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Nalanda University PG Admission 2022: Dates, Courses, Eligibility Criteria, Application and Selection Process

Payal Biswas
Payal BiswasUpdated On: July 21, 2022 12:21 pm IST

Nalanda University has declared deadline for the Nalanda University PG Admission for the academic year 2022. Check the application and admission-related information provided here on this page. 


Nalanda University PG Admission 2022: Dates, Programmes, Eligibility Criteria, Application and Selection Process

Nalanda University PG admission for the academic year 2022 is open now for all postgraduate aspirants. The priority deadline for the postgraduate application is July 20, 2022. Candidates who aspire to enroll in the MA, MSc, and MBA courses can apply during this time. The application can be done only in online mode. Apart from the regular Masters degree courses, the university has invited applications for 10 short-term courses, 4-year global Ph.D courses and 4 extra credit courses. Admission to MA and MSc courses is based on candidates' merit assessed by their scores in previous qualifying examinations. For admission to MBA courses, Nalanda University will consider a candidates' scores earned in different national level entrance exams like CAT/MAT/XAT. 

Nalanda University is located in Rajgir, Bihar. This university of international repute was established on November 25 of 2010 by a special act of the Indian Parliament. The university aims at achieving an international standard of excellence in both the academic and research field. Its research-intensive postgraduate educational programmes enable the students to explore a wide range of job opportunities in their respective fields of study.

Nalanda University Admission 2022 will open doors to higher education to a large number of national and international students. The candidates willing to get admission to NU in the current academic session must be well-informed about the admission-related facts. Here, we will only discuss the different aspects of postgraduate or Master’s degree admission including offered programmes, eligibility criteria, the application process, selection process, fees, etc.

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Nalanda University PG Admission Highlights 2022

Management, Historical Studies, Language and Literature, Environment Studies, School of Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religion are five different schools of Nalanda University. A few more university and admission-related information are incorporated here in the following table:



Name of the University

Nalanda University


Rajgir, Bihar

Founded on

November 25, 2010

Type of University

International University

No. of Schools


No. of Centres


Post Graduate Courses Offered

MA, MSc and MBA

Admission Academic Year


Mode of Application


Selection Criteria

Entrance Test Score (For MBA) and Merit (For Non-MBA PG courses)



Commencement of Academic Session for All Courses

August (Tentative)

Nalanda University PG Admission 2022 Important Dates



Application Form Released Date

April 13, 2022

The deadline for PG Online Applications

July 20, 2022

Merit List Publication

To be notified


To be notified

Commencement of Session 2022-2023

August 2022

Nalanda University PG Courses 2022

At the postgraduate level, Nalanda University offers Master of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Business Administration programmes. The following table lists different PG Programmes offered through Nalanda University PG Admission 2022:

 Programme Name


Course Duration


Hindu Studies

 2 years

World Literature

Historical Studies

Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions


Ecology and Environment Studies

2 years


Sustainable Development and Management

2 years

Postgraduate Diploma

Sustainable Development and Management

1 Year

Nalanda University PG Eligibility Criteria 2022

Nalanda University has set some eligibility criteria for its Postgraduate Programmes. The minimum eligibility criteria for both the national and international candidates have been stated by the university. Look at the Nalanda University Eligibility Criteria for PG courses 2022 mentioned below:

  • A Candidate aspiring to get admission in MA/MSc/MBA courses need to have a minimum of 55% marks / 2.2 out of 4.4 GPA or equivalent in their Bachelor’s degree.
  • Candidates who studied in different streams like Humanities/ Management/ Engineering/ Law/Sciences etc. are eligible for any programmes provided they have the required scores.
  • For the PG diploma courses, candidates require a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 55% aggregate in Management/ Engineering/Humanities/ Sciences / Law/ any other discipline from a recognized institute
  • Candidates can apply for a maximum of two programmes.
  • A self-introduction written not more than 250 words is required for the application.
  • Candidates belonging to non-English Speaking nations must provide English proficiency certificates like TOEFL or IELTS or other standard certificates.  
  • Candidates not from English Medium background or not having English as a medium of language in the previous academic degrees must produce TOEFL or IELTS or other standard certificates to prove their English language skills.
  • Candidates who have completed their full-time degree courses in English won’t require to submit the same.
  • Those who will take admission to MBA (Sustainable Development and Management) courses must have 70 percentile scores in MAT/CAT/XAT.
  • Grade Point Average for foreign students in their degree level is 3.0/4.0 GPA/ equivalent.
  • Working executives do not require MAT/CAT/XAT marks.
  • A minimum of five years of work experience in the relevant field will suffice.
  • NOC (No Objection Certificate) issued by the employer is mandatory for sponsored/ PSUs recommended / working /GOI recommended candidates.

