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.
  2. The online application for both Government Scholarship as well as Self Financed students will open from 14th May 2021 and will close on 30th May 2021 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Requirements for admission to RUB Programmes
    • All eligible students seeking admission will have to produce the following documents:
      • Citizenship Identity Card
      • Class 10 Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
      • Class 12 Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  5. 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, Aptitude Test 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)

45

5

3

B.E(Engineering Geology)

25

5

4

B.E(Instrumentation and Control)

25

5

5

BE.(Electronics & Communication Engineering)

28

12

6

BE.(Information Technology)

45

5

 

7

Bachelor of Architecture

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

21

9

Reporting date for 1st year students:

11 July 2021 for B.E (Civil), B. E (Geology) and Bachelor of Architecture.

12 July 2021 for B.E (Electrical), B.E(Electronics & Communication Engineering), B.E(Instrumentation and Control) and B.E(Information Technology).

Total In-take

245

65

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 1 June 2021
  3. Candidates appearing for Aptitude Test of Bachelor of Architecture must bring the following to the Test Centre during the Examination:
    • The BHSEC 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 of Business Administration and

Bachelor of Commerce

 

 

 

 

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

Commerce/ Arts students
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

 

305

 

131

 Reporting date for 1st year students –25 July 2021

Total In-take

305

131

 

College of Natural Resources (CNR), Lobesa

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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 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 and pass in Biology/Maths and Dzongkha

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

24

6

4

BSc in Forestry

For Science students:

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

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

24

6

5

BSc in Animal Science(Diploma Nested)

24

6

 

6

B Sc 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 – 21 July 2021

Total In-take

160

40

 
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

32

5

2

B.E in Mechanical Engineering

20

5

3

B.E 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/B. Maths and Dzongkha

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

30

5

Reporting date for 1st year students – 10 to 11 July 2021

Total In-take

336

58

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

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 passstudents 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 Rigzhungand general students;

Dzongkha/Rigzhung – 5
English – 5
3 other subject – 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 a minimum 55% aggregate in Choenjug, Sumtag/Ngag-tag, Nyengag and Dazhung/Dzongkha

 

Choenjug -5
Sumtag/Ngag-tag 5
Nyengag-5                                            
Dazhung/Dzongkha  - 5      
Two others        -  1

80

Reporting date for 1st year students – 11thJuly 2021

Total in-take:

160

Note: For BA in Language and Literature, If either of the seats marked for Language and Culture Studies (LCS) or BHSEC 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

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 – 26 July 2021

Total In-take

20

5

Students seeking admission for Diploma in Physical Education and Sports Coaching should produce Physical Proficiency Test (video clips) and submit through online to Paro College of Education latest by 11 June 2021. For further information, please visit on www.pce.edu.bt

 

Sherubtse College(SC), Kanglung

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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

Science Students

Class XII pass with a minimum of 55% in Mathematics.

 

Arts & Commerce Students

Class XII pass with a minimum of 60% in Business Mathematics. 

Mathematics - 5
4 other subjects - 1

 

 

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

21

9

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

21

9

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 & Sociology

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

English - 5
4 other subjects - 1

21

9

9

BA in Population & 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

21

9

10

BA in English

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

English - 5                       
3 Other subjects - 1

21

9

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

21

9

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 2021

Total In-take

357

 63

Special Scholarship in Leadership for 6 students

Aspiring candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

1.     1. Be a regular student in 2020

2.     2. Has served as the School Captain in the academic year 2020

3.     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 30th May 2021.

(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 5th June 2021, 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

Admission criteria and intake to the programme(s) of this college will be announced at a later date.