Centre for Distance and Online Education, University of North Bengal announces Admission to UG and PG Courses 2024, Apply now


University of North Bengal Distance Education Admission 2024 – University of North Bengal (NBU) Centre for Distance and Online Education (formerly Directorate of Distance Education), Darjeeling invites online applications for admission to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs Under CBCS/ 1st Semester System for the academic session 2024-25


About University of North Bengal

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 University Grants Commission and is accredited by the NAAC with Grade B++. The University offers courses in various disciplines under the Faculties of Arts, Commerce & Law and Science/Technology. Apart from the traditional programmes, the University has played a pioneer role in launching various professional job-related courses to help students interested in acquiring special skills to enhance their learning and earning capabilities.The Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE) of University of North Bengal is recognized by Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission, New Delhi.


Courses Offered

  • UG Course – Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) 
  • PG Courses – Master of Arts (M.A.) in (Bengali, English, Nepali, History, Political Science, Philosophy & Mathematics)


Important Dates

    • Start Date of Admission: 01st February 2024
  • Last Date of Admission: 31st March 2024


Eligibility Criteria for University of North Bengal Distance Education Admission 2024

  • For B.Com Course: Passed the H.S. Examination (10+2 or Old 11 class H.S.) in Commerce or Science or Vocational stream conducted by WBCHSE/ ISC/ CBSE or any other Board/ University recognized as equivalent, provided he/ she has passed at least four subjects with English as Compulsory subject excluding Environmental Studies/ Env. Sc. / Env. Ed.
  • For M.A. Courses – Passed B.A. (Hons) degree in the respective subject OR (b) B.A.( Pass/ General Course under 10+2+3 pattern / Old 11+3 pattern) OR (c) 2 years B.A. degree with 1 year Bridge Course, from any recognised University.


Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website https://www.nbu.ac.in/ & www.ddenbu.in.
  • Admission to various U.G. and P.G programs will be processed online. The applicants seeking admission may visit the website www.ddenbu.in and www.nbu.ac.in for on-line admission.
  • 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.
  • The applicant has to register his/ her email address, contact no. and other details for registration. A link with login ID and password will be sent to the registered email address for verification and activation. After carefully going through the prospectus the applicant shall fill up the application form, subject and make payment of course fees and other fees. The payment may be made online using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.
  • After online submission of application form and payment of fees, the applicant needs to download the form and receipt of fees and get them printed. The applicants must submit the print copy of the aforesaid documents, photocopy of uploaded certificates/ testimonials to the DDE NBU office/ Study Centre selected, during the stipulated period as mentioned in the admission schedule.


Application Fee

  • Admission Fee for M.A (1st Semester). – Rs.7500/-; BPL/AAY – Rs.4300/-
  • Admission Fee for B.Com. (1st Semester) – Rs. 6550/-; BPL/AAY – Rs.3950/-
  • Mode of Payment – All payments are to be made using Net banking/ Debit Card


Medium of Instruction

  • The Medium of Instruction shall be English except in Bengali, Hindi and Nepali. The Self Learning Material (SLM) other than language subjects will be supplied in English only. During Examination, the candidates can write the answers in English or Bengali in subjects other than language subjects.



  • The syllabi for the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programmes shall be uploaded in the Centre for Distance and Online Education website (www.ddenbu.in).

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