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Govt College Of Art Chandigarh BFA Admissions 2022


Government College of Art is one of the leading colleges of Fine Arts in India and the only one in North India beyond Delhi. It has history and heritage of 142 years and has been in existence over 55 years in the present building. It came up on 16th August, 1951 as a splinter of Mayo School of Art, Lahore in Pakistan after partition. It was first established as Govt. School of Art and Crafts at Shimla, the then capital of Punjab and subsequently Govt. College of Art and Craft in Chandigarh was established by the Puniab Government on 16th August 1951. Following the reorganization of the Punjab State with effect from 1st November 1966, the control of this institution came under Chandigarh Administration. Govt. College of Art is an institute for advance training in Visual Arts (Creative and Applied) leading to the professional Degree programme of Bachelor of Fine Arts & Master of Fine Arts from Panjab University. The objective of the teaching programme and training in the college is to achieve overall refinement of the students' perception not confined to the skills of the profession alone but also to create the right kind of intellect, as well as emotional cultivation to arrive at a level of composite creativity and thought.


Courses Offered


Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Applied Arts
  • Painting
  • Graphics (Print Making)
  • Sculpture




Minimum qualification for admission to all the courses is a passing certificate in 12th (10+2) Examination or any other examination recognized by the Syndicate of the Panjab University as equivalent with a minimum of 40 per cent marks (35 per cent in case of SC/ST and PWD candidates)


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Important Dates


 Last date of submission of application form for Aptitude Test 01.07.2022 Friday

Display of list of candidates called for Aptitude Test 05.07.2022 Tuesday

Dates of Aptitude Test for All India Pool, Chandigarh UT Pool and DFAD (Exact dates of particular roll numbers for Aptitude Test will be notified through college website on 05.07.2022) 11.07.02022 to 17.07.2022 Monday to Sunday

Declaration of Merit List of the Aptitude Test (Discrepancies list of the documents and other will be notified along with the Merit List) 25.07.2022 Monday