About us

Established in the Year 1956, Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya “IKSV” is situated in the Khairagarh township of Chhattisgarh State of India. A different University by its type, where higher education is imparted in the field of Music, Dance, Fine Arts and Theatre. Honorable Governor of the Chhattisgarh State is the Chancellor and Administrative cum Academic Head of I.K.S.V.Khairagarh.

The then rulers of princely state of Khairagarh, Raja BIRENDRA BAHADUR SINGH and his consort Rani PADMAVATI DEVI SINGH donated their ancestral palace to establish a University of Music & Fine Arts as tribute to their daughter Princess ‘INDIRA’. The generous support and donations from the then rulers of feudal state of Khairagarh also ardent lover of music and fine arts provided requisite inspiration and vision. The palace donated by them houses the foremost portion of the University, which is now one of the best examples of amalgamated architectural style. University was inaugurated on 14th October, 1956.

IKSV is the Asia’s first University which is fully dedicated to various forms of Music, Dance, Fine Arts and Theatre. This institution is actively engaged in pursuing artistic, academic and cultural goals at this time when music and fine arts society is passing through rapid change and is introduced to the globalization.

University from the day of inception is putting its effort for preservation and propagation of holistic knowledge in the field of Music and Fine Arts. This pious effort of the University is acknowledged by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (N.A.A.C.), Bangalroe and after assessment in the Year 2014, Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya, Khairgarh was accredited with Grade ‘A’ by NAAC.










FIRST Only University in the India which was represented as State Tableaux during Republic Day Parade at Rajpath New Delhi

Organized through five different faculties encapsulated with various associated departments, affiliated colleges, examination centers and several other units, this University conducts teaching and research programmes in the very distinct field of Indian Music, Dance, Theatre & Visual Art forms.

Here at IKSV, efforts are made to balance the vacillating scale of traditionalism and modernism. This University is constantly trying its level best to make music and fine arts vibrant and relevant.

The objective of the University is “to provide instructions in all branches of music and fine arts, to make provision for research and advancement of studies in music and fine arts and dissemination of knowledge their off.”

Due to the concerted efforts of all limbs of the University, we are now marching towards our goal & motto “May all live in Tune”. The harmonious corporate life of the University campus gives a glimpse of multicultural, multilingual, culturally diversified yet united one INDIA.

University collaborates with the village community to organize short term courses run by the Lifelong Learning Department of the University. Our N.S.S Unit regularly organizes Ten Day Camp with the active help of the Sarpanch and Village Secretary of the adapted village. Short term training programs of Painting, Music and other vocational courses are organized to tone up the existing skills of the villagers. University also shares knowledge base and information with the village artisans on commercialization of their vocations, importance of knowledge sharing, dissemination, importance of education, sanitation and other socio, cultural and economical aspects.