Frequently Asked Questions

Existing Students

AJIVASAN stands for Acharya Jialal Vasant Sangeet Niketan. The founder of sangeet Niketan was legendary musician of his age Acharya Jialal Vasant Ji who initiated this journey in 1917 in Kashmir, India. Learned under his tutelage Smt. Prem Didi, Padma Shree Suresh Wadkar Ji and Smt. Padma Wadkar Ji have been continuing this legacy of teaching music since the last 40+ years.

Ajivasan has a help-desk department for all our students’ queries. (Mon-Sat: 11am to 7pm. Not available on public holidays)

No refund policy.

We follow both Prayag Sangeet Samiti and Gandharva Mahavidyalaya boards for the Hindustani classical Vocal courses. Students can enroll for any of the boards as per their wish.

For the Western classical or Rock & Pop Vocal, we follow the syllabus and examinations of Trinity College of London.

However, examinations are a personal choice at Ajivasan and students can continue learning without giving any exams.

Yes, for all locations of India & Abroad, we have been conducting & training students worldwide via our Live & Interactive online classes (both group & one-to-one private classes are available)

We have been conducting online classes for the past 04 - 05 years and have many students who have gotten comfortable with the online classes. Looking at the pandemic situation, we highly recommend the online classes. You can go through the below mentioned links for further references of our online classes :-

Please visit our website :

Activities and Events are the heart of the music learning process. A student has a choice to participate in all the activities mentioned below. Some of the activities / events are free for participation and for some events, students will have to pay to be a part of it.

  • Open Mic Event and Jamming Sessions (MEHFIL)
  • Karaoke singing for all (In offline classes only)
  • Open House Riyaaz and Q&A with Suresh Wadkar Ji (Twice in the year)
  • Annual Day performances In December / January.
  • 6 Monthly Studio Recording Sessions (After completion of semesters)
  • Retroites : Live performances of classic bollywood songs by our best students
  • Star Kids : Showcase of our best young talents.
  • Fest : Shortlisted students get to sing in front of dignitaries from the Bollywood Music Industry
  • Vasantotsav : Performances by legendary Indian classical music artists exclusively at the Ajivasan Hall.
  • Ajivasan Online : Shortlisted videos of our students are featured on our online platforms.
  • Regular updates & announcements about auditions for various TV reality shows & singing competitions

State of art recording studios, practice / jamming rooms and a cafeteria are available at our facility in Santacruz, Mumbai.

Yes it is compulsory for students to buy instruments for any instrument course. Only in the case of a keyboard, students can opt to learn on a mobile application to begin with but eventually they will also have to buy the instrument.

To buy an instrument, you may directly connect with your local instrument shop and buy an instrument based on the specifications shared by us.

Instruments should be occasionally cleaned. They should be kept away from moisture and excessive heat / cold. They should be used regularly and they should be kept in a cover when not being used.

To understand if your instrument is good enough to learn the desired course, you may refer to our instrument specification document or else you may share the specifications of your instrument with our helpdesk team and we will get back to you after discussing the same with our faculties.

In case you get stuck while you are practicing, you may refer to the audio recordings shared by our teacher. You can further write to us on whatsapp / email and our team will try to help you out by taking the teacher on a conference call with you.

Yes. Ajivasan holds 3 internal assessments (in a quarterly interval) subject to Students’ preparations and readiness for the same.

We hold one board examination annually i.e. external examination by Prayag Sangeet Samiti or Gandharva Mahavidyalaya for Indian Music and by Trinity College of London for Western music.

You may share your performance with us at If the team finds it good and if it fits the requirements of our social media posting plan, then you will surely get featured on our social media pages.

Please get in touch with your help desk manager from the whats app group. He/she will check with our logistics partners and update you regarding the same.

Please get in touch with your help desk manager from the whats app group. He/she will check with our faculty head and update you regarding the same.

Please get in touch with your help desk manager from the whats app group. He/she will check with our technical team and update you regarding the same.

Please send an Email in advance for the same to your help-desk manager, he/she will revert to you via Email soon.

Please get in touch with your help-desk manager. If the classes have been cancelled by the teacher it will surely be compensated for which we will discuss with the teacher and get back to you.

Please inform the help-desk manager, we will appoint another teacher for you if you do not have a pleasant learning environment with the appointed teacher.