BFA in Sculpture

BFA in Sculpture

4 years

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. 

Salient Features

Entrance Form Rs 1000/-

1st-year admission and tuition fee approx  Rs. 20000/- per year.

2nd-year admission and tuition fee approx  Rs. 20000/- per year.

3rd-year admission and tuition fee approx  Rs. 20000/- per year.

4th-year admission and tuition fee approx  Rs. 20000/- per year.

  • Books, stationery, and other materials are excluded from the above fees.
  • Fees are subject to change.
  • Scholarships are available to regular, talented, and needy students according to rules.


All the candidates must have passed +2. Students from every discipline are accepted.

All the candidates must appear for the entrance test and clear the test for admission.

Admission Criteria

Documents required for registration:

  •           1. Copy of SEE Mark-sheet and Character Certificate
  •           2. Original Migration Certificate of +2
  •           3. Copy of +2 Mark-sheet and Character Certificate
  •           4.  PP size photo 2 Copy
  •           5. Rs 1000/- for the Entrance form and approx. Rs 20000/- per year for admission

Job Prospects

Possible Career Paths after Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Sculpture and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Traditional Nepali sculpture

Artist, Art Educator, Exhibition Designer, Industrial Designer, Museum Technicians and Conservators, Curator, Craft Artist, etc.

Other options after specialization

Art Historian, Curator, Art Administrator, Art Activist,  Museum Manager, Researcher, Tattoo Artist, Art Critic, Interior Designer, Conservator, Restorer, Heritage Expert, Museologist, etc.

Curricular Structure

Program Format:

  • Foundation: BFA First Year
  • Specialization: BFA Second, Third, and Fourth Years

Students enrolled in BFA in Painting, BFA in Sculpture, and BFA in Graphic Communication, are offered the same course in the first year and specialization starts only in the second year. Similarly, students enrolled in BFA Classical Vocal/Instrument (Music), BFA in Classical Tabala (Music), and BFA in Classical Dance (Music), are offered the same basic course in the First Year and Specialization starts in the Second Year.

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

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

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

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