Government Colleges for B.A. Music


Music is a passion for many students and many of them wish for a career in the field of music either in the form of instrumental music or in the form of vocal music. For these candidates, it is highly important to get a degree in music so that they can easily begin their career in their passionate field. Here comes the role of B.A. Music, which is offered under arts stream of education by most of the universities and a few colleges in India.

B.A Music is a three-year degree course and this course is offered by the following government colleges functioning under different universities in different part of the country:

Jammu & Kashmir Government College of Music & Fine Arts, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

Govt. Music College (Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya) Maihar, Madhya Pradesh

Govt. Madhav Music College (Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya), Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

Govt. College of Music, Thiruvalyaru, Tami NaduGovt. Music College,

Govt. Music College, Tripura West, Agartala-01, Truipura

Ajmer Music College, Ajmer, Rajasthan

College of Fine Arts, Indore

Govt. College of Music, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Seethalakshmi Ramasamy College, Trichy, Tamil Nadu

Mahant Dershan Dass Mahila College, Muzaffarpur

Kamla Devi Sangit College, Raipur

College of Fine Arts, Bangalore, Karnataka

Eligibility requirement:

For getting into the B.A. Music course, candidates who have completed their higher secondary in any stream of education are eligible to apply.

Higher Studies options:

Candidates, who have completed their graduation in music can go for Master of Arts in Music and they are also eligible to take up Fine Arts at the PG level. Further, they can specialize in this field by taking up B. Ed with specialization in music, if they are looking to become music teachers in government and private educational institutions.

Career options after B.A. Music:

B.A. Music course not only offers practical music training to the students, but they are also offered with theoretical knowledge in music. On completion of the B.A. Music course, candidates will be well aware of the historical and theoretical aspects of music and on completion of the course, candidates can start their self-career as:





Music directors


Government jobs for B.A Music Graduates:

These graduates can also find career openings in non-governmental and governmental organizations. The names of government organizations that recruit B.A. Music graduates are given below:

Travel & Tourism Department

Office of International Education

National Endowment for Arts

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Cultural Affairs Department

Peace Corporations

Commission of Fine Arts

Religious institutions

Performing Arts Centres

Music Firms

Government-run schools and colleges

Regular performer in radio and televisions run by  government

Even though, many music performers are not essentially B.A. Music graduates, the course can offer broad knowledge to the music performers and in addition to offering best performances they can develop their deep understanding about the different concepts of music, which will further widen their performance skills as well.



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2 Responses to “Government Colleges for B.A. Music”

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    i want to become a singer and my parents not permited me to do tha..but all people used to say that my voice is really good .so now what can i do and after b.a in music?

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    lokesh waran:

    i want application form in govt music college in chennai