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Departmental Profile

The Department of Visual Arts was established in 1996. Assam University is the first among the North Eastern Universities to offer four year BVA (2 semester foundation + 6 semester specialization) in Applied Arts, Painting & Sculpture. The department has developed its audio-visual facilities for class room teaching. The Department along with the task of documentation of folk art, is also trying to train the student in the field of New Media art, Installation, Digital Art, Video Art etc. to compete with the contemporary art scenario. The Department also have UGC sanctioned "Special Assistance Programme" (DRS).

Courses Offered

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats Programn Course Structure Timetable
BVA(by course work) Eight Semesters 40 BVA Syllabus
MVA(by course work) Four Semesters 40 MVA Syllabus
Ph.D. (by course & research work)
Open Course Paper

IPP Syllabus


Name & Qualification Designation Area of Specialization Contact & Email ID
B. Ruma Sharma,  Ph.D. Professor Sculpture, Metal Casting
Sivan G.  MFA,Ph.D. Professor Painting, Graphics
Narendra T.  MFA Associate Professor Painting, Mural
Nirmal Kanti Roy,  MFA,Ph.D. Associate Professor Applied Art, Computer Graphics, Photography
Abhibrata Chakraborty,  MFA,Ph.D. Associate Professor Painting
Somaditya Dutta,  MFA Assistant Professor Sculpture
Saday Chandra Das, MFA,Ph.D Assistant Professor Painting
Debashish Chakraborty, MFA,Ph.D Assistant Professor Applied Art
Raj Kumar Mazinder, MFA,Ph.D Assistant Professor Graphic Arts
Nilam Kumari,  MFA,Ph.D Assistant Professor Sculpture
Rajan Kumar Vaidhya, MFA,Ph.D Assistant Professor Painting
Ganesh Nandi,  MFA,Ph.D Assistant Professor Sculpture
Gautam Dutta,  MFA Assistant Professor Applied Art / 9435342636

Head of the Department

Prof. B. Ruma Sharma 

: 03842- 270845 (O)


Students passed out from the Department of Fine Arts, Assam University have been absorbed by

1. Reputed Institutions/ Universities/ Colleges/ Govt. Institutions
2. Industrial and Advertising organizations in different parts of the country.
3. Film Industry/ Electronic and IT industry
4. As Professional Artists in different parts of Country
5. Are self employed as printers and publishers
6. As Animation Artists.