Rabindra Bharati University Admissions 2019: MFA & MA Program Counselling & Selections

Rabindra Bharati University (RBU), Kolkata invites online application for admission to Postgraduate Courses (MFA/ M.A.) of 2-year duration consisting of 4 Semesters of 6- month each in the following subjects under the Faculty of Visual Arts in the session 2019-2020.

1. M.F.A.: (2 – Year under semester system)
Subjects: Painting, Sculpture, History of Art, Graphics – Printmaking and Applied Art.
Eligibility: At least 50% marks in B.F.A./B.V.A. / B. Fine. or its equivalent from any U.G.C. recognized University. (Relaxation up to 10% for SC/ ST/PH candidates)

2. M.A. in Museology (2-yr. self-financing under Semester System)
Eligibility: Honours Graduate or its equivalent / Post Graduate with Honours in any subject from any UGC recognized University are eligible to apply.

Admission Procedure:
M.F.A.: Admission to the M.F.A. programmes in the Subjects of Painting, Applied Art, Sculpture, Graphics and History of Art would be made through admission test. Total marks of Admission Test would 100. Admission Test would be taken in 2 (two) phases as noted below:

For the subjects of Applied Art, Painting, Graphics-Printmaking and Sculpture:
(a) 1st Phase – Full marks: 25
(i) Written test – 25 marks
(b) 2nd Phase –Full marks: 75
(i) Evaluation of works – 50 marks; (ii) Viva-voce- 25 marks

For the subject of History of Art:
(a) 1st Phase – Full marks: 50
(i) Written test – 50 marks
(b) 2nd Phase –Full marks :50
(i) Evaluation of works – 25 marks; (ii) Viva-voce – 25 marks

Application Fees: Application Processing Fee: Rs.250/-+ additional charge of Bank (Rs.150/- + additional charge of Bank for PWD candidates). Course Fees to be paid at the time of admission for 1st Semester:
(i) Subjects: Applied Art, Graphics-Printmaking, Painting, Sculpture, History of Art: Rs.1965/-+ additional Bank Charge and For Foreign Students: Rs. 5115/-+ additional Bank Charge
(ii) Subject: Museology: Rs.7815/- + additional Bank Charge and For Foreign Students: Rs. 14115/-+ additional Bank Charge.

Application Process: The applicants are advised to follow the instructions noted hereunder while filling up the Application Forms online. Online Application can be made on the University Website www.rbu.ac.in and www.admission.rbu.net.in from 04th July 2019 to 11th July 2019. During registration, applicants will be asked to provide an email id and mobile number, these must be valid ones because initial login password will be sent to the provided email id and mobile number via SMS, and in the future, all correspondence in this regard may be made to these email id and the given mobile no. via SMS. Applicants must provide valid email id & mobile number. else the registration process will not be completed. After successful login, applicant will be required to select course(s) he / she may wish to apply and check the eligible first. Once found eligible he / she can fill up rest of the Admission Form. After Submission of the application, applicant will be able to download or take print out of the filled up ‘Application Form’ bearing the AIN (Application Identification Number) and his / her other information relating to instructions for payment of Application Processing Fees through Payment Gateway. Application shall be summarily rejected, if payment is not made as per instructions given in the auto-generated Instruction Sheet for Payment.

Application Fees:
Step.1: The Applicant will be asked to click on the Payment Button. Once it is clicked on the Payment Button, the applicant will be redirected to the Payment Gateway for payment of requisite Application Processing Fees.
Step.2: Any one of the following 3(three) methods for payment of Application Processing Fees can be opted: Online payment through Net Banking or Credit Cards or Debit Cards of any bank.
Through Cash/Challan: A Pay-in-slip will have to be generated. The candidate can submit the fees through Cash/Challan in any of the branches of Allahabad Bank after 24 hours of printing the auto-generated Cash/ Challan.
Through NEFT: A Pay-in-slip will have to be generated. The candidate can submit the fees through NEFT in any branch of the Bank in which he/she has his/her Bank Account.
Candidates interested in admission will be required to collect all information regarding interview/test and admission dates in this regard from the University Website www.rbu.ac.in.

Important Dates:
Last Date: 12th July 2019 (up to 4.00 p.m.)
Date of Written Test: 23rd July 2019 & 24th July 2019
Result of Written Test: 30th July 2019

Contact Details:
Rabindra Bharati University,
Emerald Bower Campus 56A, B.T. Road,
Kolkata-700050, W.B.
Email: registrar@rbu.ac.in
website www.rbu.ac.in