Patna University Unlikely to Resume Academic Activities Anytime Soon; Read Details Here

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Patna University has reopened the Postgraduate Departments and colleges but the varsity has not yet started the academic activities. UGC had directed all the universities to start regular academic activities following the COVID-19 guidelines but there is no official communication on the resumption of classes. 

NK Jha, Students’ Welfare Dean at Patna University stated that physical classes are unlikely to start in the month of December 2020. He further added that the varsity is finalizing undergraduate admissions that shall be completed by mid-December. 

Additionally, admission to PU’s postgraduate courses will commence from the first week of December, for which the application forms can be submitted by November 30, 2020.

Read More: Patna University: Pending Exams to be Held From November 24

Patna University Admission 2020: Important Dates

Patna University (PU) offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as BBA, B.A., LLB, B.Ed, M.A. MBA, M.C.A., etc. The table below depicts important dates related to Patna University Admission 2020:



Commencement of PU UG Admission 2020 Process

Second Week of October

UG Admission 2020 Last Date


Last Date of Applying for PU PG Admission 2020

November 30, 2020

Commencement of PU PG Admission 2020 Process

First Week of December

Last Date for Direct Admission to UG and PG Distance Education Courses

November 30, 2020

Commencement of B.Ed Admission 2020 at Patna Training College

November 23, 2020

Read More: Patna University Distance Education Courses

On November 23, 2020, Patna University conducted a counselling session for students seeking admission to B.Ed. courses at Patna Training College. However, the counselling session for admission to B.Ed. courses at Patna Women’s College (PWC) and Women’s Training will be conducted on November 30, 2020.

NK Jha, nodal officer stated that admission to B.Ed. programs at various colleges will be based on the merit rank of students achieved through state-level combined entrance tests.

Moreover, Patna University has decided to conduct pending undergraduate and postgraduate semester-end exams. The examinations for Degree 2nd Semester students have begun from November 24, 2020.

While the examinations for Degree 1st Semester and 2nd and 4th postgraduate students will begin in the first week of December.

Earlier this month, the University Grants Commission had issued an advisory granting permissions to universities to start regular activities at their campuses. However, the Patna Government has not released any official notice related to the resumption of offline classes.

Educational Institutions have not been functioning in the state of Patna since March 24 with the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

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