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CUSB Gaya: Courses, Admissions, Fees, Placements, Scholarships 2021

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 12:03 pm

Central University of Bihar (CUB) was established in 2009 under the act of central universities and later changed the name to Central University of South Bihar (CUSB Gaya) under the central universities amendment act, 2014.

As an institute of higher learning in the state of Bihar, it works for the motto of “collective learning”.

The University was awarded with an “A” Grade NAAC ranking in 2016.

The university offers 25+ postgraduate programmes along with 22 PhD programmes providing specializations in the field of arts, science, commerce and law. Additionally, it also provides a four year integrated programme on three different courses.

CUSB Gaya accepts admission applications through online mode. The admissions to UG and PG programmes are done based on the CUCET or GATE scores (whichever relevant).

50% marks in 10+2 or graduation as per the course you want to pursue is required for admissions in CUSB Gaya. A 5% relaxation is granted to all candidates from SC/ ST / OBC community.

CUSB Gaya Highlights

Established | Institute type 2009 | Central Government
Accredited to NAAC A
Also known as CUSB
Courses Offered Integrated/UG, PG & PhD
Admission Criteria Merit based & Entrance test (CUCET)
Application Mode online
Facilities Available Libraries, Computer centre, Seminar hall
Official Website | Contact https://www.cusb.ac.in/index.php | 0631 – 2229 530

CUSB Gaya Ranking

CUSB is the Top-Ranked University in Bihar among the 16 new Central Universities established under the Act of 2009, as per the Education World India Magazine 2020 Ranking and the university also succeeded to make into the list of India’s Top 100 Universities, according to the NIRF Ranking 2016.

CUSB Gaya Courses Offered

The courses offered in CUSB Gaya along with the substreams and specializations available and the eligibility criteria for admissions is mentioned below:

Programmes Streams/Specializations Eligibility
Four-Year Integrated BA.BEd, B.Sc.Bed Education 10+2 or equivalent in any stream (preferably science) with 50% aggregate; 45% (for SC, ST, PWD)
Five-Year Integrated BA.LLB (Hons) Law & Legislation 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with 50% aggregate; 45% (for SC, ST, PWD)
MA Journalism & Mass Communication, Hindi, English, Sociology, Social Work, Development Studies, Political Science & International Relations. 50% marks in graduation in any discipline from recognised University for General / OBC candidates and 50% marks for SC/ST / PWD candidates.
Economics Graduation from a recognised university in Economics/Commerce/Statistics/ Mathematics as one of the subjects (Hons/General) with a minimum of 45% marks for General / OBC Candidates; 40% marks- SC/ST / PWD candidates.
Psychology Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/ Human Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Life Sciences/Medical Science/ Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks from recognised University for General/OBC candidates; 45% marks- SC/ST / PWD candidates.
M.Sc. Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Life Science. Graduation in Biotechnology or any branch of Biological Science with 55% marks for General/OBC candidates and 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates from any recognised University.
Environmental Science Bachelor’s Degree in science or related discipline with 55% marks for General/OBC candidates and 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates from any recognised University.
History Graduation from any discipline from recognized university with minimum of 50% marks for General / OBC candidates and 45% marks for SC/ ST / PWD candidates.
Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Geology. Graduation in respective discipline with minimum of 50% marks for General / OBC candidates and 45% marks for SC/ ST / PWD candidates.
LLM Law & Legislation Bachelor’s Degree in Law with 50% marks from any university/ college duly recognized by the UGC.
M.com Commerce Graduation in Commerce subject from any recognised University with a minimum of 50% marks for General/OBC; 45% marks for SC/ST / PWD candidate
M.Ed. Education Bachelor’s Degree in respective field with 50% aggregate marks or equivalent grade.
M.Pharm Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from any recognized University with 55% marks for General / OBC candidates and 50% in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates. Preference will be given to candidates having valid GPAT score & scholarships are not applicable for any students.
M.P.Ed Physical Education Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) / B.Sc. Health & Physical Education with 55% marks for General / OBC candidates and 50% in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates.
PhD Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Life Science, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, History, Psychology, Clinical Psychology, English, Hindi, Sociology, Law, Education, Communication & Media studies, Economics, Political Science & International Relations, Commerce. Master’s Degree in respective or equivalent stream with 50 to 55% aggregate marks from recognized universities. A Relaxation of 5% of marks or equivalent relaxation of Grade is given to SC/ST/Differently abled candidates.

It is to be noted that qualifying entrance test (CUCET) scores will be considered along with eligibility criteria mentioned above.

CUSB Gaya Admission

The admission process is solely based on scores secured in the CUCET examination and only after the declaration of exam results, candidates will be able to apply for courses in CUSB. The university follows UGC guidelines for its admission process.

How to Apply?

  • Click on the New Registration button in the student portal of CUSB website https://www.cusb.ac.in/index.php
  • Sign in using registered CUCET email, CUCET application number & user name, password of your choice.
  • You will be redirected to the student registration online form after successful registration.
  • Fill in all of the required fields, such as basic information, qualifications, and experience, and upload the necessary documents to complete the enrollment process.
  • Finally click on the Print button to download the completed application for future references.

How to apply for CUCET?

  • Visit the official website of CUCET (https://cucetexam.in/ ), click the New Registration button.
  • After registration, Applicants are required to login with Application ID and password.
  • Applicants must carefully fill in the required details, upload photographs and signature.
  • Applicants are requested to check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying for any programme and can apply for a maximum of three programmes under a particular university.
  • Candidates should choose Test Centre City of their choice and on submission of online application successfully, applicants can make the online payment for their selected programme through net-banking/debit/credit card/UPI.

