Circus Singers/Musicians

Street Singers/Musicians

Night-club Singers/Musicians

Minimum 10thstandard pass

Will be updated

The tasks an Composers, Musicians and Singers, Other is expected to perform include:Playing music, or singing or dancing on the streets, in night-clubs, circuses and related places

Engaging in composing, production and rendering music

Proficient in playing instrumental music (Wind, Percussion, String)

Experience in writing classical or light songs and sets them to music

Experience in conducting or directing orchestra, chorus or other musical performances by directing and controlling various instrumentalists in rendition of music

Proficient in singing Indian or Western music either alone or in-group, with or without musical accompaniments

Training in :

Performing Arts/ Fine Arts

Excellent communication skills

Creative skills

Interpersonal skills

Planning skills

Problem solving


Marketing skills


Aficionado of music and singing


Highly developed musical sensibility and rhythm

Team spirit

It is not a desk job

May or may not need to handle a team

Travelling is a part of the job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 8/9 hours everyday for 6 days a week. This may vary from company to company

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible.Shift system maybe applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include fatigue, body ache, stress, strain on eyes, etc.

For freshers - INR 15,000 to INR 25,000 per month

For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - INR 40,000 to INR 45,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Media & Entertainment Sector in India

The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only).The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment17 has grown at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.5% between 2000 and 2008. It is expected that the PFCE on Entertainment would grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 202218. Accordingly, it is expected that the industry would continue to record growth rates between 13% and 14% till 2013. Furthermore, on a long term basis, we expect that the Media and Entertainment

industry to grow at a CAGR of about 12% to 13% between 2008 and 2022.

Keeping in mind the current employment, and the expected growth in different segments in the

industry, we project that the total employment in the Media and Entertainment industry would increase from about 1 to 1.1 million persons in 2008 to about 4 to 4.1 million persons in 2022, an incremental human resource requirement of about 3 million persons.


Film and Television Industry

Radio and Broadcasting Industry

Music Companies across India

Schools across India

Cities across India

Willl be updated

Government College of Dance & Music

Faculty of Arts in University of Mysore

Sangeet Natak Academy

Gandharva Mahavidyalaya

Suresh Wadkar's Ajivasan Music Academy


Ganga Trust

Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music

Banaras Hindu University, Department of Instrumental Music

Trakadoom Institute of Drums & Percussion

Mumbai Film Academy