Nalanda Open University - [NOU], Patna - Master of Arts [M.A]

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Master of Arts [M.A]

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    Course Description

    Nalanda Open University, Patna offers MA Program in 15 different streams, amongst which Geography, History, Psychology, and Economics is the most famous. The degree is broadly provided for two streams: Arts and Sciences. The MA Program at the respective university specializes in 12 subjects namely Geography, History, Psychology, Economics, Political Science, Hindi, Public Administration, Environmental Studies, Rural Development, Sociology, Education, Sanskrit, Maithili, Urdu, Magadhi.

    • The eligibility criteria are a Bachelor’s or equivalent Degree in a relevant subject.
    • The admission is based on merit.
    • The course duration is 2 years respectively.

    Read More: Nalanda Open University

    Latest Update: Nalanda Open University is inviting applications for 2020 admissions. The last date to apply for admission is scheduled for December 15, 2020. Eligible candidates can apply online for MA admission before the deadline.

    Nalanda Open University MA Important Dates 2021

    Event Dates
    Last Date (To Apply) September 30, 2021
    Merit List Announcement To be notified
    Commencement of Classes To be notified

    Nalanda Open University MA Eligibility Criteria

    • Master's Degree in Arts Subjects: Bachelor or equivalent Degree in any subject. 
    • Master's Degree in Science Subjects Bachelor or equivalent Degree in the concerned Science subject

    Nalanda Open University Admission Guidelines

    Aspirants can apply for admission at the Nalanda University either through offline mode by paying INR 400 for the prospectus and admission form, or the students also have the option to apply online by visiting the college’s site. 

    Offline Procedure:

    • All the aspirants must purchase the admission form as well the prospectus paying via demand draft addressed to the college. 
    • Further, the students have to pay the course fees for the respective semester and attach all the necessary documents with the application form.

    Online Procedure

    • Visit the official website click on part 1 of the application form, pay NR 450 as application fees.
    • Attach all the documents, application fee receipt with the application form.
    • Take a print out of the form and submit it to the university with the relevant documents.

    Documents required at the time of admission are:

    • Attested copy of mark sheet, matriculation for proof of age, caste certificate.
    • Original mark sheets of graduation.
    • Photographs and receipts or demand drafts of the fees paid.

    Admission to all the courses aspiring for an MA Degree is based on merit.

    Read More: Nalanda Open University Admission

    Nalanda Open University MA Placement

    Nalanda University offers 15 courses in 2 broad categories namely: Arts And Sciences. The entire MA course is divided into 4 semesters and 2 years, the course details are as follows:

    History Political Science
    Geography Psychology
    Economics  Hindi
    Public Administration Environmental Sciences
    Rural Development  Social Sciences 
    Sociology Education
    Sanskrit  Maithili
    Urdu Magadi

    Nalanda Open University MA FAQs

    Ques. Are there any placement opportunities for the Nalanda Open University MA students?

    Ans. Since The Nalanda Open University, Patna is a university for open education, the university does not provide any on-campus placement opportunities for the students. But the College provides guiding seminars and sessions for their future endeavors.

    Ques. Are there any physical classes for Nalanda Open University MA?

    Ans. Since the University is an open school, the enrolled students at the Nalanda Open University do not have accessibility to the physical classes at the college centers.

    Ques. How does the examination cycle work for Nalanda Open University MA?

    Ans. Exams are conducted once every year and every semester students are required to submit assignments as demanded by the course curriculum.

    Ques. Is there any fee concession for Nalanda Open University MA female candidates?

    Ans. Yes, there is a 25% fee concession to women seeking admission in any course at Nalanda Open University.

    Ques. What is the examination scheme of Nalanda Open University MA?

    Ans. It is necessary to pass Part-I of the examination before a student can be promoted to Part-II. In order to pass each part of the examination, it is, now, compulsory for every student, to secure at least 33% of marks on each paper.

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    Rajesh Kumar , MA , batch - 2019
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    placement is not so good as it is an opeb schooling system. but alumni of this prestigious institute are at a respectable position. many of them are in active poltics also

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    ANUSHKA , Master of Arts [MA] (History)
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    after completed my graduation i started searching for a distance education institution in my city then people give me reference of NOU. then there admission dates were published in local news papers. and i proceeded for admission.they just take last educational documents and payment by demand draft

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    RK
    6.5 /10

    Fee Structure And Facilities :

    It is very affordable. for Master of Arts course in Maithili i had to pay three thousand five hundred rupees only in first year , almost same amount will be paid next year

    Course Curriculum Overview :

    well updated and designed considering the present status of research already done and are being done. the institute used to conduct research and exploration in the area of arts and science but due to political reasins it had to stop

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    Fee Structure And Facilities :

    fee structure of my college is very feasible in only 6 to 7 thousand i had completed my course and they don't take payment in one time as i pay for my course annually its not hard to pay like this and the fee is also very less than other colleges

    Course Curriculum Overview :

    they provide such a good study material which were having all the information what we need books are really good if we study with focus we can even use that book after completion of course as books are very helpful in every aspects of detail study and they keep on updating there books content

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    ram bishwas kumar
    Sir B A me admission katana hai 2021 se 2024 me kab se hoga
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    Diya Suresh

    There are various streams available for 3 year BA course and the minimum required academic qualification for the same is 10+2 in any stream. Admissions are done on the basis of merit in qualifying exam. The dates will be updated on the official website at the time of commencement of the registration. Eligible candidates can apply in both online and offline mode. Find more details at Nalanda Open University admissions 2021.

