02 October, 2023

Regional Centre


Certificate in Performing Arts - Bharatnatyam (CPABN)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


10th Pass

Indian classical dances bring out the quintessential cultural ethos of the diverse regions of India. This programme offers practical training in the basics of classical dance forms and provides a holistic and integrated approach to understanding Indian performing arts through theory courses with seventy and thirty  weightage for practical and theory percent.

This is an innovative programme from IGNOU, which combines the strength of both IGNOU and its Programme Study Centres, which are reputed Bharatnatyam dance schools located across the length and breadth of India and abroad.

It combines the flexibility of distance and continuing education with conventional learning system, and provides for face-to-face interaction through its Programme Study Centres, for both theory and practicals.

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