NSD Admission 2020: Admit Card, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

NSD 2020NSD 2020 Admit Card is releasing soon. It is organized by National School of Drama, New Delhi. National School of Drama provides training and education in the direction, acting, design and other fields. It conducts national level exam to provide admission in three years diploma courses and other courses in dramatically arts for those students who are interested in the drama or performing arts. Candidates have to qualify the Preliminary Test and Final Workshop to get admission successfully. Candidates must read this complete article including important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result and much more to know about the NSD Admission 2020.

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NSD Admission 2020 Dates

Candidates can check the official NSD admission 2020 exam dates below:

Events Dates 2020
Online application starts from28th January 2020
Last dates of application submission28th February 2020
Admit card releaseIn the month of April 2020
Exam dateMay to June 2020
Result release1st week of June 2020
Final workshop2nd week of June 2020
Admission startsJune 2020

NSD 2020 Admit Card

Candidates can get their NSD 2020 admit card by online mode. The admit card can be downloaded in the month of April 2020. Admit card will include the details such as name of the candidates, time and date of the exam, exam center and roll number etc.

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NSD hall tickets will not be sent to the candidates by post or other offline mode.

Candidates must carry the admit card to the examination hall on the day of examination. Without admit card, candidates will not be able to enter the examination hall. Candidate must keep it secure and take a printout of it for further admission procedure.

NSD 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check information of NSD 2020 exam pattern below:

  • Mode of Exam: NSD 2020 examination will be held in offline (pen or paper based) mode.
  • Language of Examination: Examination will be conducted in Hindi and English language according to the candidate’s choice.
  • Syllabus: The questions will be related to acting skills and aptitude for checking candidate’s acting skills and aptitude.

NSD 2020 Syllabus

NSD 2020 Syllabus can be checked by the candidates online. It will be based on the candidates acting skills. Question will be asked in the examination in accordance to check the aptitude and acting of the candidates. Candidates must prepare according to the acting and aptitude based skills.

NSD 2020 Preparation Tips

Here we have mentioned some preparation tips below for the aspirants to prepare well for the NSD 2020 exam:

  • Candidates can make a time table to prepare for the exam and follow it.
  • Candidates must revise previous year question papers for better preparation.
  • Candidates must know all the details about the exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Don’t get panic and be confident about your preparation.
  • Do yoga in morning so that mind can be fresh to prepare for the examination.
  • Candidates are advised to have healthy meals on time. Stay fit and fine.

Exam Centers

NSD 2020 test will be held in the centers located throughout the country. The exam centers will be located in the below cities:

Kolkata, Guwahati, Mumbai, Bhopal, Lucknow, Delhi, Chandigarh, Bengaluru, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Chennai

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: NSD 2020 Application form is available in online mode as well as offline mode.

Answer: NSD 2020 application form is available from 28th February 2020.

Answer: Candidates have to attach the testimonial, copies of the certificates and four recent passport size photos with the application form.

Answer: The last date of submitting the application form is till 28th February 2020.

Answer: All candidates have to pay application fees of Rs 50/- for online mode application.

Answer: Yes, you have to send the application form to the authority.

Answer: There will be 5 years age relaxation for the SC/ST candidates.

Answer: The upper age limit criteria will be 30 years for applying for NSD 2020 exam.

Answer: Yes, you can apply for the NSD 2020 examination.

NSD 202 Answer Key

NSD 2020 Answer key will be released few days after the written test. The exam conducting authority will release the answer key for the applicants to check their answers.

Through the answer key candidates will be able to calculate their marks obtained in the written test. Candidates can take printout of the answer key to check their answers.

NSD 2020 Result

NSD 2020 Result will be released after few days or one week of the examination. Candidates will be able to check their results in online mode. Candidates who will qualify the exam or whose name will be included in the merit list will be able to attend admission procedure.

Candidates must keep their NSD result safely till the admission procedure. Candidates will be shortlisted for further rounds based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the examination. Candidates must take the printout of the result by entering their necessary login details.

NSD Admission 2020

NSD Admission 2020 will be based on the skill of the candidates in written test and workshop. The admission will be conducted by the National School of Drama which is located in Delhi. Candidates have to qualify written test (preliminary test) and the final work shop for taking admission.

NSD Admission procedure will be in two stages, candidates can check both stages given below:

  • The first stage is preliminary stage, which will be based on the written test. The test will be held in different exam centers all over the India.
  • After the written examination, candidates have to attend the workshop, in which the candidates will be called for the interview round.

