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NSD Delhi Diploma Admission 2019, Application, Dates

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National School of Drama (NSD) Diploma in Dramatic Arts Admission 2019

NSD Delhi Diploma Admission 2019 - The National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to its three-year diploma course (full time - residential) in Dramatic Arts for the academic year 2019-2022.

The Course starts from 05th August 2019 and aims at training students to become professionals in the area of acting, design and other theatre related disciplines.


About the NSD

National School of Drama is a theatre training institute and deemed university in New Delhi, India. NSD was established in 1959 by the Sangeet Natak Akademi and became an independent school in 1975
The school offers diploma programs in Indian drama, world drama, theatre, music.


See: Admission Notification and Dates


NSD Delhi Diploma Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Application Form can also be downloaded from the Website: 15th March 2019
  • Availability of Application Form & Prospectus at the NSD Bookshop: 15th April 2019  
  • Centres for Preliminary Test/Audition and Final Workshop:
    A preliminary test / audition will be conducted at eight centers i.e.:
  • Delhi: 06th,to 11th May 2019
  • Jaipur: 13th  & 14th  May 2019
  • Lucknow: 16th & 17th May 2019
  • Bhopal: 20th & 22nd May 2019
  • Chandigarh: 24th & 25th May 2019
  • Mumbai: 28th & 31st May 2019
  • Chennai: 03rd June 2019
  • Bengaluru: 06th June 2019
  • Patna: 08th & 09th June 2019
  • Guwahati: 11th June 2019
  • Bhubaneswar: 13th June 2019
  • Kolkata: 16th & 17th June 2019
  • Study Material and guidelines for preliminary test/audition will be available with the prospectus in both hard copy and website.
  • Candidates qualifying in this test will have to attend a workshop of 5 days in the NSD premises from 01st to 05th July 2019, for their final selection for which they will be paid DA and 3 tier Sleeper Class train/bus fare from the place of their residence to Delhi and back by the shortest route, on submission of ticket/cash receipt and will also be provided accommodation on modest sharing basis.


Eligibility Criteria for NSD Delhi Diploma Admission 2019

  • Candidate should have completed Graduation in any subject from a recognized University in India or Abroad (or) Participation in at least 6-theatre production (or) Working knowledge of Hindi and English

Age Limit

  • Age as on 01st July 2019 minimum 18 years and maximum 30 years; the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates only

Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Disabled Persons

  • Out of 26 seats, 04 seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes; 02 seat is reserved for scheduled tribes including N.T.; 07 seats are reserved for OBC (expert Creamy Layer as notified by the Govt.) and physically disabled persons, as per Govt. of India rules

Financial Assistance

  • All selected students will be given scholarship of Rs.8000/- p.m. to meet their academic and other expenses

Physical Fitness

  • The students selected for admission will have to undergo a medical test for physical fitness at NSD, New Delhi


NSD Delhi Diploma Admission 2019 Selection Process

  • An Expert Committee constituted by the School will assess the aptitude and talent of the candidates and its decision will be final; any canvassing in this regard will be treated as a disqualification
  • Medium of Instruction - Hindi/English


NSD Delhi Diploma Admission 2019 Application Procedure

  • Application Form can also be filled online from the website www.nsd.gov.in from 15th March 2019. The necessary documents may also be submitted online, Fee Rs. 50/- is to be paid for filling form online. Last date to fill form online is 15th April 2019
  • To receive the application form and prospectus (English/Hindi) by post, write to the Academic Section, National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi-110001 along with a crossed demand draft/pay order, payable at Delhi of Rs.225/- including postal charges in favour of the Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi
  • Application Forms duly filled in and complete in all respects must reach the Academic Section, National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi-110001 on or before 15th April 2019


NSD New Delhi

National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi-110001, Website www.nsd.gov.in