Magadh University (MU), Bodhgaya was established in the year 1962. It is the largest university of Bihar situated in a sprawling campus of 460 acres of land. There are 44 constituent and 175 affiliated colleges under the Magadh University college list. It offers BA, BBE, BBM, MBA, MA, and Ph.D. in multiple specializations. Admission to such courses is done on a merit basis or entrance test conducted by the university itself. The university has also launched Magadh University Distant Education that offers dozens of Diploma and Degree courses catering to the need of needy aspirants. Students at the university can apply for various Central, UGC/ AICTE, and State scholarships. This year, due to COVID-19, the university has conducted its admission process on the basis of marks obtained by the students in the previous qualifying examinations.

Magadh University Admission Date 2020

Event Dates
Last date for UG spot admission January 5, 2021
Commencement of PG online classes December 10, 2020
Extended last date for online admission to Vocational/ Professional/ B.A./ B.Sc. / B.Com courses January 5, 2021

Magadh University Highlights

Established | Type 1962 | State
Recognized by AICTE and UGC
Courses offered UG, PG, and Doctoral
Admission Criteria Entrance and Merit
Affiliated Colleges 175
Official Website 

Magadh University Courses

The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, research, and diploma programs in various departments. The brief of courses with eligibility is tabulated below:

Course Details

Subjects: Economics, English, Hindi, Hindi Journalism, Mathematics, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science

Eligibility: Intermediate(10+2) in any discipline with at least 45% from a recognized board

Duration: 3 Years

BBA, BCA, B.Lib.I.Sc, B.Pharma
B.Com (Hons/ General)

Eligibility: Intermediate(10+2) in Commerce discipline with at least 45% from a recognized board.

Duration: 3 Years

B.Sc. (Hons)

Subjects: Mathematical Science, Bio-Chemistry, Computer Science, Home Science, Zoology, Physics

Eligibility: Intermediate(10+2) in Science discipline with at least 45% from a recognized board.

Duration: 3 years.

B.Ed. Eligibility: Graduate Degree in the relevant course with at least 45%

Subjects: Home Science, History, Geography, Political Science, Public Administration, Women Studies, Zoology

Eligibility: BA (General/ Hons) with the relevant subjects with at least 55%

Duration: 2 Years

M.Com B.Com(General/ Hons) with a minimum of 55%

Subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Bio-Technology, Physics

Eligibility: B.Sc. (Hons) in the relevant discipline with at least 55%

Duration: 2 Years


Eligibility: B.Lib.I.Sc. graduates with a minimum required marks.

Duration: 2 Years


Eligibility: B.Ed degree from a recognized university. + M.Ed Entrance Test + Counselling.


Eligibility: Master degree in the relevant course and from a good research background.

Read More: Magadh University Fees Structure

Magadh University Admission

MU invites applications for several UG, PG, and Research courses in multiple fields. Candidates must register themselves for their desired courses by following the subsequent steps, the mode of registration is online and offline as well:

Prerequisite documents (Self-attested):

  • Scanned passport size photograph and signature
  • Graduate mark sheet (if applying for masters)
  • 10+2 mark sheet
  • 10th mark sheet
  • Cast certificate (if required)

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official website of the university ( and navigate yourself to ‘Online Admission’
  • Click on the Student Portal as a new user and register yourself with a valid contact number and email id 
  • Fill in the form with all the correct information and upload the above-mentioned documents 
  • The duly mentioned form must be submitted with the required amount of the application fee as per your course and category


Candidates can download the form from the admission portal and submit after filling it duly along with the Demand Draft of the required application fee. The entire application form must be posted to the official address of the university.

(Magadh University
Bodh Gaya 
Gaya - 824234 
Bihar, India)

Selection Procedure

  • Admissions to undergraduate courses like BA (Hons.), BA (Vocational Studies), BBA, BBE, BBM, B.Com., B.Com. (Hons) and more is done on the merit-basis - candidate’s marks in intermediate(10+2)
  • Postgraduate and Ph.D. aspirants are admitted on the entrance basis of their marks obtained in the Entrance Test followed by a Personal Interview round conducted by the university itself.

Note: Candidates can their admission status or the results of the entrance test on the official website of the university. MU Results indicate the list of the students who have been considered for admission. Students matching the eligibility will be confirmed with their admission after the counseling round.

Click here: Magadh University Admission 2020

Magadh University Results

Magadh University announces the results of UG/PG semester exams through its official website. The results announced are for Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Students who are not satisfied with their results can also apply for the re-evaluation of their answer sheets. To check Magadh University results:

  • Visit the official website of Magadh University.
  • Click on the Result tab.
  • A Result Page will open where students can select the desired course to check the result.
  • Then select the semester in which candidates want to check the result.
  • By clicking on a particular course, a new window will appear.
  • This new window will contain a pdf format file along with a submission form.
  • In this form, candidates have to fill in their Course and Roll Number then have to click on Show Result.
  • Students can also reset their entries by clicking on Reset Data.
  • Some course result will show in a pdf format, students can check

Check More: Magadh University Results

Magadh University Admit Card

Magadh University offers several courses in various streams. The admit cards for the semester exam are released 10-15 days prior. The Admit Card can be downloaded online from the official website of Magadh University. The University has yet to release the admit card for its subjects. The admit card is mandatory for writing the exam and no student will be allowed without it. 

How to download?

