Nalanda University also known as Nalanda International University, is a Central University located in the town of Rajgir (State of Bihar). The University is a research intensive international university supported by the countries of the East Asia Summit. Being established in 1951 the university began its first academic session on September 01,2014. Nalanda University only offers Master’s program to the candidates.
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How to Reach
By Train – Patna (110 kms) , Gaya (78 kms)
By Air – 115kms (Nearest Airpor is at Patna)
By Road – Rajgir to Nalanda (12kms) / Bihar Sharif (25kms) / Patna (110kms) / Gaya (78kms) / Pawapuri (38 kms).
The University currently offers Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.Sc) as the only programs in the Nalanda University. No other courses have been introduced as yet.
Candidates applying for M.A. / M.Sc at Nalanda University must hold a Bachelor’s degree in their respective disciplines from a recognized University / Institute with English as one of the compulsory subjects and minimum 55% marks in aggregate.
Foreign National candidates must have a minimum of 2.2 GPA on a 4 Point scale in Bachelor’s referring to the pattern of 10+2+3 and also a valid TOEFL/ IELTS/ PTE/ STEP/ TOEIC score.
Selection of the candidates will be on the basis of academics and completion of application form. After the completion of the tasks the candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their qualitative aspects and written work. Selected candidates will be called for a personal interview with the admission head / campus faculty.
Nalanda offers scholarships to deserving and needy candidates –
Library : It is a fully air-conditioned library with wi-fi connectivity. It is fully automated with KOHA ILM Software and locker facilities for the students.
Cafeteria : It is situated in the main building and provides with healthy and sumptuous food.
Laboratory : The University has a well-equipped lab for its students to help them perform their research work with ease.
Medical Facilities : All admitted students are also covered under group medical coverage and group personal accident policy. Students also have the facility of seeing a visiting doctor at the campus for their medical needs.
Sports and Games : The university has made arrangements for recreation , sports and games at various Residence halls.
Campus Dining Facilities : Residence hall ensures a balanced meal for students keeping in mind their varied culture background and diversity.