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Patna University Patna (PU PATNA) - Admission

State University

UGC, AICTE, BCI, DEB

Patna, Bihar

State University

UGC, AICTE, BCI, DEB

Patna, Bihar

Patna University Admission 2020 - Courses, Eligibility, Application Process

Updated On - February 04 2020 by Abhinandan Singh

Patna University was established on 01 October 1917 and is located in Bihar. It is the eleventh oldest university of the Indian Subcontinent. On 02 January 1952, it was converted into a purely teaching-cum-residential university with the territorial jurisdiction over Metropolitan Patna. It is a state university and is affiliated to UGC. It offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PG Diploma and Research courses in various disciplines in the field of Commerce, Science, Management, Humanities, Education, Computer Applications, Library Sciences and Law. The university also offers various Distance Education Courses. 

Patna University Admission Highlights

The candidates can check the Patna University short summary in the below-given table:

Name of the University Patna University
University Type State University
Basic Admission Criteria PG Courses: Merit-Based
M.Ed: MEET Score

MA (PMIR/ Rural Studies)

MBA: CAT/ MAT/ JMET or ATMA score followed by GD and PI

LL.M: BLET + Interview
UG Courses: Entrance conducted by the university
LL.B: BLET+ Interview
B.Ed: BEET Score
Ph.D.: PAT followed by an interview
Application Mode Online followed mode
Reservation 5% relaxation in the qualifying marks for SC/ST/PH

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Patna University Admission 2020 for UG Courses

Patna University offers various Ug courses like BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BFA, BBA, BSW, LL.B & B.Ed various specializations. 10+2 in the relevant subject is the minimum eligibility criteria for admission. Candidates have to qualify Patna University Common Entrance Test (PUCET) to get admission in these programs. Check the other informations below in the given table:

Courses Name Specializations Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
B.A (Hons.) General Should have passed 10+2 with 45% marks in aggregate from a recognised university/board. Based on the marks of PUCET
Computer Application
Bachelor in Mass Communication -----------

BFA
BBA
Bachelor in Communicative English
BSW
B.Sc (Hons.) Mathematics Group 10+2 (PCM) with 45% marks in aggregate in the relevant subject.
Biology Group
Computer Application
B.Com (Hons.) ------------



10+2 with 45% marks in aggregate in relevant subject.
B.Com (Hons.) under Self-Financing Scheme
B.Ed Should have a score of 50% marks in Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Science / Social Science / Humanity / Commerce OR Bachelor's in Engineering or B.Tech with 55% marks from a recognised university.
B.Ed under Self-Financing Scheme
LL.B Graduation with Honors Score in BLET
B.Li.Sc Graduation with 45% marks in aggregate Selection will be done on the basis of marks scored in PUCET
Bachelor in Advertising & Sales Management Must have passed 10+2 with 45% marks in aggregate
Bachelor in Industrial Microbiology Should have 10+2 with Biology from a recognised board.
Bachelor in Biotechnology 10+2 (PCB) with 55% (45% for SC/ST/PH) from a recognized board
Bachelor in Environmental Science
Bachelor in Functional English Should have Passed 10+2 in a relevant subject from a recognised board.

Patna University Admission 2020 for PG Courses

Patna University offers various PG courses like MA, M.Sc, M.Com, MSW, M.Ed, LL.M & M.LI.I.Sc. The minimum eligibility criteria required for PG courses is a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized university. Applicants can check the other relevant information below in the given table:

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
MA Ancient Indian History & Archaeology Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized university Merit in the qualifying examination
Geography
Economics
History
PMIR Entrance Test OR A valid score in CAT/ MAT/ JMET/ ATMA followed by GD and PI
Rural Studies
Psychology Merit in the last qualifying examination
Sociology
Home Science
Political Science
Hindi
English
Sanskrit
Maithali
Bengali
Arabic
Urdu
Persian
Philosophy
Journalism & Mass Communication Graduation in any discipline
Women’s Studies
Music
  • Graduation in Music with a minimum of 45% marks.

OR

  • Bachelor’s in Science, Arts or Commerce with minimum 45% marks and in addition should have a Prabhakar degree in Music from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad or Visharada degree in Music from Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh or any other equivalent degree.
M.Sc. Physics  Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized university with a good score.
Chemistry
Mathematics
Botany
Zoology
Geology
Statistics
Biotechnology
  • Graduation in Life Science from a recognised board/university.

