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Student Handbook & Prospectus

Master's Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts
(On Campus Full Time)

School of Performing & Visual Arts

Indira Gandhi National Open University
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110 068, INDIA Website : http://www.ignou.ac.in

New Delhi – 110 068 APPLICATION FORM FOR MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS (On Campus Full Time) July 2009 Last date to submit filled in application form: 20th August. 550/.for downloaded form . 2009 Price: Rs.by registered post Rs. 550/.Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi.by cash at the sales counter. Rs. 500/.

Laser typesetted and Printed at Dee Kay Printers. SO(P) July. 2004.ac.in Printed and published on behalf of the Indira Gandhi National Open University. F. without permission in writing from the Indira Gandhi National Open University.O. 50 of 1985). New Delhi-110015. 1994.1-8/92 (CPP) dated February 1992 & AIU Circular No. 2009 All rights reserved. 5/16. Area. D. New Delhi by the Registrar. Jitender Sethi.1-25/03(CPP)-II) dated 28th July. New Delhi – 110068 or its website http://www.ignou. DR(P). No part of this work may be reproduced in any form.Electronic version of the prospectus is available for download at: http://www. New Delhi. Ajit Kumar. B. Student Handbook & Prospectus 2 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts .1-52/2000(CPP-II) dated 5th May. 1993. AR(P) and Sh. Further information on the Indira Gandhi National Open University Programmes may be obtained from the University’s office at Maidan Garhi. EV/B (449)/94/176915-177115 dated January. Vetted by: SED & SRD Print Production: Sh.ignou. Kirti Nagar Indl. No. 2009 © Indira Gandhi National Open University. by mimeograph or any other means. F. Sh.in RECOGNITION IGNOU is a CENTRAL UNIVERSITY established by an Act of Parliament in 1985 (Act No. Natarajan.ac. MPDD. IGNOU Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates are recognised by all the members of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and are at par with Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates of all Indian Universities/Deemed Universities/ Institutions vide UGC Circulars No.F.

.....7 4.....................................................................4 1.. 16 Recognition ...................................... 16 Pre-admission Enquiry on Academic Programme ..................................................................... 15 Scholarships and Reimbursement of Fees .............. 4................................................................................... 3......................................................................................... 15 Reservation ......................9 Educational Qualifications Awarded by Private Institutions ............... About the School of Performing and Visual Arts .......................................................................................................................................................... 15 Incomplete and Late Applications ........................5 4............................................................. 15 Validity of Admission ........................................ Page About the University ........................ 6 The School of Studies ............... 7 About the MA Programmes in Performing and Visual Arts .....................................................................6 4....2 4..................................... 8............ 15 4......................1 1...................................... Prevention of Malpractice/Notice for General Public .......................... 6 Academic Programmes ......................................................................................... 16 5....................................................................3 1....... 15 Disputes on Admission and other University Matters ...........................1 4........................ 23-24 Student Handbook & Prospectus 3 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts .......................................................................................... 17-18 Admission Form ....................................... 5 1.......................................4 4................................................................................ 16 Appendices I – II ...............................................3 4............................................. 9........No Contents 1......... 15 Refund of Fee.............................................................................5 1.......... 19-20 Application Form for Entrance Test ........................................................... 7 2................................................ 6 Important Achievements .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 5 Vision of the University ............... 6 7.................................................................CONTENTS S...................2 1......................... 5 Prominent Features ...............................6 Introduction .............. 15 Official Transcripts ........................ 8 University Rules ......................8 4....................................................

