Kathak Kendra, New Delhi Dance and Music Courses Admissions 2019


Are you looking for admission in Kathak Kendra? Kathak Kendra, New Delhi has announced admission into Elementary and Advanced courses in Dance and Music Courses. Check out for details such as eligibility criteria, selection process, application procedure, and important dates, etc.

About Kathak Kendra


Kathak Kendra was established in the year 1964. It is a National Institute of Kathak Dance. And it is a constituent unit of Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi, Under Ministry of Culture, Governement of India. It is located at New Delhi.

Admission 2019


Applicants are invited for admission into Dance and Music Courses for the academic year 2019 by Katha Kendra as follows:

  1. Dance:
    • Elementary Courses:
      • 5-year Foundation Course
      • 3-year Diploma (Pass) Course
    • Advance Courses:
      • Preparatory phase (for Diploma Course only)
      • 3-year Diploma (Hons.) Course
      • 2-year Post Diploma Course
      • Refresher Course
  2. Music:
    • 1-year Certificate Course (Tabla / Pakhawaj)
    • 5-year Diploma Course (Tabla / Pakhawaj)
    • 3-year Special Course in Vocal Music

Eligibility Criteria


Candidates have to fulfil the following eligibility criteria for admission in Dance and Music courses:

  • For Foundation Course:
    • Age should be between 10 to 15 years on 1st June 2019.
    • Education should be In continuing and completed 3rd class.
    • Should have ability to read and write in Hindi or English.
    • Should have good sense of rhythm and music and also an ability to express it through movement of the body and facial expression.
    • Should be physically and mentally sound.
  • For Diploma Course:
    • Age should be between 15 to 20 years on 1st June 2019.
    • Should be In continuing education and have completed class 9th.
    • Should have ability to read and write in Hindi or English.
    • Should be physically and mentally sound.
  • For Diploma (Hons.) Course:
    • Age should be between 18 to 23 years on 1st June 2019.
    • Should have Secondary School Certificate.
    • Should have ability to read and write in Hindi or English.
    • Should completed Diploma (Pass) Course or its equivalent training.
    • Should be physically and mentally sound.
  • For Post Diploma Course:
    • Age should be between 20 to 26 years on 1st June 2019.
    • Should have Senior Secondary school certificate or equivalent examination.
    • Should have Ability to converse in read and write in Hindi or English.
    • Should have completed Diploma (Hons.) from Kathak kendra or equivalent.
    • Should be physically and mentally sound.
  • For Refresher Course:
    • Age should be below 40 years.
    • Student of the Kendra having completed Post-Diploma/ Diploma (Hons.) Course, who desires to teach Kathak.
    • Dance teacher in a school/ dance institution.
    • Should have ability to converse in read and write in Hindi or English.
    • Should be physically and mentally sound.
  • For Certificate Course (Tabla/ Pakhawaj
    • Age should be 14 to 17 years on 1st June 2019.
    • Should be in continuing school education and have completed class 6.
    • Should have ability to converse in read and write in Hindi or English.
    • Candidate having aptitude for sensitivity to rhythms and percussion playing.
    • Should be physically and mentally sound.
  • For Diploma Course (Tabla/ Pakhawaj)
    • Age should be between 15 to 20 years on 1st June, 2019.
    • Should be In continuing school education and completed class 8.
    • Should have ability to converse in read and write in Hindi or English.
    • Candidate having aptitude for sensitivity to rhythms and percussion playing.
    • Should be physically and mentally sound.
  • For Special Course in Vocal Music:
    • Age should be between 18 to 30 years on 1st June 2019.
    • Should have Senior Secondary school certificate or equivalent examinations.
    • Should have ability to read and write in Hindi or English.
    • Good grounding in Vocal music.
    • Should be physically and mentally sound.

Selection Process


Selection is done based on the candidates performance in admission test. Candidates shortlisted for admission test will be displayed on the notice board and website on 28th June 2019. And results will be displayed on website and notice board. The selected candidates will be admitted to the appropriate training course depending on the merit and availability of seats.

Admission test details

  • For elementary courses in dance admission test will be conducted on 4th, 5th, and 6th July 2019. And the results will be displayed on 10th July 2019 and classes will commence from 15th July 2019.
  • For advanced courses in dance admission test will be conducted on 8th and 9th July 2019.
  • For music course admission test will be conducted on 10th and 11th July 2019.
  • The results of both advanced courses in dance and music will be declared on 15th July 2019 and commencement of classes starts from 18th July 2019.

Admission Procedure


Interested and eligible candidates are requested to download the application form through the Website "www.kathakkendra.in" from 6th June 2019. The last date for submission of application form is 24th June 2019. The application fee is Rs. 200/- should be paid through Demand Draft in favour of Director, Kathak Kendra, payable at New Delhi. Candidates have to send the duly filled in application in the prescribed format along with demand draft to the following address-
Director,
Kathak Kendra,
2 San Martin Marg,
Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-110021.
Candidates can also get the application form directly from the above address by payment of Rs. 60/- from 6th June 2019 to 22nd June 2019 between 10 am to 5 pm except on Sunday.

Further contact details


Kathak Kendra
2 San Martin Marg,
Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi -110021

Phone No: 011-2687 4251 / 52
Email: arkathakkendra@gmail.com
Website: www.kathakkendra.in

Important dates to remember


  • Date of Advertisement in Newspaper and on website: 1st/2nd/3rd June 2019.
  • Date of availability of Application forms and Prospectus: 6th to 22nd June 2019 (between 10 am to 5 pm except Sunday).
  • Last Date for receiving Application forms: 24th June 2019.
  • Date of Display of shortlisted candidates for admission test on notice board and website: 28th June 2019.
  • Date of admission test: 4th to 11th July 2019.
  • Date of display of results of admission test for elementary courses in dance: 10th July 2019.
  • Date of display of results of admission test for advanced courses and music:15th July 2019.
  • Date of fees payment and other formalities for elementary courses in dance: 11th to 13th July 2019.
  • Date of fees payment and other formalities for advanced courses in dance and music: 16th to 18th July 2019.
  • Date of commencement of classes for elementary courses in dance: 15th July 2019.
  • Date of commencement of classes for advanced courses in dance and music: 18th July 2019.


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