Music is an art that many people have as a blessing and many people attain by continuous hard work. In today’s scenario, music is just not performed for entertainment purpose rather music now ensures career opportunities as well. Students who have interest and ability in this craft should polish their art by pursuing some professional graduation degree or diploma. Check some of the top colleges of Delhi that provide education in Music.
1. Hindu College
Hindu College affiliated to Delhi University is a brand name college. College offer full time undergraduate degree in B.A (hons.) Music. The atmosphere of college is full of competitiveness and learning making student get to know their competency and help them in defining their careers.
2. Daulat Ram College
Daulat Ram College associated with Delhi University offers B.A. Program Course in music and teaches classical music (Vocal) and instrumental (Sitar) covering different areas of Hindustani Music. The department also registers students for three years music Honors course and M.A music course for which classes are held in the Faculty of music, University of Delhi.
3. Ramjas College
Ramjas College of Delhi University enrolls students for B.A. (Hons.) and M.A. in Music. There are 10 seats in B.A. (H) and 20 seats in M.A. The admission to both these courses is made by the Department of Music, University of Delhi. College.College provides facility required for training in music and consist of rich collection of books on Music in the College Library.
4. Indraprastha College for Women
Indraprastha College is dedicated for women learning.The college offer three –year programme in B.A Music (Hons.).Students are given extensive training in Hindustani and Carnatic classical music in both the vocal and instrumental forms.
5. Vivekanand College
Vivekananda College affiliated to Delhi University has a dynamic and empowering educational environment for young women. College offer undergraduate degree B.A (hons.) Music. Students learn about various ragas, musicians and musicologists which help them in understanding Music better.
Eligibility Criteria for Delhi University:
Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum of 45%aggregate and must have Music as one of the mandatory subject. Aggregate of one language and three best elective subjects (Music including) would be considered as best four subjects. Candidates who have learned Music for a minimum of 3 years from a recognized institute or certified teacher are also eligible. Admission is given on the basis of entrance exam.
6. Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida
AAFT’s school of performing arts nurtures its students in artistic fields such as Music. College provides professional music courses for shaping the career of students. College provides 4 year UG course of bachelor of performing arts (music) and diploma in music production. College also offer 2 year PG course. Admission is given on the basis of Entrance exam and interview.
7. Amity School of Performing Arts
Amity School of performing art offers some very interesting and challenging career opportunities in field of performing arts. College provides professional training for students and helps them to make a career out of it. Some programmes offered by college are:Bachelor of Music – Classical Hindustani Vocal, Bachelor of Music – Hindustani Classical Instrumental and some diploma and certificate course.
8. Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication
SACAC is a center for education in performing arts. The college provides diploma programmes in various field of music. College offer full time diploma programme in Audio Engineering & Music Production and part time programme in Music Production (Certificate).
A professional training familiarizes the students with the fundamentals of various ragas, history of music and life sketches of great musicians and musicologists. It helps them to develop their potential in music and opens up channels for entry into Post Graduation, M. Phil, Ph.D. in music and teaching career later on. Students can even pursue career as musicians, director or composer.
By Anushikha Chaudhary