Admission into Tertiary Education Programmes for the Academic Year 2020

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.

  1. The online application for both Government Scholarship as well as Self Financed students will open from 20 February 2020 and will close on 11 March 2020 at midnight. To apply online, please visit RUB website (http://www.rub.edu.bt). Students can apply from any place where there is internet facility.
  2. Tuition fees and accommodation for Self Financed Students:
    • The tuition fee is 69,710 per year for Arts and Humanities programmes and Nu.86,360 per year for Science and Engineering programmes. The tuition fee which is exclusive of stipend 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 34,855 for Arts and Humanities programmes and Nu.43,180 for Science and Engineering programmes.
    • The accommodation in the college hostels and mess facilities, if available, will be provided. However, students will be required to pay Nu. 350/- per month for Samtse College of Education and Paro College of Education as rent while the rest of the Colleges will charge Nu. 250 per month. Students availing mess facility will also be required to pay the charges for the mess as determined by the mess policy of each of the colleges.
    • For other details, please visit the respective college website.
  3. Requirements for admission to RUB Programmes
    • All eligible students seeking admission will have to produce the following documents:
      • Citizenship Identity Card/ Valid documents from the competent authority
      • Class 10 Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
      • Class 12 Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  4. The eligibility criteria for the different programmes and the number of seats available are listed below:

College of Science and Technology (CST), Rinchhending

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Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government Scholarship

Self Financed

1

BE.(Civil)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

An Aptitude Test will be administered.

Maths – 5
Physics – 5
Chemistry – 4
English – 3
1 other subject – 1

 

 

56

24

2

BE.(Electrical)

35

15

3

B.E(Engineering Geology)

21

9

4

B.E(Instrumentation and Control)

21

9

5

BE.(Electronics & Communication Engineering)

28

12

6

BE.(Information Technology)

35

15

 

7

Bachelor of Architecture

Maths – 5
Physics – 5
Chemistry – 3
English – 3
Aptitude test-2

21

9

Reporting date for 1st year students:
10 July 2020 for B.E (Civil), B. E (Geology and Geological) and Bachelor of Architecture.
11 July 2020 for B.E (Electrical), B.E (Electronics & Communication Engineering), B.E (Instrumentation and Control) and B.E(Information Technology).

Total In-take

217

93

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 available seats will be offered to pre-service candidates under self funding.
  2. The Aptitude Test for B. Architecture will be held on 15 March 2020
  3. Candidates appearing for Aptitude Test of Bachelor of Architecture must bring the following to the Test Centre during the Examination:
    • The BHSCE Examination Admit Card or the equivalent Board Examination
    • Three or four sharpened soft-lead pencils and an eraser.
    • Set of good colour pencils or water colours, or both with appropriate colouring tools like brushes, palette and water for mixing colours.
    • Instrument box and blue ink pen / ball point pen.

Gedu College of Business Studies(GCBS), Gedu

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Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government Scholarship

Self Financed

 

1

 

Bachelor in Business Administration and
Bachelor in Commerce

 

 

 

 

Class XII pass students with pass in B.Maths/Maths and Dzongkha

Commerce/ Arts students

Maths/B.Maths – 4
Accounts/Economics – 5 
Dzongkha – 2
English-2 
1 other subject – 1

Science students

Maths – 5
Physics/Chemistry/Biology – 4
Dzongkha – 2
English-2
1 other subject – 1

 

350

 

150

 Reporting date for 1st year students –26 July 2020

Total In-take

350

150

College of Natural Resources (CNR), Lobesa

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Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government Scholarship

Self Financed

1

B.Sc 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

63

27

2

B.Sc in Organic Agriculture

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

Biology – 5
Chemistry – 5
English – 3
Dzongkha – 2
1 other subject – 1

28

12

3

B.Sc in Environment and Climate Studies

Class XII pass Science students with a minimum of 50% in Chemistry and pass in Biology/Maths and Dzongkha

Chemistry-5
Biology/Maths-3
3 other subjects-2   

25

10

4

B.Sc. in Agriculture(Diploma Nested)

For Science students:

Class XII pass students with pass in Biology, English and Dzongkha.

