About Us  
Bihar is a land of wisdom. The Department of Education , Bihar is responsible for preserving the glorious history of the state as used to be in the golden era of Nalanda University and Vikramshila University. The department is concerned with providing education and setting up related frames and infrastructure across the state. With five directorates and several apex bodies, the department has been working to create facilitative environment in which youth, women and others would explore their knowledge and skills by pursuing primary, secondary, higher and mass education.

With the implementation of The Right of Children To Free and Compulsory Education Act or Right To Education Act (RTE), the Department of Education aims to ensure free and quality primary education to all children in the age group of 6-14 years in the state and has initiated several innovative schemes like Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan, Mukhyamantri Balak & Balika Cycle YojanaMukhyamantri Paribhraman Yojana,Mukhyamantri Poshak YojanaMukhyamantri Smagra Vidyalaya Vikas YojanaMukhyamantri Protsahan Yojana.

The strength of the state is not only the revenue it generates, but also the education and the character of the people it maintains. Hence, Department of Education , Bihar has been functioning hard with the ultimate goals to regain its past glory in the field of education so that the state can retain the meaning of Bihar, i.e. walk ahead with confidence and prosperity spreading the light of education as used to be in Buddha’s era.