Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic And Persian University

Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic And Persian University was established in Patna in 1998 under the provisions of the Bihar State Universities Act. 1976. 

Though it started functioning from 10 April 1998, the first courses started from 2008 and the first batch to have passed out from the University were in 2010 – 11. About 12,000 students were enrolled for these examinations in 2010 – 11. It became a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) New Delhi from December 2009.

Till date the university saw 8 vice chancellors, all renowned academicians from  their own field. It includes Prof. M. Ahmad Arzoo, HoD of Arabic, Aligarh Muslim University, Prof. M. Sharaf-e-Alam, HoD of Persian, Patna University, Patna, Shri V.S. Dubey Ex-Chief Secretary of Bihar and Jharkhand, Prof. Qamar Ahsan, HoD, Economics A.N. College, Patna, Magadh University, Bodh Gaya, Prof. Md. Shamsuzzoha, HoD, Arabic, Patna University, Patna, Dr. E.L.S.N. Bala Prasad, IAS, Divisional Commissioner, Patna and Prof. Syed Jalil Ahmad, Deptt. of English B.N. Mandal University, Madhepura and Prof. (Dr.) Ejaz Ali Arshad former Head, P.G. Dept. of Urdu, Dean, Students' Welfare and Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Patna University, Patna. 

Functions of Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic And Persian University

Alim / Fazil Examination - Like all other universities, it also conducts examinations and grants degree and diplomas. The University conducts Alim (Graduate) and Fazil (Post Graduate) examinations which were earlier conducted by the Bihar Madrasa Education Board.

Vocational Education - The main objective behind setting up of this section, is to make up for the educational deficit and provide job oriented courses to the youth for future employment. In 2008 it began with 5 diploma and 4 certificate courses in the vocational stream.

It offers vocational course in Computer Application, Business Administration, Information Science, Panchayati Raj and Oriental Studies. It has students from all backgrounds studying here.

Training and Development - The University also imparts higher education to those who want to pursue Arabic and Persian languages. The Direct Trainer Skill Development Programme was organized in 2008 in collaboration with Bihar Institute for Public Administration and Rural Development for giving adequate exposure to their students.

Minority Coaching -  The University also conducts coaching classes for various competitive exams like Civil Services, Railway, Banking, SSC, Medical and Engineering entrance Examinations for the minority group. It is one such University in the country where training and remedial classes are conducted for the minorities.

6 students prepared for interview for the Civil Services Examination in 2010 have been selected to different administrative posts by BPSC. 

Empowering through Knowledge - The University strives to empower the disadvantaged groups like Woman, Minorities and Dalits by providing education and job opportunities. Vocational programme is conducted Knowledge Resource Centre Networking where the University is trying to reach out to far flung areas at a reasonable cost. 


  • to provide dissemination of knowledge, research and consultancy in all areas of learning;
  • to ensure access and inclusion of all in the institutions of higher education specially to the minorities, women and other deprived sections of the society;
  • to develop scientific mind and to impart value based education;
  • to inculcate the spirit of secularism, nationalism and human rights among the students;
  • to provide purposeful education at affordable cost; 


  • to undertake Research and consultancy to enrich teaching learning program;
  • to develop appropriate curriculum and infrastructure; 
  • to participate in collaborative research and teaching with institutions and individuals;
  • to develop extension services with the object to provide for application orientation;
  • to develop leadership quality amongst the enrolled students;

Academic Programmes in Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic And Persian University

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Master in Business Administration Programme aims at training and skill development amog future managers and entrepreneurs.

The main objective is to develop professionals who are committed to excellence is their workplace. It has a job oriented curriculum  and emphasizes development of intellectual resource base in Bihar. The duration of the full time MBA Programme shall be of two academic years divided into four semesters. Each semester shall be of 5 months, commencing in the month of July.

3 Year Degree Course

  • Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Bachelor Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) 

Eligibility: Candidates need to pass 10 plus 2 or its equivalent examination from a recognized Board including Madrasa Education Board Bihar, in Arts/Science/Commerce securing 45% marks in the aggregate. 

