The establishment of Gilgit Campus is a recent initiative of NCA to provide Art, Design and Architecture education. This initiative will also mitigate the financial strain on the prospective students. Given the rich tradition of crafts, architecture practices and musical forms, the then chief minister had expressed his desire for establishment of NCA at Gilgit Baltistan. The realization of this project had been made possible by the active interest of the then chief secretary Gilgit Baltistan Mohyuddin Wani.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between NCA and the Government of Gilgit - Baltistan for establishment of NCA Campus at Gilgit. Government of Gilgit - Baltistan transferred 33.17 kanals of land adjacent to and within the boundary wall of the Polytechnic College Gilgit to NCA for the establishment of its Campus. It was also agreed to earmark the possession of one block of the Polytechnic College Gilgit to the National College of Arts for educational purposes and conducting art and cultural activities, professional trainings, short courses and art exhibitions Since then the College has gained possession of one block of the Polytechnic College, Gilgit and necessary modification to the premises has been made to meet the academic and administrative requirement of NCA. The necessary educational furniture and audio video aid for the studio spaces and lecture theatres is being met. The campus has equipment for studios, laboratories, lecture theatres and a library. In addition to the mentioned academic block the College has also acquired a building for student’s hostel, faculty accommodation and art galleries. The faculty in keeping with the NCA model, comprises of core permanent faculty, as well as visiting, guest and contractual faculty, both national and international. 

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