Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar will inaugurate the new Campus of the National Museum Institute on Wednesday at 11.00 am at A-19, Sector 62, NOIDA (Institutional Area). This is one of the leading institutions in the country for training and research in art and cultural heritage. For the students who stay in Noida and want to learn about art, conservation and sculpture will be able to pursue their interests. Though getting an entry for the regular courses may not be easy. However, there are short-term courses that can be done by anyone who is interested in art and sculpture.
The National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology (NMI) is Deemed to be University. NMI imparts higher education courses such as Master of Arts and Ph.D in History of Art, Conservation and Museology. There are also some short-term courses of five-months duration such as Art Appreciation and Bhartiya Kalanidhi (Hindi) also conducted by the institute.
These courses are related to the country’s tangible and intangible heritage. Four new courses — Archaeology, Palaeography, Epigraphy and Numismatics, Structural Conservation and Cultural & Heritage Management are expected to begin soon.
National Museum Institute located at the first floor of the National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi. The new campus will cost Rs 90.40 crore (including 10% escalation charges). Foundation stone of the institute was laid by Union Minister Mahesh Sharma.
The students must keep a track on the updates about admission dates, entrance exam and other things. Students may visit the NMI official website, http://nmi.gov.in/studentsadmissionsprocess.htm, for updates. It is likely to invite applications for various courses soon for this year new batch.