Institutions of Higher Education in Bihar: List of College

The following is a list of institutions of higher education in Bihar, India.

institutions of higher education in Bihar 2020


Institutions of Higher Education in Bihar: Universities

In Bihar there are seventeen state universities, 1 IIT and other four central universities operating in Bihar while Vikramshila Central University and National Skill Central University is proposed, AMU Kishanganj is off-campus center of AMU, two deemed universities, and five private universities are currently functional with 1 more proposed.


University Location Type Established Specialization
Aligarh Muslim University Kishanganj Central 2013 General
Aryabhatta Knowledge University Patna State 2008 Technology
Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University Madhepura State 1992 General
Bihar Agricultural University Bhagalpur State 2009 Agriculture
Bihar Animal Sciences University Patna State 2016 () Vet
Bihar Yoga Bharati Munger Deemed 1994 (2000) Yoga
B. R. Ambedkar Bihar University Muzaffarpur State 1952 General
Central University of South Bihar Gaya Central 2009 General
Chanakya National Law University Patna State 2006 Legal
Indian Institute of Technology, Patna Patna Central 2008 Technology
Jai Prakash University Chhapra State 1990 General
Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University Darbhanga State 1961 Sanskrit
K. K. University Nalanda Private 2017 General
Lalit Narayan Mithila University Darbhanga State 1972 General
Magadh University Bodhgaya State 1962 General
Mahatma Gandhi Central University Motihari Central 2015 General
Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University Patna State 2004 Arabic ,Persian
Nalanda Open University Patna State 1987 Distance


Nalanda University Rajgir Central 2014 Postgraduate
Nava Nalanda Mahavihara Nalanda Deemed 1951 (2006) Buddhism, Pali
Patna University Patna State 1917 General
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture University Samastipur Central 1970 (2016) Agriculture
Sandip University, Sijoul Madhubani Private 2017 General
Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University Bhagalpur State 1960 General
Veer Kunwar Singh University Arrah State 1992 General
Amity University, Patna Patna Private 2017 General
Dr. C.V. Raman University, Bihar Vaishali Private 2018 General
Patliputra University Patna State 2018 General
Purnea University Purnea State 2018 General
Munger University Munger State 2018 General
Gopal Narayan Singh University Rohtas Private 2018 General
Al-Karim University Katihar Private 2018 Medical
Mata Gujri University Kishanganj Private 2018 Medical


Institutes of National Importance

  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hajipur
  • Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Patna
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bhagalpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Patna


Engineering Colleges: Institutions of Higher Education in Bihar

As of July 2018, there are 6 central government, 38 government engineering colleges in the public sector, and 17 engineering colleges in the private sector in Bihar, and 2 government-aided BIT Patna and Women's Institute of Technology, Darbhanga. The overall annual intake of these technical institutes offering engineering education to students in Bihar is approx 10000. Notable examples are listed below.

Central government

  • Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology, Hajipur (CIPET)
  • IRIMEE, Jamalpur Munger

State government

  • Purnea College of Engineering, Purnea
  • Bhagalpur College of Engineering, Bhagalpur
  • Nalanda College of Engineering, Chandi
  • Bakhtiyarpur college of engineering, Patna
  • Gaya college of engineering,Gaya
  • Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar College of Engineering
  • Darbhanga College of Engineering, Darbhanga
  • Loknayak Jai Prakash Institute of Technology, Chhapra
  • Government Engineering College, Madhubani
  • Motihari College of Engineering, Motihari
  • Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology, Muzaffarpur
  • Katihar Engineering College, Katihar
  • Shershah College of Engineering, Dehri
  • Supaul College of Engineering, Supaul
  • Government Engineering College, Vaishali, Vaishali
  • Government Engineering College, Arwal
  • Government Engineering College, Aurangabad
  • Government Engineering College, Jehanabad
  • Government Engineering College, Madhubani
  • Government Engineering College, Khagaria
  • Government Engineering College, Buxar
  • Government Engineering College, Sheikhpura
  • Government Engineering College, Lakhisarai
  • Government Engineering College, Banka
  • Government Engineering College, Kaimur
  • Government Engineering College, Gopalganj
  • Government Engineering College, Munger
  • Government Engineering College, West Champaran
  • Government Engineering College, Nawada
  • Government Engineering College, Samastipur
  • Government Engineering College, Jamui
  • Sitamarhi Institute of Technology
  • BP Mandal College of Engineering

