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Veer Kunwar Singh University

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Veer Kunwar Singh University
Mottoविद्या धर्मेण शोभते
Motto in English
Knowledge Shines with Righteousness
Established1992 (32 years ago) (1992)
ChancellorGovernor of Bihar
Vice-ChancellorShailendra Kumar Chaturvedi
AffiliationsUGC, AIU

Veer Kunwar Singh University was established on 22 October 1992 with its headquarters at Arrah, under the Bihar University Act 1976 [as amendment Act 9 of 1992]. It is named after Kunwar Singh, the well-known national hero and a distinguished freedom fighter of 1857.

It is in the list of recognized universities under section 2(f) of the U.G.C. Act. All of its 17 constituent colleges and one affiliated college receive financial assistance from U.G.C. by virtue of being constituent/affiliated colleges of the erstwhile Magadh University in Bodh-Gaya, Bihar.It is in the list of recognized universities under the AICTE with ID-1-44497171004 for Master of Business Administration and Master in Computer Science .It is in the list of university under the Department of Higher Education , Government of India with code-U-0077 and under Institution's Innovation Council with ID-IC202431006.It is in the list of recognized university under National Council for Teacher Education with Code No-APE00529 for B.Ed course.


The university conducts teaching and learning in areas such as physics, chemistry, botany, zoology, mathematics, computer science, commerce, history, economics, management, law, sociology, geography, etc. It also runs exchange programs in affiliation with colleges and institutes in and around the state.


Its jurisdiction extends over four districts, Bhojpur, Buxar, Kaimur and Rohtas.[1]

Affiliated colleges[edit]

  • Sumitra Mahila College Dumraon
  • K.K Mandal College Buxar
  • P.C College Buxar
  • T.S.I.M College, Ara, Bhojpur
  • Jan Sahkari College (Barap), Garhani Bhojpur
  • D.K college dumrao , buxer jila

Constituent colleges[edit]

Constituent colleges of Veer Kunwar Singh University[2]

  • Harprasad Das Jain College, Ara
  • Maharaja College, Ara
  • S.B. College, Ara
  • Jagjiwan College, Arrah
  • M.M. Mahila College, Ara
  • M.V. College, Buxar
  • D.K. College, Dumraon
  • Shersah College, Sasaram
  • S.P. Jain College, Sasaram
  • Rohtas Mahila College, Sasaram
  • Sri Shankar College, Sasaram
  • A.S. College, Bikramganj
  • J.L.N. College, Dehri-on-sone
  • S.N. College, ShahmalKhairadeo
  • Mahila College, Dalmianagar
  • S.V.P. College, Bhabhua
  • Gram Bharti College, Ramgarh

Notable alumni[edit]