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Nalanda Open University (NOU) B.Ed Admission 2019: Courses, Admit Card, Dates, Result, Fees

Updated On - March 28th 2019

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 (NOU) 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.

Read More: NOU Admission 2019

NOU Results 2019

Nalanda Open University (NOU) conducts semester exams twice in a year. End-semester examinations are conducted in the months of May/ June and December/ January for even and odd semesters, respectively. NOU B.Ed. Results 2018 has been published on its official website and can be checked through the following procedure:

  1. Go to the official website of NOU.
  2. Click on ‘Exam Results’ tab on the home page and a new web page will open.
  3. Click on relevant link among the links available on the new page.
  4. View your results and take a print out of it.            

For more details check: NOU Result 2019; B.Ed. Admit Card

  • Mode of Application



    21st Jan, 2019 - 28th Jun, 2019

Important Dates

Registration 21st Jan - 20th Feb , 2019
Date of Entrance Examination 10th Mar, 2019
Announcement of Results 30th Mar, 2019
Counselling Session 26th - 28th Jun, 2019

Nalanda Open University (NOU) 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 (NOU) 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, Bihar – 800001

Nalanda Open University (NOU) 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 (NOU) 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



Harmanjeet kaur

Hello Sir, I want to do master in science ( chemistry) me to get details and admission.

09 Apr, 2019 16:20
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Harmanjeet, kindly check the Admission Procedure for M.Sc Chemistry from here.

09 Apr, 2019 16:47
Roshan Pandey

Hllw sir / mam . My Bcom result has not been announced yet. But the last day of apllication is 20th of feb. Please let me know if there is any other way out. Guide me what should I do ?

15 Feb, 2019 14:48
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Roshan, kindly visit the official website of the university for the most suitable guidance.

15 Feb, 2019 15:50
Pooja Raj

Hlo sir by mistake I had applied for regular mode bt didn't make the payment yet so now I can apply for distance mode or not?

13 Feb, 2019 15:53
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pooja, yes, you may apply for distance mode if the last date of submitting application is not gone.

13 Feb, 2019 16:22
anil yadav

sir b.ed karna chahta hun distance se 5 yrs private school me padhane k bad bihar police ki naukri karta hun ,please informe me

12 Feb, 2019 14:13
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Anil, you are eligible for applying in the university. For further details, kindly go through the article above.

12 Feb, 2019 16:37
Saina Verma

I have no teaching experience .am I eligible for b.ed admission?

05 Feb, 2019 16:42
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Saina, kindly go through the article above to know the eligibility criteria.

05 Feb, 2019 17:58
tanya rastogi

Hello my bcom percentage is 48.89 so can i apply for b.ed.

01 Feb, 2019 11:25
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Tanya, for admission to B.Ed, the student must be graduated with at least 50%.

01 Feb, 2019 12:20

Sir please provide application date for nou b.ed in distance mode.

27 Jan, 2019 19:54
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Bipul, The registration process will start from 21st Jan till 20th Feb 2019.

28 Jan, 2019 14:51
Saloni Raj

Hello mam maine Kiya hua hai with 70% m b.ed karna chahti hu Kya main eligible Hoon bt I have no experience in teaching.

04 Jan, 2019 15:53
Akansha Expert

Hi Saloni, You may please contact to the university to know about the admission without Experience.

04 Jan, 2019 17:51

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
Saloni Raj

Mam I have no experience,am I eligible for admission

04 Jan, 2019 15:50
Akansha Expert

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

  • The aspirant must have two years of teaching experience.

04 Jan, 2019 17:46

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

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