Education in Bihar

The proud Indian history of educational accomplishments and richness of innovation has always attracted students and education enthusiasts from round the world. Universities such as Vikramshila and Nalanda are the foremost establishments of education in Bihar, which helped the world in spreading the rays of knowledge and education to primitive and less advanced societies. Authorities of Indian education system are helping Bihar to work its way up and reclaim its past glory.

Progress Of Education In Bihar

Indian government is designing foolproof education plans such as- ‘Skill development initiatives and vocational training’ and ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ to bring Bihar among the top most literate and educationally advanced states of India. Proper support (in terms of financial donation and preparation of the education system) from central and state government has paid off a lot. Education minister of Bihar has already set the plan in motion, where schools are planned to be transformed on the model of community colleges of U.S. Students have started to flock to the state of Bihar for their education, whether it is primary, secondary or higher education.

Strengthening Foundation from The Root

Indian government is strengthening the primary and secondary education of Bihar. Most of the schools are affiliated to CBSE and ISCE boards. Some of the most popular schools in Bihar are Adwaita Mission High School, Assembly Of God Church School, B D Public School, Balika Vidyapeeth, Carmel High School and many more.

Bihar also has many renowned colleges that attract a lot of students. Some of these colleges are Bihar Institute of Technology, Bhagalpur College of Engineering, A B R College, Bihar College of Engineering, Bhagalpur National College and many more. Government is currently working on establishing vocational education facilities and skill centres to build up a modern environment for enthusiastic students.

Schools in Bihar

Patna is the hub of Primary schools in Bihar. Take a look at the table below to know more about some of the schools that impart primary level education in Bihar:

Name of School City
St. Mary’s Primary School Patna
Bhupatipur Primary School Patna
Govt. Primary School Patna

Collages in Bihar

A wide range of Under Gradate, Graduate, Post Graduate as well as Vocational Courses are offered by the universities in Bihar. Some courses have been tabulated below with the names of the universities, and the eligibility criteria for the same:

University Course Name Kind of Course Eligibility
Patna University MBA PG Level Bachelors Degree in Arts/ Commerce/Science with 45% or more
Jai Prakash Vishwavidyalaya L.L.B Graduation Degree of graduation in any discipline with minimum 40% marks
Magadh University BCA Graduation Need to pass Inter with Physics+Chemistry+Maths
Nalanda University Ph.D. Post Graduation Post Graduation in Relevant Area
Nalanda University B.Ed Courses Graduation Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with a minimum of 45% marks at graduate level with 2 Years teaching experience
Jai Prakash Vishwavidyalaya B.A (Hons) Graduation Intermediate level exam has to be cleared with a minimum of 40% marks
Tilaka Manjhi Bhagalpur University LLM Post Graduation A graduate degree in Law

Universities in Bihar

There are a number of Universities in Bihar that offer higher education at the degree level to the students. Given below is a list of all the Universities in Bihar along with their locations:

Name of the University Location
Nalanda Open University Patna
Patna University Patna
Bhagalpur University Bhagalpur
Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi Mesra
Magadh University Gaya
Jai Prakash Vishwa Vidyalaya Chapra
B R Ambedkar Bihar University Muzaffarpur
Rajendra Agricultural University Pusa
Veer Kunwar Singh University Arrah
Lalit Narayan Mithila University Darbhanga
Women’s Institute of Technology Darbhanga
Tilaka Manjhi Bhagalpur University Bhagalpur
Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University Darbhanga
Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Patna
B N Mandal University Madhipura
Central University of Bihar Patna