Tamil Nadu Dr. J . Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University (TNJJMFAU)


30 years back, we set off our humble beginnings to serve the cause of quality fine art education. With hard work and perseverance at heart, we could impart not just fine art education but knowledge to generations just as transforming barren land to a vibrant ecosystem. Today, Lalit Kalakshetra,Raviraj College of Fine Arts (RCFA) has flourished into a fertile environment, serving enriching values to its students as well as faculty. Looking back, we express our sincerest gratitude to all those who were with us on this journey.

RCFA offers the following UG Degrees and PG Degrees in Art & Culture in affiliation with The
Tamil Nadu Dr. J . Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University (TNJJMFAU).

It has a strong focus on individualized attention for each student. Students are also given a high level of creative freedom and independence in their studies—artistic promise is the number one criterion for admission. Students present their work to the public in exhibitions, concerts,dramatic productions, short film productions, readings, and lectures.

There are Four Departments in the college. The Department of Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Design Department, and Media studies has an independent Art,

Music and Dance Library with wide ranging titles in its collection. It is one of the best in the city of Coimbatore exclusively for Visual Arts and Performing Arts. The Library is exclusively for reference only and is managed by a library assistant. The Institute has well-furnished class rooms and conference hall for conducting regular classes and extension activities and it has well equipped Labs, Studios and Workshops to sharpen the brilliant minds.

The Academic Tours to various art & cultural festivals, historic places, events etc., are an inherent part of the curriculum.

Raviraj College of Fine Arts also having an ‘Artrendz Art Gallery’ for displaying not only the work of its own students but also holding curated art shows.

‘Contact the College, visit the campus and speak to students and faculty to understand the College and Course better’. Apply well in advance since the procedure of admission is long!


(Lalit Kalakshetra Group of Fine Art Institutions)
  • College with Holistic Excellence!
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified Institution!
  • Having six centers and a College Campus in Coimbatore offering specialized Professional courses for the past 31 years.
  • Career related skill based Vocational Courses.
  • Nurturing entrepreneurship and professional skills with developmental courses.
  • Keeping pace with the changing times and technology.
  • Training by Eminent Professionals
  • Qualified, Dedicated and Professional Faculty.
  • Published more than 37 Art and Design books!
  • Publishing ‘Art Beats’ (Monthly), and ‘Kalaimalar’ (once in two months)
  • Publishing Newsletter (Quarterly)
  • Recognised by Avinashilingam University (1999)
  • Recognised by Bharathiar University (2008)
  • Affiliated to Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University (2015)
  • Most modern infrastructure
  • Excellent academic resources
  • ‘Kalagram’ – Picturesque Campus offer world class fine art educational opportunities to young minds. Pollution free environment. Serene Atmosphere at the foot hill.
  • International Curriculum
  • Sizable students-Teachers Ratio
  • Grading system for Evaluation
  • CCTV Surveillance
  • Industrial Visits /Fieldtrips/Educational expeditions (Regional/National)
  • Unique Club Activities for the Fine Arts & Performing Arts (Coimbatore Art Foundation; ‘Nrithya’ Centre for arts and Pranava Nadha Sabha)
  • Free WIFI facilities
  • A well-equipped Library
  • Artrendz Art Gallery – Traditional & Contemporary Art shows, round the year.
  • Outreach Programme
  • Providing ‘Rani Lakshmi Memorial Scholarship’ to merit and deserving students.
  • Service to Public through Art!
  • Creating Professionals
  • 100% Placement!

Under Graduate

Painting - Regular – Bachelor of Fine Arts – 4 years/8 Semesters.

Eligibility: +2 Higher secondary pass or an equivalent. - and Clearing entrance examination (Life study in Graphite or Charcoal (Practical); Still Life from model-Water colour (Practical); Objective type exam (Written) Fundamentals of art & current Art Affairs); and a Personal Interview. Career Counselling services are with utmost care and have a high job placement rate after graduation.

Bharathanatyam - Regular - 3 Years /6 Semesters

Eligibility: +2 Higher secondary pass or an equivalent.

Post Graduate

Painting - Regular – Bachelor of Fine Arts – 2 years/4 Semesters.

Eligibility: BFA pass in appropriate subject - Clearing entrance examination (Life study in Oil (Practical);Composition in Oil or Acrylic (Practical); Objective type exam (Written) Indian and world art & current Art Affairs); Candidates should produce their original work of art during panel interview.

Painting - Regular – Bachelor of Fine Arts – 2 years/4 Semesters.

Eligibility: BA pass in appropriate subject

* No upper age limit for admitting students - if they are Graduates

** Medium of instruction: Tamil and English.

Monday to Friday 10.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m
Interval 11.30 a.m. to 11.45 a.m.
Lunch / Refreshment 01.00 p.m. to 02.00 p.m.
Weekly Saturday, Sunday and all other government holidays.
Winter Vacation – November.
Summer Vacation – May (Dates will be informed in time).

