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Sir J.J. School Of Art

Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art is an Indian applied art institution based in Mumbai. It is a state government college that was created through its sister school, the Sir J. J. School of Art. The "Sir J. J." in the name stands for Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy. Starting with the first dean, V. N. Adarkar, the institute has been headed over the years by various deans. Notable amongst them in recent years being H. G. Hanmante, Prof.Kamat and M. G. Rajadhyaksha.
Sir J. J. School of Art is situated on Dadabhai Naoraji Road, Mumbai. This state aided college is the sister concern of the Sir J.J. School of Applied Art. It was founded in March 1857, with the generous donations of Sir Jamshetjee Jeejeebhoy, the first baronet. After the Design and Engraving Class started, the premise was shifted to Jamshetjee’s old residence. The present buildings were built in 1879. The school faced an adverse threat at the beginning of the Second World War. After independence, the school was divided into three divisions namely- Sir J. J. School of Art, Sir J. J. College of Architecture and Sir J. J. Institute of Commercial Art. The Sir J. J. School of... [ Read All ]

Mumbai

India

Address:
D.N.Road
Mumbai- 01
Phone: +91 22 2363 2660
Website: http://www.mu.ac.in


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Location and Getting there

The campus is located in south-Mumbai (opposite VT station) and houses the Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, the Sir J. J. School of Art, Sir J. J. College of Architecture, and the Government Institute of Printing Technology. The campus contains many trees that are more than a century old, and houses numerous heritage buildings.  


Department and information about the department

The Sir J. J. School of Art offers degree courses in fine arts, painting and sculpture. From June 1988, the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Painting has been started. Apart from painting, the Sir J. J. School of Art also offers Master degree courses in creative painting, portraiture and graphics. The department of arts and crafts got elevated to university status from June 1986. The Bachelor of Fine Arts course is spread over a period of four years.

The current course at Sir J.J Institute of Applied Arts leads to successful students receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Applied Art from Mumbai University. The total duration of this course is four years, with the first year referred to as a "Foundation" year, and the later three being referred to as "Specialisation" years. A student chooses his or her area of major specialization from amongst areas such as Illustration, Photography, Typography, Exhibition Display or Computer Graphics.  


Student Support

Scholarship Information:
http://www.mu.ac.in/Scholarship.html  


Accommodation

Student Hostels:
http://www.mu.ac.in/Hostels.html  


How To Apply

Bachelor of Arts
Minimum Admission Requirement (O.2138)

A candidate for being eligible for admission to the three year integrated course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std. XII) examination conducted by the different Divisional Board of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, with the following subjects
i) English
ii) Any one of the Modern Indian Languages or Modern Foreign Languages or any Classical Language.
iii) Any four subjects carrying 100 marks each.
Must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std. XII) Examination with Vocational subjects conducted by the different Divisional Boards of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education with the following subjects
i) English
ii) Any one Vocational subject carrying 200 marks prescribed by the Board from time to time.
iii) Any three subjects carrying 100 marks each.
Must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std. XII) examination with the Minimum Compet...  [ Read All ]