This college was established on 25 January 1939 on a Saraswati Puja day at Govind Mitra Road, Patna by Late Shri Radha Mohanjee. The first President of India Deshratna Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first member of the Management Committee of the college. In 1949, Govt. of Bihar took the control of the college as Govt. School of Arts & Crafts for conducting Five-year Diploma course. In 1957, the school was transferred into its newly constructed building including Student’s Hostel at Vidyapati Marg, Patna. In 1972, it was renamed as Govt. College of Arts & Crafts. On April 12, 1977, the college was handed over to Patna University and Diploma course was converted into Degree course.
The college is located at Vidyapati Marg, behind Patna Museum at a distance of nearly 3 kms from the Patna Jn. Railway Station and nearly 2.5 kms. from Gandhi Maidan, Patna.
The college runs five-year BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS degree course of Patna University.
Course of Study: -
The five-year full time Degree course is divided into two parts à
(a) Foundation Course: This course is of Two-year duration and is common to all the students. This course provides basic education to lay the foundation for the specialization courses. The subjects taught are Painting, Sculpture, Applied Art and Print Making. At the end of the 2nd Year , the University conducts examination.
(b) Specialization Course: After successful completion of above two- year foundation course, the student has to enroll in specialization course. The college offers Specialization course in the subjects as given below:
(i) Painting – The objective of the three-year Specialization course in Painting is to provide the student with training in the skills for original and creative visual expression.
(ii) Sculpture – The techniques and processes of creating three-dimensional forms and images by carving, casting, construction or modeling etc.
(iii) Applied Art – Applied Art is a means of communication, that may be considered to be any illustrative or design function applied to the publishing, advertising, display, visual education, mass media and manufacturing fields.
At the end of 5th year, University conducts final examination and grants BFA degree in particular Specialization course to the passing students.
At the end of 1st, 3rd and 4th year, College conducts examination and accordingly students are promoted to next year.
- Monday : 09:00-17:00
- Tuesday : 09:00-17:00
- Wednesday : 09:00-17:00
- Thursday : 09:00-17:00
- Friday : 09:00-17:00
- Saturday : 09:00-17:00
- Sunday : Closed
Location on MapGet Direction
|Address||College of Arts and Crafts, Vidyapati Marg, Behind Patna Musuem, PATNA - 800 001, Patna, Bihar 800 001, India|
|Phone||+91 - 0612 - 2235348|