Pahal Design

LPU – Lovely Professional University

Fine Arts

TThe domain of Fine Arts at LPU fuels creativity and experimentation of the young minds sharpening their visualization and aesthetic sensibilities. It introduces them to the realm of limitless possibilities using diverse mediums of creative expression such as painting, commercial design, printmaking, sculpture and photography and latest software. Its industry and research oriented curricula is enriched with workshops, guest lectures and live projects. The department aims to enable the students to evolve a personal pathway and style for their creative expression.

Department of Fine Arts was introduced at LPU in the year 2008 which offered a four year professional BFA program in Applied Art specialization. The department extended its scope by introducing specialization in Painting in 2011; while the specialization of Sculpture was introduced in 2013 for both BFA and MFA programs. Presently, it offers BFA program in four specializations i.e. Applied Art, Painting, Sculpture and Photography and MFA program with three specializations i.e.Painting, Applied Art, and Sculpture. Same specializations are also offered to those who want to opt for a three year BA Fine Arts program or MA Fine Arts program. The department also promotes research and experimentation through Ph.D. Full-time program and Ph.D. Part-time programs.

Courses Offered at LPU

SL. No. Under Graduate Programmes Jalandhar
1. B.A. (Fine Arts)
2. Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
SL. No. Post-Graduation Programmes Jalandhar
1. M.A. (Fine Arts)

2. Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

SL. No. After Post Graduation programmes Jalandhar
1. Ph.D(Fine Arts)[Full Time]
2. Ph.D(Fine Arts)[Part Time]

Course Details

Course B.A. Fine Arts in Painting, Applied Art, Sculpture and Photography
Duration 3 yrs. (6 Semesters)
Eligibility Pass in 10+2 or equivalent.
Exposure to various styles of painting, including portraiture, landscape, still life, printmaking and life drawing.
Course B.F.A. in Painting, Applied Art, Sculpture, Photography and Printmaking.
Duration 4 yrs. (8 Semesters)
Eligibility Pass in 10+2 or equivalent
Internationally accepted program offering specialization in Painting, Applied Art, Sculpture,Photography, and Printmaking. Intensive studio and outdoor study in manual and digital mode.
Course M.F.A. in Painting, Applied Art and Sculpture
Duration 2 yrs. (4 Semesters)
Eligibility Pass in BFA or any 4 year Graduation (with subject of Fine Arts like drawing or Painting or equivalent)
Advanced programme offering expertise in Painting, Applied Art, and Sculpture. Intensive studio and outdoor practices with live projects introduced.
Course M.A. Fine Arts in Painting, Applied Art and Sculpture
Duration 2 yrs. (4 Semesters)
Eligibility Pass in any Graduation (with subjects of Fine Arts like drawing or Painting or equivalent)
Pass in any Graduation with two 2 Yrs or 1 Yrs Diploma in Fine Arts like drawing or Painting or equivalent
Exposure to advanced styles of painting with modern techniques and media supporting idea generation and experimentation in various mediums and techniques
Course Ph.D. (Fine Arts) (Full Time/Part Time)
Duration Minimum 3 yrs. (from the date of initial registration)

a) Master’s degree with 55% aggregate marks in a relevant discipline or equivalent, subject to clearing LPUNEST and Interview.

b) Other conditions as prescribed in the Guidelines for Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programmes.
(5% relaxation to SC/ ST/ OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled candidates)

Emphasizes on off-the-shelf research to create new knowledge and explore future challenges. The researcher is expected to identify the research gaps, formulate objectives, develop methodologies for finding solutions to real life problems in the field of Art.

Student Acheivements


2nd Prize in on the spot painting, AIU National- 2017

Gurkirat Singh

2nd Prize in Poster making, AIU National- 2017

Narind Walia

Awarded in the International Best 50 Painting Award

Yadvendra Singh

Get covered by the Hindu, National Edition


Pata- Chitra Patua Art Workshop

Department of Fine art arranged Pata-Chitra Patua Art Workshop in March 2018 that was conducted by Ranjit Chitrakaar and Swarna Chitrakaar (Folk Artist of Kolkata).

Workshop on Lost Wax Technique of Metal Casting

Metal Casting in Lost Wax Technique was learned by students in a workshop conducted by industry experts from 12-23 March 2018.

Guest lecture and workshop by Sikander Singh (Artist)

Live Demonstration of Water Color and Acrylic Painting was given by artist Sikander Singh in a workshop Co-ordinated by the department in collaboration with Camlin India.

Guest Lecture by Prof. Dr. Brijender Singh Chauhan

Department of Fine Arts organized a guest lecture on Print Media and Digital technology by Dr. Brijender Singh Chauhan, Professor from Delhi College of Art , Department of Applied Arts on 12 Oct 2018.

Andrew Lalremruata

Awarded cash award of Rs. 21,000 in 84th All India Exhibition of Arts, 2018 for his sculpture ‘Fading Warrior at Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar.

Creative Contour 2018 (Annual Art Show) in the Department. 26-28 Nov 2018


Life at Lovely Professional University

LPU TV Commercial