Ph.D. in Performing Arts, Dance, Music & Theatre - REVA University
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Ph. D. in Performing Arts

Doctoral Research in Performing Arts:

Ph. D in Performing Arts (Full time and Part time) is a Research Degree programme for Practitioners of Performing Arts i.e., Dance, Music and Theatre, Art/Dance Historians and Performing Arts Enthusiasts who would be passionate to research in Performing Arts with an Inter Disciplinary Approach in their chosen field. The primary aim of the course is the cultivation of Research Scholars and Academicians in Performing Arts, and also a purpose to generate and disseminate quantitative and Qualitative rigorous research that ultimately contributes to the substantial growth of the Art field in terms of Theory Building.

Career Opportunities

Some of the careers that await them would be being a

    • Researcher
    • Academician
    • Artepreneur (Arts Entrepreneur)
    • Sound and Lighting Technician/Expert
    • Costume Designer
    • Choreographer
    • Nattuvanar
    • Composer

The careers in the Dance field are many and are always subject to the dedication and the passion of the individual.


The candidate shall have masters degree of any recognized university in any of the performing Arts/ institution equivalent there to with a minimum of 55% (50% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST Category ) marks or equivalent cumulative grade point Average (CGPA) or an equivalent grade Admission to Ph. D through the REVA University Ph D Entrance Test (REVA PET) interview and counseling.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility: Post Graduation degree in the concerned subject. Should clear REVA University Ph D Entrance Exam.

Note: Candidates with NET/M.Phil are exempted from the Entrance Exam

Application's Invited for PhD Registration - 2019

1st March, 2019
Issue of applications
5th April 2019
Last date for receipt of filled in applications
13th April 2019
Entrance Examination
11th May 2019
Interview and Counseling
21st May 2019
Display of list of selected candidates list
30th May 2019
Provisional Registration of selected candidates
08th June 2019
Commencement of course work (tentative)



How to Apply?

Contact for Admissions
Ms Sruthy Chandrasekhar
Office of Admissions,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
+91-80-6622 6622
+91-98860 62843
Application Fee
Course Application Fee
Indian / SAARC Nationals
Foreign Nationals
Ph. D in Dance / Music / Theater 1000 2000 50
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