Patna Science College

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Patna Science College
Type Undergraduate and Postgraduate College
Established 1927
Location Patna, Bihar, India
Colors blue
Affiliations Patna University
Website Patna Science College

Patna Science College, established in 1927, is one of the oldest science colleges in Patna, Bihar. It is affiliated to Patna University,[1] and offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in science.


Patna Science College is an institute of higher education in science which began in 1927 as the science department of Patna University. It was opened on 15 November 1928 by the then Viceroy, Lord Irwin.[2] As of 2010, the college offers courses in physics, chemistry, botany, zoology, geology, mathematics, statistics and management, as well as vocational courses. It provides three-year B.Sc. (Honours) and M.Sc. courses in the aforementioned subjects. The College used to offer 10+2 courses, including Junior school, High school and Junior College education, but these have been discontinued.



  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Statistics
  • Geology


  • English
  • Hindi


The college is located between Patna University's main library and the National Institute of Technology Patna on Ashok Rajpath, Patna.


There are five hostels for students that include Faraday House, Cavendish House, Newton House, Ramanujan Bhawan and C.V. Raman Hostel. The Girls' Hostel is shared with other Patna university colleges and it is next to the college. Students also take up residence in nearby private accommodation. Each department has its own library as well as its own building. Students also have access to the Patna University library.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Affiliated College of Patna University". 
  2. ^ "Science College's 85th Foundation Day on Nov 15". The Times of India, Patna. 10 November 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Members : Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 
  4. ^ Mishra, Satyavrat (5 July 2013). "India's own beautiful mind?". Business Standard India. Retrieved 9 January 2018. 

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