Updated On - June 28th 2019, Updated By - Ravi


Netaji Subhas Open University is a state open university imparting distance education in eastern India. Netaji Subhas Open University provides distance education at graduation and posts graduation levels in different subjects. The application process of the university starts every year in the month of July. The university is located at salt city lake in Kolkata.

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University NameNetaji Subhas Open University
University TypeState
Accredited byUGC
LocationNadia, West Bengal, Nadia, 741235
Campus Area15 Acres
Application ModeOnline & Offline 
ChancellorShri Keshari Nath Tripathi
Accommodation FacilityFor both (Boys & Girls)
Vice ChancellorSubha Shankar Sarkar
How to Reach-
Founded In1997
Sports FacilitiesYes
Distance LearningYes
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Netaji Subhas Open University Nadia Admission 2019

Netaji Subhas Open University is the private university state open university. This university is founded in 1997. University offers the graduation courses as well as the post graduation courses in distance education. University released the application form on the university website. Candidate needs to visit a university website and download the application form. Candidate admission depends on the basic entrance exam. this exam is conducted by the university. The Netaji Subhas Open 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.

Eligibility Criteria:-

If the candidate takes the admission in this university then university declares some eligibility criteria.  If the candidate takes the admission in graduation then-candidate required the 12th class passing certificate from a recognized board. If the candidate takes the admission in post graduation then the candidate must be required the graduation degree in relevant subject from a recognized university.

Main Feature 

  • 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 the languages classes to the students like the English language in various specialization.
  • 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. 

Courses offered by the university:

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

Undergraduate courses

Bachelor of Arts(B.A) in

  • Bengali
  • English
  • History
  • Political science
  • Economic
  • Sociology
  • Public administration

Bachelor of Commerce(B.COM)

Bachelor of Science(B.SC.)in

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Geography
  • Physician assistant

Postgraduate courses

Master of Arts(M.A) in

  • Bengali
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • The English language teaching
  • History
  • Political science
  • Public administration
  • Sociology
  • Ethics
  • Master of science(M.A) in
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Zoology
  • Master of Commerce(M.COM)
  • Master of social work(MSW)
  • Master of library and information science(M.LIB)

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

Diploma courses & certificate courses are available

Postgraduate Diploma in management

  • Retail management
  • Taxation

Postgraduate Diploma in

  • Hospital management
  • Physician assistant
  • Disaster management
  • Office management & secretarial practice
  • Export-import & international finance
  • Accounts & financial management
  • Journalism & mass communication
  • Advertising and publication
  • Front office
  • Psychological counseling  And many more courses are available
  • Certification courses
  • Foreign language
  • Youth in development work
  • Organic farming
  • Videography & editing
  • Human rights
  • Health & fitness

Eligibility criteria:



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

Eligibility criteria for B.SPL.ED

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

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

Application  process:

  • Undergraduate courses
  • Go to the official website of NSOU
  • Click on the given link of application form
  • Fill 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.  

Netaji Subhas Open University Placement Nadia

This University does not provide the placement direct or indirect but it also provides a platform to the students. It provides the third party for the registration but not provides the job guarantee. If the candidates are eligible and also have all skills then the candidate can grab the opportunity and place in any companies.    


Information is not available about the scholarship will update soon.

Award & Ranking

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

University Aims

The aim of the university is to-

  • Provide education at a very low cost to those students who can’t afford 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.

Contact Details:

Website:- http://www.wbnsou.ac.in/

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



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