The following steps are to be followed to check the Magadh University Admit Card 2020:

  • Visit the Official Website of Magadh University. 
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  • Find “Magadh University Annual/ Vocational Hall Ticket 2020”.
  • Choose the course Name, Provide the candidate name and registration number.
  • Download the Admit Card and for precautionary measures keep at least 3 admit cards print out with your handy.

Read More: Magadh University Admit Card

Magadh University Scholarship

Magadh University does not offer any scholarship of its own but students can opt for various Central, UGC/ AICTE, and State scholarships.

Central Scheme UGC/ AICTE
Pre Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities ISHAN UDAY - Special Scholarship Scheme For North Eastern Region

Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS

PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child
Pre-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders
Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Students (Technical Degree)
Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Specially Abled Student (Technical Degree)
Top Class Education Scheme for SC Students -

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Magadh University Constituent Colleges

  • AM College, Gaya
  • ANS College, Nabinagar
  • Daudnagar College
  • Gautam Buddha Mahila College
  • Gaya College
  • Jagjiwan College
  • KLS College Nawada
  • Kishore Sinha Mahila College
  • RLSY College
  • Rajendra Memorial Women’s College
  • SD College, Kaler

Magadh University Distance Education

Magadh University has a distance center for education offering various B.Ed., MA/ D.El.Ed, and BLIS/ MLIS. Admission to courses is both merit and entrance-based. Magadh University DDE conducts its own entrance exam for B.Ed admissions. Candidates can apply online for the application process. The application fee for admission is as follows:

  • B.Ed (ODL): INR 1000 (General) and INR 500 (SC/ ST/ PWD)
  • MA (Education)/ BLIS: INR 500 (General) and INR 250 (SC/ ST/ PWD)
  • MLIS:  INR 500 (General) and INR 250 (SC/ ST/ PWD)

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Magadh University Notable Alumni

  • Pankaj Tripathi
    • Indian actor
  • Kanhaiya Kumar
    • Indian Politician, Former president at JNU’s student union
  • Giriraj Singh
    • Indian politician, Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi
    • Indian politician, 23rd CM from Bihar, served as Minister of SC and ST welfare. 

Magadh University FAQs

Ques. How many colleges are there at Magadh University?

Ans. Magadh University has a total of 19 Constituent Colleges, 1 Minority College, 44 B. Ed Colleges. Apart from this, 28 colleges are affiliated with Magadh University.

Ques: What is the eligibility criteria for admission to Magadh University.

Ans.The eligibility required for admission to Bachelor’s programs like BA, B.Sc, BCA, BBA, B.Com, B.Lib.I.Sc, LLB, B.Ed. is 10+2 in relevant stream from a recognized board. Whereas, for admission to PG programs like MA, M.Sc, M.Com, MBA, MCA, M.Lib.I.Sc, LLM, PGDM, and M.Ed, the basic eligibility requirement is a bachelor’s degree with at least 45% marks in relevant subjects.

Ques. How can I apply for Magadh University?

Ans. The application form for Magadh University can be filled in both online modes. To fill the application form, visit and Register by providing a valid Email and Password. Fill all the details and pay the application fee of INR 500 and submit the application form to complete the application process.

Ques. Does Magadh University offer any loan facility or Scholarships?

Ans. Magadh University does not provide any loan facility exclusively. The fee is quite reasonable and if in any case, a students need a scholarship, he/ she is required directly at the Bihar Government loan facility can be availed from external sources.

Ques. What facilities are provided to students at Magadh University?

Ans. Facilities provided to students at Magadh University are:

  • Library: The library has 162161 books, 10 types of journals, and 1381 menu scripts. One hundred books written in the Japanese language is also available
  • Auditorium: The university has two auditoriums with audio/visual facilities. One auditorium has 350 seating capacity and another has 192 seating capacity
  • Sports: The university has the best facility for indoor and outdoor games like football, hockey, table tennis, and cricket, etc.
  • Hostel: University provides the hostel facility for both boys and girls on the campus. The hostel is allotted on the basis of Merit and total accommodation is 1500 students

Ques. How are Magadh University admission 2020 being conducted?

Ans. Magadh University admission 2020 is being conducted online on the basis of merits obtained in the previous qualifying examinations. The university has relaxed its admission policies due to COVID-19.

Ques. What is the pass mark in Magadh University in honors papers for the first year?

Ans. There are two Honors and three subsidiary papers for the 1st year. All these papers are of 10 marks. To pass in each paper, you need to score a minimum of:
  • 60 marks in the Honors exam
  • 35 in subsidiary exams

Ques. What are the B.Ed affiliated colleges under Magadh University?

Ans. Some of the B.Ed affiliated colleges under Magadh University are:

  • Al-Momin College of Education, Cherki, Gaya
  • Allam Eqbal T.T. College, Belaganj, Gaya
  • B.B.M. College, Okari, Jehanabad
  • BL B.Ed. College, Dhanhara, Aurangabad
  • B.P. AzadCollege of Education, Chandauti, Gaya
  • B.P. Sheonath Prasad B.Ed. College, Daudnagar, Aurangabad
  • Brilliant Institute of Education, Bazaura, Gaya
  • DPS College of Education, Dubhal, Gaya

Ques. What academic courses are offered at the distance center, Magadh University?

Ans. Academic programs offered at the distance center of Magadh University are:

  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc)
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Economics, Education, Hindi, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology
  • Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc)
  • Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed)

Ques. How is the faculty of the university?

Ans. The faculty of the university is well-qualified and highly-educated in their relevant fields. The prominent faculty members of the university hold a doctoral degree in their specialized field and other faculty members hold a Master’s degree in their specialized field.

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