Mirza Ghalib College

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Mirza Ghalib College
Motto Spread Education to Minority and all
Type College
Established 1969
Affiliation UGC
Academic affiliation
Magadh University
Principal Prof.
Location Gaya, Bihar, India
Campus Urban
Colours Red and white         

Mirza Ghalib College, Gaya is a Minority College in Gaya offers courses up to Post Graduation in (Arts, Science, Commerce). It was established in year 1969 and affiliated by Magadh University Bodh Gaya gaya.[1][2]


Efforts of philanthropists Khan Bahadur Abdul Hafeez (Founder President) and Abdus Salam (Founder Secretary), Mirza Ghalib College, Gaya, a Government Aided Muslim Minority P.G. Unit of Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya, Bihar, came into existence in 1969, centenary year of Mirza Asadullah Begh Khan Ghalib, a great Urdu poet. Khan Bahadur Abdul Hafeez was a retired Deputy Commissioner of Excise of North Bihar under the British government. He received his title of Khan Bahadur from the British Government for his exceptional work and report of the toddy survey of Bihar.

Ever since its establishment, the college has been imparting education in the faculties of Science, Arts and Commerce up to the Graduation level. The State Government has granted permanent affiliation in Science, Arts & Commerce up to Degree level. The college also provides Post Graduation education in Botany, Chemistry, Zoology and Psychology. This UGC-enlisted college also offers vocational courses in Computer Application, Management and Interdisciplinary Biotechnology (B.C.A., B.B.M. & Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons.). It has the distinction of being the first college in the Magadh division of Bihar to start Biotechnology course in 2005. This college has a well developed infrastructure in terms of faculty, library and laboratories for imparting quality education to its students. Some major departments of this college have provision of seminar library. This college has separate arrangement for the education of girl students in the morning shift.



  • Indoor Games
  • Common Rooms for Teachers
  • Hostels
  • sports facility
  • canteen for Students
  • library


Coordinates: 24°47′28″N 84°59′34″E / 24.7912°N 84.9928°E / 24.7912; 84.9928