ITC SRA offers admissions, in general, to candidates who have successfully completed their secondary school exams (Class X). In special cases, younger applicants who display extraordinary talent shall be considered for special training.
The Expert Committee at the Academy, presided over by the Director, comprises knowledgeable, committed and experienced musicians, responsible for the selection and periodic assessment of scholars. The Committee meets periodically to evaluate scholars. The appraisal involves voice reproduction, gayakee and riyaz and peshkari. The Committee then makes specific suggestions for the scholar’s improvement and highlights his special talents. ITC SRA attaches a lot of importance to the fact that the scholar must critically listen to his own music and deepen his faculty of introspection. The progress of each scholar, as assessed by the Expert Committee, is meticulously noted and monitored. There is free and open communication between senior musicians and gurus on the progress of the scholars, for whom they share the responsibility.