Lalit Kala Campus is the first college for fine arts in Nepal which was established in 1894. Students had no option and had to travel to India for taking higher level education in fine arts and for that reason Lalit Kala Campus was established. It is conducting bachelor and master level in fine art under the affiliation of Tribhuvan University (TU).  It offers ­Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) , Master of Arts (MFA) and PhD in Fine Arts( Music, Painitng, Sculpture and Graphic Communication). Lalit Kala Campus is located at Bhotahity, Kathmandu, Nepal. Tribhuvan University provides a bachelor’s degree in the field of arts and design, which is termed as Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA). This course falls under the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The total time required by the students to complete this course is 4 years.

The Branch of Arts offers its students mainly focusing on training in the visual expressions for far reaching education experience.The aim of this course is to develop the student’s creative potential and the artistic factor in them . BFA graduates can apply for the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) under the affiliation of Tribhuvan University.


Lalit Kala Campus is the first and the only one college that offers this course of fine arts- Music, Painting, Scolpture and Graphic Design under Tribhuvan University affiliation. The college is situated at Bhotahiti, Kathmandu.

Scope and Career Prospects

Job Prospects

Graduates, holding a BFA degree can pursue a job as fine craftsmen, sight and sound specialists, performing artists, craftsmanship executives, workmanship educators or journalists. Studios and multimedia firms seek for BFA degree holder who can fulfill the expectations of the consumers. Tough competition in the field of video games, special effects and 3D-animation has increased the need of professionally trained artists.

Students considering for this degree more often seek after majors like musician,pottery, dancer, experimental writing, visual communication, painting, photography, printmaking, mold, studio craftsmanship, and theater.

Some Job options directly related to the degree are:

  • Exhibition Designer
  • Musician
  • Fine Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Painter
  • School Music Teacher
  • Music Studio
  • Print Maker and many more

Further Studies

Fine Art graduates may proceed onward MFA and PhD in Fine Arts and Music to an Experts degree in various subjects, such as, delineation of craftsmanship preservation if their portfolio shows an inclination for this. Other subjects to do MA are expressions administration, history of workmanship, music industry and craftsmanship treatment.