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Nalanda Open University

Patna, Bihar | Reviews/Ratings: - Add Review
Established : 1987 | Accredited/Approved : DEC | Affiliated : University of Bihar

Overview Nalanda Open University

The University aims at providing distance education to the students and makes them into professionals in the field of management and technology. The students who cannot have full time education but have interest in pursuing higher education are helped through this program.

  • They offer diploma and degree courses for improving research activities to impart quality education to the students.
  • The University creates knowledge among the students about the requirement of higher education and vacancies in the required field.
  • They provide courses in fields like agricultural, rural, commercial and industrial and the course curriculum is designed to make them understand the economic and social needs of the society.
  • They provide affordable education to the students of all the sectors in the society in order to make the management level of the country to a greater level.

Founded in

1987 March


State Open University

Recognized by

IGNOU, Distance Education Council, Maidan Garhi, Delhi


Lalji Tandon


University grants commission

Courses offered

Diploma, UG, PG and certificate courses


Merit based and Entrance exam based


Provided for meritorious students

Distance PGDM specializations-

  1. Financial Management
  2. Marketing Management
  3. Journalism and Mass Communication
  4. Information and Public Relations

Admission procedure:

Course name

Eligibility criteria

Selection process


10+2 with minimum aggregate marks in Arts Stream

Merit based


10+2 with minimum aggregate marks in Science Stream

Merit based


10+2 with mathematics or LA with computing certification

Merit based


10+2 with mathematics or LA with computing certification

Merit based

PG Diploma

Bachelor degree with minimum aggregate marks

Merit based/ Entrance exam score


Bachelor's degree including math’s subject or B.Sc./BCA in Computer science domain

Merit based


Bachelor degree or PGDJMC

Merit based


Should have cleared BLIS

Merit based


Bachelor degree or BA with minimum aggregate marks

Merit based

M. Sc.

Bachelor degree or B.Sc. with minimum aggregate marks

Merit based

Admission Criteria-

  • MCA requires 10+2 and a bachelor’s degree with mathematics as one of the subject and knowledge in Computer applications.
  • PGDM requires 10+2 and bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 50% score from a recognized university.
  • BCA requires intermediate level education with mathematics and knowledge in computer applications.
  • B.Sc. requires 10+2 years education with science knowledge from recognized board with 50% score.
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Nalanda Open University Course fee structure

BCA - Information Technology Request 3 years
BCA - Computer Science Request 3 years
BCA - Computer Application Request 3 years
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Asked question

Is NOU MBA valid for UGC NET ??
20-Sep-2019 02:25:00 asked by Chandan

Nalanda Open University is UGC recognised university and Nalanda Open University admission will be on basis of marks.

Want to know the fee of BBA?
17-May-2019 12:42:36 asked by Janyaa shekar

Hi, fee for BBA course in total is INR 18,800 so you will get to pay INR 6,000 each year.

What is the course duration & fee structure about distance MBA from banking & finance subject.?
11-Jul-2017 06:39:31 asked by priyanka kumari
i want to do mba from nou so, i want every features like fee ,, sub., materials and other things . so please guide me?
12-May-2017 14:08:15 asked by sweta kumari

Nalanda Open University offers PG Diploma in Marketing & Finance.

Fee of this program will be 4400 per year.

There will be 25% concession in fee for women seeking admission.

Application form fee will be 350/- if you collect it from the college office. 

Dear Sir,I am interested admission in Distance MBA from NOU. I want know your policy for admission , please send our email.?
05-May-2017 09:00:37 asked by ANKIT KUMAR

Nalanda Open University PGD admission procedure:

Any eligible person can apply for admission by submitting the application form.

Admission form can be obtained by visiting the college sales counter of the university and paying 350/-.

Or one can also send a DD of 400/- to the university and obtain it.

Eligibility required for admission is that candidate should be graduated.

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2nd/3rd Floor, Biscomaun Bhawan , Gandhi Maidan, Patna, Bihar, India

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