Admission Criteria and Tuition Fee for academic year 2022

 Admission into Tertiary Education Programmes for the Academic Year 2022

  1. The Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) will be carrying out admissions to the Colleges of the University online as in the past. Admission to each of the programmes will be based on merit ranking as per the eligibility criteria and ability rating as detailed against each programme.
  2. The online application for both Government Scholarship as well as Self-Financed students in RUB Colleges will open from 10th May 2022 and will close on 24th May 2022 at midnight except for the BEd programmes at Paro College of Education (PCE) and Gyalposhing College of Information Technology (GCIT). To apply online, please visit RUB website (http://www.rub.edu.bt). Students can apply from any place where there is internet facility.
  3. Students wishing to apply for programmes at Gyalposhing College of Information Technology should apply to the College provided they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria below. Please visit the College websites for details.
  4. Students wishing to apply for BEd programmes at Paro College of Education should apply to the College. Please visit the College websites for details.
  5. Tuition fees and accommodation for Self-Financed Students:
    • The tuition fee is 72,526 per year for Arts and Humanities programmes and Nu. 89,849 per year for Science and Engineering programmes. The tuition fee will increase at the rate of 2% per year.
    • Tuition fee is payable at the time of registration in the beginning of each semester at the rate of 36,263 for Arts and Humanities programmes and Nu. 44,925 for Science and Engineering programmes.
    • For other details, please visit the respective Colleges’ websites.
  6. Requirements for admission to RUB Programmes
    • All eligible students seeking admission will have to produce the following documents:
      • Citizenship Identity Card
      • Class 12 Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  1. Eligibility criteria for the different programmes and the number of seats available are listed below:

1. College of Science and Technology (CST), Rinchhending

Sl #

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government scholarship

Self-Financed

1

BE in Civil

Engineering

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 50% each in Physics, Chemistry, Maths, English and pass in Dzongkha

Maths – 5

Physics – 5

Chemistry – 4

English – 3

1 other subject – 1

 

48

12

2

BE in Electrical Engineering

45

5

3

BE in Engineering Geology

24

6

4

BE in Instrumentation and Control Engineering

24

6

5

BE in Electronics and Communication Engineering

28

7

6

BE in Information Technology

40

10

7

Bachelor of Architecture

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 50% each in Physics, Chemistry, Maths, English and pass in Dzongkha

Maths – 5

Physics – 5

Chemistry – 2

English – 3

23

7

Reporting date for 1st year students:

15 July 2022

Total In-take

232

53

Note:

  1. 20 additional seats each in Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering will be reserved for in-service candidates. However, if the seats remain vacant, the remaining seats will be offered to pre-service candidates under self-financed.

 

2. Gedu College of Business Studies (GCBS), Gedu

Sl #

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government scholarship

Self-Financed

1

Bachelor of Business Administration

 

and

 

Bachelor of Commerce

 

Class XII pass students with pass in Business Maths/Maths and Dzongkha  

Commerce/Arts students

Accounts/Economics – 5

Business Maths – 4 

Dzongkha – 2

English – 2   

1 other subject – 1

 

Science students

Maths – 5

Physics/Chemistry/Biology – 4

Dzongkha – 2

English – 2  

  1 other subject – 1

305

131

Reporting date for 1st year students:

22 July 2022

Total In-take

 305

 131

 

3. College of Natural Resources (CNR), Lobesa

Sl #

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government scholarship

Self-Financed

1

BSc in Sustainable Development

For Science/Arts/ Commerce:

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 55% in English and pass in Dzongkha

English – 5

Dzongkha – 3

3 other subjects – 2

 

36

9

2

BSc in Organic Agriculture

Class XII pass science students with 50% each in Biology and Chemistry

Biology – 5

Chemistry – 5

English – 3

Dzongkha – 2

1 other subject – 1

28

7

3

BSc in Environment and Climate Studies

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 50% in Chemistry/ Physics

 

Chemistry/Physics – 5

Biology/Maths – 3

Dzongkha/English/

Environmental Studies – 2

2 other subjects – 2     

24

6

4

BSc in Forestry

Class XII pass science students with minimum of 50% in Biology

Biology – 5

Chemistry – 3

English – 3

Dzongkha – 2

1 other subjects – 1

24

6

5

BSc in Animal Science (Diploma Nested)

24

6

6

BSc in Food Science and Technology (Diploma Nested)

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 50% in Chemistry and Biology and pass in Dzongkha

Chemistry – 5

Biology – 4

English – 3

Dzongkha – 3

1 other subject – 1

24

6

Reporting date for 1st year students:

