: Basics of Carnatic music, Familiarity with Talams, alankarams. Should know more than 4 geethams and also Swarajathis.Student should also know 2 lakshana geethams, atleast 4 varnams and a few krithis. Student should also be familiar with and be able to identify the ragams. Should be able to sing the basic exercises in different ragas. The student should know the Scales ( arohana and avarohana ) of all ragams.
Student must complete CVESa exam with a passing grade of Honors or above.
The student will continue learning few more Varnams in different ragas and will also learn Keerthanas of different composers. The concept of singing the Varnam in two speeds will also be learnt.