NTA NET Performing Arts 2019 Syllabus Changes: Topics Added & Deleted

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Following is the list of changes in the 2019 syllabus. Note that we do not recommend that you leave the topics, which have not been mentioned in the new syllabus. These should also be covered although they may be given lower priority. Note that all the new 2019 topics (and also the old ones) are covered in our online course.

For paper 1 preparation according to 2019 syllabus visit postal material and online course

Topics Added in NTA NET Performing Arts in 2019 Syllabus

Topics Added in NTA NET Performing Arts in 2019 Syllabus
Title: Topics Added in NTA NET Performing Arts in 2019 Syllabus

Cultural History of India

Cultures of India From Pre-Historic To CE 1200

None

Cultural History of India

Evolution of Art In Pre-Historic and Historic Periods

Cave Paintings

Cultural History of India

Evolution of Art In Pre-Historic and Historic Periods

Sculptures

Cultural History of India

Evolution of Art In Pre-Historic and Historic Periods

Visual Representations

Cultural History of India

Evolution of Dance and Drama (Natya)

Natyashastra

Cultural History of India

Evolution of Dance and Drama (Natya)

Art as A Product of Society

Cultural History of India

Vedas, Epics and Puranas

Ramayana

Cultural History of India

Vedas, Epics and Puranas

Mahabharata

Cultural History of India

Vedas, Epics and Puranas

Cilappadikaram

Cultural History of India

Vedas, Epics and Puranas

Bhagavatapurana

Cultural History of India

Bhakti and Various Religious Movements

None

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Tribal - Context of Indian Dance and Drama

None

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Folk - Context of Indian Dance and Drama

None

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Traditional - Context of Indian Dance and Drama

None

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Classical - Context of Indian Dance and Drama

None

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Kudiattam

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Yakshagana

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Bhagavatamela

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Tamasha

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Ramalila

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Rasalila

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Bhavai

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Nautanki

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Jatra

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Chhau

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Laiharaoba

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Therukoothu

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Theyyam

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Ankia-Nat

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Pandvani

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Chindu Bhagavata

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Introduction To Regional Theatrical Practices

Bhand Jashan

Folk and Traditional Theatre Forms of India

Awareness of Various Musical Instruments, Costumes and Make-Up

None

Natyashastra

Knowledge of Natyashastra

None

Natyashastra

Concept of Natya and Nritta

None

Natyashastra

Eleven Aspects (Ekadash Sangraha)

Abhinayas

Natyashastra

Eleven Aspects (Ekadash Sangraha)

Dharmis

Natyashastra

Eleven Aspects (Ekadash Sangraha)

Vrittis

Natyashastra

Eleven Aspects (Ekadash Sangraha)

Pravrittis

Natyashastra

Eleven Aspects (Ekadash Sangraha)

