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Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] – Kolkata

DD 26, DD Block, Sector 1, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064

Approved By: AICTE       Type: Public

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About Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU]

The Netaji Subhas Open University is the finest State Open University in all over India. In the year of 1997 was the birth anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The Chief Minister of West Bengal makes an declaration at a State function that an Open University would be started soon and devoted to Netaji’s blessed memory. The Higher Education Minister, Govt. of West Bengal organizes the idea after his visit to the Open University in U.K. Under his guidance and training was set up a ten-member routing the committee which is headed by late Dr. Bhaskar Ray Chowdhury, former Vice-Chancellor of Kolkata University.

Following this, a State Act (W.B. Act (XIX) of 1997 and approved by U.G.C.) was passed on the 20th August in the year of 1997. The Netaji Subhas Open University was recognized by bifurcated Netaji Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) and in terms of the Act of West Bengal State Legislative Assembly and is housed in oldest building of Sri Sarat Chandra Bose, elder brother of Netaji.

Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] Program Offered

UnderGraduate Program:-

  • B.Ed.
  • BSW
  • BCA
  • B.Lib.I.Sc.
  • B.A.
  • B.A Philosophy
  • B.A Sociology
  • B.A Sanskrit
  • B.A Mass Communication
  • B.A Bengali
  • B.A English
  • B.A History
  • B.A Geography
  • B.A Economics
  • B.A Journalism
  • B.A Hindi
  • B.A Vedanta
  • B.A Sanskrit
  • B.A Political Science
  • B.Com
  • B.Com Computer Applications
  • B.Com Tax Procedure and Practice
  • B.Com Tourism and Travel Management
  • B.Com Commerce and Hotel Management
  • B.Com Catering

Post Graduate Program:-

  • M.Lib.I.Sc.
  • M.Com
  • MCA
  • M.Sc.
  • M.Sc. Botany
  • M.Sc. Zoology
  • M.Sc. Electronics
  • M.Sc.  Microbiology
  • M.Sc. Biochemistry
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • MA
  • MA Political Science
  • MA Telugu
  • MA Hindi
  • MA Sanskrit
  • MA Rural Development
  • MA History
  • MA Economics

Certificate Programms

  • Organic Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Safety Skills and Security Management
  • English for Communication
  • Human Rights
  • Woman Program

Ph.D Programms

  • Science
  • Commerce
  • Management
  • Humanities
  • Library
  • Information Science

Diploma Programms

  • Naturopathy
  • Mobile Maintenance
  • Interior Decoration
  • English Language Teaching
  • Stress Management
  • Marketing

PG Diploma Programms

  • Applied Statistics
  • Urban Planning and Development
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Business Operations
  • Educational Management & Administration

Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] Admission Eligibility Criteria

Netaji Subhas Open University PG/ MBA Eligibility Criteria – The students must have completed their graduation from any of the recognized and well-known university with any stream or equivalent.

Netaji Subhas Open University UG Eligibility Criteria – The students must have passed or completed their class 10th and 12th from any of the recognized and well-known board.

Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] Admission Important Dates 2021

Below mentioned are the registration dates

B.A. / B.Sc.In May
M.A. / M.Com3rd Week of July – Last Week of August
B.Spl.Edn.In June

Other important dates;

Availability of Online Admission System3rd Week of November
Verification of Application Forms3rd Week of November
Online/Offline Fees Collection3rd Week of November
Final submission of Application Form4th Week of November

Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] Admission Procedure

Here is the step by step points of the admission process that students can follow to get admission in Netaji Subhas Open University:-

  • First of all visit the official website of the University–
  • Then go to apply section for admission.
  • Then the form will appear, fill up all the details very carefully.
  • After that select the degree for admission option.
  • Now students have to study and upload the passport size photo and signature along with other necessary documents and certificates.
  • Now students have to pay the application fee.

Note: Students will get admission on the basis of merit list and performance in the personal interview (PI) round.

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Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] Program Fees

B.A. 6300
B.Ed. 40000
BSW 7600
BCA 20000
B.Lib.I.Sc. 5000
B.Com. 6300
M.Sc. 10,400
M.Com. 7,600
MCA 1-5 L
MA 3800
MSW 10,400
Certificate 4000
M.Lib.I.Sc. 10,000
PhD 15,000-20,000
Diploma 9000
Advanced Diploma 45,000

Contact Details and Location

Address :DD 26, DD Block, Sector 1, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064

Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] Facilities

Distance education is taking a new dimension in the history of education in the nation. The Kolkata Government has demonstrated commitment to the development of distance learning by going into cooperation and partnership with different Organizations. Distance mode of education helps to update the knowledge base of professionals at their working places. So it always requires special techniques of course design, instructional techniques and communication methods, and organizational and administrative arrangements. In this mode, students are offered to study material.   Distance Learning programs embrace minimal physical contact between the teacher and student but emphasize much reliance on electronic communications. Some of the facilities are described below:-

  • Presentation, exhibition, and the execution of information utilizing efficiency devices.
  • Use of educational modules- particular applications, for example, instructive games, drills and practice, simulations, instructional exercises, virtual lab perceptions and illustrations, representations of unique ideas, musical piece, and master frameworks.
  • Use of information and assets CD-Rom, online reference book, intuitive maps and chart books, electronic diaries, and different references.

Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] Placement

Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] is a Open University.So it does not provide placement to student.Student themselves find suitable jobs.

Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] Scholarships

Candidates who have either completed their diploma/graduation or are pursuing studies leading to graduation /diploma are eligible for the placement. The NSOU has a Placement Facilitation Service for School of Vocational Studies, which provides an online platform to the students to upload their resumes and is an excellent origin to be detected by the proprietor and top companies.

University Grants Commission and National Scholarship Portal will grant scholarships to the students who are eligible for applying.

Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] Review and Reward

The Netaji Subhas Open University is the only State Open University in West Bengal, which build up the quality human resource base of the State and, along with other Open Universities of the country.  Now they move forwards in the improvement of the quality of open distance education. NSOU also aim is to promote and develop appropriate atmosphere to develop an international standard distance education situation in our country, keeping in view of the hassle for education of the learners in tune with the needs of the twenty-first century.

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