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    priyanka kumari
    sir fishery course is available in nalsnda open university
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    Aniket Ranjan

    No, Fishery course is not available in Nalanda open University. The institute offers 24 Undergraduate, 27 Postgraduate, 44 certificate, 5 Postgraduate Diploma, and 8 Intermediate courses to students. To know more about this programs visit:- NALANDA OPEN UNIVERSITY

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    karishma
    Plz say sir how d semester exams vill b conducted! Through online r offline because i m from the tamilnadu state
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    Devnath Tiwary

    Dear Karishma

    Greetings from Collegedunia. You will get detailed information about semester examination for various courses at Nalanda Open University, Patna by contacting at this number – 06122206916. For more details, kindly go through this link – Nalanda Open University Admission 2021

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    karishma
    How d exams vill b conducted through online r how because i m from tamilnadu
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    Swati Srivastava

    Hi Karishma, Greetings from Collegedunia. Nalanda Open University (NOU) is the only Unversity imparting distance education system in Bihar. The exams will be conducted in an offline mode only. For more details visit: NOU PATNA

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    karishma
    Whether there vill b regular online class
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    Diya Suresh

    Hi Karishma, The University offers different courses in distance mode as correspondence courses. Eligible students need to apply in online mode for entrance test for various UG and PG level programs.  Selection is done on the basis of merit in qualifying exam. Find more details at Nalanda Open University.

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    anuj boruah
    Sir,I want admission in M.Sc(Physics).What is the last date please.
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    Swati Srivastava

    Hi Anuj, Greetings from Collegedunia. Nalanda Open University (NOU) is the only Unversity imparting distance education system in Bihar. The last date for admission was 15 december 2020. For more details visit: NALANDA OPEN UNIVERSITY

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    godabari pradhan
    Sir I want to admit in zoology MSc .what is the last date for apply?
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    Aditi Arun

    Hello Godabri,

    The last date to apply was December 15th and the authorities haven’t extended the deadline. Hence, you can not apply for this session. For more details, visit- Admissions

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    kirti
    addmission date
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    Diya Suresh

    Hi Kirti, For 2020 session, admission process is on going till December 15, 2020. You can apply in both online and offline mode. To know more details visit Nalanda Open University admissions 2020.

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    mamata jena
    I want to admission of distance BED course , ihave teaching experience. I want to ask nalanda open university equivalent to which university to odisha plz guide me...
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    Apurva Tamhane

    Hi Mamata

    Fakir Mohan University at Balasore in Odisha provides B.Ed. as a Distance course. To find out more details about the B.Ed. course, Click here.

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    vinay kumar
    Eligibility criteria for bsc Hons home science
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    Apurva Tamhane

    Hello Vinay

    To take admission for B.Sc. Hons. Home Science you will have to complete 12th standard with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English with a minimum of 50% marks. To know more about B.Sc. Hons Home Science at Nalanda Open University, Click here.

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    raju kumar
    Qualifications for ba degree
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    shobhna chaturvedi
    Hi Raju, candidates applying for this course must have passed intermediate from a recognized board.
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    akshay kumar
    Sr I want to admission in BBA please help me when I can get admission
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    shobhna chaturvedi
    Hi Akshay, till now, admission dates have not been announced by the university. However, you can expect the registration process to start by the end of June, 2020.
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    pushpa devi
    I Completed 10 2 (Science) with subject Physics, Chemistry and Bio. Am I eligible for the taking admisiion in B. Sc. (Home Science) Hons course ?
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    shobhna chaturvedi
    Hi Pushpa, sorry but you are not eligible for this course as only those candidates who have done intermediate (PCM) are eligible for B.Sc Hons in Home Science.
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    vikash kumar singh
    OK
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    vipin kumari
    Mai gap year student hu. Maine b. SC ki h bt m abhi m. A maths Se krna chahti hu. Kya Ye possible h???
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    shobhna chaturvedi
    Hi Vipin, the university offers M.Sc in Mathematics instead. Yes, you can apply for admission in this course irrespective of the gap years. However, admission will be merit based.
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    mamta markanda
    How to get admission in M.sc Maths and physics by distance
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    shobhna chaturvedi
    Hi Yograj, admission to these courses is done on the basis of marks scored in qualifying degree i.e. graduation.
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    digital study
    sir Msc zoology se krna chahti hu ....mera BSc m last year m sub biotech and chemistry tha ....kya m zoology se msc kr skti hu
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    shobhna chaturvedi
    Hello, yes, you can apply for admission in this course. However, admission will be done on the basis of merit in graduation.
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    abhijit das
    I have completed graduation in Mathematics Hons with aggregate 45% but in Mathematics and Physics(Pass) 50% Can I take admission in M. Sc. Physics?
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    shobhna chaturvedi
    Hi Abhijit, as there is no minimum percentage criteria to be satisfied in graduation, thus, you are eligible for this course. Admission will however be based on marks scored in graduation.
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    satyapal waghmare
    I am copleted BA but I want to adminition to bsc math But I have passed 12th arts
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    shobhna chaturvedi
    Hi Satyapal, sorry, but you are not eligible for this course as candidates aspiring to take admission in this case must have passed class 12th in PCM with an aggregate of 50% or above.
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    rima kumari
    Sir I want to take admission in mcom kindly help me when will I take admission
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    shobhna chaturvedi
    Hi Rima, admission process for new session is expected to start by the end of August, next year.

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