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CBSE class 11 Bharatnatyam New Syllabus 2018-19

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CBSE class 11 Bharatnatyam New Syllabus 2018-19 in PDF format for free download. Bharatnatyam syllabus for 2018 2019 class 11 CBSE is now available in myCBSEguide app. The curriculum for March 2019 exams is designed by CBSE, New Delhi as per NCERT text books for the session 2018-19.

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CBSE class 11 Bharatnatyam New Syllabus 2018-19
Class- Xll (2018-19) : (THEORY)

One Theory Paper Total Marks: 100
3 Hours Marks: 30 70 Periods

  1. A brief history of Indian Dance.
  2. Acquaintance with the themes of RAMAYANA-names of all Kandas, (Sita swayamvaram, Rama vanagamanam, Surpanakha prasangam, Sita haranam, Choodamani pradanam).
    MAHABHARATAA-names of all Parvas, (Adi parva – The tale of Ekalavya and the Kusha rope during the training of the princes. The swayamvar of Draupadi, Sabha Parva – The game of dice and the vastraharana of Draupadi, Vana parva – The exile of the Pandavas-meeting with Krishna, The story of Karna, Virata Parva – the story of unknown exile, Kichaka vadham, Bhishma Parva – the Bahgavad Gita and Krishna and Arjun in battle).
    BHAGAVATA PURANA – names of all Skandas (Sadhana Skanda Dashavatar, Purushartha Skanda Daksha, Dhruva, Sthiti Skanda – The story of Manu and the description of the world, Vasan Skanda Prahlada and Nirodha Skanda – Birth and life of Krishna).
    GITA GOVINDA – names of all Sargas (Samoda Damodaram – Lalita lavangalata, Haririha, Akiesha Keshava – Rase harim iha, Mugdha Madhusudana – hari hari hatadarataya Vilakshya Lakshmipatih yahi madhava Chatura Chaturbhuja – priye charushile: Sanjeevani ashtapadi).
    Acquaintance with other myths and legends pertinent to the Dance form: The Story of Markandeya, The legend of Kannappar, The story of the Daksha yajna, The wedding of Siva and Parvati including reference to Batuk, The Cosmic dance of Siva and significance of Nataraja, The story of Mahishasura Mardini, The legend of Ganesha.
  3. A history of Bharatanatyam: Mythological reference from the Natyotpatti in the Abhinaya Darpanam, Origin of dance as mentioned in literature-Silapatikaram. Devadasi period, decline of dance, ban on Natva by anti nautch bill, revival of dance by exponents of that era, evolution of the different schools of gharatanatyam – Tanjavur, Pandanallur and Vazhuvur, contribution of the Tanjore quartet and the present repertoire structure of the dance form.
  4. Acquaintance with its repertoire and literary contents: Definition of the musical terms used in dance Pushpanjali, Mallari, Kautuvam, Alaripu, Jatiswaram, Shabdam, Varnam, Keertanam, Padam, Ashtapadi, Javali and Thillana. Working knowledge of the basic structure and purpose of each individual piece in terms of content, orientation and musical layout.
  5. Distinctive aspects of Bharatanatyam: Costume and jewelry, Language and music style, Technical aspects of performance, Basic posture.


CBSE class 11 Bharatnatyam New Syllabus 2018-19

One Practical Paper    Marks: 70
170 Periods

  1. Practice of basic standing and sitting positions: Pada and mandala bhedas.
  2. Practice of stretching, rotation and flexing of different parts of the body-head, neck, shoulders, arms, waist, hips, knees, ankles, feet.
  3. Practice of different movement of the head, eyes and neck: Shiro, Drishti and Greeva bheda.
  4. Adavus in Trikala:
    1. Tattu adavus
    2. Nattu adavus
    3. Ta tei tei ta adavus
    4. Kudittu mettu adavus
    5. Tei ya teiyi standing adavus
    6. Tat tei ta ha adavus
    7. Tat tei Tarn adavus
    8. Kattu adavu and allied utplavana adavus
    9. Tadhinginatom
    10. Kitatakatarikita tom
    11. Mandi adavu
    12. Sarukkai adavu
    13. Simple Korvais (Knitting together of adavus in sequence with an aradhi or finish) in adi talam for 1-2 avartana
    14. Simple forward and backward gaits in Tisra and Chatusra (Count of 3 and 4)
    15. Alarippu Tisra Eka Talam
    16. Tala-Adi Talam and Rupaka talam with hastakriya and ability to repeat the adavu syllabi in Trikala in the appropriate talam.

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