Bihar National College

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Bihar National College
B N College
TypeUnder Graduate and Post Graduate College
Established1889 (1889)
AffiliationPatna University
Vice-ChancellorDr. R.B.P Singh
PrincipalDr.Rajkishore Prasad
Location, ,
25°37′12″N 85°09′05″E / 25.6200°N 85.1515°E / 25.6200; 85.1515Coordinates: 25°37′12″N 85°09′05″E / 25.6200°N 85.1515°E / 25.6200; 85.1515
AffiliationsPatna University

Bihar National College is a constituent unit of Patna University.[1] It is a multifaculty college and offers courses in Science, Humanities, and Arts at graduate level.[2]. It is a P.G. (Post Graduate) college but P.G. teaching has been stopped for last many years due to insufficient number of teachers. At present there are 42 faculty members and Principal of the college is Dr. Rajkishore Prasad.


Bihar National College came into being with its status raised to second grade college in year 1889 by the then Government. It was founded as a high school by Babu Bisheshwar Singh in 1883. Later on it was raised to the status of B.A. degree level in 1907 imparting degrees both in arts and science.[3]


The college is situated in central Patna close to Gandhi Maidan with the river Ganges flowing south of it.Hostel facility is also available.[4]


  1. ^ "Affiliated College of Patna University".
  2. ^ Bihar National College Homepage
  3. ^ Bihar And Orissa District Gazetteers Patna By L.S.S. O`malley
  4. ^ Bihar National College on Google Maps