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Nalanda Open University - [NOU], Patna - Admission Details 2019

Nalanda Open University - [NOU], Patna - Admission Details 2019

Patna, Bihar UGC Estd 1987 Open University
Updated On - March 5th 2019 by VAISHNAVI TYAGI

Nalanda Open University (NOU), Patna Admission 2019: Dates, Online Admission, Result, Application Process

Nalanda Open University is an Open University located in Patna, Bihar. It was established in the year 1987 and is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC).

Nalanda Open University offers various under-graduate, post-graduate, diploma and research level courses namely: B.Ed., B.Lis., B.A. (Hons.), B.Sc., B.Com., BBA, BCA, M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., MJMC, MCA, M.Lis., PG Diploma, and Ph.D. program.

Nalanda Open University released B.Ed CET 2019 Admit Card:Download Here

  • Applicants to UG courses must pass 10+2 examination from recognized university.
  • For B.Ed. course, candidates must have passed Bachelor’s degree and must have 2 years of teaching experience with minimum 45% marks.
  • Candidates applying in B.Lis, M.A., M.Sc., M.Com, MCA, M.Lis, PG Diploma course must have passed Bachelor’s program in the relevant field.
  • Students applying for Ph.D. must hold a Master’s Degree or M.Phil. Degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate.
  • Admission to UG, PG and PG Diploma courses are done on the basis of merit.
  • Candidates applying for Ph.D. must appear for entrance test conducted by the University.

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Nalanda Open University Result 2019: Steps to Download

  • Visit the official website of the university.
  • Check “UG & PG Courses Regular & Private Result” link.
  • Once directed to the result portal, select the desired course.
  • Among Name Wise and Roll Number Wise, select the result type.
  • Fill in the details accordingly and submit.
  • Result of the concerned candidate will get displayed on the screen.

Courses Offered at Nalanda Open University (NOU):

Course NameDates Total Fees (per year)Detailed Fees

Start Date: October 05, 2019

Last Date: November 17, 2018

INR 15000Check Here
BBAINR 6000Check Here
MCAINR 10000Check Here
M.ScINR 70200Check Here
B.Lib.I.ScINR 5500Check Here
M.Lib.I.ScINR 8000Check Here

Nalanda Open University (NOU) Admission Highlights:

Name of the UniversityNalanda Open University [NOU], Patna
University TypeOpen University
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance Based/ Merit-based
Application ModeOffline
Name of EntranceEntrance Test (for Ph.D.)
Entrance ModeOffline
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Nalanda Open University UG Admission 2019: B.Ed., B.Lis, BA, B.Com, BBA, BCA

NOU offers one-year B.Lis, two-year B.Ed., three-year B.A. (Hons.), B.Sc., B.Com, BBA, and BCA programs. The minimum eligibility to apply for B.A. (Hons.), B.Sc., B.Com, BBA and BCA courses is having passed 10+2 examination in relevant stream. For B.Ed. program, minimum eligibility is Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with 2 years of work experience and aggregate of 45% marks. Whereas, the minimum eligibility for B.Lis. program is Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from recognized university.

Selection of the candidates to B.Lis, B.Ed., B.A. (Hons.), B.Sc., B.Com, BBA and BCA courses are done on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination.

CoursesSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
B.Ed.EducationBachelor’s Degree with at least 45% marks in aggregate and 2 years of teaching experience.Merit-Based
B.Lis.Library and Information ScienceBachelor’s Degree or equivalent
B.A. (Hons.)Economics10+2 in any stream
Journalism & Mass Communication
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work
Home Science
B.Sc.Botany10+2 in Science stream
Home Science
B.Com.Commerce10+2 in any stream
BBABusiness Administration
BCAComputer Applications10+2 with Mathematics as a subject OR I.A with Certificate in Computing.

Note: Female candidates get 25% concession in admission fees.

Nalanda Open University PG Admission 2019: MA, M.Com, MJMC, MCA, M.Sc., M.Lis

The university offers one-year M.Lis, two-year M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., MJMC and three-year and MCA programs at PG level. The minimum eligibility to apply for M.A., M.Sc., M.Com. and MJMC courses is having passed Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in relevant field. While to apply for the two-year MCA program, the minimum eligibility is BCA/ B.Sc. (in Computer Science) or Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics as a subject. Whereas, the minimum eligibility for M.Lis. is having candidate must pass in B.Lis degree. Selection of the candidates to all the PG courses is done on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination.

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CourseSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
MABhojpuriBachelor’s Degree or equivalent in any subject.Merit-Based
Environmental Studies
Disaster Management
Political Science
Public Administration
Rural Development
M.Sc.BotanyBachelor’s Degree or equivalent in relevant field.
Environmental Studies
Disaster Management
M.Com.CommerceBachelor’s Degree in Commerce stream.
MJMCJournalism and Mass CommunicationBachelor’s Degree or equivalent in any subject OR Post Graduate Diploma in JMC.
MCAComputer ApplicationsBCA/ B.Sc. (in Computer Science) OR Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics as a subject.
M.Lis.Library and Information ScienceB.Lis. degree

Nalanda Open University PG Diploma Admission 2019

The university offers PG Diploma in six specializations. For admission to PG Diploma program, the minimum eligibility criteria is Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from recognized university. Admission to PG Diploma program is based on the merit in the qualifying examination.

CoursesSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
PG DiplomaMarketing ManagementBachelor’s Degree or equivalent.Merit-Based
Financial Management
Journalism and Mass Communication
Yogic Studies
Information & Public Relations
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Nalanda Open University Ph.D Admission 2019

The university offers Ph.D. program in various disciplines. Minimum eligibility for Ph.D. program is candidate must pass in Master’s Degree or M.Phil with at least 55% marks from recognized university. Selection to Ph.D. is done on the basis of Entrance Test.

CoursesSpecializationsMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
Ph.D.EducationMaster’s Degree or M.Phil with at least 55% marks.Entrance Test
Political Science

Note: Candidates having cleared UGC NET/ UGC-CSIR NET/ SLET/ UGC JRF/ GATE/ M.Phil. with a valid score or holding any Teacher Fellowship for research from any national body is exempted from appearing in the Entrance Test.

Nalanda Open University Application Process 2019

The application process for Nalanda University, Patna is offline only. However, the candidates seeking admission in Ph.D. must appear for the Entrance test conducted by the University. The offline application process for admission to Nalanda University, Patna is as follows:

  • Visit the official website of the college, download, and fill-up the application form.
  • Applicant should send/ Submit the form in person to the following address along with the Demand Draft of Rs. 350 drawn in name of “Nalanda Open University, Payable at Patna”:

The Registrar,

Nalanda Open University,

3rd Floor, Biscoumann Bhawan,

Patna, Bihar - 800001

  • Candidate should mention the Name of applicant, Contact Number, Admission Form Number and the name of the course he has applied for on the back side of the Demand Draft.
  • Once the application form is submitted, it will be processed within stipulated time and the students will be intimated to visit the college campus for the Entrance Test (for Ph.D.)/ Final Admission formalities along with the required documents (Original) and stipulated admission fees.
  • Admission form can also be obtained from the University campuses by making a payment of INR 350 in cash.
  • The admission form can also be requested through post by making a payment of INR 400 through Demand Draft.

Documents Required:

  1. 10th and 10+2-mark sheet along with the Passing Certificate
  2. Migration and Character Certificate
  3. UG Degree Mark Sheet
  4. PG Degree Mark Sheet
  5. Caste Certificate
  6. 3 self-addressed envelope of size 10 x 4.5 inch each
  7. 3 stamp sized Photographs
  8. Medical Certificate

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

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Prestigious institute with quality distance education in arts field

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no there was no entrance test for my subject and i was admitted based on my marks in graduation degree however in technical and professional courses there is one screening test and then round of counsellings

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Abhishek kumar sharma

Sir any entrance exam for MCA course.

17 Aug, 2019 12:05
Shobhna Chaturvedi

No, admission to MCA is strictly based on merit in qualifying degree i,e graduation.

17 Aug, 2019 12:19
Abhishek kumar sharma

Sir MCA application form is Online h ya offline

17 Aug, 2019 10:25
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Admission procedure of Nalanda Open University is completely offline.

17 Aug, 2019 11:07
Abhishek kumar sharma

Sir give me a contact number for MCA regarding enquiry plz sir...

16 Aug, 2019 15:12
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Abhishek, you can contact the university at 0612-2201013 , 2206916.

16 Aug, 2019 15:20
Shilpi Kumari

Sir, i want to apply for M.Sc. Physics, but currently I am in Chennai. Can I apply online and do document verification in October this year.

15 Aug, 2019 20:04
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shilpi, yes, you may apply for admission provided you have done graduation in relevant stream.

17 Aug, 2019 17:27
Abhishek kumar sharma

Sir how to apply MCA Course .Sir plz send link.

14 Aug, 2019 09:33
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Abhishek, admission process will start from Oct 5, 2019 (tentatively). Before that, application form will not be available on the official website.

14 Aug, 2019 10:25
Abhishek kumar sharma

I want to addmission in MCA Course

13 Aug, 2019 14:02
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Abhishek, following are the details regarding MCA admission:

  • Admission process will start from Oct 5, 2019 (tentatively).
  • Students who have passed graduation (with Mathematics as a compulsory subject) would be considered eligible.
  • However, admission will be done on the basis of merit.

13 Aug, 2019 14:11
Prince Raj

I want to admission in m.a with hindi when will start admission pls sujjest me.

01 Aug, 2019 11:27
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Prince, admission process for all the PG courses will commence from Oct 5, 2019 (tentatively).

01 Aug, 2019 11:38
Manish Dixit

Ky provisonal certificate se addmision ho ja Ga kyMA me

29 Jul, 2019 13:37
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Manish, yes, candidates may take admission on producing provisional certificate. But they will have to provide degree whenever asked by the university.

29 Jul, 2019 17:39
Bikram Chandra

BA mai admission hoga sir

19 Jul, 2019 15:17
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Bikram, admission process for all UG and PG courses being offered in the university started from June 28, 2019 and the process will conclude on August 31, 2019 (both dates are tentative).

19 Jul, 2019 15:36
Alekhya Das

are there certificates valid under UGC?

18 Jul, 2019 07:12
Akhil Pasanth

Hi Alekhya, Yes their certificates valid under UGC.

18 Jul, 2019 11:01

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