List of institutions of higher education in Bihar

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The following is a list of institutions of higher education in Bihar, India.

Universities[edit]

In Bihar there are seventeen state universities (Patliputra University,Bihar Animal Science University & Purnea university opened in 2016), nine (seven working and two proposed) central universities, two deemed universities, and five private university proposed.

Since 2005 Bihar has experienced many reforms. Many world-class institutions are developing in the state. Nalanda University and the proposed Vikramshila University will attract students from across the globe. To improve skill development, the central government has decided to build India's first national skill development university in Bihar. Bihar's government has also given its consent to open five private universities.

Universities of Bihar
Sno University Location Type Established Specialization Permanent campus Sources
1 Aligarh Muslim University Kishanganj Central 2013 General Under construction [1]
2 Aryabhatta Knowledge University Patna State 2008[2] Technology Under construction [3]
3 Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University Madhepura State 1992 General Available [4]
4 Bihar Agricultural University Bhagalpur State 2009 Agriculture Available [1]
5 Bihar Yoga Bharati Munger Deemed 1994 (2000dagger) Yoga Available [5]
6 B. R. Ambedkar Bihar University Muzaffarpur State 1952 General Available [6]
7 Central University of South Bihar Gaya Central 2009 General Under construction [1]
8 Chanakya National Law University Patna State 2006 Legal Available [7]
9 Jai Prakash University Chhapra State 1990 General Available [8]
10 Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya Gaya Central 2015 Management Construction proposed
11 Indian Institute of Technology, Patna Patna Central 2008 Technology Available
12 Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University Darbhanga State 1961 Sanskrit Available [9]
13 Lalit Narayan Mithila University Darbhanga State 1972 General Available [10]
14 Magadh University Bodhgaya State 1962 General Available [11]
15 Mahatma Gandhi Central University Motihari Central 2015 (dagger) General Temp
16 Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University Patna State 2004[12] Arabic, Persian Not available [13]
17 Nalanda International University Rajgir Central 2014 Postgraduate Under Construction [1]
18 Nalanda Open University Patna State 1995 Distance education proposed at Rajgir [14]
19 Nava Nalanda Mahavihara Nalanda Deemed 1951 (2006dagger) Buddhism, Pali Available [15]
20 Patna University Patna State 1917 General Available [16]
21 Rajendra Agricultural University Pusa Central 1970 (2016dagger) Agriculture Available [17]
22 Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University Bhagalpur State 1960 General Available [18]
23 Veer Kunwar Singh University Arrah State 1994 General Available [19]
24 Patliputra University Patna State 2016 (dagger) General Temp
25 Purnea University Purnea State+ 2016 (dagger) General Temp
26 Bihar Animal Science University Patna State 2016 (dagger) Vet Temp
  • yet to begin session

Institutes of national importance[edit]

Universities of Bihar
Sno Institute Location Type Established Specialization Campus Sources
1 National Institute of Technology Patna Central 2004 Technology New campus proposed
2 Indian Institute of Technology Patna Central 2009 Technology Available
3 Indian Institute of Management Gaya Central 2015 Management Proposed
4 National Institute of Fashion Technology Patna Central 2008 Fashion Available
5 AIIMS Patna Central 2012 Medical Under construction
6 NIPER Hajipur Central 2008 Pharmacy Temporary campus

Institutes of state importance[edit]

Engineering colleges[edit]

As of April 2016, there are four central government, 13 government engineering colleges in the public sector,[20] 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 approx 9000.[21][22]

Central government[edit]

State government[edit]

Private[edit]

Medical Colleges[edit]

Government Medical Colleges[edit]

Private Medical Colleges[edit]

Dental colleges[edit]

Government

  • Patna Dental College

Private

MCA colleges[edit]

MBA colleges[edit]

Agricultural institute[edit]

Fashion, art and design[edit]

Hotel management[edit]

Law institutes[edit]

Research[edit]

Teacher training[edit]

Others[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d ":: Central University Of Bihar ::". cub.ac.in. Central University of Bihar. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "AKU, Patna". akubihar.ac.in. Aryabhatta Knowledge University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Welcome to B.N.M.U Madhepura, Bihar.". bnmu.in. Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "BYB – History". yogavision.net. Bihar Yoga Bharati. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "B. R. Ambedkar Bihar University". brabu.net. B. R. Ambedkar Bihar University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Welcome to the Official Website of Chankaya National Law University, Patna". cnlu.ac.in. Chanakya National Law University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  8. ^ ".:: Jai Prakash Vishwavidyalaya – History::.". jpv.bih.nic.in. Jai Prakash University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "Welcome to KSDSU". ksdsu.edu.in. Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  10. ^ "Lalit Narayan Mithila Vishvidyalaya". lnmu.bih.nic.in. Lalit Narayan Mithila University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  11. ^ "About". mudde.org. Magadh University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  12. ^ 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.
  13. ^ "Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University, Patna :: History". mmhapu.bih.nic.in. Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  14. ^ "About us :: NOU". nalandaopenuniversity.com. Nalanda Open University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  15. ^ "Nava Nalanda Mahavihara". navnalanda.com. Nava Nalanda Mahavihara. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  16. ^ "Patna University". patnauniversity.ac.in. Patna University. Archived from the original on 11 June 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  17. ^ "Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa Samastipur , Bihar". pusavarsity.org.in. Rajendra Agricultural University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  18. ^ "Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University". tmbu.org. Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  19. ^ "Veer Kunwar Singh University – Home Page". vksu-ara.org. Veer Kunwar Singh University. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  20. ^ http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160806/jsp/bihar/story_100815.jsp#.V6WZoNJ97IU
  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. 

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