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Reach out to the disadvantaged by offering programmes in all parts of the country at affordable costs. innovative and need based programmes at different levels. to focus on specific learner groups and enrich the distance learning system. IGNOU has reformulated its vision keeping its objectives in focus. 1. community education and continual professional development. Diploma in Management and Diploma in Distance Education. skill up gradation and training to all by using innovative technologies and methodologies and ensuring convergence of existing systems for massive human resource required for promoting integrated national development and global understanding. Sub Regional Centres and high enrolment Study Centres have been connected. and Promote. Canada. The University is committed to quality in teaching. comprising around 3500 courses. among others. training and extension activities. The Distance Education Council of the University helps in regulating and maintaining the ODL system in the country.000 counsellors from conventional institutions of higher learning. more than 2373 Learner Support Centres. National Centre for Disability Studies and National Centre for Innovation in Distance Education. The University has. established by an Act of Parliament in 1985. contributed significantly to higher education. and acts as a national resource centre for expertise and infrastructure in the ODL system. Today. to all those who require them.. Offer high quality. there are 134 active two way video conferencing centres. it serves the educational aspirations of over two million students which is over 15% of university students population in India and 33 other countries through the 21 Schools of Study and a network of 60 regional centres. It began by offering two academic programmes in 1987. The University has established the Centre for Extension Education. The mandate of the University is to: Provide access to higher education to all segments of society. the University ushered in a new era of technologyenabled education in the country. research. To achieve the objective of widening access for all sections of society and providing continual professional development and training to all sections of the economy. collaborations with 47 foreign institutes and around 52 overseas centres. Degree and Doctoral programmes.1 Introduction The Indira Gandhi National Open University. Emphasis is laid on developing interactive Student Handbook & Prospectus 5 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . and the establishment of the Inter University Consortium.1. the University uses a variety of media and latest technology in imparting education. it was conferred the Centre of Excellence Award in Distance Education in 1999 by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). all Regional Centres. i. With the launch of EduSat (a satellite dedicated only to education) on 20th September. shall provide seamless access to sustainable and learner centric quality education. the National Resource Centre for Open and Distance Learning with international recognition and presence. with strength of 4528 students. with strength of 380 faculty members and academic staff at Headquarters and Regional Centres and about 37.2 Vision of the University Indira Gandhi National Open University. in a relatively short time. Today. Diploma. and it has become possible to transact interactive digital content. INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY 1.e. As a world leader in distance education. coordinate and regulate the standards of education offered through open and distance learning in the country. 2004. has emerged as the largest mega University in the democratic world. The University offers 310 Certificate. professionals from various organisations.

Each School is headed by a Director who arranges to plan. administrative and service wings of the University.4 Important Achievements Emergence of IGNOU as the largest Open University in the World. pace and duration of study Use of latest information and communication technologies for blended learning An effective and integrated student support services network Resource sharing. Joint course offerings with a number of formal institutions of higher learning Collaboration with faculty and professionals in formal institutions of higher learning and industry for the design. Taking IGNOU programmes to African and West Asian countries including Maldives. supervise. Recognition as Centre of Excellence in Distance Education by the Commonwealth of Learning (1993). development and delivery of courses. Award of Excellence for Distance Education Materials by Commonwealth of Learning (1999). 1. the University operates through its Schools of Studies.3 Prominent Features National and international reach Flexible entry qualifications Wide range of academic programmes at affordable costs Diverse learner groups Modular programmes based on a credit system Rigorous course development mechanisms to ensure quality Multi lingual and multiple media instructional packages Flexibility in terms of place. The emphasis is on providing a wide choice of courses at different levels.multi media and online learning and adding value to the traditional distance education delivery mode with modern technology enabled education within the framework of blended learning. Nepal and Seychelles in all to 35 countries. 1.5 The Schools of Studies With a view to develop interdisciplinary studies. Mauritius. Launch of ‘Edusat’ videoconferencing channel (2 way video. Walk in admissions and examinations IGNOU has certain unique features: 1. 2 way audio) Launch of Gyan Vani and other dedicated educational FM channels. IGNOU. collaboration and networking with state open universities and distance education/ correspondence course institutions. The following Schools of Studies currently are in operation: School of Humanities (SOH) School of Social Sciences (SOSS) School of Sciences (SOS) Student Handbook & Prospectus 6 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . IGNOU is the nodal agency for these channels and regular transmissions are done from the studio at EMPC. Launch of a series of 24 hour Educational Channels ‘Gyan Darshan’. develop and organize its academic programmes and courses in coordination with the School staff and different academic.

Continuing education and professional development at work place. Diplomas and Degrees. The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a front runner in identifying opportunities and designing suitable programmes for the benefit of the variety of demands of the student community. With the rising demand for artists in both professional and academic areas. which are conventional as well as innovative. avenues of their employability grow day by day in art and art related areas as Indian art industry is emerging parallel to the mainstream industries. The School of Performing and Visual Arts works with the objective to provide opportunities by promoting art as a learning process in professional and academic arena appealing the senses or emotions. 2. Improvement of skills. Student Handbook & Prospectus 7 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . Acquisition of professional qualifications. ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS Earlier. Most of these programmes have been developed after an initial survey of the demand for such Programmes.6 Academic Programmes The University offers both short-term and long-term programmes leading to Certificates. But today.School of Education (SOE) School of Continuing Education (SOCE) School of Engineering & Technology (SOET) School of Management Studies (SOMS) School of Health Sciences (SOHS) School of Computer & Information Sciences (SOCIS) School of Agriculture (SOA) School of Law (SOL) School of Journalism and New Media Studies (SOJNMS) School of Gender and Development Studies (SOGDS) School of Tourism Hospitality Service Sectoral Management (SOTHSSM) School of Interdisciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies (SITS) School of Social Work (SOSW) School of Vocational Education and Training (SOVET) School of Gender and Development Studies (SOGDS) School of Foreign Languages (SOFL) School of Translation Studies and Training (SOTST) School of Performing & Visual Arts (SOPVA) 1. it is considered a full-fledged job like any other career involving its own set of challenges and hard work. a career in an art form was considered merely as hobby or part time work. Empowerment. The idea of establishing a school catering Performing and Visual Arts at IGNOU was initiated in 2007 which finally took shape in February 2009 when the school began to be fully-functional with the newly inducted faculty. They are launched with a view to fulfill the learner’s needs for: Certification. Self-enrichment.