These are three years degree programme consisting of three academic years each divided into two semesters of six months duration.

1 Year Degree Course

  • Bachelor in Library & Information Science (BLIS)

A candidate seeking admission in BLIS programme must be a graduate in Arts/Science/Commerce (with minimum 45% marks) or equivalent (Alim) from recognised Madrasa/Board.

Professional Certificate Courses

  • Computer Hardware and Networking (CHN)
  • Diploma in Functional Persian
  • Diploma in Manuscriptology
  • Diploma in Panchiyati Raj Institutions
  • Diploma in Oriental Librarianship

Professional Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Functional Arabic
  • Diploma in Functional Persian
  • Diploma in Manuscriptology
  • Diploma in Panchiyati Raj Institutions
  • Diploma in Oriental Librarianship

List of Affiliated Colleges Under Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic And Persian University

Fatima Degree College,
Gonpura, Phulwarisharief Road, Patna.

Insan Degree College,
Siksha Nagar, Kishanganj, Pin code – 855107 (Bihar)
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Shams Teachers Training (B. Ed.) College,
At Katahari, P.O. & P.S. Sathi, West Champaran, Pin code – 845449 (Bihar)
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Millat Degree College,
Shiksha Nagar Dadpur Chakroor, Samastipur

Baba Vishwanath Kedarnath Vimla College,
Rampur Dudhpura Samastipur
CBI College,
Tirmapur Siwan
Chandra Shekher Prasad Pandey Degree College,
Hisari Baurhar, Madhubani
Crescent Degree College,
Baisakhva, West Champaran, Bettiah
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Nirmala College of Education Mgt & Tech.,
Bihiya, Ara 
Kisan Degree College,
Pahadiya, Amour, Purnea 
Email :
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A. S. College,
Topkhana Bazar, Munger 
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Marvel Technical College,
Pachrukhi, Chanp, Siwan 
Email :

Nimi College,
Nimi, Sheikhpura
Email :
Shiv Janam Rai College,
Chota Telpa, Sherpur, P.O. Gheghata, Chapra
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Royal Heritage College of Education,
Mahnar Road, Rajashan, Hajipur, Distt.- Vaishali 

Nazirul Hasan Teacher’s Training College,
Sonhar, Alauli, Bhakhari Bazar, Distt.- Khagaria (Bihar) 

Sai College of Education,
Earki, Distt.- Jahanabad 
Chandragupt Maurya College of Education,
Sadisopur, Kala Bhagwanpur, 
Sarasat Distt.- Patna 

Maxford Teacher’s Training College ,
Bhakhri-Pabhri, Dhanarua , 
Dist. Patna (Bihar) 

Padum Lal Rupan Singh B.Ed. & D.El.Ed. College ,
Koilwan Haspura , 
Aurangabad (Bihar)

Baidyanath College of Education ,
Milki Saur Chandipur, Rajapur , 
Dist.- Nawada (Bihar) 

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Student Support Facilities And Co-Curricular Activities

The University not only caters to the academic requirements of the students but also takes care for the all round development as well. The students of the University regularly takes part in sports, cultural events, social services, debate, elocution contests, seminars and lectures. 

Some of the events that the students have been participating are All India Elocution Contest organized by Januma Lal Bajaj Sansthan, Wardha, “Eklavya 2008, the Inter University Sports Meet organized T. M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur in February 2009 and Tarang 2009 organized by BRA Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, Tarang 2010m organized by L. N. Mithla University and in Eklavya 2010 organized by J. P. University, Chapra, several extra-mural lectures, seminars and Training Programmes were organized by the University during 2008-09. Seminars, workshops and debates are regularly organised by respective departments.

Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic & Persian University, Patna 
34 Ali Imam Path (Harding Road),
Patna – 800 001
University H.Q. 
Tel. and Fax: 0612-2215750
Examination Tel. and Fax: 0612-2215223
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