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NSD Delhi Indian Classical Theatre Course Admission 2018

National School of Drama (NSD) One year Course in Indian Classical Theatre Admission 2018

NSD Delhi Indian Classical Theatre Course Admission 2018 – The National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi (An Autonomous Institute under Ministry of Culture, govt. of India), invites applications for admission to its one year course in Indian Classical Theatre at NSD Centre, Varanasi (UP)

The Course starts from August 2018 and aims at training students to become professionals in the area of acting, design and other theatre related disciplines.

Also See: Admission Notifications 2018

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

Subject of Study
  • Introduction to the Classical Theater of the World (Greek, Roman etc.)
  • Introduction to Indian Classical Theater
  • Natyashastra – First Chapter Full (Theatrical Origin)
  • Dramaturgy, decryption, four-tide acting (Aangik, Vachik, Satvik, Aaharya)
  • Natyashastra – The sixth chapter is complete (ras exchanges)
  • Natyashastra – Seventh chapters complete (bhav)
  • Bhas – Urubhangam, Swapnavasavadattam
  • Kalidasa – Abhijnanasakuntalam or Malavikagnimitram
  • Shudraka – Mrichchhkatikam
  • Bodhayana – Bhagwadjjukiyam or Mattavilasam
  • Text and study of the structure and review of the plays written above
  • Study of navras
  • (Conversations with directors by recording of the Sanskrit plays like – Urubhangam, Abhijnana Shakuntalam, Madhyamvarg)
Theatre Music
  • Growth in the musical sensitivity of students by the knowledge of different sounds and rhythm structures developed from the drama article. Developing an understanding of classical color scheme based on the typical use of aesthetic context and theater.

Important Dates

  • Application Form can also be downloaded from the Website: 2nd July 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of Receipt NSD Delhi Admission Application: 20th July 2018

No. of Seats: 20

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Qualification for Admission:
  • Graduation from a recognized University
  • Proficiency in the mother tongue and working knowledge of Hindi and English
  • Sufficient knowledge of Theatre with participation in at least 4 Productions
Age limit:
  • Minimum 18 and maximum 30 years as on 1st July 2018 Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Disabled Persons
  • Admission fee Rs. 150/-
  • Tuitions fee Rs. 150/- per month
  • Caution money and Library fee Rs. 5000/- (refundable after final settlement of accounts)


  • The centre will give a Scholarship of Rs. 4500/- (Four thousand five hundred only) per month to the selected candidates

Application Procedure

  • Application Form can be downloaded from the website nsd.gov.in from 2nd July 2018
  • Application form and prospectus will also be available from the Book Shop of the National School of Drama Mandi House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi 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 application for admission in one year Indian Classical theatre 2018-19
  • 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 20th July 2018
  • No application will be entertained after the last date.

NSD New Delhi

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

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