Rabindra Bharati University - Admission Notice of P.G. Course in Faculty of Visual Arts 2018-2019
RABINDRA BHARATI UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Visual Arts
Admission Notice of P.G. Course in Visual Arts
University invites online applications for admission to Post-graduate Courses (M.F.A. / M.A.) of 2-year duration consisting of 4 Semesters of 6-month each in the following subjects under the Faculty of Visual Arts in the session 2018-2019.
Online Application can be made on the University Website : www.rbu.ac.in and www.admission.rbu.net.in
from 09/07/2018 to 16/07/2018.
Last date for online payment through Payment Gateway is 17/07/2018 upto 04:00 P.M.
Schedule for Admission in MA in the Faculty of Arts
As desired by the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, the following schedule for admission to P.G. Courses in the Various Subjects under the Faculty of Visual Arts in 2018-19 session is hereby notified for information to all concerned:
Publication and Notification of Advertisement in the website (www.rbu.ac.in)
Publication and Notification of Advertisement in the Newspaper
on or before 06/07/2018
Availability of online Admission form
09/07/2018 to 16/07/2018 (up to 05:00 P.M.)
Last date of online payment of application fees through Payment Gateway
17/07/2018 (up to 04:00 P.M.)
Publication List for Admission Test
To collect Admit Card from the University Website
24/07/2018 to 25/07/2018
Date of Written & Practical Test
26/07/2018 & 27/07/2018
Publication result of Written Test
Date of Viva-voce
02/08/2018 & 03/08/2018
Publication of 1st Provisional Merit List
07/08/2018 (after 05:00 P.M.)
Provisional Admission of 1st Merit List through Payment Gateway
08/08/2018 to 11/08/2018
Commencement of Classes of the provisionally admitted Students
Confirmation of Admission through verification of original documents in the Faculty office
17/08/2018 to 24/08/2018
M.F.A. : (2-yr. under semester system) Subjects: Painting, Sculpture, History of Art, Graphics - Printmaking and Applied Art.
Note: Each candidate will be allowed to apply for one subject only.
Eligibility: At least 50% marks in B.F.A./B.V.A. / B. Fine. or its equivalent from any U.G.C. recognized University. (Relaxation up to 10% for SC / ST / PH candidates)
M.A. in Museology (2-yr. self-financing under Semester System) Eligibility: Honours Graduate or its equivalent / Post Graduate with Honours in any subject from any UGC recognized University are eligible to apply.
Admission to the M.F.A. programmes in the Subjects of Painting, Applied Art, Sculpture, Graphics and History of Art would be made through admission test.
Total marks of Admission Test would 100. Admission Test would be taken in 2 (two) phases as noted below:
For the subjects of Applied Art, Painting, Graphics and Sculpture:
1st Phase - Full marks : 25
Written test – 25 marks
2nd Phase –Full marks : 75
Evaluation of works – 50 marks
Viva-voce- 25 marks
For the subject of History of Art:
1st Phase - Full marks : 50
Written test – 50 marks
2nd Phase –Full marks :50
Evaluation of works – 25 marks
Viva-voce – 25 marks
The candidates obtaining at least 40% marks in the Written Test (30% for SC/ST and 36% for OBC-A & B candidates) would qualify in the 1st phase of Admission Test and only the qualified candidates would be eligible for the Viva-voce and Evaluation of Works. The result of the qualified candidates would be published on the University website.
In the 2nd phase of admission test, 40% (30% for SC/ST and 36% for OBC-A & B candidates) marks would be the qualifying marks in the Viva-voce and Evaluation of Works taken together.
Aggregate of the total score (a + b = total score) would be counted towards preparation of merit lists which would be subject to verification. Only the marks obtained in the admission test will be counted towards preparation of merit list.
Admission to M.A. in Museology:
Admission to M.A. in Museology would be made through admission test and the detailed modalities of which would be notified at the time of publication of eligibility lists of candidates.
For the subjects under the Faculty of Visual Arts: Provisional lists of the candidates selected for admission test will be published on the University website on 21/07/2018.
