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22 Apr 2024

Dada Lakhmi Chand State University of Performing and Visual Arts

Rohtak - 124001 Haryana (India)

(A State University established under Haryana Act 24 of 2014)



Dada Lakhmi Chand State University of Performing & Visual Arts, Rohtak came into existence on August 5, 2014 through Haryana Act No. 24 of 2014 by integrating four Government Technical Institutions, namely State Institute of Fine Arts (SIFA), State Institute of Design (SID), State Institute of Film & Television (SIFT) and State Institute of Urban Planning & Architecture (SIUPA).

This University has been conceived to facilitate and promote studies and research in emerging areas of higher education with focus on new frontiers of Design, Fine Arts, Film and Television and Urban Planning and Architecture to achieve excellence in these and connected fields.

The campus is spread over 36 acre of land, beautifully designed with a healthy, verdant campus. It is centrally located in the state of Haryana at a distance of about 70 Kms from the national capital, 90 Kms from IGI Airport and 220 Kms from Chandigarh, and is well-connected with the road and railway network. With magnificent buildings and state-of-art infrastructure, it has spacious seminar halls, laboratories, workshops and studios, well-equipped with latest machinery and equipments. Central facilities like Auditorium, Seminar Halls, Central Library, etc. are also available for academics and extra-curricular activities. A girls’ hostel with a capacity to accommodate 170 students is available in the campus. Housing facility for both faculty and nonteaching staff are almost complete.

Presently, there are four Faculties in which 14 Under Graduate Degree level programmes are being run; four in the Faculty of Fine Arts, four in the Faculty of Design, five in the Faculty of Film & Television and Bachelor of Architecture programme in Faculty of Urban Planning and Architecture. Besides, four Post-Graduate programmes are going to start in each faculty from the session 2019-2020. These new course are: Master in Fashion Design, Master of Applied Arts, Master in Mass Communication (Media Production) and Master of Planning (Urban & Regional ).

The State Govt. has also decided to setup a Regional Centre of the University at Village Aterna, Distt- Sonepat in which various courses of Humanities and Social Sciences, including Cultural and Folk Media Studies will also be introduced in the near future.