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The Admissions for the Master's program for the academic batch 2020-22, at Nalanda University, is Open
The University is offering two years of Master's programs in the area of
a) Buddhist Studies, Philosophy & Comparative Religion;
b) Ecology & Environment Studies;
c) Historical Studies
d) MBA in sustainable Development & Management

1.    The eligibility criteria for the Master's program  as follows:

(i) A Bachelor’s Degree (any stream) with a minimum of 15 years of prior studies with a GPA of at least 2.2 or above on a 4 point scale or equivalent grade if another grade point scale is used.
(ii) A student who has a background in any stream i.e. humanities/science/ engineering/management or literature can apply to any of the above said Masters' program, which is one of the unique things of the N?land? University.

2.    Age: No age limit 

3.    English Language proficiency: Courses will be taught in English

The applicants, whose native language is not English shall present the score of any one of the following English Language Tests:

a) TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language)
b) IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
c) Any other standard English test used on an international platform
d) or completed a full-time degree-level course entirely taught and assessed in English.

4. Selection of the International students will be based on the Skype/video interview.

5. The students are requested to submit application form latest by 3rd week of June 2020 as the session starts early August.

6. Students are expected to submit the following documents:

a) A duly filled in application form
b) Scanned copies of mark-sheets
c) Statement of Purpose (The Statement of Purpose should reflect on the following points/questions. (i). Write a note on "The Relevance of the Culture to Education in Today’s World" (ii). Describe the student’s interest in the programme of study. (iii). What motivates the student to pursue an education at Nalanda University ?)

The candidate has to submit a duly filled Application Form and a Statement of Purpose (SOP) to foreignstudents@nalandauniv.edu.in, and pay an Application Fee of USD8 (Eight US Dollars or equivalent) towards the processing of the Applications through RTGS/NEFT using the details given below. The transaction ID/Details may be shared at foreignstudents@nalandauniv.edu.in

BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER: 50100079546912

 Shortlisted applications will be called for an interview through video conferencing using Skype/ WhatsApp as per the scheduled time as intimated to the candidate. Selected candidates will be recommended for the provisional admissions for the academic year 2019- 20.

 For Courses, Tuition fee, accommodation and other information, students can visit www.nalandauniv.edu.in


Contact Person: Kishore K. Dhavala,
Deputy Dean-International Students Affairs & Assistant Professor,
School of Ecology & Environment Studies (SEES)
Rajgir (Bihar)-803116,
Mobile No.+91-7091496178, e-mail: chairman-scholarships@nalandauniv.edu.in

Higher Education:
From time immemorial, India has been a centre for learning. India has a very strong University system, with 354 universities and thousands of colleges affiliated to them, 428 engineering colleges and technological institutes, more than a 100 medical colleges, scores of agricultural institutes and many other specialized centres of learning and research in every subject and discipline, India can claim its position as one of the leading countries providing quality higher education to its people as well as to students and scholars from countries all over the world

Choosing an Institute:
  • For complete information on Indian universities, and courses available, click on the website of the Association of Indian Universities: www.aiuweb.org, www.fsr.du.ac.in
  • Grading of Indian universities are available at www.naac.gov.in
  • Foreign Students can also apply through Educational Consultants India Ltd.(Ed.CIL), a Government of India enterprise that facilitates admissions and is a one step window for foreign students. Ed.CIL  gives advice on suitable colleges and programmes after ascertaining the student’s requirement. www.edcil.co.in

Essential Criteria:
  • For admission to all undergraduate courses, universities/institutes of higher education in India require candidates to be in possession of Higher Secondary/GEC ‘A’ level/ any other examination equivalent to 10+2 stage of Indian qualification (12 years of schooling) with subjects related to their chosen area of study. However, for entry into diploma programmes, the qualification should comprise of 10 years of schooling. 
  • Additional requirements, if any, as per the course sought to be pursued.
  • Detailed information on Education and Higher Education is available at the website http://mhrd.gov.in

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The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) awards scholarships for regular courses of higher studies:
  • The scholarship is awarded in almost all the disciplines of regular study and also for classical dance,
  • music, fine arts, etc. in India.
  • Applications should be routed through Embassy of India, Minsk and not directly sent to ICCR.
  • Applicants are advised to go through the ‘University Handbook’ at the Embassy to choose a University and a course.
  • The applicant must be fluent in English
  • The scholarship details are available at http://www.iccrindia.net/students.html
For details of the courses and scholarships, please contact the ITEC/Education Wing of the Embassy of India: 
Email: itec.minsk@mea.gov.in; Tel: 00375-17-2372284