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B.F.A. (Applied Arts) or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Applied Arts is an undergraduate Fine Arts course. It is a four years program of study in a specialization of Fine Arts which deals with the application of design and aesthetics to objects of function and everyday use. An integrated course is offered in the first year, and the remaining three years are allocated for specialization in Applied Arts. In other words, B.F.A. (Applied Arts) is a degree that trains a student in the fields of industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, interior design, advertising, decorative art, functional art, architecture and photography, etc. The B.F.A. (Applied arts) degree course gives full exposure to print media, advertising and electronic media.

Course Duration : 4 years

Number of Seats : 90 seats

Examination Pattern : Annual Pattern A.T.K.T. for Group-I (Theory) Subjects for only one consequate attempt.

Eligibility : H.S.C. Examination OR Equivalent With minimum 45 % aggregate (40 % for reserved category).
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Entrance Examination : MAH-AAC-CET conducted by STATE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST CELL, MUMBAI, Maharashtra State.

Medium of Instruction : English

Fees : As prescribed by Rules of Fees Regulating Authority, Govt. of Maharashtra , Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune &  Dr. D. Y. Patil Pratishthan
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  • BFA – Applied Art is a 4 year, annual pattern program with Dissertation / Industrial project in Final Year. The course delivers a splendid mixture of practical subjects & allied advertising subjects. The course is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) & affiliated to the University of Pune.

 OUTLINE OF THE SYLLABUS

  • First Year: B.F.A. Applied Art

  • Theory Subjects: Group I

Sr. No

 

Subject

 

No. of

hrs.

(annual)

No. of Assignments

 

Examination Duration

(Hours)

Class work*

(Out of)

Annual Examination

(Out of)

For Examination

1

a. Theory of Communication Design

b. Colour Theory

60

30

06

05

03

40

60

2

Theory of Media Studies

60

06

03

40

60

Practical Subjects: Group II

Sr. No

 

Subject

 

No. of

hrs.

(annual)

No. of Assignments

 

Examination Duration

(Hours)

Class work*

(Out of)

Annual Examination

(Out of)

For Examination

1

Drawing

160

20

Jury

40

60

2

Fundamentals of Design

2D Design

120

15

Jury

40

60

3

Fundamentals of Design

3D Design

90

5

Jury

40

60

4

Basic Calligraphy

Lettering Typography

120

12

Jury

40

60

5

Signs and Symbols

160

10

Jury

40

60

6

Poster

120

6

Jury

40

60

Not for Examination

7

Photography

40

06

-

-

-

Total

960

92

 

320 + 480=800

OUTLINE OF THE SYLLABUS

Second Year : B.F.A. Applied Art

Theory Subjects

Sr. No

 

Subject

 

No. of

hrs.

(annual)

No. of Assignments

 

Examination Duration

(Hours)

Class work*

(Out of)

Annual Examination

(Out of)

1

 A) Theory of Communication Design

50

06

03

30

55

 

B) History of Art Design (Indian & Western)concise

10

05

 

10

Only objective questions of 05 marks

Practical Subjects

Sr. No

 

Subject

 

No. of

hrs.

(annual)

No. of Assignments

 

Examination Duration

(Hours)

Class work*

(Out of)

Annual Examination

(Out of)

For Examination

1

Drawing

100

10

Jury

40

60

2

Illustration

100

03

Jury

40

60

3

Typography

100

06

Jury

40

60

4

Photography

100

03

Jury

40

60

5

Visualization

100

04

Jury

40

60

6

User Interface Design

100

03

Jury

40

60

7

CD I (a) Identity Design

100

04

Jury

40

60

8

CD I (b) Communication   Design-Media

200

06

Jury

40

60

Total

960

64

 

320 + 480=800

 

OUTLINE OF THE SYLLABUS 

Third Year : B.F.A. Applied Art

Theory Subjects Group -I

Sr. No

 

Subject

 

No. of

hrs.(annual)

No. of Assignments

 

Examination Duration

(Hours)

Class work*

(Out of)

Annual Examination

(Out of)

1

a) Research

b) Theory of Communication Design

110

06

03

30

60

 

c) History of Art and Design ( Indian & western ) concise

10

02

 

10

only objective questions of 05 marks

Practical Subjects Group -II

Sr. No

 

Subject

 

No. of

hrs.

(annual)

No. of Assignments

 

Examination Duration

(Hours)

Class work*

(Out of)

Annual Examination

(Out of)

For Examination

1

CD I-(b)

Communication Campaign for Advertising

100

02

Jury

40

60

2

CD-II
Designing Brand Experiences

120

03

Jury

40

90

3

CD-II
Graphics for Retail, Exhibition and Events

150

04

Jury

40

60

4

CD-II
Publication Design

150

04

Jury

40

60

5

CD-II

Story Telling and Visual Scripting

120

03

Jury

40

90

 6

 Elective

(Illustration/Typography/Photography/Visualization/User Interface)

 200

 04

 Jury

 40

 60

  Total 960        

Not For Examination

 

 

Story Board

30

02

-

-

-

 

* Electives – 1. Visualization 2. Illustration 3. Photography 4. Typography  5. User Interface

 

OUTLINE OF THE SYLLABUS

Final Year B. F. A.

Theory Subjects

Sr. No

 

Subject

 

No. of

hrs.

(annual)

No. of Assignments

 

Examination Duration

(Hours)

Class work*

(Out of)

Annual Examination

(Out of)

For Examination

1

Theory Of Advertising

60

06

03

40

60

2

Dissertation

60

01

Jury

-

100

3

Internship/Apprenticeship/Freelancing-under a guide

12 weeks during summer vacation after 3rd year 

-

Jury

-

100

Not For Examination

4

Research Methodology

20

02

 

 

 

 

Practical Subjects Practical Subjects

Sr. No

 

Subject

No. of

hrs.

(annual)

No. of Assignments

 

Examination Duration

(Hours)

Class work*

(Out of)

Annual Examination

(Out of)

For Examination

1

Communication Design I

Advertising Design

 

280

1 project =

Part I = Min

3

Part II = min

3.

Jury

80

120

2

Communication Design II

*Branding & Corporate

Identity Program

*Publication Design

* Educational Design

* Environmental Design

* Web / Visual Interface Design

300

1 project =

min 6

assignments

Jury

80

120

3

Elective

 

220

1 project =

min 6

assignments

Jury

60

90

   

960

       
 

*Electives

1. Visualization

2. Illustration

3. Photography

4. Interface Design

5. Typography

 

  • Program Structure/Syllabus

  • Program /Syllabus for BFA Applied Arts for academic year 2015-16

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