(Institute of Dance, Drama & Music)


One-year Foreign Casual Courses (Code: FCA)
There is a provision for one-year courses for foreign casual students who have passed Higher Secondary examination or its equivalent examinations and satisfy certain criteria set for admission to the course concerned. The courses are offered in the following subjects:


  • Rabindra Sangit (Tagore Songs)
  • Indian Dance : Manipuri/ Kathakali
  • Hindustani Classical Music (Vocal )
  • Hindustani Classical Music (Instrumental) in Sitar / Esraj / Tabla / Pakhawaj

Two-years Certificate courses in Rabindra Sangit / Manipuri Dance/Kathakali Dance/
Hindustani Classical Music (Vocal) / Hindustani Classical Music (Instrumental) in Sitar / Esraj/Tabla. Eligibility: (i) Passed Madhyamik or equivalent examination, (ii) Staff, staffward and students of Visva-Bharati, (iii) Residents living within the radius of 8 Km of Visva-Bharati. Note: The notification regarding admission in 2-year certificate courses will be published separately.

Modality followed for admission:
The foreign nationals desirous of taking admission to any of the above regular courses can go through the requisite Admission Test(s) or can send video recording of performance in the related field for assessment.

Submission of Application Forms:
Completed Application Forms for all courses under Sangit-Bhavana should be submitted to the Adhyaksha (Principal), Sangit-Bhavana (Institute of Music, Dance & Drama) within the stipulated date.

Contacts: Adhyaksha (Principal), Sangit-Bhavana,
Visva-Bharati, P.O.- Santiniketan 731 235,
District Birbhum, West Bengal
Telephone: +91 3463 262 751 to 262 756 (6 lines), Extension-384 / 312