Please be advised that on-campus (offline) versions of our programs are temporarily CLOSED on account of CAMPUS RENOVATION. However, we continue to offer online versions of our programs. Contact 8939604959 for further information. 

Industry focus

SIFM's programs are industry focussed and are taught by senior music professionals with an academic background

Professional facility

SIFM features a professional audio studio, a media lab with individual music workstations and a music production suite.


SIFM is able to offer limited contractual placements that are based on continuous assessment of merit and performance.

SIFM signs MoU with Shri Vishnu Education Society

Students at Shri Vishnu Education Society, Bhimavaram, will now be able to take certificate programs in music performance courses such as Acoustic Guitar, Electronic Keyboard, Playback Singing, Acoustic Percussion as well as music technology courses such as Desktop music production and Electronic dance music.


The School of Indian Film Music (SIFM) is a pioneer institution, dedicated to creative music practices in India’s film music industries. SIFM’s industry oriented academic program on Indian film music composition covers a wide range of creative music practice including Playback singing, Creative music technology, Recording engineering and Audio post-production. In addition to a research informed approach and emphasis on learning by doing, SIFM’s curricula adopt a unique ethnomusicological approach to course design. Apart from one year, part-time certificate courses, the school also conducts seminars, master classes and workshops on various aspects of creative music practice for Indian cinema. These discourses and debates elaborate scientific approaches and regional musical meanings, while emphasising identification and continual development of individual artistic voice.


Study with Us

SIFM promotes an open, dialogue-oriented learning and teaching environment with a view to engender an informed yet, individual approach to creative music practice. Students often witness the production of professional Indian popular music at SIFM studios, interact with music practitioners, participate in inter-disciplinary projects, while also engaging in debates on topics surrounding creative and technical aspects of music and sound.


Get in touch with us to know more about what you can gain by studying at SIFM.