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Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU, Kolkata, West Bengal
Address:1 Woodburn Park
Kolkata (District Kolkata)
West Bengal, India
Pin Code : 700020


Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU, Kolkata West Bengal is a University recognised by UGC. Status: Open University.

Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU, Kolkata West Bengal is also known as NSOU.

Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU, Kolkata West Bengal was established on / in 1997.


Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU, Kolkata West Bengal is situated in Kolkata of West Bengal state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Kolkata comes under Kolkata (Calcutta) Tehsil, Kolkata District.

Fax # of Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU, Kolkata West Bengal is 033-22835082.

email ID(s) is Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU Kolkata West Bengal

Website of Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU, Kolkata West Bengal is www.wbnsou.com/.


Contact Details of Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU, Kolkata West Bengal are : Telephone: +91-33-22835157


Courses

Courses at Netaji Subhash Open University : Netaji Subhas Open University offers Doctoral, Post Graduate, Graduate, Bachelor's degree preparatory, Vocational training, PG Diploma, Diploma and certificate courses. These courses are offered through various study centers. The details are -

Program offered
M. Phil. in Education
PG Diploma in Hospital Front Office Management
PG Diploma in Psychological Counselling
PG Diploma in Retail Management
B.A. Honours in B.Com. Honours
B.A. Honours in Political Science
B.A. Honours in Economics
B.A. Honours in History
B.A. Honours in English
B.A. Honours in Bengali
B.Sc. Honours in Geography
B.Sc. Honours in Zoology
B.Sc. Honours in Botany
B.Sc. Honours in Mathematics
B.Sc. Honours in Chemistry
B.Sc. Honours in Physics
Certificate in English for Communication
Certificate in Human Rights
PG Diploma in English Language Teaching
PG Diploma in Public Relations and Advertising
PGDJMC
Bachelors Preparatory Programme
Bachelor of Library & Information Science

1.Ph.D
* All subjects of Arts
* Science - Mathematics, Geography, Environmental Science.
* Commerce
* Management
* Computer science
* Computer Application
* Distance education
* Interdisciplinary subjects

2.Master's Degree Courses
* English
* Bengali
* English Language Teaching(ELT)
* Mathematics
* History
* Education
* Geography
* Zoology
* Commerce
* Political Science
* Master of Social Work(MSW)
* Master of Computer Application(MCA)
* Master of Business Administration(MBA)

3.Bachelor's Degree Program (BDP)
* Foundation Courses
(i)Bengali
(ii)English
(iii)Humanities & Social Science
(iv)Science & technology

* B.A (Honours)
(i)Bengali
(ii)English
(iii)History
(iv)Economics
(v)Political Science
(vi)Sociology
(vii)Public Administration

* B.Sc (Honours)
(i)Mathematic
(ii)Physics
(iii)Chemistry
(iv)Botany
(v)Zoology
(vi)Geography

* B.Com (Honours)
(i)Accountancy

4.Bachelor's Preparatory Program(BPP): This course has been devised for those who could not complete their 10+2. with the completion of this course candidates would get direct admission to Bachelor's degree programs.

5.Certificate Courses
* Pre-primary teacher's training
* English for Communication
* Bengali Language
* Human Rights
* Aqua Culture

6.Vocational courses
* Tailoring and dress designing
* House wiring and armature winding
* Repair and maintenance of Electrical and Electronic equipments
* Automobile Repair and Maintenance
* Advance Course on Tailoring and Dress designing
* Advanced Diploma in Tailoring and Dress Designing
* Advance Course on Automobile Engineering.

7.PG Diploma Courses
* PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
* PG Diploma in English Language Teaching (DELT)

8.Diploma Courses
* Entrepreneurship Development and Small Business Management
* Medical Laboratory Technology
* Yoga Therapy and Physiotherapy
* Basic Photography, Advanced Photography
* Advanced Pre-Primary Teachers' Training
* Advertising and Public Relations.

