NOU (Nalanda Open University) Patna Ph.D. Admission 2018

Last Updated - April 04 2018

Nalanda Open University is named after Ancient India’s renowned Nalanda University. The university also provides a doctorate programme which was introduced in 2009. The courses are provideed in English and Hindi. The university has a vast range of undergraduate, post-graduate and diploma courses. University was founded in the year 1987. It is the only university in the state of Bihar which exclusively provides distance education programs.

  • The application form is available until August 16, 2017.
  • Aspirants are selected purely on the basis of merit and clearness of form filled
  • Aspirants who are in their last year are also applicable to apply for the post-graduation courses
  • Aspirant required to have a post-graduation with minimum 55% of marks in a relevant area before applying for a doctorate course.

Ph. D Programme

The Ph. D programme in Nalanda Open University is for the period of 4 years (which in some circumstances can be extended to 2 more years). The doctorate programmes are available for the following areas:


Political Science















    11th Jul 2018 - 16th Aug 2018

  • Method of Application


Important Dates of NOU (Nalanda Open University) Patna Ph.D. Admission 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts, M.Phil/Ph.D in Education, M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
Registration11th Jul - 16th Aug, 2018

Application Process for NOU (Nalanda Open University) Patna Ph.D. Admission 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Education & M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce

  1. Buying the prospectus
  • Buy the prospectus from university centres

Aspirant required to buy the prospectus from the university centres. 01-20407 of Nalanda Open University or SB A/C No. In such case aspirant required to produce the pay-in-slip when buying the prospectus at the university centres.

  • Obtain prospectus through post

The prospectus can also be obtained through the post. This required to be sent by the aspirants who want an admission through the reserved quota

  1. Send the form

The form required to be sent to the following address on or before the last date of the submission of the admission forms

Registrar (Exam), Nalanda Open University, 3rd Floor, Biscomaun Bhawan, Patna-800 001, Bihar

The aspirant can buy the prospectus which contains the admission form either by submitting a DD of INR 350 in favour of ‘Nalanda Open University’ payable at Patna or by depositing INR 350 in the Bihar state Co-operative bank, Bankipur, Patna in SB A/C No. A DD of INR 400 required to be drawn in favour of Nalanda Open University and sending it to the university’s address by registered post.

  • Online admission form download

Aspirants can also download the admission form online.

  1. Attach the self-attested copies of need proofs
  • Aspirant required to send the self-attested copies of mark sheets of the qualifying exam as mentioned as eligibility criteria by the university with clearly filled admission form.
  • Aspirants should also send self-attested copies of their caste certificate. 762428166 in the Main discipline, Biscomaun Bhawan, Patna of Indian Bank.

Selection Process of NOU (Nalanda Open University) Patna Ph.D. Admission 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Education & M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce

Aspirants will be selected on the basis of merit. Aspirants who got selected will get a call for an individual interview. At the time of selection, aspirant required to offer all the original copies of the documents needed by the University for the Admission in the respective course.

Contact Details of NOU (Nalanda Open University) Patna Ph.D. Admission 2018


2nd/3rd Floor,

Biscomaun Bhawan,

Gandhi Maidan,

Patna 800 001 (BIHAR).

Telephone: 0612-2201013, 0612-2206916

Fax: 0612-2201001



*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification alloted by the University/College

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