The purpose may also be seemingly nonexistent. Graphic arts. Opera and in Visual arts as Fine arts. or to generate strong emotions. mythological. The arts are a broad subdivision of culture. other areas such as fashion. School of Performing and Visual Arts offers Master Degree programmes in following four disciplines in conventional face to face mode from July 2009. or for any length of time. Puppetry. Calligraphy. Education in arts in educational institutes with formal programmes provides opportunities to enhance one’s talent. and crafts. Martial Arts. 3. and by some definitions. digital art etc. Sculpture. sculpture etc are known as Visual arts. Master of Performing Art – Hindustani Classical Music – 80 Credits Master of Performing Art – Bharatanatyam .72 Credits Master of Performing Art – Theatre Arts – 72 Credits Master of Visual Art – Painting – 64 Credits The classes will be conducted in a venue selected by IGNOU by the faculty members and eminent academicians/experts in the respective fields. painting and literature. the performing arts. drama. the term art was used to refer to any skill or mastery. Theatre. decorative art. Performance can be any situation that involves four basic elements: time. space. The arts created primarily for visual perception as drawing. Painting. art is made with the intention of stimulating thoughts and emotions. 3. Crafts. Performing art is art in which the action of an individual or of a group at a particular place and time constitute the work in front of an audience. Photography. film. Design. composed of many expressive disciplines. architecture. The meaning of art is explored in a branch of philosophy known as aesthetics. for pleasure. This conception changed during the Romantic period. the performer’s body and a relationship between performer and audience. Student Handbook & Prospectus 8 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . Architecture.e. including music. spiritually or philosophically-motivated art. creations. Music. when art came to be seen as “a special faculty of the human mind to be classified with religion and science”. including music. Acting. to create a sense of beauty to explore the nature of perception. POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES OF SOPVA (ON CAMPUS FULL TIME COURSE) In tune with the mission and vision of the University. This is a course where students have a choice of taking up a particular style of singing i. It is a broader term than ‘art’. but the following areas of activity usually are included in Performing arts as Drama. Drawing. Poetry. Plastic arts.Art encompasses a diverse range of human activities. related media. It is different to visual art where an object constitutes the work. politically.1 Master of Performing Art – Hindustani Classical Music (MPA – HVM) Introduction Master of Performing Arts -Hindustani Classical Music aims to provide higher education to the Classical Music students and to produce well trained practitioners of Hindustani Music. A precise definition of the arts can be contentious. literature. Conceptual Art. The purpose of works of art is to communicate ideas. The arts encompasses visual arts. such as in socially. Students will also study a paper on Management of Music Events and a paper on Sound and Acoustics which will facilitate the students to take up a career related to Music. which as a description of a field usually means only the visual arts majorly comprises fine arts. Traditionally. It can happen anywhere. dance. Generally. Dance. at any time. graphics. either Dhrupad or Dhamar. painting. and modes of expression. Fashion.

Voce Theory Theory Practical Practical Theory Theory Practical Practical SEMESTER-III 1. Medium of Instruction: English and Hindi Students Intake: A maximum of 20 students may be admitted Programme Structure S. Allahabad will be eligible to get admission in the course. / Prabhakar from Prayag Sangeet Samiti. History of Musical Instruments Performance Viva . Khairagarh. Mode of Selection: Students will have to appear in an entrance test and audition for admission in the course.) in music from Indira Kala Sangeet Viswavidyalaya. per student Eligibility Candidates securing 50% marks in BA (Hons. / graduation in any subject along with 60% marks in diploma in music viz. Khairagarh. Regional Expressions of Raga Sangeet/ Philosophy & Music Performance Viva .No.General Guidelines Course Duration – Two Years Fee: Rs. / Kovid & Vid from Indira Kala Sangeet Viswavidyalaya.) in Hindustani music from any recognized university.000/.Voce SEMESTER-IV Comparative Study of Music of Various Ancient civilizations /Event Management of Music Programmes A Comparative study of music of South East Asian Countries/Project Work Performance Viva Voce Theory Theory Practical Practical 4 Credits 4 Credits 6 Credits 6 Credits 14 15 16 Student Handbook & Prospectus 9 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . / BA (Pass) examination of recognized university with 60% marks in the subject (music) as one of the elective subject / BA (Hons.History & Principles of Indian Music 2. Course Title Nature of Course (Theory/Practical Project/ Elective) SEMESTER-I 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 History & Principles of Indian Music History & Evolution of Raga Performance Viva Voce Theory Theory Practical Practical 4 Credits 4 Credits 6 Credits 6 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 6 Credits 6 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 6 Credits 6 Credits Credits SEMESTER-II 1. Voice Culture/ Psychology & Music 2. Sangeet Visharad from Gandharva Mahavidyala of Pune.per semester. 5.

