Post Diploma in Visual Arts in Painting

Program: Post Diploma in Visual Arts in Painting

Post Diploma in Visual Arts in Painting is offered by Department of Painting

Program level: Post Graduate
Program mode: Regular
Eligibility criteria:

1.   Applicants seeking admission for PDVA in PAINTING (CREATIVE PAINTING or MURAL) Program require DVA Degree (DIPLOMA) either from this Faculty or similar qualification from an institution recognized by The Maharaja  Sayajirao University of Baroda, as a full time student.

Please Note: Only Candidates with a DVA (12+4 or 10+5) or BVA Degree in (12+4) pattern are eligible for PDVA  in the Painting Program. Those who are waiting to appear for the final year exam (BVA/BFA) due to current  Covid-19 situation can also apply provisionally.

2.  Candidates with Degree/Diploma in Visual art in 10+3 year courses are NOT eligible for PDVA Program.

3.  After completing the ONLINE Application Process candidates should Download and PRINT the Application  form and send it to the address given below along with the following Documents:

A set of 10 photographs of recent works preferably in 7x4 inches format with Title, Date and  Medium and Name of the Applicant. All information can be provided at the back of the photographs.

A short statement of approximately 300 words about the works and areas of interest.


    Self-Attested Photo copies:
    i.   10th marksheet and passing certificate/Credit Certificate.
    ii.  12th  marksheet and passing certificate/Credit Certificate.
    iii.  School Leaving Certificate.
    iv.  Attempt Certificate (if any).
    v.  BVA/Diploma  Mark-sheet/ Certificate (if results are awaited then a letter from the Head of Institution stating that the
candidate  has appeared for BVA/Diploma  Final exam)
    vi. Caste Certificate (only for Gujarat – Reserved category)
    vii. Migration Certificate (if applicable)
   viii. Certificate of last appearing examination if other than above
    ix.  Aadhaar Card.


4.  Please note a short listing of Candidates will be done on the basis of the portfolio/ photos and the

     Statement (hard copy/pdf) sent. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by E mail. Only short- listed candidates will be

     called for written test and personal interview.

5.  Candidates must carry a portfolio of original works and original certificates at the time of the Personal    

     Interview (If short listed).

Intake capacity: 14 (including MVA & Post Diploma)
Duration of Program: 4 Semesters (2 years)
Mode of Admission: Admission Through MSUB Portal
Opening Dates for online application: 11/06/2021
Closing Dates for online application: 16/08/2021
Contact Person Info: The Dean Faculty of Fine Arts The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Prof. C.C. Mehta Road, Vadodara-390002 Phone: +91-265-2795520 Email :
Application Link Click here to Apply
Prospectus: download