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M.A. Bharatanatyam

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Program Outcome (PO)


PO1: A advanced and systematic or coherent understanding of the academic field of Bharatanatyam, its different learning areas and applications, and its linkages with related disciplinary areas/subjects.

PO2: Be well versed in the various theoretical concepts with an outline study of musical treatises in Sanskrit and Tamil from ancient to modern times.

PO3: Be able to present and perform Indian Classical Bharatanatyam with a good repertoire of compositions.

PO4: The skills and knowledge gained has intrinsic beauty, which also leads to proficiency in analytical reasoning.

PO5: Skills in areas related to one’s specialization area within the disciplinary and current and emerging developments in the field of Music and Fine Arts. 

Curriculum & Syllabus

Curriculum & Syllabus

Total number of Credits: 90

SEMESTER IHours/Week Maximum Marks
Code No.Course LectureTutorial PracticalCredits CA SEETotal
CoreHistorical and Theoretical Concepts of Fine Arts (Theory)40044060100
CoreA Literary Survey of Dance Concepts (Theory40044060100
CoreBharatanatyam Repertoire – 1 (Practical)20444060100
CoreFoundation Course in Performance-1 (Practical)10224060100

Foundation Course in Dance Music - 1 (Practical)20444060100

Bharatanatyam Repertoire -2 (Practical)03244060100
SECSoft Skill 1/
Sector Skill Course

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Eligibility Criteria

ProgramEligibilityCriteria for Merit
M.A. BharatanatyamB.A., / B.Sc., with any subject as the main, or any other Degree accepted as equivalent thereto by the BOM, and one of the following qualifications in Dance.

1) Diploma in Dance of recognized university, or any other Diploma accepted as equivalent thereto by the BOM
2) Five years training in Bharatanatyam from any reputed / recognized institute.
Merit Based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination.

Career Prospects


  • Professional Performer
  • Teaching Faculty at Schools
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Aboard Programmes
  • Doordharshan Grade Artist.
  • Own Institution


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Fees Structure

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