Account No. 50100000883169
IFSC Code HDFC0001250
Bank Name HDFC Bank
Branch Code 1250



The staff and students visit the library as often as possible for reference and for research. The college library is well equipped and provides an array of more than 5000 rare books, having world class educational resources in Fine Arts & Design, Music & Dance through its Indian and foreign publications, Magazines and Journals. (Each student will be provided with two borrower’s tickets, upon which he / she can borrow the library books. Students should wrap the books borrowed by them to avoid mutilation and damage. Books will be issued to students under a loan for a period of one week. Books must be returned on or before the due date prescribed.)


At present the College does not have hostel facilities (But, there are more affordable hostels nearby…)


The educational tours to places of Historical, Cultural Heritage and Artistic Importance in India is organised every year which is a part of the curriculum. It is compulsory for the 2nd year to final year students and conducted during the academic session in December / March. Each student will deposit Rs.7,500/- for the expenses of the Educational Tour. (The additional charges levied according to the actual expenses incurred on the Tour)


The college invites experts and professionals to tech, interact and give special lectures and demonstrations during the academic session.


General First Aid facility is available in the College. Medical Insurance is FREE to all the Students!


The facility of an art material shop is available in the college.


“Artrendz Art Gallery” is a vibrant multi-disciplinary exhibition space where students in Design and Visual Arts programs and established artists showcase their work. Expertly curated by Mr. Vigneshraj, stunningly produced, affordable art editions. The RCFA College organises the Annual Art Exhibition of students work done during the academic year (mostly May month) Merit Prizes and Certificates are given to the selected students for outstanding performance.


The facility of Canteen is available in the College


The College is a member of the ‘Coimbatore Art Foundation’. Which was established in 2009. It helps to develop, train and promote socio-art and cultural talents and students are encouraged to discover their individual potential through participation.
Raviraj College of Fine Arts invites online applications for admission to full time 4/3/2 year UG and PG Degree courses.

* Candidates are advised to visit our website for online application, admission procedure and other details at www.lalitkalakshetra.com.

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

The CBCS provides choice for students to select from the prescribed courses (core, elective or minor or soft skill courses).

A course may be designed to comprise lectures/ tutorials/laboratory work/ field work/ outreach activities/ project work/ vocational training viva/ seminars/ term papers/assignments/ presentations/ selfstudy etc. or a combination of some of these.

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

10 Point Grading System:
Letter Grade O (Outstanding) A+(Excellent) A(Very Good) B+(Good) B(Above Average) C(Average) P (Pass) F(Fail) Ab (Absent)
Grade points 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 0 0

Letter Grade: It is an index of the performance of students in a said course. Grades are denoted by letters O, A+, A, B+, B, C, P and F.

Grade Point: It is a numerical weight allotted to each letter grade on a 10-point scale.

Credit Point: It is the product of grade point and number of credits for a course.

Credit: A unit by which the course work is measured.It determines the number of hours instructions required per week. One credit is equivalent to one hour of teaching (lecture or tutorial) or two hours of practical work/field work per week.

Programme: An educational programme leading to award of a Degree, Diploma or Certificate.

Semester: Each semester will consist of 15-18 weeks of academic work equivalent to 90 actual teaching days. The odd semester may be scheduled from July to December and even semester from January to June.

Transcript or Grade Card or Certificate: Based on the grades earned, a grade certificate shall be issued to all the registered students after every semester. The grade certificate will display the course details (code, title, number of credits, grade secured).


What can I do with this degree?

There are various career opportunities that begin with a Degree in Art and Design. - TARGET YOUR DREAM CAREER


Curator, Public Relations, Archivist, Research, Reprographer, Administration, Conservation, Restoration


Exhibition, Painting, Illustrator, Muralist, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Fiber Sculptures, Demonstrations, Artist-in-Residence, Ceramics.


Art Dealer, Art Agent, Consultant, Corporate Curator, Gallery Owner, Framer, Art materials manufacturer, Sales


Publication design, Packaging Design, Web Design, Exhibition Design, Digital Photo Editor, Illustration, Advertising, Product Design, Multimedia Design, Environmental Graphics


Animation, Art Director, Stage/Set Designer, Creative Director, Lighting, Special Effect Artist, Producer, Art Journalism, Editorial, Event Manager, Art Criticism.


Government & Private Schools, Art Institute Director, Art Libraries, Studio Arts, Art Councils, Visiting Artists, Arts Administration, Self-owned Fine Art Institution / College.


Textile Designer, Fashion Designer, Interior Designer, Costume Designer


Freelance Illustrator, Story Board, Advertising, Children’s books, Comic Books, Editorial, Industrial, Medical Illustrator, Science Fiction, Technical Illustrator


Arts Administration (At Universities, Colleges, Institutions, Museums and Galleries), Art Director


Advertising, Architecture, Corporate, Digital, Editorial, Food, Fine Art, Fashion, Industrial, Medical Publications, Portraits, Candid Photographer, Cover page for Magazines, Sports and Studio


Screen Printer, Conservator, Print Production Artist, Art Director, Layout Artist, Graphic Designer, Master Printer, Print Production Artist.