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National School of Drama, NSD, Sikkim

National School of Drama, NSD, Sikkim
Theatre Training Centre Development Area Gangtok, Sikkim 737101
Phone-No: 03592 – 201010
Email:, website:

About College:

Sikkim Theatre Training Centre is the first outside Delhi centre of the National School of Drama. Situated in a lush green picturesque valley of Gangtok, the Centre imparts year-long extensive training in theatre. The first phase of the course is devoted to training & grooming of the participants in which Yoga, Movement, Martial Arts, Voice & Speech, Music, Western drama, Classical and Modern Indian Drama and various methods of Acting are covered. The Second Phase focuses on Technical training, Scenic Design, Lighting, Make-up and other aspects of theatre. Whereas in the third phase, the participants experience a series of professional tours in and around Sikkim and other places of India which provide them ample opportunities to open up and know different cultures, peoples & territories. In 2012, the Centre has started its Repertory Company in which students from the last year’s training programme were selected as artists.

Course Name:

Residential Certificate Course in Dramatic Arts

Duration: 1 Year


Essential Qualifications:

1. Graduation from any recognized University.

2. Working knowledge of Hindi & English.

Age Limit: As on 1 July 2020 Minimum 18 years Maximum 30 years.

Selection: An Expert Committee constituted by the Centre will assess the aptitude and talent of the candidates & its decision will be final.

Medium of Instruction: Hindi & English.

Centre for TEST/ AUDITION: Interview/ Audition will be conducted at Sikkim and Guwahati. No TA/DA will be provided for the interview.

Financial Assistance: All selected students will be given scholarship of Rs.4, 500/-pm to meet their academic and other expenses.

Physical Fitness: The Students selected for admission will have to undergo a medical test for physical fitness at NSD, Sikkim, Gangtok. Their final selection is subject to clearance of the fitness test.

How to Apply:

Applicants need to send 10+2 mark sheet & pass certificate, graduation marks sheets & Degree, address proof, caste certificate, four recent passport size photographs non-refundable & experience certificate of theatre (if any, otherwise it is not mandatory) should be attached to the application form. Applicant will have to appear for interview on their own cost. The applicant needs to send Rs 150/- Demand Draft in favour of National School of Drama, Sikkim Centre, payable at Gangtok. Application forms can also be downloaded from the website. The duly filled up application form must be sent along with the Demand Draft of Rs 150/- to National School of Drama, Sikkim Centre. Application forms without DD/Pay order will not be entertained.

Application forms dully filled in and complete in all respects must send to the Centre Director, National School of Drama, Sikkim Centre, Development Area, Gangtok, Sikkim, Pin code: 737101, Ph: 03592-201010, Email:, on or before 30/04/2020. No application form will be entertained after the last date.

Closing Date:
Last Date: 30th April, 2020


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