Aatodyas

Natyashastra

Samanya

None

Natyashastra

Chitrabhinayas

None

Natyashastra

Dasarupakas

None

Natyashastra

Natyagruha (Playhouse) and Ranga

None

Natyashastra

Poorvarangavidhi and Stage Conventions

Kakshya Vibhag

Art and Aesthetics

Rasasutra' of Bharata

None

Art and Aesthetics

Elaboration of The Theory of Rasa

Bhattalollata

Art and Aesthetics

Elaboration of The Theory of Rasa

Sri Sankuka

Art and Aesthetics

Elaboration of The Theory of Rasa

Bhattanayaka

Art and Aesthetics

Elaboration of The Theory of Rasa

Abhinavagupta

Art and Aesthetics

Rasa and Its Constituent Elements

Sthayi

Art and Aesthetics

Rasa and Its Constituent Elements

Sanchari

Art and Aesthetics

Rasa and Its Constituent Elements

Sattvika Bhavas - Vibhavas

Art and Aesthetics

Rasa and Its Constituent Elements

Sattvika Bhavas - Anubhavas

Art and Aesthetics

Art

Definition

Art and Aesthetics

Art

Purpose

Art and Aesthetics

Art

Elements

Art and Aesthetics

Significant Western Theories On Art

Art as Imitation/Catharsis

Art and Aesthetics

Significant Western Theories On Art

Art as Imagination

Art and Aesthetics

Significant Western Theories On Art

Art as Beauty

Art and Aesthetics

Significant Western Theories On Art

Art as Utility

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

East Asian

China

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

East Asian

Japan

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

East Asian

Korea

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South Asian

Bangladesh

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South Asian

Pakistan

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South Asian

Sri Lanka

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South- East Asian

Indonesia

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South- East Asian

Thailand

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South- East Asian

Vietnam

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South- East Asian

Cambodia

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South- East Asian

Myanmar

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South- East Asian

Philippines

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

South- East Asian

Laos

Dance and Theatre Forms of East and South Asian Countries

History and Presentation Techniques of Countries

None

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Kalidasa

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Bhasa

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Sudraka

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Natyashastra

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Abhinaya Darpana

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Sangeeta Ratnakara

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Nritta Ratnavali

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Nartana Nirnaya

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Natya

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Nritta

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Nritya

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Lasya

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Tandava

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Marga

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Desi

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Baddha

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Anibaddha

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Nartaki Lakshana

Dance

Concepts of Dance

Sabha Lakshana

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Padas

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Hastas

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Caris

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Mandalas

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Karanas

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Anga

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Upanga

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Pratyanga

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Abhinaya Darpana

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Hasta Lakshana Deepika

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Balarama Bharatam

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Abhinaya Chandrika

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Srihasta Muktavali

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Bharata's Natyashastra

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Saradatanaya's Bhavaprakasana

