Bhatkhande Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya (formerly known as Bhatkhande Music Institute Deemed University), Lucknow Uttar Pradesh was established in the year 1926 as State University Educational Institute to provide higher education to build a career in the field of Arts. Bhatkhande Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya is approved by the reputed UGC. Management of Bhatkhande Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Lucknow is working under Smt. Roshan Jacob (Vice-Chancellor).
About Bhatkhande Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya (BSVV) - Lucknow
Bhatkhande Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya (BSVV) Lucknow also known by the name Bhatkhande Music Institute is an autonomous institution established in 1926 as “Marris College of Music”. In 1966 the government of Uttar Pradesh brought the institute under their control and renamed it as “Bhatkhande College of Hindustani Music”. The institute was declared “Deemed University” on the request of the State Government of Uttar Pradesh on 24th October, 2000, and then in 2022, it was declared a State University. It is actively involved in imparting education, research, and instruction on various forms of Indian music.
Vision: The institutes’ vision is to cultivate in an individual, Indian cultural, musical, emotional, logical, and moral assimilation of a person to evolve as a person with high moral values and capable of facing the social and environmental challenges.
Mission: The mission of the institute is to serve vibrant and comprehensive wisdom surroundings dedicated to the education, research and spreading of Indian culture in all its extent.
Bhatkhande Music Institute offers courses at UG, PG, Doctorate, Diploma, and Certificate level. Bachelor’s in Performing Arts, Master’s in Performing Arts, Praveshika, Parichaya, Parangat, are some of the courses offered in the university. These programs are offered under the four departments.
Department of Vocal Music
Department of Swar Vadya (Instrumental Music)
Department of Talavadya (Percussion)
Department of Dance
Bhatkhande Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya Admissions
Academic performance of the candidates in the Admission Test organised by the university is the basis of admitting students at the university. Students who want to appear in the Admission Test must submit the Admission Application Form within the due date as prescribed by the university. Moreover candidates must be aware that two degree or two diploma courses are not allowed to be pursued at the same time. Also 75% attendance is necessary to appear in the annual exam. Seats are also reserved for the reserved category applicants at the university, but in case any seat remains vacant the same shall be filled by the general category contenders.
Note: Students interested in taking admission to any of the courses offered by the university must gather complete information about the eligibility requirements and other criteria relating to admission by contacting the admission officials.
Bhatkhande Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya at a Glance
Bhatkhande Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Lucknow
Formerly Known As
Bhatkhande Music Institute Deemed University, Lucknow
UG/ PG/ Diploma/ Doctorate/ M.Phil/ Certificate
Smt. Roshan Jacob
1, Kaiserbagh Lucknow - 226001,
Uttar Pradesh, India
BSVV Lucknow is a learning destination for music seekers belonging to countries like Europe, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and the Central East Asian countries. It has a glorious past with commendable achievements. The alumni of the institute comprise some well known names of the music world and most of them are in the active pursuit of music education and performance. There is also a placement Cell at the university which strives hard to place the students in their dream jobs. Various kinds of training are thus provided to students so that their talent can be recognised nationally and internationally.
Facilities in Bhatkhande Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya
Bhatkhande Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya Infrastructure and Facilities
For a better learning approach it is very important for any institute to provide an environment enriched with learning opportunities for students. Therefore at BSVV students are provided with all the facilities necessary for effective learning and comfortable stay. There is a Library at the university with a rich collection of books, journals, e-books, etc to better understand the Indian historical music and dance. Workshops are also present at the university premise to train students to become experts in their field. There is also a recording studio to maintain the record of Seminars, Conferences, and lecture demonstrations held in the university. An auditorium with a seating capacity of 500 people and light and sound facilities and 2 green rooms is present at the campus.
Apart from the excellent academic facilities there are several other facilities provided at the campus for the convenience of students, so that they can concentrate in their studies. A well maintained canteen is functioning at the university premise to cater the hunger needs of the students and staff. Hostel facility is also available for the students from far away locations with all the basic amenities required for living. There is a guest house also for visitors. For recreational and health purposes, sports facilities are also provided at the campus. Medical facilities are served timely and to the students in need.