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BVA Admission 2021 - Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Colleges, Fees, Selection Process

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaPublished On: August 26, 2021

Plenty of top colleges in India offer admission to the BVA programme. Check out the detailed information about BVA Admissions 2021 including the eligibility, exams, application process, selection process, and top colleges associated with the course!

BVA Admission 2021

Popularly known as BVA, Bachelor of Visual Arts is a 4 years long programme offered at multiple top colleges in India. The course is designed to provide learning of various art forms such as sculpture, animation, videography, filmmaking, printmaking, drawing, architecture, design amongst others. 

Candidates are required to select the desired specialisation to take part in the admission process of BVA. Once the course and institute are finalised, aspirants need to check out the eligibility, application process, and selection process of BVA Admissions 2021. Scroll down the page to gather thorough information about BVA Admission.

BVA Entrance Exams in India 2021

Here are a few institute level BVA entrance exams that are desired to shortlist and provide admission to deserving candidates:

BVA Entrance Exams 2021

Application Process

Exam Date

Result Date

NIMS Entrance Test


To be Announced

To be Announced

MUSAT (Mody University Scholarships cum Admission Test)


August 29, 2021 (11:00 AM- 12:00 PM)

A few days after the exam

SUAT (Sharda University Admission Test)


September 06, 2021

A few days after the exam

BVA Application Process 2021

The application process of BVA depends entirely on the choice of the preferred institute. Some colleges consider an online application process while others conduct both online and offline processes. The aspiring candidates are required to check out the important dates related to BVA admission 2021 at the educational institute and submit the application form before the last date expires.

Although each university or institute has its own BVA Application Process. Here are a few generic steps explaining how to it in detail:

Step 1: Visit the home page of the official website of the institute.

Step 2: Find out the link to the online BVA application process and click on it.

Step 3: Register yourself by entering the valid personal details and contact information.

Step 4: Verify your email address by entering the OTP.

Step 5: After the successful completion of registration, click on log-in.

Step 6: Fill in all the academic and personal credentials carefully in the application form.

Step 7: Upload the valid and scanned documents including your signature and photograph.

Step 8: Make the application fee payment through net banking, credit/ debit card. For offline registration, you can also pay through a Demand Draft (DD)

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BVA Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021

Before applying for admission to any of the BVA colleges in India, an individual must always visit the eligibility criteria prescribed by the institute. A candidate can only apply for admission at the desired college if he/she fulfills the BVA eligibility criteria laid down by the necessary institute. 

Provided below are the conditions that must be met to be a part of the admission process of BVA:

  • Candidates must have cleared the class 12th exam. 

  • Applicants must have passed the class 12th exam from a recognized board of education like CBSE, ICSE etc.

  • The overall aggregate varies from college to college. However, it may lie between 45% to 55%.

  • Since the programme is not stream-specific, candidates from any stream are eligible to apply for BVA admissions.

  • It is vital for the aspirants to acquire passing marks in all the subjects of class 12th.

  • Candidates not meeting the eligibility norms will not be considered qualified to apply for the application process.

  • Some colleges also give preference to candidates who are proficient in the English language.

BVA Selection Process 2021

The selection process of BVA is different for each college. A few educational institutes shortlist candidates based on merit while some conduct an entrance test to pick out the deserving candidates. 

A merit list is released by the colleges that select students directly based on marks acquired in class 12th while others release the merit list as per the performance in the entrance exam. Either way, a list of candidates is announced who are further called to participate in the counselling process. 

Certain colleges also conduct a personal interview and portfolio round to handpick the best candidates out of the lot. 

Top BVA Colleges in India 2021

There are plenty of leading colleges that provide admission to the BVA programme. Here is the list of popular BVA colleges in India including their respective location, selection process, and course fee:

College Name


Selection Process

Course Fee (Annual)

Parul University

Vadodara, Gujarat


INR 60,000

Vogue Institute of Art and Design (VIAD)

Karnataka, Bangalore


INR 2,27,000 to INR 2,50,000

Cavalier Group of Institutions (CGI)

Karnataka, BangaloreMerit-basedINR 1,23,000

NIMS University

Jaipur, Rajasthan

NIMS Entrance Test

INR 40,000

Jagran Lakecity University (JLU)

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Based on Academic Background and Personal Interview

INR 1,55,000

Acharya Institute of Technology (AIT)

Bangalore, Karnataka


INR 99,000

Mody University

Sikar, Rajasthan

Online Test (MUSAT) followed by Personal Interview & Portfolio Rounds

INR 1,95,000

Koshys Animation & Media School (KAMS)

Bangalore, Karnataka


INR 1,24,000

Sharda University

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

SUAT (Sharda University Admission Test)

INR 82,400

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This was all the important information regarding BVA Admissions 2021. If you have any more questions, feel free to write to us in the QnA zone. You can also take personalised admission-related assistance from our experts by either dialing the helpline number 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill up the Common Application Form.

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