OR

  • Graduation in Bio-informatics, Bio-Chemistry & Chemistry with life Sciences subjects as a subsidiary.

OR

  • Should have B.Sc (Ag) OR B.V.Sc OR MBBS.
Entrance Test conducted by the university
Biochemistry B.Sc (Hons.) or MBBS  
Environmental Science & Management
  • Graduation in Life Science (Zoology, Botany, Biotech, Microbiology, Fisheries, Aquaculture, Industrial Microbiology, Water Management and Environment Science).

OR

  • Graduation degree in Biochemistry, Bioinformatics

OR

  • B.Sc. (Agri.) OR Bachelor of Veterinary Science OR Graduation in Geology, Geohydrology, Chemistry, Wildlife, Geography & Forestry as a major subject OR MBBS degree with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH).
 
M.Com Applied Economics & Commerce B.Com degree OR BBA or BBM Merit in the last qualifying examination
M.Ed ------ Should have minimum 50% marks or an equivalent grade in any one of the following; B.Ed., B.A.Ed./B.Sc.Ed., B.El.Ed., D.El.Ed./D.Ed. Entrance Test -  MEET for M.Ed and MLET for LL.M
LL.M ------- LL.B degree holder from a recognized university.
M.Li.I.Sc (Vocational) ------ B.Li.Sc with 50% marks for General categories & 45% for SC/ST. Merit Basis 
MSW ----- Graduation 
MBA ------ Graduation in BBA or B.om from a recognised board/university. CMAT or MAT followed by GD of 200 marks
MCA -----
  • BCA (with 45% marks or B.Sc. Computer Science. with a minimum of 45% marks.

OR

  • Any Graduate Hons. with a one-year certificate course in computer.
Merit in the last qualifying examination followed by an interview

Patna University Admission 2020 for PG Diploma Courses

The university also offers PG diploma courses in various disciplines. The aspirants will have to face the university Interview to get the admission in PG Diploma courses. Other details can be checked below:

Courses Name Educational Qualifications Required Selection Criteria
Administration Graduation in any discipline Merit in the qualifying examination
Applied Criminology Hons. Graduate in Sociology / Psychology/ Law/Social Work/Education Based on Interview
Clinical Psychology MA in Psychology with special paper as clinical psychology
HR Development Minimum 55% marks is required in Graduation (Social Science, Science, Commerce, B.Tech or Law).
Industrial Safety Management CAT/ JMET/ XAT/ MAT/ ATMA
Computer Application Graduation with 45% marks in aggregate from a recognised board/university. Based on Merit in the qualifying examination
Women & Child Welfare
Women’s Studies Graduation with Hons. degree
Hindi Journalism & Mass Communication Should hold Graduation degree in any discipline.
Yoga Science
Advertising & Sales Management
Journalism B.A/B.Com/B.Sc. with at least 50% marks in the aggregate & minimum 45% marks in the language subject. Science /Commerce graduates must have secured at least 45% marks in the compulsory language paper.
Financial Services Should have B.Com (Hons.) from a recognized university
PG Diploma in Financial Management B.Com with 45% marks in aggregate OR 50% in any discipline.
PG Diploma in Marketing Management
PG Diploma in Operations Management

Patna University Admission 2020 for PhD Courses

In general, for PhD, a candidate must have passed Master's degree from a recognised university/board.

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
Ph.D. Humanities 55% marks in the relevant master’s degree. 5% relaxation will be offered to SC/ST candidates in the qualifying examination. PAT score OR UGC/NET/CSIR-NET/GATE/MHRD Scholarships/Teacher Fellowship/DBT/ICMR/ICAR/DST-INSPIRE/CSSIR or ICHR qualified candidates are also eligible to apply
Social Science
Science
Commerce
Law
Education

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Patna University Admission Application Process

The candidates will have to follow the below steps to apply for courses in the Patna University:

  • Visit the official website of Patna University.
  • Click on the link given " Apply Online" for the required course.
  • Fill the form and upload the scanned copy in the prescribed format only.
  • Make the payment whatever is applicable.
  • Submit the form.
  • Candidates can check the payment status after a few days.

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