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Bhanudatta's Rasamanjari

Dance

Dance In Sanskrit Literature and Treatises

Akbar Shah's Sringaramanjari

Dance

India Classical Dance

Origin and History of Indian Classical Dance

Dance

India Classical Dance

Evolution

Dance

India Classical Dance

Technique

Dance

India Classical Dance

Costumes

Dance

India Classical Dance

Music

Dance

Gurus and Pioneers

Bharatanatyam

Dance

Gurus and Pioneers

Kathak

Dance

Gurus and Pioneers

Kathakali

Dance

Gurus and Pioneers

Kuchipudi

Dance

Gurus and Pioneers

Manipuri

Dance

Gurus and Pioneers

Mohiniattam

Dance

Gurus and Pioneers

Odissi

Dance

Gurus and Pioneers

Sattriya

Dance

Talas of Hindustani and Carnatic Music Traditions

None

Dance

India Classical Dance

Jayadeva

Dance

India Classical Dance

Narayanateertha

Dance

India Classical Dance

Surdas

Dance

India Classical Dance

Meera Bai

Dance

India Classical Dance

Tulasidas

Dance

India Classical Dance

Vanamalidas

Dance

India Classical Dance

Kshetrayya

Dance

India Classical Dance

Srimanta Shankar Deva

Dance

India Classical Dance

Govindadas

Dance

India Classical Dance

Vidyapati

Dance

India Classical Dance

Rabindranath Tagore

Dance

India Classical Dance

Rukmini Devi Arundale

Dance

India Classical Dance

Vallathole Narayana Menon

Dance

India Classical Dance

Madame Menaka

Dance

Indian Classical Dance In Independent India

Overview of Major Gurus, Performers, Their Works and Important Institutions

Dance

Indian Classical Dance In Independent India

Institutionalization of Dance

Dance

Indian Classical Dance In Independent India

Effect On Form, Pedagogy, Repertoire

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Uday Shanker

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Ram Gopal

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Shantibardhan

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Narendra Sharma

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Sachin Shanker

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Mrinalini Sarabhai

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Maya Rao

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Kumudini Lakhia

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Manjusri Chaki Sarkar

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Chandralekha

Dance

New Wave In Indian Dance

Astad Deboo

Dance

Indian Classical Dance In Independent India

Indian Classical Dances In Diaspora

Dance

Indian Classical Dance In Independent India

Patronage To Dance - Role of Government and Private Bodies

Dance

Indian Classical Dance In Independent India

Awareness of Important Dance Festivals, Awardees

Dance

Dance Education, Pedagogy and Research

Part of Curriculum In School Education and Universities

Dance

Dance Education, Pedagogy and Research

Kinesthetic

Dance

Dance Education, Pedagogy and Research

Laban System

Dance

Dance Education, Pedagogy and Research

Eminent Scholars

Dance

Key Inroads In Dance Training and Research In India

Applied Areas of Dance

Dance

Key Inroads In Dance Training and Research In India

Therapy

Dance

Key Inroads In Dance Training and Research In India

Cross- Cultural Training

Dance

International Dance and Interactions

History and Development of Classical Ballet In Europe

Dance

International Dance and Interactions

History and Development of Classical Ballet In Russia

Dance

International Dance and Interactions

History and Development of Classical Ballet In America

Dance

International Dance and Interactions

Emergence of Modern Dance In The West

Dance

International Dance and Interactions

Production Design

Drama Theatre

Drama and Its Theories: Indian and Western

Concept of Drama- Indian and Western

Drama Theatre

Drama and Its Theories: Indian and Western

Indian and Western Dramaturgy

Drama Theatre

Classifications of Western Dramas

Tragedy

Drama Theatre

Classifications of Western Dramas

Comedy

Drama Theatre

Classifications of Western Dramas

Tragic Comedy

Drama Theatre

Classifications of Western Dramas

Melodrama

Drama Theatre

Classifications of Western Dramas

Farce

Drama Theatre

Drama and Its Theories: Indian and Western

Realism

Drama Theatre

Drama and Its Theories: Indian and Western

Naturalism

Drama Theatre

Drama and Its Theories: Indian and Western

Symbolism

Drama Theatre

Drama and Its Theories: Indian and Western

Expressionism

Drama Theatre

Drama and Its Theories: Indian and Western

Absurd

Drama Theatre

Drama and Its Theories: Indian and Western

Epic

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Sanskrit

Kalidasa

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Sanskrit

Bhasa

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Sanskrit

Sudraka

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Sanskrit

Bhavabhuti

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Sanskrit

Visakhadutta

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Sanskrit

Bhattanarayana

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Ancient Greek and Roman

Aeschylus

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Ancient Greek and Roman

Sophocles

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Ancient Greek and Roman

Euripides

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Ancient Greek and Roman

Aristophanes

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Ancient Greek and Roman

Seneca

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Western

Shakespeare

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Western

Moliere

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Western

Ibsen

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Western

Brecht

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Western

Pirandello

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Western

Miller

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Western

Chekov

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Western

Beckett

Drama Theatre

Playwrights Contribution In Western

Ionesco

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Origin and Development

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

IPTA Movement

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Navanatya Movement

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Root Theatre Movement

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Third Theatre

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Alternate Theatre

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Street Theatre

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Theatre of The Oppressed

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Applied Theatre

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Forum Theatre

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Site Specific Theatre

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Overview of Major Playwrights

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Overview of Directors

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Overview of Contributing Personalities

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Popular Play Houses

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Theatre Companies

Drama Theatre

Modern Indian Theatre

Institutions and Groups

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Greek

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Roman

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Elizabethan

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Commedia Dell' Arte

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Representational

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Stanislavsky

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Meyerhold

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Brecht

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Grotowski

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Sanskrit

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Peking Opera

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Noh

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Schools of Acting - Western and Eastern

Kabuki

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Role of Mime

None

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Voice

None

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Speech

None

Drama Theatre - Acting and Direction

Improvisation and Physical Theatre In Actor's Training

None

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction

Different Directorial Innovations and Methods

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction

Role of Director In Theatre

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Fundamentals of Play Direction

Balance

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Fundamentals of Play Direction

Emphasis

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Fundamentals of Play Direction

Composition

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Fundamentals of Play Direction

Picturisation

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Fundamentals of Play Direction

Movement

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Fundamentals of Play Direction

Tempo

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Fundamentals of Play Direction

Rhythm

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Process of Production

Script To Performance

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Realistic Ideas On Production

Duke of Sexe Meiningen

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Realistic Ideas On Production

Stanislavsky

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Realistic Ideas On Production

Elia Kazan

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Realistic Ideas On Production

Antione

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Nonrealistic Ideas On Production

Brecht

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Nonrealistic Ideas On Production

Meyer hold

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Nonrealistic Ideas On Production

Peter Brook

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction - Nonrealistic Ideas On Production

Augusto Boal

Drama Theatre

Acting and Direction

Impact of Ideas On Post Independent Indian Theatre Movements

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre Architecture: Greek

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre Architecture: Roman

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre Architecture: Elizabethan

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre Architecture: Thrust Stage

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre Architecture: Proscenium

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre Architecture: Arena

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre Architecture: Open Stage

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Sanskrit : Vikrishta-Madhyam Natyagruha

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Chinese, Japanese Play Houses of Classical Era

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Stage Craft: Fundamentals and Functions of Sets

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Stage Craft: Lights

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Stage Craft: Costumes

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Stage Craft: Make-Up

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Stage Craft: Sound

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Stage Craft: Props

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Aharya and Nepathya Vidhi

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre Management and Organization

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Children's Theatre

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Applied Theatre

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Community Theatre

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre In Education

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Theatre of Oppressed

Drama Theatre

Theatre Design and Techniques

Feminist Theatre

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Theatre In Primary Education and In University System

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Relevance of Traditional Theatre Training

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Kinesthetic

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Yoga

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Theatre Game

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Martial Arts

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Folk

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Puppetry

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Eminent Scholars

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Trends In Indian Theatre Research and Scholarship

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Patronization To Theatre- Major Institutions

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Patronization To Theatre- Organizations

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Patronization To Theatre- Government

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Patronization To Theatre- Corporate

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Patronization To Theatre- Private Bodies and Personalities

Drama Theatre

Theatre Education, Pedagogy and Research

Awareness of Important Theatre Festivals, Awardees

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