NSOU Study Centers:NSOU has a number of study centers in almost all districts of West Bengal, these are -
* Study Centers for Professional Courses
* Study Centers for B. Ed. in Special Education
* Center for Language Studies( this is NSOU's own study center)


Faculties/Departments
School of Science
* Mathematics
* Zoology
* Geography
* Physics
* Chemistry
* Botany

School of Humanities and Social Science
* Bengali
* English
* History
* Economics
* Political Science
* Public Administration
* Sociology

Department of B.Ed Special Education
Department of Bangla Online


Academics
Programmes offered
The following programmes are offered by Netaji Subhas Open University.

* Undergraduate Honours Courses
Humanities and Social Science: Bengali, English, History, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Public Administration.
Science: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Geography.
Commerce: B.Com.

* Postgraduate Courses
Humanities and Social Science: Bengali, English, English Language Teaching, History, Education, Social Work, Political Science.
Science: Geography, Zoology, Mathematics.
Commerce: M.com
Interdisciplinary Science: Library Science.
Computer Science: MCA.
Business Administration: MBA.

* PhD Programmes
Arts: all subjects
Science: Mathematics, Geography, Environmental Science
Commerce
Management
Computer Science/Application
Distance Education
Interdisciplinary Subjects

Besides NSOU offers various certificate, diploma and postgraduate diploma courses.


Profile of Netaji Subhas Open University NSOU

About University
Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) is dedicated to the memory of Subhas Chandra Bose. An act passed on 20th August, 1997 made provisions for the establishment of NSOU. It is the premier State Open University of India. It carries on its functions from four offices situated in Kolkata. To reach the poor, the deprived, and the disadvantaged population this university has set up a wide network of study centers. There are about 145 study centers at present but the number of study centers will increase in the near future. At present there are about 95,000 students enrolled in NSOU. Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) is the oldest State Open University in India. The Institute had been set up by the W.B. Act (XIX) of 1997 and is also recognized by U.G.C. As of now, the University functions from its four campuses (all situated in Kolkata). The IT campus of NSOU is being developed in the Electronics sector of Salt Lake.

Other Info:
Currently the University has attained the status of Mega University, with 1,00,000 learners in 70 courses. The University is actually aiming to attain the status of e-University in near future.

Introduction
Netaji Subhas Open University offers distance education in eastern India. It is the forty-fifth largest university in the world. The University began its journey in 1997 on the occasion of the birth centenary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The medium of instruction is English and Bengali and has been following the format of the Open University, UK and IGNOU. It offers courses in various disciplines of graduate and postgraduate study. Other than graduate and postgraduate degrees on general subjects the university also offers doctoral level courses on all subjects of arts, commerce and science (mathematics, geography and environmental science) and also in management, computer science and various interdisciplinary subjects. It also offers various postgraduate diploma courses, diploma courses, and also vocational courses.

In 2006, the University received the Excellence in Distance Education Award from Commonwealth of Learning (COL). It was established in 1997 to commemorate the birth centenary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. It has its headquarters at 1, Woodburn Park, Kolkata, once the residence of Netaji. Its medium of instruction are English and Bengali. Modeled on the Open University, UK and the IGNOU, it offers courses in different disciplines of taught graduate and post-graduate study and is one of the largest growing distance education universities in eastern India.

Profile of University
Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) is an open university imparting distance education in eastern India. It is the 56th largest university in the world. Just a decade old, the Netaji Subhas Open University has gained the status of an important center of learning and education. Having its presence in five locations across Kolkata, the Netaji Subhas Open University is also developing a sprawling campus in Kalyani, with a total area of 15 acres. There are around 160 study centers, where the university imparts education to its students.

The Netaji Subhas Open University offers undergraduate, post graduate and PhD programmes in humanities, commerce and science subjects. The NSOU also offers programmes in interdisciplinary subjects like library science. The students can also enroll in professional courses like business administration. The Netaji Subhas Open University is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, which is an organization involved in advancing cooperation among commonwealth nations in the field of education.

