Best Universities in BIHAR


Bihar has been known for oldest Nalanda and Vikramashila Universities. Thus from the fifth century, Bihar has been a center of a rich tradition in terms of learning and education. Organizations like the University of Patna along with other institutes of higher education, explicitly, Science College, Patna Medical College and Hospital and National Institute of Technology have brought a huge transformation in the educational scenario of the state. However, in recent years a void in educational infrastructure was seen which lead to migration of students to another part of the country. Considering this scenario education minister and concerned authority successfully implemented new educational reforms to streamline the education structure. This includes free primary education, mid-day meals and most important provision of distance education.


Bihar has been well known for its contribution in trade and commerce, thus studies and courses related to business administration are crucial. College of Commerce, Art and Science, Magadh University, Patna University, Lalit Narayan Mishra Institute of Economic Development and Social Change, Magadh University, International School of Management Patna (ISM Patna), J.D.Women’s College (JDWC), Indian Institute of Business Management and so on are some of the organizations which has emerged as one of the major venture for distance learning in the state.


The policies and syllabus followed in these organizations are approved by the accreditation bodies Distance Education Council (DEC). The certification towards the courses is genuine and approved by the governing bodies. In addition, the organization have put in efforts to focus on skill development so that along with the theoretical from the syllabus the individual also has the exposure of managing the entire staff working under him/her and also spend the resources of the company in a reasonable manner. For the same informative online video tutorials, one-on-one sessions with expert faculty and online examination and interviews have also been introduced in the part of the curriculum. Companies across the country are recruiting such individuals in various sectors like sales & marketing, financial management, Human Resource management and so on. IN few organizations like Chandragupt Institute of Management, Patna excellent placement assistance is provided for students performing really well. The individual can opt either for full-time MBA courses or there is provision for part-time MBA classes. This flexibility helps an individual coming from a financially deprived family to earn as well as take classes for better qualification.

The minimum eligibility criteria to get enrolled in these courses are that the candidate should hold a higher secondary degree from an authorized examination board.  Preferences can be extended towards students who have good percentile in the Common Admission Test (CAT) and Management Aptitude Test (MAT). The courses are usually from 2-4 years and the fees structure varies between eighty thousand to three lakhs as per the organization norms and guidelines.


Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur UGC BBA 25000 onward 3 years
Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga UGC BBA 35000 onward 3 years
Magadh University, Bodh Gaya NAAC MBA 35000 onward 2 years
Nalanda Open University, Patna UGC MBA 25000 onward 2 years
Patna University, Patna UGC MBA 35000 onward 2 years
Jai Prakash University, Chhapra UGC MBA 36000 onward 2 years
NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education, NMIMS University, Koramangala UGC MBA 69000 2 years
IGNOU Distance MBA Education AICTE and UGC MBA 31500 2 years
Symbiosis Distance MBA/PGDM Education UGC & DEC. MBA 37000 2 years
Sikkim Manipal University Distance MBA Education UGC MBA/BBA  68,000 2 years
Wisdom School of Management, Bihar UGC MBA 40700 2 years
Indian School of Business Management & Administration, Patna UGC MBA 29900 2 years
Directorate of Distance Education – Patna University UGC MBA 4000 2 years
NIS Academy – Aurangabad UGC MBA 35000 onward 2 years
Institute of Business Management, Patna (IBM) AICTE and UGC MBA  68,000 onwords 2 years
Millia Institute of Technology AICTE and UGC MBA/BBA 69000 onwords 2 years
Birla Institute of Technology, Department of Management AICTE and UGC MBA 65000 onward 2 years
Imam College of Business Management & Science AICTE and UGC MBA  68,000 onwords 2 years
Vaishali Institute of Business & Rural Management AICTE and UGC MBA 69000 onwords 2 years
Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University UGC MBA 25000 onward 2 years


Distance MBA Araria Distance MBA Madhepura
Distance MBA Arwal Distance MBA Madhubani
Distance MBA Aurangabad Distance MBA Munger
Distance MBA Banka Distance MBA Muzaffarpur
Distance MBA Begusarai Distance MBA Nalanda
Distance MBA Bhagalpur Distance MBA Nawada
Distance MBA Bhojpur Distance MBA Patna
Distance MBA Buxar Distance MBA Purnia
Distance MBA Darbhanga Distance MBA Rohtas
Distance MBA East Champaran Distance MBA Saharsa
Distance MBA Gaya Distance MBA Samastipur
Distance MBA Gopalganj Distance MBA Saran
Distance MBA Jamui Distance MBA Sheikhpura
Distance MBA Jehanabad Distance MBA Sheohar
Distance MBA Kaimur Distance MBA Sitamarhi
Distance MBA Katihar Distance MBA Siwan
Distance MBA Khagaria Distance MBA Supaul
Distance MBA Kishanganj Distance MBA Vaishali
Distance MBA Lakhisarai Distance MBA West Champaran