On the eve of 400th Anniversary of first Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, under the leadership of Vice Chancellor S. Swarn Singh Boparai, Syndicate of Punjabi University, Patiala, established an independent Department of Gurmat Sangeet.In this field Recognising

the contribution of renowned scholar and musician Dr. Gurnam Singh, Punjabi University authorities designated him as Founder Professor & Head.
On August 4, 2004, Singh Sahib Jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti inaugurated the post-graduate course in Gurmat Sangeet. The main objective of this Department is comprehensive academic propagation of Sikh Sacred Music tradition at global level through teaching and research.
Professor and Head
Gurmat Sangeet Courses - • Regular  • Distance Education
Former Head
Ph.D Students of Dr. Gurnam Singh
Ph.D Registered
Research Projects
_Gurmat Sangeet Regular Courses

Two years post-graduate course in Gurmat Sangeet M.A. Gurmat Sangeet was introduced in 2004 and three years under-graduate course in B.A. Hons. School in Gurmat Sangeet was introduced in 2006.

Raagas of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Raaga based Shabad Keertan Chaukis, various singing styles, Training of string instruments along with theoretical study of Gurmat Sangeet in comparison to other Indian traditions of music are the major areas of study in this department. It’s a matter of great pleasure that 21 research students have been registered for Ph.d research in this department under the supervision of highly qualified faculty. The faculty of Department of Gurmat Sangeet has also initiated various projects for the development of Gurmat Sangeet in academic perspective under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Gurnam Singh.




B.A. Honors School in
_Gurmat Sangeet

Three Years
_(6 Semesters)

10 +2 in any stream
_(Arts, Commerce,_Science etc.)

M.A. Gurmat Sangeet

Two Years
_(4 Semesters)

Graduation in any stream
_(Arts, Commerce, Science_etc.)

_Ph. D.

According to University Guidelines


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