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Nalanda Open University


  • State : Bihar
  • City : Patna
  • Status : Public University

Nalanda Open University

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.

Facilities at Nalanda Open University -


  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Hostels
  • Canteen
  • Sports
  • Computer Laboratory

Schools at Nalanda Open University -


  • School of Computer Education and information technology
  • School of Economics, Commerce and Management
  • School of Health and Environment Science
  • School of Indian and Foreign Languages
  • School of Indology
  • School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • School of Library and Information Science
  • School of Pure and Agricultural Sciences
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Teacher’s Education

Colleges Affilated to Nalanda Open University
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