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National School of Drama (NSD) Diploma in Dramatic Arts Admission 2018

NSD Delhi Diploma Admission 2018 - 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 2018-2021

The Course starts from 16th July 2018 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


Also See : Admission Notification


Important Dates

Application Form can also be downloaded from the Website: 16th March 2018
Availability of Application Form & Prospectus at the NSD Bookshop: 16th April 2018
Last Date for Submission of Receipt NSD Delhi Admission Application: 16th April 2018
Centres for Preliminary Test/Audition and Final Workshop:
A preliminary test / audition will be conducted at eight centers i.e.:
Jaipur: 01st & 02nd May 2018
Chandigarh: 04th & 05th May 2018
Lucknow: 07th, 08th & 09th May 2018
Patna: 11th & 12th May 2018
Bhubaneswar: 14th May 2018
Kolkata: 16th, 17th & 18th May 2018
Guwahati: 20th May 2018
Chennai: 22nd May 2018
Bengaluru: 24th May 2018
Mumbai: 26th, 27th, 28th & 29th May 2018
Bhopal: 31st May, 01st & 02nd June 2018
Delhi: 04th, 05th, 06th, 07th & 08th June 2018

  • 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 26th to 30th June 2018, 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.
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Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 January 2018 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


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


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/- 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 16th March 2018
  • Application form and prospectus will also be available from the Book Shop of the National School of Drama from 16th March 2018 to 16th April 2018 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
  • 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 2018-21
  • 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 16th April 2018


NSD New Delhi

Website www.nsd.gov.in




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