The Nalanda Open University is the only University in the State of Bihar meant for imparting learning exclusively through the system of distance education. The University was established in March, 1987 by an ordinance, promulgated by the Government of Bihar. Later, Nalanda Open University Act, 1995 was passes by the Bihar Legislature, replacing the Ordinance, and the University came under the authority and jurisdiction of the new Act automatically. The University is named after the famous Nalanda University of Ancient India. At present, the University is functioning from its camp office at Biscomaun Bhawan, 2nd,3rd,4th and 12th Floors, Patna 800 001. The University has established at its camp office at Patna a well equipped and fully automated modern office in an area of approximately 60,000 sq. feet, which houses an examination centre for about 1000 students, a state of the art Library with about 50,000 titles and a computer laboratory of about 300 IBM Pentium-4 computers, apart from administrative offices and other infra-structures. The University is recognised by the Distance Education Council (DEC), University Grants Commission, and Ministry of HRD, Government of India for imparting education through distance mode.
Nalanda Open University, Patna, is the most renowned open university in Bihar established in 1987. The university provides numerous undergraduate, postgraduate, research, diploma and certificate courses to those candidates who are unable to take up formal education and are still desirous to upgrade their educational qualifications, through distance education.
In all the admissions of the University, the reservation policy of the State Government of Bihar (for educational institutions) is observed. If necessary, the University may hold pre-admission test for selection. The University holds entrance test for B.Ed and Ph.D. programmes. NCTE has granted permission to start a 2 year B.Ed Course for in-service teachers, who are working in recognized schools and have completed at least two years of teaching experience. The candidate must have scored at least 45% of marks at the graduate level.
The Nalanda Open University is going organize an admission program for UG and PG courses and inviting the eligible and interested candidates so the candidates who have completed their schooling bypassing class 12th class from one of the recognized institutes of India and graduate candidates can be applied. So the candidate those satisfying all the eligibility criteria they can fill an application form on or before the last date.
The admission procedure for these courses had been over. You can take admission in next session. The admission will be done on written examination or merit basis. Time Table for the above examination will be uploaded very soon. We will also publish time table after official release. You can also download Time Table in PDF format. For confirmation you may visit official website of Nalanda Open University (NOU)
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