National School of Drama-Admission to Diploma course in Dramatic Arts 2016

National School of Drama, New Delhi, Admission to Diploma course in Dramatic Arts 2016

National School of Drama, New Delhi

(An autonomous institution, under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India)



The National School of Drama, Invites applications for admission to its three year diploma course (full time-residential) in Dramatic Arts. The course starts from July. 2016 and aims at training students to become professionals in the area of acting, design and other theatre related disciplines.

Medium of instruction: Hindi / English


Essential Qualifications:!. Graduation in any subject from a recognized University in India or Abroad. 2.Participation in at least 6 theatre productions. 3. Working knowledge of Hindi & English.

AGE LIMIT as on 1.7.2016 Minimum 20 years Maximum 30 years

The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC / ST candidates only.


Out of 26 seats, 4 seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes; 1+1 seat is reserved for scheduled tribes including N.T.; 7 seats are reserved for OBC (except Creamy Layer as notified by the Government) and physically disabled persons, as per Govt, of India rules.


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.


A preliminary test/audition will be conducted at eight centers i.e.

Guwahati 13th June, 2016

Koikata 15th & 16th June, 2016

Lucknow 18th & 19th June, 2016

Chandigarh 21th June, 2016

Bhopal 23th June, 2016

Mumbai 25th to 27th June. 2016

Bengaluru 29th June, 2016

Delhi 1st July to 4th July, 2016

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 from 10th to 14th July, 2016, for their final selection for which they will be paid D.A. and 3 tier Steeper class train / bus fare from the place of their residence to Delhi & back by the shortest route, on submission of ticket / cash receipt and will also be provided accommodation on modest sharing basis.


All selected students will be given a monthly scholarship of Rs. 6000/- p.m. to meet their academic and related expenses.


The students selected for admission will be required to undergo a medical test for physical fitness at NSD Delhi. Their final selection is subject to clearance of the fitness test.


To receive the application form and prospectus (in English & Hindi) by post, please write to The Dean, Academic. National School of Drama Bahawo/pur House, Bhagwondqs Road, New Delhi-J 10001 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 16/05/2016.

The application form 8. prospectus will also be available from the Book Shop of the National School of Drama from 5/05/2016 to 30/05/2016 on cash payment of Rs. 150/- between 10.00 am to 1.00 pm 8.2.00 pm to 5.00 pm on working days.

The application form can also be downloaded from the school . from 2/05/2016. The 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 - 2016 -19". Forms sent In envelopes without DD/Pay Order will not be entertained. Application forms duly filled in & complete in all respects must reach To Dean Academic. National School of Drama. Bahawafpur House, Shagwandas Road, New Delhi-llOOOi on or before 30/05/2016. No application form will be entertained after the last date in any circumstances.

National School of Drama, New Delhi, Admission to Diploma course in Dramatic Arts 2016