NSD Admission 2020: National School of Drama (NSD) releases the notification and application form for admissions in a 3-year diploma course in dramatic arts. Candidates holding a graduate degree can apply for admission. The application form can be submitted online through the official website of the institute, nsd.gov.in or offline. Candidates can check all details like eligibility criteria, important dates, selection procedure and other details regarding NSD Admission 2020 from the page given below.
Latest: The application process is over.
NSD Admission 2020
The selection of the candidates is made using a preliminary test followed by a final examination. The course will commence after the completion of both preliminary and the final rounds of selection. The important dates regarding NSD Admission 2020 are mentioned below.
|Online availability of application form||28 Jan 2020|
|Last date for receipt of request for application form|
and prospectus by post
|10 Feb 2020|
|last date for submission of online application form||28 Feb 2020|
|Preliminary test/audition||May/Jun 2020|
NSD Admission 2020 Latest Updates
NSD Admission 2020 Application Form
The application form for three-year diploma course in dramatic arts in NSD is released on the official website and direct link to fill the same is provided here as per the schedule. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for NSD admission 2020. The candidates who will clear the preliminary examination will be called for final workshop round.
How to Apply for NSD Admission 2020?
The methods for the submission of application form of NSD admission 2020 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. In case of online submission, application fee of Rs 50 has to be paid using a credit/debit card or netbanking.
Option 2: To receive the application form and prospectus by post, please write to the following address
The Dean, Academics
National School of Drama
New Delhi – 110001
The offline request must be accompanied along with a crossed Demand Draft/Pay Order, payable at Delhi, of Rs. 225/- in favour of The Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi. Request for receiving the application form by post must reach the school before the last date. Offline application forms duly filled in & complete in all respects must reach to the address mentioned above on or before the last date. No application form will be entertained after the last date in any circumstances.
NSD Admission 2020 Eligibility criteria
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 2020 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 July 01, 2020. The upper age limit is relaxable for reserved category candidates as per GOI rules (5 years for SC / ST).
NSD Admission 2020 Interview Centres
The preliminary interview/audition is conducted at the following 12 centres.
NSD Admission 2020 Selection Procedure
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.
NSD Admission 2020 Result
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.
NSD Admission 2020 Reservation
The reservation criteria for NSD Admission 2020 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.
NSD Admission 2020 For Residential One Year Certificate Course
National School of Drama has invited the application form for admission to a one-year residential
certificate course for the academic year 2020-21. The last date to submit the online application form is July 31, 2020. Selection of candidates is done in two phases, First Phase is the Scrutiny of application forms by the Committee Members and the second phase is online /offline interview & written test of shortlisted candidates by the Committee Members. For final selection, candidates have to undergo a medical test and selection is subject to the clearance of fitness test.
One year Residential Certificate Course is offered under Following Centres:
Notice: Click here to download the common admission notice for one-year residential
National School of Drama
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.
Official Website: nsd.gov.in
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