Bhatkhande Music Institute University Lucknow | India Univ. List


In 1926 Pt.Vishnu NarayanBhatkhande established a music school in Lucknow with the help andco-operation of Rai Umanath Bali and Rai Rajeshwar Bali and other musicpatrons and connoisseurs of Lucknow , culturally vibrant princely stateof Awadh. This institution was inaugrated at the hands of the thenGovernor of Awadh Sir William Marris and was named after him as “MarrisColloege of Music”. On 26 th March 1966 , theState Goverment of Uttar Pradesh brought this college under its controland aptly renamed it after its founder as “Bhatkhande College ofHindustani Music.”

At therequest of the State Government, the Government of India by anotification on 24th October,2000 , declared this institute as “University “, thus elevating its status and making it theonly-of-its-kind Music University in India . Bhatkhande Music Instituteis registered under the r egistration of Socities Act 1860 and is anautonomus institution. On 2nd November 2002 , Hon.H.E. the Governor ofUttar Pradesh consented to become the President of Bhatkhande MusicInstitute

Courses Offered

School Section

  1. Praveshika 2 years  Class Vth
  2. Parichaya 2 years Praveshika

College Section

  1. Prabuddh 2 years Parichay
  2. Parangat 2 years Prabuddha

University Section

  1. Diploma in Music  2 years High School or equivalent
  2. Bachelor of Performing Arts (B.P.A)  3 years Diploma
  3. Master of Performing Arts (M.P.A)  2 years B.P.A
  4. Ph.D. 2 years Min. M.P.A

Special Certificate Courses

  1. Dhrupad, Dhamar & Hori 2 years Prabudha of BMI or its equivalent examinations
  2. Semi Classical (Thumri, Dadra etc.) 2 years Prabudha of BMI or its equivalent examinations
  3. Light Music 2 years Parichay of BMI or its equivalent.
  4. Harmonium & Keyboard 2 years NIL


Admission Process

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
For latest information regarding Courses duration ,eligibility, and fee structure visit University/college website


Bhatkhande Music Institute University
(Deemed University)

1, Kaiserbagh, Lucknow-226001
Uttar Pradesh, India
Telephone : 91-0522
e-Mail Address : [email protected]