Established on 1st March, 1962, Magadh University is the largest University of Bihar set amidst a sprawling campus in the land of Gautam Buddha. Renowned historian, Dr. K.K Dutta was the first Vice-Chancellor of this University.It imparts Post- Graduate teaching in the Faculties of Humanities, Science, Commerce, Management and Vocational in 29 Subjects. It offers hostel facilities to all students in nine hostels. In almost every faculty state and National Level Seminars are organized regularly. There are 44 constituent and 105 affiliated colleges under this University. The quality of teaching, discipline and secular atmosphere attract foreign students every year which has offered a global halo to the University.The college of Hotel, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Academy of Foreign Languages & Cultural Cooperation, Institute of Physiotherapy, Institute of Reconstruction & Development Management and Department of Education are the job-oriented courses offered through distance education mode of Magadh University to the students.