National School 0f Drama Admission 2019:
Set up by the Sangeet Natak Akademi in 1959, the Nation School of Drama is the leading theatre training institutions in the world. NSD, as it is popularly called, is funded by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. A comprehensive syllabus that includes the theoretical and practical aspects of theater, NSD is a premier institution of learning. NSD conducts an expansive three-year training program along with numerous other theater-related workshops. The National School of Drama admission 2019 has already been notified in various vernaculars and online as well.
Here are the details of the National School of Drama admission 2019:
The date of notification for admissions: 15th March 2019
The last date to submit completed application: 15th April 2019
Date of entrance examination: 6th May to 16th June 2019
Date of counseling: 5th August 2019
- The candidate should be between 18 years to 30 years as on 1st July 2019. The age relaxation is up to 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
- The candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution or university in India or abroad.
- The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of English and Hindi. He must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend the two languages.
- The candidate must have working experience of at least 6 theater productions. The candidate must have documentary proof of his experience.
- The candidate must also have a minimum of three recommendations from experts of theater.
Selection procedure: The NSD admission is carried out in two distinct stages. The first stage includes the screening of the aspirants based on a practical test or audition that is held at Delhi or other centers. The second stage includes a shortlisting of the candidates who have to undergo a 4-5 day workshop. Based on the merit secured in the workshop, a final list is prepared and the candidates are called for an interview. The admit cards have to be downloaded from the official website 1-2 weeks before the exam.
The course also includes direction, designing, acting, and other specializations.
The NSD admission form can be downloaded from the official website at http://onlineadmission.nsd.gov.in .The admissions for NSD 2019 have already closed but the application form for admission to NSD 2020 will be released on March 2020.