Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art

Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art

Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art

The Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy School of Art (Sir J. J. School of Art), is the oldest art institution in Mumbai, and is affiliated with the University of Mumbai.The school grants Bachelor's degrees in fine art and sculpture, and Master's degrees in fine art. In 1958, the school was divided, with the Departments of Architecture and Applied Art becoming the Sir J. J. College of Architecture and Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art respectively. In 1981, the School became affiliated with the University of Mumbai.

Terms of Admission

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Bachelor of Fine Art

Candidates seeking admission to the first year Degree Course in Painting / Sculpture / Metal Work / Textile Design / Interior Decoration/ Ceramics: Eligibility of Maharashtra State & OMS candidate appearing for CET 2013

Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed/appeared the HSC (Std.XII /10+ 2 Level) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (any stream) or its Equivalent examination with English as one of the subject and secured minimum 45% marks in aggregate. (40% marks in aggregate for backward class Category candidates belonging to M.S. only).

Eligibility criteria for admission to GOI nominees/J & K Migrants/Foreign Nationals/ Foreign Students/PIO There will be THREE practical Subjects each of 50 marks and one General Knowledge (objective type) paper of 40 Marks. Assignment of merit number will be out of 200 marks, out of which 150 marks for practical examination, 40 marks for General Knowledge (Objective type) examination.

Sir J. J. School of Art Campus, Dr. D. N. Road, Fort, Mumbai-400001.
Telephone: 022-22620231 Fax: 022-22620232
Helpline:022-22632063 Email:

Master of Fine Art - Painting (by Papers)

Every Candidate for the M.F.A. Degree (by papers) of Painting shall have to register as a postgraduate student of the University.

A Candidate for being eligible for admission to the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) degree course in different branches must have passed the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree examination (12 + 4 or 10 + 5 degree course) in the respective branch, of the University of Mumbai or an equivalent examination of another University of India/Abroad recognized by this University as equivalent thereto. Candidate must have passed the B.F.A degree in the respective branch in Second Class. The admission to the course will be made purely on the merits of the candidate's qualification and performance in an interview to be held by the panel of staff and/or experts appointed by the Principal / Dean / Head of the Department of college of Fine Arts, affiliated to the University of Mumbai; in which the candidate is seeking admission.

The Interview will carry 100 marks, out of which 50 marks will be 50% marks of the grand total of the marks obtained at degree examination of B.F.A. (in respective branch) and remaining 50 marks w ill be allotted to the candidate's performance in the interview. It is mandatory for the applying candidate to produce his / her B.F.A. Class/Sessional/Term-work entire portfolio at the time of interview.



To pass M.F.A. (by Papers) in respective branch – Part-I or Part-II of the examination, a candidate must obtain a minimum of 50 percent marks in each of the Theory papers. Sessional Work, Dissertation and Viva-voce; separately. Grade/Grade points/Class will be awarded on the performance of a candidate in the Part I and Part II examination taken together.

To pass the examination the candidate must obtained 50% marks in individual subjects and in aggregate total together for passing the examination.Those successful candidates who have obtained less than 60% of the marks on the aggregate will be placed in the Second Class.

Those of the successful candidate who obtain a minimum of 60% of the marks on the aggregate will be placed in the First Class and those of the successful candidates who obtain a minimum of 70% of the marks on the aggregate will be declared to have passed the examination in the First Class with distinction. .

Sir J. J. School of Art

78, Dr. D. N. Road, Fort,  
Mumbai - 400 001
Phone No.: +91.22.22621652
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