List of Universities in Bihar

Bihar has been a surprise package with it comes to education. There have been some very excellent students who have outperformed in spite of all odds. In Bihar there are seventeen state universities, 1 IIT and other four central universities operating in Bihar while Vikramshila Central University and National Skill Central University is proposed, AMU Kishanganj is off-campus center of AMU, two deemed universities, and five private universities are currently functional with 1 more proposed. Since 2005, Bihar has experienced many reforms. Many world-class institutions are developing in the state. Nalanda University, IIT Patna, NIT Patna, etc. As of June 2018, Bihar has 13 functional medical colleges, out of which 8 are owned by the state government, 3 are private medical colleges and two autonomous organizations – IGIMS and AIIMS Patna. As of July 2018, there are there are 3 central government, 19 government engineering colleges in the public sector, and 17 engineering colleges in the private sector in Bihar, and 2 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 10000.

List of Universities in Bihar

Universities in Bihar

UniversityLocationTypeEstablishedSpecializationPermanent campus
Aligarh Muslim UniversityKishanganjCentral2013GeneralUnder Construction
Aryabhatta Knowledge UniversityPatnaState2008TechnologyAvailable
Bhupendra Narayan Mandal UniversityMadhepuraState1992GeneralAvailable
Bihar Agricultural UniversityBhagalpurState2009AgricultureAvailable
Bihar Yoga BharatiMungerDeemed1994 (2000)YogaAvailable
B. R. Ambedkar Bihar UniversityMuzaffarpurState1952GeneralAvailable
Central University of South BiharGayaCentral2009GeneralAvailable
Chanakya National Law UniversityPatnaState2006LegalAvailable
Jai Prakash UniversityChhapraState1990GeneralAvailable
Indian Institute of Technology, PatnaPatnaCentral2008TechnologyAvailable
Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit UniversityDarbhangaState1961SanskritAvailable
Lalit Narayan Mithila UniversityDarbhangaState1972GeneralAvailable
Magadh UniversityBodhgayaState1962GeneralAvailable
Mahatma Gandhi Central UniversityMotihariCentral2015 ()GeneralTemp
Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian UniversityPatnaState2004Arabic ,PersianAvailable
Nalanda UniversityRajgirCentral2014PostgraduateUnder Construction
Nalanda Open UniversityPatnaState1995Distance educationAvailable
Nava Nalanda MahaviharaNalandaDeemed1951 (2006)Buddhism, PaliAvailable
Patna UniversityPatnaState1917GeneralAvailable
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture UniversitySamastipurCentral1970 (2016)AgricultureAvailable
Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur UniversityBhagalpurState1960GeneralAvailable
Veer Kunwar Singh UniversityArrahState1994GeneralAvailable
Bihar Animal Sciences UniversityPatnaState2016 ()VetAvailable
Sandip University, SijoulMadhubaniPrivate2017 ()GeneralTemp
K. K. UniversityNalandaPrivate2017 ()GeneralTemp
Amity University, PatnaPatnaPrivate2017 ()GeneralTemp
Dr C V Raman UniversityVaishaliPrivate2018 ()GeneralTemp
Patliputra UniversityPatnaState2018 ()GeneralTemp
Purnea UniversityPurneaState2018 ()GeneralTemp
Munger UniversityMungerState2018 ()GeneralTemp
Gopal Narayan Singh UniversityRohtasPrivate2018 ()GeneralTemp

Medical Colleges

Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College and Hospital1969GayaAryabhatta Knowledge UniversityGovernment
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna2012PatnaAutonomousPublic
Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital1946DarbhangaLalit Narayan Mithila UniversityGovernment
Government Medical College, Bettiah2008BettiahAryabhatta Knowledge UniversityGovernment
Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences1983PatnaAutonomousPublic
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital1970BhagalpurAryabhatta Knowledge UniversityGovernment
Katihar Medical College and Hospital1987KatiharBhupendra Narayan Mandal UniversityPrivate
Lord Buddha Koshi Medical College and Hospital2012 ‘Affiliation cancelled from 2015’SaharsaBhupendra Narayan Mandal UniversityPrivate
Patna Medical College and Hospital1925PatnaAryabhatta Knowledge UniversityGovernment
Nalanda Medical College Hospital1970PatnaMagadh UniversityGovernment
Narayan Medical College and Hospital2008SasaramVeer Kunwar Singh UniversityPrivate
Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences1963PatnaCalcutta UniversityGovernment
Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital1970MuzaffarpurAryabhatta Knowledge UniversityGovernment
Vardhman Institute of Medical Sciences2013PawapuriAryabhatta Knowledge UniversityGovernment
MATA GUJRI MEMORIAL MEDICAL COLLEGE1990KishanganjAryabhatta Knowledge UniversityPrivate

