Magadh University

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Magadh University, Bodh Gaya was established by the Government of Bihar under Bihar Act IV of 1961 on 2nd March, 1962, under the Magadh University Act of 1961, with its headquarter at Bodh Gaya. The Magadh University is now governed by Bihar State University Act 1976. The Magadh University Grants Commission recognizes the Magadh University under 2 ( f ) and 12 ( b ).

The Territorial Jurisdiction of the Magadh University is Spread over the whole of the Magadh Division, Patna Division and over Nalanda District of Patna Division. The Magadh University is catering to the educational needs of the seven populous districts of Patna, Nalanda, Nawada, Gaya, Aurangabad, Jehanabad and Arwal.

Magadh University is situated in a lush green and pollution & noise free atmosphere. The Magadh University provides facilities in higher learning and research in the faculties of Science, Social Sciences, Humanities and Commerce.


To extend right opportunities for higher education to the multitude of people, who for one reason or the other are not able to pursue regular study programmes.


To inculcate professionalism to deliver the needs of the society to excel in real life situations at all level.

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Magadh University Courses Offered

I. Under Graduate Courses :

  • BA ( Hons ) Courses :
    Economics, English, Geography, Hindi, Hindi Journalism, Hindi Journalism and Mass Communication, Journalism, Mathematics, Music, History, Persian, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology, Vocational Studies, Urdu.
  • Biotechnology ( BTech ) ( Honours )
  • BBM  ( Bachelor of Business Management )
  • Functional English
  • TTM ( Tourism and Travel Management )
  • BBE
  • BCom ( Bachelor of Commerce ) ( Hons )
  • BEd  Course :
    Home Science
  • BBA ( Bachelor of Business Administration )
  • BSc ( Genl )
    Mathematical Science
  • BSc ( Hons ) Courses :
    Bio – Chemistry, Physics, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Home Science, Mathematics, Home Science Food & Nutrition, Home Science Human Development, Home Science Resource Management, Statistics, Zoology.
  • BSc Courses :
    Applied Physical Sciences
    Applied Physical Sciences ( Electronics )
    Home Science ( Pass )
  • Bachelor of Business administration ( BBA )
  • BMCA ( Honours. )
  • BOMSP ( Honours. )
  • EEM  ( Engineering Economics and Management ( Honours. )
  • BASPSM ( Honours. )

II. Post Graduate Courses :

  • MA Courses :
    Buddhist Studies, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Music, Persian, Political Science, Sanskrit, Urdu, Psychology, Economics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Sociology.
  • MCom ( Master of Commerce )
  • MSc Courses :
    Botany, Computer Science, Mathematics, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Physics.
  • MCA ( Master of Computer Administration )

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Departments of Zoology Magadh University

Faculty of Science

  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Geography

Faculty of Social Science

  • Department of AI and AS
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of history
  • Department of Psychology
  • Institute of Rural Reconstruction Development (IRRDM)

Faculty of Humanities

  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of English
  • Department of Sanskrit
  • Department of Pali
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of Urdu

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Affiliated Colleges of Magadh University

Serial No.Name of the ProgramEligibility
1.PGDM Business AdministrationGraduate from any Discipline.
2.PGDM Biotechnology ManagementBachelor's degree in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Biotech Engineering, Pharmacy Technology, Veterinary Sciences.
3.PGDM Agribusiness ManagementBachelor's degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Agrochemicals, Dairy Science / Technology, Fisheries, Food Science / Technology, Forestry, Home Science, Horticulture, veterinary science or Any Graduate with interest or experience in Agribusiness or Graduates working in Agribusiness, NGO's, Co - operative or Corporate sector can also apply.
4.PGDM Pharmaceutical Management
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Microbiology, Biotech, Chemistry, or Medicine ( MBBS ), Veterinary Sciences, BAMS, BUMS or BHMS.

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Magadh University Contact Details

Magadh University,
Bodh Gaya – 824 234, Bihar,
Phone : 0631 – 2200572,
Website :

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.