Nava Nalanda Mahavihara (NNM) Nalanda announces Admission to PhD Programmes through Entrance Exam 2020

Nava Nalanda Mahavihara PhD Admission 2020 – 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 2020-21.


Nava Nalanda Mahavihara PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Last date of filling online applications

 15th July 2020

Date of Ph.D. Entrance Examination

24th August, 2020

Publication of result on the University website

31st August, 2020

Date of Interview/Oral presentation

07th & 08th September 2020

Eligibility Criteria for Nava Nalanda Mahavihara PhD Admission 2020

  • 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/DifferentlyAbled 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).
  • Candidates qualified in the RET-2019 conducted by NNM are exempted from RET-2020.

Nava Nalanda Mahavihara PhD Admission 2020 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