What's new at Nalanda University? The last date to apply for Certificate courses is Jan 20. Additionally, the first batch of MBA in Sustainable Development and Management has recorded 100% placements during Nalanda University placements 2022. Further, the highest package offered during Nalanda University MBA placements 2022 stood at INR 16 LPA. The top recruiters of Nalanda University during MBA placements 2022 included leading companies such as Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, GAIL, UN Global Compact India and Net Zero Think.

Nalanda University Highlights 2023

Nalanda University is located in Rajgir, Bihar and was established in 2010 by an Act of the Indian Parliament. In 2021, the University received two awards, namely the?European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) Quality Research Award and the Ministry of Education's Green Champion Award (2021-22). Nalanda University offers postgraduate, doctoral, diploma, and certification courses through five schools and two centres of education in the streams of Management, Historical Sciences, Languages, and a few more. At PG level, the University offers two-year courses, namely MSc, MA and MBA. Nalanda University offers a four-year PhD course in both full-time and part-time modes. Additionally, the university offers short-term diploma and certification courses in different languages and Yoga. Tabulated below are the important Nalanda University highlights:

Particulars

Statistics

Establishment year | Ownership type

2010 | Government

Campus size

455 acres

Number of courses

17

No. of faculty

45

No. of schools

5

Exams accepted

CAT/ XAT/ MAT

Types of scholarships offered

Merit-based, means-cum-merit based

Total collaborations

13

Recruiters (for internships)

Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd., TATA Refractories Limited, TATA Refractories Limited, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd, Marine Solutionz Pvt Ltd, United Nations Global Compact Network, General Carbon Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd

Brochure 2022

Nalanda University Brochure 2022-23

Nalanda University Courses and Fees 2023

Nalanda University offers PG, PhD, and diploma courses. At the PG level, it offers a two-year MA, a two-year MSc and a two-year MBA. Nalanda University introduced two new specialisations to its MA course. While MSc and MBA are offered in one specialisation, MA now is offered across four specialisations. Mentioned below are the Nalanda University courses:

CoursesTotal tuition Fees Eligibility
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)
INR 2 L
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 55 %
M.A.(4 Courses)
INR 1.12 L
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 55 %
M.Sc.(1 Courses)
INR 1.12 L
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 55 %
UG Diploma(5 Courses)
INR 1 K
(for 1 year)
-
Ph.D.(3 Courses)
INR 3.52 L
(for 4 years)
-
Certificate(6 Courses)
INR 500
(for 6 months)
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Nalanda University Scholarships 2023

To encourage and financially support talented students, Nalanda University offers scholarships. A maximum of 10% of the total number of students admitted across all courses is offered scholarships. Mentioned below are the two types of Nalanda University Scholarships. The first type is merit-based:

Merit Scholarships

Offered to

Topper securing 7.5-grade point and above

Benefit/ Award

Tuition fee waiver

No. of awards

5 (1 per school)

The second type of Nalanda University Scholarship is Means-Cum-Merit Scholarships:

Means-Cum-Merit Scholarships

Offered to

Economically challenged students whose annual family income is less than INR 3 LPA

Benefit/ Award

Tuition fee waiver

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Overall Rating (Out of 5)

4.0

Based on 2 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

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Placements
3.0
Infrastructure
4.5
Faculty & Course Curriculum
4.5
Crowd & Campus Life
4.0
Value for Money
4.0
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Abhishek Raj | Certificate in English - Batch of 2020
Reviewed on 3 Mar 2021
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5.0
Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
There are the best faculty members and the maintenance.

Placements: Our college really has a placement history. In our batch, approximately 200 students are available, from which around 150 students got placements with a better salary package. The top salary package offered to students of our batch was 19 LPA, which is really the greatest salary package.

Infrastructure: The rooms of the hostel are good with proper aeration facilities, and the cleaning of the rooms is also best. The food served in the mess is not much good but fine for students. There is also a huge area for spor...

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Yogesh Pandey | M.A. in Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions - Batch of 2019
Reviewed on 30 Apr 2018
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3.0
Placements 1 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 3 Value for Money 3
A review on Nalanda University.

Placements: If reports are to be believed, students of the first batch were the only lucky ones to have this opportunity. It is also said that there were only a very few students in the first batch. As for now, it is clearly stated that there are no placement arrangements by the University. Students, who complete their course in May, have to struggle for opportunities. Although, you could get links for fellowship, research project etc. Most of the professors are really helpful and supportive but there are n...

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Nalanda University Admission Dates 2023

Candidates seeking admission to various postgraduate, doctoral, diploma, and certificate courses at Nalanda University must meet the basic eligibility, and further, they need to submit an application to be considered for the desired course. Nalanda University's application process for all the courses is conducted in the online mode. The entrance exams accepted are CAT/ XAT/ MAT.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Last date to apply for certificate courses

20 Jan '23

Nalanda University Vs Other Universities: Which is better?

The below-mentioned table reflects on the comparison between Nalanda University and other universities:

Universities Name Course Fee (MBA) Eligibility (MBA)
Nalanda University INR 2.22 lakh Bachelor’s degree with 55% aggregate

Annamalai University

INR 35 K - 2.5 lakh
Bachelor’s degree with 50% aggregate

Osmania University

INR 20 K - 8.87 lakh
Bachelor’s degree with 50% aggregate

Note: The above-represented data have been collated from multiple unofficial sources and hence, are indicative.