Candidates who will be selected for the admission will have to pay the admission fee and will also get the scholarship from the university every month. The applicants must carry all the required documents for verification to the centers.

Candidates also have to attend the physical fitness and medical test organized by the authority. The final selection will be based on the written test marks and workshop.

NSD 2020 Application Form

Candidates can check the NSD 2020 Application form details in the below section:

  • The application form is available through online mode or through NSD Book shops.
  • Candidates can fill their application form from 28th January 2020.
  • Candidates have to attach category certificate, passport size photograph with the application form.
  • Last date to fill the application is till 28th February 2020.
  • Candidates can also get application form by sending request (by 10th February) to receive the admission form through demand draft (DD) of Rs 225 made in favor of The Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi and send to the following address:
    The Dean, Academic,
    National Schools of Drama,
    Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi- 110001.

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment: The application fee can be paid in online mode.

  • Candidates can pay online fee through debit card, credit card or net banking.

Fee details for both modes are given in the table below:

Mode Application Fee
OnlineRs. 50/-

NSD 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the NSD 2020 eligibility criteria before filling the application form:

  • Qualifications: Candidates should have passed Bachelor’s degree in any stream from any recognized university located in India or abroad.
  • Age Limit (As On 1st July 2020):
    • Lower Age Limit: The minimum age limit will be 18 years.
    • Upper Age Limit: The upper age limit will be 30 years.
  • There will be relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit for reserved category (SC/ST) candidates.
  • Work Experience: Candidates must have work experience with 6 theaters productions.
  • Recommendation: Students must have a recommendation letter from atleast one Theatre Expert.
  • Language: Candidates must be familiar with Hindi and English language.

For any other query regarding NSD Admission 2020, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 23 Comments
  1. Vicky says:

    I haven’t worked in any theatres I am a science stream student I am in BSC math honours part 1 2020 but now I want to go in acting field please help me how can I start

  2. Prakash singh says:

    Nsd delhi school exam keliye kaun book please send kuan class ke bachhe form

  3. Rahul says:

    Mera nam rahul hai mujhe NSD main admission lena hai.Maine difa institute se 3 month ka diploma kiya hai sir.Mera ek music album bhi hai or institute ki short film bhi hai sir.

  4. Gautam jain says:

    I want admission in nsd kindly tell me the fee and how to proceed

  5. Pankaj Dattaram Patade says:


    Hii sir mai pankaj mai maharshta se hu mera graduate huwa hai but 1 hi dram mai partcipit kiya hai .but muje NSD mai aaply kr sakta hu kya sir .plzz tell me sir

  6. Praveen says:

    Hello sir,
    This is praveen i am from faridabad. Sir mei pechle 3 saal se har saal admission ke liye nsd jata hu but mera admission nahi ho paa raha hai kyuki mei abhi graduate nahi hu, abhi mei 3 year me hu mere 3rd year ke exam may me honge jb tak admission ke date nikal chuki hogi mei aapse nivedan karta hu kripya mera admission karane kisi kripa kare kyuki mujhe acting karna bahut aacha lagta hai aur mei actor banna chata hu .

  7. Shubhi says:

    I want to join summer workshop but I m not able to find the link…pls reply

  8. Puja says:

    Sir mujhe acting sikhni hai.but maine theature kbhi v join nhi kiya hai..kya mai yha admission le skti hu..

  9. SHASHANK says:

    i want to join the summer workshop but i cant get through the process of registration because i cant find the form. please help me and provide me with the details like last date of submission and the process.

  10. Saima kalam says:

    Hlo sir , sir I want to join your NSD but I am in class 10 how. 2 do i don’t know . Can u help me . Thankfully me saima kalam

  11. Rahul Kumar says:

    Sir… District state or national ko add kr ke 6-7 theratre production ki hai….. Theatre group bhi register hai…. NGO create ki hai… Apply kr skta hu

  12. Mahesh says:

    Where can I find old paper..?

  13. Dheeraj says:

    Sir, theatre experience ki jagah film/web series/short film chalega na….?

  14. aaqib shaik says:

    sir ye theatre experience kya hota hi, ye mandatory hi kyaaa

  15. Manjeet Manik says:

    Sir/madam theatre experience jaruri h kya…mere pass nhi h

  16. Gaurav Pratap Singh says:

    Experience of 6 theatre production means

  17. Arman says:

    What will be the application form fees?

  18. Soham Lawhale says:

    When and where will I get admission form for 2020 NSD admission

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