Central University of South Bihar


Central University of South Bihar
Central University of Bihar Logo.png
TypeCentral University
ChancellorC. P. Thakur
Vice-ChancellorKameshwar Nath Singh[1]
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Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) is one of the sixteen newly established Central Universities by the Government of India under the Central Universities Act, 2009 (Section 25 of 2009).[2] The university is located at Panchanpur, Gaya, India.[3] On 27 February 2014, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar laid the foundation stone for the permanent campus in Gaya.[4] When completed, it will be spread in a 300 acre campus at Panchanpur. Currently further construction is ongoing. Dr. C. P. Thakur is now the newly appointed Chancellor by President of India. CUSB is NAAC Accredited 'A' grade university.

Organisation and administration


The President of India is the Visitor of the University. The Chancellor is the ceremonial head of the university while the executive powers rest with the Vice-chancellor. The Court, the Executive Council, the Academic Council, the Board of studies and the Finance Committee are the administrative authorities of the University.

The University Court is the supreme authority of the University and has the power to review, the broad policies and programmes of the University and to suggest measures for the improvement and development of the University; The Executive Council is the highest executive body of the University. The Academic Council is the highest academic body of the University and is responsible for the co-ordination and exercising general supervision over the academic policies of the University. It has the right to advise the Executive Council on all academic matters. The Finance Committee is responsible for recommending financial policies, goals, and budgets. [5]

The first Chancellor is Meira Kumar, former Speaker of the Lok Sabha. H.C.S. Rathore is the Vice-Chancellor.[6]


The university offers postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in various fields. Admission used to be through (CUCET)which is held by NTA , and in addition, in some cases, interview or group discussion.[7] Now the university conducts an all India common entrance test re-christened as Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET), across cities in India at viable examination centres.


The university consists of the following schools:[8]

  1. School of Earth, Biological and Environmental Sciences
  2. School of Human Sciences
  3. School of Languages and Literature
    • Centre for Foreign Languages
    • Centre for Indian Languages
  4. School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
  5. School of Media, Art & Aesthetics
  6. School of Social Sciences and Policy
  7. School of Education
  8. School of Law and Governance
    • The school of law and governance offers three courses now:
      • 5 year integrated B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Programme
      • LL.M. One Year Programme (As per UGC 2013 Regulation)
      • Ph.D. in Law

9. Department of Pharmacy (School of Health Sciences)


  1. ^ "President Ram Nath Kovind approves appointments of vice chancellors of 12 central universities: Ministry of education". The Times of India 13:29 IST. 23 July 2021. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "CUB admission process to begin today". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Cong-JD (U) clash mars CUB foundation laying ceremony - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Central Universities Act, 2009". 20 March 2009. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  6. ^ "Welcome". cusb.ac.in. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Central University of Bihar | Cub.ac.in - Central University of Bihar". Cub.ac.in. 23 April 2013. Archived from the original on 9 February 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Home - Central University of Bihar". Cub.ac.in. Retrieved 29 May 2014.

External links

  • Central University of South Bihar Official Website
  • CUCET Official website

Coordinates: 25°35′51″N 85°05′15″E / 25.5974°N 85.0875°E / 25.5974; 85.0875