Nalanda Open University has released the notification from the eligible candidates for admission into various courses. Candidates can choose any of the courses which are offered by NOU. Candidates can fill their application form for various courses from here. The application form will be available here as per the scheduled date. Candidates can check the complete information of Nalanda Open University 2018 application process, eligibility criteria and other information on this page below.

Latest: The submission date of application form for Nalanda Open University Admission 2018 has been extended to 17 Nov, 2018. For more information read the page further.

Nalanda Open University Admission 2018 in Hindi

Nalanda Open University Admission 2018

Candidates seeking admission in various courses at NOU Distance Education can fill their application from the official website on or before the last date of application. Before filling the application form, candidates must ensure their eligibility.

Event Dates
Availability of Application Form 05 Oct 2018
Last date for submission of Application form
(With late fee of Rs – 500/-)
20 Oct 2018 17 Nov 2018


Official Notification

Application Form 2018

By Person

The Prospectus, containing Admission Form (Annexure A), may be purchased from the Sale Counters of the University or from any of its Study Centres on payment of Rs. 300.00 only by Demand Draft, drawn in favour of the ‘Nalanda Open University’ payable at Patna. Sale counters of the University are located on the 3rd Floor of the Biscomaun Bhawan, Patna.

By Post

Prospectus can also be obtained by Post by sending a Demand Draft of Rs. 450/-, (Rs. 500/- as the cost of application form with the postal charges) drawn in favour of the Nalanda Open University, at the University’s address by registered post. No Money Order. or Postal Order is accepted.

Online Form

Candidates can also download their Application Form through the official website. Candidates are requested to check their eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Direct link to download the Application form will also be given below.

Apply Online:

  • Click here to fill the application form online.
  • Click here to download the application form offline.

Document required with the admission form

  • Self-attested photocopy of the marksheet of the qualifying examination, which is prescribed as the eligibility condition by the University for getting admission in the desired course, and the attested photocopy of the certificate of matriculation for proof of age.
  • Self-attested copy of the Caste certificate, issued by DM/DC/SDO or any other authorized officer, wherever applicable. It may be mentioned that the caste certificate is to be deposited by the SC/ST/BC-I, BC-II candidates only who are seeking admission against reserved quota.
  • Candidates, applying for B.Ed. course must deposit all prescribed documents along with the admission form, as per requirement of that course which shall be intimated to them separately.

At the time of submission of the Admission Form, in no case original documents should be submitted or sent along with the admission form; only attested photocopy of the documents must be enclosed, the University will not be responsible for the loss of any original document of any candidate.

Eligibility Criteria

Name of the Course Eligibility /Qualification Duration of the course
Ph.D. Post Graduation in Relevant Area* 2 Years
Master’s Degree in Arts Subjects Bachelor or equivalent Degree in any subject 2 Years
Master’s Degree in Science Subjects Bachelor or equivalent Degree in the concerned Science subject 2 Years
Master Degree in Commerce Bachelor Degree in Commerce 2 Year
Master of Library and Information Science Bachelor Degree in Library and Information Science 1 Years
Master Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication Bachelor or equivalent Degree in any subject or P.G. Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication 3 Years
MCA BCAor B.Sc. in Computer science or Bachelor Degree with Mathematics as a subject + Certificate in Computing 3 Years
P.G. Diploma Courses Bachelor or equivalent Degree in any subject 1 Year
B.Ed Courses Bachelor Degree in any subject with at least 55% marks at graduate level plus 2 years teaching experience. (Revised eligibility criteria will be published very soon) 2 Years
BLIS Bachelor or equivalent Degree in any subject
1 Year
Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Subjects Intermediate in any stream 3 Years
Bachelor’s Degree in Science Subjects Intermediate in Science 3 Years
Bachelor Degree in Commerce Intermediate in any stream 3 Years
BCA Intermediate with Maths or I.A with Certificate in Computing at least 45% marks 3 Years
BBA Intermediate in any stream with minimum 45% marks at Intermediate level 3 Years
Intermediate Matriculation or Equivalent 2 Years
Certificate Courses Matriculation or Intermediate as per requirement of each programme 9/6 Months
*Conditions Apply
Note : Only such degrees and certificates will be considered equivalent as have been recognised as such by the Nalanda Open University.

Courses Offered & Fee Structure

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