Swathi Thirunal College of Music is a music college in ThiruvananthapuramKeralaIndia. It was founded in 1939. It was first named as “The Music Academy”. The name was renamed as Swathi Thirunal College of Music in 1962. The founder of this institution was the last reigning King of Travancore, Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma in 1939. The administration of the institution was under the control of the Travancore Royal Family earlier. Eminent musicians like Muthiah Bhagavathar who was the first  Principal, Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer etc have served as the Principals of this college.

The primary objective of this venture was to popularize the kritits of Maharaja Sree Swathi Thirunal. This institution from the date of its inception has produced a lot of talented artists who have contributed much to the realm of Carnatic music.The institution was renamed as Sree Swathi Thirunal College of Music in 1962. Situated at the heart of the capital city, the institution is one of the prestigious and well managed music institutes of South India.


Prof. VEENA V. R

As Principal of Swathi Thirunal College of Music, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our college website. We thank you for taking the time to visit. We hope to provide you with useful information.

The website showcases the wealth of experiences we offer the students and gives them a wider audience for their wonderful work. We hope you enjoy your visit and return regularly to check out our latest news.

Guest Lecturer for Sanskrit – Interview on 09/07/2021, Time – 11. am at College.

Note : Candidates must bring original and copy of  academic qualifications, Mark lists, Experience certificates and                   Panel Registration Certificate (Guest Lecturer Panel, Deputy. Director, Kollam-Collegiate Education Dept. )

Guest Lecturer Interview – Press Release