BA(Performing Arts)

3 Years Degree Programme

Our Apporach

Global Education, Global Acceptance

  • Regular Guest lectures by renowned Industry experts.
  • Close Interaction with Leading Artists.
  • Workshops and master classes for Interdisciplinary artistic learning experience.
  • Highly practical, and actively immerse in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary practice to enter the competitive industry.
  • Includes a wide range of specialisms, including acting, dance, voice, music, etc.

Industry-Academia Collaboration

Programme Details

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This programme has been designed on the Learning Outcomes Curriculum Framework under UGC guidelines, offering flexibility within the programme's structure while ensuring a strong foundation and in-depth knowledge of the discipline. The learning outcome-based curriculum ensures its suitability to the present-day needs of the student towards higher education and employment. The Programme of Performing Arts aims to provide better education to equip future artists to achieve the highest levels of professional ability, in a learning atmosphere that fosters universal human values through the Performing Arts. The Programme of Performing Arts at Assam down town University is now offering a bachelor's programme with four specializations as Vocal music, Instrumental music percussion (Tabla), Theatre Art and Bharatnatyam.

  • To acquire the knowledge of specific art forms to a satisfactory level to join a higher degree.
  • To explore the new composition, direction methods and choreography in pursuit of new creativities.
  • To monumentalize the classical performing arts based on the Guru-Sishya Parampara (teacher-disciple tradition).
  • To translate the new innovative ideas in the form of developing new reference books, research and documents, photographs and audio-video recordings etc.

  • Practical Knowledge: Gather practical knowledge and experience to Analyze, interpret and assess their compositions/Choreographies/production, music performances, instruments, and views on their field of study.
  • Social responsibilities: Develop a sense of responsibility and ability to protect the glorious tradition of Indian culture.
  • Proficiency: Use modern and latest technologies to enhance the quality of personal performance as well as overall enhancement of the entertainment industry.
  • Research: Design work for the development while exploring the new dimensions of Dance/Music/Theatre and other Performing Arts and set up educational institutes in these fields.
  • Communication Skill: Enhance skills in creating and nourishing interpersonal and group relationships with virtual and physical audiences.

  • Apply theoretical and practical knowledge in the various performing Arts specializations such as Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Dance, and Theatre.
  • Acquire a high standard of moral and ethical values in life with the practising part of performing arts focusing on the medium of entertainment and for proper channelization of emotions.
  • Apply the appropriate programme for further learning, and participate in seminars and conferences.
  • Perform in any reputed events, music festivals and Theatre festivals.
  • Direct and produce relevant products for the entertainment industry.

Curriculum Details

Year wise Course Details

Odd Semester

Courses for this semester

Course Overview

This course aims at introducing the students to some basic asana that would help them develop flexibility for dance. Also the students will learn the basic hasthas and bhedas that would be at later stage used in any choreography.

Course Outcomes

  • Apply the knowlege of Adavus and shloka.
  • Evaluate the different types of Hasthas and Bhedas.
  • Create and implement the Theoretical of Adavus and shloka.
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Even Semester

Courses for this semester

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to generalize the idea of Indian art and culture. The students will learn about the various art forms of India, Indian architecture, an idea about Indian music Indian folk dances, and Indian theatre.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will learn about the Indian arts, and visual arts.
  • Students will learn about Indian architecture.
  • Learn about the idea of Indian music.
  • Learn about Indian folk dances.
  • Learn about the Indian Theatre.

Course Overview

MOOCS I is provided through Coursera Platform, which is an online course where students are allowed totake course/courses per semester based on the hours with relevance to the credit and the courses are provided from the international universities across the world. During the courses, students must submit assignments, quizzes

Course Outcomes

  • Students will learn a subject through online platform.
  • Students will take a course from Coursera.
  • Students will learn a global subject.

Course Overview

xtra/Co-curricular activities will help the students to enhance and engage in their selected hobbies and interests. It also allows them to explore their hidden talents and develop a positive outlook towards life.

