About Indira Kala Sangeet University
Indira Kala Sangeet University is Asia’s first Musical University which was established as a Public University in Khairagarh in Rajnandgaon district in the Indian state of Chattisgarh. The establishment of this Public University is associated with the royal family of Khairagarh princely estate. The idea behind establishement of Indira Kala Sangeet University goes like this that the rulers of Khairagarh – Raja Birendra Bahadur Singh and Rani Padmavati Devi‘s beloved daughter Princess Indira who died at a very young age was very fond of music. Thus, the King and Queen of Khairagarh established this Music University in 1956 in the memory of their daughter – Princess Indira. Since, after its establishment the name of this Public University – Indira Kala Sangeet University was named after the deceased Princess Indira of Khairagarh.
Aspiring musicians, artists and dancers from all over parts of India comes to this University to gain the knowledge of ultimate “Sadhna”. This University is approved by UGC and is accredited “A” grade by the NAAC team. This University also provides affiliation to over 29 colleges. Indira Kala Sangeet University is divided into the following departments:
- Department of Music
- Department of Dance
- Department of Visual Arts
- Department of Folk Music
- Department of Arts
This Musical Institute boasts of a great collection of over 40,000 books and a good number audiotapes and CDs of renowned musicians and dancers. This University also has video slides of Paintings of renowned artists. This University also possesses the collection of works by famous contemporary painters of India, folk and tribal artists of varied regions. Moreover, it also has a good collection of musical instruments.
Finally, you can even gain the detailed information of this University through its certified website – www.iksw.com where you can get the course and fees structure information and as well as download the admission forms. You can also check www.onlineresultportal.com for these information and also look for information about other Music Universities of India.