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Central University of South Bihar

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The Central University of South Bihar (abbreviated CUSB) (Hindi: दक्षिण बिहार केन्द्रीय विश्वविद्यालय) is one of the sixteen newly established Central Universities by the Government of India under the Central Universities Act, 2009 (Section 25 of 2009).[1] The university is located at Panchanpur, Gaya, India.[2] On 27 February 2014, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar laid the foundation stone for the permanent campus in Gaya.[3] It will be spread in 300 acre campus at Panchanpur. Dr. C. P. Thakur is now the newly appointed Chancellor (education) by President of India. CUSB is NAAC Accredited 'A' grade university.

Central University of South Bihar
दक्षिण बिहार केन्द्रीय विश्वविद्यालय
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TypeCentral University
ChancellorC. P. Thakur
Vice-ChancellorH.C.S. Rathore
Location, ,



The university offers postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in various fields. Admission used to be through its own test Central University of South Bihar Entrance Test (CUSBET), and in addition, in some cases, interview or group discussion.[4] 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:[5]

  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


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


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "CUB admission process to begin today". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Cong-JD (U) clash mars CUB foundation laying ceremony - The Times of India". 28 February 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Central University of Bihar | - Central University of Bihar". 23 April 2013. Archived from the original on 9 February 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Home - Central University of Bihar". Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Welcome". Retrieved 5 November 2017.

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