Biology – 5
English – 5
Dzongkha – 3
2 other subjects – 1

28

12

5

B. Sc. in Animal Science (Diploma Nested)

28

12

6

B. Sc in Forestry(Diploma Nested)

28

12

7

B. Sc. 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

32

13

Reporting date for 1st year students – 18 July 2020

Total In-take

232

98

Jigme Namgyel Engineering College(JNEC), Dewathang

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Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government Scholarship

Self Financed

1

B.E 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

26

11

2

B.E in Mechanical Engineering

18

7

3

B.E in Surveying and Geoinformatics

18

7

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

70

30

5

Diploma in Electrical Engineering

32

13

6

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

26

11

7

Diploma in Computer System and Network

26

11

8

Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering

25

10

9

Diploma in Surveying

24

9

10

Diploma in Materials and Procurement Management

Class XII pass students with pass in Maths/B. Maths and Dzongkha

English-5
Maths/B.Maths-5
3 other subjects-1

28

12

Reporting date for 1st year students – 6 July 2020

Total In-take

293

121

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

College of Language and Culture Studies (CLCS), Taktse

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Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government Scholarship

Self Financed

1

B.A. in Bhutanese & Himalayan Studies

 

For students of Language and Culture Studies:

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

 

 

 

For BHSCE students:

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 50% in English, 60% in Dzongkha and 50% in History

For students of Language and Culture Studies:

Sumtag/Ngagtag – 5
English – 5
Choenjug – 4  
Dzongkha/Dazhung – 4
2 other subjects - 1

 

For BHSCE students:

Dzongkha – 5
English – 4
History – 5 
2 other subjects – 1 

105

(62 LCS)

(43 Others)

45

2

B.A. 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 BHSCE 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 BHSCE Rigzhung and general students;

Dzongkha/Rigzhung – 5
English – 5
3 other subject – 1   

 

 

105

(62 LCS)

(43 Others)

 

45

Reporting date for 1st year students – 11th  July 2020

Total in-take:

210

90

Note: If either of the seats marked for Language and Culture Studies (LCS) or BHSCE are not filled, it will be adjusted from either category.

Paro College of Education (PCE), Paro

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Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Full

Self

1

B.Ed. Primary

 

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

English – 5 
4 other subjects – 1

100

0

2

B.Ed Primary(Dzongkha)

 

For students of Language and Culture Studies:

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 50% aggregate in the four core subjects(Nyengag, Choenjug, Sumtag/Ngagtag, Dzongkha/Dazhung) and pass in English

 

  

For Rigzhung Elective students:

Class XII pass students with a minimum of 65% in Dzongkha, 55% in Rigzhung and pass in English

Nyengag – 5
Choenjug – 5
Dzongkha/Dazhung – 5
Sumtag/Ngagtag – 5
English – 1
1 other subject – 1

  

Dzongkha – 5
Rigzhung – 5
English – 1
2 other subjects – 1

52

(40 LCS)

(12 Others)

If the seats are not filled under one category then it will be adjusted from the other category.

18

(13 LCS)

(5 Others)

 

 

3

Diploma in Physical Education and Sports Coaching

For BHSCE 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

 

18

7

 Reporting date for 1st year students – 20 July 2020

Total In-take

160

25

  1. Physical Proficiency Test for Diploma in Physical Education and Sports Coaching will be held at Paro College of Education on 23 April 2020. Students will have to pass the Test for securing admission into the programme.
  2. Students have to produce BHSCE Examination Admit Card or equivalent Board Examination at the time of Test.

Samtse College of Education (SCE), Samtse

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government Scholarship

Self Financed

B.A. Social Work

(Science/Arts/Commerce)
Class XII pass students with a Minimum of 50% in English

English – 4
Dzongkha - 2
3 Other subjects - 1 

25

10

Reporting date for 1st year students -                        18 July 2020

Total In-take

25

10

Sherubtse College(SC), Kanglung

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Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government Scholarship

Self Financed

1

B.A. 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

28

12

2

B.Sc. in Environmental Science

Class XII passed Science students with a minimum of 55% in Chemistry and 50% in Biology/Environmental Science, and pass in Physics.