Technical production aspects and Writing Dance and Research provides a holistic approach towards preparing a student to excel both academically and professionally. Practicals will also include independent student productions and a production under the direction of a well known outside expert. Apart from the regular studio courses. Theory. There shall be 16 Papers in all. Performance works and Choreographies. The ratio of Practical and Theory will be 60:40 Minimum 5 students are required to conduct classes for an optional paper. Previous and (ii) M. Research approaches and methodologies.Evaluation The Examination in Hindustani Vocal Music will be held in two parts—(i) M. Students will also be given hands on experience and training on technical matters of stage production.through a viva-voce Students Intake: A minimum of 6 and a maximum of 15 students may be admitted Programme fees: Fees of Rs. Practical – 48 Credits/ 144 Study Hours/ 1200 Marks 3. it will also have value added workshops by experts.P. and a course on Music traditions. The courses are designed in such a manner that it furthers the scope of the students’ gaining employability in various sectors associated with dance and its allied areas. Elements of the Theatre in Dancer’s training and performance. Theory – 32 Credits/ 96 Study Hours/ 800 Marks 2. there will be continuous assessment of 40% in the form of three assignments/tests (20 marks each) out of which the best of two can be used for evaluation.4 semesters consisting of 72 credits Eligibility: Graduate in Bharatanatyam or Any graduate with a Govt.A. Duration: 2 years. recognized Diploma in Dance (Bharatanatyam) Admission: Admission to the programme will be through an entrance test conducted at Delhi IGNOU main campus where the practical as well as theoretical aptitude of every student will be put to test.2 Master of Performaning Art—Dance (Bharatnatyam) (MPA – DB) Introduction: MPA-Dance (specialization in Bharatanatyam) is aimed at molding professionals and academicians in the area of dance. World dances. Writing dance. Final. Distribution of Credits – 1. Other practical oriented courses are Dance pedagogy and production with a target group.A. Student Handbook & Prospectus 10 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . The curriculum is developed in a manner in which its focus on four major areas vis-à-vis Performance. Choreography.3000 per semester Evaluation: Apart from the semester end exams which will have a weightage of 60%. Each semester will consist of two Theory Papers of 3 Hours duration each and two Practical papers. Historiography of Indian dances.P. Some of the main theory courses offered deal with Dance aesthetics.through a written test and Practical. As the programme is a rigorous two year full time course. Each candidate will be required to pass separately in Theory as well as in Practical.

000/.3 Master of Performing Art—Theatre Arts (MPA-TA) Introduction Master of Performing Arts –Theatre Arts aims to provide both practical and theoretical aspects of theatre to students. The course imparts training Student Handbook & Prospectus 11 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . per student (Rs.500/. Objectives MPA (Theatre Arts) aims at producing well trained practitioners of theatre.for TWO years) Eligibility: Any graduate with Diploma in Acting/theatre arts or any graduate with five years of practical experience in theatre. Course Title Theory/Practical Project/ Elective SEMESTER-I Practical Theory Theory Theory/Practical SEMESTER-II Practical Theory/Practical Theory/Practical Theory/Practical Practical Practical Theory/production Theory Theory Theory Practical Practical Theory/Practical Theory/Practical Project/Thesis/Seminar Presentation SEMESTER-IV Credits 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Studio course Indian Dances Principles of Dance Aesthetics Music Traditions Studio Course Choreography and Production Performance works and Choreographies Elements of Theatre in Dancer’s training and performance Staging dance: technical aspects of production SEMESTER-III Studio course Dance pedagogy and production World dances Writing dance Research approaches and methodologies Studio course Independent student production Arts Management Bharatnatyam-History and Repertoire Dissertation 6 credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 4 2 4 3 5 4 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 2 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 2 Credits 3. 2.10. General Guidelines Course Duration – Two Years Fee: Rs.S.per semester.No. Design and Children theatre to facilitate the students to take up a career related to these areas. This course offers specialization in Direction.

