NSD Admission 2022: Application Form (Started), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

NSD Admission 2022 Application Form has been released on 11th September 2022. National School of Drama (NSD) organizes a national level entrance exam every year for applicants seeking admission in offered programs of NSD. Through NSD exam, qualified applicants will get admission in Three-year full-time Diploma Courses in Dramatic Arts at the various NSD campuses across the country.

In this blog, we have provided the complete detail information applicants needs to understand regarding the NSD 2022 Admission.

NSD Admission 2022 Notifications –  Application Form Released

NSD Admission 2022 Application Form has been Released on 11th September 2022 for Sikkim & Tripura. Click Here to Apply Online as well as offline mode.

NSD Admission 2022 Dates:

Below in this table we have provided the NSD admission 2022 exam dates which are tentative in nature:

Important Event Dates (Announced)
Availability of the application forms 11th September 2022
Due date of submission of the receipt of requesting for the application form via post 15th October 2022
The due date for submission of the duly filled application form 15th October 2022
Date of preliminary test To be Announced
Date of announcement of the results To be Announced
Date of a workshop conducted by the authorities To be Announced
Date of commencement of the classes To be Announced

NSD Application Form 2022:

Applicants can go through the NSD 2022 application form details within the below section:

  • Applicants can fill the application form through both online as well as offline.
  • The application from has been released 13th September 2022.
  • The application form will be released for eligible applicants only and if any applicants found not-eligible at any point of time then she/he will get disqualify from the further admission procedure.
  • The details filled by applicants must be authentic and as per the instruction given by the authority any alteration in details will lead the application form towards rejection.
  • Applicants must submit the application form before the said dates as no applicants will be allowed to submit the application form after that date.
  • Applicants are suggested to keep the copy of filled application form and fee receipt for future references.

Application Fee:

The application form fee can be submitted through both online as well as offline mode. Applicants can submit the application form fee through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking and Demand Draft payment gateways.

The application form fee for every candidate will be as follows:

Modes Application Fee
Online Rs. 50/-
Offline Rs. 225/-

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NSD Eligibility Criteria 2022:

Below we have provided the complete eligibility criteria applicants need to satisfy to be eligible for NSD 2022 Examination:

  • Age limit: Applicants age must be within 18 to 30 years. (5 years relaxation will be provided on upper age limit for SC/ST applicants).
  • Qualification: Applicants must have a graduation in any subjects from any recognized board.
  • Experience: Applying applicants must have participated in at least 6 different theatre productions with attached document proof of the theatre experience.
  • Working Knowledge: Applicants must have working Knowledge of Hindi/English.
  • Recommendation letter: Applicants must have recommendation letter from at-least one Theatre Expert.

NSD Exam Pattern 2022:

Below we have provided the question paper pattern for the NSD 2022 Examination:

  • Mode of Exam: Exam will be conducted through offline (pen and paper based) mode or audition.
  • Language: Examination will be conducted in Hindi and English language.

NSD 2022 Syllabus:

NSD syllabus will be based on the acting and situation related topics. applicants will be able to check the complete syllabus from the website of exam conducting authority.

Syllabus will be provided to applicants through online mode. Students must prepare for the exam from the officially prescribed syllabus only.

Preparation Tips

Below we have provided some beneficial preparation tips for NSD 2022:

  • Make the proper time schedule and follow it strictly.
  • Practices the previous year’s and sample papers.
  • Go through the complete syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Make the notes and revise them constantly.
  • Stay away from unnecessary distraction and keep your focus on the study.

NSD Admit Card 2022:

The admit card will be released by the official authority after few days from the completion of registration process. Authority will release the admit card for successfully registered applicants only. Applicants will be able to download their admit card from the last week of April 2022.

NSD Admit card 2022 will be the important document to be carried out on the day of examination. No applicants will be allowed to participate in the examination without their valid admit card.

NSD Answer Key 2022:

Official Authority will release the answer key for every exam participated candidate after few days from the conduction of examination. Applicants will be able to check the answer key by visiting the website of authority.

The NSD 2022 Answer key will be consist of correct answers of every asked question in the examination. Through the answer key, applicants will be able to predict their rank even before the declaration of result.

NSD Result 2022:

The result of NSD will be declared after few weeks from the completion of examination. Official Authority will released the NSD 2022 result for every exam participated applicants individually through online mode.

Applicants will be able to check the result from the 1st week of July 2022. The result will not be sent to any applicants individually through by post or any other offline mode. applicants will have to login into the website of authority for checking their result.

NSD Admission 2022:

The selection procedure for NSD will be followed by the two phase process including the preliminary examination and final examination workshop. applicants will have to qualify the preliminary examination first and then qualified applicants will be called for the final examination workshop.

Shortlisted applicants from the final examination workshop will be called for the further admission procedure. Shortlisted applicants for admission will have to complete all the remaining formalities within given time period for confirming their admission.

Applicants will also have to bring all the required documents like Theatre certificate, Recommendation Latter, Marksheet etc. at the time of admission.

NSD Entrance Exam Centers:

NSD 2022 test are held within the centers situated throughout the country. The NSD test centers are placed within the below cities:

  • Kolkata,
  • Guwahati,
  • Mumbai,
  • Bhopal,
  • Lucknow,
  • Delhi,
  • Chandigarh,
  • Bengaluru,
  • Patna,
  • Bhubaneswar,
  • Chennai,
  • Jaipur

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions): Regarding NSD 2022

Answer: The NSD application from will be released by the 2nd week of March 2022.

Question: Is there any facility to edit the details in the application form?

Answer: No, official authority has not provided such facility, So be carful while filling the form.
Answer: Yes, Application form can be filled & submitted through both online as well as offline mode.
Answer: Yes, Applying candidates must have worked with at least 6 different theatre productions.
Answer: Question paper will be held in both English and Hindi medium.

Answer: The exam will be held through offline mode.

Question: What is the qualification for National School of Drama?


Answer: The candidate must have a work experience of at least 6 theatre productions. Documentary proof of at least 3 theatre experts has to be provided by the candidate. Students must have a recommendation letter from atleast one Theatre Expert.


Answer: For the 1st phase the candidate have to go through an audition for practical test in any of the centers i.e New Delhi,Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru. The candidates who qualify the 1st phase are then called for the 2nd phase which is a workshop that they have to attend for 4 to 5 days.

NSD Contact Number/ Helpline Number:

Contact info

Address: Bahawalpur House 1, Bhagwandas Road New Delhi – 110 001

Phone: 011-23389402 / 23387916

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