DU B.A (Hons) Music 2019-20 - Admission Process, Merit List, Eligibility, Seats

Published: | July 18, 2019
DU B.A (Hons) Music 2019-20 - Admission Process, Merit List, Eligibility, Seats

The Delhi University offeres BA (Hons) degree to the students who want to pursue their higher education in the field of music. The admission to this course can be earned by succesfully cracking the entrance conducted by the varsity.

Students wanting to pursue a course in music can do so in one of the topmost universities of India. Delhi University offers a B.A (Honours) degree course in music. Students aspiring to join the mentioned course are required to fulfill certain eligibility criteria which are declared by the University. All the information related to Delhi University BA (Honours) Music course has been provided in this article. Aspiring candidates are advised to give it a diligent read before proceeding with the application procedure.

The curriculum of BA (Hons) in Music provides the students with the opportunities and the skills which are required to make it big in the professional field. The educational course comprises training regarding composition, orchestration, practical implementation of knowledge, arrangement, etc. This course also helps the students to gain an understanding of the overview of the history of music and experience in the techniques related to composition.

BA (Hons) DU Merit List

Candidates can take a look at the BA (Hons) DU Merit list for 2019-20 by clicking on the link below

DU Merit list for BA (Hons) Music 2019-20

DU B.A (Hons) Music Admission Process

Candidates should be aware of the admission process of DU B.A (Hons) Music Courses. The admission is done on the basis of merit. Candidates are required to fulfill the cut-off declared by different colleges for the particular course. The Delhi University conducts an entrance examination (DUET) for admission to the Music courses. Candidates who crack this entrance are called for the selection process. Some weightage is given to the marks scored by the students in their +2 level as well. Once the students get selected, they are eligible to proceed further.

Though the admission is not considered to be complete until the payment of the college fees. It is to be noted that a candidate can only get admission to one college at a time.

DU B.A (Hons) Music Eligibility Criteria

Students will have to meet certain criteria in order to take admissions in the B.A (Hons) offered by the University of Delhi. These criteria are declared by the designated authority which coordinates the process of admission. Candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria in detail before proceeding with the application procedure.

Candidates are required to pass their intermediate-level examination from any of the recognized boards with a minimum aggregate of 45%. It is necessary for them to have music as a compulsory subject in their best of 4.

There are certain other criteria which have to be matched by the students in order to take admissions:

  • Candidates who have not qualified in their last examination with music as a compulsory subject and seek for admission in the DU B.A Music courses are required to have learned music for not less than a time span of 3 years from any of the recognized institutions.

  • Students who have learned music from an institution or a guru are required to submit a certificate issued by that particular or the guru.

  • The aggregate marks are calculated on the basis of one language (elective/core) and three more subjects including music.

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Advantages of Pursuing BA (Hons) Music from DU

Here are a few pointers highlighting the advantages of joining B.A (Hons) Music Course at Delhi University

  • It helps the students to grow the skills required in order to compose music. These training sessions help the students to grow as musicians.

  • It acts as a catalyst in increasing and nurturing the creative shades of the students.

  • This course helps the students to know about the journey of music and the evolution that took place over the years.

  • It helps the students to understand the symbiosis of theoretical and practical knowledge. They are also taught how to apply both and excel in their particular field.

  • This course helps the students to generate intellectual capability to gauge the deep integrities of different forms of music and interpreting them.

  • It gives a scope to know about the immense possibilities offered by the new developments in music.

DU B.A (Hons) Music Seat Matrix

The seats available for the different courses of B.A (Honours) in the stream of Music are given below. The table also shows the number of seats reserved for the various categories.

B.A(Hons) Hindustani Music - Vocal/ Instrumental (Sarod/ Sitar/ Guitar/ Santoor/ Violin)

Category

Instrumental

Vocal

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

1

4

Schedule Caste (SC)

3

8

General

11

27

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

5

15

Apart from these reservations, there is a 5% reservation on all the seats for the children/widows/wives of the citizens who have served in the armed forces of the country which includes police, paramilitary forces, etc.

There is no reservation for the students from Nepal or Bhutan, though they are offered a relaxation of 5% on the minimum marks required to be eligible for admission.

B.A(Hons) Carnatic Music Vocal/Instrumental (Violin / Veena)

Category

Vocal

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

1

Schedule Caste (SC)

2

General

7

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

5

In this course as well there is a 5% reservation on all the seats for the children/widows/wives of the citizens who have served in the armed forces of the country which includes police, paramilitary forces, etc.

No reservation for the students from Nepal or Bhutan, though they are offered a relaxation of 5% on the minimum marks required to be eligible for admission.

The students who come from abroad to pursue the course will be treated as supernumerary.

B.A(Hons) Percussion Music (Pakhawaj / Tabla)

Category

Instrumental

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

1

Schedule Caste (SC)

4

General

13

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

7

The percentage of reservation is similar in this case as for the other two courses.

There is a 5% reservation on all the seats for the children/widows/wives of the citizens who have served in the armed forces of the country which includes police, paramilitary forces, etc.

No reservation for the students from Nepal or Bhutan, though they are offered a relaxation of 5% on the minimum marks required to be eligible for admission.

The students who come from abroad to pursue the course will be treated as supernumerary.

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