Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Diploma in Dramatic Arts DDA in National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi
1. Graduate in any subject from a recognised University in India or abroad.
2. Participation in at least 6 productions.
3. Working knowledge of Hindi & English.
Medium of instruction: Hindi / English
Age Limit as on 1.7.2013 Minimum 20 years Maximum 30 years. The upper age limit is relaxed able by 5 years for SC / ST candidates only.
Reservation for SC/ST/ Physically Disabled Persons: Out of 26 seats, 4 seats are reserved for candidates belonging to scheduled castes; 1 seat is reserved for scheduled tribes; 5 seats are reserved OBC (except Creamy Layer as notified by Government) and physically disabled persons, as per Govt, of India rules.
Selection: The 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.
Centers for Preliminary Test: A preliminary test will be conducted at five Centres i.e. Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai & Guwahati. The candidates qualifying in this test will have to attend a workshop of 4 / 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 and will also be provided accommodation on modest sharing basis.
Financial Assistance: All selected students will be given monthly scholarship of Rs.6000/- to meet their academic and other expenses.
Physical Fitness: The students selected for admission will undergo a medical test for physical fitness. The preliminary selection is subject to the clearance of fitness test.