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Nalanda Open University B.Ed Admission 2019

Updated On - November 3rd 2018

Nalanda Open University, Patna, also known as NOU, is an open university which was established in 1987. The university provides numerous undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD, diploma and certificate courses through distance and open education.

Nalanda Open University provides B.Ed program in various disciplines and admission to the program is on the basis of eligibility followed by the entrance examination. Total number of seats offered are 500 and duration of the course is 2 years. 

  • Application forms can be obtained in offline mode from campus.
  • Application fee is INR 350 if form is obtained from sales counter and INR 400 in case of registered post.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic qualification and work experience.
  • Shortlisting will be followed by B.Ed entrance examination conducted by the university.
  • Mode of Application



    30th May, 2019 - 08th Aug, 2019

Important Dates

Registration 30th May - 19th Jun , 2019
Date of Entrance Examination 15th Jul, 2019
Announcement of Results 23rd Jul, 2019
Counselling Session 27th Jul - 08th Aug , 2019

Nalanda Open University B.Ed Admission Eligibility Criteria

Minimum eligibility criteria for admission to Nalanda Open University B.Ed course is:

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any subject with at least 50 percent marks at graduate level from a recognized university.
  • Aspirant must have a two years of teaching experience.

Nalanda Open University B.Ed Admission Application Procedure

The application form can only be acquired through offline mode. The form and the university’s prospectus can either be obtained through Demand Draft of INR 350 from the sales counter of Nalanda Open University or by sending the demand draft of INR 400 by registered post, drawn in favor of Nalanda Open University, Payable at Patna.

  • Fill all the details in the application form which includes personal details, educational qualifications and work experience.
  • Paste the photograph and signatures need to be done on the provided space.
  • Attach the following documents with the application form:
  1. Attested certificate of matriculation for proof of age.
  2. Attested Photocopy of the mark sheet of the qualifying examination,
  3. Attested Caste certificate, issued by DM/DC/SDO or any other person authorized to issue such certificate for SC/ST/BC/OBC candidates
  • All the documents and application form must reach the following address either personally or by registered post

The Registrar,
Nalanda Open University, 3rd Floor,
Biscoumann Bhawan,
Patna 800 001, Bihar

Nalanda Open University Admission Process

Admission is based on the basis of a preliminary scrutiny but the aspirants will be large in number, so the university will conduct a written test as a selection process in the B.Ed course.

  • In this selection process all the applicants will have to appear in the Entrance Test
  • Out of all the applicants appeared in Entrance Test, 500 candidates will be selected for admission to B.Ed. course.
  • Examinees will be selected on the basis of their merit.
  • University will admit aspirants following reservation rules of the state government

Nalanda Open University B.Ed Admission Instructions

Candidates must follow the instructions mentioned below to avoid any discrepancy before/during the admission process:

  • Original documents i.e. mark sheet of qualifying examination and certificate of matriculation exam will be returned to the candidates immediately after verification and the attested photocopy of the document will be kept by the university for record.
  • Three self-addressed envelopes of size 10 x 4.5 inch each i.e. one ticket-size photograph will be affixed on the admission form at the space provided, another photograph will be pasted on the identity card and the third will be required for identity card register. All the three photographs must be attested by a competent authority. Also, the candidates are required to write their name on the reverse of the photographs.
  • The candidate selected for admission must pay the required charges at the time of admission. The payment must be made through demand draft in favor of Nalanda Open University, payable at Patna.
  • 25% fee concession will be given to women seeking admission in any course.
  • On the reverse side of the Demand Draft, the candidate must write his/her name, admission form number and the name of the course he has applied for.
  • Candidates are advised to retain photocopy of the demand draft for their own record.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




Sir,mai BCA ki hui hoon...mera subsidiary paper maths and phy tha....kya bed course k liye applicable hoon....sir plz rply

10 Dec, 2018 22:53
Akansha Expert

Hi Shweta, Minimum eligibility criteria for admission to Nalanda Open University B.Ed course is:

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any subject with at least 50 percent marks at the graduate level from a recognized university.
  • The aspirant must have two years of teaching experience.

11 Dec, 2018 13:15

Sir BCA vale students apply kr skte hain naa...??

14 Dec, 2018 16:51
Akansha Expert

Hello Shweta, Yes you can apply.

14 Dec, 2018 17:44

hello sir kya ap bata sakte hai ki abhi MA Sanskrit se admission ho sakta hai ya fir B.Ed me pls Help me

20 Sep, 2018 14:28
Akansha Expert

Hi Rahul, You may contact to 0612-2201013,2206916 To get information regarding the B Ed Course Sub Stream.

20 Sep, 2018 17:20
Bhaswati Das

Whether the B. ED COURSE IS not approved by NCTE and UGC Recognized, then is it accepted...

08 Sep, 2018 00:15
Garima Bansal

Hi Bhaswati, no , the B.ed course is UGC Recognized in this university.

11 Sep, 2018 10:36

I Want to take admission in b.ed from nalanda can i take admission and when ?

21 Aug, 2018 15:10
Akansha Expert

Hi Mrignal, Yes you can apply till 16 Aug 2018. and for getting the Admission details please visit the official website of the university.

21 Aug, 2018 16:32
Monika Kumari

sir plz bataye ki M.A me admission ke liye B.A me kitna % marks chahiye hota

07 Aug, 2018 13:03
Akansha Expert

Hi Monika, It is Based upon the University Merit list which is prepared by the College itself.

07 Aug, 2018 14:49
Chandan Kumar

Sir plz muje btaye k Kya maii correspondence se b.ed. k lie 16 Aug 2018 Tak apply KR skta hu ya nhi

04 Aug, 2018 22:48
Garima Bansal

Hi Chandan, Yes you can apply till 16 Aug 2018 .

06 Aug, 2018 15:02
Arvind Kumar

How can get education loan for B.ed and got 42 marks in CET

25 Jul, 2018 23:50
Garima Bansal

Hi Arvind, You may contact to 0612-2201013 , 2206916 To get information regarding the education loan for B.ed .

26 Jul, 2018 12:15
Vipul sharma

Tell me Total fee of b.ed course

25 Jul, 2018 19:57
Akansha Expert

Hi Vipul, Please check this link for getting the information about the B.Ed Fee Structure for this University.

26 Jul, 2018 12:22
Rajnish Bharti

I want to take admission in b.ed in Nalanda open University. My exam test marks is 33. It is possible take admission ? Please reply soon

25 Jul, 2018 12:50
Garima Bansal

Hi Rajnish, Its depends upon the merit list of the university whether you will get admission or not according to your rank .

25 Jul, 2018 15:15
Heena afrin

I want to take addmission in b.ed by unfortunatly miss the date of form filling and also the exam date is it possible to take addmission now? plz reply soon

25 Jul, 2018 02:10
Garima Bansal

Hi Heena, No its is not possible now to get admission for the b.ed , For more information you may contact to 0612-2201013 , 2206916.

25 Jul, 2018 12:29

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