National School of Drama, NSD, New Delhi
An autonomous institution, fully financed by the Government of India, Ministry of Culture
Bahawalpur House, 1 Bhagwandas Road
New Delhi, Delhi
Phone-No: 011 – 23382821
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.nsd.gov.in
The National School of Drama is one of the foremost theatre training institutions in the world and the only one of its kind in India. It was set up by the Sangeet Natak Akademi as one of its constituent units in 1959. In 1975, it became an independent entity and was registered as an autonomous organization under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, fully financed by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Training in the School is highly intensive and is based on a thorough, comprehensive, carefully planned syllabus which covers every aspect of theatre and in which theory is related to practice. As a part of their training, students are required to produce plays which are then performed before the public. The syllabus takes into account the methods of great theatre personalities who have shaped contemporary theatre in all its variety. The systematic study and practical performing experience of Sanskrit drama, modern Indian drama, traditional Indian theatre forms, Asian drama and western dramatic protocols give the students a solid grounding and a wide perspective in the art of theatre.
Diploma in Dramatic Arts (DDA)
Duration: 3 Years
1) Graduation in any subject from a recognized University in India or Abroad.
2) Participation in at least 6 theatre productions.
3) Working knowledge of Hindi / English.
Medium of instruction: Hindi / English
1) 3 recommendations from theatre Experts,
2) Documentary proof of the theatre experience
AGE LIMIT as on 1.7.2019 Minimum 18 years Maximum 30 years. The upper age limit is relaxable for reserved category candidates as per GOI rules(5 years for SC / ST)
RESERVATION FOR SC/ST/OBC (Non Creamy Layer)/ PwD:
Out of 26 seats, 4 seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes; 2 seats are reserved for scheduled tribes; 7 seats are reserved for OBC (Non Creamy Layer as notified by the Government) and reservation for PwD, as per Govt. of India rules.
The selection is a two phase process. The candidate should appear for a preliminary examination and if selected then has to appear for a final workshop.
CENTRES FOR PRELIMINARY TEST/AUDITION AND FINAL WORKSHOP:
A preliminary test/audition will be conducted at twelve centers i.e.
Delhi: 6th to 11th May, 2019
Jaipur: 13th & 14th May, 2019
Lucknow: 16th & 17th May, 2019
Bhopal: 20th to 22nd May, 2019
Chandigarh: 24th & 25th May, 2019
Mumbai: 28th to 31st May, 2019
Chennai: 3rd June, 2019
Bengaluru: 6th June, 2019
Patna: 8th & 9th June, 2019
Guwahati: 11th June, 2019
Bhuwaneshwar: 13th June, 2019
Kolkata: 15th & 16th June, 2019
Study Material and guide lines for preliminary test/ audition will be available on website.
The candidates qualifying in this test will have to attend a workshop of 5 days in the School premises, New Delhi from 1st to 5th July, 2019, for their final selection for which they will be paid D.A. and 3 tier Sleeper class train / bus fare from the place of their residence to Delhi & back by the shortest route, on submission of ticket / cash receipt and will also be provided accommodation on modest sharing basis.
An Expert Committee constituted by the School will assess the aptitude and talent of the candidates & its decision will be final. Any CANVASSING in this regard will be treated as a disqualification. The school reserves the right to shortlist the number of candidates for audition/preliminary test on the basis of experience of the candidates in theatre arts.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: All selected students will be given a monthly scholarship of Rs. 8000/- p.m. to meet their academic and related expenses.
PHYSICAL FITNESS: The students selected for admission will be required to undergo a medical test for physical fitness at NSD Delhi. Their final selection is subject to clearance of the fitness test.
How to Apply:
Applicant can choose any one option listed below:
Option 1): Application form can only be filled and submitted online on the link available on NSD website. from 15/03/2019. The necessary documents may also be submitted online, Fee Rs 50/- is to be paid for filling form online. Last date to fill up online form is 15/04/2019.
Option 2): To receive the application form and prospectus (in English & Hindi) by post, please write to The Dean, Academic, National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi – 110001 along with a crossed Demand Draft/Pay Order, payable at Delhi, of Rs. 225/- (Rupees two hundred twenty five only) including postal charges in favour of The Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi. Request for receiving the application form by post must reach the school by 28/03/2019.
Offline application forms duly filled in & complete in all respects must reach To Dean Academic, National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi – 110001 on or before 15/04/2019. No application form will be entertained after the last date in any circumstances.
All the foreign nationals have to apply through Indian Council for Cultural Relation as per the norms.
Last date to fill up online form is: 15th April, 2019
To know more Information about this courses please visit: www.onlineadmission.nsd.gov.in