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Nalanda Open College, Patna
  • Patna, Bihar
  • Central College
  • Estd 1913
  • Ranked 1 For Architecture By Indiatoday 2022
About Us

Nalanda Open University is a university at Patna in Bihar state, India. It is the only university in Bihar providing education through distance and open education. Nalanda Open University Degree/Diploma /Certificates are eligible for higher studies, public & private sector employment and service promotions.

The Nalanda Open University is the only University in the State of Bihar meant for imparting learning exclusively through the system of distance education. The University was established in March, 1987 by an ordinance, promulgated by the Government of Bihar. Later, Nalanda Open University Act, 1995 was passed by the Bihar Legislature, replacing the Ordinance, and the University came under the authority and jurisdiction of the new Act automatically. The University is named after the famous Nalanda University of Ancient India.

  • 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.
  • To provide flexibility in matters of eligibility for enrolment for higher education, age of entry, choice of course, methods of learning, conduct of examination and operation of programmes.
  • To offer degree and diploma courses and to make provision for research for advancement and dissimination of knowledge.
  • To provide special facilities to groups like, elderly people, in-service personnel, housewives, people living in remote areas, socially disadvantaged people of the society and all others who wish to upgrade their skill and acquire higher academic qualification through distance education.
College Type Central College
Name of the College Nalanda Open College
Location Biscomaun Bhawan, 2nd, 3rd Floor, Gandhi Maidan Rd, Patna, Bihar 800001
Website http://www.nou.ac.in/
Contact No. 0612 220 6916
  • Bachelor of Computer Application
  • Master in Technology in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Master in Technology in Mechanical
  • Ayurvedic Department
  • Commerce Department
  • Computer Applications Department
  • Dental Department
  • Design Department
  • Certificate Diploma Course Department
  • Engineering Department
  • Science Department
  • Commerce Department
Courses & Fees
Course Fees Eligibility
Bachelor of Computer Application ₹15000 (Total Fees) ISC
Master in Technology in Civil Engineering ₹15000 (Total Fees) 12th Pass
Bachelor of Business Administration ₹15000 (Total Fees) ICOM
Master in Technology in Mechanical ₹120000 (Total Fees) Graduation
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