MAULANA MAZHARUL HAQUE ARABIC AND PERSIAN UNIVERSITY Patna was established under the provisions of the Bihar State Universities Act. 1976 with effect from 10 April 1998 (vide MHRD, Govt. of Bihar notification no. 1998 dated 22 November 2006). The Jurisdiction of the University is whole of Bihar and the University is recognized under 2(f) of the UGC Act 1956. The University is now a member of Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi with effect from December 2009."
Although three Vice Chancellors were appointed by Government of Bihar namely Dr. M. Ahmad Arzoo, HOD of Arabic, Aligarh Muslim University (1998), Dr. Sharf Alam, HOD of Persian, Patna University (2004) and Sri V.S. Dubey Ex- Chief Secretary of Bihar and Jharkhand, the University had failed to start a single academic programme or to admit even one student till 2007. Prof. Qamar Ahsan was appointed Vice Chancellor of this University on 25 January 2008. He took steps to make the University functional in a purposeful manner within the shortest possible time. Under his leadership the University started its first Academic session on July 3, 2008. After remaining non functional the University started its first academic session from July 2008.
Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic & Persian University
5, Bailey Road,
Patna – 800 001,
Phone No : 0612-6456010, 0612-2581333, 0612-6456011
Fax No : 0612-2505040, 2504357, 0612-2581333
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University (MMHAPU), Patna