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  • Need some specific institutes /universities for masters in art and culture?

    Aspiring to study post graduation in art and culture? Want to know universities or institutes which offer such a program along with financial assistance? Find advice from experts here which can help you to opt for master's program.

    I need some specific institutes/universities which offer one year post graduate programmes, mostly masters in art and culture.

    Also do they offer grant through financial aid like scholarships or are any other type of financial assistance?
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  • Please find below some Universities which will give more importance to art and culture in their curriculum.

    1)Institute of Archeology, New Delhi(offers the best post-graduate courses in India for classics study. It admits only 15 students every year and offers them a monthly stipend of Rs. 8,000 for activities such as field study and excavation projects).
    2)Delhi University
    3)Jawaharlal Nehru University( M.A Course in Arts and Aesthetics syllabus include below contents
    Introduction to Film Studies (Compulsory)
    Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies (Compulsory)
    Methods, Materials and Meaning in Visual Art (Compulsory)
    Critical Writing for the Arts (Compulsory))
    4)Calcutta University( Government College of Art & Craft, Kolkatta under this University is one among the most successful art colleges in India.)
    5)Maharaja Shivaji Rao University of Baroda, Vadodara
    6)Deccan College, Pune
    7)Tamil University, Thanjavur
    8)Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
    9)Kerala Klamandalam( Only for art/ dance form like Kathakali, Bharatanatyam, Mohiniattam, Chenda etc)
    10)KR Narayanan National Institute of Visual Science & Arts, Kottayam, Kerala
    11)Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-based university, Jamia Millia Islamia has a very specialized department for classics studies.
    12)Nalanda University, Rajgir, Bihar (ranks as the foremost educational institute in India for classics study).


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  • There are many institutions in our country which offer courses related to art and culture. One has to go to individual institution site and find out the details regarding the exact syllabus and fee structure. There is quite a variation in fee from institute to institute. It ranges from Rs 15000 to 50000 per year.

    Some of these colleges/ institutions are as below -

    1. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi.
    2. Janki Devi Vocational Centre, New Delhi.
    3. College of Art, New Delhi.
    4. Faculty of Visual Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
    5. Sir J J College of Applied Art, Mumbai.
    6. Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara.
    7. Faculty of Fine Arts, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delh.
    8. College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum.
    9. Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture And Fine Arts University, Hyderabad.
    10. Government College of Fine Arts, Chennai.
    11. Department of Fine Arts, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi.
    12. College of Fine Arts, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore.
    13. National Museum Institute, New Delhi (Note: only short term certificate courses).

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  • MA in Cultural Studies primarily deals in specific cultures and their past and current developments.

    The subjects include language studies, research methodology and literary analysis, history and traditions. They also look into current languages, governmental and economic issues, music, theatre, and cinema.

    Some of the institutes which are good for these studies are given below.

    1. Jain University
    2. Kuvempu University
    3. Assam Women's University
    4. Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore
    5. Assam women's university.
    6. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi.
    7. Faculty of Fine Arts, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
    8.Deccan College, Pune
    9. Government College of Fine Arts, Chennai.
    10.KR Narayanan National Institute of Visual Science & Arts, Kottayam,
    The fee structure will depend on the university and it is minimum Rs.35,000/- and may go up Rs.100000/-

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  • Cultural studies programmes focuses on the culture of a nation dealing in how different cultures came into existence and how they evolve. This course also focuses on our heritage to boast of the students and also explores various cultures and lives of primititive people.
    After the completion of M.A in cultural studies programmes, students can opt for jobs in various fields such as Museums, Art galleries, Film Industries, Cultural Ministeries, Heritage Sites etc.
    Some of the universities providing education in Arts and Cultures are given below-
    1) Jain University
    2) Savitribai Phule university, Pune
    3) Viswabharati University, Shantiniketan
    4) Jamia Milia Islamia university, New Delhi.
    5) Assam Women's University
    6) Kuvempu University
    7) Tezpur University
    8) Calcutta Univesity
    9) Deccan College, Pune. etc.
    The fee structure will vary from institute to institute and the minimum fee is around Rs 40000/- and the maximum fee can be around Rs 100000/-

  • There are many universities and institutions in our country that offer masters in art and culture for aspirants interested in learning about our Culture, various art forms, the architecture of monuments or temples, churches, and learn more about exploring the culture around and the changes that have taken place among various cultures and art forms. Some of the universities or institutes that provide masters in Arts and Cultures are given below for your review:
    i) College of Arts: 20-22, Tilak Marg, New Delhi-110001.
    Phone: 011 - 23383612 / 23387485 / 23387571

    ii) Rabindra Bharati University(RBU): Emerald Bower Campus, 56A, B.T. Road, Kolkata – 700 050

    iii) Government College of Arts: Jan Marg, Sector 10 C, U.T. Chandigarh, Near Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh, 160019
    Phone: 0172 - 274 0309

    iv) Xavier University (XUB): Plot No:12(A), Nijigada, Kurki, Harirajpur-752050, Dist.-Puri, Odisha
    Phone: +91- 6742377700

    v) Banasthali Vidyapith: P.O. Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan - 304022
    Phone: 01438-228384, 305655, 228990 / +91- 9352879844, 9352879855, 9352879866

    vi) Centre for the Study of Culture and Society: 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bengaluru - 560071

    vii) Jamia Milia Islamia University: Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi-110025,
    Phone: (011)26981717,26984617,26984658, 26988044, 26987183

    viii) Sir J J College of Applied Art: Dr. D.N. Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 001.
    Phone: +91 (022) 22621276

    ix) Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU): New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi 110067.
    Phone: 011-26704090, 26704047, 26704048, 26742617

    x) Kerala Kalamandalam: Cheruthuruthy via Thrissur, Kerala – 679 531.
    Phone: +91 (4884) 262418, 262562

    Some have one year and some offer 2 years Post Graduate course wherein the admission is provided after the Entrance exam and Personal Interview. The fee structure may vary from university to university and institute to institute. The normal range of fees is between Rs. 30000 to 1 Lakh per annum.

    After the course, the students can work as teacher/ Lecturer in Colleges, Museum Administrator, Art Galleries, Film Maker, Film Industry, Cultural Researcher or Heritage Sites, etc with a salary ranging from ranges from Rs 15,000 to INR 50,000 per month according to on their experience and knowledge.

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