Aryabhatta Knowledge University

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Aryabhatta Knowledge University Patna
AKU Bihar logo.png
Other name
AKU Patna
Established2010 (12 years ago) (2010)
Academic affiliations
ChancellorGovernor of Bihar
Vice-ChancellorSurendra Pratap Singh
Location, ,

Coordinates: 25°35′33″N 85°08′06″E / 25.5925°N 85.1350°E / 25.5925; 85.1350
Aryabhatta Knowledge University is located in Patna
Aryabhatta Knowledge University
Location in Patna
Aryabhatta Knowledge University is located in Bihar
Aryabhatta Knowledge University
Location in Bihar
Aryabhatta Knowledge University is located in India
Aryabhatta Knowledge University
Location in India

Aryabhatta Knowledge University (AKU Patna) is a collegiate public state university[1] located in Mithapur, Patna, Bihar, India. It was named after the Indian astronomer Aryabhatta.

Apart from a few notable exceptions, AKU has authority over technical education all over the state of Bihar, and it functions as the state technological university of Bihar. It is recognised and approved by AICTE. It is a statutory requirement for colleges offering any program in engineering, medical or technology in the state to be affiliated with the university. It also has four schools:

  • Centre for Geographical studies.
  • Centre for River studies.
  • Centre for Journalism and Mass Communication.
  • Patliputra School of Economics.


The university operates from its own office in Mithapur, Patna.


The university was established in 2010 by the Government of Bihar through the Aryabhatta Knowledge University Act, 2008.[2][3] It was established for the development and management of educational infrastructure related to technical education, medical, management and allied professional education in Bihar.

Affiliated colleges[edit]

In the session 2020–21, university has 56 Engineering and pharmacy colleges, 15 medical colleges, 33 educational colleges, 8 community colleges, 36 nursing colleges and 11 vocational colleges.[4]

Engineering and pharmacy colleges[edit]

The Engineering and pharmacy colleges under Aryabhatta Knowledge University include.[5]

Medical colleges[edit]

The Medical colleges under Aryabhatta Knowledge University include.[6]

Pharmacy colleges[edit]

The Pharmacy colleges under Aryabhatta Knowledge University include.[6]

Educational colleges[edit]

  • St. Xavier's College of Education, Patna
  • Amaltas College of Education, Rohtas
  • Trident BEd College, Giddha
  • Hari Narain Singh Institute of Teacher's Education, Sasaram
  • Kingway Technical Institute, Kaimur
  • Radhakrishnan College of Education, Patna
  • Maitreya College of Education & Management, Vaishali
  • Harakhdeo Singh College of Education Ramanuj Bag, Nalanda
  • Maa Aranya Devi BEd College, Bhojpur
  • R.L. Mahto Institute of Education, Samastipur
  • Mundeshwari College for Teacher Education, Patna
  • Raj Mata Madhuri Devi Teacher’s Training College, Khagaria
  • Ganga Global Institute of Teacher Education, Begusarai
  • S. S. College of Teacher Education, Patna
  • Surendra BEd Teacher Training College
  • Himalaya Teacher’s Training College, Patna
  • Veerayatan BEd College, Nalanda
  • Mamta Institute of Education, Siwan
  • Acharya Sudarshan BEd College, Sitamarhi
  • KGI School of Education, Patna
  • Janardan Prasad Singh Teachers Training College, Saran
  • Kamla Bhubneshwer BEd College, Begusarai
  • Deshratna Rajendra Prasad Shikshak Prashikshan Mahavidyalaya, Patna
  • Bhagawati Singh Memorial BEd Mahavidyalaya, Bhabhua
  • R.S. Sharda Devi Education College, Vaishali
  • Government Women's College, Gardanibagh
  • Tarkeshwar Narayan Agrawal Teacher's Training College, Harigaon
  • Chanakya Foundation, Patna
  • Tapeshwar Singh Teacher's Training College, Bhojpur
  • Maryada Purushotam College of Education, Buxar
  • Bhuwan Malti Teachers Training College, Motihari
  • Gyan Prakash Swami Vivekanand Teacher's Training College, Khushrupur
  • Gautam College of Education, Chapra
  • Indrakali Ramjee Singh BEd College, Gopalganj

Vocational & professional college[edit]

The Vocational and Professional colleges under Aryabhatta Knowledge University include.[7]

  • Vidya Vihar Institute of Technology, Purnia
  • Ambedkar Institute of Higher Education, Danapur, Patna AKU Website
  • Cimage Professional College, Patna
  • Sityog Institute of Technology, Aurangabad
  • Azmet Institute of Technology, Kishanganj
  • Adwaita Mission Institute of Technology, Banka
  • Moti Babu Institute of Technology, Forebesganj
  • Mamta Institute of Education, Siwan AKU link
  • Siwan Engineering & Technology, Siwan
  • R.P. Sharma Institute of Technology, Patna
  • St. Xavier's College of Management & Technology, Patna
  • Cimage Professional College, Patna
  • IMPACT, Patna
  • International School of Management, Patna
  • Indian Institute of Business Management, Patna
  • Ganga Global Institute of Management Studies, Begusarai
  • Lalit Narayan Mishra Institute of Economic Development & Social Change, Patna

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "List of State Universities as on 29.06.2017" (PDF). University Grants Commission. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  2. ^ "The Aryabhatta Knowledge University Act, 2008" (PDF). Government of Bihar. 2008. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Tech cradles fail to shift to permanent campus". The Times of India. Times News Network. 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  4. ^ ".:Official Website : Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Patna:". Retrieved 1 February 2020.
  5. ^ "List of Engineering Colleges under AKU". Retrieved 26 February 2020.
  6. ^ a b "List of Govt. Medical Colleges under AKU". Retrieved 26 February 2020.
  7. ^ "List of Educational Colleges under AKU". Retrieved 26 February 2020.

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