Updated On - October 21st 2022, Updated By - ishika




NSOU, the only State Open University in West Bengal, is committed to building up the quality human resource base of the state and, along with other Open Universities in the country, is striving to improve the quality of open distance education. It also aims to promote and develop an appropriate environment for the development of an international standard distance education environment in our country, keeping in mind the demands of education of the learners in accordance with the requirements of the 21st century.

The University has offered a good education with excellent facilities to all students to learn education in a good environment from this university and made life is professionals.

Netaji Subhas Open University Highlights

University NameNetaji Subhas Open University
University TypeState
Accredited byUGC
LocationNadia, West Bengal, Nadia, 741235
Campus Area15 Acres
Application ModeOnline & Offline 
ChancellorJagdeep Dhankhar,(Governor of West Bengal)
Accommodation FacilityFor both (Boys & Girls)
Vice-ChancellorSubha Shankar Sarkar
Founded In1997
Sports FacilitiesYes
Distance LearningYes
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Main Features Of NSOU

  • This University was established in 1997 and recognized by the University Grant Commission.
  • University also provides education in distance learning.
  • Study Material:- University provides the study material to the students that are self-learning and Self-Instructional Format study material.
  • Centre for Language Studies:- University provides language classes to students like the English language in various specializations.
  • Gyan Vani:- University has a radio FM channel. This channel is purely dedicated to education.
  • Library:- University has a library where books, journals, periodicals, and magazines are present. 

Aim of Netaji Subhas Open University

The aim of the university is to-

Provide education at a very low cost to those students who can’t afford the expenses of higher education.
Education to those students who aren’t able to attend regular classes in college.
These types of open universities provide an opportunity for students to continue their higher education along with earning money.

Courses Offered By NSOU:

The university offers courses in all three streams- science, commerce, arts.

Netaji Subhas Open University UG courses

  • B.A. in Bengali
  • B.A. in Economics
  • B.A. in English
  • B.A. in History
  • B.A. in Political Science
  • B.A. in Public Administration
  • B.A. in Sociology
  • B.Ed. Special Education (MR/HI/VI)-ODL
  • B.Sc. in Botany
  • B.Sc. in Chemistry
  • B.Sc. in Geography
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics
  • B.Sc. in Physics
  • B.Sc. in Zoology
  • Bachelor in Commerce
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Post Graduate Diploma courses

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Apparel Designing & Fashion Technology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Risk Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in e-Accounting & Financial Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Export-Import Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Front Office Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Modern Office Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Needle Work & Knitting
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relation and Advertising
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Sports & Competitive Yoga
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Travel & Tourism
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Values, Ethics & Leadership

Apart from these many other courses are also available in Netaji Subhas open university

Diploma Courses & Certificate Courses

  • Certificate of Human Rights
  • Certificate in Manabi -Vidya- Amra Pari (Women Program)
  • Certificate in Organic Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Certificate of English for Communication
  • Diploma in DTP & Networking
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship Dev. & Small Business Management
  • Diploma in Pre-Primary Teachers’ Education-Montessori
  • Diploma in Safety Skills & Security Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Management

  • Tailoring & Dress Designing (Advance Course)
  • Tailoring & Dress Designing (Advanced Diploma Course)
  • Tailoring & Dress Designing (Basic Course)

Netaji Subhas Open University PG courses

  • M.A. in Bengali
  • M.A. in Education
  • M.A. in English
  • M.A. in English Language Teaching
  • M.A. in History
  • M.A. in Political Science
  • M.A. in Public Administration
  • M.Sc. in Geography
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics
  • M.Sc. in Zoology
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Library and Information Science
  • Master of Social Work

Netaji Subhas Open University Admission 2023

NSOU offers graduation courses as well as post-graduation courses in distance mode. The university releases its application form on the NSOU official website. The candidates need to visit the university to fill out the admission form. Students who wish to fill BPP registration form will get it by paying Rs 150.

Netaji Subhas Open University Fee Structure 2023


Advanced Diploma2 year(s)Rs.43,000
Bachelor of Arts [BA]3 year(s)Rs.4,600
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]3 year(s)Rs.9,080
Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc]1 year(s)Rs.8,600
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]3 year(s)Rs.7,600
Certificate Course1 year(s)Rs.6,500
Diploma2 year(s)Rs.15,800
Diploma in Animation1 year(s)Rs.10,000
Diploma in Business Management1 year(s)Rs.9,500
Diploma in Computer Applications1 year(s)Rs.8,000
Diploma in Education1 year(s)Rs.9,000
Diploma in Engineering1 year(s)Rs.9,200
Diploma in Fashion2 year(s)Rs.31,000
Diploma in Hospitality1 year(s)Rs.12,000
Diploma in Humanity Arts1 year(s)Rs.7,000
Diploma in Medical1 year(s)Rs.8,000
Diploma in Paramedical2 year(s)Rs.12,000
Diploma in Science1 year(s)Rs.9,600
Master of Arts [MA]2 year(s)Rs.14,200
Master of Commerce [M.Com]2 year(s)Rs.15,300
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]2 year(s)Rs.21,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]2 year(s)Rs.72,300
Master of Social Work [MSW]2 year(s)Rs.5,800
Post Graduate Diploma3 year(s)Rs.32,000

Eligibility Criteria Of Netaji Subhas Open University 



Selection process

Course duration


Must pass 10+2 examination or equivalent or must pass BPP with PSS from this university or any other recognized university.



3 years


Must pass in 10+2 examination or equivalent with 40% at least or BPP with PCO from this university or any other recognized university.


3 years


Must pass in 10+2 examination or equivalent with 50%  


3 years


Graduation (BA) in the relevant subject.


2 years


B.Sc. in the relevant subject.


2 years


Graduation in B.Com/BBA


2 years


Graduation in Bachelor’s of Social work


2 years


B.Lib.I.Sc. Or Graduation in any discipline with min. 45% marks


2 years

Netaji Subhas Open University Study Material Click Here

Eligibility Criteria for B.SPL.ED

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Science, Social Science or Humanities with a minimum of 50% marks

Selection on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate in the university entrance exam

Netaji Subhas Open University Admission Procedure 

  • Go to the official website of NSOU
  • Click on the given link of the application form
  • Fill in all the details accurately
  • Submit the application fee
  • Registration fee can be paid by the online mode

Note: The fees need to be paid by the candidate at any branch of Allahabad Bank.   

Award & Ranking

Award:-  University won Excellence in Distance Education Award (EDEA) from the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) for institutional excellence.

Netaji Subhas Open University Contact Number, Website,& Address:

Official Website:- http://www.wbnsou.ac.in/

Address:- DD-26, Sector-I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700 064.

Contact Number: 03218-223655




The Eligibility criteria are different for the different courses.
The candidate must visit the official website of the University.
Yes, But must keep the result at the counseling time.
The candidate cannot update any information after submitting the application form.
The candidate must keep all document which is listed here. High School Mark-sheets and Passing certificate Intermediate Mark-sheets and Passing certificate Category Certificate Transfer Certificate Admission Test Admit card Income Certificate Character Certificate

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