Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University
The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu established a University exclusively for Music and Fine Arts so as to preserve, foster, popularise, promote the traditional system of Indian Music, Performing Arts and Fine Arts practiced in Tamil Nadu, viz., The Tamil Nadu Dr.J Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University. This is the unique university that has music, fine arts, and sculpture, first of its kind in India. The Hon’ble Chief Minister is the Chancellor of this University. The Hon’ble Minister for Tamil Development, Culture, and Archaeology is the Pro-Chancellor. The University introduces Postgraduate courses in Vocal, Veena, Violin, Mridangam, Thavil, Nadaswaram, Flute, Bharathanatyam, and Postgraduate Diploma Course in Digital Photography and Visual Communication from the academic year 2014-2015.
The mission of the University
We strive for the development of music and fine arts and for the furtherance of the advancement of learning and prosecution of research, documentation, publishing of audio and video recording, popularizing of all branches of music, fine arts, and performing arts in the State of Tamil Nadu.