About University

Central university of South Bihar, Gaya, India, is one among 54 such universities of federal government, which come under the purview of the Department of Higher Education under the Ministry of Education of Government of India. It was established under the Central Universities Act, 2009 (Section 25 of 2009) as Central University of Bihar (CUB) and the name since changed by the Central Universities (Amendment) Act, 2014 to Central University of South Bihar (CUSB). It is an institution of higher learning in the state of Bihar. With the motto, i.e. ‘Collective Reasoning’ the University has been conducting its academic and administrative activities from permanent campus on a 300 acre plot of land at Panchanpur (near Gaya town, about 15 kms. away).
The University welcomes all with a grand Entrance Plaza and further provides visual delight with a half-globe shaped Stupa and a magnificent multi-storied Administrative Block building. Besides, the massive Schools buildings namely School of Earth, Biological & Environmental Sciences named as Aryabhatta Bhawan, School of Social Sciences & Policy named as Chanakya Bhawan, Schools of Education building named as Malaviya Bhawan, Vivekanand Lecture Complex, Sangharam Guest House, Boys Hostel named as Gargi Sadan and Girls Hostel named as Maitreyi Sadan altogether are like visual treat for visitors, and offering a pristine environs for running academic and co-curricular activities. Along with world-class highly qualified faculty members, high teacher-student ratio, baskets full of elective courses in different programmes, the University offers Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) with total internal evaluation of students’ performance at Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) levels. Other highlights of CUSB includes a conducive and research oriented environment with multidisciplinary approach, innovative pedagogies, promising infrastructural facilities and effective students’ support system to nurture students’ personality in a holistic manner and to prepare them for bright future.
The University’s academic programme started functioning with a rented building in the premises of Birla Institute of Technology, Patna (BIT) in 2009. The zeal and enthusiasm among the administration, faculty, staff and students helped the university to move ahead in the desired direction in the field of higher studies. The academic journey of (the) university began with the Centre for Development Studies (under the School of Social Sciences & Policy), and a (two) 2-year Master of Arts in Development Studies was launched in the academic year 2009-10 at the BIT campus.
Objective of the University (As stated in Section 5 of the Act)
  • To disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in such branches of learning as it may deem fit
  • To make special provisions for integrated courses in humanities, social sciences, and technology in its educational programmes
  • To take appropriate measures for promoting innovations in teaching-learning process and inter-disciplinary studies and research
  • To educate and train manpower for the development of the country
  • To establish linkages with industries for the promotion of science and technology
  • To pay special attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people, their intellectual, academic and cultural development.”

Vision of the University

The Collective reasoning of this University is committed for a better tomorrow and we strive together to create an eco-system where best minds holding high human and moral values interact to constantly chase perfection in frontline research and teaching to provide younger generations a platform for realizing their potentials to serve humanity with compassion.
Campus Address : SH-7, Gaya Panchanpur Road, Village – Karhara, Post. Fatehpur, Gaya – 824236 (Bihar)