Magadh Mahila College, the oldest college for women in Bihar,was established in 1946. It is a multi faculty college, began as a Government College and today holds the pride of place as a constituent unit of Patna University, teaching a vastly diverse number of subjects and disciplines. Located in a beautiful campus on the bank of the holiest river in India, it stands tall in its achievements in providing quality education in an exclusive campus for women, providing myriad facilities. The college is permanently affiliated under section 12 B of U.G.C act since 1952. It has been reaccredited with A grade by the UGC NAAC in November 2004. College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) status was accorded by the UGC on Sept 16, 2011 vide letter no F. No.12-1/2010 (NS/PE).