Nalanda University Master Degree Programs 2015
Rajgir, Dist: Nalanda,
Pin – 803116, Bihar, India,
Website : www.nalandauniv.edu.in.
Nalanda University invites application for admission of Post Graduate Programs for the academic year of 2015 – 2016.
NOU 2015 PG Programs
School of Historical Studies
- M Phil
School of Ecology and Environment Studies
NOU PG 2015 Eligibility
Graduate work in Nalanda is multidisciplinary, intense and intellectually demanding. The University has high academic standards and each School has specific requirements.
The requirements specified below are the minimum necessary for graduate admission to the University. Higher academic or language requirements may be specified by each School. You are normally expected to hold or to have achieved the following :
For Indian students :
- A minimum of three years Bachelor’s degree is required.
- 55% marks or equivalent from any reputed and recognised University.
For graduates from all other countries
- A candidate shall be eligible for admission at Nalanda University, if he/she possesses a three year Under Graduate degree from a recognized university/institution
- If your institution uses the Grade Point Average ( GPA ) system you should normally have obtained or expect to obtain a GPA of at least 3.2 or above on a 4 point scale.
English Proficiency: A requirement for all candidates
The University requires all applicants to demonstrate a high level of competence in the English language, as all courses will be conducted in English. Adherence to this requirement is strict. Students must be able to demonstrate that they are able to communicate in English at a level suitable to the Graduate Programs.
Any one of the following will be accepted as evidence of competence in English :
- For graduates from non – Indian universities scores of one of the accepted English Language tests ( TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, PTE, STEP )
- Indian students must have completed their undergraduate education in English as the medium of instruction and examination. ( A certificate to this effect is needed ).
NOU PG 2015 Admission Process
The entire application process for admissions is paperless and online in keeping with the University’s commitment to sustainability.
NOU Only applications that are complete in all respects will be evaluated and considered by the admissions team.
Aspects that will be considered in evaluation of applications
Any offer of a place in the Nalanda University Graduate Program will depend on :
- Academic qualifications and relevant professional or other experience if appropriate
- Rigour of programme / education completed
- Proficiency in English
- Academic References
- Written Statement of Purpose
- Sample of graded written work
Applicants should ensure that information in respect of all of these requirements are provided.
Admission evaluation process :
- Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed either in person or through Skype before an offer of admission is made.
- Wherever there is a requirement for qualitative assessment, the decision of the Selection Committee in that regard shall be final and binding.
- Candidates offered admission must send their acceptance within the time specified.
- Nalanda University will have a wait list and it will be their discretion to use it or not.
Important Dates for NOU PG 2015
- NOU application start date : 7th February, 2015.
- Last date for first round of admissions of NOU : 1st April, 2015.
NOU Patna Admission 2014
Nalanda Open University invites applications for admission to the Various Courses of Academic Year 2014 – 15.
Nalanda Open University Admission 2014 Eligibility Criteria
The following are the minimum requirement for Nalanda Open University admission to various courses :
|Sl.No.||Name of the NOU Admission Course||NOU Admission Eligibility / Qualification||Duration of the NOU Admission Course|
|1.||Ph.D. ( Program is Suspended Till Further Order )||Post Graduation in Relevant Area*|
|2.||Master\'s Degree in Arts Subjects||Bachelor or equivalent Degree in any subject||2 Years|
|3.||Master\'s Degree in Science Subjects||Bachelor or equivalent Degree in the concerned Science subject||2 Years|
|4.||MLIS||BLIS ||1 Year|
|5.||MJMC||Bachelor Degree or equivalent Degree in any subject or PGDJMC||2 Years|
|6.||MCA||BCA / B.Sc. ( Computer Science ) or Bachelor\'s Degree with Mathematics as subject + Certificate in Computing||3 Years|
|7.||Master\'s Degree in Commerce||Bachelor\'s Degree in Commerce||2 Years|
|8.||P.G. Diploma Courses||Bachelor\'s Degree or equivalent* ||1 Year|
|9.||B.Ed Courses||Bachelor\'s Degree in any subject with atleast 45% marks at graduate level plus 2 Years teaching experience||2 Years|
|10.||BLIS||Bachelor Degree or equivalent*||1 Year|
|11.||Bachelor\'s Degree in Arts Subjects||Intermediate in any stream||3 Years|
|12.||Bachelor\'s Degree in Science Subjects||Intermediate in Science||3 Years|
|13.||Bachelor\'s Degree Courses ( B.Com )||Intermediate in any Stream||3 Years|
|14.||BCA||Intermediate with Maths or I.A with Certificate in Computing||3 Years|
|15.||Intermediate||Matriculation or Equivalent ||2 Years|
|16.||Certificate Courses||Matriculation or Intermediate as per requirement of each program||9 / 6 Months|
Note : Only such degrees and certificates will be considered as equivalent which have been recognized as such by the Academic Council of the Nalanda Open University.
Nalanda Open University Admission 2014 Application Form
Nalanda Open University admission form and prospectus may be obtained through Demand Draft of 300.00 from the sales counters of the University or by sending the demand draft of 350.00 by registered post, drawn in favour of Nalanda Open University, Payable at Patna. No money order or postal order is accepted.
The demand draft must be made in the name of Nalanda Open University payable at Patna. The sales counters of the University function on all working days from 10:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The admission form, supported by the photo copy of the following documents, must reach the following address before the last date for submission of form, either personally or by registered post.
Nalanda Open University,
3rd Floor, Biscoumann Bhawan,
Patna – 800 001,
Last date for taking Nalanda Open University admission is 30th August, 2014.