Every candidate for the M.F.A. degree (by Papers) branches of (1) Applied Arts (2) Paining (3) History of Arts (4) Sculpture (5) Textile Design (6) Metal Work (7) Ceramics and (8) Interior Decoration shall have to register as a Post-graduate student of the University.
The B.F.A. degree in respective branches of this University or the Government Diploma in respective branches of the Government of Maharashtra or an examination of any other body recognized as equivalent thereto, for being eligible for admission to the M.F.A. degree by Research in the respective branches. And must have thereafter obtained FIVE years experience of teaching to the classes leading to the B.F.A. degree in this University or the Government Diploma in the respective branches. (Note: Registration as a post-graduate student shall be a condition precedent to the commencement of the studies for the degree of M.F.A. (By Research). A candidate for being eligible for admission to the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) (By Papers) degree courses in different branches must have passed in 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.