Chemistry – 5
Biology/Environmental Science - 4
Physics - 3
2 other subjects - 1

28

12

3

B.A. in Dzongkha and English

For BHSCE or equivalent students                              Class XII pass students with a minimum of 55% in Dzongkha/Rigzhung and English.

 

 

 

For students of Language & Culture Studies (LCS)   

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

Dzongkha/Rigzhung- 5       
English - 5                      
3 other subjects - 1

 

 

English - 5
Dzongkha - 5 
3 other subjects 1

 

28

(16 BHSCE or equivalent 12 LCS)

    12

(7 BHSCE or equivalent 5 LCS)

If either of the seats marked for LCS and BHSCE are not filled, it will be adjusted from the other category.

4

B.Sc. in Life Science

Class XII pass Science students with a minimum of 55% in Biology, 45% in Chemistry and pass in Dzongkha.

Biology - 5      
Chemistry - 4     
Physics - 3         
English - 3       
Dzongkha - 1 

42

18

5

B.A. in Economics

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

 

 

Arts & Commerce Students

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

Mathematics - 5        
English - 4                        
3 other subjects - 1

 

Economics/B.Mathematics - 5                  English - 4                                  
3 other subjects - 1

28

12

6

B.A. in Population & Development Studies

Arts & Commerce students

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

 

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

English - 5 Accountancy/Commerce/History/Geography - 3
2 other subjects - 1

 

 

English - 5
Biology/Chemistry/ Physics - 3                 
2 other subjects - 1

28

12

7

B.Sc. in Geography

Arts & Commerce Students

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

 

Science students           BHSEC or equivalent class XII passed 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

28

12

8

B.A. in Political Science & Sociology

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

English - 5        
Dzongkha - 2                  
3 other subjects – 1

38

17

9

B.Sc. in Mathematics

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

Mathematics - 5  
Physics - 4      
Chemistry - 3        
English - 2        
Dzongkha - 1 

28

12

10

B.A. in English

BHSEC or equivalent Class XII passed candidates with a minimum of 55% in English.

English - 5                      
3 Other subjects – 1

28

12

11

B.Sc. in Chemistry

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

Chemistry - 5      
Physics - 4   
Mathematics - 3    
English - 2        
Dzongkha – 1

25

11

12

B.Sc. in Physics

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

Physics – 5
Mathematics – 4
Chemistry – 3
English – 2
Dzongkha – 1

25

11

13

B.A. in Media Studies

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

English - 5        
3 other subjects - 1

28

12

Reporting date for 1st year students – 19 July 2020

Total In-take

           382

     165

Special Scholarship in Leadership for 6 students

Aspiring candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

1.     Be a regular student in 2019

2.     Has served as the School Captain in the academic year 2019

3.     Meet the minimum criteria for the programme that they would be participating in at Sherubtse College

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

Candidates who meet the above criteria should apply through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 14 March 2020.

(Download application form from Sherubtse College website: www.sherubtse.edu.bt). Your application will be acknowledged by an email. If the acknowledgement is not received by 15 March 2020, please contact Student Record Office at 17288455. For enquires related to scholarship, please contact Dean of Academic Affairs at 17122132 during office hours.

Gyalpozhing College of Information Technology(GCIT), Gyalpozhing

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Programme

Eligibility criteria

Ability rating points

Seats

Government Scholarship

1

B.Sc. in Computer Science

 

Class XII pass Science students with a minimum of 50% in Mathematics and pass in Dzongkha.

Mathematics – 5
Physics – 3
English – 2
2 Other subjects – 1

40

2

B.Sc. in Information Technology

Class XII pass Science students with a minimum of 50% in Mathematic and pass in Dzongkha.

Mathematics – 5
Physics – 3
English – 2
2 Other subjects – 1

64

Reporting date for 1st year students – 19 July 2020

Total Intake

104