Explore Our Campus
The University presently functions from its New Campus, Rajgir. The sprawling 455.19 acres of land was gifted by the State Government of Bihar in 2011 to Nalanda University. The campus combines state-of-the art technologies with planning principles of the ancient Nalanda University to create a carbon neutral and zero-waste campus.
Access to Campus
The Campus is open from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM, 5 days a week. Individuals who wish to enter the University campus should have a valid identity proof and legitimate purpose for their visit or be an invited guest of a student, staff, faculty member or University. The entrance of the interim campus will remain closed from 9:30 p.m. until 8 a.m. the following morning for visitors. However, faculty, staff and students with valid IDs will be permitted to enter the campus.
The University Library
The Nalanda University Library is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Monday to Sunday). It is a fully air-conditioned library with Wi-Fi connectivity. It is fully automated with KOHA ILM software and also has locker facilities for the students. Though at a nascent stage, it is evolving at a great pace and is envisioned to become the hub of student activity in future. Library facilities are intended to help students in their academics and research work. (The facilities are primarily for the use of those holding University IDs.) All visitors to the Nalanda University Library must comply with rules and regulations of the University Library that are specified in the Library Rule Book.
Students can grab a quick bite between classes at the University Cafeteria situated in the main building. It provides healthy and sumptuous food. The cafeteria is open on weekdays between 9 am to 7 pm.
The University has a well-equipped Laboratory for its students in the School of Ecology and Environment Studies to help them perform their research work with ease.
The University has a five-bedded Primary Health Care Centre/mini-hospital on Campus to take care of the needs of the Nalanda community. The services of the Health Care Centre may be accessed 24×7 by students, faculty and staff of the University. The Health Care Centre is provided with the facility of Resident Doctors and Nurses, apart from visits by specialists on a regular basis. Important medical facilities, such as X-Ray, Pathology Laboratory, Pharmacy and Ambulance are made available round the clock.
Sports and Games
The University has made arrangements for recreation, sports and games at various Residence Halls.
Campus Dining Facilities
The dining area in the Residence Hall ensures a balanced meal for its students, keeping in mind their varied cultural backgrounds and food habits. For more details about the rules and regulations related to Dining Halls, kindly refer to the Residence Hall Handbook.
The University currently has residence halls spread across the town of Rajgir. The facilities at the Residence Halls and the rules and regulations are specified in the Residence Hall Handbook.
International Convention Centre
In addition to the University’s own facilities, the University also uses the Rajgir International Convention Centre – an impressive facility with auditoria of various sizes, seminar rooms, an art gallery, film theatre and a cafeteria. This facility is adjacent to the University Residence Hall.
A shuttle service is provided to all Nalanda University community members from the Interim Campus to the Residence Halls daily from 8:40 a.m. till 9:15 p.m.
All students have the permission to bring bicycles if they wish to cycle from the Residence Halls to the Interim Campus and also to generally move around Rajgir.
Weekend Shuttle Service to Patna
Students can comfortably travel to and fro from Campus to Patna and Gaya on first and third Saturdays of every month respectively, with our Shuttle Service.
However, these services are not available during vacations.