India Post is issuing a commemorative postage stamp on centenary of Patna University.Centenary year celebration will be organized at Gandhi Maidan Patna on 25th August 2018.The function will be addressed by HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javdekar and the Governor of Bihar Shri Satyapal Malik.
Patna University was established in 1917 as an affiliating and examining body. On January 2, 1952 it was converted into a purely teaching-cum-residential university with the territorial jurisdiction over metropolitan Patna. It is one of the oldest universities in India. It is the first in Bihar, and seventh oldest University in the subcontinent. The university buildings are mostly located on the bank of River Ganges and in the Saidpur Campus.