Nalanda Open University [NOU] In Bihar - College Courses

Nalanda Open University - [NOU]

2nd/3rd Floor, Biscomaun Bhawan, Gandhi Maidan, Patna, Bihar   |   ESTD : 1987   |   Approved By: UGC   |   Type: Government
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Overview Information

About College

The Nalanda Open University (NOU) was established by the Government of Bihar. The University is named after the famous Nalanda University of Ancient India.

The aim of the university is to provide educational opportunities to those who are unable to take up formal education and are still desirous to upgrade their educational qualifications and acquire knowledge in various fields of learning through the print medium (correspondence course), contact programmes, study centres and mass media.

Established Year


Recognized By

University Grant Commission (UGC)

Affiliated To

Distance Education Council (DEC)

Campus Area

60000 sq. ft.

Schools at NOU:

  • School of Computer Science & Information Technology
  • School of Economics, Commerce & Management
  • School of Health & Environmental Science
  • School of Indian & Foreign Language
  • School of Indology
  • School of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • School of Library & Information Science
  • School of Pure & Agriculture Science
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Teacher’s Education



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Computer Lab

300 IBM P-IV System

Other Facilities


Health & Care


  • Convocation
  • Silver Jubilee Celebration

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion

  • DOKKA PAVAN KUMAR 2016-09-02 16:27:46

    What is the admission criteria for Diploma courses in Nalanda Open University ?

    • PRASHANT MISHRA 2016-09-08 23:45:12

      Admission criteria for Post Graduate Diploma is Graduation and a bachelors degree obtained through the 10+2+3 system from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India. A Relaxation of 5% aggregate for SC, ST candidates.

  • MANOHAR GUNDU 2016-08-26 21:13:46

    Are Nalanda Open University recognized ?

    • PRANJAL KHARE 2016-09-18 01:37:12

      This University are recognised by the Distance Education Council (DEC), University Grants Commission, and Ministry of HRD and Government of India.

  • GEETHIKA BHANU JANGA 2016-09-07 20:14:46

    What is the placement cell service of Nalanda Open University, Patna ?

    • NITISH KUMAR 2016-09-13 03:30:12

      This University offers placement assistance to the students for seeking best job in the industry. It organizes various programs for enhancing the skills of the students and make them prepare for upcoming challenges.