Course Outcomes

  • The students will be engaged in different activities headed under different clubs namely dance, music, photography, drama, literacy, etc.
  • The students will participate in regular club activities like workshops, competitions as per their interest and hobbies.
  • The students will be trained to represent ADTU in various inter university, state and national level competitions.
  • The students will be given a platform to earn from invited experts in their respective fields.
  • The students will get an exposure of 360 degree learning methodology considering the overall growth along with the academics

Course Overview

comprehensive understanding of the rich cultural heritage embedded in these art forms. From the historical origins to the technical intricacies, participants will delve into the diverse world of folk music, Raga music, and classical dance. The course aims to foster a deep appreciation for the interconnectedness of music and dance in the Indian context.

Course Outcomes

  • Develop a holistic understanding of Indian music and dance traditions.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using technical terms related to Indian music and dance.
  • Identify and appreciate the diversity in folk music and classical dance forms across different regions of India.
  • Develop the ability to critically listen to Indian musical compositions.

Course Overview

This course offers a focused exploration of the foundational elements of Indian classical music, emphasizing the practice of ten thatas, the application of swarmalika, and the performance of Drut Khayal in prescribed ragas such as Aasawari, Khamaj, and Kafi. Additionally, the course delves into the intricacies of popular Hindustani and Carnatic talas, providing a comprehensive understanding of Teental, Roopak tal, Jhaptal, Ektal (Hindustani Tal), Dhruvam, Matha, Jhamp, Triput, Atha, Akam (Carnatic Tal), and their rhythmic patterns. The Nava Rasa, or the nine emotional expressions, are also explored in the context of musical performance. The course culminates with the practice of Allaripu in Tisram and the application of Asamyukta hasta viniyoga in dance.

Course Outcomes

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the ten thatas and their application in melodic improvisation.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in swarmalika to enhance musical creativity.
  • Perform Drut Khayal confidently in prescribed ragas, showcasing mastery in Arohan, Avarohan, Pakkad, Bandish, and Tana.
  • Apply emotional depth and expression in both musical and dance performances.
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Odd Semester

Courses for this semester

Course Overview

This course is designed to give the idea of acting to the students. The students will learn various physical exercise ,scene works, characterization of a character from different plays.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn yoga, various physical exercise , voice exercise
  • Learn various theatre exercise and scene work.
  • To know mudras and its uses and mudra abhinaya and mukhaja abhinaya
  • Practice characterization.
  • Enacting scene from Plays.

Course Overview

Writing in the Sciences paper is provided through Coursera Platform, which is an online course where students are allowed to take courses/courses per semester on the basis of the hours with relevance to the creditand the courses are provided by international universities across the world. During the courses, students have to submit assignments, and quizzes

Course Outcomes

  • Gain information or knowledge from global level top universities
  • Gain insights from different perspectives
  • Exposure to different ways of learning platform
  • Gain exposure to writing and assess peer Reviews
  • Gain knowledge on Hands-on training

Course Overview

MOOCS CE II is provided through Coursera Platform, which is an online course where students are allowed to take course/courses per semester on the basis of the hours with relevance to the credit and the courses are provided from the international universities across the world. During the courses, students have to submit assignments, quizzes.

Course Outcomes

  • MOOCs Incorporate social networking in ready available online resources the top expert come back on the subsequent matter.
  • The engagement of students who self-organize their participation based on learning activities private knowledge and abilities and shared interest.
  • MOOCs allowing students to choose to learn from a huge range of different small granular codes offering rather than committing to a single institute and being limited to their courses.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to train the students about audio video recordings. The students will learn about the editing and distribution process of various recordings and works.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will learn about sound equipment.
  • Learn about the recording process.
  • Learn about the editing and distribution of various recordings.
  • Learn about the audio recordings
  • Learn about the video recordings

Course Overview

The basic aim of the course is to practice fieldwork in the performing arts profession. The student will learn about the Performing Arts material, songs dance drama of Assam. The student will learn about the various performance styles of the particular Genre of Performing Arts

Course Outcomes

  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer
  • Knowledge about Performing Arts materials
  • Performance style of the particular genre.
  • Learn about sound recording
  • Learn about Video recording
  • Learn performance style by watching performance of renowned performer

Course Overview

This practical course on Bharatanatyam will teach students the adavus and jathis which are the backbone to the entire dance form. The students will learn the usage of the adavus, jathis and mudras in choreography and learn few basic margams and also develop idea on tala system of Carnatic music

