Hampi Kannada University is offering four-year Diploma course in Sculpture and Painting at its Badami Centre. Candidates who have passed PUC, ITI, JODC or equivalent courses are eligible to apply. After successful completion of four-year Diploma course in Sculpture and Painting at Badami Centre, candidates are eligible to take any competitive exams including Banking, KAS, IAS, Railways, FDA and others, just like any other graduate courses such as BA, BCom, BSc and other equivalent courses. Interested candidates may also pursue higher studies such as M.VA, M.FA, M.Phil, PhD, Jouralism and BPEd.
Popular artists and teachers will be guiding the students through art exhibitions and lectures at Badami Centre of Kannada University, Hampi. As part of the curriculum, regular National and State-level art camps, workshops, demonstrations and special lectures will also be held at the Centre to enhance their creativity. The Badami Centre has a well-equipped Sculpture and Painting Art Gallery named after Nadoja Dr. R.M. Hadapad. For details, contact Mob: 94492-56814, 94485-80056 or 98866-64967, according to a release.