in acting. Course Title Theory/Practical Project/ Elective SEMESTER-I 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Fundamentals of Theatre and Drama History and Development of Modern Indian Drama History and Development of Modern Western Drama Fundamentals of Acting Fundamentals of Theatre Design Scene Work SEMESTER-II History of Classical Indian Drama History and development of Classical. Make-up. Students Intake: A maximum of 25 students may be admitted Programme Structure (Credits –72) S. Mask making) Theatre for children: Theory and Practice Scene Work (Narrative/Non-realistic) Theory Theory Theory and Practical Theory and Practical Theory and Practice Practical 2 Credits 2 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits 2 Credits 4 Credits (Contd. The course also offers specializations in Design.No. Direction and Children Theatre to provide expertise in these subjects with latest innovative theories and practices. direction. and technical theatre. Neo Classical and Elizabethan Theatre Acting Theory and Practical Technical Theatre theory and practical (Lighting) Scene Work(Sanskrit/Classical) Major Production(Realistic Play) SEMESTER-III Folk and Traditional Theatre of India and Southeast Asia Makers of Modern Theatre-Indian and Western Fundamentals of Play Direction Technical Theatre (Costumes. Medium of Instruction: English and Hindi Mode of Selection: Students will have to appear in an entrance test and audition for admission in the course.) Credits Theory Theory Theory Practical Theory and Practical Practical Theory Theory Theory and Practical Theory and Practical Practical Practical 2 Credits 2 Credits 2 Credits 4 Credits 3 Credits 5 Credits 2 Credits 2 Credits 4 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits 4 Credits Student Handbook & Prospectus 12 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . In order to equip the student the course is designed to provide training in media along with latest theatre research methodologies along with theatre histories.

To provide basic knowledge of Art management and marketing. Eligibility A candidate seeking admission to the course must have passed the bachelor degree of four years duration (after 10+2) offered by a recognized university. Intake: 10-15 students.70% (Credits-44/1100 Marks) Objectives To provide opportunities to students in identifying and developing their own style and medium at advanced level to become a professional Artist. The ratio of Practical and Theory will be 70:30 Total credits-72/2160 study hours/1800 marks. Television with relation to Theatre Specialization: Direction. Design. Music. Film.Painting Medium of Instruction: English and Hindi Students Intake: A maximum of 20 students may be admitted Student Handbook & Prospectus 13 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts .F. 3.A) .A) . Theatre for Children Theatre Research: Seminar Presentation Drama through Media Play Production (Major) (By an eminent guest director) Theory Theory Practical Project/Thesis/ Seminar Presentation Theory and Practical Practical 2 Credits 2 Credits 4 Credits 2 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits The Examination in Theatre Arts will be conducted semester wise. At qualifying examination applicant must have minimum 50 % marks or equivalent grades. Bachelor of Visual Art (B. Each semester has six subjects of total 18 credits. Two year course culminating into 64 credits.Painting Bachelor of Fine Art (B. To create professionals and creative researchers in the field of Fine Arts. Acting.(Contd. Painting.4 Master of Visual Art—Painting (MVA-P) General Guidelines Two years (4 semesters) full time programme.30% (Credits-20/500 Marks) Practical . To critically study various styles and modes of art expressions from different periods: both historical and contemporary. The credits for the programme are as follows: Theory .V.) SEMESTER-IV 19 20 21 22 23 24 Aesthetics: Indian and Western Media Appreciation: Dance.

Imagination. Criteria: Presentation and Articulation. Culture.voce Theory Practical Practical Practical Theory 2 Credits 2 Credits 8 Credits 2 Credits 3 Credits Theory Theory Theory Practical Practical 2 Credits 2 Credits 1 Credits 2 Credits 8 Credits Theory Theory Theory Practical Practical 2 Credits 2 Credits 1 Credits 2 Credits 10 Credits Theory Theory Theory Practical Practical 2 Credits 2 Credits 1 Credits 2 Credits 8 Credits Credits Student Handbook & Prospectus 14 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . Colour application Written Test (Duration One hour) Criteria: Reasoning ability. Course Title Nature of Course (Theory/Practical Project/Elective) SEMESTER-I 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Principles of Aesthetics : Indian & Western History of Art Modern art – Western Project /Assignment Sketching & Drawing Painting SEMESTER-II Principles of Aesthetics : Indian & Western History of Art Modern art – western Project/Assignment Sketching & Drawing Painting SEMESTER-III History of Art Modern art – Indian Understanding of Art management and marketing Project/ Assignment Sketching & Drawing Creative Painting &Computer Applications in the Art of Painting SEMESTER-IV 16 17 18 19 20 History of Art Modern art – Indian Sketching & Drawing Creative Painting Computer Application Dissertation & Viva. Knowledge of Arts. Artists. World View with Social & Environmental Concerns Portfolio Presentation: (Duration 20 mins.No. Programme Structure S. Visualization. Creativity and Originality. Creativity. Language and Articulation. Professionalism.) Portfolio evaluation will be done by the panel of five members (Three internal and two external experts). Methods and materials.Admission Practical Test (Duration Two hours) Criteria: Composition.

Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped have to pay the full fee at the time of admission to the University along with other general category candidates.3 Validity of Admission Learners offered admission have to join on or before the due dates specified by the University. advised to fill the relevant columns carefully and enclose the copies of all the required certificates duly attested by a Gazetted Officer. as per the Government of India rules. latest rules will be applicable to all the students irrespective of the year of registration. A fee of Rs.1 Educational Qualifications Awarded by Private Institutions Any educational qualification awarded by the Private Universities established under the provisions of the “Chhattisgarh Niji Kshetra Vishwavidyalaya (Sathapane Aur Viniyaman). In case they want to seek admission for the next session. Student Handbook & Prospectus 15 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . Kashmiri Migrants and Physically Handicapped learners. for admission to its various programmes. The students are required to pay Rs. IGNOU. Scheduled Castes. Scholarship scheme of National Centre for Promotion of Employment of Disabled People (NCPEDP) for Post Graduate level programmes is applicable to the students of this University also. they have to apply afresh and go through the admission process again. IGNOU.4 Reservation The University provides reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes. School of Gender and Development Studies. UNIVERSITY RULES The University reserves the right to change the rules from time to time. Physically Handicapped learners admitted to IGNOU Programmes are eligible for Government of India scholarships. 4. Scheduled Tribes. through the Director School of Gender and Development Studies. 4. 4. Adhiniyam. War Widows. in cases where University denies admission.6 Refund of Fee Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.2 Incomplete and Late Applications Incomplete application forms. School of Gender and Development Studies.7 Official Transcripts The University provides the facility of official transcripts on request made by the learners on plain paper addressed to Registrar (SRE). New Delhi–110 068. viz. However. will be summarily rejected without any intimation to the learners. 4.per transcript payable through DD in favour of IGNOU is charged for this purpose.250/.in case of request for sending transcript outside India. It is also not adjustable against any other programme of this University. received after due date or having wrong options of courses or electives or false information. The learners are. IGNOU. the programme fee will be refunded after deduction of registration fee through A/c Payee Cheque only through Director. They are advised to collect scholarship forms from the respective State Government Directorate of Social Welfare or Office of the Social Welfare Officer and submit the filled-in forms to them through the Director.5 Scholarships and Reimbursement of Fee The learners belonging to reserved Categories. IGNOU for reimbursement of programme fee.100/. However. 4.4. 4. Similarly. SC/ST learners have to collect and subsequently submit their scholarship forms to the respective State’s Directorate of Social Welfare or Office of the Social Welfare Officer. Such students are advised to apply to awarding authority. 2002” are non-existent and cannot be made the basis of admission to higher studies with IGNOU. 4. therefore. Maidan Garhi. non-creamy layer of OBC.

F.. 4. 6. 5.9 Recognition IGNOU Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates are recognized by all member Universities of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and are at par with Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates of all Indian Universities/ Institutions.ac.ignou. PREVENTION OF MALPRACTICE/NOTICE FOR GENERAL PUBLIC Students seeking admission to various academic programmes of Indira Gandhi National Open University are advised to directly contact IGNOU headquarters at New Delhi. 2.4. New Delhi-110068 Ph: 011-29534840 Email: sopva@ignou. the authority would expel him/her from the University. Professor.in For any further detail please visit our website: http://www. 2005 (See Annexure . as per UGC Circular letter no. will be only New Delhi/Delhi. Students interacting with intermediaries shall do so at their own risk and cost. Anu Aneja. However. 1994 & AICTE Circular No. Kapil Kumar (Tele: 2953 6342) Prof.B.ac.8 Disputes on Admission & other University matters The place of jurisdiction of filing of suit. AICTE/Academic/ MOU-DEC/2005 dated May 13. Sunil Kumar Director School of Performing and Visual Arts Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi. For further information. fleecing students etc. Arora.) (Tele: 2953 2098) Registrar (SED) (Tele:2953 5828) As per directions of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India ragging is prohibited. please contact any of the following members of the Malpractices Prevention Committee: 1. AIU Circular No. 2004. contact: Prof. S. SOS (Tele: 2953 2167) Registrar (Admn. 4. If any incident of ragging comes to the notice of the authority the concerned student shall be given liberty to explain and if his/her explanation is not found satisfactory. II & III). EV/11(449/94/ 176915-177115 dated January 14. if necessary. PRE-ADMISSION ENQUIRY ON ACADEMIC PROGRAMME If you have any queries on academic aspects of the programme please contact the Director of the concerned School as indicated below on the address of the University. 6. SOHS (Tele: 2953 2965) Prof Sunita Malhorta. 5.I.in Student Handbook & Prospectus 16 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . Prof. in case of any specific complaint regarding fraudulent institutions.1-52/ 2000(CPP-II) dated 5th May. SOCE (Tele: 2953 6347) Dr. 3.