Course Outcomes

  • Learn the adavus of Bharatanatyam
  • Differentiate adi and rupaka taala korvais
  • Know the expanded usage of asamyukta hasta in dance
  • Know the Kowthuvam and Jathiswaram
  • Understand the tala pattern of Carnatic music

Course Overview

The basic aim of the course is to cover the general overview on music and dance therapy. The students will learn about the music and dance therapy techniques, uses and therapeutic elements of raga and dance movements.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn about the music therapy and the historic miracles.
  • Learn the therapeutic elements of music
  • Learn the concept of dance, music therapy and its importance. To learn the historical evolution of DMT in India
  • Learn the Physiology- Human Anatomy and Human Physiology, Medical illness and movement.
  • Learn about the Therapeutic elements of Dance: Use of hand gestures, rhythm,footsteps, expressions.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to understand the socio-cultural milieu of North east India. The students will learn about the folklore materials, folk songs and culture of northeast India.

Course Outcomes

  • Familiar with the Cultural History of northeast India.
  • Learn the folklore material of northeast India.
  • Learn the folk songs and culture of northeast India
  • Learn the folk religion, beliefs & culture of northeast India.
  • Learn about the major festival of North East India.

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Indian classical music. The students will learn about some theoretical and practical knowledge of ragas,life histories of some musical maestros time theory of ragas and the general overview of Indian talas.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn the advanced exercise of Alankars.
  • Learn the structure of the Ragas, Arohan, avarohan, pakkad.
  • Learn Chota khayal of Prescribed Raga.
  • Understand the tala pattern with layakari.
  • Get knowledge about the singing styles bada kheyal with alaap and taals

Course Overview

This course helps students understand the importance of academic English, and instructional practices that will enhance learning for English Learners. The qualities and attributes required for employability have been identified and incorporated in this course.

Course Outcomes

  • Practice of grammar will strengthen their speaking and writing skills.
  • Learners will be able to use the skills in their professional communication.
  • It will enable to deal with thoughts, and emotions in a productive way.
  • The different attributes will develop the students’ ability to cope up in professional environment.
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Even Semester

Courses for this semester

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to understand about the history of Indian Theatre and origin of Indian Theatre and various aspects of Indian Theatre and different types of Indian classical plays and playwrights.

Course Outcomes

  • Be knowledgeable about the Indian Theatre.
  • Get knowledge about the Sanskrit Theatre and playwrights
  • Acquire knowledge of the basic ideas and concept of Natyashastra
  • Gain knowledge about Dada Roopakas & Upa Roopakas.Learn about the Bharatmuni's concept of 'Abhinaya

Course Overview

This course is designed to help students identify the knowledge of Modern Theatre and its significant. To help students know about Absurd Theatre, Realism, Constructivism and Theatre of Cruelty ,Michel Chekhovs acting method and Grotowasky’s Poor Theatre

Course Outcomes

  • Be knowledgeable about the Modern Theatre
  • Get knowledgeable about Absurd Theatre
  • Gain knowledge about Realism, Constructivism.
  • Gain knowledge about Theatre of Cruelty

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to learn about aesthetics and its importance in Performing Arts. The students will know about Indian and Western aesthetics, its attitude and aesthetic Creativity.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will get to know about Aesthetics and its nature, scope.
  • Learn about the importance of aesthetics in performing arts.
  • Learn about the aesthetics attitude and aesthetics creativity

Course Overview

The aim of this course to prepare the student for the basic presentation techniques, communication with the audience. The students will get knowledge about the body language for the public appearance.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn about the communication barrier.
  • Get knowledge about the public speaking techniques.
  • Learn the presentation style of a person reference to social media.

Course Overview

Co-curricular activities will equip the students to enhance and engage with various sections of the society and formulate agendas of social and cultural events, seminars, workshops, awareness programs etc. It will also allow them to participate in community matters.

