NOU PG Programs 2015

Nalanda University Master Degree Programs 2015

Nalanda University,
Rajgir, Dist: Nalanda,
Pin – 803116, Bihar, India,
Website :

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

  • MA
  • M Phil
  • PhD

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 Various Courses

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 CourseNOU Admission Eligibility / QualificationDuration 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 SubjectsBachelor or equivalent Degree in any subject2 Years
3.Master\'s Degree in Science SubjectsBachelor or equivalent Degree in the concerned Science subject2 Years
1 Year
5.MJMCBachelor Degree or equivalent Degree in any subject or PGDJMC2 Years
6.MCABCA / B.Sc. ( Computer Science ) or Bachelor\'s Degree with Mathematics as subject + Certificate in Computing3 Years
7.Master\'s Degree in CommerceBachelor\'s Degree in Commerce2 Years
8.P.G. Diploma CoursesBachelor\'s Degree or equivalent*
1 Year
9.B.Ed CoursesBachelor\'s Degree in any subject with atleast 45% marks at graduate level plus 2 Years teaching experience2 Years
10.BLISBachelor Degree or equivalent*1 Year
11.Bachelor\'s Degree in Arts SubjectsIntermediate in any stream3 Years
12.Bachelor\'s Degree in Science SubjectsIntermediate in Science3 Years
13.Bachelor\'s Degree Courses ( B.Com )Intermediate in any Stream3 Years
14.BCAIntermediate with Maths or I.A with Certificate in Computing3 Years
15.IntermediateMatriculation or Equivalent
2 Years
16.Certificate CoursesMatriculation or Intermediate as per requirement of each program9 / 6 Months

*Conditions Apply

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 Rupee 300.00 from the sales counters of the University or by sending the demand draft of Rupee 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.

The Registrar,
Nalanda Open University,
3rd Floor, Biscoumann Bhawan,
Patna – 800 001,

Last date for taking Nalanda Open University admission is 30th August, 2014.


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