About Patna University

Patna University is the first university of Bihar which was established in 1917 during the British Raj. It is the seventh oldest university of the country with rich academic tradition. It is among the best universities of the eastern region of the country imparting the highest level of education. At present it has 31 post graduate departments in the faculties of Science, Social Sciences , Humanities, Law, Education , Commerce and constituent 10 colleges apart from Patna Medical College and Patna Dental college. There are 4 institutes maintained by it as well named Institute of Psychological Research & Services, Institute of Public Administration, Institute of Music, and Institute of Library and Information Science. College of Arts & Crafts is fully devoted to Fine Arts and is one of the best in teaching painting and sculptures etc.

The university now offers distance education as well through Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), catering to the needs of students who are deprived of getting the formal education. The University is eager to start e-learning mode of education and conducts NET examinations as well. It is well equipped with all the modern facilities and amenities to cater the needs of students. It has its own central dispensary, its own press, a well stocked library, sports and cultural clubs for the overall development of the students. For more detailed information regarding admission, examinations, courses offered by the university and other important notifications students can visit the official website

Online education portal also provides great help to the students by providing them all the updated information regarding the important notifications released by the university so that they can take necessary steps for their career related goals.

University Colleges List

Sl.No.College Name
1B.N. College
2College of Arts & Crafts
3Magadh Mahila College
4Patna College
5Patna Law College
6Patna Science College
7Patna Training College
8Patna Women's College
9Patna Women's Training College
10Vanijaya Mahavidyalaya