BFA in Sculpture - Tribhuvan University


Tribhuvan University

Humanities and Social Sciences

4 year(s)


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The Course for BFA (Sculpture) begins with preliminary aspects of clay modeling of simple human parts like ear, nose and eyes and is led to the studies of human head. As the student progress he or she is exposed to other medium like wood-carving and stone carving of human head and full life studies — along with the knowledge of composition. Finally, a student will have known the sound knowledge of human full form and composition. Simultaneously, techniques of Metal Casting are also given to the students. 

For the students of the Traditional Sculpture, in addition to the basics at drawings, the lessons on the relief and round compositions based on traditions sculpture are provided. Other elements of traditional sculpture like relief and round carvings on motifs and patterns in story, also gradually introduced. In the following years, the student will have learnt to sculpt, or create independently — full figures of deities — as according to the traditional ways. 


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Admission criteria

For admission in BFA in Traditional Nepali Sculpture program of Tribhuvan University, students must have:

  1. Scored needed GPA for the study of Fine Arts.
  2. Passed 10+2 program in any stream.

Curricular structure

First Year 

S.N.PaperSubjectCodeFull MarksPass Marks
1.1Compulsory Englishptg c110035
2.1Compulsory Nepaliptg c210035
3.1Drawingptg 31110040
4.iiHead Studyptg 31210040
5.iiiCompositionptg 31310040
6.ivHistory of Art Theory and Aestheticsptg 31410035
Total600

Second Year 

SN. PaperSubjectCodeFul MarksPass Marks
1. iiCompulsory EnglishSculp. c110035
2. vDrawingSculp.3155020
3. viHead StudySculp.31610040
4. viiCompositionSculp.31710040
5. viiiWood CarvingSculp.31810040
6. xiTechnical TheorySculp.3195018
7. xHistory of Arts, AestheticsSculp.32010035
Total600

Third Year 

S.N.PaperSubjectCodeFull MarksPass Marks
1.xiDrawingSculp 3215020
2.xiiLife StudySculp 32210040
3.xiiiCompositionSculp 32310040
4.xivStone CarvingSculp 32410040
5.xnTechnical TheorySculp 3255018
6.xviHistory of Arts and AestheticsSculp 32610035
Total500

Fourth Year 

S.N.PaperSubjectCodeFull MarksPass Marks
1.xviiDrawingsculp 32710040
2.xviiiLife Studysculp 32810040
3.xixCompositionsculp 32910040
4.xxMetal Castingsculp 33010040
5.xxiNew Mediasculp 33110040
6.xxiiHistory of Arts and Aestheticssculp 33210035
 Total600