BVA (Bachelor of Visual Arts)

Course Details

  • The BVA students at SSU are prepared for an unpredictable and exciting field of visual communication.
  • The course provides an opportunity to the students with a flair for art and innovation to specialize in Applied Arts or Painting.
  • This professional degree program will enable students to become successful visual art professionals.
  • After completing the course, students can seek employment at art studios, advertising firms, as well as publishing houses, and even put up one’s own art exhibition.

The capstone initiatives taken by the department includes various activities apart from teaching. Students are encouraged to adopt various interdisciplinary activities merging music, dance, fine arts, architecture, mass media, and journalism in an integrated manner that also adds value to their degrees. Both students and faculty are also encouraged to participate in various international platforms.

Course Features

  • A Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is followed similar to the syllabi of international universities.
  • A holistic and far-sighted curriculum developed by a team of experts that keeps sustainability as its focus.
  • The students are taught in studios where they have their own dedicated design spaces. They are set projects that require them to produce drawings and models to communicate their ideas.
  • Studio work is supervised in individual tutorials and group critical reviews encouraging students to develop essential design skills.
  • Learning is not only confined to the studio, opportunities are given to students to also explore nature.
BVA (Bachelor of Visual Arts)

04 Years full time

2019-20 Entry

25 Seats

10+2 or equivalent in any stream*

40,000

Tuition fee per semester**

Semester I & II
  1. Appreciation and fundamentals of Visual Art – I & II
  2. Environmental studies
  3. Communicative English
  4. Sketching – I & II
  5. Still life and drawing – I & II
  6. Painting – I & II
  7. Design (2D, 3D) – I & II
  8. Clay modelling – I & II
  9. Print making – I & II
  10. Photography – I & II
  11. Traditional art – I & II
  12. Meditation
Semester III & IV (Specialization – Applied Arts)
  1. Methods and materials – I & II
  2. History of ancient Indian art – I & II
  3. Fundamentals of advertising – I & II
  4. Illustrations and drawing (manually) – I & II
  5. Press layout – I & II
  6. Poster design (with calligraphy) – I & II
  7. Graphic design – I & II
  8. Optional Subject {photography, caricature study, counter display (2D, 3D)} – I & II
  9. Meditation
Semester III & IV (Specialization – Painting)
  1. Methods and materials – I & II
  2. History of ancient Indian art/Wester art – I & II
  3. Aesthetics (Indian) – I & II
  4. Creative drawing and still life – I & II
  5. Portrait study – I & II
  6. Full figure study (creative painting or portrait painting) – I & II
  7. Composition painting – I & II
  8. Optional subject (photography, creative mural painting, Indian art, computer graphics) – I & II
  9. Meditation
Semester V & VI (Specialization – Applied Arts)
  1. Fundamentals of advertising – I & II
  2. History of medieval Indian art – I & II
  3. History of medieval Western art – I & II
  4. Photography – I & II
  5. Magazine layout and typography – I & II
  6. Poster design (with calligraphy) – I & II
  7. Computer graphics – I & II
  8. Optional subject (hoarding/product/packaging designing) – I & II
  9. Residency programme
  10. Meditation
Semester V & VI (Specialization – Painting)
  1. Methods and materials – I & II
  2. History of medieval Indian art – I & II
  3. History of medieval Western art – I & II
  4. Aesthetics (Indian) – I & II
  5. Portrait study – I & II
  6. Study from the full figure – I & II
  7. Composition painting (creative painting or portrait painting) – I & II
  8. Optional Subject (photography, creative mural painting, Indian art, computer graphics) – I & II
  9. Residency programme
  10. Meditation
Semester VII & VIII (Specialization – Applied Arts)
  1. Advertising profession and practices – I & II
  2. History of modern Indian art – I & II
  3. History of modern Western art – I & II
  4. Photography – I & II
  5. Product campaign design – I & II
  6. Social campaign design – I & II
  7. Solo art exhibition
  8. Meditation
Semester VII & VIII (Specialization – Painting)
  1. History of modern Indian art – I & II
  2. History of modern Western art – I & II
  3. Aesthetics (Indian) – I & II
  4. Study from the full figure – I & II
  5. Composition painting (creative painting or portrait painting) – I & II
  6. Optional Subject (photography, creative mural painting, Indian art, computer graphics) – I & II
  7. Solo art exhibition
  8. Meditation