JNAFAU is one of the prestigious Universities which offer courses in Fine Arts and Architecture. The university has 5 departments, such as Architecture, Engineering, Arts, Design and Animation. It imparts degrees in UG, PG and PhD programs and additionally, it also offers PG Diploma & Certificate courses too.
At UG level, B Tech, B.Arch, BFA and BDes courses are offered by the university. To meet the eligibility criterion for B Tech and B.Arch courses, candidates must pass 10+2 level with PCM as compulsory subjects. For BFA and B.Des students must pass intermediate graduation. To get admission in B.Tech, candidates must secure qualified marks in TS EAMCET. B.Arch admission in JNAFAU is done on the basis of fulfilling the eligibility criteria and followed by the counselling process. Application form for JNAFAU B.Arch and the courses is available on the official website. For admission to BFA & BDS, applicants need to go through entrance exam FADEE to get selected in JNAFAU.
At PG level JNAFAU offers M.Tech, MFA and M.Arch. To be eligible for M.Tech and M.Arch, students must complete B.Tech and B.Arch. Selection will be granted on the basis of a valid score in TS PGECET. For MFA, applicants should qualify BFA. For selection, students need to appear for an entrance exam conducted by the JNAFAU followed by an interview process.
Candidates seeking admission in JNAFAU PhD course, must qualify MFA in applied Arts with 55% marks in aggregate. The selection process is based on a valid entrance exam score followed by an interview. Students who have already scored in UGC-NET/JRF, are exempted from the entrance test.
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international Applicants: Eligibility criteria for these students is based on their scores at 10+2 level and in PCM.
Upon fulfilling the above conditions, JNAFAU B.Arch applicants are shortlisted for counselling at.
JNAFAU officially conducts Counselling in Telangana for B.Arch admission. In 2020, JNAFAU issued the notification for Phase I – B.Arch Counselling on November 17. Counselling is conducted in the following series of events:
In 2020, names of 1151 qualified students were released for 805 seats. The highest score recorded in SAR was 90.75, for NATA 2020 was 177/200 and JEE Main (Paper 2) was 249/500 for B.Arch admission.
Those applicants whose names appeared in SAR, had to login in to TS B.Arch portal and select their choice of colleges.
B.Arch course is 5 years long and is offered across 11 affiliated colleges of JNAFAU. The other details are:
|Architecture||Housing||Urban & Regional Planning||Landing Architecture|
|Environmental Design||Urban Design||Conservation||-|
In order to participate in Counselling conducted for B.Arch Admission in Telangana, applicants have to follow the steps for applying online:
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As per the admission criteria, applicants must fulfil the following requirements:
The entrance exam for B.Des is different from the BFA entrance exam. The exam is a mix of both objective and descriptive type questions. The paper consists of the following topics:
|GK & Current Affairs||20 marks|
|General Art||20 marks|
|Communication Skills||50 marks|
|Illustrative, Analytical and Design Ability||50 marks|
|Memory Drawing||30 marks|
|Colour Coordination||30 marks|
JNAFAU sets the entrance exam for B.Des with a mix of both modern and abstract art. In order to get admission to B.Des, applicants should score 180/200. An admission list is generated by combining scores in FADEE and class XII.
Last year, JNAFAU BFA entrance exam was conducted in the 1st week of November. It is of 100 marks and has MCQ, descriptive and illustration type questions. BFA is usually scheduled for two days:
|Paper Code||Paper Name||Total Marks||Duration|
|Paper A||Memory Drawing & Colouring||100||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Paper B||Objective Type||50||50 minutes|
|Paper C||Object Drawing||100||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Paper D||Composition & Visual Communication||100||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Paper E||Objective Type||50||50 minutes|
The model entrance exam papers are given below specialization wise:
Admission criteria for B.Tech at JNAFAU is as follows:
JNAFAU B.Tech Course Highlights:
Check: TS EAMCET 2022 Exam Syllabus
Admission criteria for the following courses are as follows:
M.Tech: Applicants must have B.Arch / B.Tech (Civil) / Masters in Economics or Geography, from a recognized university.
M.Arch: Candidates should have completed B.Arch from a recognized university, to be eligible to apply for admission.
Selection Criteria is common for both the courses:
Check: PGECET Model Test Papers
MFA course at JNAFAU is offered both full time and part time. There are 56 seats for MFA admission. JNAFAU MFA Fee is INR 56,000 p.a. There are various specializations available. They are:
Regular MFA Specializations:
Part time MFA Specializations:
The following criteria needs to be fulfilled in order to be selected for the choice of specialization:
For MFA sample papers check:
This is a 4 year long programme, offering only one specialization - Applied Art. JNAFAU Phd Fee is INR 20,000 p.a.
Applicants have to apply online if they wish to apply for admission to JNAFAU courses. The courses which require national level entrance exams accept common applications. While those who would appear for the FADEE or JNAFAU entrance exams will have to apply through JNAFAU website. The following instructions for submitting applications are as follows:
The university offers online mode of application to the candidates. Follow the steps given below:
Application Fees: INR 1500 (for General Candidates) and INR 800 (for SC/ST Candidates)
Admission enrollments at JNAFAU depend upon the reservation of seats as per the guidelines. There are 85% seats reserved for local candidates who were admitted in the following institutions previously:
Other 15% seats are unreserved. The percentage of seats available for reserved category and special category students are as follows:
|Reserved Category Students|
|Special Category Students|
Ques. Is there any difference between SSS and general courses admission at JNAFAU?
Ans. No, there is no difference between the two. SSS just refers to a self financed programme. The courses offered in both types are similar in course structure, duration and outcomes but slightly different in fee criteria.
Ques. What is the seat intake for BFA admission at JNAFAU?
Ans. The following specializations are offered along with their seat intake:
|Specializations||Regular Intake||SSS Intake|
|Applied Art & Visual Communication||35 seats||30 seats|
|Photography & Visual Communication||30 seats||15 seats|
|Painting & Visual Communication||20 seats||15 seats|
|Sculpture||10 seats||10 seats|
Ques. Does JNAFAU admit students other than from Andhra Pradesh?
Ans. Yes, there is a 5% supernumerary seats reservation in terms of NIS or national integration scheme. This scheme allows students belonging to other states to study at JNAFAU provided they qualify for the state level entrance. Also prove their educational background equivalent to the state board of Andhra Pradesh.
Ques. Which entrances are required for JNAFAU admission?
Ans. There are mostly state level exams that are required for admission to JNAFAU courses. Details are as follows:
Ques. What is the pattern of MFA entrance conducted by JNAFAU?
Ans. The pattern of MFA entrance exam varies with each specialization. The pattern is as follows:
|Applied Art / Painting||
Written + Practical Examination
Ques. Are seats reserved for female candidates for JNAFAU admission?
Ans. Yes, 33 1/3% seats are reserved for women candidates at JNAFAU for admission to all courses for each category of students.
Ques. Where are JNAFAU entrance results published?
Ans. The results of entrance exams conducted by JNAFAU are published on its official website. The candidates have to click on the corresponding entrance link, enter the hall ticket number and a verification code. For more information check JNAFAU Results.
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|BFA||₹20,000 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|B.Arch||₹60,000 (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with Maths & NATA|
|B.Tech||₹50,000 (1st Year Fees)||10+2 + TS EAMCET|
|M.Arch||₹70,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|M.Tech||₹70,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|MFA||₹57,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|Ph.D||₹25,000 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|