Karnataka State Dr. Gangubhai Hangal Music and Performing Arts University, also abbreviated as KSGH Music and Performing Arts University, is a public university dedicated to the study and research of music and performing arts. It was established by the Government of Karnataka to promote dance and music. This university offers full-time B.A., M.A. and diploma courses in music, dance, and yoga.
|Established||2008 | State University|
|Courses offered||Undergraduate and Postgraduate|
|Selection Process||Online & Offline|
KSGH Music and Performing Arts University offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma and certificate courses in various streams. Tabulated below are the details for the same:
|B.A. in Music (Karnataka Music Mridangam)||3 years|
|B.A. in Music (Hindustani Music Vocal)||3 years|
|B.A. in Drama||3 years|
|B.A. in Music (Hindustani Music Sitar)||3 years|
|B.A. in Music (Karnataka Music Veena)||3 years|
|M.A. in Music (Hindustani music vocal)||2 years|
|M.A. in Dance (Bharatanatyam)||2 years|
|M.A. in Music (Karnataka music vocal)||2 years|
|M.A. in Drama||2 years|
|Diploma in Bharatanatyam||2 years|
|Diploma in Karnataka Music Vocal||2 years|
|Diploma in Drama||2 years|
|Certificate in Yoga||6 months|
|Certificate in Devotional music||6 months|
|Certificate in Flute||6 months|
Tabulated below are the fee structure offered by the KSGH Music and Performing Arts University:
|Course Name||Total Fees|
|B.A. in Music/ Drama||INR 12500|
|M.A. in Music/ Drama/ Dance||INR 2950|
|Diploma Courses||INR 3250|
|Certificate Courses||INR 2000|
The university conducts an Entrance examination to admit students in its different courses. One can apply for the same through online/offline mode but the application fee can be made through offline bank challan. Candidates who are eligible for UG course admissions must have passed Class XII from a recognized board in relevant subjects and for PG course admissions they must have passed their graduation in relevant subject areas from a recognized university/institute.
For the diploma courses, minimum qualification is 10th pass and for the certificate, there is no such minimum qualification but the minimum age requirement is 16 years and the candidate must have the ability to read and write Kannada.
Being music and performing arts university, it offers a number of facilities to the students as well as faculty members to cater to their needs. Some of the facilities are Hostel, Laboratories, Library, Cafeteria, Sports playground and many more.