Nalanda Open University

Nalanda Open University
Nalanda University
Established 1987
Type Public
Chancellor Dr. Sidheshwar Prasad Sinha
Vice-Chancellor Mr. Vijay Shankar Dubey
Location Patna, Bihar, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website www.nalandaopenuniversity.com

Contents

History

Nalanda Open University (NOU) is a university at Patna in Bihar state in India. The university was established in March, 1987. It is named after the famous Buddhist University of Nalanda, the ancient seat of learning. In 1995 the Nalanda Open University Act was passed, and the University came under the jurisdiction of that law. It is the only University in Bihar providing education through Distance and Open education. With a vision of providing education to those who have been deprived of formal education, it follows the norms of flexibility with respect to eligibility, admission and course structure. Nalanda Open University has 28 Study Centers all over Bihar. They are situated in the more important cities like Jamshedpur and Ranchi and also in small towns like Katihar and Bettiah, thus catering to the educational needs of every section of the society.

Courses

Degree courses at undergraduate level and degree as well as diploma courses at post graduate level are offered. Certificate courses for 6 or 9 months are also provided in this university. Nalanda Open University is the only university where various courses on Bihari Languages (Magahi, Bhojpuri, Maithili) are offered.

Courses offered [1] :

Post Graduate Degree Programs

The university offers a Master of Arts(M.A) in Magahi, Bhojpuri, Rural Development, Economics, Geography, Hindi, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Public Administration, Journalism & Mass Communication, Education and Urdu.

The university offers a Master of Science in Geography, Botany and Mathematics.

The university also offers Master of Computer Application (MCA), Master of Library & Information Science (One Year Course), and Master in Commerce (M.Com).

Post Graduate Diploma Programmes

The university offers post graduate diploma programmes in Marketing Management, Financial Management, Journalism and Mass Communication, Yogic Studies and Disaster Management.

Graduate or Degree Programmes

The university offers B.A. Honours in Economics, Hindi, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Geography, Tourism, and Home Science.

The university offers Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Botany, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology, and Home Science.

The university also offers Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Library and InformationScience (One Year Course), and Bachelor of Computer Applications.

INTERMEDIATE PROGRAMME

  • Intermediate of Arts
  • Intermediate of Commerce
  • Intermediate of Science

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME

The university offers a nine-month certificate programme in Computing, Library Science, Clinical Dental Technique, Dental and Oral Hygiene, ECG Technique, Laboratory Technique, Medical Laboratory Technique, Physiotherapy and Yoga Therapy, and Operation Theatre Assistant.

The university also offers a six-month programme in the languages of Magahi, Bhojpuri, Maithili, Pali, Prakrit, Sanskrit, Urdu and the fields of Disaster Management, Indian Constitution and Panchayati Raj, Abolotion of Child Labour, Bio-fertilizer Production, Buddhist Studies, Jain Studies, Child and Women Rights, Child Psychology and Guidance, Christian Studies, Environment Studies, Floriculture Technology, Health and Environment, Food and Nutrition, HIV and Family Education, Insurance Services, Hindu Studies, Islamic Studies, Sikh Studies, Legal Awareness among Women, Medicinal and Aromatic Plant, Nutrition and Child Care and Soil Health Management.

The university also offers a four-week Certification Programme in Home Usages of Computers.

Faculties

The University has been organized to function through the following Schools of Learning:

  • School of Management Studies & physical Sciences
  • School of Health & Environmental Sciences
  • School of Commerce & Social Sciences
  • School of Indian Languages & Religion
  • School of Computer & Information Sciences
  • School of Teachers Education

See also

  • List of Open Education Institutions

References

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Netaji Subhas Open University — Established 1997 Type Public Vice Chancellor Professor Subha Shankar Sarkar Location …   Wikipedia

  • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University — Established 1994 Type Public Chancellor Dr. Shrimati Kamla Vic …   Wikipedia

  • Andhra Pradesh Open University — Motto Education at Your Doorstep Established 1982 Type Public Vice Chancellor D. Ram Chandram Location Hyde …   Wikipedia

  • Nalanda (disambiguation) — Nalanda can refer to: Nalanda University, an ancient seat of Buddhist learning in India. Nalanda International University is a proposed university near the ruins of Nalanda, Bihar Nalanda Open University is a university at Patna in Bihar state in …   Wikipedia

  • Nalanda — This article is about the ancient town and university. For other uses, see Nalanda (disambiguation). Nalanda   town   …   Wikipedia

  • Magadh University — Established 1962 Type Public Vice Chancellor Prof. Arvind Pandey Location …   Wikipedia

  • Patna University — पटना विश्वविद्यालय Latin: Universitas Patna Established 1917 Type Public Chancellor Devanand Konwar …   Wikipedia

  • List of Nalanda College Colombo alumni — This is a List of Old Nalandians, they being the alumni of Nalanda College Colombo, Sri Lanka. This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Contents 1 Politicians 2 …   Wikipedia

  • List of Nalanda College Colombo Alumni (Old Nalandians) — Alumni of Nalanda College Colombo following list contains few of Distinguished Old Nalandians:President, Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers and Prominent Legislators* His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa current President former Prime… …   Wikipedia

  • Vikramaśīla University — IAST2|Vikramaśīla University was one of the two most important centers of Buddhist learning in India, along with IAST2|Nālandā University during the Pala dynasty. IAST2|Vikramaśīla was established by King Dharmapala (783 to 820) in response to a… …   Wikipedia


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»