The Patna University was established under an Act of Legislature in 1917. This is
first university in Bihar and 7th in India. The university has given the responsibility
by the government to administer examinations starting from Matriculation level to
Postgraduate level. During its establishment year the University had jurisdiction
over Bihar, Orissa and Nepal. In 1952, the Patna University was made a residential
From beginning the University has some very well known institutions both professional
and non professional attached with it. It has a full-fledged Law College, Teachers’
Training College along with Engineering and Medical Colleges. The University has
been a saga of progress, advancement, and excellence in the field of higher education.
The University celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1944 and its Golden Jublee (1967),
in the year 1970 with the President of India Sri V. V. Giri as the Chief Guest.
At present the University has 9 Faculties, 32 PG Departments, and 11 Colleges to
its credit. In 1974 the University established a Directorate of Distance Education
(DDE) so as to provide education to those who cannot attend regular university classes.
All the departments of the University are attached with a Departmental / Seminar
Library. Besides University also has Central Library to offer best of the learning
facilities. The Central Library is linked with INFLIBNET. The University also provides
residential accommodation to about 50% of its Male Students and all Female Students.
Patna University has following departments for conduct of different study programs
Sciences /Humanities /Commerce
Of Ancient Indian History & Archaeology
Of Psychological Research And Service
Of Public Administration
Of Applied Economics And Commerce
Of Distance Education
Patna University has some of the Best Colleges attached with it. Following is given
the list of these colleges.
College Of Engineering
of Arts & Crafts
Patna University Patna - 800 005 Bihar
Phone No. -0612 - 2670816 (Off.)
Phone No. (0612)-2670531 (Off),
Phone No. (0612)-2670851 (Off).
Phone No. (0612)-2670853 (Off).
Phone No. (0612)-2670852 (Off),
Prof.(Dr.) Syed Ehteshamuddin
Tel : 0612 - 2670352 (Off.), 2278877 (R)
Fax : 0612 - 2670877
E-Mail : email@example.com
Dr. Vibhash Kumar Yadav
Tel : (0612)-2670531 (Off), 2670664 (R)