State Govt.-Aided

  • BIT Mesra Extension Centre, Patna
  • Women's Institute of Technology, Darbhanga


  • Buddha Institute of Technology, Gaya
  • Maulana Azad College of Engineering and Technology, Patna
  • Millia Institute of Technology, Purnea
  • Moti Babu Institute of Technology, Forbesganj
  • Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Bihta
  • Patna Sahib College of Engineering & Technology, Vaishali
  • R.P. Sharma Institute of Technology, Patna
  • Vidya Vihar Institute of Technology, Purnea
  • Vidyadaan Institute of Technology and Management, Buxar



  • Government Polytechnic Patna-7

Degree College

  • Oriental college, Patna city
  • Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Patna


Medical Colleges: Institutions of Higher Education in Bihar

As of June 2018, Bihar has 14 functional medical colleges, out of which 9 are owned by the state government, 3 are private medical colleges and two autonomous organisations – IGIMS and AIIMS Patna.

Name Established City University Type
Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College and Hospital 1969 Gaya Aryabhatta Knowledge University Government
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna 2012 Patna Autonomous Public
Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital 1946 Darbhanga Aryabhatta Knowledge University Government
Government Medical College, Bettiah 2008 Bettiah Aryabhatta Knowledge University Government
Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences 1983 Patna Autonomous Public
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital 1970 Bhagalpur Aryabhatta Knowledge University Government
Katihar Medical College and Hospital 1987 Katihar Al-Karim University Private
Purnea Medical College and Hospital Under Construction Purnea Purnea University Government
Lord Buddha Koshi Medical College and Hospital 2012 Saharsa Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University Private
Madhubani Medical College, Madhubani 2019 MAdhubani Aryabhatta Knowledge University Private
Patna Medical College and Hospital 1925 Patna Aryabhatta Knowledge University Government
Nalanda Medical College Hospital 1970 Patna Aryabhatta Knowledge University Government
Narayan Medical College and Hospital 2008 Sasaram Veer Kunwar Singh University Private
Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences 1963 Patna Calcutta University Government
Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital 1970 Muzaffarpur Aryabhatta Knowledge University Government
Vardhman Institute of Medical Sciences 2013 Pawapuri Aryabhatta Knowledge University Government
Mata Gujri Memorial Medical College 1990 Kishanganj Aryabhatta Knowledge University Private


Dental Colleges: Institutions of Higher Education in Bihar


  • Patna Dental College


  • Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Kankarbagh, Patna
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Patna
  • Mithila Minority Dental College and Hospital, Laheriasarai, Darbhanga
  • Dr. B.R Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Patna
  • Dr. S.M. Naqui Imam Dental College & Hospital, Darbhanga
  • Sarjug Dental College, Darbhanga

MCA colleges

  • A N College, Patna
  • Gaya College, Gaya
  • L.N Mishra College, Muzaffarpur
  • Vaishali College, Muzaffarpur


MBA colleges

  • A N College, Patna
  • International School of Management, Patna
  • Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya,Gaya
  • Catalyst Institute of Management and Advance Global Excellence, Patna
  • Chandragupt Institute of Management, Patna
  • College of Commerce, Arts and Science, Patna
  • Cybotech campus, Patna
  • J.D. Women's College, Patna
  • L.N. Mishra Institute of Economic Development and Social Change, Patna
  • Narayan School of Managerial Excellence,Jamuhar,Sasaram


Agricultural institute

  • Bhola Paswan Shastri Agricultural College, Purnea
  • Bihar Agricultural University, Sabaur, Bhagalpur
  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture University, Samastipur
  • Narayan School of Agricltural Scince ,Jamuhar, Sasaram(
    Fashion, art and design
  • A N College, Patna
  • Footwear Design & Development Institute,(FDDI),Amhara, Bihta
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology Patna


Hotel management

Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Hajipur


Law institutes

  • Chanakya National Law University
  • Anugrah Memorial Law college, Gaya
  • B.M.T. Law College, Purnea
  • Bidheh Law College, Madhubani
  • Bihar Institute of Law, Patna
  • Chanakya National Law University, Patna
  • Mahadeo Singh Law College, Bhagalpur
  • S.K.J. Law College, Muzaffarpur
  • Samastipur Law College, Samastipur
  • Vishwanath Singh Law College, Munger
  • Narayan School of Law,Jamuhar ,Sasaram Research
  • A N Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna, [ANSISS]
  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hajipur (NIPER)
  • Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna


List of Government Institution in Bihar

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