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Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna Admission 2021

Nalanda Open University Quick Updates 2021

  • Notice regarding Part-II admission for 2021 has been released.

Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna is one of its kind in its region to be an open university and provide for distance education. Nalanda Open University was established in March 1987. Moreover, it is the only open university in the state of Bihar, opened to provide education to the people who didn't have the opportunity to attend college. NOU Patna was named after the famous ancient Nalanda University. NOU Patna offers academic courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. NOU admission is offered in Post Graduate Degree programs, Post Graduate Diploma Programmes, Graduate Degree Programmes, Intermediate programs, and certificate programs. Nalanda Open University admission 2021 can be done on the official college website. They have excellent teaching faculty most of them are Ph.D. holders and many of them are having years together of teaching experience in the teaching profession. Nalanda Open University has 105 courses and 145 study centers. NOU Patna has a built-up area of 60,000 square feet. NOU Patna is also the first university in Bihar to launch its own mobile Service App through which they can provide all kinds of information to the students and people. The mode of teaching at NOU Patna is in Hindi and English both. But for some subjects, the teaching language can vary. The university has 57 study cum counseling centers throughout Bihar. Nalanda Open University admission 2021 has started. Nalanda Open University admission 2021 course admissions details are given below:

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Nalanda Open University Admission 2021

NOU Patna is the only University imparting distance education system in Bihar. It was established in 1987 under the Bihar Government’s ordinance. Nalanda Open University offers 24 Undergraduate, 27 Postgraduate, 44 certificate, 5 Postgraduate Diploma, and 8 Intermediate courses to students. NOU Patna is ranked amongst the top ten Colleges of Bihar offering B.Ed. Nalanda Open University admission 2021 are offered under 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. Applicants to UG courses at Nalanda Open University must pass 10+2 examinations from recognized universities. For B.Ed. course, candidates must have passed the Bachelor’s degree and must have 2 years of teaching experience with a minimum of 45% marks. Candidates applying in Nalanda Open University admission 2021 for 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 a 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 is done based on merit. Candidates applying for Ph.D. must appear for the entrance test conducted by the University. Nalanda Open University admission 2021 is going on.

Nalanda Open University UG Admission 2021

Nalanda Open University admission 2021 offers programs in Advance Computing, Agriculture, Arts & Humanities & Social Sciences, Commerce, Design, Journalism & Mass Communication, Management Studies, Performing Arts, Computer Application. The University offers various UG courses such as B.Tech, B.Sc (Hons),  BA, B.Com, B.Des, etc. Nalanda Open University admission 2021 has started. Some of the courses and specialization are as follows: 

Course Specialization
B.Des Interior Design, Apparel Design, and Product Design.
B.Sc Plain (Physics Chemistry Mathematics), Plain (Chemistry Botany Zoology), Forensic Science, Biotech, and Microbiology.
B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture
BBA Event Management with Media & Entertainment, Information Technology Management, and Banking & Finance.
B.Com  Plain, Computer, International Business & Finance, Financial Analysis, and Business Economics
BA General
BA (Performing Arts) Film Making - Live-Action, Film Making - Computer Graphics (Animation & Visual Effects), Audio Engineering & Sound Programming, Dance, and Music
BCA Computer Application
BJMC Journalism & Mass Communication

Nalanda Open University UG Admission - Eligibility, Fees, and Admission Criteria

Admission to the proposed course requires minimum marks in 10+2  or equivalent. Admission to various UG courses requires minimum marks in the qualifying examination. Nalanda Open University admission 2021 has started. The minimum marks percentile for UG courses of Nalanda Open University admission 2021 has been segregated into General Category, SC/ ST/ OBC/ MBC, and Other State candidates. The course fee for all specializations of BCA is INR 60,000 per annum. Details regarding admission criteria, eligibility, admission fee, etc, are as follows:

Course Eligibility Criteria
B.Des
  • The candidate shall have passed 10 + 2 examination in any stream (Science/Commerce/Arts) with English subject from a Statutory Examining Authority
  • For admission in the lateral entry, the candidate should have a Diploma in Design with a minimum 50% aggregate for Open Category and 45% for Reserved Categories.
B.Sc
  • Students passing 10 + 2 system of examination from recognized State Board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects with a minimum of 45% in aggregate for candidates belonging to General Category and with a minimum of 40% in aggregate for candidates belonging to Reserved Categories shall be eligible for admission to B.Sc. 
  • For admission in the lateral entry, the candidate should have a  Diploma in respective branch from a recognized University
B.Sc (Hons)
BBA
  • The candidate shall have passed the HSC examination in Science or Arts or Commerce stream conducted by any recognized Examination Board
  • Admission is as per the Entrance Examination score.
B.Com 
BA
BA (Performing Arts)
BCA
BJMC
  • Students should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examinations from a recognized school board.
  • A Minimum of 50% marks in 10+2 as qualifying criteria to secure admission in this degree course.
  • Qualifying and fulfilling the cutoff of the Nalanda Open University entrance exam.

