Fine Arts encompasses subjects such as dancing, design, sculpture, architecture, pottery, interior design, painting, drama and music. Fine Arts essentially is an art form, which includes objects mainly created for concept or aesthetic value rather than utility.

Presently, conventional art forms are being converted into profitable sectors for commercial use. Today, opportunities are increasing at a rapid rate in the fine arts sector. Presently, youth in India is opting for this field to obtain high remuneration, popularity and prestige.

The course duration for various programs are as follows: -


  • 1 year international program in Visual Arts
  • 2 year diploma program in Painting, Textile Design and Photography
  • 3 year Advanced Diploma in fashion design
  • 2 Year Diploma & 1-Year Certificate Course in Computer Graphics


Objective of Studying Fine Arts: -


  • To offer creative and practical skills to the employer
  • To help students to develop into artists
  • Learn interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Enhance individual interests and potential


Basic Eligibility



The eligibility required for Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts is a higher seconday (10+2) pass. Usually, the course duration for this course is 3-4 years in most of the institutes and universities. Foundation and specialization course are taught in the first and remaining years respectively.



Candidates seeking admission for post-graduate degee must complete their graduation in fine arts. The course duration is of 2 years that includes 1exam every year.


Some of its specialized fields are: -


  • Painting and drawing
  • Illustration
  • Dance
  • Comics
  • Printmaking and imaging
  • Photography
  • Conceptual Art
  • Theatre
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture

Job Prospects

Arts graduates can join various fields such as  art studios, advertising companies and publishing houses. Many people are self-employed in this field, which enables them to work on various projects. Other associated fields are product design, manufacturers, online services, publishing houses, software companiesand magazines where art graduates can work as art critics or arts specialists.

Artists and craftsmen at times work as freelancers and make their living by selling artwork created by them. Mostly in a freelancing jobs acquiring a steady income is not possible. However, people with outstanding talent at times receive outstanding commisions for their exquisite work.

Within the fine arts field, success prospects depends on an individulal's interest level, exposure, experience, creativity, market awareness, motivation and definitely talent.

A fresher can opt for various job openings like: -


  • Visualizing professional
  • Illustrator
  • Art critic
  • Artists
  • Art professionals
  • Design trainer

The career opportunities for the professionals are huge. They can find employment in various areas like: -


  • Animation
  • Advertising companies
  • Art studios
  • Clothing industry
  • Dance studios
  • Digital media
  • Fashion houses
  • Magazines
  • Manufacturers
  • On-Line services
  • Print making
  • Publishing houses
  • Sculpture
  • Television
  • Publishing industry
  • Graphic arts
  • Teaching
  • Films and theatre productions
  • Textile industry


Pay Package: -

A graduate in fine arts can initally start earning Rs. 4000 -9000/- every month and the pay package can be expected to increase along with expreience as well as knowledge. People working in publishing houses, media houses and advertising agencies are expected to earn attractive compensation of nearly Rs. 12000 - 25,000/- every month.


Arts Colleges for Fine Arts

Aakriti Institute of Fine Arts

Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

Aakriti Institute of Fine Arts (AIFA), Jabalpur was established in 2005 under the aegis of Kamla Devi Memorial & Social Welfare Society with its goal centered around student’s progress in Academic, social and cultural fields. ...

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AAT, Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Access Atlantech Media College (AAT), Bangalore provide students with a global experience in learning, adapt leading cutting edge technology to aid learning and research, partner with leading global players for acclaimed certifications...

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Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh was established in 1877 as Muhammadan Anglo Oriental College in Aligarh by Sir Syed. It was one of the first purely residential educational institutions set up either by the government or the...

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Amity School of Fine Arts, Noida

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Amity School of Fine Arts (ASFA), Noida was established in 1991, by Dr.Ashok K Chauhan non-profit Ritnand Balved education foundation. In 1995, the Amity group expanded into higher education and within a few years has grown to serve...

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Amity School of Performing Arts, Noida

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Amity School of Performing Arts, Noida was established with the aim to educate, train and develop the talent of young adults with special learning needs in a community that shares a passion for music so they can achieve personal growth...

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Amity University

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Amity University, Kolkata is a leading education group in India with over 1, 25,000 students studying across 1000 acres of hi-tech campus. Amity University has been ranked the No. 1 University. The Amity University has been established...

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Amity University, Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Amity University, Gurgaon was established 2010 is part of the Amity Education Group, which has more than 1,25,000 students studying across 1000 acres of hi-tech campus. The Amity University has been established by an act of State...

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Amity University, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Amity University, Jaipur was established under the aegis of Ritnand Balved Education Foundation. The University imparts modern, practical and research-based courses whose goal is to make the students industry-ready. Case studies,...

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Amity University, Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Amity University, Mumbai is a leading education group in India with over 1,25,000 students studying across 1000 acres of hi-tech campus. Amity University has been ranked the No. 1 University. Amity University Mumbai has been established...

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