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BFA (Applied Art)

Program Outline

The MGMU Leonardo da Vinci Applied Art program offers a diverse range of features designed to foster creativity, practical skills, and professional growth.


a. HSC with minimum 50% marks from recognized board in any discipline.
b. Lateral Entry to B.FA. Il year: Any candidate having passed XI and obtained a one year Diploma in Art, Foundation or Art Teacher diploma (ATD) from Directorate of Art, Maharashtra is eligible for lateral entry to Il year (3rd Semester) of UG degree. Valid score in MGMU-CET


8 Semesters | 4 year

Key Featrures

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Year wise Program Structure of Undergraduate Program


Year 1

Professional Core(PC)

Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)

Indian knowledge System (IKS)

Ability Enhancement Course (AEC)


Year 2

Professional Core (PC)

Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)

Indian Knowledge System


Value Education Course (VEC)


OpenElective (OE)


Year 3

Professional Core (PC)

Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)

Ability Enhancement Course (AEC)

Year 4


Professional Core (PC)

Professional Elective (PE)

Graduation Project (GP) Design / Art Collection

FieldProject (FP)

Industry Internship (OJT)

SR.NO NAME Organization
1 Dr. Monika Aggarwal Chairperson, Dean Faculty of Design, MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar, Email id: [email protected].
2 Dr. Milind Dhobley Professor, Dean, MIT School of Fine Arts & Applied Arts, Pune
3 Jitendra Pawar Assistant. Professor, Department of Fine Arts MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar
4 Rajesh Rameshkumar Shah Assistant Professor, Department of fine Arts MGM University, MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar
5 Mr. Dinesh Sapkale Expert in Industry, Art Director -Brand & Graphics, Spline communication Address: D 505,Sr. No. 39,15/16B, Ambegaon BK, Pune-46
6 Dr. S.S. Ambekar Expert in Academics, Expert in Industry, Assistant professor: School of Design (Dept. of Fashion Design) MIT-World Peace University, paud Road' Pune Maharashtra.
7 Dr. Ganesh Tartare Expert in Research Organization, Professor, Address: Sir. J. J. School of Art, Mumbai

A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Applied Arts can open up various creative and design-related career opportunities. Applied Arts focuses on the practical application of art and design skills in various fields. Here are some potential career paths you can consider:

Graphic Designer: Graphic designers create visual content for print and digital media, including logos, brochures, websites, advertisements, and marketing materials. They often work for design agencies, in-house marketing teams, or as freelancers.

Art Director: Art directors oversee the visual aspects of creative projects, ensuring that the design elements align with the overall concept and messaging. They play a crucial role in advertising, publishing, and marketing campaigns.

Illustrator: Illustrators specialize in creating hand-drawn or digital illustrations for books, magazines, advertisements, animations, and various media. They can work in publishing, advertising, or as freelancers.

Web Designer/Developer: Web designers create the visual layout and user interface of websites, while web developers focus on coding and functionality. Many professionals in this field have a combination of design and coding skills.

UI/UX Designer: User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) designers focus on improving the usability and visual appeal of websites, apps, and software. They ensure that users have a positive experience when interacting with digital products.

Packaging Designer: Packaging designers create visually appealing and functional packaging for products. They consider factors like branding, product protection, and consumer appeal.

Advertising Art Director: Advertising art directors work closely with copywriters to develop creative concepts and visual campaigns for advertising and marketing purposes. They may work for advertising agencies or in-house marketing departments.

Corporate Branding and Identity Designer: These designers help businesses create and maintain their visual brand identity, including logos, color schemes, and design guidelines.

Exhibition Designer: Exhibition designers plan and design exhibit spaces for museums, galleries, trade shows, and events. They create engaging and informative environments to showcase products, art, or information.

Digital Artist/Animator: Digital artists and animators create digital artwork, animations, and special effects for video games, films, television shows, and multimedia presentations.

Printmaker: Printmakers create original artwork through various printmaking techniques, such as etching, lithography, screen printing, and relief printing. They often sell their prints through galleries or online platforms.

Textile Designer: Textile designers specialize in creating patterns and designs for fabrics and textiles used in fashion, home decor, and more.

Art Educator: With additional education and training, you can become an art teacher at elementary, secondary, or higher education levels, sharing your knowledge and skills with students.

Freelance Artist/Designer: Many BFA graduates choose to work as freelancers, taking on a variety of projects that match their interests and skills.

Gallery Manager/Curator: You can work in galleries or museums, managing exhibitions, curating collections, and promoting artists' work.

Illustration Agent/Representative: Representation can help freelance illustrators find clients, negotiate contracts, and manage their careers effectively.

Networking, building a strong portfolio, and staying up-to-date with industry trends and software tools are essential for success in these careers. Additionally, consider internships and entry-level positions to gain practical experience in your chosen field.

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Jitendra Pawar

Mr. Ashish Moray

Mr. Deepak Pralhad Borse

Mr. Shyam Tapaskar

Computer Lab

The Computer lab caters the class of 40 students. List of Design Software accessible to the students:-

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, CorelDRAW AutoCAD

(All the computers have 24X7 internet access.)


IFD Total books. 601 volume Total magazine 06 Volume 189

Total journal 03 Volume 30

COFA Total books volume 852 Total magazine 4

Textile Testing Lab

List of equipment’s accessible to the students: -Fibre testing equipment - Microscope

Yarn Testing Equipment - Beesly Balance Twist Tester Wrap Reel Motorized Crease Recovery tester GSM Round Cutter Fabric thickness tester Tearing strength tester

Washable platform for Chemical Testing with a sink at the corner For Mechanical Testing wooden platforms or tables with storage and a centre table for cutting of specimen and demonstration

Weaving Studio

Equipped with table looms so that students can create weave patterns.

Garment Construction Lab

Garment Construction lab is equipped with commercial sewing machines (Juki), drafting tables and white boards

Pattern / Draping Making Studio

The Pattern making studio is equipped with drafting tables, dress forms and white boards.

Display Arches

Exhibition Area to exhibit students, work.