About Raj Narain College, Hajipur

Raj Narain College, Hajipur, which has recently been accredited by the NAAC with high ‘B’ grade , is one of the premier constituent units of B.R.A. Bihar University , Muzaffarpur. It is the oldest institution of the higher education in the district of Vaishali which is known for its glory. Vaishali has the distinction of being the birth place of Lord Mahavir and “Karm Kshetra” of Lord Buddha. It was here that the great “Lichchavis” established a democratic system of governance, which is rightly considered the first example of ‘democracy’ in the world. Amrapali, the rare blend of beauty and art, added to the glory of the magnificent land

Hajipur, the headquarters of the district of Vaishali, is situated near the confluence of rivers Ghandak and Ganga. As a matter of fact, Vaishali in general and Hajipur in particular, is the confluence of many cultures and languages like Bajjika, Maithali, Bhojpuri and Magahi.

Raj Narain College, Hajipur was established on 1st . August, 1952. The chief donor Late Raj Narain Singh donated a considerable amount and took great interest in the development of this college throughout his life . Dr. Anugrah Narain Singh , the then Finance Minister of Bihar, popularly known as Bare Saheb, not only laid the foundation of the college, but took keen interest in its all-round development. The great personalities like Sri Dip Narayan Singh,Sri Satyendra Narayan Sinha (Chote Saheb), Dr. Jagannath Mishra,Smt. Kishori Sinha(Bachchi Jee), Prof. Moinul Haque, Sri Hari Kishore Singh, Sri Rajeshwar Patel, Sri Haribans Narain Singh, Sri Prabhu Narain Chaube, Acharya Devendra Nath Sharma and Dr. Y. Masih have been associated with the college.

The College has the distinction of being the only Post Graduate teaching Centre in the district of Vaishali. Due to great efforts of Smt. Kishori Sinha, Sri Brishen Patel and the then Principal Prof.Hardwar Singh, Sri Lokesh Nath Jha , the then Education Minister was kind enough to grant P.G. teaching in all the Hons. teaching subjects in the year 1986. But initially P.G. teaching in English, Hindi, Political Science, Psychology, Mathematics and Botany only could be started by the University in 1986.

By the sincere efforts of the then Prof.- in- Charge, Dr. Paramanand Singh , the then Vice-Chancellor Prof. Z. Ahmad had been pleased to accord sanction for commencing Postgraduate teaching in six more subjects, viz., Urdu, History, Philosophy, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, and Zoology in 1992

Since then, specifically during the last decade, when the college became conscious of extending inclusive and quality education in the true sense, several innovative measures were taken to achieve the desired goals.