World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

List of institutions of higher education in Bihar

Article Id: WHEBN0023131256
Reproduction Date:

Title: List of institutions of higher education in Bihar  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Education in Bihar, Higher education in India, Education in India, Central University, India, Institute of Hotel Management, Hajipur
Collection: Education in Bihar, Lists of Universities and Colleges in Bihar
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

List of institutions of higher education in Bihar


  • Universities 1
  • List of Institutes of National Importance 2
  • List of Institutes of State Importance 3
  • Engineering colleges 4
  • Medical colleges 5
  • MBA colleges 6
  • Fashion, art and design 7
    • Hotel management 7.1
    • Law institutes 7.2
    • Agricultural institutes 7.3
    • Mass media and television, film 7.4
    • NIIT 7.5
    • Teacher training 7.6
  • Research 8
  • Others 9
  • Proposed colleges and universities (WIP) 10
  • Under discussion/proposed colleges and universities 11
  • Institutes working under temporary campuses 12
  • See also 13
  • References 14
  • External links 15


In Bihar there are fifteen state universities, three central universities and two deemed universities & one Private university. It is also proposed to convert RAU to a central university as per the official website of RAU Pusa.

After 2005, Bihar has experienced a lots of reforms. Many world class institutions have been developed in the state. Now Bihar attracts students from across India.Nalanda University will attract the students across the globe. In this way Bihar will regain it lost glory very soon.

Universities of Bihar
Sno University Location Type Established Specialization Sources
1 Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University Madhepura State 1992 General [1]
2 B. R. Ambedkar Bihar University Muzzafarpur State 1952 General [2]
3 Aryabhatta Knowledge University Patna State 2008[3] Technology [4]
4 Chanakya National Law University Patna State 2006 Legal [5]
5 Jai Prakash University Chhapra State 1990 General [6]
6 Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University Darbhanga State 1961 Sanskrit [7]
7 Lalit Narayan Mithila University Darbhanga State 1972 General [8]
8 Magadh University Bodhgaya State 1962 General [9]
9 Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University Patna State 2004[10] Arabic, Persian [11]
10 Nalanda Open University Patna State 1995 Distance education [12]
11 Patna University Patna State 1917 General [13]
12 Rajendra Agricultural University Pusa State 1970 Agriculture [14]
13 Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University Bhagalpur State 1960 General [15]
14 Veer Kunwar Singh University Arrah State 1994 General [16]
15 Bihar Agricultural University Bhagalpur State 2009 Agriculture [17]
16 Central University of South Bihar Gaya Central 2009 General [17]
17 Aligarh Muslim University Kishanganj Central 2013 General [17]
18 Nalanda International University Rajgir International 2014 Postgraduate [17]
19 Nava Nalanda Mahavihara Nalanda Deemed 1951 (2006dagger) Buddhism, Pali [18]
20 Bihar Yoga Bharati Munger Deemed 1994 (2000dagger) Yoga [19]
21 Indian Institute of Technology Patna Patna Central 2008 (dagger) Technology [20]
22 Mahatma Ghandhi Central University Motihari Central 2015 (dagger) General
23 Amity University Bihta Private 2015 (dagger) General
24 Indian Institute of Management Gaya Central 2015 (dagger) Management
25 Tata Institute of Social Science Patna Central 2015 (dagger) Research Institution

List of Institutes of National Importance

List of Institutes of State Importance

Engineering colleges

As of Jun 2014, there are 4 central government, 7 government engineering colleges in public sector and 17 engineering colleges in the private sector in Bihar, including government aided BIT, Patna and Women's Institute of Technology, Darbhanga. The overall annual intake of these technical institutes offering engineering education to students in Bihar is merely 7,600.[21][22]

