Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) is a popular Open University in eastern India. It was Established by W.B. Act (XIX) of 1997 and Recognised by U.G.C. under section – 2(f)of the UGC Act. It was Chief Minister of West Bengal who announced the setting up of an Open University in West Bengal. Year 1997, was Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth centenary year. In his memory, the Higher Education Minister further spearheaded the idea after his visit to the Open University in U.K. Thus on 20th August 1997, the above mentioned act was passed. However, it started functioning with effect from July 1998 Semester. Today, it is the premier State Open University in India. It receives financial assistance from the State Government towards its maintenance and developmental activities. Netaji Subhas Open University Courses include several vocational, professional & Online courses in addition to its existing courses which are of M.Phil. & Ph.D. levels. Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates offered by NSOU are recognised by all the members of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) vide Circular No. EV/II(449)/94/176915-177115 dtd. January 14, 1994 and at par with the Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates of all Indian Universities/Deemed to be Universities vide Circular No. F.1-25/03(CPP-II) dated July 28, 1993 and F.1-52/2000(CPP-II) dated May 05, 2004. It is also recognized by the Distance Education Council, Govt. of India, the regulatory apex body of ODL in India, from which the University receives grants for its different developmental activities. It is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Association of Asian Open Universities (AAOU) and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). The University has about 191 Study Centres which are expanding in numbers with the passage of time. With more than 1,00,000 learners in more than 80 courses, it is also referred as Mega University. The medium of instruction is available in 2 languages i.e. English and Bengali. At present the University functions from its following 6 Campuses : 1. Netaji Subhas Open University, 1 Woodburn Park, Kolkata 700020, Ph. +91-33-2283-5157, Fax : +91-33-2283-5082 (Headquarters of all administrative works). 2. Netaji Subhas Open University, 2nd Floor, 134/1, Meghnad Saha Sarani, Kolkata 700029, Ph. +91-33-2463-0292, Fax : +91-33-2465-6936 (Office of the Controller of Examinations & Centre for Language Studies). 3. Netaji Subhas Open University, 24/8, Garcha 1st Lane, Kolkata 700019, Ph. +91-33-2454-5524 (Transmission Centre of FM Channel Gyan Vani). 4. Netaji Subhas Open University, 1st Floor, K2, Bidhannagar Fire Station, Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700091, Ph. +91-33-2357-2947, 2357-7491, (School of Science, Publication Department). 5. Ben Fish Bhavan, Salt Lake, Sector-V, Kolkata 700091 (Store for Study Materials). 6. Regional Centre, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kalyani Ghoshpara, Kalyani—741235, Ph. +91-33-2502-5066 (University's first eco-friendly green campus).
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All the students of Netaji Subhas Open University those who belongs to Bachelors Degree Annual Exams to be held in March / April 2018, you are suggested to submit your examination application notification along with the fee at your respective college office on or before the last date (If you didn’t submit yet). The students of NSOU those who are preparing to appear for the Undergraduate Annual Exams March 2018, they are eagerly looking for their examination time table notification.
Netaji Subhas Open University is going to release the Annual Exam Undergraduate and Postgraduate 1st, 2nd, 3rd Year Admit Card 2018. Those applicants who are going to appear in the exam may download admit card via the Official Website Portal. Candidates should do full preparation before attending the exam. The University will conduct the Annual Exam in the month of March-April 2018. Students will be able to download the Hall Ticket at the official website. Students can check the Exam Time Table or Date Sheet on the official website.
Before the examination, students are going to prepare for the UG/PG exams and they will occur in the exam hall very soon. And they have needed to admit card before the Examination. Before entering the exam hall students need to download their respective admit card. By entering their require details.
The admission process is very simple as admission is given on first cum first serve basis. Only for B.Spl.Ed., the Students get admission on the basis of marks scored in the entrance exam organized by NSOU. The Students must fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for the courses in the university
Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) Undergraduate Admission 2018
NSOU offers admission in BA, B.Sc. and offers multiple specializations in each. The university also offers a course in B.Com. Students who will take admission in any of the Undergraduate program offered by the university need to INR 480 application fee along with the application form.
Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) Postgraduate Admissions 2018
NSOU offers Postgraduate programs – MA, M.Com., M.Sc., M.Lib.I.Sc., B.Lib.I.Sc. in different disciplines. The application fee for PG programs is INR 480 which includes the cost of registration, identity cum registration card, annual development fee and prospectus fee. The application fee needs to be paid by the Students at any branch of Allahabad Bank.
Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) B.Spl.Ed. Admissions 2018
NSOU offers Bachelor of special education program in 3 disciplines – Mental Retardation, Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment. The admission to this program is based on Students’ score in the entrance exam organized by the university.
List of courses offered by Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU)
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