Art has many genres like Fine Arts, Music, Poetry, Drama, Architecture, Applied Arts, Fashion Designing, Interior Designing, and cinematography etc. Since ancient times Indians are known for their excellent artistic skills in all spheres of Art, whether it is temple architecture, classical music, pottery making, sculptures of Buddha era, or the paintings of M F Hussain. All these forms of art were developed in different periods of time. Like the cinematography & music and the use of computer technology for recording & developing virtual & visual creative art is developed in the current era of science and technology. But when we talk about the Fine Arts then we are talking about a particular form of art which mainly includes Painting, sketching, drawing, sculpture designing, and pottery making etc. The existence of Fine Arts in India is known from the time of Harappan & Mesopotamian civilizations and perhaps much prior to that.
But the golden time in the world when all forms of arts developed especially in Europe is the Renaissance Period. Renaissance Period is the period of art and culture between the 14th and 17th century when all forms of arts flourished to its maximum peak throughout the world especially in Europe. Though there are numerous universities, colleges and institutes both government and private that offer courses on Fine Arts in India. But a list of top 10 universities, colleges and institutes that offer courses on fine arts is listed below for the students who are interested in learning Finer arts courses like painting, sculpting, and applied arts etc.: