Bhatkhande Sangit Vidyapith
The Vidyapith is an affiliating and examining body. It prescribes text books and confers certificates of Prathama, Madhyama, Visharad, Nipun and Acharya in all the three disciplines viz. Vocal, Instrumental and Dance.
It has eight years course and examinations are held every year. After two years of study and practice a certificate of Prathma is granted. One year after the Prathama a diploma of Madhyama is granted. After further two years of study and practice Visharad is granted. Three years after Visharad, Nipun is conferred. Nipun holders get the Sangit Acharya on at least two years research work and submission of a Thesis.