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Offices and Administration

The University’s Administrative Headquarters are in Rajgir, Bihar. The University maintains an outreach office in Delhi for easier access to all students, scholars and for the ease of all academic collaboration and outreach. The Communications and Admissions divisions of the University also have a presence in the Delhi office.

  • Campus Address:
  • Rajgir, District Nalanda, Bihar, India,
    Pin- 803116,
    T: +91-6112-255330,
    Fax: +91-6112-255766
  • Delhi Office:
  • 2nd Floor, Council for Social Development,
    53 Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, India
    Fax: +91-11-24618351

Vice Chancellor

The Vice Chancellor is the principal academic and executive officer of the University and exercises supervision and control over the affairs of the University. The Vice Chancellor is responsible for all the administrative, academic, financial and other functions of the University.

The Vice Chancellor’s office organises the Vice Chancellor’s academic and administrative schedule and meetings.

  • Prof. Pankaj Mohan
  • Interim Vice Chancellor
  • +91-6112 – 255466


The Registrar conducts all official correspondence of the University and is also the custodian of records and other property of the University. The Registrar oversees the administration of the University and reports to the Vice Chancellor. 

Finance Officer

The Finance Officer exercises general supervision over the the funds of the University and advises the University on its financial policy. The Finance Officer reports to the Vice Chancellor. 

  • Mr. K Chandramoorthi
  • Finance Officer
  • +91-7033581851

The Finance Office is currently supported by two Assistant Finance Officers. 

  • Mr. Shishir Jain
  • Assistant Finance Officer
  • +91-7250891490
  • Mr. Sujitkumar Thakur
  • Assistant Finance Officer
  • +91-7033698514

University Librarian

The University Librarian is responsible for the overall administration, human resource management and budget for the University Library. 

  • Dr. Nihar Kanta Patra
  • University Librarian

Administration Office 

The Administration office supports the Registrar's office. The Assistant Registrars and their team are responsible for managing the infrastructure and facilities within the Campus. All matters relating to office administration, maintenance, IT and Services and Procurement is managed by this office currently.

  • Mr. Krishna Mohan 
  • Assistant Registrar
  • +91-9102011243
  • Mr. Basant Mohapatra 
  • Assistant Registrar
  • +91-7260811527

Academic Office

The Academic office coordinates the administration of all academic programmes offered at Nalanda University and assists the Vice Chancellor in overseeing the academic function of the University.

  • Dr.  Biswachintamani Ambika Prasad Pani
  • Assistant Registrar (Academics) 

Admissions Office and Student Affairs

The Admissions office is responsible for managing all admission related activities of the University. This office is currently also responsible for Student Affairs

  • Mr. Saurabh Choudhary
  • Manager (Admissions )

Engineering Division

The Engineering division is divided into two broad heads-Civil and Electrical. These divisions are together responsible for all construction related activities and facilities management of existing infrastructure and properties of the University.

  • Mr. Joy Chowdhury 
  • Assistant Engineer (Civil)/Acting University Engineer 
  • Mr. Manoj  Kumar
  • Assistant Engineer (Electrical) 

Communications Office

The Communications office, headed by Director (Communications) is responsible for all official publications and other official communications. It is also responsible for building the brand of the University and manages marketing and media relations.

  • Ms. Smita Polite
  • Director (Communications)

RTI Cell

In accordance with the Office Memorandum No. 1/12/2010-IR dated 19-05-2011 issued by the Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension, (Government of India) and in order to ensure effective, transparent and speedy disposal of RTI  matters, an RTI Cell has been set up at the University's interim campus.    

The following officials have been designated to look after the RTI matters under the provisions of the RTI Act 2005

Mr. Krishna Mohan (Assistant Registrar)

Central Public Information Officer (CPIO)


Mr. Prawez Alam (Personal Assistant) 

Assistant  CPIO


Dr. Biswachintamani Ambika Prasad Pani (Assistant Registrar-Academics) 

Transparency Officer


Mr. K. Chandramoorthi (Finance Officer)

First Appellate Authority


The University's administrative offices are located at the interim campus in Rajgir. It also has an outreach office in Delhi.  

V C is the head of the University and is responsible for all the administrative, and academic functions of the University.


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