Shravan Gupta Top Photography Colleges in India

If you have visual imagination and a creative eye, your prospects of becoming a successful photographer are bright. As a photographer, you can find employment in a variety of sectors, including Press Photography, Photo Journalism, Fashion Photography, Wildlife Photography, Forensic Photography, Scientific Photography, Industrial Photography etc. You get a chance to do your favorite job, and get highly paid for it as well. If you are looking to pursue an academic course in Photography, here is a list of top 10 photography colleges in India:

  1. Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi: This institution offers 1 year PG Diploma in Still Photography and Visual Communication. There are 20 seats available for the course, and you should be at least a graduate to gain admission. Admissions are made on the basis of an Entrance test, Personal Interview, Group Discussion and an Internal Entrance Test.
  2. Osmania University, Hyderabad: The University offers a 3 year Bachelor’s degree course in Fine Arts (Photography). You should have passed your 10+2 exam before applying for the course. Admissions are made on the basis of an Entrance test, personal interview, group discussion and an internal entrance test.
  3. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, UP: The university offers a regular Diploma course in Film & Television photography. You can apply for the course after completing your 10+2. Admissions are made on the basis of your marks in the 10+2 exam, or any equivalent qualifying exam.
  4. Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida: The institute offers a 3 months regular certificate course in Still Photography and Journalism. Any student who has passed his 10+2 exam can apply for the course. Admissions are made on the basis of your marks in the 10+2 or any equivalent qualifying exam.
  5. A.J. Kidwai Mass Communication Research Center, Delhi: This is a private college affiliated to the JamiaMilliaIslamiaUniversity. It offers a 1 year PG Diploma course in Still Photography. You should be a graduate with minimum required percentage of marks. Admissions are made on the basis of an entrance test, personal interview, group discussion and an internal entrance test. There are 20 seats in total allotted for the program. The complete course costs around Rs. 74600.
  6. Netaji Subhash Open University, Kolkata: It is a Private Deemed University offering 2 year Regular Diploma course in Basic Photography, Advanced Photography. You should have passed 10+2 exam before applying for the exam. Admissions are made on the basis of your marks in the 10+2 or any equivalent qualifying exam.
  7. Tolani College of Arts & Science, Adipur, Gujarat: It is a private college affiliated to the Gujarat university. It offers a 1 year regular Diploma course in Photography and Videography. The college also offers a 1 year Regular Certificate course in Photography and Videography. Eligibility for diploma course is 10th class, and for certificate course is 10+2. Admissions are made on the basis of your marks in the qualifying exam.
  8. The Indian Institute of Digital Art and Animation, Kolkata: Affiliated to the GulbargaUniversity, the institute offers a 3-year B.Sc. program in Photography and Cinematography. The institute also offers a 2-year M.Sc. program in Photography and Cinematography. Total seats for both B.Sc. and M.Sc. program are 40 each.
  9. Center for Research in Art of Film & Television (CRAFT), Delhi: The institute offers a 1-year PG Diploma Course in Mass communication, with specialization in Fashion Photography and Videography. You should be a graduate to pursue this course. You need to fill in an online application form, after which you will be called for an interview, on the basis of which you will be enrolled into the course.
  10. New York Film Academy, Greater Noida: Accredited to the National Association of Schools of Arts & Design, US Department of Education, the academy offers 1-year Diploma course in Digital photography. You should have passed 10+2 exam before applying for the course.
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