Course this year.


Who is this course for?

The candidates seeking admission to the course should be graduates in Applied Art from recognized institutes of art with a keen interest in pursuing a professional career in illustrations, especially in the area of content for children. Talented candidates with a natural aptitude and interest in this field can also apply.

In addition, candidates must:

Be able to commit to one week sessions every month for ten months. Be passionate about illustration, especially children’s illustration. Practice at home and be able to complete assignments in timely manner. Communicate with faculty outside a class setting. Have some knowledge of literature and how to analyze literature.

Key Dates:

Application deadline (closed): 20th July 2018
Course Started: August, 2018


Rs 40,000/- for a year

Includes accommodation and food during the contact sessions at Bhopal and any other institution selected.

updates & feedback

Students will be required to maintain daily diaries, monthly sketch-books and regular feedback on their work and that of their colleagues.


Scholarships will be provided on needs-based cases. The amount of partial scholarships available will be offered based on merit cum means basis. To apply for a scholarship, please fill the appropriate section in application.


Students can earn 60% of paid professional work they get through Riyaaz; Other 40% goes to Course Development Fund


Exposure to various national and international platforms such as the World Book Fair in Delhi, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content in Singapore, and Bookaroo Children’s Festival, Delhi


Batch Size: 20

Language of Instruction: Bilingual (English & Hindi)



1. Prospective students must complete online application form.
2. Applicants must submit a portfolio of sketches and finished illustrations.
3. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an on-the-spot test and interview at Bhopal.
4. Download sample PDF of application form only for preview [EnglishHindi].