NSD Admission 2018: Application Form, Exam Pattern, Eligibility

NSD Admission 2018National School of Drama, Delhi shall organize all the activities related to NSD Admission 2018. NSD is an autonomous organization which runs under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. This school offers education in the field of dramatic arts. NSD prepares and trains students to become professional in the field of Acting, Design, Direction and other relevant areas. Students have to clear various admission rounds to get admission in 3 year diploma course in dramatic arts offered by the NSD. Here we are providing details about NSD Admission 2018, including application, eligibility, important dates, etc.

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NSD Exam 2018 Dates

Here we have mentioned the tentative dates of NSD Admission 2018:

Application form available4th week of March 2018
Last date for application form submission4th week of April 2018
Release of admit card1 or 2 weeks before the examination
Exam date1st week of May 2018 to 4th week of May 2018
Declaration of resultWithin one month after the exam

NSD Admission Form 2018

  • Candidates can avail the NSD Application Form 2018 via online and offline mode.
  • The application form can be obtained by post or book shops of National School of Drama.
  • Fill all the necessary details such as personal, academic, address and other details in the application.
  • Make the application fee payment through offline mode.
  • Attach all the required documents in the application form and send it to the address mentioned below:

The Dean, Academic,
National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House,
Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi-110001

Application Fee:

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

Eligibility Criteria

Students seeking for admission in NSD are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying. The eligibility criteria to get admission in NSD is given below:

  • Qualification: Candidates must hold a graduation degree in any stream from any recognized university or college.
  • Theater Work: Candidates must have participated in minimum six theatre productions.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age limit is 20 years and maximum is 30 years as or on 1st July 2018. Five year age relaxation will be prescribed for the SC/ST candidates.
  • Language: Candidates must have working knowledge of English and Hindi.

NSD Exam Pattern

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted through offline mode.
  • Language: The exam medium will be in Hindi or English language. Candidates have to choose any one language among them.
  • NSD Syllabus: The questions will be asked from topics like Aptitude and Acting Skills.

Preparation Tips

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

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The application form will be available via online and offline mode.
Answer: The application form will be released from the 4th week of March 2018.
Answer: You can check the application fee from the above given section.
Answer: You can pay the fee through demand draft.
Answer: The last date to submit the application will be the last week of May 2018.
Answer: Yes, you have to send the application to the authority address.
Answer: You can check the exam pattern for NSD exam from the above given section of “Exam Pattern”.
Answer: Yes, the upper age limit will be 30 years and lower age limit is 20 years.

Answer: The application can be availed by post or books shops of NSD.

Still any question, leave your comment.

NSD Admit Card

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

NSD Results

Students can check the NSD Result 2018 within one month after the examination. The result may be announced through offline or online mode. Candidates are suggested to preserve the result till the admission process gets completed.

NSD Admission 2018 Process

To get admission in NSD, candidates have to go through the different admission rounds. First of all students have to clear the preliminary or aptitude test. This test will judge your aptitude and acting skills. After qualifying the test, candidates have to attend a workshop of around five days under the school premises. Students also have to go through the medical test for physical fitness organized at NSD. The final selection will be done as per the candidate performance in the aptitude test and workshop. All the candidates selected for admission may also get a Rs. 6000/- scholarship on monthly basis.

If you have any other queries about NSD Admission 2018, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. Mkp says:

    Can I fill admission form in graduation (appearing)

  2. Mkp says:

    What can I fill nsd admission form in appearing graduation?

  3. AVDHESH KUMAR says:

    i like an acting but my qualifiaction is highschool+diploma+pursuing b-tech. from completed 2019.

  4. Neha says:

    What kind of theatre productions are considerable? is the participation with local theatre groups without participation certificate eligible for applying in NsD or the authorized theatres are must ?

  5. Rahul Sisodiya says:

    Sir what is aptitude syllabus can you tell me briefly please sir it’s a urgent


    Educational University Theatre/National Cultural Fest Participations are applicable for NSD requirements out of 6 Theatre Production Participations…??? Kindly reply me…


    Which type of syllabus is required for Aptitude Test to get an admission in NSD.Kindly reply me…


    Participation work required from which type of theatre production…??? Kindly reply me some that type of theatre productions…???

  9. shadananda kattel says:

    i am learning acting course at now but i have not doing drama yet, i have other required qualification. so, can i get admission?

  10. Gokul tamkhane says:

    Sir,my name is Gokul mujhe nsd me admission lena h sir to 3 year ki fee kitni h sir .

  11. Deepak Pant says:

    Is Theatre work Compulsory??

  12. Anonymous says:

    What is next admission date od nsd.

  13. Suaed Shamim Khan says:

    That I am interested to short term or crash course for acting in this year.
    If any availability so please confirm me about timing, fees etc. and oblige me.

  14. Sankalp Deshpande says:

    What if i have not participated in theatre before?But i’am a big acting fan and want to take jt further and i’am a graduate ,can j apply for NSD??

  15. Rishi Kumar says:

    Sir, I am 12th paas. Could I join in nsd?

  16. prem rao says:

    Hii…sir I am prem rao from Rajsthan i completes 12th class in commerce facility in 2015 …i want to do complete collage but incidenlty my father was expired…i am only one person in my family for earn money and care for my family …i don’t have any collage degrees and theatres experience but I have good skills in acting ..sir plz give me a one chance …for proove my self and I told you sir i get 100% result in acting plz sir …

  17. Samrat mirza says:

    Sir, maine graduate nahi kiya to main nsd join hoshakta hu

  18. Rahul raj singh says:

    Sir ‘i ‘ m joined nsd mera graduation ho gya plz guide me

  19. pankaj rana says:

    which course I preferred for nsd???????

  20. pankaj rana says:

    Sir can I join nsd after tenth class??????

  21. pankaj verma says:

    I am becoming actor

  22. vaibhav says:

    Is it necessary to be graduate first and then apply for nsd?

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