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Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Nalanda

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About Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Nalanda

Nava Nalanda Mahavihara was established in 1951 institute called "Magadh Institute of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Pali and Allied Languages and Buddhist Learning" at Nalanda. The inspiration behind the establishment of this institute was to develop a centre of higher studies in Pali and Buddhism along the lines of ancient Nalanda Mahavihara. The major accomplishment was the complete publication, in 41 volumes, of a critical edition of the entire Pali Tipitaka in Devanagari script.

Facts & Figures :-

Established Year 1951
Founder Bhikshu Jagdish Kashyap
Recognized By University Grant Commission (UGC)
University Type Deemed University

Admissions :-

Eligible applicants have to qualify in The Admission/Proficiency Test conduted by the Mahavihara for the admission in certificate, Diploma, preparatory B.A. Hons., M.A., Ph.D. And Other Courses.
Regulations for award of Ph.D.

A Student must submit all the required documents within tipulated time to the Office Of the Registrar and get himself enrolled in The University

Application Forms for admissions to various courses can be obtained from the office of the Nava Nalanda Mahavihara.

The candidates desirous of applying in more than one discipline shall make separate application for each discipline.

The candidates shall submit the duly filled in Application Form, along with prescribed enclosures and Application Processing Fee, to the Office of The Registrar, Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Nalanda, Bihar, India - 803111 within the prescribed deadline.

Admission  process starts in the month of March - April every year and academic session starts in July.

For more details about admission please contact :-

Phone No.- 06112-281820, 281672
Fax - 06112-281505

Facilities :-


A Library is a store house of knowledge and is the back-bone of an institution. Earlier, library resources, primarily consisting of books and manuscripts, were stored and preserved for posterity, while modern library is an information center that acquires, organizes, disseminates and provides information in various forms. The total strength of NNM Library collection is 60,000 books including a number of Xylographic Tibetan manuscripts and some rare manuscripts along with gratis books. It is pertinent to


Scholarships are available in all courses in Nava Nalanda Mahavihara.

Note: Candidates may regular visit the official website for any information related to admission.


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