1993(copy enclosed) for recognition of degrees and diplomas as well as transfer of credit for courses successfully completed by students between the two types of Universities so that the mobility of students from Open University stream to traditional Universities is ensured without any difficulty. A circular was earlier issued vide UGC letter N.ac. 1-52/97(CPP-II) dated 31st January 2004 is enclosed. 1956 to ensure mandatory requirements viz.Appendix-I UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION BAHADUR SHAH ZAFAR MARG NEW DELHI-110002 No. 1956. There are a number of open Universities in the country offering various degrees/diploma through the mode of non-formal education.F. empowered to award degrees in terms of Section 22(1) of the UGC Act. F1-25/93(CPP-II) dated 28th July. 1-8/92(CPP) dated February. 1992 mentioning that the Certificates.ugc. 1956. The Open Universities have been established in the country by an Act of Parliament of State Legislature in accordance with the provisions contained in Section 2(F) of the UGC Act. 2004 Student Handbook & Prospectus 17 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . The details are also given in UGC Web site: www. Diplomas and Degrees awarded by Indira Gandhi National Open University are to be treated equivalent to the corresponding awards of the Universities in the country. These universities are.in May. A copy of Gazette Notification regarding specification of degrees issued vide No.F. [Mrs. therefore. I therefore request you to treat the Degrees/Diploma/Certificates awarded by the Open Universities in conformity with the UGC notification on specification of Degrees as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the traditional Universities in the country.] Pankaj Mittal) Joint Secretary Encl: As above 5th May. The UGC has specified the nomenclature of degrees under Section 22(3) of the UGC Act. Yours faithfully Sd/(Dr. minimum essential academic inputs required for awarding such degrees. Attention is further invited to UGC circular No.1-52/2000(CPP-II) The Registrar Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi New Delhi-110068 Sub: RECOGNITION OF DEGREES AWARDED BY OPEN UNIVERSITIES Sir/Madam.

KALRA) Joint Secretary Student Handbook & Prospectus 18 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts .” “Further resolved that in case of Degrees awarded by Open Universities.Appendix-II ASSOCIATION OF INDIAN UNIVERSITIES AIU HOUSE. 16 KOTLA MARG . NEW DELHI-110002 Phone: 3312305. if required in this behalf. The additional information. The decision is brought to the notice of the Universities for favour of appropriate action in the matter. the conditions regarding entrance qualifications and duration of the course be relaxed provided that the general standard of attainment are similar to those prescribed by the recognized university”. 1994 The Registrar(s) Member Universities Subject: Recognition of Degrees/Diplomas of Open Universities Dear Sir. 1993 at the University of Delhi have decided to in principle that the Degrees of the Open Universities be recognized in terms of the following resolutions: “Resolved that the examinations of one University should be recognized by another on a reciprocal basis. Yours faithfully. 3313390 Gram: ASINGU 3310059. provided that the entrance qualification. Thanking you. EV/II(449)/94/176915-177115 January 14.C. duration of course and the general standard of attainment are similar to those prescribed by the recognized university. may kindly be obtained from the Registrar of the Universities direct. Sd/(K. 3312429 Telex: 31 66180 AIU IN Fax: 011-3315105 No. The Standing Committee at its 237th meeting held at Utkal University and the 68th Annual Session of the AIU and in December.

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Attested Category Certificate for SC/ST/PH/OBC/Kashmiri Migrant/ War Widow candidates.INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES 1.110068 2. Room No:201. Attested Age certificate Student Handbook & Prospectus 21 Master’s Degree Programme in Performing & Visual Arts . Please send your filled application form by Regd. Affix the photograph and enclose the following: i) ii) iii) Attested Certificates and Mark sheets in support of your educational qualifications. Near Library. Sunil Kumar Director School of Performing and Visual Arts Academic Complex. Please retain the photocopy of the filled-in form for future reference. 3. Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi New Delhi. wherever required. Post / Speed Post to: Prof. B Block.

