RLV College Of Fine Arts

RLV College of Music and Institute of Fine Arts is centre of learning for classical arts like Carnatic music,Eastern Violin,Veena, Kathakali and Mohiniyattam besides percussion instruments like mridangam, chenda and maddalam.- Govt.RLV College of Music & Fine Arts Official Phone number :0484-2779757– M.G. University BA,BFA Section extension Phone number:0481-2731020#2334– M.G. University MA,MFA Section extension Ph-number:0481-2731020#133– M.G. University Enquiry Phone:0481-2731050

Unforgettable Memories

Students are Batch 2005 in BFA batch of RLV College, were distinguished from others because of their creativity and the ability to face challenges. That was a group of criticizers had been opposed the college authorities, lot of time, but all the challenges and criticism raised by them had a intention to carry on the target, that is beneficial for almost all students. Their get together spaired a lot of great memorable moment for others gets in to the college later

Welcome to RLV College of Music and Fine Arts, Tripunithura

RLV College of Music and Fine Arts is situated in Tripunithura , Tripunithura is in Ernakulam District .

RLV College of Music and Fine Arts, Tripunithura, Kerala, presently known as “Shanthinikethan of South India” had a humble beginning in a single apartment belonging to the Cochin Royal family. With a vision of upliftment of woman community, the then-King of Cochin, H.H. Sri. Kerala Varma Mitukkan Thampuarn and his wife Smt. Lakshmikutty Nethyaramma invited experts in Stiching, Kaikottikkali, Painting, etc. to impart learning to girls and elder ladies so that they may utilize their leisure time fruitfully. This endeavor developed into an institution in the name of the King’s daughter Radha and wife Lakshmi and was named as ‘Radha Lakshmi Vilasam Academy’ incorporating Vocal music also.

In 1956, this institution became under the government of Kerala and was renamed as RLV Academy of Music and Fine Arts. By that time the Diploma and Post Diploma Courses in Vocal Music, Bharathanatyam, Kathakali, Painting, etc. were started. Later on, in 1998, this institution was affiliated to Mahathma Gandhi University, resulting in the restructuring of the Diploma and Post Diploma Courses into Degree and Post Graduate courses.


The college is managed by the government. It has various committees and councils like admission committee, discipline committee, examinations committee etc., to look after the normal functioning of the college. The main source of the funding is from the government. There is a College Development Committee(CDC) and Parent Teacher Association(PTA). The PTA helps in maintaining good discipline and academic standards in the college. They encourages institution of scholarships, prizes, medals etc. The association meets the expenditure towards appointment of temporary staff, repairs to equipments, and other very unusual and unforeseen requirements.

The main administration of the college is done by the Principal with the assistance of various committees. Office administration is done by a Senior Superintendent who is helped by other office staff.