About Us

Director Message

 

I feel delighted to welcome you to this creative institution which serves to represent an establishment dedicated exclusively as a Fine Arts & Design Institute. Institute of Fine Arts (IFA) is proud to have established the first private institute in Chandigarh to start BFA & MFA Degree and Diploma in Fine Arts program. Institute of Fine Arts was borne out of the need of the students of this region to express their creativity and provide them with the canvas to etch their potential.

In this era of globalization, with tremendous development in different fields various professional job oriented courses of diversified nature were commenced. BFA & MFA Degree is one of the 100% job oriented course.

I am sure that you would be able to make the best use of our highly qualified faculties, facilities and value added inputs.

I wish you great success and a bright future.

Dr. Balbinder Basson
Director
IFA, Chandigarh

 

About IFA, Chandigarh

Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), Chandigarh is proud to have established the first Fine Arts Institution for Degree and Diploma courses in Fine Arts in Chandigarh. Institute which has come up in 2004, was borne out of the need of the students of this region to express their creativity and provide them with the canvas to etch their potential. As there are only limited options available in this region IFA, the brain child of Dr. Balbinder Singh the director of the institute is PhD in Applied Arts, having 40 years’ experience and is topper in MFA of 1979 batch was initially imparting training to students to groom them as professionals in the field of Fine Arts, Painting, Applied Arts, Graphic Designing, Animation, Advertising, Packaging, Printing & Photography through short term courses. Out of these courses and through interaction with the masses there was a need and growing demand for Fine Arts and Graphic course. Hence IFA with the unstinting effort of its Directors and faculty finally started MFA, BFA, BA Fine Arts, MA Fine Arts, Diploma in Fine Arts, Art Classes, Short Terms and Hobby Courses.

Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), Chandigarh is Registered with Chandigarh Administration, run by FINE ART AND CULTURAL EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY (Regd.) and also ISO Certified

Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), Chandigarh offers a period of specialized study to its students in the subject of their choice, besides Regular and Online study creative criticisms and talks by the members of the teaching faculty, by distinguished contemporary artist are also arranged. Outdoor education comprising visits to Museums, Sketching, Art exhibitions, Printing units, Newspapers, Scenic spots etc. is a part of the curriculum.

Students to have substantial 15% theoretical and 85% practical knowledge subjects like History & Appreciation of Art, Aesthetics, Applied Arts, Illustrations, Oil Painting, Sketching, Portrait, Composition, Clay Modeling, Craft, Printmaking, and Life Study, Anatomy, Calligraphy, Photography many more

Career Paths/Scope

IFA, Chandigarh Fine Arts students are employed as

  • Fine Art Lecturer in Colleges
  • Art Director in Advertising Agencies
  • Media and Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Graphic Designer in IT Companies
  • Art Director In Magazine
  • Art Director in News Paper
  • Graphic Designer in TV/ Films
  • Illustrator in News Paper
  • Designer in Printing Press
  • Publication Houses
  • Event Management Companies
  • Book Illustrator Cartoonist
  • Professional Photo Journalist
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Product Photographer
  • Textile Designer
  • Website Designer
  • Animator
  • Packaging Designer
  • Children Games Designer

 

Privileges and appanages for on-roll students

Open 6 days a week

Head branch is open for weekdays and weekends for all 6 days a week. So here you have the option to join as per your choice. Being open for all days eases the student to get help and enquire any day.

Guidance by professional artist

The student gets a proper guidance by the professional artist specialized in their field. Professional artists guide and shows the right path which helps the students to get their work noticeable.

Group & individual classes

He classes run in a group but special attention is paid to all. The students are guided individually by the trained to polish their skill. These classes help the students to better understand their subject.

Learning with work experience

Student are benefited with work experience while the course is on as they get a chance to assist their guide in workshop. Work experience helps to understand one’s weak point& strong point.

More of practical training

The students are given more practical training rather than theory so that they get the full experience of their work. It eases them to have more practical knowledge which turns to be a great help when working independently.

Workshop & seminars

The students get an opportunity to attend workshops and seminars on different topics. The workshop fills you with new energy and enthusiasm. You learn to do work with more confidence.

Computer-Based designing courses

The students get an opportunity to attend workshops and seminars on different topics. The workshop fills you with new energy and enthusiasm. You learn to do work with more confidence.

Friendly staff to take care of you

The institute provides art scholarship to all genuine needy person who has a keen interest in art. So finance does not become a barrier for the art lover. In this way the institute helps those who are unable to fulfill their dream due to financial problems.

Art lectures

The lecture classes are conducted for all students to better understand the subject they are enrolled in. These lecture classes are very useful for the students to clarify their doubts and get to know their course in a better way..

Outdoor study

Classes are often conducted outdoor so that the students get out of the class and work in the lap of nature. This provides a good environment and peace to work and experiment. This also refreshes them.

Air-conditioned classroom

The institute always stands with the students by providing placement assistance. The students are properly guided for the placement. The deserving students are always helped in finding a proper place to work.

Placement assistance

The classroom are air-conditioned which provides a proper place for you to work and learn the environment becomes cozy. It helps you to adjust in all weather conditions and gives you full relaxation.

CCTV surveillance

CCTV surveillance is for the safety of all. All the classrooms have CCTV which also helps the head to keep an eye on the activities going in the class. It helps the students to be attentive and sincere with their work.

Artistic atmosphere

The classroom is arranged such as to create an artistic atmosphere where students get motivated to do work with concentration. This environment can’t be achieved at home. The students working on the different subject creates art in the air.

Mineral water

Thirst is not a problem. Mineral water is provided so it’s safe to drink. So you don’t need to carry a water bottle with you. Here you get fresh and safe water to drink drinking water machine is installed for convenience.

Refund Policy:

  1. The registration fee is nonrefundable.
  2. 80% fee is refundable if the student cancels His/her admission within 15 days prior to starting classes.
  3. 50% fee is refundable within 15 days after starting of semester, only if the student has not attended any class,
  4. If the student has attended any class NO fee will be refunded.

Late Fee

Rs.500/- after 10th, Rs 1000/- after 15th, and Rs. 4000/- (Rs 1000/- late fee + Rs. 3000/- re-registration) if fee paid after 25th of that month.

 

Registrations

 

 
Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), Chandigarh is Registered with Chandigarh Administration, run by FINE ART AND CULTURAL EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY (Regd.) and also ISO Certified