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University of North Bengal Distance Learning MA Admissions 2018-20

NBU Darjeeling announces MA Programs through Distance Mode

University of North Bengal (NBU) MA Admissions 2018-20 - University of North Bengal (NBU) Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), Darjeeling invites applications for admission to 2-years distance Master of Arts (M.A) Programs for the session 2018-20

Candidates who are interested can fill their application form from below and read the complete information before filling the Application Form


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The University

  • The University of North Bengal, a premier institution of teaching and research, was established in 1962 by an Act of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly. It is recognized by the UGC under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of its Act and is accredited by the NAAC
  • The University Offers Courses in various disciplines under the Faculties of Arts, Commerce & Law/Science/Technology
  • The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of NBU is recognized and accredited by Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission, New Delhi


NBU Distance Education MA Part I Admission 2018-20 Important Dates

  • Admission without Late Fee: 16th April 2018
  • Date of Opening of Portal: 16th April 2018
  • Date of Closing of Portal: 14th May 2018
  • Verification of original documents: within 15 working days from the date of admission
  • Admission with Late Fee: 15th May to 30th May 2018
  • Date of Opening of Portal: 15th May 2018
  • Date of Closing of Portal: 30th May 2018


NBU Distance Education MA Part II Admission 2018-20 Important Dates

    • Admission without Late Fee: 19th February to 24th February 2019
    • Admission with Late Fee: 25th February 2019 to 03rd March 2019
    • Verification of original documents: within 15 working days from the date of admission


    Course Offered

    • M.A in Bengali, English, History, Nepali, Philosophy, Political Science and Mathematics


    Eligibility Criteria

    • For admission to the MA Part-I Program the candidate should satisfy the following condition:
    • He/she should be a B.A. (Mathematics only) in Honours or General course (10+2+3 pattern) and 2 years Degree course (10+2+2 pattern) with 1-year Bridge Course from any recognized University
    • The subject in which the candidate wants to apply must have been studied at the graduation level as an elective one with at least 300 marks

    Foreign Students:

    • Foreign students residing in India are eligible to seek admission in Directorate of Distance Education programs who have valid student visa for the minimum duration of the program and fulfil the eligibility criteria


    • The evaluation system of the program is based on two components:
    • Continuous evaluation in the form of periodic assignments
    • This component carries a weightage of 15%. There will be one assignment per program; assignments are to be submitted for evaluation within stipulated date
    • Term-end Exam (TEE) with a weightage of 85%; term-end exams for PG Part-I & II are held on notification from Controller of Exams Dept., normally held in the months of September - October and March respectively

    Maximum Duration

    • A candidate shall get a maximum of four years to appear/complete Part-I & Part-II taken together; thereafter, the student need to seek fresh admission in Part-I  

    Medium of Instruction

    • The Medium of Instruction shall be English except for M.A. Course in Bengali and Nepali. The Self-Learning materials will be supplied in English only except for the language subjects
    • During Exam, the candidates can write their answers in English or Bengali only and same except in case of M.A. in Nepali


    Application Procedure

    • Information Booklet may be viewed or accessed from the DDE websites www.ddenbu.in
    • Applicant must read the Information Booklet carefully available on the Directorate of Distance Education, University of North Bengal Websites www.ddenbu.in/www.nbuonline.in before filling up the Application Form and must ensure that the information furnished in the Online Application Form is true and correct to the best of his/her knowledge and belief and no material information has been concealed or suppressed
    • If any information is found to be false, incorrect or misleading, the Directorate of Distance Education, University of North Bengal will summarily reject the candidature/admission without any further enquiry or notice. The Manual Application Forms and Application by post will not be accepted
    • The preference for the courses, domicile and the categories and others to which the applicant belong as indicated in the online application form shall be irrevocable
    • The application forms are available from the counter of the Directorate of Distance Education and form our designated study centres Rs.100/- by Cash or Demand Draft from any bank in favour of NBUDDE payable at Siliguri.
    • Application form to be downloaded from the university website www.ddenbu.ac.in
    • For admission details you may also contact: NBU Campus Office, Kolkata, DD 27/C, Sector-I, Salt Lake, Pin-700064, Phone: 033-23371836


    University of North Bengal (NBU)

    (Director of Distance Education), Rajarammohunpur, Dist. Darjeeling, Enquiry No (0353) 2580205, Website www.ddenbu.ac.in