National School of Drama (NSD) is a theatre training institute situated at New Delhi, India. It is an autonomous organization under Ministry of Culture, Government of India. It was set up in 1959 by the Sangeet Natak Akademi and became an independent school in 1975. In 2005 it was granted deemed university status, but in 2011 it was revoked on the institute’s request. National School of Drama has released the application form for admissions in a three-year diploma course in dramatic arts. The last date for submission of application form is April 15, 2019. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for NSD admission 2019. Candidates can check all details like eligibility criteria, important dates, selection procedure and other from the page given below.
NSD Admission 2019
The online application forms for National School of Drama in a three-year diploma course in dramatic arts has released on the official website and direct link to fill the same is also provided below. The course will commence after the completion of both preliminary and the final rounds of selection. The important dates regarding NSD Admission 2019 are mentioned below.
|Availability of application form||15 Mar 2019|
|Receiving the application form by post till||28 Mar 2019|
|last date for submission of application form||15 Apr 2019|
|Centres wise exam date for Preliminary test/audition|
|Delhi||06 to 11 May 2019|
|Jaipur||13 & 14 May 2019|
|Lucknow||16 & 17 May 2019|
|Bhopal||20 to 22 May 2019|
|Chandigarh||24 & 25 May 2019|
|Mumbai||28 to 31 May 2019|
|Chennai||03 Jun 2019|
|Bengaluru||06 Jun 2019|
|Patna||08 & 09 Jun 2019|
|Guwahati||11 Jun 2019|
|Bhuwaneshwar||13 Jun 2019|
|Kolkata||15 & 16 Jun 2019|
The application form for three-year diploma course in dramatic arts in NSD has released on the official website and direct link to fill the same is provided below. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for NSD admission 2019. The candidates who will clear the preliminary examination will be called for final workshop round.
Apply online: Candidates can fill the application form from the link below.
Application Fee: The necessary documents may also be submitted online and Candidates have to submit the application fee of Rs 50/- is to be paid for filling the form online.
How to Apply
The methods for the submission of application form of NSD admission 2019 are mentioned here. The applicants can choose any one option listed below:
Option 1: The Application form can only be filled and submitted online on the link available on NSD website http://www.onlineadmission.nsd.gov.in.
Option 2: To receive the application form and prospectus (in English & Hindi) by post, please write to The Dean, Academic, 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/- (Rupees two hundred twenty-five only) including postal charges in favour of The Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi. Request for receiving the application form by post must reach the school by March 28, 2019, Offline application forms duly filled in & complete in all respects must reach To Dean Academic, National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi – 110001 on or before April 15, 2019. No application form will be entertained after the last date in any circumstances.
The eligibility criteria for a three-year diploma course in dramatic arts in NSD is given below. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying for the NSD 2019 Admissions.
- Graduation in any subject from a recognized University in India or Abroad
- Participation in at least 6 theatre productions.
- Working knowledge of Hindi / English.
- 3 recommendations from theatre Experts.
- Documentary proof of the theatre experience.
Minimum 18 years and Maximum 30 years as on 01 July 2019. The upper age limit is relaxable for reserved category candidates as per GOI rules(5 years for SC / ST).
The selection is a two-phase process. The candidate should appear for a preliminary examination and if selected then has to appear for a final workshop.
The list of candidates selected on the basis of preliminary interview and final workshop will be released as per the schedule. The selection will be completely provisional subject to verification of all original certificates.
The reservation criteria for NSD Admission 2019 is mentioned here. Out of 26 seats, 4 seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes; 2 seats are reserved for scheduled tribes; 7 seats are reserved for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer as notified by the Government) and reservation for PWD, as per Govt. of India rules.
Official Website: nsd.gov.in
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