T./Ms./Mrs. _________________ State/U. ____________________belongs to ___________________________Caste who are eligible for availing the benefits as per central list of 5 to 13 Cs/OBC as per Resolution No. _______________ State/U.CATEGORY CERTIFICATE (I) (i) SC/ST Candidates This is to certify that Mr./Ms. _____________. __________________belongs to _____________________ Caste which is recognised as Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe under the Constitution (Scheduled Caste Part C States) Order 1951 read with the SC/ST list (Modification Order. Mr.T./Ms./Mrs __________________________________________ and his/her family reside in Village/Town __________________ District ___________ State U.1956) Mr./Ms./Mrs. _____________. _______________________________ son/daughter/wife of Shri ____________________________ of Village ____________________________ Town _________________ Distt.T. _______________________________ son/daughter/wife of Shri ____________________________ of Village ____________________________ Town _________________ Distt. (NCBC). (Signature of Tehsildar/Commissioner/District Magistrate) Place : _________________ Signature : ___________________ Date : __________________ Seal/Samp .T. _________________________________________ and his/her family reside in Village/Town_______________ District __________ State U. 12011/68/93-DCC(C) of Ministry of Social Justice & empowerment as modified from time to time by that Ministry based on the advice of the National Commission for Backward Classes./Mrs. (Signature of Tehsildar/Commissioner/District Magistrate) Place : _________________ Signature : ___________________ Date : __________________ Seal/Samp CATEGORY CERTIFICATE (II) (ii) OBC candidates (only non-cremy layer) This is to certify that Mr.

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The last date for receiving Application form for entrance test is August 20.drawn in favour of IGNOU. Prospectus will be sent to such candidates after receipt of the form along with the demand draft. IGNOU Maidan Garhi. a demand draft of Rs.Instructions for Filling the Application form for the Entrance Test Form-1 A) General Instructions 1. IGNOU. 2009 at New Delhi only. Please read these instructions before filling up Form 1.ignou. or delay in receiving the Form. you will not be issued duplicate Hall Ticket. The University shall send a separate communication to the candidates in order of merit. Admission of such candidates will be finalized based on the scrutiny of admission application form. in case you qualify in the Entrance Test. You should ensure that you fulfil the admission criteria as prescribed by the University as on the last date for submission of Application form for Admission to Master Degree Programme in Performing and Visual Arts (on campus full time). New Delhi . 4. payable at New Delhi has to be sent alongwith ENTRANCE TEST APPLICATION form. In case you do not receive your result card within 15 days. 3. relevant documents and programme fee. The Hall Ticket can also be downloaded from the IGNOU website www. you may contact the Registrar. except in case where the form has been downloaded from the website. No fee is to be sent with ENTRANCE TEST APPLICATION Form. Entrance test will be held on August 24-25. 3. 2009. Your record may not be included in the finalised list for any of the reasons like non-receipt of Application Form.110 068 4.ac. Duplicate Hall Ticket will be issued only to those candidates who have not received the Hall Ticket but their name appears in the finalised list. You are responsible for the accuracy of information and indicating the information in the desired manner. No request for duplicate result card will be entertained after the last date for Submission of Admission Form. You should retain photocopy of filled-in Application Form for Entrance Test. Maidan Garhi. Do not send any certificate/document with the Entrance Form. 6. or not indicating the information correctly on the Form. Admission is open only to candidates residing in India. 8.550/. Block 12. 7.in 2. There would be some relaxation in qualifying standards to SC/ST/non creamy layers of OBC/PH category candidates. Please send your Application Form for Entrance Test by Registered/Speed Post at the following address: Registrar Student Evaluation Division. On the basis of the information indicated in the Application Form for entrance examination the hall ticket for the Entrance Test will be sent to you. Student Evaluation Division. . 2. If your name does not appear in the list. 5. D) Reporting of Test Results All the candidates who appear for the Entrance Test shall be sent the result cards indicating their status as regards marks scored and rank in the merit list. B) Non-Receipt of Hall Ticket 1. These are required to be submitted with the Admission Form. The qualified candidates can also download the result card from IGNOU website. When you come for enquiry for issue of duplicate Hall Ticket you should bring a photocopy of the form. In case you do not receive the hall ticket one week before the test date you should contact the Registrar (Student Evaluation Division). Applications received after the due date will not be accepted. In case the form has been downloaded from the website.

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