Among the facilities provided by the Netaji Subhas Open University to its students, self instructional study papers, radio counseling in an interactive basis and audio-visual aids are a few. One of the important features of this university is that in spite of being an open university, The study material provided by the university are competent enough to guide the students to complete their education with less frequent teacher interaction as compared to the regular class room. Owing to its contributions in the field of distance learning, the Netaji Subhas Open University has won the Commonwealth of Learning Excellence in Distance Education Award for Institutional Achievement, in the year 2006. The NSOU, Kolkata, also has a well stocked library with study resources for all subjects. Apart from this, what attracts students from all over the state is the medium of instruction. Even though the courses are offered in Bangla, the students are allowed to answer in both Bengali and English.

The students who are interested in getting admissions in the Netaji Subhas Open University start preparing before the process starts in around April or May. The Netaji Subhas Open University course fees are ideal for the students who cannot afford to take admissions in other universities due to financial constraints. The distance education courses offered at Netaji Subhas Open University are one of the most popular in the state of West Bengal due to their viability. With all these features the Netaji Subhas Open University is really striving hard to maintain its motive to 'Reach the Unreached'.

History
Established in 1997 by an Act passed by state legislature and recognized by UGC, Netaji Subhas Open University is a prestigious state University in West Bengal. It continued expanding itself and today it has more than 190 study centres spread across the state. Netaji Subhas Open University, also known as NSOU, was established with a goal to offer distance learning in Eastern part of India. Headquarters of the university are located in Woodburn Park Kolkata. NSOU has been recognized by University Grants Commission and it is a member of the Association of Indian Universities. It has been awarded with Excellence in Distance Learning award from commonwealth of learning for institutional excellence in 2006.

Educational Streams
Netaji Subhas Open University offers several professional and online courses in different disciplines that include undergraduate honors courses like Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Commerce. Besides all this the University offers PhD programmes in Arts, Science, Mathematics, Geography, Commerce, Management, Computer Science/Application, Distance Education and interdisciplinary subjects.

NSOU has provisions for several certificate, diploma and post diploma courses. Interested students who want to take admission in the Netaji Subhas Open University should start preparing before the process starts in April or May. The course fee of the University are ideal for the students who cannot afford to take admissions in other universities due to financial constraints.

Facilities
Netaji Subhas Open University has established libraries at its study centers in addition to the central library which is located at the Golf Park Campus. The library is well stocked with study resources for all subjects. Self instructional study papers, radio counseling in an interactive basis and audio-visual aids are some of the facilities provided by NSOU to its students

Campus
The University functions from the following campuses:
* Netaji Subhas Open University, 1 Woodburn Park, Kolkata 700020 (Headquarters of all administrative works)

* Netaji Subhas Open University, 2nd Floor, 134/1, Meghnad Saha Sarani, Kolkata 700029 (School of Professional and Technological Studies, Office of the Controller of Examinations and Centre for Language Studies)

* Netaji Subhas Open University, 24/8, Garcha 1st Lane, Kolkata 700019 (Transmission Centre of FM Channel Gyan Vani).

* Netaji Subhas Open University, 1st Floor, K2, Bidhan Nagar Fire Station, Sector-V, Salt Lake, Kolkata 700091 (School of Sciences , Publications, Online and Video-Conferencing Units)

* Ben Fish Bhavan, Salt Lake (another Print and Publication Section).

The University is developing a 15-acre (61,000 m2) integrated campus at Kalyani. At present, the University is continuing its work with 160 Study Centres. In near future more Study Centres will be opened.

Admissions
Admission Details for Netaji Subhas Open University Kolkata
For admission in Netaji Subhas Open University Kolkata, The Candidate can obtained application form From the admission Office Of the University or also can be obtained by sending DD drawn on any Nationalized Bank in favour of The Convener, Directorate of Admissions, Netaji Subhas Open University Kolkata. Submit the Complete fill-up Application form along with all required Documents and DD, The Application must be Sent Before the last date of Submission application form to University Admission Office Address.

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