Indian Music Education System: A Fascinating History from the Beginning to the Present

The Gurukul system, which was popular in ancient India, entailed pupils living in the guru's house and providing the guru with knowledge as they worked for the guru for years. But when the educational system extended throughout India, learning via it became easy and accessible to everyone.

It is known from the history of ancient India that Maharaja Chandra Gupta Vikramaditya's kingdoms employed music professors to educate in their schools. The universities of Taxila and Nalanda have independent music departments from one another. Maharaja Mansingh Tomar of Gwalior founded the academy to impart the art of Dhrupad singing.

All of these attempts, though, were not very effective, and the Gurukul system was still in use.

These musicians, two of them, were born