Downloading of Admit Cards: 24/07/2018 to 25/07/2018.
Admit Cards will have to be downloaded by the candidates themselves by entering their Application Identification Number (AIN) printed on their downloaded Application Form. The candidates must print two copies of the downloaded admit card. The admit Card will be required to be produced at the time of Admission Test. Candidate will not be allowed to sit for the Admission Test without Admit Card.
Prospective dates of Admission Ist Phase of Admission Test for Visual Arts (Written & Practical): 26/07/2018 and 27/07/2018.
Publication of Selected List of Candidates for 2nd Phase of Admission Test for Visual Arts (viva-voce) on basis of the result of Ist Phase of Admission Test for Visual Arts (Written & Practical) : 31/07/2018.
Prospective dates of 2nd Phase of Admission Test for Visual Arts (viva-voce): 02/08/2018 and 03/08/2018.
Publication of 1st provisional merit list (on the website): 07/08/2018.
Admission of 1st provisional merit list through payment gateway: 08/08/2018 to 11/08/2017 (from 11:30 A.M. to 03:30 P.M.).
Prospective date of commencement of classes : 17/08/2018.
Confirmation of Admission : 17/08/2018 to 24/08/2018.
Reservation of seats for the reserved categories of ST/SC/OBC/PH will be as per the West Bengal Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Rules, 2013.
Few seats are reserved in each course for Foreign / NRI students against a higher rate of tuition fees. In case of non-availability of Foreign / NRI students, Indian students may be considered in those seats against the same higher rate of tuition fees. For these seats, application will be invited after the admission of 2nd merit list. Such applications will have to be downloaded from the University website by entering the system generated application form number which has already been submitted for consideration of admission.
Therefore, it is to be noted that only the candidates who have already submitted application form for admission in this session i.e. 2018-19, will get the chance to apply.
Sports quota is not applicable in the subjects under the Faculties of Visual Arts.
As per Govt. Rules, the candidates belonging to reserved categories (SC / ST/ OBC-A / OBC-B) who have found place in the general merit list on the basis of their merit will also be placed in the merit list for the reserved categories of candidates. It is mandatory for such candidates to exercise their option on whether they would like to be placed in the general merit list or the separate merit list for reserved categories of candidates.
Admission would be made as per the option exercised by the candidates. The option once exercised shall not be altered under any circumstances.
Application Processing Fee:
Rs. 250/- + additional charge of Bank (Rs. 150/- + additional charge of Bank for PWD candidates)
Course Fees to be paid at the time of admission for 1st Semester :
Subjects: Applied Art, Graphics - Printmaking, Painting, Sculpture, History of Art:
Rs. 1965/- + additional Bank Charge and For Foreign Students : Rs. 5115/- + additional Bank Charge
Rs. 7815/- + additional Bank Charge and For Foreign Students : Rs. 14115/- + additional Bank Charge
The applicants are advised to follow the instructions noted hereunder while filling up the Application Forms online:
In order to apply online, applicants have to register themselves first.
During registration, applicant will be asked to provide an e-mail id and a mobile
number, these must be valid ones because initial login password will be sent to the
provided e-mail id and mobile number via SMS, and in future, all correspondences
in this regard may be made to these e-mail id and the given mobile no. via SMS.
Applicants must provide valid email id & mobile number. else the registration
process will not be completed.
After registration, the password will be sent to the registered e-mail id and mobile
It is recommended that the applicant should change their password on the first log
in, if required.
After successful login, applicant will be required to select course(s) he / she may
wish to apply and check the eligibly first. Once found eligible he / she can fill up
rest of the Admission Form.
An applicant will be required to upload his / her scanned Photograph and Signature
during filling up the admission form, therefore, he/she is advised to keep these
ready before filling up the admission form.
If the applicant does not have all required information at the time of filling the
form, he/she can save the incomplete application as a draft (by clicking on ‘Next’
or ‘Previous’ button) and log out. Later, by login back to his/her account again
he/she may complete the rest of application form.
