Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many departments are there?
A. Three. Painting, Sculpture and Music.

Q. What are the courses offered under painting?
A. Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) and Master of Visual Art (MVA).

Q. What is the scheduled session of the class?
A. May to April.

Q. Is the organization affiliated?
A. The Institute is affiliated service centre of DMS Lalithakala Mahasamsthana, Mysore under Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) and also from Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh registered under Society Registration Act S/33019

Q. What is the mode of learning?
A. Maya Chitram offers distance mode of learning for BFA and MVA. Apart from BFA and MVA, institute offers several other courses too on regular basis.

Q. Is there any special care for the distant student?
A. Personal Contact Program (PCP) conducted every month for the students enrolled under distance mode of learning and depends on their prerogative to attend the PCP.

Q. Degree awarded by which University?
A. For the courses of BFA and MVA the degree will be awarded by Karnataka State Open University (KSOU).

Q. How many classes conducted for the students of BFA and MVA?
A. Two Personal Contact Program (PCP) of seven days each shall be conducted every year for the students enrolled under BFA/MVA and that has to attend compulsorily.

Q. Whether the Institute is being aided by government?
A. The Institution is awarded by the Governor of West Bengal and aided by ICA Department, Sangeet Natak Academy and District Library Authority.


  • Maya Chitram Art Institute
  • Kala Bhavan
  • B. S. Road
  • Cooch Behar, West Bengal
  • Phone : 03582-225341
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