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Livelihood in NNI

With great physical and mental strength earnestly taken by His Holiness since the establishment of the NNI, the growing number of students continually increased, which is beyond the thought. Additionally, everything granted here is free of cost: the accommodation, cloths, foods, and so on.

During the Yarney and special occasions meals are elaborately served, and on top of that, monthly stipends of Rs.50 and annually monk's robs are provided freely. Likewise, if any student get sick or expire, they are treated or taken care by the Institute.

Daily routine of the Institute between Monday and Friday




5:00am- 5:15  am

Rising and washing face


5:15am - 7:00 am

Morning study


7:00am - 8:30 am

Breakfast break


8:30am -11:00 am

Morning class


11:00am- 1:00pm

Lunch break


1:00pm - 3:00pm

Revision class below 4th standards

Self-study above 5th standards

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Tea break


3:30pm -4:30pm

Evening class, mainly for minor subjects

Self-study for those who don't have class

4:30pm -5:00pm



5:00pm - 6:00pm

Debate class


6:00pm - 7:30pm

Supper time


7:30pm - 9:30pm

Night study

Friday: 9:00pm - 9:30pm, gathers for ritual rite

9:30pm - 10:30pm

Tea Break


10:30pm - 11:00pm



11:00pm - 5:00am

Sleeping "bed time".




On Saturday, the same schedule is followed until 08:30hrs. Instead of morning classes, debates in groups are conducted up to 10:30hrs. After that, it is holiday. The other day, Sunday, is full-day holiday and students are free till 19:30hrs. At 19:30hrs, everyone must be present for the debates held in groups of class.  Besides, monthly debate competition between higher and lower class are organized in the same time, and 10:30 to 11:00pm are for self-study.


During the summer retreat

Everyday 6:30am to 7:00am, monks gather for the, Jun-chak-sum-pa. In the day at 11:00 am to 11:40am, all the students gather in the congregation hall and lunch are served.  On Sunday evening between 7:30pm to 9:00pm, students of higher and lower class compete debate. 

Every Thursday evening between 5:00pm to 6:00pm, students above 3rd standard gather in congregation hall where students of seventh year students give discourse, while first and second year are kept outside debating in groups.

On Saturday morning at 8:00am till 11:00am, students of eighth and final year, discuss on the article composed by Kyorpons (assistant teacher).


Preparation of Examination in NNI


Unlike usual, minute changes are made during the preparation season of 23 days for the annual examination:







5am – 7am


7am – 8:30am


8:30am – 10:30am


10:30am – 1pm

Lunch Break

1pm – 3pm


3pm – 3:30pm


3:30pm – 5:30pm


5:30pm – 7:30pm

Dinner Break

7:30pm – 9:30pm


9:30pm – 10:30pm


10:30pm – 5am

Study or sleep


Same till noon. Free till Sunday Evening



7:30pm – 9:30pm, and the same follows