- Vinoba Bhave University
Vinoba Bhave University
Founded on 17th September 1992, Vinoba Bhave University is a state university, the foundation of which was laid on 17th January 1990 by the then Chief Minster of Bihar, Dr Jagannath Mishra. The University is named after the great saint and pioneer of the Bhoodan Movement, Acharya Vinoba Bhave, as the sage had received here the biggest land donation for social reconstruction.
The history of the University dates back to 1899 with the establishment of St Columba’s College in 1899. In 1972 postgraduate courses in History and Economics were introduced and in 1983 four more subjects were included. The College was eventually was converted into a post graduate centre of Ranchi University. Finally, by Act 3 of 1990, the Bihar state assembly amended the Bihar state Universities Act 1976, carving Vinoba Bhave University out of Ranchi University.
The University imparts undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Physical Science, Life Science, Earth Science, Social Science, Humanities, Commerce, Engineering, Medical Science, Law, Education, Homeopathy and Ayurveda and conducts seminal research. The University has 25 postgraduate and undergraduate constituent colleges under its wing, the oldest being St. Columba’s College, Hazaribag.
Departments in Vinoba Bhave University
- Political Science
Academic Programmes in Vinoba Bhave University
- Home Science
- Political Science
Vocational Courses in Vinoba Bhave University
- MBA - Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- M.Sc. - Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics (CND)
- MCA - Master of Computer Application (MCA)
- M.Ed. - Master of Education (M.Ed.)
- M.Sc. - Biotechnology
Admission in Vinoba Bhave University
Application forms for admission to all the undergraduate courses offered by VBU and at the constituent colleges of Vinoba Bhave University (VBU) are available both online and offline. Online forms can be availed from the official website of the university website https://www.vbu.ac.in/
. For offline applications, the downloaded application form must be duly filled and sent to the university along with the application fee in the form of a demand draft.
Vinoba Bhave University,
Hazaribag NH 33, Sindoor,
Hazaribagh Jharkhand, 825301