Government Colleges in Nalanda, Bihar


Nalanda is a popular Pilgrimage city of Jainism and Buddhism since Buddha is known to have visited this city several times during his life. The city is the home for many monasteries, temples, chaityas and stupas and the ancient university called as Nalanda University is located in this city. The list of government colleges offering education in this city is given below:


Nalanda Engineering College

Arts, Science & Commerce College:

Nalanda College

Here are some details regarding these educational institutions run by the Government of Bihar in the city of Nalanda:


Nalanda Engineering College came into existence in the year 2009 and the college is managed by the Government of Bihar. The college is offering Bachelor of Technology course in the following disciplines with affiliation from Magadh University located in Bodhgaya:

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Civil Engineering

For seeking admission to these courses, candidates must have completed their higher secondary examination from the state Board of Bihar or any other recognized board and they are admitted based on their score in the Bihar Combined Entrance Examination conducted by the state Government of Bihar.

Arts, Science & Commerce College:

Nalanda College is one of the oldest colleges in the whole of North India, which came into existence in the year 1870 and the college has now been converted to be constituent unit of the Magadh University. To mark the occasion of completion of 100 years of service in the educational field, the Government of India issued a stamp to mark the occasion in the year 1970.

Even though, the number of government colleges operating in the city if Nalanda in Bihar is lesser, they offer the best quality education in such a way that students belonging to different parts of the state of Bihar seek admission in these colleges.



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