Those who have completed the CV403 from the Academy. Those who have trained in Carnatic music for at least 8 .5 years and a strong foundation of Varnams, Kritis and singing kalpana swaras and alapanas as well as been introduced to Ragam, thanam and Pallavi singing.
In this level , students will learn to sing in detail ragas like Kalyanavasantham and Suruti. In this they will train to sing raga, thanam ,niraval and swara prasthara in at least two speeds. In self study they will listen to and decode the swaras of the tiruppugazh in kuntalavarali and also notate the same. Here the students will also be taught to sing viruttams in different ragas according to the meaning and emotions of the verse.