The Institute of Music and Fine Arts (IMFA) Jammu was established in 1965 by J&K Academy of Art Culture and Languages as a hobby center for Music and Fine Arts. On popular demand IMFA affiliated with the University of Jammu in 1974 to start bachelor degree courses in Music and Fine Arts. Since then, IMFA, has trained 38 batches of Music and Fine Arts Graduates who are serving the society in various capacities as Teachers in colleges, Government and Private Institutions as Artists/Modellers in various Government departments, designers in advertising industry, Art and Music directors in television industry and freelance Artistes/Artists. Our Alumni regularly get admission for higher studies in prestigious Institutes like Sir J.J.School of Arts Mumbai,Shanti Niketan, M.S University Broda, Banaras Hindu University(BHU), I.K.S.V.V. Khairagarh, Delhi college of Art, N.I.D, P.G Deptt. Of Music, Delhi and Punjab Universities. It is also heartening to note that our Graduates have won state and National Awards & Fellowship/Scholarship offered by Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Lalit kala Academy and International Agencies. We at IMFA, Jammu University feel proud to be involved in scared pursuit of handing down the ancient tradition of classical music and exploring new vistas in Visual Arts. The Teaching Faculty of IMFA, apart from disseminating art and Music education, they are also playing an active role in Jammu's civil society by contributing towards aesthetic enrichment of various public Institutions and the environment in general..