Application Fee

Applicant Category UG/PG Application Fee RP (Research Programmes) Application Fee
General/ OBC INR 800 INR 1000
SC/ST INR 150 INR 450
PWD NIL NIL

CUSB Gaya Cut off

Course UR (Marks) OBC (Marks) SC (Marks) ST (Marks)
M.A /M.Sc. Psychology 15 15 All* with 1 marks or above All* with 1 marks or above
M.A History 10 10 All* with 1 marks or above All* with 1 marks or above
M.A Economics 10 10 All* with 1 marks or above All* with 1 marks or above
M.A Development Studies 10 10 7 7
M.A Political Science 10 10 7 7
M.A Sociology 10 10 5 5
M.A Social Work 15 15 10 10

CUSB Gaya Placements

The University has a Career Counseling and Placement Cell that oversees campus placements and job opportunities for students enrolled in multiple subjects offered by various Departments.

CUSB Gaya Scholarships

The Central University of South Bihar offers a number of scholarships to deserving students. UGC scholarships are also available to all academic scholars. Furthermore, the University offers a variety of scholarships such as:

  • Attendance Based Merit Scholarship
  • Scholarship under Earn While You Learn Scheme
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship
  • Scholarship to Divyang Students
  • Attendance Based Merit Scholarship

CUSB Gaya Fee Structure

Courses Fees Duration
B.Sc+B.Ed INR 24,406 for 1st year 4 years
LLM INR 46,406 for 1st year 2 years
BA.LLB (Hons.) INR 24,406 for 1st year 5 years
M.A. (Mathematics & Statistics) INR 18,200 for 1st year 2 years
M.A. (Communication & Media Studies) INR 24,200 for 1st year 2 years
M.Sc. (Biotechnology & Environmental Science) INR 24,200 for 1st year 2 years
M.A. (Development Studies, Economics, English, Hindi, Political Science & International Relations, Psychology & Sociology) INR 18,200 for 1st year 2 years

Fee structure mentioned above is for general/ OBC candidates.

CUSB Gaya Facilities

  • The Central University of South Bihar has established a very well-equipped Central Library to meet the information and research needs of students and faculty in order to help them achieve their academic goals.
  • Library has 20,000 books to support academic curricula, teaching, and research in a variety of scientific and social science subjects.
  • The library has access to more than 8,000 online journals as well as 100 reputable journals and periodicals from around the world.
  • In both Patna and Gaya, the campus has hostel facilities for men and women.
  • All appropriate steps are taken by the university to create and maintain infrastructure required for quality teaching and research.

CUSB Gaya Faculty

Faculty members have been given sufficient logistical support by the university. They are given financial assistance to attend national and international seminars/conferences in order to present their latest research findings and give talks. The university administration’s contribution to its success has remained crucial. There are more than 10 departments in the university with qualified faculties.

Faculty Name Designation
Prof. Harish Chandra Singh Rathore Vice-Chancellor
Prof. Ravindranath Singh Rathore Dean And Professor, Department Of Bioinformatics
Dr. Asheesh Shanker Associate Professor, Department Of Bioinformatics
Dr. Ram Kumar Associate Professor, Department Of Environmental Sciences
Dr. Pradhan Parth Sarthi Associate Professor, Department Of Environmental Sciences
Prof. Tej Bahadur Singh Professor, Department Of Psychological Sciences
Dr. Narsingh Kumar Assistant Professor, Department Of Psychological Sciences
Prof. Prabhat Kumar Singh Professor, Department Of Foreign Languages
Dr. Suresh Kurapati Assistant Professor, Department Of Foreign Languages
Dr. Prabhat Ranjan Assistant Professor, Department Of Computer Science
Mr. Nemi Chandra Rathore Assistant Professor, Department Of Computer Science

CUSB Gaya FAQs

Ques. What is CUCET?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 11:59 am

Ans. CUCET is an all-India entrance exam organized by 14 central universities and 5 state universities. It provides opportunity to all students across the nation to seek admission in the participating universities.

Ques. How is the admission process done?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Ans. After the declaration of the CUCET results, the respective Central Universities or State Universities will declare the counselling/admission schedule and merit list based on the weightage of CUCET score. Other eligibility criteria of respective programmes will also be taken into account.

Ques. Does the college provide scholarships?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Ans. CUSB provides Merit Scholarship to Entrance / Semester Toppers, Merit-cum-Means Scholarship, Scholarship to Divyang Students, Attendance Based Merit Scholarship etc.

Ques. Is the application online or offline?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 12:01 pm

Ans. Only online applications are accepted for CUCET and application for CUSB is available on the official website.

Ques. What are the facilities available on campus?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 12:01 pm

Ans. The campus has hostel facilities for men and women in Patna and gaya. CUSB has a library with enough books to support academic curriculum, teaching, and research. The library has access to more than 8,000 online journals as well as 100 reputable journals and periodicals from around the world.

Ques. Who are the participating Central Universities and State Universities in the CUCET?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 12:01 pm

Ans. Central Universities:

  • Central University Of Andhra Pradesh
  • Central University Of Kashmir
  • Assam University, Silchar
  • Central University Of Kerala
  • Central University Of Gujarat
  • Central University Of Odisha
  • Central University Of Haryana
  • Central University Of Punjab
  • Central University Of Jammu
  • Central University Of Rajasthan
  • Central University Of Jharkhand
  • Central University Of South Bihar
  • Central University Of Karnataka
  • Central University Of Tamil Nadu

State Universities:

  • Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri
  • Khallikote University, Berhampur
  • Bengaluru Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics University
  • Sardar Patel University of Police, Security & Criminal Justice, Jodhpur.
Ques. Is the tuition fee affordable in CUSB?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 12:02 pm

Ans. Tuition fee in CUSB is comparatively low affordable since it is a government funded university. Students are also provided with ample number of scholarships.


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