National School of Drama Admission to Three Year Diploma Course in Dramatic Arts

Name of Institute / University

National School of Drama

Courses Offered

Applications are invited for admission to its Three Year Diploma Course (full time - residential) in Dramatic Arts. The course starts from July 2010 and aims at training students to become professionals in the area of acting, design and other theatre related disciplines.


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.

AGE LIMIT as on 1.7.2010 Minimum 20 years, Maximum 30 years. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC / ST candidates only.

How To Apply

Applicants who have been applying for the last 3 years but did not qualify in the preliminary interview need not apply. However, applicants who for qualified in the preliminary interview but could not clear the final interview for the last 2 years may apply.

For receiving the application form and prospectus (in English & Hindi) by post, please write to The Assistant Registrar (Academics), National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi - 110001 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. All requests for receiving the form by post should reach the school by 12.04.2010.

The application form & prospectus will also be available from the Book Shop of the National School of Drama from 27.03.2010 to 26.04.2010 on cash payment of Rs. 150/-, between 10.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M. & 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M. on working days.

The application form can also be downlaoded from the school website . The downloaded application form should be sent alongwith a Demand Draft of Rs. 150/- in favour of The Director National School of Drama, New Delhi in an envelope titled APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION 2010-13. Forms sent in envelopes without this will not be entertained.
Application forms duly filled-in must reach The Assistant Registrar
(Academics), National School of Drama, Bahawaipur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi - 110001 on or before 26.04.2010.
No application will be entertained after this date.

Contact Details

Address: The Assistant Registrar, (Academics), National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi – 110001
Phone: +9111 - 23382821

Test Centers

Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Mumbai & Guwahati



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.


Centres for preliminary test:

A preliminary test will be conducted at five centres i.e. Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Mumbai & Guwahati. The candidates qualifying in this test will have to attend a workshop of 4 or 5 days in the School premises for their final selection for which they will be paid D.A. and II class train / bus fare from the place of their residence to Delhi & back by the shortest " route, on `submission of ticket / cash receipt. The candidates will also be provided accommodation on modest sharing basis during the workshop.

Financial assistance :

All selected students will be given a monthly scholarship of Rs.3000/- to meet their academic and other expenses.

Physical fitness:

The students selected for admission will be required to undergo a medical test for physical fitness; The preliminary selection is subject to clearance of the fitness test.

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