Course Outcomes

  • To enhance the students’ acquainted with the classroom learning activities
  • To enhance the students’ abilities with revision work
  • To expand the knowledge and skills of the students with day to day with classroom activities

Course Overview

The students will be engaged in different activities headed under different clubs namely dance, music, photography, drama, literacy, etc. The students will participate in regular club activities like workshops, competitions as per their interest and hobbies. The students will be trained to represent ADTU in various inter university, state and national level competitions. The students will be given a platform to earn from invited experts in their respective fields. The students will get an exposure of 360 degree learning methodology considering the overall growth along with the academics

Course Outcomes

  • The students will be engaged in different activities headed under different clubs namely dance, music, photography, drama, literacy, etc.
  • The students will participate in regular club activities like workshops, competitions as per their interest and hobbies.
  • The students will be trained to represent ADTU in various inter university, state and national level competitions.

Course Overview

The basic aim of the course is to cover the general overview of Indian classical music, origin and history. Get knowledge about the ragas and the jatis of Raga. It covers the basic tala systems of Indian classical music.

Course Outcomes

  • Be knowledgeable about the Indian music and the history of the Vocal music.
  • Get knowledge about the Ragas and familiar with the jatis of Raga.
  • Acquire knowledge of the Ragas and familiar with its swaramalika.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to realize the knowledge about different types of hand gestures of Bharatnatyam, basic theories from Sanskrit literature, 3 main concepts of dance and different types of tala used in Bharatnatyam.

Course Outcomes

  • Be familiar with the hand gestures and can identify the hand movements.
  • Get knowledge about different types of adavus.
  • Acquire knowledge of nritta nritya and natya concept.
  • Gain knowledge about tales used in Bharatnatyam

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to learn about the dhrupad and dhamaar of Indian classical music. The students will know about different taals used in drupad dhamaar.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn to sing drut khayal.
  • Learn Bada khayal of Raga.
  • Learn dhrupad and dhamar.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to learn the alaripu in Mishrachappu thalam of Bharatnatyam. The students will learn about the kauthuvam, korvais of jatiswaram, kirtanam and understand the different patterns of different types of raga in karnataki music.

Course Outcomes

  • Perform a alarippu in Mishrachappu thalam.
  • Do panchamurthy kauthuvam.
  • Find the difference between the korvias of jathiswaram.
  • Show different types of bhava and their creative skill.

Course Overview

This course is intended to provide a much needed orientational input in value education to the young enquiring minds.

Course Outcomes

  • The students are able to see that verification on the basis of natural acceptance and experiential validation through living is the only way to verify right or wrong, and referring to any external source like text or instrument or any other person cannot enable them to verify with authenticity; it will only develop assumptions.
  • The students are able to see that their practice in living is not in harmony with their natural acceptance most of the time, and all they need to do is to refer to their natural acceptance to remove this disharmony.
  • The students are able to see that lack of right understanding leading to lack of relationship is the major cause of problems in their family and not the lack of physical facilities in most of the cases, while they have given higher priority to earning of physical facilities in their life ignoring relationships and not being aware that right understanding is the most important requirement for any human being.

Course Overview

MOOCS I is provided through Coursera Platform, which is an online course where students are allowed totake course/courses per semester based on the hours with relevance to the credit and the courses are provided from the international universities across the world. During the courses, students must submit assignments, quizzes.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will learn this subject through online platform.
  • Students will learn from coursera.
  • Students will learn global subject.

Course Overview

This course delves into the fundamental principles governing the role of money and banking in economic systems.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will explore the functions of money, the structure and operations of banking institutions.
  • Students will understanding the nature and functions of money.
  • Analyzing the tools and objectives of monetary policy.
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Odd Semester

Courses for this semester

Course Overview

This course aims to develop a research approach for the systematic research procedure. The students will understand the need for a Research Approach in place of a common sense approach.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn and understand the research method.
  • Learn and understand and analyze the nature and significance of the research.
  • Learn to conceptualize and formulate a simple research project, Prepare and administer of simple tools of date collection and Report writing skills.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to get knowledge about the socio-cultural milieu of north east India. The students will have a detail study of the folklore material of Northeast India.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn and become familiar with the Cultural History of northeast India.
  • Learn the folklore material of northeast India.
  • Learn the folk songs and culture of the north east India.
  • Learn about the religion of north east Indian and its beliefs.
  • Learn about the importance of festivals in society.

Course Overview

This course aims to get knowledge about the folk music of Assam. knowledge about the different types of folk instruments of Assam and the detailed study of the Assamese folk songs.

