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Want your child to get international certifications and recognition for their musical talent?
You’re in the right place.

  • Remove Performance Fear
  • Build Rigour and Discipline
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With certifications from leading music exam boards:

  • RSL
  • Trinity
  • Gandharva Mahavidyalaya

With certifications from leading Dance exam boards:

  • Imperial Society of Teacher of Dancing (ISTD)

At Spardha School of Music, we prepare you/your kids for all the grades and guide you in choosing the right grade and exam type.

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance, ISTD London

If you want your child to get a musical certification that is recognized in all Commonwealth Countries and colleges in the USA, then this certificate program is for you. See www.istd.org .

ISTD offers specialisation in the assessment of:

  • Bharathanatyam

The ISTD syllabus has 6 levels of grades, from

  • Grade 1 to Grade 6


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Exam Types

  • Grade Exam

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age 10 onwards for the certification.
  • No requirement to move from one grade to another. Your child can appear for any grade based on their skillset.

Grade Exam Syllabus (Live exam)

  • Performance Pieces
  • Technical Work to review form and understanding of lines and rhythm
  • Supporting Creative Tests on music, knowledge of traditional dance texts and dance history, choreography, rhythm recitation and body conditioning

This is the general syllabus. Specific pieces and exercises depend on the grade.


Yes! Once you become a Spardha student, you will have access to all the resources you need from reading material to practise videos, and even tools like metronome, music sheets, backing track and more.You will find all the resources on your student dashboard.

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