Nalanda University PG Application Process 2022

Nalanda University Application Process for PG admission 2022 can be done by following the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit Nalanda University’s official website

Step 2: Click on the Admission tab

Step 3: Click on Apply Here section

Step 4: Include name, email address and country and register

Step 5: Now, access the Nalanda University 2022 Application Form

Step 6: Fill in the form with the required details

Step 7: Make sure all the details are correct

Step 8: Pay the prescribed application fees

Documents Required for Nalanda University PG Admission 2022

The Nalanda University PG Application Process 2022 will remain incomplete without producing the required documents. Listed below are those documents, candidates will have to submit to complete the application procedure:

  • Marksheets and certificates of Class X and Class XII
  • Marksheets and certificates of Bachelor’s degree
  • SOP or Statement of Purpose
  • A self-introductory note or Bio-Note Statement
  • NOC issued by the present employer (Applicable for the MBA applicants who are working)
  • Identity Proof

The complete Nalanda University 2022 Application Form along with the Statement of Purpose and other documents need to be submitted to

General Instructions for Nalanda University 2022 Application Form

The general instructions as cited by the university are provided here to help the candidates to lead an error-free application process. Read and consider the points mentioned below:

  • Nalanda University Application Form 2022 for PG courses can be submitted only online.
  • English should be the language for filling up the application form (except for the other language mentioned).
  • Only the complete application form will be processed for further admission procedure.
  • An incomplete application form will be rejected.
  • If any field is not applicable, candidates need to mark it as N/A.
  • Candidates need to be sure of providing authentic information.
  • Candidates are not permitted to modify the information once provided.
  • Any requests regarding information modification will not be entertained by the university at any stage of admission.
  • If the officials find wrong information at any stage of the Nalanda University PG admission process, the seat will get cancelled.
  • Candidates should write the first name, middle name and family name as written in the Class X/XII certificate or school leaving certificate.
  • Candidates can fill up and submit only one application form per programme.
  • A separate filled-in application form can be submitted for more than 1 programme.
  • Candidates need to satisfy the course-specific eligibility criteria mentioned by Nalanda University.
  • The transaction details have to be submitted to the email address of the university’s admission office.

Note: Foreign candidates have to submit the application form together with other credentials to a separate office email address

Nalanda University PG Admission Fee Details 2022

Both the application fees and programme fees for Nalanda University PG Admission are detailed here. Check out the fee details tabulated below:

1. Application Fees For Indian Candidates



Application Fee (For Indian Students)

INR 500

Payable through


Email Address for Transaction Details Submission

2. Application Fee For Foreign Candidates



Application Fee (For Indian Students)

USD 08

Payable through


Email Address for Transaction Details Submission

3. Nalanda University PG Programmes Fees 

PG Course/Programme

1st year Fees

2nd Year Fees

MBA (For Indian Candidates)



MBA (For Foreign Candidates)

US $ 1804

US $1618

MA/MSc Programme (For Indian Candidates)



MA/MSc Programme (For Foreign Candidates)

US $ 1,126

US $ 940

PG Diploma Courses

Total Fee INR 1.17 Lakh

Note: The above-mentioned fees can be paid both by NEFT/RTGS payment mode or through demand draft.

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Nalanda University PG Selection Process 2022

The application form for Nalanda University PG admission 2022 will be processed only after the successful payment of fees. The candidates will be selected based on their merit. Interview sessions will be held for the shortlisted candidates. The university will arrange either an in-person interview or a video-conferencing interview on the stipulated date and time. It will inform about the dates and time beforehand. Candidates need to be disciplined and punctual during the entire interview session. On the completion of the interview, the university will offer provisional admission facilities to the selected candidates.

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