Chronology of the Education System

The  Present Education System in Bihar is result of  the dynamics of conversion from the vernacular methods to the modern era of learning.

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The vernacular instruction in old Bihari villages, in beginning of Nineteenth Century, was in Persian, Sanskrit ,Hindi and Arabic languages.The school house was sometimes built at the expense of the teacher ; sometimes at the expense of some comparatively wealthy person whose son attended the school ; sometimes by general subscription.In these schools , the Guru Bandana was found in use, a doggerel composition containing an expression of the respect and devotion due from the scholar to his teacher.....
  • The foundations of modern Education(Click)
  • In his Minute of 6 March,1811, Lord Minto recommended that for the advancement of Hindu learning and literature, a college should be established at Bhour near Bhowara in Tirhut and a Mohammedan college might be established at Bhagalpur. It was proposed to have a central college with as many zila schools as there were districts in the circle. Institutions to impart English education began to spring up at different places. One school for English educations was started at Purnea in 1835. The Patna High School established in the same year was usually regarded as the parent institution of the Patna College.....
  • Story of THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE of PUSA-BIHAR(Click)
  • Lord Curzon utilized the greater part of Mr. Phipps' donation in the establishment of this Institute, and the main building, the foundation-stone of which was laid by the Viceroy on .April 1 1905, was called after its donor, the Phipps Laboratories at Pusa. It was a CentralResearch Institute , where investigations were made into the higher problems dealing with soil fertility and kindred subjects, which were of general application to the whole of IndiaThe idea of attaching to the Research Station an agricultural college grew out of the necessities of then Bengal.The Pusa Research Institute challenged comparison with any similar establishment in the East...

The ancient Nalanda University was spread over an area having a radius of about 16 km out of which an area of only 1.6 km radius has been excavated so far.Noble Laureate Amartya Sen delivered a lecture on 'Nalanda and the pursuit of science' at the 98th Indian Science Congress at CHENNAI on January 4, 2011...



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