NSD Admission 2021

NSD Admission 2021: National School of Drama is an autonomous organization which runs under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and offers education in the field of dramatic arts. To get admission in a 3-year diploma course in dramatic arts offered by the NSD students have to clear various admission rounds. NSD prepares and trains students to become professional in the field of Acting, Design, Direction and other relevant areas. This school organizes various rounds that are Preliminary exam/ Audition and Final workshop for providing admissions. Check the details about NSD Admission, including important dates, application, eligibility, etc. Applicants have to clear various admission rounds to get admission in 3-year diploma courses in dramatic arts offered by the NSD.

NSD Admission 2021 Important Updates

NSD Admission 2021 Application process will be started from 3rd week of March 2021. Click Here to apply online. 

NDA Admission 2021 Important Dates

Application form available 3rd week of March 2021
Last date for application form submission 3rd week of April 2021
Releasing of admit card 1 or 2 weeks before the examination
Exam date 3rd week of June 2021
Declaration of result Within one month after the exam

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must graduate in any stream from a recognized university.
  • Basic knowledge of Hindi and English is must, as the mode of teaching in Hindi and English.
  • Applicant must be the participant of at least six theatre productions.
  • Candidate should have 3 recommendations from theatre experts.
  • Age Limit– Applicant should be of minimum 18 years on 1-7-2021 and maximum of 30 years.
  • Relaxation in upper age limit is as per orders of Government of India .i.e. 5-year relaxation for SC/ST candidate.

Seat Reservation /Reserved seats

SC 4
ST 2
OBC(Non –creamy layer) 7
PwD As per GOI rule.
Total seat in NSD 26

NSD 2021 Application Fee

  • 225/- for the Candidates obtaining the application by post.
  • 150/- for all the candidates.
  • Candidates can make the fee payment through demand draft.
  • The Demand Draft would be drawn in favor of “The Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi”.

NSD Admission 2021 Procedure

  • The selection process in NSD is a two-phase process. The candidate should appear for a preliminary examination and if selected then has to appear for a final examination workshop.
  • The admission process for NSD goes through a two-tier examination schedule. At first, students have to clear the preliminary exam or so-called the Aptitude test in which your aptitude and acting skills will be judged.
  • After clearing preliminary, the student asked to attend a five days workshop in the school premises. After which final selection will be done on the basis of performance in the preliminary/aptitude and workshop learning.
  • It is must to give a medical test to ensure physical fitness test organized at NSD by NSD.
  • The selected candidate may also get a sum of Rs 8000/- scholarship on monthly basis from NSD.

How to Apply?

Candidate can choose any of the options .i.e. offline or online mode to fill the form as per their comfort.

  • The student can go through the official website of school www.onlineadmission.nsd.gov.in  for online application submission. fee for online submission is Rs 50/ .it is must to attach necessary documents with the online application.
  • Applicants can also choose the offline mode for the application. They can download the application form from the official website of school or they can purchase Application form and prospectus from the Book Shop of National School of Drama. Filled application should be sent along Demand Draft of Rs 150/- in favor of The Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi titled    “Application for Admission ”.

Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Examination: Offline
  • Medium: The language of examination is limited to only Hindi and English. Students have to choose one of them.
  • Syllabus: The syllabus of exam will concern the topic related to aptitude and acting skill. Students have to show their knowledge of acting with aptitude analysis.

NSD 2021 Admit Card

  • The admit card will be released before 1 or 2 weeks from the examination date.
  • Candidates who have successfully submitted the application form can get the admit card.
  • The hall ticket will have details like exam center, exam date, students name, roll number, and other exam related instructions.

NSD 2021 Results

  • The result may be announced through offline or online mode.
  • Check the NSD Result 2021 within one month after the examination.
  • Preserve the result till the admission process gets completed.

NSD 2021 Preparation Tips

  • Firstly, gather all the details about the syllabus for the aptitude test.
  • For admission in NSD, you should work in various abilities like singing, dancing, knowledge about theatre, etc.
  • Especially work on your fitness, do exercise, yoga, meditation, etc.
  • Make a time-table suitable as per your daily routine and divide your time equally for all the activities.
  • Also work on your other talents like playing a musical instrument, knowing its type, etc.
  • Gather some good knowledge & experience of acting and theatre.
  • Don’t take the stress and be confident about your preparations.

NSD 2021 Important Points

  • The application form will be available via online and offline mode.
  • The application form will be released from the 3rd week of March 2021.
  • You can check the application fee from the above-given section.
  • You can pay the fee through demand draft.
  • The last date to submit the application will be the last week of April 2021.
  • You have to send the application to the authority address.
  • You can check the exam pattern for NSD exam from an above-given section of “Exam Pattern”.
  • The upper age limit will be 30 years and the lower age limit is 20 years.
  • Graduation in Arts stream can apply for admission in NSD.
  • The application can be availed by post or books shops of NSD.

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