National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA)

Updated on: Feb 14, 2013
The National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, is a premier organization dealing with capacity building and research in planning and management of education not only in India but also in South Asia.

In recognition of the pioneering work done by the organization in the field of educational planning and administration, the Government of India have empowered NUEPA to award its own degrees by way of conferring it the status of Deemed to be University in August, 2006.

Like any Central University, NUEPA is fully maintained by the Government of India.

Eligibility and Admission Process to Integrated M. Phil. and Ph. D. Programmes:

Full-time Programme

(a) (i) Candidates seeking admission to the Full-time Integrated M.Phil.-Ph.D. Programme shall have minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) or its equivalent grade in Master’s Degree in Social Sciences and allied disciplines from a recognized university.

(ii) Candidates who are yet to clear their final examination at the Master's level are also eligible to apply provided they pass the examination as per eligibility conditions already laid down at (i) above and submit its proof at the time of interview.

(b) A candidate seeking admission to Full-time Direct Ph. D. Programme shall have an M. Phil degree in an area closely related to educational planning and administration and/or exceptionally brilliant academic record coupled with publications of high quality.

Part- time Programme

A candidate seeking admission to Part-time Ph. D. Programme is required to meet the following criteria:
  • Should possess the educational qualifications as mentioned in Para (a) (i) above;
  • Currently, should be in full-time employment;
  • Should be a senior level educational functionary with a minimum of five years work experience in teaching, educational planning and administration.

NUEPA MPhil/PhD Important Dates

  • Last date for the receipt of application: May 18, 2012
  • Short listing and screening of applications: May 31, 2012
  • Written test and/or personal interview and declaration of final results: Last week of June, 2012
  • Last date for admission: July 10, 2012
  • Commencement of course work: July 16, 2012

Selection and Admission Procedures:

Candidates may apply in the prescribed form (separately for each programme) for admission to M. Phil and Ph. D. programmes of the University along with three copies of the brief write-up on the proposed research topic of a contemporary issue within the broad framework of educational policy, planning and administration.

The Application Form and the Prospectus can be obtained from NUEPA by remitting a non-refundable sum of Rs. 200/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST candidates) by demand draft in favour of Registrar, NUEPA, payable at New Delhi, and if required by post or purchased in person,  through a request addressed to:

The Registrar
National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA)
17-B, Sri Aurobindo Marg
New Delhi-110016

Contact Details
National University of Educational Planning and Administration
17-B, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-110016 (INDIA)
EPABX Nos. : 26863562, 26962335, 26967780, 26962126, 26965305
Ph.: 26962120, 26960428, 26967784, 26962479, 26965996
Fax: 91-011-26853041, 26865180
E-mail: nuepa@nuepa.org
Website: www.nuepa.org
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