Patna: The Magadh University in Bodh Gaya has figured in the list of top 20 universities of the country prepared by a private market research agency, Vice Chancellor of the University Arun Kumar said on Tuesday.
The Indian Council of Marketing Research (ICMR), in its latest survey of the higher educational institutions across the country, has placed Magadh University in the 17th slot among the list of 20, Kumar said.
"This has become possible because of sincere efforts made to streamlining the academic calender, improvement of infrastructure and upgradation of colleges," he said.
Additions in new courses and the research and development works undertaken recently by the university scholars and the teachers added new dimension to the higher studies, he said.
"All the credit goes to the university teachers and staff. We have also introduced e-governance that has further ensured administrative transparency. " the VC said adding the university has introduced semester system for the first time in Bihar.