Admissions for MFA Bharatanatyam at Sastra University

Applications are invited for a two-year distance learning course for Master of Fine Arts MFA in Bharatanatyam at Sastra University for NRI graduates. This article contains all the information necessary in order to gain admissions for the same including eligibility criteria, application process and course fees.

Brief information of Sastra University Tamil Nadu

Established in 1984, the Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy, better known to the general public as SASTRA University, came into the international limelight when it held the world record for the highest number of campus recruitments from a single company when TCS Tata Consultancy Services recruited 1755 students from the Sastra campus. The record was broken in a year by another university in the same state of Tamil Nadu, i.e. by the Vellore University, but the figures spoke volumes of what the University had and is achieving in the field of quality education and the kind of corporate ready graduates that they are consistently producing. The Sastra University is a deemed university, the very first in the state of Tamil Nadu, and is located at Thirumalaisamudram and besides its on campus programmes which it is well acclaimed for, it also is gaining significant ground when it comes to distance learning programmes. A special mention should be made for the significance given by the University towards fine arts. Its annual fest 'Kuruksastra' is renowned around the country for the importance given to Arts, Music, Dance and Dramatics amongst other fields.

Distance education course on Master of Fine Arts MFA in Bharatanatyam for NRIs

  • The course will be of two years duration and will be in distance education mode exclusively for NRIs.

  • The Director for the MFA Bharatanatyam Degree programme is Dr Padma Subrahmanyam. His credentials speak for his prowess. He has been conferred the prestigious awards of Padmashri, Padma Bhushan and Akademi Ratna by the President of India.

  • Dr Padma Subrahmanyam is also currently holding the position of the President at Nrithyodaya at Chennai. A special intensive course which specially intended to shorten the curriculum of 1 whole year is strategically and carefully designed by Dr Subrahmanyam.

  • The special intensive course will be of optimal and highly professional standards and would consist of 80 hours. This course starts on July 22, 2013 and will continue till August 3.

Eligibility, application process and program fees for MFA Bharatanatyam

  • The candidate should be a bachelor degree holder. The subject in which the candidate holds the bachelor degree could be of any stream.

  • The candidate should have a minimum of 5 years experience in Bharatanatyam. The candidate should also have completed two Margams in order to gain admission in this MFA course.

  • A dance video which spans 5 minutes should be uploaded on Youtube. The dance should be of any recent rehearsal or performance and it should compulsorily include Nritta and Abhinaya. Then link should be sent to

  • Application will cost $20 US for MFA Bharatanatyam course for NRIs.
    Admission fees is a one time payment of $50 US.
    Course fees would be $1530 US per annum.

  • The applications for admissions to MFA program Sastra can be sent to the address Last date for submitting applications is April 30, 2013.

  • The candidates will finally be selected for the MFA Bharatanatyam course at the discretion of the Admission Committee only and no disputes would be entertained. Candidates who are selected are expected to compulsorily be present for all the classes that would be held at Sastra University and at Nrithyodaya, Chennai.

For any further queries regarding admission at Sastra University, you may email to

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