The central university of Bihar, Patna is thinking over to collaborate with Penn State University (PSU), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, US in order to enhance the quality of engineering and technology program. US faculty may also visit the CUB for a long or short period.
According to Janak Pandey, the Vice-chancellor of CUB, the number of engineering colleges in the Bihar and other neighboring states in very high however quality education is lacking in these institutes. He is also willing to enthusiastically take part in the Academic Leadership Academy program that will be conducted under the Obama-Singh 21st Century knowledge a program at PSU starting from June 23 to 28, 2013. This will also assist in the successful development of network with the US faculty.
The university also thinking to initiate an engineering and technology school with the collaboration of PSU on its recent campus at Gaya. The branches considered for education, research and training were chosen according to the necessity of industries and the society. Approximately 90% students have approved these new technology branches and added that these courses will help them in improving their skills and enhance the job opportunities.
School of Social Sciences and Policy, School of Human Sciences, School of Earth, Biological and Environmental Sciences, School of Technology, School of Management, School of Health Sciences, School of Languages and Literature, School of Law and Governance, School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, School of Mathematics, School of Vocational Studies, School of Agriculture and Development, Statistics and Computer Science, School of Media, Arts and Aesthetics, School of Education are 14 schools that will be considered under CUB.
The alumni association of Dr G L Dutta DAV Public School, Kankarbagh with collaboration of the United Nations, New Delhi and India Centre is starting an event from July 1 to 3 July 2013 where approximately 300 students will probably participate. During this event, DAVKBMUN 2013, three councils would be held that are security council, general assembly and human rights council.