.In 1926, Pt.Vishnu NarayanBhatkhande established a music school in Lucknow with the help andco-operation of Rai Umanath Bali and Rai Rajeshwar Bali and other musicpatrons and connoisseurs of Lucknow , culturally vibrant princely stateof Awadh. This institution was inaugurated at the hands of the thenGovernor of Awadh Sir William Marris and was named after him as “Marris College of Music”. On 26 th March 1966 , theState Goverment of Uttar Pradesh brought this college under its controland aptly renamed it after its founder as “Bhatkhande College ofHindustani Music.”At therequest of the State Government, the Government of India by anotification on 24th October,2000 , declared this institute as “Deemed University “. Bhatkhande Music Instituteis registered under the registration of Societies Act 1860 and is anautonomous institution. On 2nd November 2002 , Hon.H.E. the Governor ofUttar Pradesh consented to become the President of Bhatkhande
There is a Girls’ hostel in the campus that can accommodate 60 students and Boys’ Hostel that can accommodate 15 students.Students less than 18 years of age shall not get admission in the Hostel.