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Patna College, Magadh University, Bihar National College, Anugrah Narayan College, Aryabhatta Knowledge University
Patna University, the first university in Bihar, was established in 1917 during the British Raj, and is the seventh oldest university of
the Indian subcontinent. At that time, the jurisdiction of the university extended to Bihar, Odisha, and the Kingdom of Nepal. The university oversaw examinations for educational institutions ranging from school finals to the postgraduate levels. This continued almost for four decades, until the establishment of the Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, and the Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar.
Patna University Wikipedia
Patna University was established in the year 1917 as an affiliating and examining body. On January 2, 1952 it was converted into a purely teaching -cum-residential University with the territorial jurisdiction over Metropolitan Patna. It is one of the oldest Universities in India. It is the first in Bihar, and seventh oldest University in the subcontinent. The University buildings are mostly located on the bank of River Ganges and in the Saidpur Campus.
The university is an affiliating institution and has its jurisdiction over metropolitan Patna. Ten colleges are affiliated into this university.
Patna University has thirty departments organised into eight faculties: science; humanities; commerce; social sciences; education; law; fine arts and medicine.
This faculty consists the departments of physics, chemistry, mathematics, botany, zoology, statistics and Geology.
This faculty consists the departments of english, hindi, bengali, sanskrit, maithili, persian, philosophy, arbic and urdu.
This faculty consists the departments of history, geography, psychology, ancient indian history and archaeology, economics, personal management and industrial relations, sociology, political science and public administration.
Each of this faculty comprises only one department namely, law, education, commerce, fine arts and BDS.
The university and it's affiliated colleges and institutions offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in different areas like law, teacher training, science, arts, commerce, medicine and engineering. Admission in these courses are mainly based on the result of higher secondary (10+2) and graduation (10+2+3) level results, respectively. The aspirants for research level programs have to sit for a qualifying test (RET) followed by an interview. Since 1974, the university also has a Directorate of Distance Education for conducting postgraduate studies in distance education.
Patna University has a central library and computer center. Central Library has a collection of 4,00,000 volumes which includes textbooks, reference books etc, besides 87 periodicals and 50,000 back journals. It also has more than 5000 valuable old very rare manuscripts which is mostly used by research scholars. The Library is working to establish e-resource centre, e-journal facilities and to transform into Digital Library. The Library is open for 24 hours for students. Computer centre takes an important role for spreading the knowledge of computer education/ The University Computer Centre offers Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA) and P.G. Diploma in Bio-Informatics course.Ram Sharan Sharma, historian, also alumnus
Kapil Muni Tiwary, linguist
Hetukar Jha, sociologist, also alumnus
Prof Hari Mohan Jha
Papiya Ghosh, historian, also alumnus
R. K. Sinha, scholar of English
Ravindra Kumar Sinha, Environmentalist and Padma Shri recipient
Nalin Vilochan Sharma, Critic,Poet,stroy writer And Editor Also alumnus
Anugrah Narayan Sinha, nationalist & first Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar
Bali Ram Bhagat, former speaker of Lok Sabha
Balmiki Prasad Singh, scholar, Governor of Sikkim (2008–present)
Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha, 6th Chief Justice of India
Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International
Birbal Jha, author, academician, social thinker and entrepreneur
Devendra Prasad Gupta, Indian botanist and academician
Dilip Sinha, Indian Diplomat and Ambassador
Digvijay Singh (Bihar) Former Union Minister of India
Gopal Prasad Sinha, neurologist, politician
Indradeep Sinha, economist, writer and veteran communist leader
Jayaprakash Narayan, a freedom fighter
Krishna Sahi, Former Union Minister
Shri Krishna Singh, first Chief Minister of Bihar
Lalit Mohan Sharma, former Chief Justice of India
Lalu Prasad Yadav, former Chief Minister of Bihar
Lieutenant General Srinivas Kumar Sinha, former Vice Chief of Army Staff, Governor of Assam, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Ambassador of India to Nepal
Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar
Ram Dulari Sinha, Former Union Minister of state,former Kerala Governor and a Freedom Fighter
Ram Karan Sharma, scholar of Sanskrit
Ram Raj Pant, Founder of Nepal Law College and pioneering linguist of Nepali language
Ravi Shankar Prasad, senior advocate, Supreme Court of India, Former Union Minister and National Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party
Rustum Roy, influential material scientist, Professor and Author
Satinath Bhaduri, novelist
Surur Hoda, Socialist Leader
Sweta Singh, News anchor and Deputy Editor of Aaj Tak.
Tejendra Khanna, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi
Ranjit Sinha, Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation
Vashishtha Narayan Singh, Mathematician
Vikas Jha author and journalist
Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, wrd minister of bihar