Those who have completed the CV402 from the Academy. Those who have trained in Carnatic music for at least 8 years and a strong foundation of Varnams, Kritis and singing kalpana swaras and alapanas as well as been introduced to Ragam, thanam and Pallavi singing.
In this level , rakthi ragas like Begada and Dhanyasi are taught in great detail to sing ragam, thanam , niraval and swara prasthara. A self-study of devakriya kriti to develop the ability to listen , decode and write notations for the same. The student also learns to sing alapana and swaraprasthara for devakriya (audava raga).