Course Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge about folk music.
  • Learn and understand the role of folk music in the social life of people.
  • Learn and become familiar with some of the folk dances of Tamil Nadu.
  • Acquire knowledge about the folk musical instruments.
  • Acquire adequate knowledge of folk musical forms.

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Indian classical music. The students will learn about some theoretical knowledge of ragas,life histories of some musical maestros time theory of ragas and the general overview of Indian talas.

Course Outcomes

  • Knowledge about some important musical terms like grama, boltana.
  • A basic understanding about the tana its its types.
  • Identify the merits and demerits of a singer.
  • A brief knowledge about the Indian gharana system.
  • Gain knowledge about musical contribution of personalities.

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Indian classical music. The students will learn about some theoretical & practical knowledge of ragas,life histories of some musical maestros time theory of ragas and the general overview of Indian talas.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn the chota khayal of raga todi, Multani, mia malhar
  • Learn semi classical variations of Thumri and dadra.
  • Learn the talas with hand movements and tali khali.
  • Learn the bada khayal of raga alhaya Bilawal, tilak kamod with taans.
  • Learn how to tune and play tanpura in classical music.

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is cover the general overview of folk theatre of Assam. The students will learn about some theoretical knowledge of various folk theatre of Assam and different folk tradition and its characteristics.

Course Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge about folk theatre.
  • Understand the role of folk theatre in the social life of people
  • Be familiar with some of the folk theatre artist
  • Aquire knowledge about various folk theatre of Assam
  • Gather an adequate knowledge of folk theatre

Course Overview

This course covers a general overview of various definitions, ancient Tals, the definitions of The Physics of Sound in Music and Musical and Non-Musical Sound, the theoretical knowledge of Accompaniment with Instrument, Dance, and Music, the method of Taal Notation system, and the psychology of Music.

Course Outcomes

  • CO1- Learn about origin of taal and scope of tal in Indian Music.
  • CO2- Students will learn the difference between Musical sound and non Musical sound.
  • CO3- Students will learn the method of Accompaniment. With all types of instruments and songs.
  • CO4- Learn about the definitions Bandis, Jarab, Wajan, Lahara, Latifa.
  • CO5- Learn about the Indian Bhatkhandey Tal notation system. Students will gain knowledge about Psychology of Music, Knowledge about instructions between the Performer and the listeners.

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Western Theatre. The students will learn about some theoretical knowledge of Western Theatre methodology.

Course Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge about western theatre history
  • Understand the concept of Three Unities and theory of catharsis
  • Be familiar with Epic theatre
  • Acquire knowledge about Stanislavsky’s acting method
  • Gather an adequate knowledge of western theatre methodology

Course Overview

This course includes the general overview of Layakaries, Play various types of Leather Instruments. The method of produce the musical sound from the Leather instruments and Hand Demonstration, Veelambit Thekas, Accompaniment with Dance and Vocal Music.

Course Outcomes

  • CO1- Students will learn the playing method of different types of leder instruments.
  • CO2- Learn to play the Tals in different Layakaries.
  • CO3- Students will learn how to produce a proper musical sound from the Percussion instruments
  • CO4- Learn how to play a Nagma
  • CO5- Students play solo performance for 25 minutes in right way

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Folk Theatre of Assam. The students will learn about some theoretical knowledge of Various folk theatre of Assam and different folk tradition and its characteristics.

Course Outcomes

  • 6. Gain knowledge about folk Theatre.
  • 7. Understand the role of folk theatre in the social life of people
  • 8. Be familiar with some of the folk theatre artists
  • 9. Acquire knowledge about various folk theatre of assam.
  • 10. Gather an adequate knowledge of folk theatre

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Western Theatre. The students will learn about some theoretical knowledge of Western Theatre methodology.

Course Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge about western theatre history
  • Understand the concept of Three Unities and theory of catharsis
  • Be familiar with Epic theatre
  • Acquire knowledge about Stanislavsky’s acting method
  • Gather an adequate knowledge of western theatre methodology

Course Overview

This course covers a general overview of various definitions of Assamese Folk Instruments. They will be able to know the cultural heritage of Assamese people As well as they will gather the theoretical knowledge about the Metallic folk Instruments, Woodwind Instruments and Folk string Instrument.

Course Outcomes

  • CO1- Get the knowledge of different type of folk instruments of Assam and they will be able to know the cultural heritage of Assamese people.
  • CO2- Students will gain the theoretical knowledge on different types of Leather folk Instruments.
  • CO3- Students get theoretical knowledge about woodwind folk instruments.
  • CO4- Students get theoretical knowledge about Folk String Instrument.
  • CO5- Students will get theoretical knowledge about Metallic folk Instruments.

Course Overview

This course covers a general overview of playing the various types of Folk Instruments. They will gather practical knowledge of how to play the folk leather instruments. As well as the different folk instrument has their playing style and they will gather the practical knowledge of that particular instrument.

Course Outcomes

  • CO1- Students will learn different types of technique to Play the Percussion Instruments.
  • CO2- Students will learn the practical lessons On Bihu Folk dhol Instruments.
  • CO3- Students will gain Knowledge about Dogor Instruments.
  • CO4- Students will learn to play the Nagar Folk Instruments.
  • CO5- Students will learn the Goalporiya dhol.

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Folk music of assam. The students will learn about some theoretical knowledge of different folk tradition and its characteristics.

Course Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge about folk music
  • Understand the role of folk music in the social life of people
  • Acquire knowledge about the folk musical instruments
  • Gather an adequate knowledge of folk musical forms
  • Acquire Knowledge about folk legends

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Folk music of assam. The students will learn about practical knowledge of different folk traditions and its characteristics.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn different folk songs of assam.
  • Gain knowledge about jikir, bagurumba, jhumur and some other folk song.
  • Learn ojapali with hand gestures and body movement.
  • Knowledge about how to Play the assamese instruments and its importance in the assamese society.
  • Gain knowledge about assamese folk song Naokhel, Siageet, Dehbisar.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to understand the socio-cultural milieu of North east India. The students will learn about the folklore materials, folk songs and culture of north east India.

Course Outcomes

  • Get knowledge about the socio-cultural milieu of north east India.
  • Detail study of the folklore material of Northeast India.
  • To know the Oral narratives, folk songs and allied material.
  • Get knowledge about the Folk religion, beliefs and customs of Northeast.
  • Detail study of the Major festivals of north east india.
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Even Semester

Courses for this semester

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Folk Theatre of India. The students will learn about some theoretical knowledge of Various folk theatre of India and different folk tradition and its characteristics.

Course Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge about the Indian folk theatre and its regional variations.
  • Learn theoretically the folk theatre of south India.
  • Gain knowledge about the north Indian folk theatre along with the historical background of Folk theatre.
  • Learn about the importance of folk theatre in India.
  • Gain knowledge about north eastern folk theatre along with Assamese folk theatre.

Course Overview

This course covers a general overview of various definitions of Indian Folk Instruments. They will be able to know the cultural heritage of Indian people As well as they will gather the theoretical knowledge about the Metallic folk Instruments, Woodwind Instruments and Folk string Instrument.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will gain knowledge about Folk Instrument of different state.
  • Gain theoritical knowledge of Indian Folk Leder Percussion instrument of different state.
  • Students will learn theoritical knowledge about Indian Folk Woodwind Instrument.
  • Students will learn the theoretical knowledge about Indian Folk String Instrument.
  • Students will learn theoritical knowledge about Indian Folk Metallic Instruments.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to understand about the history of Indian Theatre and origin of Indian Theatre and various aspects of Indian Theatre and different types of Indian classical plays and playwrights.

Course Outcomes

  • 1.Know the definition of Nritya, Natya and Nitta.
  • 2.Learn about Lokdharmi and Natyadharmi 'Abhinaya'.
  • Gain knowledge about the tool system in ancient period.
  • 4.Train the students with basic knowledge of Hasta mudra.
  • 5.Discuss ' Abhijanamsakuntalam' as an example of style of acting in Indian Classical Theatre.

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Folk Theatre of India. The students will learn about some theoretical knowledge of Various folk theatre of India and different folk tradition and its characteristics.

