Patna University, Patna

PU Patna - Patna University

  • Patna, Bihar
  • ESTD 1917
  • State University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Laboratory

  • Classrooms

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc]
1Year Full Time
5.0 ₹8,200 per year Apply Now
Master of Arts [M.A]
2Years Full Time
5.0 ₹7,400 per year Apply Now
Master of Finance and Control [MFC]
2Years Full Time
4.0 ₹9,000 per year Apply Now
Master of Computer Applications [M.C.A]
3Years Full Time
N/A ₹36,000 per year Apply Now
Master of Laws [L.L.M]
2Years Full Time
5.0 ₹2,077 per year Apply Now
Master of Commerce [M.Com]
2Years Full Time
4.0 ₹2,790 per year Apply Now
Master of Education [M.Ed]
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹1,877 per year Apply Now
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]
2Years Full Time
5.0 ₹10,000 per year Apply Now
Master of Social Work [MSW]
2Years Full Time
5.0 ₹15,000 per year Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc]
2Years Full Time
5.0 ₹4,850 per year Apply Now

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Shri Ram Nath Kovind
Dr Shiva Jatan Thakur
Head, Department of English
Dr Shardendu Kumar
Head, Department of Hindi
Prof. Akhilanand Tripathi
Head, Department of Sanskrit
Prof. Mamta Das Sharma
Head, Department of Bengali
Prof. Birendra Jha
Head, Department of Maithili
Dr Md. Abid Hussain
Head, Department of Persian
Prof. R. S. Arya
Head, Department of Philosophy
Prof. S. M. Javed Hayat
Head, Department of Urdu

About University

Patna University was established in the year 1917 and it functioned as affiliating and examining body for over 30 years. From January 2, 1952, the University was converted into a purely teaching -cum-residential University with the territorial jurisdiction over Metropolitan Patna.

  • The university was established under The Patna University 1976 [Bihar Act 24 of 1976].
  • It is the seventh oldest Universities in the Country and In Bihar, it is the first University. 
  • The Patna University has 31 Postgraduate Departments in the different fields.
  • The University also offers self-financed courses of Master of Business Administration (MBA) in the Department of Applied Economics and Commerce, the Department of Personnel Management and Industrial Relation etc.
  • The University was fortunate to be guided by eminent personalities of Bihar and Orissa viz. Hasan Imam (ex-President of Indian National Congress), Sachidanand Sinha (the first President of the Constituent Assembly of India and the longest serving Vice-Chancellor of Patna University), Braj Kishore Prasad (a great freedom fighter) and Dr. Rajendra Prasad (the first President of our republic and an eminent freedom fighter) to name a few.
  • There are thirteen colleges under the jurisdiction of Patna University, out of which 3 are girls and 8 are co-educational Institutions. 
  • The University has a sprawling campus spread in the area of 180 acres, stretching over a distance of 10 km, extending from the Patna Women’s College to the Patna Law College and is situated on the bank of the river Ganga.

Seminars and Workshops:

  • University workshop on National e-Governance Plan
  • 49th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society at the Department of Statistics
  • National Conference on Mathematics



B. N. College

Patna Science College

College of Arts & Crafts

Patna Training College

Magadh Mahila College

Patna Women’s College

Patna College

Vanijaya Mahavidyalaya

Patna Law College

Women’s Training College


Department of English

Department of Arabic

Department of Hindi

Department of Urdu

Department of Sanskrit

Department of Economics

Department of Bengali

Department of Sociology

Department of Maithli

Department of Geography

Sports Awards and Honors:

  • Hosted East Zone Inter University Cricket Tournament and the team qualified and participated in the Inter Zonal Tournament and also selected for participating in the Vizzy Trophy Tournament at Amritsar.
  • The sports team comprising around 60 boys and girls participated in “Eklavya”, the Inter-University Sports meet held at Ara and brought home twenty-three medals.
  • Inter University Table Tennis meet at L. N. M. University, Darbhanga.
  • The power lifting team from PU won the Bronze medal at the All India Powerlifting Competition held at Amritsar, 2012.


  • Lifetime Achievement Award to Prof. Lalji Prasad (Department of Mathematics)
  • Padmshree award to Dr. Kalim Ajiz



  • The Central Library of the University is catering to the needs of the students, staff and research scholars. The Library has been connected to internet and steps are being taken to computerize the working.
  • The Library is connected to INFLIBNET and steps to computerize its working are under process.


No. of Volumes

4, 00, 000



Old Manuscripts



  • 2500 Scholarships for the Students with Disabilities
  • Mexican Government Scholarship 2015 for International Students


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Contact Details

Phone No:
Ashok Rajpath, Near Patna College
Patna - 800005
Bihar , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Science College Bus Stop bus stand 0.66Km
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