Music has always been considered as a way of expressing feelings and emotions that cannot be described properly through words. Music mostly works as a mood changer or more aptly stress reliever. There are various forms and types of music like Indian, folk, western and many more. In this era, people are more open and music is a very popular career option. Some of the best and top-ranked institutes/ colleges that provide courses in the field of music are mentioned in this article.
MIT Vishwashanti Sangeet Kala Academy, MIT-ADT University –This academy is located in Pune and is a part of the Faculty of Art, Fine Art and Performing Arts under MIT ADT University. The institution mainly focuses on reviving the value and beauty of Indian classical music and dance and also provides UG, PG, diplomas and certifications in the same. It is under private ownership and the fee ranges around 1 to 2.5 lakhs. The average placement packages offered are around 3 – 4 LPA.
Lovely Professional University (LPU) – It is located in Jalandhar and is a private institution recognised by University Grants Commission (UGC) and also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). This University offers multiple courses across various streams including designing, fine arts, music, dance, applied arts and many more. Its fee ranges from 3-8 lakhs. It provides placement packages of around 2-4LPA.
Christ University – It is a Deemed- to be University situated in Bangalore and recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and Bar Council of India (BCI). The University offers 30+ UG and 35+ PG courses across various streams like education, management, fine arts, music, applied arts, dance, science, commerce and many more. Some popular courses are BBA, BCA, and MCA to name a few. The fee ranges from 3 lakhs to 7 lakhs. Average placement packages provide falls around 5-8 LPA.
Amity University – It is located in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The university is under private ownership and is recognised by UGC and also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (UGC). It offers 100 + undergraduate and postgraduate courses across various streams including engineering, literature, science, arts, music, applied and fine arts, commerce, management and many more. Its fee ranges from 3-4 lakhs. It provides a placement package of 4-5LPA.
Miranda House, DU – This institute is located on North Campus, Delhi. It is a government-owned institute and affiliated with the University of Delhi. This college is best for the arts stream but it also provides many UG and PG courses in the science and commerce field followed by vocational, music, fine arts and languages courses as well. Its fee is around 30,000 to 76,000. The placement package offered in this institute is around 4.1 to 6.3 LPA.
Ramjas College, DU– Ramjas college is one of the finest colleges on the north campus of Delhi University. The college is mainly considered for science courses but it also has a very good faculty for commerce and art department. Admission to most of the courses is through the merit-based system and for few courses like BBA; Business economics admission is through an entrance exam conducted by the University of Delhi. It also provides additional (vocational) certification courses in fields like language, fine arts, music and dance. The fee structure is similar to every other college affiliated with the University of Delhi (i.e. ranges from 7k to 20 k for different courses and programs).
Bangalore University – It is a government-owned University and is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The University is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and offers courses/programs like B.E, B.Com, MA, M.Com, PhD, B.Sc., BCA and MCA across many fields like engineering, designing, management, business, music, fine arts and many more. The fee for various courses is around 10 to 25k. It provides a placement package of approximately around 18-19 lakhs.
Whistling Woods International – It is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The institute offers several programs in the fields of management architecture ads commerce and many more in affiliation to Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of youth development and Tata institute of social science it is under private ownership in the exams accepted all WWIN entrance exams. Its fee ranges from 19-20 lakhs. It provides an average placement package of around 7-8 LPA.
Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (BAMU) – This University is located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. It is a public-owned institution and offers approximately 400 + courses under various disciplines including engineering, music, arts, applied arts, fine arts, communication, education and many more. Some of the exams accepted are – MAH CET, JEE Mains, GATE and GPAT. Some of the popular courses are BBA, BCA, MCA and BE/B.Tech. The fee ranges around 1 to 4 lakhs varying with courses and the average placement packages offered falls around 2 – 3 LPA.
IGNOU – Indira Gandhi National Open University-This institute is located in Saket, Delhi. IGNOU offers more than 200 programmes at certificate, diploma, degree and doctoral levels under many disciplines including education, economics, management, music, dance, fine arts and many more. This institutes fee ranges from 50,000 to 7Lakhs. The placement offered by this college is around 5 to 9.5 LPA.
Music is a very good profession and if you feel that you have the potential to turn your passion for music into a successful career option then you should pursue various courses offered by many colleges/institutions. You can check out the above-mentioned colleges if willing to pursue any kind of certification, diploma, UG or PG course in the field of music. Hope the article helps.
By: Nupur Bhagat