Nalanda Open University PG Admission 2021

Nalanda Open University admission 2021 offers various PG courses under different disciplines, such as  Advance Computing, Agriculture, Arts & Humanities & Social Sciences, Commerce, Design, Journalism & Mass Communication, Management Studies, Performing Arts, Computer Application. NOU PG admission date 2021 is before September 2021. The various specializations offered under PG courses are as follows:

Course Specialization
MBA Human Resource, Marketing, Finance, Event Management with Media & Entertainment, Banking & Finance, and Information Technology Management.
MCA Computer Application
M.Sc Chemistry, Physics, Forensic Science, Biotech, and Microbiology.
MA Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology, and History
MA (Performing Arts) Film Making - Live-Action, Film Making - Computer Graphics (Animation & Visual Effects), Dance, and Music
M.Com  Master’s in Commerce
MJMC Journalism & Mass Communication

Nalanda Open University PG Admission 2021 - Eligibility, Fees, and Admission Criteria

Nalanda Open University admission 2021 requires minimum marks in graduation or equivalent. Admission to various PG courses requires minimum marks in the qualifying examination of the university as well. Details regarding admission criteria, eligibility, etc, are as follows:

Course Eligibility Criteria
MBA
  • The candidate shall have passed the Graduation with a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved category candidates). 
  • The candidate must have appeared in any of the entrance tests approved by AICTE (MAT/CAT/GCET/CMAT)
  • The admission is based on merit
MCA
  • The candidate shall have passed the Graduation with a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/SEBC) provided that a candidate shall have passed the HSCE (Std.XII, 10+ 2 patterns) with Mathematics or Business Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects or Bachelor’s Degree as one of the subjects. 
  • The candidates must have appeared in any of the entrance tests approved by AICTE (MAT/CAT/GCET/CMAT)
M.Sc
  • The candidate shall have passed the Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in the Science stream
  • The admission is based on the Entrance Examination score.
MA
  • A candidate to be eligible for admission to the M.A. program should have passed in the Bachelor Degree Examination conducted by any recognized University.
  • The admission is based on the Entrance Examination score.
MA (Performing Arts)
M.Com 
  • A candidate to be eligible for admission to M.Com (Hons) should have completed Graduation in Commerce from any recognized University.
  • The admission is based on the Entrance Examination score.
MJMC
  • Students should have passed bachelor or equivalent examinations from a recognized university.
  • Minimum of 50% marks in 10+2 as qualifying criteria to secure admission in this degree course.
  • Qualifying and fulfilling the cutoff of the Nalanda Open University entrance exam.
      

Nalanda Open University Application Form 2021

The application process for Nalanda Open University, Patna is offline only. However, the candidates seeking admission in Ph.D. must appear for the Entrance test conducted by the NOU Patna. The offline application process for Nalanda Open University admission 2021, Patna is as follows:

  • Visit the official website of the college, download, and fill-up the application form.
  • The 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
  • Candidates should mention the Name of the applicant, Contact Number, Admission Form Number, and the name of the course he has applied for on the backside 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

Note: The candidate will be guided by the admission registration team to complete the admission formalities. After completion of the admission formalities, the student will collect the fees receipt & the Admission Slip. Original Mark Sheets will be required for verification purposes and will be returned to the candidate. The Nalanda Open University fee structure will be as per the university norms. 

Nalanda Open University Admission Helpline

Nalanda Open University Contact Details

Phone Number

0612-2201013, 0612-2206916

FAX

0612-2201001

Address

Nalanda Open University, 2nd/3rd Floor, Biscomaun Bhawan, Gandhi Maidan, Patna, Bihar, India - 800001.

Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna Admission and Fees Details 2021:

Course For Admission Total Tution Fees Admission Forms
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna BA Rs. 7,200
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna BA {Hons.} Rs. 7,200
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna BBA Rs. 18,000
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna BCA Rs. 18,000
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna MA Rs. 7,200
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna MBA Rs. 10,000
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna B.Ed Rs. 40,000
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna B.Lib.I.Sc Rs. 10,000
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna B.Sc {Hons.} Rs. 7,200
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna M.Com Rs. 7,200
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna MCA Rs. 30,000
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna M.Lib.I.Sc Rs. 7,200
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna M.Sc Rs. 7,200
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna B.Com Rs. 7,200
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna BJMC 0
Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna MJMC Rs. 8,000
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Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna Admission FAQs

1.

How many courses does the University offer?

The Nalanda Open University offers different undergraduates, postgraduate and doctoral degree programs across wide-ranging Faculties such as Arts & Humanities & Social Sciences, Commerce, Journalism & Mass Communication, Management Studies, Performing Arts, Computer Application etc.

2.

Where is the University located?

Nalanda Open University[NOU] located at Biscomaun Bhawan, Gandhi Maidan, Patna in Bihar State, India.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process 2020 for Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna Reviews


Abhishek
Abhishek
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA], batch of 2016
8/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

It's an open university, it doesn't take any entrance exam for any course, one can apply in their desired course. The admission process is so fluent. Course content is so easy and understandable.



Md
Md
Master of Commerce [M.Com], batch of 2013
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The entrance exam I took was CA IPCC to get admissions in Nalanda Open University, [NOU] Patna.

 



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What is the eligibility criteria?

Asked By: Anonymous 11 May 2017

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The student must have BCA/ B.Sc.(Computer Science) or Bachelor's Degree with Mathematics as a subject to apply for MCA at Nalanda Open Universiy. 

Answer By: Getmyuni

11 May 2017

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