Course Outcomes

  • Get familiar with any one Indian Folk Theatre .
  • Learn the performance .
  • Perform a Indian folk theatre.

Course Overview

This course covers a general overview of world music is covered in this course. Additionally, they will learn theoretical information on music psychology and acoustics. The Shatrs'a of Bharatnatyashastra, Brihaddeshi, and Sangeet Ratnakar are also included. They will get an in-depth understanding of the Carnatic Tala system and music.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn about Introduction to Global Music.
  • Students will learn about Acoustics and Phychology of Music.
  • Learn detail knowledge of Bharat Natyashashtra, Brihaddeshi, and Sangeet Ratnakar.
  • Learn about Carnataki classical music.
  • Learn the Carnataci Tala system.

Course Overview

This course covers a general overview of playing the various types of Folk Instruments. They will gather practical knowledge of how to play the folk leather instruments. As well as the different folk instrument has their playing style and they will gather the practical knowledge of that particular instrument.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will learn practical knowledge on Indian Dholka Folk Instruments.
  • Students will gain practical knowledge about Khanjira instruments.
  • Students will gain practical knowledge about Indian Nakara Instrument.
  • Students will learn about accompaniment with Vocal Folk Music
  • Student will learn about Indian Folk Metallic Instrument.

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover a general overview of Carnataki classical music and its history. The students will learn about some theoretical knowledge of Carnataki tala system. As well as they will know the raga gayaki and alap and bol tana.

Course Outcomes

  • Know the Carnataki classical music and its history.
  • Learn about the carnataki tala system with its stokes and jatis.
  • Gain knowledge about the tool system in ancient period
  • Train the students with raga gayaki and alap and bol tana.
  • Gain knowledge about the Indian treaties and the historical evolution of music.

Course Overview

This course aims to gain knowledge about the folk music of India. knowledge about the different types of folk music in India and the detailed study of the Indian folk song lavani,duha folk songs.

Course Outcomes

  • gain knowledge about the Indian folk music and its regional variations.
  • Learn theoretically the folks songs of south india.
  • Gain knowledge about the north Indian folk music along with the historical background of Folk music.
  • Learn about the west Indian folk song lavani, duha etc.
  • Gain knowledge about Folk songs of East and north east India- Baul, Nongthang Leima, Kushan geet, Oinitam, Zeliang

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Folk music of India. The students will learn about practical knowledge of different folk traditions and its characteristics.

Course Outcomes

  • Get familiar with the Rajasthani folk songs and its gayaki style.
  • Learn the Baul song and Bhatiyali song and its characteristics.
  • Get familiar with the Punjabi folks and its gayaki style.
  • Gain knowledge about the Gujrati folks, instruments and the gayaki style.
  • Gain Knowledge about different types of assamese folk songs, used instruments and its rhythm.

Course Overview

The basic aim of this course is to cover the general overview of Indian classical music. The students will learn about some theoretical & practical knowledge of ragas,and the general overview of Indian talas and its Layakaries.

Course Outcomes

  • learn the ragas and its kheyals
  • Get familiar with the Tarana and its characteristics.
  • Learn the Dhamar ,Dhrupad and their characteristics.
  • Learn about the semi classical songs and its characteristics.
  • Understand the different types of taals and its layakaris.

Course Overview

This course includes the general overview of Layakaries, Play various types of Leather Instruments. The method of produce the musical sound from the Leather instruments and Hand Demonstration, Veelambit Thekas, Accompaniment with Dance and Vocal Music.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn the Vocal accompaniment method.
  • Students will learn the rules for Accompaniment play with Kathak Dance.
  • Learn the Less-common Tals.
  • Learn about the Bhatkhandey Tal notation system.
  • Students will learn how to perform in right way. Tabla solo performance for 25 minutes.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to understand about the history of Indian Theatre and origin of Indian Theatre and various aspects of Indian Theatre and different types of Indian classical plays and playwrights.

Course Outcomes

  • Be knowledgeable about the Indian Theatre
  • Get knowledge about the Sanskrit Theatre and playwrights
  • Acquire knowledge of the basic ideas and concept of Natyashastra.
  • Gain knowledge about Dada Roopakas & Upa Roopakas.Learn about the Bharatmuni's concept of 'Abhinaya'
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