Dates back, Bihar was used to be recognized as the godfather of education in India. Bihar is crowned with the honor of holding two major universities Nalanda University and Vikramshila University on its land. Among the Bihar universities, the Patna University is one of the oldest University of India.
The history of education in India upholds Bihar as one of the towering states of India which conceptualized the need for education in ancient India. It was the earnest quest for knowledge that gave birth to the above mentioned Bihar universities which are the two oldest universities of India. In ancient times these two Bihar universities used to draw students from various distant places.
Presently Bihar the state has a large number of universities who come up with varies courses to cater students from all over India. Among the Bihar universities the Patna University is the 7th oldest university of India. With the growing need for education this university came into existence in the year 1917. Eventually, one after another universities started to emerge in Bihar thereafter to meet the need for education.
Following here is a list of Bihar Universities:
- Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Bihar University
- Bihar Yoga Bharati
Ganga Darshan Fort Munger Bihar
- BRA Bihar University
- Lalit Narayan Mithila University
- Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University
- Magadh University
Bodh Gaya, Bihar
- Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences
Sheikhpura Patna, Bihar
- Patna University
- Rajendra Agricultural University
Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar
- Nalanda Open University
Reshmi Complex, 7th Floor Khidwaipuri Patna, Bihar
- Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University
- Veer Kunwar Singh University
- Jai Prakash Vishwavidyalaya
- Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University
Kameshwar Nagar Darbhanga, Bihar