Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University was established on 10th January 1992 in Madhepura, Bihar. The University is named after eminent national leader and social worker Bhupendra Narayan Mandal. Presently, the university has 15 Post Graduate teaching Departments and one additional west P.G. Campus located at Saharsa having its own independent identity. 5 constituent college units are also imparting Post Graduate teaching along with Under Graduate courses. There are also 47 affiliated colleges, 13 B.Ed Colleges, 1 Govt. sponsored B.Ed./M.Ed College, 4 Law Colleges, 2 Engineering Colleges and 2 Medical Colleges are affiliated to this university till this date.A number of Vocational / Self–Financing Courses viz., B.C.A., B.B.A., Bachelor in Clinical Nutritional & Dietetics, Bachelor in Bio–Technology & B.T.P.S. are running in the university. The university is imparting valuable services to poor and deprived sections of the society including S.C., S.T., Minorities, B.C. and O.B.C of seven districts in the fields of higher education.