Patna University About
In the year 1917 Patna University was established and it functioned as affiliating and examining body for over 30 years. With the territorial jurisdiction over Metropolitan Patna on January 2, 1952 it was converted into a purely teaching -cum-residential University. It is one of the oldest Universities in the Country. In the subcontinent, it is the seventh oldest University in Bihar it is the first. On the bank of River Ganges the University buildings are located and in the second Campus i.e. Saidpur Campus. In the faculties of Education, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences, Commerce, Law the Patna University has 31 postgraduate departments and 10 constituent colleges, apart from Patna Dental College and Patna Medical College in the Faculty of Medicine whose management and control are with the State Government. on the campus of College of Arts & Crafts and a Faculty of Fine Arts has also been started. The University is eager to start e-learning. In the Department of Applied Economics and Commerce the University is also running the Master of Business Administration Course.
|Institute Type||State Government University|
|Name of the Institute||Patna University - PU|