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National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology (NMIHACM) is a Deemed to be University under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, located in the National Museum, New Delhi.

The University offers courses in (i) History of Art (ii) Conservation and (iii) Museology, leading to the award of M.A. in concerned disciplines. It also awards eight Merit Scholarships each @ Rs.40,000/- per annum and eight Merit-cum Means Scholarship each @ Rs. 12000/- per annum.

Application in prescribed form (to be downloaded from are invited from eligible candidates for admission to M.A. courses for the academic session, 2013 as per the following eligibility criteria:

  • M.A. (History of Art): A Graduate Degree from Indian University recognized by the UGC or a recognized foreign University with minimum 50% marks. Desirable: A background in Social Science, Liberal Arts or Fine Arts.
  • M.A. (Conservation):  A Graduate Degree with minimum 50% marks in any of the following subjects: Chemistry/ Physics/ Geology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Computer Science/ Fine Arts/ History/ History of Art/ Architecture/ Archaeology/ Museology/ Designing or a Diploma recognized  as equivalent to graduate degree in any of  these fields.
  • M.A. (Museology): B.A./ B. Sc. (Honours) or B.A./ B.Sc./ B.F.A. (3 years with minimum 50% Marks in any discipline under Humanities and Social/ Science. Desirable: A background / PG Diploma in subjects related to History of Art or Museum Studies.

Desirable Qualification:

Knowledge of one classical/ foreign language such as Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Persian, Arabic, Greek, Latin, German, French, Italian other than mother tongue.

General Information:

  • Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC etc. shall be as per UGC/ GOVT Rules. 
  • Last date for receipt/ submission of application is 30-06-2013
  • Candidates fulfilling the eligibilities criteria shall have to appear to pass a written examination followed by interview as per following schedule at the Institute:

Date of Written Test and Interview for M.A. courses:

M.A. (History of Art)
08-07-2013 at 10:30 am (Monday
M.A. (Conservation)
09-07-2013 at 10:30 am (Tuesday)
M.A. (Museology)
10-07-2013 at 10:30 am (Wednesday)


  • Applications for admission duly supported by self attested copies of testimonials  may be sent to Assistant Registrar I/C, National Museum Institute, 1st Floor, National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi-110011
  • Name of course should be clearly mentioned on the top of the envelop containing the application.


Sd/- Registrar

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of History of Art, Conservation & Museology
(Deemed to be University)
Janpath, New Delhi 110011
Phone: +91 11 23012106 Fax: +91 11 23012988

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