The Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University M.F.A. part-time weekend programme admissions 2020

Do you wish to pursue an M.F.A degree in Painting or Visual Communication Design? The Tamil Nadu Dr.J Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University has opened M.F.A admissions for the academic year 2020. Read this article and find the eligibility criteria, admission process and procedure to submit the application form for M.F.A 3-year part-time weekend programme 2020 at the Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University.

About the University

The Tamil Nadu Dr. J Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University(TNMFAU) is one of the reputed music universities in India. The University was established by the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu to promote music and fine arts education. The University campus is located at Chennai and under this university a lot of affiliated, government-aided and self-financing music and fine arts colleges are operating all over Tamil Nadu. The TNMFAU offers various UG, PG, Diploma and Certificate courses in music and fine arts. All the courses in the University are offered under the Choice Based Credit System(CBCS).

M.F.A admissions 2020 at TNMFAU

Admissions are open at the Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University for M.A Music and M.F.A courses for the academic year 2020. Candidates who have a degree in B.A Music, learn how to apply for M.A Music admissions 2020 at The Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University.

Interested candidates who wish to do M.F.A degree in part-time, read the below mentioned eligibility criteria and the admission process of the Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University.

M.F.A courses offered

The Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University offers the following M.F.A part-time degree programmes for the duration of 3 years.
  • M.F.A in Painting
  • M.F.A in Visual Communication Design

Read the list of top colleges to study Visual Communication in Chennai

Eligibility criteria

There is no age limit to apply for M.F.A part-time degree programmes in TNMFAU. Only candidates who have completed B.F.A degree in Painting or any concerned subject can apply for M.F.A degree in Painting or Visual Communication design. To get admissions into the M.F.A degree programmes, the candidates must have completed the education in (10+2+4) or (11+1+4) or (10+5) pattern. ie. 16 or 15 years of education.

How to apply

Candidates who are eligible for M.F.A courses can download the application form for M.F.A part-time weekend programme from the official website of TNMFAU.

Application form link:

The application form fee for General category students is Rs. 300/- and the application form fee for other students who belong to SC, SCA and ST category is Rs. 150-/. The candidates who have downloaded the application form from the official website must pay the application form fee in the form of a demand draft taken in favor of "The Registrar, Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University" payable at Chennai.

Before filling the admission form, candidates are requested to read the prospectus and fill the form carefully with correct information. All the mandatory fields in the form should be filled completely. Affix a recent passport size photo in the space provided in the form. Also, put a tick mark in the box wherever applicable. Please remember that incomplete application forms will be summarily rejected by the university.

While filling the application form, mention the demand draft details like DD amount, DD number and date, bank and branch in the space provided (No.21 in the application form). It is advisable for the candidates to take a demand draft before filling the application form. Also, the candidates must include their details like name, degree/course, phone number and the purpose of the payment at the reverse side of the demand draft.

Once the application form is duly filled in by the candidates, the completed application form along with the demand draft and the copies of the below mentioned certificates must be submitted at the University office located at Thendral Building Dr.D.G.S. Dinakaran Salai, Chennai-600 028. The last date to submit the M.F.A part-time weekend course application form at the Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University is 15.09.2020.

  1. Transfer Certificate
  2. HSC Certificate for proof of age
  3. Conduct Certificate
  4. Statement of Marks of X and XII
  5. Consolidated Statement of Marks (UG Degree)
  6. Provisional and Degree Certificate (UG Degree)
  7. Community Certificate in case of BC/MBC & DNC/SC/ST
  8. Certificates for Serial No. 14, 15 16 and 17 in the form (if any)

Selection process

The university will process all the filled in application forms and will invite the applicants for an entrance examination or oral interview. Entrance examination/Oral Interview for the selection of candidates for admissions into the M.F.A course will be conducted by University tentatively in the month of September 2020. The confirmation of admission will be subject to approval by the authorities.

Fee structure

Here is the fee structure of M.F.A part-time weekend courses offered at The Tamil Nadu Dr. J Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University for the academic year 2020-2021.

MFA Fees Structure-TNMFAU
Image source: Official website of TNMFAU

Contact details

For any admission related queries, contact

Address: The Tamil Nadu Dr.J Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University
Dr.D.G.S. Dinakaran Salai, Chennai - 600 028.
Phone: 044 - 2462 9035 / 044 - 2462 9036
FAX : 044-24629035

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