Nehru Gram Bharati University [NGBU], Allahabad, also known as Nehru Gram Bharati Vishwavidyalaya, Allahabad, also comprising Rajiv Gandhi Snatkottar Mahavidyalaya is a deemed to be university under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956. NGBU is accredited by NAAC with a B+ grade and has all the other mandatory approvals required from different councils like BCI for the various courses it runs.

The foundation stone of “Nehru Gram Bharati” was laid by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru in 1962 to fulfill the need of vocational, technical and professional education. The NGBU degree college was established in 1996 by Shri G.D. Memorial Trust with the mission of being a global, socially conscious and an integrated university. NGBU is a society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 with registration no. 1117/2006-2007.

NGBU Admissions are strictly on the basis of the entrance test and the interviews conducted by NGBU itself.

Also, check NGBU Courses and Fees Structure.

NGBU Faculties

Keeping up with its mission, NGBU offers a lot of courses to its students and has different faculties for that.

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Faculty of Social sciences
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Management and Computer Applications
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Teacher’s Education
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology

NGBU Faculty of Arts

NGBU Faculty of Arts offers various disciplines including B.A., B.P.A. (Music), B.S.W., M.A., M.Mus., M.S.W., and M.J.M.C. The university also offers a B.A. degree in journalism and mass communication. NGBU Faculty of Arts also offers PG diploma courses to its students.

Eligibility Criterion:

NGBU eligibility criterions are very simple. For the graduation courses, students should have cleared their 10+2 examinations and for the master degree courses, they should have a relevant bachelor’s degree.

NGBU Faculty of Sciences and Social Sciences

NGBU Faculty of Science is divided into 5 departments,

  1. Zoology
  2. Botany
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics
  5. Mathematics

The faculties of science and social sciences focus on the B.Sc. degree, M.Sc., B.Lib.I.Sc. and M.Lib.I.Sc.

Eligibility Criterion:

NGBU faculty of sciences and social sciences requires its undergraduate students to have passed senior secondary with science as a compulsory subject and postgraduation students to have a related bachelor’s degree.


The department of zoology also offers a 1 year (2 semesters) PG diploma course in “Aquaculture Technology and Management”.

NGBU Faculty of Management and CA

The NGBU faculty of management has been a quite active department and they offer the prestigious courses of MBA and BBA. The faculty is well-known for its PG diploma courses in fields like “Retail Management” and “Banking and Finance”. The faculty also offers courses of BCA and MCA.

Eligibility Criterion:

NGBU faculty of management has the same eligibility criterions as the other faculties have. Moreover, for the PG diploma courses, the university also entertains the SAARC graduates from recognized universities.

NGBU Faculty of Engineering and Technology

NGBU faculty of engineering and technology has a lot to offer. They offer in 4 fields and also have PG diploma courses. The university offers B.Tech in:

  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
  • Information Technology (IT)

Eligibility Criterion:

  1. For B.Tech courses, the students should have cleared their 12th with Physics, Mathematics and one of Chemistry/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects. They should have also cleared these papers with minimum 45% marks.
  2. For lateral entry in the second year of B.Tech, the faculty entertains those students also who have done PG diploma or B.Sc. courses. But for them to proceed with engineering, they need to clear the papers of Engineering Graphics/ Engineering Drawing and Engineering Mechanics along with the second year subjects.

NGBU Opportunities

To facilitate a better education environment to its students, NGBU Allahabad has maintained a network of libraries. With a special book bank facility, NGBU has more than 30,000 books and a seating capacity for more than 100 students. The campus hostel is located in a serene and calm environment.

The students are given ample opportunities to get placed in organizations like the Central Fisheries Department, private sector fisheries industries among many others.

Nehru Gram Bharati University also runs a special Ph.D. programme. The NGBU research center was established in January 2010.

NGBU maintains transparency in releasing its results. Check the latest NGBU results.

NGBU has organized many international conferences hosting eminent scientists from countries like South Korea, Japan, USA, and many others. Some of their seminars and workshops are even sponsored by MeitY.

NGBU Scholarships

Nehru Gram Bharati University scholarships are famed. There are certain national funding agencies providing scholarships to NGBU students for many years. NGBU is a beneficiary of:

  • Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India
  • Women Scientist Fellowship
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship