Oriental college, Patna City is a Muslim Minority Deficit Grant Degree College, established on 21st of April, 1964. It is affiliated to Magadh University, Bodh Gaya up to the Degree level in the three faculties of Arts, Science and Commerce. The college now comes under Patliputra University, Patna. The college was established and is administered by the Mohammedan Education Committee, Patna, Which was founded in the year 1884, by eminent Muslim citizens of Patna, inspired by the efforts of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan to impart modern western education among the Muslims. The committee began its work by establishing a High School namely Mohammedan Anglo- Arabic School in 1884 and later Oriental College was started in the year 1964. It imparts education to the students of all communities and faith. It is our pride that the college has been the alma mater of some distinguished public figures (including the former speaker of the Lok Sabha, Shri Baliram Bhagat), educationists, scholar and academicians.
The college follows the same ideals and has imparted quality education to boys and girls of the town, especially to the relativity less-developed areas for over four decades. It has also made special efforts to encourage the education of financially weak and academically disadvantaged groups.
The College imparts quality education to its students. The faculty and teachers of the Oriental college are quite competent. The college has conducted various seminars from time to time. The students of Oriental College have secured good positions in India and abroad. Mr. Ghulam Mohsim , a student of the college, was selected in IAS.
The result of the students of Oriental college has always been praiseworthy and students of the college were placed in top 10 list of the university.
Harsha Kumari, student of the college participated in All India cycle Expedition, 2018 and received certificate and laurels from the government.
The college is striving hard to get accreditation by NAAC.