Frequently Asked Question

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

  1. To apply online please visit RUB website (http://www.rub.edu.bt). Students can apply from any place where there is internet facility.
  2. Requirements for admission to RUB programmes
  3. Citizenship Identity Card/ Valid document from competent authority
  4. Class 12 Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  5. Class 10 Mark Sheet and Pass Certificat

For Government Scholarship, the tuition fee and stipend will be paid by government and besides that you need to pay the following to College;

  1. Security deposit Nu. 1500/- (refundable when you leave the College)
  2. College Development Fund Nu. 500/-
  3. For prayer book Nu. 300/- (the College will issue prayer book)
  4. College Rimdo Nu. 200/-
  5. Student Welfare Fund Nu.200/-

For Self-Finance 

  • 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. 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 the College.

No scholarship is offered by the College as of now.

Sl.#ProgrammeEligibility CriteriaAbility rating pointsGovernment Scholarship
1BA in Language and LiteratureFor 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   




(40 for LCS and 40 for BHSEC)


2BA in Dzongkha and Culture StudiesFor 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
Dazhung/Dzongkha  – 5      
Two others        –  1

3MA in Choekey and Dzongkha
  • ནང་པའི་རིག་གཞུང་ནང་ལུ་ཉུང་ཤོས་གཙུག་ལག་གཞི་རིམ་གྱི་སློབ་སྦྱོང་མཐར་འཁྱོལ་བའི་ཚད་ལྡན་ལག་ཁྱེར་


  • སློབ་ཚན་ཡང་སྐད་ཡིག་གམ་རིག་གནས་ཆོས་ཚན་གཞིར་བཞག་གི་ཐོག་ལས་གདམ་འཐུ་འབད་ནི་ཨིན།
  • ལས་རིམ་འདི་གཡོག་ནང་ཡོད་མི་དང་མེད་མི་གཉིས་ཆ་རའི་དོན་ལུ་ཨིམ་ད་རང་སོའི་ལས་སྡེ་ལས་ཁུངས་ཁག་


  • རིག་གནས་ཆོས་ཚན་དེ་ཚུ་ལུ་གཞི་བཞག་སྟེ་ འཛུལ་ཞུགས་ཆོས་རྒྱུགས་ལེན་ནི་ཨིནམ་ད་ ཆོས་རྒྱུགས་

ནང་ལུ་ཉུང་ མཐའ་བརྒྱ་ཆ་༥༠་ཡན་ཆད་ཡོད་མི་ལས་གྲུབ་འབྲས་གནས་རིམ་ལྟར་ས་གོ་དང་འཁྲིལ་ཏེ་གདམ་


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.160
  1. Master of Arts in Choekey and Dzongkha
  2. Bachelor of Arts in Language and Literature 
  3. Bachelor of Arts in Himalayan Studies
  4. Bachelor of Arts in Dzongkha and Culture Studies