University of Madras, Chennai has announced notification for admission into M.A. in Bharatanatyam and M.A. Rhythmology in the School of Indian Music for the academic year 2011-2012. University of Madras is one of the oldest universities in the country and functioning as state university of Tamilnadu. Following are details of programmes, eligibility and application procedure:
1) M.A. Bharathanatyam (School of Indian Music): Duration of the course is 2 years. Applicants should have B.A. / B.Sc. with any subject along with one of the following qualifications in Dance: Diploma in Dance of Madras University or its equivalent. OR should have five years training in Bharathanatyam. OR should have eight years diploma course in Bharathanatyam offered by the Singapore Fine Arts Society.
2) M.A. Rhythmology (School of Indian Music): Duration is 2 years. The programme is offered in private study in CBSC pattern. Applicants should have passed in any one of the following qualifications. B.A./ B.Sc. with any subject OR any other degree accepted as equivalent to it. Candidates with Diploma in Percussion (Mridangam or any other percussion instrument) OR Five years training in any percussion instrument are also eligible.
Interested candidates can download application forms from the university website at www.unom.ac.in. Details of programme delivery, qualifications, programme fee, application fee and other information available on the website. Address: University of Madras, Centenary Buildings, Chepauk, Chennai - 600005. Phone: 044 - 253 99477.