20 July 2022

Total In-take

 160

 40

 
 

4. Jigme Namgyel Engineering College(JNEC), Dewathang

Sl #

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government scholarship

Self-Financed

1

BE in Power Engineering

Class XII pass science students with 50% each in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and pass in Dzongkha

Mathematics – 5

Physics – 5

Chemistry – 4

English – 3

 1 other subject – 1

 

32

5

2

BE in Mechanical Engineering

20

5

3

BE in Surveying and Geoinformatics

20

5

4

Diploma in Civil Engineering

Class XII pass science students with pass in Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Dzongkha

Maths – 5

Physics – 5

English – 5

2 other subjects – 1

65

20

5

Diploma in Electrical Engineering

40

5

6

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

32

5

7

Diploma in Computer System and Network

35

2

8

Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering

32

3

9

Diploma in Surveying

30

3

10

Diploma in Materials and Procurement Management

Class XII pass students with pass in Maths/Business Maths and Dzongkha

English – 5

Maths/Business Maths – 5

3 other subjects – 1

30

5

Reporting date for 1st year students:

9 -10 July 2022

Total In-take

 336

 58

Note:Students interested to apply for BE in Surveying and Geoinformatics should get their stereo vision tested to complete the laboratory components of digital photogrammetric successfully. 
 
 

4. College of Language and Culture Studies (CLCS), Taktse

Sl #

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government scholarship

1

BA in Language and Literature

For students of Language and Culture Studies:

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 50% in English and 55% aggregate in Choenjug, Sumtag/Ngagtag, Nyengag and Dzongkha/ Dazhung

 

 

 

For BHSEC Rigzhung and general students:

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 50% in English, 60% in Dzongkha or 50% in Rigzhung

For students of Language and Culture Studies:

Choenjug – 5  

Sumtag/Ngagtag – 5   

Nyengag – 5

English – 5 

Dzongkha/Dazhung – 3 

1 other subject– 1

 

For BHSEC Rigzhung and general students;

Dzongkha/Rigzhung – 5

English – 5

3 other subjects – 1   

80

(40 for LCS and 40 for BHSEC)

2

BA in Dzongkha and Culture Studies

For Language and Culture Studies students:

Class XII pass students with minimum 55% aggregate in Choenjug, Sumtag/Ngagtag, Nyengag and Dazhung/ Dzongkha

Choenjug – 5

Sumtag/Ngagtag – 5

   Nyengag – 5       

Dazhung/Dzongkha – 5        

Two other subjects – 1

80

 

Reporting date for 1st year students:

23 July 2022

Total In-take

 160

Note: If the seats for Language and Culture Studies (LCS) or BHSEC are not filled for the BA in Language and Literature programme, vacant seats will be adjusted from either category.

 
 

5. Paro College of Education (PCE), Paro

Sl #

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government scholarship

Self-Financed

1

Diploma in Physical Education and Sports Coaching

For BHSEC or equivalent students

Cass XII pass students with a minimum of 50% each in English and Dzongkha.

 

For Students of Language and Culture Studies

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 50% each in English and Dzongkha/Dazhung

English – 5

Dzongkha – 5

3 other subjects – 1  

 

 

 

 

English – 5

Dzongkha/Dazhung – 5

3 other subjects – 1

20

5

Reporting date for 1st year students:

1 August 2022

Total In-take

20

5

Note:Students seeking admission for the Diploma in Physical Education and Sports Coaching programme should produce a Physical Proficiency Test (video clips) and submit online to Paro College of Education latest by 13 June 2022. For further information, please visit the College website at www.pce.edu.bt 
 
 

6. Sherubtse College (SC), Kanglung

Sl #

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government scholarship

Self-Financed

1

BSc in Data Science

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 55% in Mathematics

Mathematics – 5

4 other subjects – 1

30

0

2

BSc in Statistics

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 55% in Mathematics

Mathematics – 5

4 other subjects – 1

30

0

3

BA in Economics

Science Students           BHSEC or equivalent class XII pass with a minimum of 55% in Mathematics. 

 

Arts & Commerce Students

BHSEC or equivalent class XII pass with a minimum of 55% in Economics/Business Mathematics. 

