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NSD Delhi Diploma Admission 2017 – Application, Eligibility, Dates

National School of Drama (NSD) Admission to Diploma in Dramatic Arts 2017

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 2017

The course starts from 17th July 2017 and aims at training students to become professionals in the area of acting, design and other theatre related disciplines.

NSD Admission 2017 Application Procedure

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/- (Rs two hundred twenty five only) including postal charges in favour of the Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi

Application Form can also be downloaded from the website www.nsd.gov.in from 22nd March 2017

The application form and prospectus will also be available from the Book Shop of the National School of Drama from 22nd March 2017 to 22nd April 2017 on cash payment of Rs.150/- between 10.00 am to 01.00 pm and 02.00 pm to 05.00 pm on working days

The downloaded application form must be sent along with a demand draft of Rs.150/- in favour of the Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi in an envelope titled Applications for Admission 2017-20

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 22nd April 2017

NSD Admission 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Essential Qualifications

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

Age Limit: Age as on 01st July 2017 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

NSD Admission 2017 Important Dates

Application Form can also be downloaded from the Website: 22nd March 2017

Availability of Application Form & Prospectus at the NSD Book Shop: 22nd March 2017

Last Date for Submission of Receipt NSD Delhi Admission Application: 22nd April 2017

Centres for Preliminary Test/Audition and Final Workshop:

A preliminary test / audition will be conducted at eight centers i.e.:
Guwahati: 01st May 2017
Kolkata: 03rd & 04th May 2017
Bhubaneswar: 06th May 2017
Chennai: 08th May 2017
Bengaluru: 10th May 2017
Bhopal: 12th May 2017
Mumbai: 14th, 15th and 16th May 2017
Lucknow: 18th May 2017
Chandigarh: 20th May 2017
Delhi: 21st to 24th May 2017
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 10th to 14th July 2017, 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.

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 Admission 2017 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

National School of Drama

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 programmes in Indian drama, world drama, theatre, music and film production.

NSD New Delhi

National School of Drama New Delhi, (An autonomous institution, under the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India), National School of Drama, New Delhi-110001, Website www.nsd.gov.in

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