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About College of Art, New Delhi

College of Art is an institution established in 1942 for advanced training in Visual Art (Creative and Applied) leading to the Bachelor of Fine Art Degree of the University of Delhi, further providing advance training in Master in Fine Art course(except Art History) in (a) Applied Art (b) Art History (c) Painting (d) Printmaking (e) Sculpture and (f) Visual Communication with emphasis on studio practicals, prescribed theory subjects and research in selected fields.

The College is under the Faculty of Music & Fine Art, University of Delhi, for all academic matters and wholly administrated by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi.

The objective of the syllabus/teaching programmes in the College is to achieve an overall refinement of the student perception not confined to the skills of the profession alone but also to create the kind of intellect as well as emotional cultivation to arrive at a level of composite creativity and thought. It aims to prepare the students for creative and applied responsibilities in the world of art and design. In its span of existence of nearly 67 years of the College has gradually grown to ensure an exalted position in the teaching of fine art in the country and comparable to any other art institution in the World. In future proposals, an unsurpassed range of patronage is envisaged to orient our teaching programmes to bond relationship with Industry, Commerce and Professionals including NGOs. This is in addition to the already existing extensive student research development projects, illustrated lectures/demonstrations by invited guests, workshops, educational study tours etc. in all the departments to create a catalyst for a richly rewarding learning experience and the future successes of the students.

The Faculty are practicing artists - painters, sculptors and graphic designers of national, international repute, and also a selected group of visiting Faculty who enrich the teaching programmes with their expertise, thus providing the students with the opportunity of discussion and interaction with eminent and contemporary artists, designers and entrepreneurs.

Why to join College of Art, New Delhi ?

  • Veteran faculties: The College as eminent painters, graphic designers, sculptors of national and international fame as faculties and visiting faculties; who enrich the students’ avenue of skills by their experiences. Thus, the students are able to acquire valuable insights by discussing and interacting with the renowned contemporary designers, artists and entrepreneurs.
  • Practical experience: The students get opportunity to acquire hands on experience by attending annual educational tours; participating  and displaying their works in  annual cultural festivals, seminars and international trade fairs; by participating in workshops, art fairs and demonstrations; internships in ad agencies, film shows, slides etc.  The students also get opportunities to interact with the artists of national and international fame who help the students to rise in accordance with the standards of contemporary standard of art.
  • Excellent infrastructure: The College provides facilities such as studios, laboratories, computer centers, and studio-cum-workshops for Offset, Ceramics, Mural, Metal Casting, Weaving and Printmaking etc.
  • Extensive collection of books: The library treasure tremendous books related to fine art, history of art, applied art, visual communication,  aesthetics, fictions of different languages, encyclopedias, national and international periodicals etc. 

Facts & Figures :-

Year of establishment 1942
University Faculty of Music & Fine Art, Delhi university
Administration Govt. of NCT of Delhi
Number of books in the library About 17500
Year of existence 67

For more details about admission please contact :-

Contact No : 011 - 23383612
Email : [email protected]

Infrastructure :- 

College of Art provides infrastructure facilities as per the required norms that consist of accommodation for studios, laboratories and recreational areas and also include the Administrative Block, Computer Centers and studio-cum-workshops for Offset, Metal Casting, Ceramics, Mural, Weaving and Printmaking etc. Amenities and facilities for a Canteen, an art material Shop, Sports/Games (Indoor & Outdoor) are provided for the students. 


The Library of the College is accommodated in an area of 241.38

Placement :-

The institute offers placement assistance to the students for seeking best job in the industry. Along with that, the college also provide training and career guidance services to shape the career of students by developing their personalities. The institute organizes various programs for enhancing the skills of the students and make them prepare for upcoming challenges.


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