Bachelor of Performing Arts


Welcome to the Jawahar Lal Nehru Government College of Fine Arts, Shimla, where passion meets performance! Nestled amidst the serene beauty of Shimla, our college serves as your gateway to the mesmerizing world of performing arts. Within our Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) program, we offer four distinct departments: Music Vocal, Music Instrumental Sitar, Music Instrumental Tabla, and Dance (Kathak). Each department provides a unique opportunity for students to explore and excel in their chosen art form, fostering a diverse array of artistic avenues to pursue.
Our approach to education emphasizes laying a robust foundation across all streams of performing arts during the initial year. This sets the stage for a transformative journey of artistic exploration and personal growth throughout the comprehensive four-year curriculum. Whether your passion lies in the soulstirring melodies of Indian classical music (Vocal, Sitar, Tabla) or the enchanting
rhythms of Kathak Dance, our dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art facilities are here to guide you every step of the way.
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of India as you delve into the nuances of classical music and dance forms, unravel the intricacies of ragas and taals, and master the art of expressive storytelling. Our programs not only focus on honing your craft but also emphasize holistic development, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and effective communication skills essential for success in the performing arts arena.
Upon graduation, our students emerge as versatile performers, skilled educators, and cultural ambassadors, poised to make significant contributions on both national and international stages. Join us at the JLN Government College of Fine Arts, Shimla, and embark on a journey to unlock your potential in the captivating realm of performing arts

Faculty Members (Department of Performing Arts):

Department Name Designation
Music Vocal Dr. Prem Lal
Dr. Neeraj Shandil
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Music Instrumental Sitar Dr. Kalpna
Dr. Pooja Kashyap
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Music Instrumental Tabla Dr. Neeraj Shandil
(Additional Charge)
Assistant Professor
Dance-Kathak Sh. Pawan Kumar Assistant Professor
Notification regarding Entrance Examination.