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Inviting applications for MPA/Phd in Classical dance

The Department of Dance at the Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad invites bright aspiring students to apply for its postgraduate courses and research programme through an all-India entrance examination.

Note: The deadline for completing online applications and for receiving hard copy has been advanced this year to Jan 24, 2013.

Post graduate programmes

Courses offered: MPA, Dance (Kuchipudi) and MPA, Dance (Bharatanatyam)
Maximum intake: 8 under each programme
Entrance test: Feb 22, 2013 (10:00 AM)
Interviews: May 7, 2013 (10:00 AM)
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in dance; OR Bachelor’s degree in any subject with a professional diploma or certificate in dance recognised by the University; OR Bachelor’s degree in any subject with a certificate from a reputed Guru recognised by the University to the effect that the candidate has undergone training in dance under him/her for a period not less than five years.(The experience/training certificate should be furnished during the practical test.)
A candidate with 10+fulltime 4 year diploma/certificate from a nationally recognized institution + 1 year practical work in the same institution; OR A candidate with 10+2+fulltime 3 year diploma in Dance from a nationally recognized institution.

Research programmes

Courses offered: Phd (Dance)
Maximum intake: 3
Entrance test: Feb 22, 2013 (10:00 AM)
Interviews: May 8, 2013 (10:00 AM)
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in Dance (with at least 55% marks or Equivalent Grade) OR Master’s degree in any subject (with at least 60% marks or Equivalent Grade). And any one of the following: M.Phil. Degree in Dance or allied subjects OR UGC NET/JRF/RGNF/MANF qualification OR Two years of teaching/research experience in dance or allied subjects in a recognized institution of learning OR Three publications in the subject concerned in recognized refereed journals/reputed magazines/ web magazines OR Practical working experience in three productions after completing Master’s programme.

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Department of Dance, University of Hyderabad