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Nalanda University

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world rank  8375

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Founded in 2010, the Nalanda University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Rajgir (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Bihar. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Nalanda University (NU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution. Nalanda University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 13-year-old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. NU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Nalanda University's Control Typepublic


Nalanda University's Entity Typenon-profit


Nalanda University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Nalanda University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) नालन्दा विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym NU
Founded 2010
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n.a.; please submit an official Nalanda University general video presentation.

University Location

803 116 Bihar
Nalanda University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Nalanda University Phone Number +91 9818643644
Nalanda University Fax Number +91

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Nalanda University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Nalanda University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Nalanda University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Nalanda University.

Nalanda University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Nalanda University's admission information.

Nalanda University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Nalanda University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Nalanda University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Nalanda University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Nalanda University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Nalanda University's Admission Office Admission Office


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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Nalanda University.

Nalanda University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Nalanda University has an enrollment range of under-250 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Nalanda University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of under-50 academic employees (Faculty).

Nalanda University's Control Type Control Type

Nalanda University is a public higher education institution.

Nalanda University's Entity Type Entity Type

Nalanda University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Nalanda University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.

Nalanda University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

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Religious Affiliation

Nalanda University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Nalanda University's main facilities:

Nalanda University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Nalanda University's Library

Nalanda University's Housing University Housing

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Nalanda University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Nalanda University's main services:

Nalanda University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Nalanda University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Nalanda University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Nalanda University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Nalanda University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


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Nalanda University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Nalanda University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: University Grants Commission of India

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Nalanda University's Facebook page Nalanda University's official Facebook page

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Nalanda University's X (formerly Twitter) page Nalanda University's official Twitter page

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Nalanda University's YouTube channel Nalanda University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram


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Nalanda University's main LinkedIn profile

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Free Online Courses

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