Mathematics – 5

English – 4

3 other subjects – 1

 

 

Economics/

Business Mathematics – 5

                  English – 4

3 other subjects – 1

25

5

4

BA in History

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 55% in History and 50% in English

History – 5       

English – 3                        

3 other subjects – 1

24

6

5

BSc in Life Science

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 55% in Biology, 45% in Chemistry

Biology – 5        

Chemistry – 4      

Physics – 3          

English – 3        

1 other subject – 1

27

3

6

BSc in Geography

Arts & Commerce Students

BHSEC or equivalent class XII pass with a minimum of 50% in Geography/Business Mathematics

 

Science students           BHSEC or equivalent class XII pass with a minimum of 50% in Chemistry

Geography/

Business Mathematics – 5

English – 3

3 other subjects – 1

 

 

 

Chemistry – 5

English – 3                        

 3 other subjects – 1

27

3

7

BSc in Environmental Science

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 50% in Chemistry and Biology/Environmental Science, and pass in Physics

Chemistry – 5

Biology/Environmental Science – 5

Physics – 2

2 other subjects – 1

27

3

8

BA in Political Science and Sociology

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 50% in English

English - 5

4 other subjects - 1

25

5

9

BA in Population and Development Studies

Arts & Commerce students

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 55% in English and pass in Business Mathematics

 

Science students
Class XII pass students with a minimum of 55% in English and pass in Mathematics

English – 5

  Accountancy/Commerce/

History/Geography – 3

 2 other subjects – 1

 

 

English – 5  

Biology/Chemistry/

Physics – 3                        

2 other subjects – 1

25

5

10

BA in English

BHSEC or equivalent class XII pass students with a minimum of 55% in English

English – 5                        

3 Other subjects – 1

25

5

11

BSc in Mathematics

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 55% in Mathematics, 45% in Chemistry and Physics

Mathematics – 5    

Physics – 4        

Chemistry – 3          

English – 2          

1 other subject – 1

30

0

12

BA in Media Studies

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 55% in English

English/Media Studies – 5         

3 other subjects – 1

25

5

13

BSc in Chemistry

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 55% in Chemistry, 45% in Physics and Maths

Chemistry – 5        

Physics – 4     

Mathematics – 3      

English – 2         

1 other subject – 1

30

0

14

BSc in Physics

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 55% in Physics, 45% in Mathematics and Chemistry

Physics – 5

Mathematics – 4

Chemistry – 3

 English – 2

1 other subject – 1

30

0

Reporting date for 1st year students:

18 July 2022

Total In-take

380

40

Special Scholarship in Leadership for 6 students

1.     Aspiring candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

1.1.  Be a regular student in 2021

1.2.  Served as the School Captain in the academic year 2021

1.3.  Meet the minimum criteria for the programme at Sherubtse College

2.     Merit ranking will be based on the aggregate of four subjects (English plus three best subjects)

3.     Candidates who meet the above criteria should apply through email at འ་ནི་གློག་འཕྲིན་ཁ་བྱང༌འདི་ ཨེས་པམ་བོཊ(spambots)་ལས་བསྲུང་ནུག འདི་བལྟ་ནིའི་དོན་ལུ་ ཁྱོད་ཀྱིས་(avaScript)་འདི་ ལྕོགས་ཅན་བཟོ། on or before 30 May 2022.

4.     The application form can be downloaded from Sherubtse College website: www.sherubtse.edu.bt  

5.     Your application will be acknowledged by an email. If the acknowledgement is not received by 5 June 2022, please contact Student Record Office at 04-535341.

6.     For enquires related to the scholarship, please contact Dean of Academic Affairs at འ་ནི་གློག་འཕྲིན་ཁ་བྱང༌འདི་ ཨེས་པམ་བོཊ(spambots)་ལས་བསྲུང་ནུག འདི་བལྟ་ནིའི་དོན་ལུ་ ཁྱོད་ཀྱིས་(avaScript)་འདི་ ལྕོགས་ཅན་བཟོ།

 
 

7. Gyalposhing College of Information Technology (GCIT)

 

Sl #

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government scholarship

Self-Financed

1

Bachelor of Computer Science

Class XII pass science students with a minimum of 50% in Mathematics

Mathematics – 5

Physics – 3

English – 2  

2 other subjects – 1  

65

20

2

Bachelor of Digital Media Development

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 55% in Mathematics/ Business Mathematics

Mathematics/ Business Maths – 5

Physics/Geography/ Accountancy – 4

3 other subjects – 1 

15

10

Reporting date for 1st year students:

Please visit College website

Total In-take

 80

 30

 
Important Note: Applicants are requested to visit the websites of the respective Colleges for final confirmation on reporting dates.   
 
You may visit us at RUB website, www.rub.edu.bt  

Admission into Tertiary Education Programmes for the Academic Year 2021

  1. The Royal University of Bhutan will be carrying out admissions to the Colleges of the University online as in the past. Admission to each of the programmes will be based on merit ranking as per the ability rating as detailed in the admission criteria.