MUSIC

(A) Classical Vocal Solo (Hindustani / Karnataki)

  1. Only one entry per Institution is allowed. Duration of performance is min 8 minutes & max 10 min.
  2. Time for stage / Instruments setting is maximum 5 minutes.
  3. Maximum number of accompanist is two.
  4. Item can be presented in either Hindustani or Karnataki style.
  5. Cinema songs are not allowed under this item.
  6. Sufficient though & care must be exercised in the choice of Raga & composition.
  7. Judgement will be based on the qualities like tal, selection of raga, composition & general impression.

(B) Classical Instrumental Solo (Percussion – Tal Vadya)

  1. Only one entry per Institution is allowed. Duration of performance is min 8 minutes & max 10 min..
  2. Time for stage / Instruments setting is maximum 5 minutes.
  3. Maximum number of accompanist is two.
  4. Participants must bring their own instruments.
  5. Item can be presented in either Hindustani or Karnataki style.
  6. Judgement will be based on the qualities like tal, selection of raga, composition & general impression.

(C) Classical Instrumental Solo (Non-Percussion – Swar Vadya)

  1. Only one entry per Institution is allowed. Duration of performance is min 8 minutes & max 10 min.
  2. Time for stage / Instruments setting is maximum 5 minutes.
  3. Maximum number of accompanist is two.
  4. Participants must bring their own instruments, Synthesizer is not allowed.
  5. Instruments of western origin adopted to the Indian Raga system are allowed.
  6. Item can be presented in either Hindustani or Karnataki style.
  7. Judgement will be based on the qualities like tal, selection of raga, composition & general impression.

(D) Light Vocal (Indian)

  1. Only one entry per Institution is allowed. Duration of performance is min 4 minutes & max 6 min.
  2. Time for stage / Instruments setting is maximum 5 minutes.
  3. The number of accompanist would not be more than two.
  4. Duration of the song shall be up to 6 minutes.
  5. Only non-film songs / geet / ghazal / bhajan / shabad  and abhangas can be presented.
  6. Judgement will be made on the qualities like swara, tal, composition and general impression.

(E) Western Vocal Solo

  1. Only one entry per Institution is allowed.
  2. Time for stage / Instruments setting is maximum 5 minutes.
  3. The number of accompanists would not be more then two.
  4. Duration of the song is min 4 minutes & max 6 min.
  5. Language of the song shall be English.
  6. Judgement will be made on the qualities like, composition, rhythm, coordination and general impression.

(F) Group Song (Indian)

  1. Only one entry per Institution is allowed.
  2. A team has to present two songs, one patriotic & another will be folk song.
  3. There shall be maximum 6 singers in a group & maximum number of accompanist playing instruments shall be three. However, singers may play instruments while singing.
  4. The group song should be taken from Indian songs, which can be in regional language.
  5. No film song should be presented as a group song.
  6. Maximum time allowed for the group song is min 8 min & max 10 minutes, which does not include setting time. The setting time for a group shall not exceed 5 minutes.
  7. Judging of these items will be on the basis of quality of singing only & not on make-up, costumes & actions of the team.

(G) Group Song (Western)

  1. Only one entry per Institution is allowed.
  2. maximum 6 singers in a group & maximum number of accompanist playing instruments shall be there.
  3. The group songs should be taken from English language.
  4. Maximum time allowed for the group song is min 8 min & max 10 minutes which does not include setting time. the setting time for group shall not exceed 5 minutes.
  5. Judging of these items will be on the basis of quality of singing only and not on make-up, costumes and actions of the team.

(H) Folk Orchestra

  1. Each University can send only one team.
  2. The team shall consist of up to 12 participants.
  3. The group can consist of all boys or all girls or combined.
  4. The duration of the the performance will be minimum for 8 and a maximum for 10 minutes.
  5. This does not include setting time, which shall not be more than 10 minutes.
  6. Up to three professional accompanists are allowed who should be in different dress from the student participants so that they could be easily identified.
  7. The professional accompanists shall sit / stand separately from the participants and shall not lead the team. 
  8. The team may present preferably those folk tunes, which are recognized as folk tunes of the state.