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

Updated On - March 28th 2019

Nalanda Open University, Patna, is the most renowned open university in Bihar established in 1987. The university provides numerous undergraduate, postgraduate, research, diploma and certificate courses to those candidates who are unable to take up formal education and are still desirous to upgrade their educational qualifications, through distance education.

Nalanda Open University offers PG courses in more than 20 disciplines and admission is on the basis of candidate’s educational qualifications. Duration of all the PG courses is 2 years except Master of Library Science (1 year). 

Read More: NOU Admission 2019

  • Application forms can be submitted in offline mode only.
  • Application form can be obtained by paying form fee of INR 350.
  • Selection will depend on the marks secured by the candidate in Bachelor’s degree.
  • If in case number of applicants will be large in number, university can conduct an entrance examination for that course. 

Nalanda Open University PG Disciplines

The university provides master of arts, science, commerce and various other master courses in following disciplines. 

  1. Master of Arts in Various disciplines are mentioned below:
BhojpuriEconomicsEducation
EnglishEnvironmental ScienceGeography
HindiHistoryHome Science (to be introduced)
MagahiMaithiliPolitical Science
PsychologyPublic AdministrationRural Development
SanskritSociologyUrdu
  1. Master of Science in Various disciplines are mentioned below:
BotanyPhysicsChemistry
Environmental ScienceZoologyGeography
Home Science (to be introduced)Mathematics---
  1. Master of Commerce
  2. Master of Journalism and Mass Communication
  3. Master of Computer Application
  4. Master of Library and Information Science
  • Mode of Application

    Offline

  • START DATE - END DATE

    05th Oct, 2019 - 20th Oct, 2019


Important Dates

MA , MCA , M.Com & M.Sc
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration 05th - 20th Oct, 2019

Nalanda Open University PG Eligibility Criteria

Minimum eligibility criteria for admission in PG courses are mentioned below:

  • For MA courses: Candidate must have a bachelor or equivalent degree in any subject from a recognized university.
  • For MSc Courses: Bachelor or equivalent degree in any concerned Science Subject from a recognized university.
  • For M.Com: Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from a reputed university.
  • For Master of Library and Information: Bachelor degree in Library Science Information Science from a recognized university.
  • For Master of Journalism: Bachelor or equivalent degree in any subject or P.G. Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication.
  • For Master of Computer Application: BCA or B.Sc. in Computer science or Bachelor degree with Mathematics as a subject + Certificate in Computing 3 Years.


Nalanda Open University PG Admission Application Procedure

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

  • Fill all the details in the application form which includes personal details, educational qualifications and work experience.
  • Paste the photograph on the top of the application form and fill the course you have applied for.
  • 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 by registered post or personally to

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


Nalanda Open University PG Admission Selection Process

Admission is on the basis of applicant’s performance in their qualifying examinations but if the candidates will be in large number, the university can conduct a written test as a selection process in 1 or 2 PG courses.

  • Selection will be on the basis of qualifying exam and marks secured by them in it.
  • If candidates will be more than the required ones then all the applicants will have to appear for the Entrance Test.
  • University will admit aspirants following reservation rules of the state government

Nalanda Open University Things to be kept in mind during admission process

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

  • Original documents will be returned immediately after verification to the candidates and the attested photocopy of the document will be kept 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.
  • Selected candidates must pay the charges (required) at the time of admission.
  • The payment should be done through demand draft in favor of Nalanda Open University, payable at Patna.
  • 25% concession in admission/ course fee will be given to women seeking admission in any course.
  • On the reverse side of the Demand Draft, participants must write their name, admission form number and the name of the course he has applied for.
  • Aspirants are advised to retain photocopy of the demand draft for their personal 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

Comments

Comments


68 Comments
Akshay Kumar

BA. SEM -1 admission kab se hoga

29 Mar, 2019 17:52
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Akshay, for admission dates, visit the official site or contact the university at 0612-2201013 , 2206916.

29 Mar, 2019 18:25
Piyali sahoo

Ma'am I want to do MSC.in clinical research so what is date of applying form?

29 Mar, 2019 13:24
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Piyali, this course is not offered by the university. However, you may check other Colleges Offering M.Sc in Clinical Research from here.

29 Mar, 2019 16:58
pragati sinha

Ma'am I want to take admission in Msc maths..When admission is going to start.

20 Feb, 2019 11:23
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pragati, admission will start from Oct 5, 2019 for PG courses.

20 Feb, 2019 11:35
Pragati Sinha

Ma'am ..NOU ka 1 session h ya 2..??

20 Feb, 2019 11:38
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Kindly visit the official website of the university for relevant information.

20 Feb, 2019 11:57
Neha kumari rai

sir ... I want to take admission in M.A. geography. when M.A. admissions start.

12 Feb, 2019 18:24
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Neha, admission for MA will start from October 5, 2019.

12 Feb, 2019 18:38
Aashna Kumari

Sir jiska admission October me huaa h unka exam part 1 ka kab hoga

08 Feb, 2019 16:12
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Aashna, kindly visit the official website of the university for exam related details.

08 Feb, 2019 16:18
Rafat jahan

Sir...I want to take admission in M.A geography.Can I write the examination in English language.

07 Feb, 2019 17:46
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rafat, yes, you can write the exam in English.

07 Feb, 2019 17:56
Prem Raj

P.G final examination date

05 Jan, 2019 11:01
Akansha Expert

Hi Prem, As you can check the official website i.e. http://www.nalandaopenuniversity.com/ for getting Examination date for PG Course.

05 Jan, 2019 13:02
VISHAL SHEKHAR

Hi sir I want to admission MA course in 2018-2020 Please let me admission process.

04 Nov, 2018 15:37
Komal Chawla

Hi Vishal, the basic eligibility required for admission in MA is Candidate must have a bachelor or equivalent degree in any subject from a recognized university and the admission process is:

  • Selection will be on the basis of qualifying exam and marks secured by them in it.
  • If candidates will be more than the required ones then all the applicants will have to appear for the Entrance Test.
  • University will admit aspirants following reservation rules of the state government

07 Dec, 2018 12:06
NAVEEN MAHATO

sir i want to admission in pg 2018-2019

01 Nov, 2018 12:55
Akansha Expert

Hi Naveen, As you can check the official website i.e. http://www.nalandaopenuniversity.com/ for get Admission for Next session.

01 Nov, 2018 16:08
Medhavi Krishna

Sir ,  I could not admission in Pg course for m.sc.

24 Oct, 2018 19:01
Akansha Expert

Hello Medhavi, You may visit the university to get the detail of Admission in PG Course.

25 Oct, 2018 10:37

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