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The Patna Extension Centre of Birla Institute of Technology was established in 2006, as a result of an initiative from the Govt. of Bihar. Since then it has been growing continously and establishing academic landmarks.The Patna Campus of the institute is first-of-its-kind,dedicated fully to the course of Engineering & Technology.The institute is in well resonance with the main campus at Mesra Ranchi and there is a regular exchange of resources between the two campuses of BIT. All the departments and units are centrally coordinated by those at Mesra Main Campus and are an integral part of it.
  From the very first day classes were carried out in BIT Patna’s own campus, equipped with all necessary facilities and in an easily reachable locations. There are at present seven Academic Departments at the Patna Extension Centre of BIT.
Inception
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Institute and the State Government in 2005. Subsequently, 25 acres of land was identified in the stretch between the Bihar Veterinary College and the Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport at Patna and allotted to the Institute along with requisite funds for establishing the Centre. The Patna Extension Centre was inaugurated on 21st September 2006 with admission to the B.E. Programmes in Computer Science, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
Admissions to the Patna Centre are made through Institute (BIT) Counselling based on All India Rank in AIEEE.