National School of Drama located in New Delhi is an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Culture department by Government of India. It aims at training students to become professionals in the area of acting, design and other theatre related disciplines.
The School invites application for admission to its 3 year diploma course (full time-residential) in Dramatic Arts. The course starts from 17th July 2017.
Medium of instruction : Hindi/English
Eligibility for Admission in National School of Drama, New Delhi
- Graduation in any subject from a recognized university in India or Abroad.
- Participation in at least 6 theatre productions.
- Working knowledge of Hindi and English.
- Three recommendations from theatre Experts.
- Documentary proof of the theatre experience.
- As on 01/07/2017 Minimum 18 years and Maximum 30 years.
- Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates only.
SEATS RESERVATION FOR SC/ST/OBC/PDP AT NATIONAL SCHOOL OF DRAMA, NEW DELHI
Out of 26 seats
- 4 seats are reserved for candidates belonging to scheduled castes
- 2 seats are reserved for the scheduled tribes
- 7 seats are reserved for OBC (except creamy layer as notified by govt)
- reservation of physically disabled persons as per Govt. of India rules.
SELECTION PROCESS IN NATIONAL SCHOOL OF DRAMA, NEW DELHI
Their will be 2 examination for the selection. It will be a two phase process consisting of preliminary examination and if selected, candidate will face final examination workshop.
SCHEDULE FOR PRELIMINARY TEST / AUDITION AND FINAL WORKSHOP (NATIONAL SCHOOL OF DRAMA, NEW DELHI)
A preliminary test or auditions will be conducted at ten centers across India i.e.
Guwahati – 01 st May, 2017
Kolkata – 03rd & 04th May, 2017
Bhubaneswar – 06th May, 2017
Chennai – 08th May. 2017
Bengaluru – 10th May, 2017
Bhopal – 12th May, 2017
Mumbai – 14th, 15th & 16th May, 2017
Lucknow – 18th May, 2017
Chandigarh – 20th May, 2017
Delhi – 21 st to 24th May, 2017
NOTE :- Study Material and guide lines for preliminary test/ audition will be
available with the prospectus both in hard copy and website.
The candidates qualifying in this test will have to attend a workshop of
5 days in the School premises, New Delhi from 1 Oth to 14th June, 2017,
for their final selection for which they will be paid D.A. and 3 tier
Sleeper class train / bus fare from the place of their residence to Delhi
6 back by the shortest route, on submission of ticket / cash receipt
and will also be provided accommodation on modest sharing basis.
An Expert Committee constituted by the School will assess the
aptitude and talent of the candidates & its decision will be final. Any
CANVASSING in this regard will be treated as a disqualification. The
school reserve the right to shortlist number of candidates for
audition/preliminary test on the basis of experience of the
candidates in theatre arts.
SCHOLARSHIP AT NATIONAL SCHOOL OF DRAMA, NEW DELHI
All selected students will be given a monthly scholarship of Rs. 8000/- p.m. to meet their academic and related expenses.
Physical Fitness : The selected candidates will be required to undergo a medical test for physical fitness at NSD Delhi. Their final selection will be based on clearance of the fitness test.
HOW TO APPLY FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL OF DRAMA, NEW DELHI
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicant can choose any one option listed below:
Option 1) : Application form can be filled up online and submitted at
school website http://www.onlineadmission.nsd.gov.in or nsd.gov.in
Option 2 ) : Application form can also be downloaded from the school
website www.nsd.gov.in from 22/03/2017. The downloaded
application form must be sent along with Demand Draft of Rs 150/- in
favour of The Director, National School Of Drama, New Delhi in an envelope titled ” Application for Admission-2017-20. Form sent in envelops without DD/PayOrder will not be entertained.
Option 3) : Application form & prospectus will also be available from
the Book Shop of the National School of Drama from 22/03/2017 to
22/04/2017 on cash payment of Rs. 150/- between 10.00 am to 1.00
pm & 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm on working days.
For more info please visit official website of National School of Drama, New Delhi.