Nalanda University, Nalanda

Nalanda University, Nalanda

  • Nalanda, Bihar
  • ESTD 2014
  • UGC
  • Central University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Hostel

  • Classrooms

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Master of Arts [M.A]
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹62,000 per year Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Ecology & Environmental science)
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹62,000 per year Apply Now

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Dr. Vijay Bhatkar
Vice Chancellor
S. Niggol Seo
Somnath Bandyopadhyay
Associate Professor
Prabhakar Sharma
Assistant Professor
Arne Harms
Assistant Professor
Pankaj Mohan
Murari Jha
Assistant Professor
Sraman Mukherjee
Assistant Professor
Kashshaf Ghani
Assistant Professor
Samuel Wright
Assistant Professor

About University

Nalanda University also known as Nalanda International University, is a Central University located in the town of Rajgir (State of Bihar). The University is a research intensive international university supported by the countries of the East Asia Summit. Being established in 1951 the university began its first academic session on September 01,2014. Nalanda University only offers Master’s program to the candidates.

Know More About Nalanda University Application Process

Nalanda Highlights

Founded In


University Type


Campus Area

450 Acres


Over 170 E-books, 4800 E-journals.



How to Reach

By Train – Patna (110 kms) , Gaya (78 kms)

By Air – 115kms (Nearest Airpor is at Patna)

By Road – Rajgir to Nalanda (12kms) / Bihar Sharif (25kms) / Patna (110kms) / Gaya (78kms) / Pawapuri (38 kms).

Nalanda Courses and Admission

The University currently offers Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.Sc) as the only programs in the Nalanda University. No other courses have been introduced as yet.

Nalanda M.A. and M.Sc. Admission

Candidates applying for M.A. / M.Sc at Nalanda University must hold a Bachelor’s degree in their respective disciplines from a recognized University / Institute with English as one of the compulsory subjects and minimum 55% marks in aggregate.

  • Foreign National candidates must have a minimum of 2.2 GPA on a 4 Point scale in Bachelor’s referring to the pattern of 10+2+3 and also a valid TOEFL / IELTS / PTE / STEP / TOEIC score.

Selection of the candidates will be on the basis of academics and completion of application form. After the completion of the tasks the candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their qualitative aspects and written work. Selected candidates will be called for a personal interview with the admission head / campus faculty

Nalanda Scholarships

Nalanda offers scholarships to deserving and needy candidates –

  • The candidates with a family income of less that INR 4.5 lakhs are eligible for upto 100% scholarship on tuition fee and residential charges.
  • The Candidates of Foreign Nationals with good academic record are given a scholarship of upto 100% on tuition fee, residential and meal charges.
  • Candidates acquiring good marks in their respected disciplines are eligible for scholarships provided the candidates send their acceptance of admission.
  • Candidates with a family income of less than INR 5 Lakh and who are ready to work for fixed hours to get paid to cover tuition fees and residential charges are eligible for scholarship.
  • Candidates from countries like Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Cambodia, who wish to pursue higher studies can directly apply for this scholarship with the Indian Mission at their country.

Nalanda Facilities

Library : It is a fully air-conditioned library with wi-fi connectivity. It is fully automated with KOHA ILM Software and locker facilities for the students.

Cafeteria :  It is situated in the main building and provides with healthy and sumptuous food.

Laboratory : The University has a well-equipped lab for its students to help them perform their research work with ease.

Medical Facilities : All admitted students are also covered under group medical coverage and group personal accident policy. Students also have the facility of seeing a visiting doctor at the campus for their medical needs.

Sports and Games : The university has made arrangements for recreation , sports and games at various Residence halls.

Campus Dining Facilities : Residence hall ensures a balanced meal for students keeping in mind their varied culture background and diversity.

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Contact Details

Phone No: 06112-255330
Nalanda - 803116
Bihar , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Rajgir Bus Stand bus stand 2.82Km
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University Hostel

Hostel For : Male ₹52.5 K

The charges for Boarding and Lodging at Nalanda University are mentioned below they provide :


                                                     Residence Details


Per Semester INR

Residence Charges

Meal Plain

Air Conditioned (Single)




Air Conditioned (Twin Sharing)


Non Air Conditioned (Single)


Non Air Conditioned (Twin Sharing)


Air Conditioned Economy Single (Limited availability)


Non Air Conditioned Economy Single (Limited availability)



Hostel For : Female ₹52.5 K

Same as above boy’s fees structure.


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