Institutes of national or state importance

  1. Chanakya National Law University
  2. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hajipur

Engineering colleges

Central government
  1. Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology, Hajipur (CIPET)
  2. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bhagalpur
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Patna
  4. IRIMEE, Jamalpur
  5. National Institute of Technology, Patna
State government
  1. Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Bhagalpur(BCE BHAGALPUR)
  2. Bakhtiyarpur college of engineering,Patna(BCE PATNA)
  3. B.P.Mandal College of Engineering, Madhepura
  4. Darbhanga College of Engineering, Darbhanga
  5. Gaya College of Engineering, Gaya
  9. Katihar Engineering College, Katihar
  10. LokNayak Jai Prakash Institute of Technology, Chhapra
  11. Motihari College of Engineering, Motihari
  12. Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology, Muzaffarpur
  13. Nalanda College of Engineering, Chandi
  14. Purnea College of Engineering, Purnea
  15. R.R.S.D. College of Engineering, Begusarai
  16. Saharsa College of Engineering, Saharsa
  17. Shershah College of Engineering, Dehri
  18. Sitamarhi Institute of Technology, Sitamarhi
  19. Supaul College of Engineering, Supaul
State Govt.-Aided
  1. BIT Mesra Extension Centre, Patna
  2. Women’s Institute of Technology, Darbhanga
  1. Adwita mission Institute of Technology, Banka
  2. Azmet Institute of Technology, Kishanganj
  3. Buddha Institute of Technology [22] [23]
  5. KK College of Engineering and Management, Nalanda
  6. Maulana Azad College of Engineering and Technology, Patna
  8. Millia Institute of Technology, Purnea
  9. Mother’s Institute of Technology, Patna
  10. Moti Babu Institute of Technology, Forbesganj
  11. Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Patna
  12. Patna Sahib College of Engineering & Technology, Vaishali
  13. R.P. Sharma Institute of Technology, Patna
  14. Sityog Institute of Technology, Aurangabad
  15. Siwan College of Engineering and Technology, Siwan
  16. Vidya Vihar Institute of Technology, Purnea
  17. Vidyadaan Institute of Technology and Management, Buxar
Government Polytechnic
  1. Government Polytechnic Patna-7
  2. New Government Polytechnic Patna-13

Government Dental colleges

  1. Patna Dental College

Private Dental colleges

  1. Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Kankarbagh, Patna
  2. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Patna
  3. Mithila Minority Dental College and Hospital, Laheriasarai, Darbhanga
  4. Sarjug Dental College, Darbhanga
  5. Dr. B.R Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Patna
  6. Dr. S.M. Naqui Imam Dental College & Hospital, Darbhanga

MCA colleges

  1. A N College, Patna
  2. Gaya College, Gaya
  3. L.N Mishra College, Muzaffarpur
  4. Vaishali College, Muzaffarpur

MBA colleges

  1. A N College, Patna
  2. International School of Management, Patna
  3. Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya,Gaya
  4. Catalyst Institute of Management and Advance Global Excellence, Patna
  5. Chandragupt Institute of Management, Patna
  6. Cybotech campus, Patna
  7. J.D. Women’s College, Patna
  8. L.N. Mishra Institute of Economic Development and Social Change, Patna

Agricultural institute

  1. Bihar Agricultural University, Sabaur, Bhagalpur
  2. Rajendra Agricultural University, Samastipur
  3. Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Technology, Patna

Fashion, art and design

  1. A N College, Patna
  2. National Institute of Fashion Technology Patna

Hotel management

  1. Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Hajipur

Law institutes

  1. Chanakya National Law University, Patna
  2. S.K.J. Law College, Muzaffarpur


  1. A N Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna, [ANSISS]
  2. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hajipur (NIPER)
  3. Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna

Veterinary Colleges

  1. Bihar Animal Science University, Patna
  2. Bihar Veterinary College

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