After filling up all required information to submit the same, applicant must agree
with the given declaration, clicking on check box. It is important to note that, once
it is submitted, the information already entered cannot be altered under any
circumstances. Therefore, they are advised to be sure about the accuracy and
relevance of the filled up information before clicking the submit button.
After Submission of the application, applicant will be able to download or take
print out of the filled up ‘Application Form’ bearing the AIN (Application
Identification Number) and his / her other information relating to instructions for
payment of Application Processing Fees through Payment Gateway. Application
shall be summarily rejected, if payment is not made as per instructions given in the
auto-generated Instruction Sheet for Payment.
The automatically generated AIN (Application Identification Number) number
shall be treated as unique identification number for an application during the
admission process. Therefore, any Application Form erroneously downloaded and
printed without automatically generated AIN (Application Identification
Number) will not be accepted under any circumstances.
The applications, once applied by the Applicant cannot be cancelled or altered and
the amount paid for the same by the Applicant is not refundable. All amount(s)
paid by the Applicant, for application to the course(s) offered by ‘Rabindra Bharati
University’ shall stand appropriated. In case of multiple payments, being processed
for a single application, the extra amount may be refunded to the Applicant after
verification, if applied for.
After successful Submission of the application, applicant will be able to download or
take print out of the filled up ‘Application Form’ bearing the AIN (Application
Identification Number) and his / her other information relating to instructions for
payment of Application Processing Fees through Payment Gateway. Application shall
be summarily rejected, if payment is not made as per instructions given in the autogenerated
Instruction Sheet for Payment.
Step 1: The Applicant will be asked to click on the Payment Button. Once it is clicked on the Payment Button, the applicant will be redirected to the Payment Gateway for payment of requisite Application Processing Fees.
Step 2: Any one of the following 3(three) methods for payment of Application Processing Fees can be opted:
Online payment through Net Banking or Credit Cards or Debit Cards of any bank.
Through Cash/Challan: A Pay-in-slip will have to be generated. The candidate can submit the fees through Cash/Challan in any of the branches of Allahabad Bank after 24 hours of printing the auto-generated Cash / Challan.
Through NEFT: A Pay-in-slip will have to be generated. The candidate can submit the fees through NEFT in any branch of the Bank in which he/she has his/her Bank Account.
Example: If a candidate has bank account in State Bank of India (SBI), he/she can submit the fees through NEFT in any branches of the State Bank of India (SBI).
Step 3: After payment of fees through any one of the aforesaid methods, the candidate is advised to log in again into the admission portal with his/her log in id and passwords and see payment history. Candidates are advised to see the payment history at least after 24 hours of successful transaction.
No student will participate in, abet or propagate ragging in the University
campus and hostels as per order of the Honorable Supreme Court.
Candidates admitted elsewhere in any degree course must submit certificate or any
other relevant document showing cancellation from the said degree course at the time of
admission. Failing which, his/her candidature will be treated as cancelled.
No candidate will be allowed for admission to pursue two or more concurrent
degree courses (regular/external) simultaneously as per UGC norms.
Candidates interested in admission will be required to collect all information
regarding interview/test and admission dates in this regard from the University
Admission of a candidate will be cancelled if any information given by him/her is
found to be wrong or suppressed.
Submission of application Forms for admission does not imply any right to admission
and selection for admission does not assure accommodation in University Hostels.
The list of the Candidates selected for interview/written test /admission will generally
be treated as cancelled as soon as the corresponding last date is over.
Duly filled-in downloaded application form should be signed by the candidate and
his/her parent/guardian at the given spaces of the form.
The duly filled-in application form along with self-attested copies of all mark sheets,
certificates and other relevant documents and copy of Bank payment receipt, has to be
retained by the candidate.
The applicant is not required to submit the hard copy of duly filled-in
downloaded Application Form to the University. However, the hard copy of duly
filled-in downloaded Application Form along with self-attested copies of all mark sheets,
certificates and other relevant documents and copy of payment receipt will be required
only at the later stage during admission test and if the candidate is provisionally
selected for admission .
In case of any disputes, the decision of the University will be final and binding to all