Nalanda University Infrastructure

The campus of Nalanda University is sprawling over an area of 455 acres. The university provides various campus facilities which include a library, Cafeteria, Laboratory, Medical Facilities, Sports and Games, Campus Dining Facilities, International Convention Centre, On-Campus Shuttle, and Weekend Shuttle Service to Patna. Additionally, Nalanda University presently has five residence halls: Ajatshatru, Ananda, Maitreya, Nagarjuna, and Tathaga.

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Nalanda University Schools and Centres

Nalanda University offers a total of five schools and the list of these schools are mentioned below:

Nalanda University Schools

School of Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions

MA in Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions

MA in Hindu Studies (Sanatana)

PhD in Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions

School of Ecology and Environment Studies

MSc in Ecology and Environment Studies

PhD in Ecology and Environment Studies

School of Historical Studies

MA in Historical Studies

PhD in Historical Studies

School of Languages and Literature/Humanities

MA in World Literature

Diploma: Sanskrit, English, Korean, Yoga, Pali

Certificate: Sanskrit, English, Korean, Yoga, Pali, Tibetan

School of Management Studies

MBA in Sustainable Development & Management

Nalanda University Partnerships and Collaborations

The university has established collaborative research linkages by signing MoUs with premier institutions across the globe. Tabulated below is the list of Nalanda University partnerships and collaborations:

Nalanda University Partnerships and Collaborations

Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore

Deakin University, Australia

Peking University, China

Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia

Bihar Heritage Development Society, India

Kanazawa University, Japan

Max Weber Centre for advanced cultural and social studies, University of Erfurt, Germany

The Academy of Korean Studies, South Korea

Borlaug Institute of South Asia (BISA), Inda

CSIR- National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, India

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Nalanda University FAQs

Q. What are the courses offered by Nalanda University?

A. Nalanda University offers a total of 17 PG, PhD, diploma and certification courses.

Q. How many schools does Nalanda University have?

A. Nalanda University has five schools of education namely-- management, Humanities, Historical studies and two more.

Q. Is Nalanda University a government or a private university?

A. Established by an Act of the Indian Parliament, Nalanda University is a government university that came into existence in 2010.

Q. What are the Nalanda University PhD specialisations?

A. Nalanda University offers a four-year PhD course in three specialisations—Ecology and Environmental Studies, Historical Studies, Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions.

Q. Are there any new MA courses offered by Nalanda University?

A. Nalanda University introduced two new MA specialisations. Now, Nalanda University MA course is offered across four specialisations of which Sanatana Hindu Studies and World Literature are new courses.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for Nalanda University admission for MBA course?

A. Candidates applying to Nalanda University MBA course are required to appear for either CAT/ XAT/ MAT and score a minimum cut off percentile of 70. Moreover, they should have completed their graduation with 55% aggregate from a recognised university/ institute.

Q. Does Nalanda University have any collaborations?

A. Nalanda University has signed MoUs with institutes and universities present across the globe. Presently it has more than ten collaborations.

Q. What is the total fee of the Nalanda University MA course?

A. The total fee of Nalanda University MA course is INR 1.34 lakh.

Q. What type of scholarships does Nalanda University offer?

A. Nalanda University offers merit-based scholarships and means-cum-merit based scholarships to its students.

Q. Which entrance exams are accepted by Nalanda University?

A. The entrance exam accepted by Nalanda University include CAT/ XAT/ MAT. For International admissions, candidates have to submit language proficiency proof such as TOEFL, IELTS, etc.

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Can I get admission for B.Sc. Nutrition course in Nalanda College?

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Eksha Sunderka

Guide-Level 12

2 months ago

No, now the admissions are closed for B.Sc. Nutrition course in Nalanda College.

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I want take admission for MCA in Nalanda university. What I have to do?

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Anamika Sharma

Contributor-Level 7

8 months ago

Hello DearFirstly you have to do graduation BCA or BSc in Computer Science or 3 Year Bachelor degree with Mathematics as a subject plus Certificate in ComputingApplications are open for admissionThis is the official Website of Nalanda Universityhttp://www.nalandaopenuniversity.com/For full detail...Hello Dear
Firstly you have to do graduation BCA or BSc in Computer Science or 3 Year Bachelor degree with Mathematics as a subject plus Certificate in Computing
Applications are open for admission
This is the official Website of Nalanda University
http://www.nalandaopenuniversity.com/
For full details of admission kindly checkout this link

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Is it necessary to have teaching experience to get admission in B.Ed programme of nalanda open university?

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Dr Uma Sinha

Scholar-Level 17

8 months ago

Yes, minimum 2 years of teaching experience is required to apply for this course.

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What is the BBA admission criteria at Nalanda open University?

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Riya verma

Contributor-Level 10

10 months ago

You must have completed your class 12 with a minimum of 45%.

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I want to do yoga degree course in 2021-22 session from Nalanda open university. Guide me with the process.

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KUSHAGRA VERMA

Contributor-Level 10

10 months ago

The university offers PG Diploma in 5 specializations in which one is for Yogic Study. For admission to PG Diploma programme, the minimum eligibility is a Bachelor Degree or an equivalent from a recognised university. Admission to PG Diploma programme is based on the merit in the qualifying exami...The university offers PG Diploma in 5 specializations in which one is for Yogic Study. For admission to PG Diploma programme, the minimum eligibility is a Bachelor Degree or an equivalent from a recognised university. Admission to PG Diploma programme is based on the merit in the qualifying examination. Its fee is around INR 5,500.

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