NSD 2021 Exam (Cancelled), Exam Schedule – Check All Dates Here

NSD 2021 Exam DatesNSD 2021 Exam has been cancelled. National School of Drama offers admission in various courses in the field of design, acting, drama, etc. Candidates seeking for admission in various courses offered by NSD, are required to qualify the preliminary test and workshop rounds. Through NSD 2021 Exam Dates article, the candidates would be able to get important information regarding the events and tentative dates.

NSD 2021 Exam Dates – Exam Cancelled

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Given below are the official dates of the NSD 2021 examination for various events:

EventsDates (2021)
Availability of Application form3rd September 2021
Last date of Application form submission22nd September 2021
Release of Admit cardSeptember 2021
Date of ExaminationSeptember 2021
Result declarationOctober 2021
Final workshopOctober 2021
Starting of AdmissionNovember 2021

In the table given below, we have given the detailed schedule for NSD Preliminary Test/Audition at various centres:

VenueDates (Tentative)
Jaipur, Chandigarh, LucknowOctober 2021
Patna, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, BengaluruOctober 2021
Mumbai, Bhopal, DelhiOctober 2021

NSD 2021 Exam Schedule

Here we are providing the detailed tentative schedule for NSD 2021 admission procedure:

Availability of Application Form:

The NSD 2021 application form of the 2021 session has been released via online mode from 3rd September 2021.

Last Date of Application Form Submission:

The deadline to submit the application form for all the aspiring candidates is till 22nd September 2021. Any application after the passing of deadline can not be accepted.

Release of Admit Card:

The admit card for the 2021 session would be out a week or 2 weeks before the conduction of the examination.

Only the registered candidates will be able to download the admit card. It will be mandatory for the candidates to carry the NSD 2021 admit card to the venue of the examination or else they would not be permitted to appear in the examination.

Date of Examination:

The NSD Preliminary test/ audition will be held at twelve centres from September 2021. All the cities hosting preliminary examination would have different audition dates for the participating candidates.

Result Declaration:

The result of the NSD Entrance test will be expected to be declared within a month of the conduction of the examination.

After the NSD 2021 results will out, the subsequent merit list on the basis of which the candidates will be called for final work shop would be released.

The final work shop will be conducted from September/ October 2021.

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Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form as without fulfilling the eligibility norms they won’t be permitted to enroll as a student at NSD. The Eligibility Criteria of NSD is provided below:

Qualification Criteria:

The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in any stream form any recognized university.

Theater Work Experience:

The candidate has to participate in at least 6 theatre productions.

Age Limit:

  • The minimum age limit is 18 years.
  • The maximum age limit is 30 years.
  • Reserved category candidates would get 5 years relaxation upon submission of relevant caste certificate issued by competent authority.


  • The candidate should have fluency in English and Hindi language.
  • The candidate is required to have video evidence as documentary proof of theater experience.

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