Level 1

        All the following should be learnt.

              I. Sarali Varisaigal                 -             16
             II. Janta Varisaigal                 -              7
            III. Alankaram                         -              6

         To pass the level, students should know the following:

              1. Names of Sapta Swaras.
              2. Names of Sapta Talas.
              3. Adi Thalam – Student should know how to count and show the Thalam.
              4. Technical Terms: Carnatic Music, Swaram, Swaravali, Jantavarisai.
              5. Ability to perform I, II and III in 3 speeds or at least 2 speeds.
              6. Knowledge of parts of a Thalam.
              7. Knowledge of 3 Sthayis or Octaves.

Level 2

        All the following should be learnt.

              I. Geethams (10) in 2 speeds or at least 1 speed.
             II. Divya Nama Keerthanam (1).
            III. Identify Raaga when Aarohanam/Avarohanam is sung (for Geetham Ragas).
            IV. Sing Aarohanam/Avarohanam when Raaga name is given (for Geetham)

                 - Maya Malavagoula
                 - Malahari
                 - Saaveri
                 - Mohanam
                 - Sudha Saaveri
                 - Kalyani
                 - Aarabhi
                 - Sree Ragam

       To pass the level, students should perform the following:

            1. Ability to sing a Geetham in 2 speeds.
            2. Ability to identify a Raaga (Geetham Raaga).
            3. Ability to sing Aarohanam/Avarohanam for Geetham Raaga.

Level 3
        The following will be taught and has to be performed to pass the level.
             1. Aadi Thala Varnam.
                     - Ability to sing in 2 speeds.
             2. Ability to sing aKaram, eKaraam, mKaram in Jantai and Alankaram in 2 speeds.
             3. Ability to sing Akara for Varnams in 2 speeds.
             4. Students begin to learn Keerthanais and should be able to sing a simple Keerthanai.

Level 4
             1. Students continue to learn Keerthanais and have to be able to sing simple Keerthanais.
             2. Ability to sing Ada Thala varnam in 2 speeds.
             3. Ability to sing Nava Raaga Malika Varnam in 2 speeds.
             4. Learning more Aadi Thala Varnam (2 Speeds).
             5. Learning to compose Raagam, Neraval and Kalpana Swaras for a Krithi.
             6. Ability to sing Thillana.PanchaRatna Keerthanai.

MUSIC Curriculum

Carnatic Vocal

Hindustani Vocal

With several years of music learning and training experiences, we have prepared a scientific and structured Music Curriculum which will help and excite the children to love, practice, perform and learn more music without feeling any pressure.


The Heritage School is associated with Sarva Bharatiya Charukala Mandir, Government of West Bengal, India and offering examination and certification program to the interested students. Our program is aligned with and influenced by their syllabus as well. Here is the high level course. Please feel free to contact us for more details.




​Level 1

  • Foundation 
    • Will Learn - Sa Re Ga Ma, Palta, Breathing, Concept of Taal (Rythym), Tempo, Playing Harmonium/key board, 2 songs, Introduction to Indian Classical Music 
    • Can Perform - Sing easy songs in tune, Reaching correct notes and pitch, Follow Tempo and Taal, Basic play of Harmonium/key board.  


  • Preliminary
    • Will Learn - Intermediate Palta, Details on Classical Music, 2 Raaga, 2 Taal.  Flat, Natural, and Sharp notes, 2 Light Songs. 
    • Can Perform - Sing Raaga with basic level Aalaap, Bandish and Taan, light songs. Play harmonium / keyboard.


  • First Year
    • Will Learn - More Palta, 5 Raaga, Bhajan, 3 Taal. More Flat, Natural, and Sharp notes, 2 Light Songs. Doubling tempo.
    • Can Perform - Sing Raaga, Bhajan, Light songs playing Harmonium / keyboard.


Level 2

  • Second Year (Receive Junior Diploma)
    • Will Learn - Advanced Palta, 5 Intermediate Raaga, Bhajan, 3 intermediate Taal, 2 light songs, Introduction to Tanpura.
    • Can Perform - Recognize Raaga and Taal. Sing relatively difficult songs. Better voice control on singing.


  • Third Year (Receive Senior Diploma)
    • Will Learn - 5 advanced Raaga, Bhajan, Dhrupad, Dhamar, 3 advanced Taal, accompanying with tanpura, 2 light songs
    • Can Perform - Recognize Raaga and Taal. Sing relatively difficult songs. Advanced level classical singing (Raaga, Bhajan) accompanying with tanpura and Aalaap, Bistar, Bandish and Taan.


Level 3

  • Forth Year
    • Will Learn -​ More advanced Raaga, Kheyal, Dhrupad, Dhamar, advanced Taal.
    • Can Perform - Pro level classical singing with tanpura and other classical instruments


  • Fifth Year (Receive Sangeet Visharad)
    • Will Learn - More advanced Raaga, Kheyal, Dhrupad, Dhamar, Thumri.
    • Can Perform - Pro level classical singing with tanpura and other classical instruments.