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8 Iconic Fine Arts Institutes In Delhi That'll Hone Your Artistic Talent

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Hello, Delhizens! If you’re looking to jumpstart a career in fine arts and want to be the next M.F. Hussain or Amrita Shergill but can’t decide where to start looking, then we’ve got you covered. After rigorous research, we’ve curated a list of the best fine arts institutes in Delhi. So, read on and decide where you wanna enrol!

1. National Institute Of Fine Arts

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NIFA is the place for all you creative peeps who seek to start a career in the fine arts. They have branches all over Delhi including GK, Gurugram, Model Town and Noida. They offer a plethora of courses and even hobby programs for kids and adults alike. What’s more is that you can even get yourselves enrolled through their online admission process. So get going and don’t wait up!

Where | National Institute Of Fine Arts - GK II, Model Town II, Noida & Other Branches
Call Them | +91 9555 112 200 & +91 9810 130 552
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/nifafinearts/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.nifafinearts.com/index.php#.XEHAklwzbIU

2. School Of Arts And Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University

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The School of Arts And Aesthetics offers post-graduate courses in cinema & the visual and performing arts. This is one of the few institutes in India that offers ALL these in one integrated programme. They currently offer MA, MPhil and PhD programmes. The MA Programme has 4 semesters and you get to study some really cool subjects such as Film Studies, Indian Art & Architecture and Theory & Aesthetics. Also, the fees here is super affordable so get on their website and fish out the deets!

Where | School of Arts And Aesthetics - JNU
Call Them | +91 11 2670 4177
Annual Fee | Rs 371
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/jnu.ac.in/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.jnu.ac.in/saa

3. Faculty Of Fine Arts, Jamia Millia Islamia

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The Faculty Of Fine Arts at Jamia Millia Islamia has a vibrant, creative and intellectual culture. Students here are introduced to contemporary and historic art. They have different departments for painting, applied art, art education, graphic art and sculpture. Fun fact - this faculty was inaugurated by Dr. Abdul Kalam, cool, isn’t it? So check out their website for more deets and enrol yourselves for a culturally diverse experience!

Where | Faculty Of Fine Arts - Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar
Call Them | +91 11 2698 3513 & +91 11 269 8171
Annual Fee | Rs 7,100
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/jmiofficial/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.jmi.ac.in/ffa

4. National School Of Drama

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The iconic NSD has some notable alumni such as Om Puri, Irfan Khan and the likes. Their course in Dramatic Arts can become your ticket to fame as their students end up in Bollywood (starry eyes)! They offer a 3-year course in Dramatic Arts, so all those who have the filmy keeda can check out their website for more details!

Where | National School of Drama - Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road
Call Them | +91 11 2338 9402
Annual Fee | Rs 14,660
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/nsdnewdelhi/
Here’s Their Website | https://nsd.gov.in/delhi/index.php/course-in-dramatic-arts/

5. College Of Art

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The College Of Art offers advanced training in Visual Art, creative and applied, bachelor of Fine Art Course and postgraduate course of Master in Fine Art. You can select your specialization from Printmaking and Visual Communication to 4 other specializations. This institute comes under the purview of Govt. Of Delhi. So, go on and check out more info on their website!

Where | College Of Art - No 20-22, Opposite Tilak Marg, Supreme Court
Call Them | +91 11 2338 6337
Annual Fee | Rs 42,000 (Under Graduation) & Rs 31,000 (Post Graduation)
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/coaonline/
Here’s Their Website | http://delhi.gov.in/wps/wcm/connect/lib_collegeofart/

6. Sri Aurobindo Centre For Arts And Communication

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SACAC offers both full-time as well as short term courses in Photography, Creative Documentary, Painting & Sketching and much more. They have art exhibits on a regular so you can be the full-on avant-garde that you already are. They also have specialized courses in Music. Do check out their website for more deets.

Where | Sri Aurobindo Centre For Arts And Communication - New Mehrauli Road & Aurobindo Marg, Qutab Enclave
Call Them | +91 11 2656 1987 & +91 8800 444 836
Annual Fee | Rs 9,600 Onwards
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/sacacindia/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.sac.ac.in/?cn-reloaded=1

7. Amity School Of Fine Arts

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Amity School Of Fine Arts offers 8 courses in fine arts ranging from a Bachelors to a PhD in Fine Arts. Their huge campus and library will defo help you study better and also have a chill time with your classmates. Do check out their courses if you want to kickstart your careers in fine arts!

Where | Amity School Of Fine Arts - Amity University Campus, Sector 125, Noida
Call Them | +91 120 4392 429 & +91 120 4392 283
Annual Fee | Rs 58,000 Onwards
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/amityuni/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.amity.edu/asfa/default.asp

8.School Of Performing And Visual Arts, IGNOU

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If you’re unable to go for a regular course, check out IGNOU’s distance programmes in fine arts. They have 6 certificate courses such as Certificate in Bharatnatyam, Hindustani Music, Theatre Arts, Painting, and many more. These courses are best for those who can’t pursue a full-time course. So, go ahead and check out their website for more info.

Where | School Of Performing And Visual Arts - Indira Gandhi National Open University, Block-B, Ambedkar Bhawan, Academic Complex
Call Them | +91 11 2957 1991
Annual Fee | Rs 4,000 Onwards
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ignou.ac.in/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.ignou.ac.in/ignou/aboutignou/school/sopva/

Hopefully, this list will fill you up with inspiration and help you decide your next career move!

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