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 In 2005 it was granted deemed university status, but in 2011 it was revoked on the institute’s request.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. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for NSD admission 2020. Candidates can check all details like eligibility criteria, important dates, selection procedure and other from the page given below.
NSD Admission 2020
TThe application form to apply for admission in the National school of Drama is released in the online mode only. 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.
|Availability of application form||2nd week of Mar 2020|
|Receiving the application form by post till||3rd week of Mar 2020|
|last date for submission of application form||2nd week of Apr 2020|
|Centres wise exam date for Preliminary test/audition|
|Delhi||1st week of May 2020|
|Jaipur||2nd week of May 2020|
|Lucknow||2nd week of May 2020|
|Bhopal||3rd week of May 2020|
|Chandigarh||3rd week of May 2020|
|Mumbai||4th week of May 2020|
|Chennai||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Bengaluru||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Patna||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Guwahati||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Bhuwaneshwar||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Kolkata||2nd week of Jun 2020|
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 below 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.
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 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 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 before the last date. 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 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 01 July 2020. The upper age limit is relaxable for reserved category candidates as per GOI rules(5 years for SC / ST).
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 Interview
The list of the selected candi0dates for the interview after the written test is declared online. The candidates need to check their name in the list and appear for the interview rounds. The interview is held at one of the following centers:
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.
Official Website: nsd.gov.in
For more details regarding the NSD Admission 2020, Download the last years information brochure – Download Information Brochure