Art School


 The School offers online mentorship for students applying for Bachelors & Masters programs in premier art institutes across India for year 2021-22. 
(Kala Bhavana, MSU Baroda, J.J. School of Art Mumbai etc.)

 This program intends to mentor students from rural, non-English medium backgrounds through online module-based sessions.
 Students interested in the fields of Fine Arts/Visual Arts, such as painting, sculpture, pottery and ceramic art, designing, photography and theoretical fields like art history and art writing may apply for the program.

 Our team of mentors includes professional artists, art educators and senior art students from premier art institutes of India.

Program Details

What is it about?

We aim to provide complete guidance to underprivileged students interested in entering a creative discipline like Fine Arts.

How will it work?

Online weekly sessions in Hindi and English for the entrance exams to art institutions will be conducted.

Module based as well as individual sessions with students as per specific needs.


Digital Nalanda's Art school program is intended for students from marginalised castes and communities.

Also, students coming from rural areas will be given first preference.

Admission Process

The program is FREE OF COST for all students
Students can apply from 3rd March 2021 onwards
The program will begin on 30th March 2021
Maximum intake: 30 students (Bachelors & Masters included)
Selected students will be informed through email, text or call


A portfolio containing 5 artworks + One short *essay
 For students from art school backgrounds:
► Artist portfolio containing 10 artworks + *Essay
For students from non-art school backgrounds:
► A piece of creative writing on given topic 
*The details of the topic for the essays can be found in the application form

 ***Deadline for submission is 18th March 2021***
For any school specific enquiry or to connect with school coordinators kindly email us at

School Co-ordinators

Pinak Banik

BFA, Kala Bhavana,
Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
MVA, Faculty of Fine Arts,
MS University, Vadodara

Alice Vanvi

Pursuing MA in Arts & Aesthetic,
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Shraddha More

BFA, Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai

Jithinlal NR

BFA, College of FIne Arts,
Kerala University, Trivandrum
MVA, Faculty of Fine Arts,
MS University, Vadodara

Sanjib Mondal

BFA and MFA, Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan