Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) BA (Performing Arts) Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Time Table, Result

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Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), formerly the University of Pune was founded in 1948. The University is home to 46 academic departments. It has been given the highest “A” rating by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council for its overall performance. The University has now been ranked 3rd in India by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has affiliated colleges, departments, and research institutes, which are primarily in Pune. More than 70 Research Institutions have been recognised by the University. It is popularly known as the 'Oxford of the East'. It has about 307 recognized research institutes and 612 affiliated colleges offering graduate and under-graduate courses. 

Centre for Performing Arts at Savitribai Phule Pune University is popularly known as Lalit Kala Kendra. The centre offers courses in performing Arts on self-supportive basis. The uniqueness of this course is very evident that for the first time in India full time, Professional and Residential courses in Dance, Music and Theatre with GURUKUL Pattern, are offered to the students under one umbrella on the University campus by incorporating the traditional Guru-shishya parampara (Guru-Disciple Relationship) in the syllabus. Check Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) Admission

The University invites applications for admission to the BA Programme in Art, Music, Dance and Theatre at the Centre for Performing Arts for the academic year. The applications are available online and must be submitted by university. The admission to the programme will take place through an Entrance Test and Performance Test conducted separately for each discipline.

CourseAdmission Link
BA (Lalit Kala) Admission Link

Eligibility Criteria

You should have passed the H.S.C. Examination from any recognised statutory Board /University in India or equivalent examination.

Selection Process

You will be selected on the basis of an entrance test and a Performance Test/ Audition conducted by the Centre for Performing Arts.

How to apply

You will have to register for the Application Form online. You should log on to the website and select the subject that you are applying for.

Once you are the registered user of this system, after clicking on the Link Online Entrance form you will be in a position to fill an Application form for an entrance examination of your desired Subject.

You must fill all the information carefully as per the given instructions. Once you fill all the details, click on the "Submit" button.

Then you can see the preview of your filled Application form. On that preview there are two options Print and Update. Here if you want to update any filled information you can update it by clicking on Update button. Or else if your filled information is correct then take a printout directly by clicking on Print button.

Application Fee: You should pay the application fee of Rs. 900 for general category and Rs. 650 for reserved category of Maharashtra state only. Two payment modes are available i.e. Cash (at any branch of HDFC Bank Ltd. or Bank of Maharashtra) or Online Payment through bank transfer. You should select any one of payment modes suitable to you.

  1.  If you select payment mode as Cash, you will get 2 options for bank as HDFC Bank or Bank of Maharashtra. You must choose any one you wish to pay through and click on Submit. Then, the Bank Challan will be get generated. You must take print of this challan (by clicking link "Print Challan") and pay cash in cash counter of any branch of selected bank.  
  2. Online Payment: If you select payment mode as Online Payment, click on Submit, you will be get redirected to University Online Payment Gateway. 

You should now click on “Confirm and Print” button. You have now completed the online application process.

You should then paste your passport size photograph on the space provided on the printout of Application form, submit your Application form along with the required documents in an A4 size envelope with your name and complete postal address written on the reverse side of envelope, to the following address of Centre for Performing Arts:

Lalit Kala Kendra (Gurukul),
University of Pune,
Maharashtra, India

Reservation Criteria

As per Government of Maharashtra Rules:

  • 50% seats are reserved for SC, ST, DTNT & OBC
  • 3% seats are reserved for physically handicapped students
  • 5% seats are Reserved for children of Defence Personnel or Ex-Servicemen; and
  • 30% seats are reserved for female candidates for Graduate courses

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



Tejas Dattatraya Thite

IS that means pune university has course for only BA Arts (Music, Dance, Drama) and not for BA Art (English or economics)?

20 Jan, 2020 22:47
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Tejas, no, BA English/Economics is not offered in this university. You can check the list of the courses being offered in SPPU from here: SPPU Courses and Fees

21 Jan, 2020 12:13
Pooja Dhande

i have just now ba sgbau amravati university but not interasting i want savitribai phule pune university in ba dance drama music addmision now to pune university admission date

12 Aug, 2019 14:36
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pooja, admission process for this course is scheduled to start from May 1, 2020 (tentatively).

13 Aug, 2019 15:25
Akshay Suresh Nerkar

Akshay Nerkar i want to take admission in BA theater what is admission date

05 Jun, 2018 17:34
Akansha Expert

Hi Akshay, This University does not provide B.A. In Theater course for the students.

05 Jun, 2018 18:44

I have just now bsc but not interesting bsc I interest in ba what is 12th hsc cut off mark

21 Apr, 2018 21:39
Vaishali Chauhan

Hi Paragkotgale, The minimum eligibility for BA program is candidates must have completed 10 2 examination or equivalent Arts (Music, Dance, Drama) examination with English with 45% marks in CET.

09 May, 2018 18:03

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