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Two-Year Master’s Program in Nalanda University for Academic Batch 2019-21

Posted on: February 13, 2019 | Back | Print

Nalanda University is inviting applications from International students for admission in Two-Year Master’s Program in:
a)    Buddhist Studies, Philosophy & Comparative Religion;
b)    Ecology & Environment Studies; 
c)    Historical Studies.

2. Selection of the International students will be based on the Skype/video interview.

3. The students are requested to submit application form latest by 3rd week of June 2019 as the session starts early August.

4. Students are expected to submit the following documents:
a) A duly filled in application form
b) Scanned copies of mark sheets
c) Statement of Purpose (The Statement of Purpose should reflect on the following points/questions. (i). Write a note on The Relevance of the Culture to Education in Today’s World (ii). Describe the student’s interest in the programme of study. (iii). What motivates the student to pursue an education at Nalanda University?)

5.    The eligibility criteria for the Master's program ( Buddhist Studies, Philosophy & Comparative Religion; Ecology & Environment Studies; and Historical Studies) as follows:
(i) A Bachelor’s Degree (any stream) with a minimum of 15 years of prior studies with a GPA of at least 2.2 or above on a 4 point scale or equivalent grade if other grade point scale is used.
(ii) A student who has a background in any stream i.e. humanities/science/ engineering/management or literature can apply to any of the above said Master's program, which is one of the uniqueness of the Nalanda University.

6.    Age: No age limit 

7.    English Language proficiency: Courses will be taught in English
    The applicants, whose native language is not English shall present the score of any one of the following English Language Tests:
TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Any other standard English test used on an international platform
or completed a full-time degree-level course entirely taught and assessed in English 

Interested candidates are requested to submit a duly filled Application Form and a Statement of Purpose (SOP) toadmissions@nalandauniv.edu.in / foreignstudents@nalandauniv.edu.in and pay an Application Fee of  USD 8 towards the processing of the Application.
For more details, please see Nalanda University Website: https://www.nalandauniv.edu.in/admissions/admission-process/). 

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