks of qualifying exam with 50% weighatge & percentage marks of aptitude test with 50% weighatge put together), the applicant with higher percentage marks in the aptitude test will be placed higher in the merit list.
d) If the marks in the aptitude test are also equal, the applicant with higher marks in subject of English in the qualifying examination (HSSCE) will be placed higher in the merit list.
7.2 If the conditions at b, c, d above are found equal, then applicant with the earlier date of birth, will be placed higher in the merit list.
The final merit list will be displayed on notice board at the College premises as per the schedule given in the prospectus.