B N College, Patna

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Bihar National College

Situated near the North-Eastern corner of Gandhi Maidan , & at the entry of Ashok Rajpath, Bihar National College, commonly known as B N College is an important unit of Patna University. It was established in 1889 under the strong patriotic feelings of Babu Vishweshwar Singh and Babu Shaligram Singh of Aarrah. The college, since its inception & due to its proximity to Gandhi Maidan, played an important role during the Independence movement.

The college offers degree in varied courses at Graduation and Post Graduation level under the guidance of its able & large faculty. Spread in area of 2.5 acres, the college is housed in two big independent buildings, with the administrative building reflecting the past architecture. Beside there is a Library, common rooms for boys and girls, labs and a seminar hall in the campus. It offers degrees in Science, Arts, Humanities and commerce subject at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Approximately 3500 student take admission in various courses of the college annualy. The job oriented courses offered by the college are

  • B.Sc. (Vocational) Hons. in Biotechnology ( 3-year course, admission through an aptitude test and interview conducted by the college)
  • B.Sc. in Geo-hydrology ( 3-year course, admission through an aptitude test and interview conducted by the college)
  • B.Sc. / B.A. (Vocational) Computer Application Courses (BCA)  ( 3-year course, admission through an aptitude test and interview conducted by the college)
  • 3-year course in Functional English ( 3-year course, admission through an aptitude test and interview conducted by the college)
  • B.B.A
  • Dietician & Nutrition

Departments

  • Department of Arts
  • Department of English
  • Department of Science
  • Department of Humanities
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Social Sciences

The various facilities available in the college are :

  • Library, having seating capacity of 100
  • Canteen
  • Hostel - two in number, multi-seated and single seated
  • Accommodation facilities, for the faculty and the staffs
  • Auditorium
  • Medical facility
  • Parking facility

The college has also facility for the participation of student in activities of National Service Scheme (NSS) and National Cadet Corps (NCC). Being an old college and offering courses in varied subjects, B N College attracts a large number of students every year. The college campus bustles with activities.

Quick Facts

  • Established : 1889 AD
  • University affiliated : Patna University
  • Phone Number : 0612 - 2300619
  • Address : Ashok Rajpath, Patna - 800  004