Patna Women’s College was established in 1940 by Bishop B.J. Sullivan S.J., Bishop of Patna and Mother M. Josephine A.C. Superior General of the Apostolic Carmel. It is the first institution of higher learning opened to facilitate to the educational needs of women in Bihar. Bishop Sullivan, the founder, called it Patna Women’s College and provide it as a gift to the Women of Bihar. It was Bishop Sullivan’s firm belief that the development of Bihar lay in liberating its womenfolk by providing them the opportunities for higher education, in other words, by empowering women. In the early years the College and the hostel premises were housed in the Bishop’s own residence at Bankipur, which he leave for this great work. The college was received the certification of degree college in July 1941. The land for the College building was offered to then Principal, Mother Theodosia by the Governor of Bihar Lord Rutherford in 1945. The Governor was concerned that the college building should match in beauty with the High Court. Which is in the opposite to this college premises. Father Gaerhart and Father Loesch saw an ‘architect’s dream’ for the new building of Patna Women’s College, a unique synthesis of Hindu, Islamic, Norman and Gothic styles. The college premises moved into the new building in July 1948.Thousands of self motivated and empowered women have passed through the premises of this college and have entered various fields of life, many making a mark in our country and abroad.
Patna Women’s College offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Patna Women’s College, Patna offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
Patna Women’s College, Patna offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)
Patna Women’s College, Patna offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
Patna Women’s College, Patna offers 1 Year Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Education (B Ed)
Available College Facilities & Amenities
List of facilities available at Patna Women’s College, Patna for students.
- Computer Labs