About the Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts UniversityThe Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University (TNMFAU) is an exclusive university established to promote Music and Fine Arts. The ultimate aim of the university is to preserve the traditional Indian music and to further develop the art of music, fine arts and sculpture. TNMFAU is India's first University for music and fine arts. The University works on the advancement of learning and research on all the branches of fine arts, music and other performing arts of Tamil Nadu.
Courses offeredTamil Nadu Government Music College and other colleges affiliated to TNMFAU offers various Diploma, UG, PG and certificate courses related to Music and Fine Arts. Currently, the admissions for PG programs in Music and Fine Arts are open at TNMFAU for the academic year 2019. The University offers all the courses under the Choice Based Credit System(CBCS). Listed below are the M.A. Music and M.F.A degree courses offered at the The Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University.
M.A. degree Programmes (2-years full-time regular course)
M.F.A. degree Programmes (2-years full-time regular course)
Eligibility criteriaCandidates who wish to purse M.A or M.F.A degree courses in Music and Fine Arts must satisfy the below mentioned eligibility criteria.
M.A. Music in Vocal
M.A. Music in Veena
M.A. Music in Violin
M.A. Music in Mrdhangam
M.A. Music in Bharathanatyam
M.A. Music in Nagaswaram
M.F.A. in Painting
M.F.A. in Visual Communication
M.F.A. in Textile Design
For admissions into M.A in Music, the TNMFAU accepts application from the candidates who have the eligible education qualification in the following pattern.
Similar to M.A courses, the TNMFAU accepts the candidates who have the eligible education qualification in the following pattern for the admissions into M.F.A degree courses.
How to applyCandidates who wish to apply for M.A. degree programs can download the application form for M.A from the official website of the University.
Similarly, candidates who are willing to apply for M.F.A. course of study can also download application form for M.F.A from the website of the TNMFAU.
The application form fee is Rs.300/- for General Category candidates and Rs.150/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates. The form fee must be paid in the form of Demand Draft taken in favor of "The Registrar, Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University" payable at Chennai.
Every time when the students are submitting a DD for any fee, the University expects the students to write their name, application number, department name, course/degree, the purpose of payment and phone number at the back side of the Demand Draft.
The downloaded application forms must be duly filled by the candidates. Before filling the application form, the candidates are requested to read the prospectus available at http://tnmfau.ac.in/index.php. The applicants must fix their recent passport size photograph in the space provided at the application form. The incomplete application form may lead to rejection.
The duly filled in application, along with the Demand Draft and the photocopies of the below-mentioned documents must be submitted at the University before the last date.
Selection processAfter the submission of the application form, the University will call the shortlisted candidates to attend the Entrance examination/Oral interview conducted by the university.
Based on the education qualification and the performance of the candidates, the University will admit the candidate into their desired course of study.
Note: Confirmation of Admission of the candidates at TNMFAU is subjected to the approval by the Authorities.
Contact detailsAddress: Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University,
Dr.D.G.S. Dinakaran Salai, Chennai - 600 028.
Phone: 044 - 2462 9035 / 044 - 2462 9036
Fax : 044-24629035