Central government

State government


Medical colleges



MCI Approval Not recommended

MBA colleges

Key MBA Colleges

Other MBA Colleges

  • International School of Management, Patna (ISM Patna), Patna.[27]
  • Institute of Professional Education & Entrepreneurship (IPEE), Patna[28]
  • Catalyst Institute of Management and Advance Global Excellence, Patna
  • Maa Tara Memorial College, Purnia (MTMC Patna), Patna
  • International School of Business & Media (ISB&M), East Boring Canal Road, Patna
  • Tapindu institute of higher studies (TIHS),SAGUNA MORE, PATNA
  • Aryabhat College of Higher Education, Boring Road, Patna.[29]
  • Aryabhat College of Higher Education, Barrack, Danapur Cantt, Patna.[29]
  • NEEDS- Nalanda Educational & Entrepreneurship Development School, Biharsharif
  • Cybotech campus,Patna
  • A N College, Patna
  • Millia Institute of Technology, M.B.A, Purnea (2002)
  • Deptt. of Business Administration, Gaya College, Magadh University, Gaya
  • Institute of Administrative Studies, R.R. Sahu Centre for Development Admn, Muzaffarpur
  • L.N. Mishra Institute of Management, Muzaffarpur
  • L.N. Mishra Institute of Economic Development & Social Change, Patna
  • Indian Institute of Business Management, Patna
  • A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Sciences, Patna
  • Patna Women's College, Patna
  • Deptt. of Commerce & Business Admn., L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga
  • Institute of Computer Science & Management Studies, Darbhanga
  • University Department of Commerce & Business Administration, T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur
  • Arcade Business College, Patna
  • AMITY Global Business School, Patna Campus
  • Imam College of Business Management & Science, Patna
  • Vaishali Institute of Business & Rural Management, Muzaffapur
  • Institute of Business Management, Darbhanga

Fashion, art and design

Hotel management

  • College of Hotel, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Bodhgaya
  • Hope institute of hospitality management, Patna
  • Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Nutrition, Hajipur.
  • Shanti Sewa Samiti's Indian Institute of Hotel Management, Patna
  • IRCTC catering college (Darbhanga proposed)
  • ACA Institute of Hotel Management (Patna proposed)

Law institutes

Law colleges like Chanakya National Law University are well known here.

  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna
  • B.M.T Law College (Autonomous), Purnea
  • C.M.Law College, Darbhanga
  • A. N. Law College, Gaya
  • S. K. J. Law college, Muzaffarpur
  • T.N.B. Law College, Bhagalpur
  • Maharaja College, Arrah
  • Patna Law College, Patna
  • Bidheh Law College, Madhubani
  • Law College, Samastipur
  • Shivanand Mandal Law College, Madhepura
  • M.S. College, Motihari
  • R.M.M Law College, Saharsa

Agricultural institutes

  • Noor Sarai Horticulture College, Nalanda.
  • Sanjay Gandhi Institution of Daiary Technology, Patna
  • College of Agricultural Engg, Pusa, Samastipur
  • Dumraon Agriculture College, Buxar.
  • Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Technology, PATNA.
  • Bihar Veterinary College, PATNA.
  • Bhola Paswan Sashtri Agriculture College,Purnea.
  • Mandan Bharti Agriculture College,Saharsa.
  • Borlog Institute of South Asia Pusa
  • Rajendra Agricultural University, Samastipur.
  • Bihar Agricultural University, Sabaur,Bhagalpur.

Mass media and television, film

  • Notre Dame Communication Center


  • Computer Institution — Patna, Muzaffarpur & Darbhanga.

Teacher training


  • A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna
  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, (NIPER),Hajipur.
  • National Research Centre for Litchi, Muzaffarpur
  • Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna
  • Bihar Research Institute, Patna
  • K. P. Jaiswal Research Institute, Patna
  • Darbhanga Research Institute, Darbhanga
  • Mithila Sanskrit Snatakottar Adhyayan Awam Sodh Sansthan, Darbhanga
  • Research Institute of Prakrit Jainology & Ahimsa (, Vaishali (Muzaffarpur)
  • Research Institute of Arabi & Pharsi, Patna
  • National Dolphin research centre, Patna
  • Jagjivan Ram Institute of Parliamentary Studies & Political Research, Patna


  • AtoZ Educational & Welfare Trust, Katihar
  • AIM TECH Computer Education, Patna
  • IICT Computer Education, Purnia
  • Maa Tara Memorial College, Purnia
  • Bihar National College, Patna
  • Bihar Veterinary College, Patna
  • RD&DJ College, Munger
  • Science College, Patna
  • C.M. Science College, Darbhanga
  • Bihar School of Yoga, Munger
  • Institute of Silk Technology, Bhagalpur
  • Bikas Infotech Education Society, Purnea[30]
  • A. M. B.Ed. College, Gaya
  • ICTC Training College, Darbhanga[31]
  • M.L.T College, Saharsa [32]
  • Aryabhat College of Higher Education, Boring Road, Patna[29]
  • C.M.J. College, Donwari Hat, Madhubani
  • S.M.J. College, Khajedih, Madhubani
  • St. Xavier's College, Patna

Proposed colleges and universities (WIP)

