Course Learning Outcomes

CO1 – Understand broadly the concept of Nayika in a Mohiniyattam Padam

CO2 – Analyse the lyrical beauty of Jayadeva’s Geetha Govindam as a ‘Madhura bhakthi’ Kavya

CO3 – Identify the Characters Krishna, Radha and Sakhi in Geetha Govindam

CO4 – Analyse the significance of literature study while choreographing a Malayalam poem in Mohiniyattam

CO5 – Differentiate between the structures of a Padam with that of an Ashtapadi

CO6 – Recall the verses of the taught Malayalam Poem

CO7- Understand broadly the concept of Nayikas according to Natyasastra

Course Learning Outcomes

CO1 – Choreograph a Dance drama for duration of 60 minutes  

CO2 – Analyse the significance of lighting in a dance productio

nCO3– Analyse the significance of lighting in a dance production – Understand broadly the concept and working of microphones, amplifiers and Mixers

CO4 – Understand the basic methods of Dance Make up 

CO5 – Differentiate the cosmetics used for Dance Make up

 CO6 – Execute self Make up for performance


The course aims in understanding the history of Mohiniyattam and other areas emphasizing in the propagation and popularization of performing arts. 

Module I Evidences about Mohiniyattam (Both literary and inscriptions) 

Module II Importance of medias in preservation and propagation of Mohiniyattam 

Module III Literary medias 

Module IV Dance festivals 

CO1 – Describe the History of Mohiniyattam

CO2 – Analyse the growth and development of Mohiniyattam

CO3 – Understand the growth and development of Kathakali and Koodiyattam

CO4 – Understand the growth and development of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi

CO5 – Describe the significance of different Banis in Mohiniyattam

CO6 – Evaluate critically the Devadasi tradition of Kerala with respect to that of Tamil Nadu

CO7- Understand broadly the concept of Chaturvidhabhinaya according to Natyasastra