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Master of Arts - MA Performing Arts (M.A.(Performing Arts) )


About this course

Dating back to civilization, India has been a powerhouse of performing arts with the colorful and multi-cultured rituals that showcase talent like nothing else. Indian performing arts are well praised by people from across the globe since the early days. Love, humor, suffering, anger, bravery, fear, repulsion, wonder and peacefulness are the nine basic emotions, which are basic to all Indian aesthetics. Based on these nine fundamental emotions, the Indian performing arts exist and our MA in Performing Arts program as well.

Masters of Arts (MA) Performing Arts at Chandigarh Univeristy

M.A. in Performing Arts at Chandigarh University is a two-year Post Graduate Degree that encompasses the fields of theatre and music. Ranked among the best colleges for Liberal Arts in Punjab, University School of Performing Arts gives you a rich grounding in Hindustani Vocals, Hindustani Instrumental Vocals, Theatre and more. Our practice-led pedagogy will help you build aesthetics, network, and professional relationships and lead you towards working in a creative environment.

Best Master of Arts (MA) Performing Arts College in Punjab

Academic Excellence

  • Industry Oriented Curriculum Comparable with World’s Top Universities
  • Flexible Choice Based Credit System (FCBCS)
  • Project Based & Experiential Learning
  • More Than 70 Open Electives To Pursue Inner Delight
  • Advanced Technologies & Integration For Premium Placements
Master of Arts (MA) Performing Arts


  • Merit Based Scholarships For Academic Session
  • Scholarship Scheme For Wards Of Defence Personnel Armed Forces Educational Welfare Scheme (Afews)
  • Sports Based Scholarships/Freeships
  • Other Important Scholarship Schemes

Eligibility & Fee Details - 30000/- Per Semester

Eligibility -BBachelor’s degree from any UGC approved University in any discipline with at least 50% marks in Graduation level.

Program Fee Amount
Semester Fee 30000/- INR
Other Fee Details Amount
Uniform Fee (One Time) 2900/- INR
Fee Regular Exam (Sem Wise) 1500/- INR
Refundable Security (One Time) 2000/- INR
CU Fest (Anually) 500/- INR
Fresher Party (One Time) 150/- INR
Pathway After Arts

Career Prospects

Performing arts provides instruction to those who want to work as actors, choreographers, musicians, vocalists and dancers in the industry. Therefore, its growth and demand is associated with the growth of Indian Media and Entertainment industry. Indian media and entertainment (M&E) industry grew at a CAGR of 10.90 per cent from FY17-18; and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.10 per cent to touch Rs 2,660.20 billion (US$ 39.68 billion) by FY23 from Rs 1,436.00 billion (US$ 22.28 billion) in FY18. The industry is expected to grow at a much faster rate than the global average rate. *

Employment Areas

Pursuing M.A. in Performing Arts will help an individual to grow and gain career opportunities in the following areas

  • Teaching
  • Electronic Media
  • Event Management
  • Self Employment
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Freelancing

Course info

Level of Study Under-Graduate

Institute University Institute of Language Literature and Culture

Duration 2 years full-time

Start August


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