  • Three Govt medical college in Samastipur, Chhapra (Saran) and Purnia.
  • Bivha College of Medical Science - Promoted by Bivha International School
  • Bivha International School of Education -A Bivha International School Teacher Training Institute.
  • Central University of South Bihar, Gaya (Approved from Central Govt — University Act 2012)
  • Bihar University of Animal Science & Technology as per Bihar Budget 2014-15
  • ESIC Medical College & Hospital, Patna
  • TISS - Patna (expected session 2015-16)
  • Government Medical College and Hospital, Purnea -2015-16
  • Shershah Institute of Medical Sciences, Purnea -2014-15
  • Millia Medical College and Hospital, Purnea-2015
  • Bhubaneshwar Sudama Medical College in Jandaha, Vaishali -2015
  • Rashtra Kavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Engineering College, Begusarai
  • Jannayak karpori thakur Medical College and Hospital Madhepura(expected session 2015-16)
  • Lord Buddha International Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna (expected session 2015-16)
  • Patil Medical & Dental college , Bodh gaya
  • Lord Buddha International Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna (expected session 2015-16)
  • National Research Centre on Integrated Fish Farming, Katihar
  • Forest Univercity, Munger
  • Music Univercity, Patna
  • 5 Engineering colleges at Munger, Begusarai, Katihar, Sitamarhi and Patna
  • fisheries college at Madhubani, a college of horticulture and forestry at Motihari and a college of agriculture at Chhapra or Siwan

Under discussion/proposed colleges and universities

  • IIM Bihar (Probably in Gaya)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Nalanda) (Proposed)11 fifth year plan.
  • Rashtra Kavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Hindi University, Begusarai (Proposed)
  • State University in Nalanda by Bifurcating magadh univercity(Proposed)
  • Sitamarhi institute of technology, Sitamarhi (Proposed)
  • A N S National Cancer Hospital & Institute(Proposed)
  • Bismillah Khan music university in Muzaffarpur (Under Discussion)
  • National Electronic Institute, Patna
  • Bihar Women University, Patna
  • Medical college at Begusarai
  • BHU Campus in Bihar[33]
  • JNU branch in Bihar[34]

Institutes working under temporary campuses

See also


  1. ^ "Welcome to B.N.M.U Madhepura, Bihar.".  
  2. ^ "B. R. Ambedkar Bihar University".  
  3. ^ The UGC does not list a year of establishment. 2008 is the year of the Aryabhatta Knowledge University Act. The 1st Anniversary Celebration was held on 17 March 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011.
  4. ^ "AKU, Patna". Aryabhatta Knowledge University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Welcome to the Official Website of Chankaya National Law University, Patna".  
  6. ^ ".:: Jai Prakash Vishwavidyalaya – History::.".  
  7. ^ "Welcome to KSDSU".  
  8. ^ "Lalit Narayan Mithila Vishvidyalaya".  
  9. ^ "About".  
  10. ^ 2004 is the year listed by UGC. Other possible dates include the act in 1976, its effect in 1998 or the notification in 2006. Documents retrieved 3 September 2011.
  11. ^ "Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University, Patna :: History". Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  12. ^ "About us :: NOU".  
  13. ^ "Patna University".  
  14. ^ "Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa Samastipur , Bihar".  
  15. ^ "Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University".  
  16. ^ "Veer Kunwar Singh University – Home Page".  
  17. ^ a b c d ":: Central University Of Bihar ::".  
  18. ^ "Nava Nalanda Mahavihara". Nava Nalanda Mahavihara. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  19. ^ "BYB – History".  
  20. ^  
  21. ^ "Parents want wards to go for tech education outside Bihar". Times of India. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  22. ^ "7th engineering college of state to open in July". Times of India. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  23. ^ "7th engineering college of state to open in July - The Times of India". 2011-11-08. Retrieved 2014-02-28. 
  24. ^ "Stamp duty relief for shop, house owners - The Times of India". 2008-06-18. Retrieved 2014-02-28. 
  25. ^ "Exalt Group of Institutions". Retrieved 2014-02-28. 
  26. ^ "TISS sets campus date in 2015". Telegraph India. 2014-02-06. 
  27. ^ "International School of Management (ISM), Patna- AICTE Approved MBA Colleges In Bihar". 2013-01-22. Retrieved 2014-02-28. 
  28. ^ "IPEE Patna". Retrieved 2014-02-28. 
  29. ^ a b c
  30. ^
  31. ^
  32. ^ "mltcollege". Archived from the original on 30 September 2012. 
  33. ^ "Banaras Hindu University keen to open branch in Bihar - The Times of India". 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-02-28. 
  34. ^ "JNU and BHU Plans to extend their Centres to Bihar". Retrieved 2014-02-28. 

External links

  • Universities in Bihar
  • List of Engineering Colleges in Bihar
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.