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University of North Bengal Distance Learning MA Admissions 2017

University of North Bengal (NBU) Darjeeling announces MA programmes 2017 by distance mode

University of North Bengal (NBU) Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), Darjeeling invites applications for admission to 2-years distance Master of Arts (M.A) Programmes for the session 2017-18


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 PG Course profile

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



For admission to the MA Part-I Program the candidate should satisfy the following condition:


a) 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


b) 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 programmes who have valid student visa for the minimum duration of the program and fulfil the eligibility criteria



The evaluation system of the programme 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


Important Dates


Date of Admission: 11th July to 10th August 2017


Date of Advertisement: 07th July to 11th July 2017


Date of Opening of Portal: 10th August 2017


Date of Closing of Portal: 10th August 2017 (24.00 Hrs)


Verification of original documents: within 15 working days from the date of admission


Admission with Late Fee: within 15 working days from the date of admission


Admission with Late Fee: 16th August 2017 [00:00 hrs] – 15th September 2017 [24:00 hrs]


Date of Advertisement: 14th August 2017


Date of Opening of Portal: 16th August 2017 [00:00 hrs]


Date of Closing of Portal: 15th September 2017 [24:00 hrs]


University of North Bengal (NBU)

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


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .


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