Those who have completed CV206 with the academy. Those who have had at least 3 years of training and can sing 12 tana varnams in two speeds and 12 kritis.
Student must complete CVEGa exam with a passing grade of Honors or above.
The student needs to increase his repertoire of compositions constantly.Learning more varnams and kritis give us a deeper insight into the music,the way the ragas move in every composition, the creativity of the composer. Varnams give a good grip over laya. Kritis pave way for creativity in the student. Varnams and Kritis help the student understand the essence of the Raga, its special phrases and its beauty. The swara passages created by the student help them sing small raga alapanas. Here the student learns two new forms of music namely pada varnam and ragamalika.