Tribal Arts & Crafts at Indira Gandhi National Center- Post Graduate Diploma

Post Graduate Diploma at National Center for the Arts

The Regional Center Ranchi (RCR) is one of the nine centers that are set up by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in Ranchi and Jharkhand .

However, the program has been created for the sole purpose of helping preserve, conserve, study and disseminate the knowledge of rich cultural heritage of tribes that live in India.

The reason why we are talking about the Regional Center Ranchi (RCR) today?

The reason is, because under the Dissemination of Knowledge Programme, the IGNA-RCA is introducing a one-year academic program.

“Post Graduate Diploma in Tribal Arts and Crafts”.

Focus Of Course

This is a course that focuses on studying and learning more about indigenous knowledge of socio-religious, ecological, traditional customs, crafts and economic. Above all, the course is controlled by IGNCA’s headquarters which is located in New Delhi. Furthermore, course will be conducted in partnership with Ranchi University from Ranchi.


Furthermore, the diploma  is going to be jointly approved by the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts (IGNCA) and Regional Center Ranchi (RCR).

In addition, the course will consist of two semesters with each one of them lasting six months. As a  result, students will need to make four papers ,3 theoretical papers and one practical paper each semester.

Post Graduate Diploma in Tribal Arts & Crafts 2019: Benefits

  • Students will get acquainted with rich tribal art crafts and cultural heritage of India.
  • The course module has been tailored with the aim to inculcate indigenous knowledge of related various art forms.
  • The Course will be manifested through teaching coupled up with training and demonstration programme.

Post Graduate Diploma in Tribal Arts & Crafts 2019: Criteria

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 45% marks in graduate level degree from the University of India or abroad.
  • Maximum age limit for joining the course is 40 years
  • Available Regions: Open for all.

Deadline and Official Website

The deadline for the Post Graduate Diploma in Tribal Arts & Crafts 2019 offered by RCR and IGNCA is July 31st, 2019. Due to  time, we are advising all interested reader to access the official website where they can fill in the online application form.

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