Nalanda University of Bihar, which was a very famous center of higher education since ancient India. Students came here not only from India but also from abroad used to get education. But in the year 1199 Bakhtiyar Khilji attacked and set this whole university on fire. It is said that the library of this university was also burning for months and then gradually in the name of pride of education, only vestige and debris remained. The world’s spelling university was established in the 5th century during the Gupta period. After 1199 AD, no one thought that the university would definitely get its glory again.
Sushma Swaraj along with Abdul Kalam ji has contributed a lot in the rejuvenation of Nalanda University.
But now the university has come alive again. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar along with former President of the country Dr. A.P.J. Abdul kalam made this plan a reality. The idea of revival of Nalanda University was shared by the country’s President Kalam ji to 16 countries at the East Asia Summit in the year 2007 and since then the new form of the university came to the fore in 2014 as well as the beginning of studies started in September 2014. So many versetiel courses are available here.some common are:-
- School of international relation and peace.
- School of language and literature.
- School of Buddhist studies.
- School of historical studies.
- School of information technology.
- School of business management
- School of environment studies.
Presently, the campus of the University, spread over 456 acres in Rajgir, Bihar, is a unique amalgamation of history and spiritual creation. During the construction period of Nalanda University, former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam as well as former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar have been a very big contribution.
Along with architecture, special attention is also being given to the level of education of the university
The architecture of Nalanda University has been wonderful since ancient times or which architecture was considered incomparable. From north to south there were rows of monasteries and many temples. Along with the study of Buddhism, many statues of Lord Buddha were also established here. After getting education from here, the students by going out and promoting Buddhism. However, at present, the work of strengthening not only the external but also the internal education system is being done through raids so that Nalanda University can achieve its glory and present its claim again as one of the best university at the international level.