Kalamandalam Courses Offered

Updated on: Apr 3, 2013

Kerala Kalamandalam was founded in the year 1930 by poet Vallathol Narayana Menon and Manakkulam Mukunda Raja. Kalamandalam follows the gurukula sampradayam, the ancient Indian education system based on residential tutelage. It is a major centre for learning Indian performing arts, especially those that have origin in the southern state of India, especially Kerala. Various percussion instruments like chenda, maddalam and mizhavu are also taught at the University. Kalamandalam was established to facilitate training to its students in the Gurukula Sampradaya, an ancient tradition of residential schooling where students stayed with the teachers.

Master Degree Courses

  • M.A. in Kathakali
  • M.A. in Koodiyattam
  • M.A. in Mohiniyattam
Selection to these courses are strictly based on merit.

M.Phil and PhD Courses

  • M Phil (Cultural Studies)
  • Ph D (Performing Arts)
  • Ph D (Cultural Studies)

Classical performing arts, theatre studies and performance studies shall come under the discipline of Performing Arts.

Candidates with Master’s Degree in the subject concerned or in related/allied subjects with not less than 55% marks/B+ Grade of this University or equivalent degree of any other Indian or Foreign University recognized by the University are eligible to apply for the Integrated M.Phil-Ph.D Programme.

Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts Course

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