Nava Nalanda Mahavihara (NNM) Nalanda announces Entrance Exam for Admission to PhD Programs 2023, Apply now


Nava Nalanda Mahavihara PhD Admission 2023 – Online applications are invited by the Nava Nalanda Mahavihara (NNM), Nalanda from all eligible candidates for admission to PhD programs offered in various departments for the academic year 2023-24


Nava Nalanda Mahavihara PhD Admission 2023


Important Dates

  • Last date of filling online applications: 13th August 2023
  • Date of Ph.D. Entrance Examination: 18th August, 2023
  • Publication of result on the University Website: 23rd August 2023
  • Interview: 20th to 29th August 2023
  • Online Admit Card can be downloaded 15th August 2023


Eligibility Criteria for Nava Nalanda Mahavihara PhD Admission 2023

  • Candidates having a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to reserved categories/Differently Abled and other categories of candidates. 
  • Exemption from appearing in Entrance Examination:
  • The Candidates fulfilling at least one of the following conditions will be exempted from Entrance Examination:
  • Candidates qualified in UGC-NET (Including JRF) and SLET (valid score) or teacher fellowship holders will be exempted from the Entrance Test for Ph.D. programme.
  • Foreign students sponsored by the government of India agencies like ICCR, Ministry of HRD etc., foreign students sponsored by their respective Governments/Embassies foreign students are exempted from Research Entrance Test (RET).


Application Process

  • Application is available online on the Mahavihara website: 
  • Online registration process will be treated as completed only after the required certificates and required documents along with Online Application are uploaded on
  • Candidates are not required to submit a printout of application/documents to the University after online submission of application. However, these documents are to be submitted at the time of personal interview.
  • Incomplete applications without uploading required documents/ applications submitted after the due date will be rejected without assigning any reason and no correspondence will be entertained by the NNM in this regard.


Application Fee

  • Application Fee – Rs. 1000/-
  • Mode of Payment – Online Through Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking


Selection Process

  • Selection will be based on the Entrance Test and Interview.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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