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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Patna University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Patna University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Patna University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Patna University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Patna University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Patna University.

Items include everything from Banaphool to Ramendra Nath.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Patna University?” and “Which celebrities are Patna University alumni?”

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Lalu Prasad is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Lalu Prasad Politician Lalu Prasad Yadav is an Indian politician from the state of Bihar. He was Chief Minister of Bihar from 1990 to 1997 and Minister of Railways from 2004 to 2009 in the ruling United Progressive ...more

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Ramananda Prasad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Ramananda Prasad Scientist, Engineer Ramananda Prasad is the founder of the International Gita Society. He has translated the Bhagavad Gita into English in 1988 from the original Sanskrit texts. The book is in its fourth edition. ...more

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Bidhan Chandra Roy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Bidhan Chandra Roy Politician, Physician Bidhan Chandra Roy, MRCP, FRCS was the second Chief Minister of West Bengal in India. He remained in his post for 14 years as an Indian National Congress candidate, from 1948 until his death in ...more

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Tathagat Avatar Tulsi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Tathagat Avatar Tulsi Physicist Tathagat Avatar Tulsi is an Indian physicist, best known as a child prodigy. He completed high school at the age of 9, earned a B.Sc. at the age of 10 and a M.Sc. at the age of 12 from Patna ...more

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Anugrah Narayan Sinha is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Anugrah Narayan Sinha Politician, Lawyer Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha, known as Bihar Vibhuti, was an Indian statesman who was the first Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister of the Indian state of Bihar. He was also a Member of the ...more

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Banaphool is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Banaphool Physician, Writer Balāi Chānd Mukhopādhyāy was a Bengali author, playwright, poet, and physician who wrote under the pen name of Banaphul.

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Ranjan Prasad Yadav is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Ranjan Prasad Yadav Politician, Professor, Social Worker Ranjan Prasad Yadav was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. Yadav represented the Pataliputra constituency of Bihar and is a member of the JD political party.

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Ravi Shankar Prasad is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Ravi Shankar Prasad Spokesperson, Politician, Lawyer Ravi Shankar Prasad is an Indian lawyer, politician and the present Union Minister holding Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in Government of India. He is a Member of ...more

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Sushil Kumar Modi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Sushil Kumar Modi Politician Sushil Kumar Modi is an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party and was a former Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister of Bihar, India. He is a lifelong member of the Rashtriya ...more

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Tirumalai Krishnamacharya is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Tirumalai Krishnamacharya Tirumalai Krishnamacharya was an Indian yoga teacher, ayurvedic healer and scholar. Often referred to as "The Father of Modern Yoga," Krishnamacharya is widely regarded as one of the ...more

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Digvijay Singh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Digvijay Singh Politician Digvijay Singh was an Indian politician from the state of Bihar and was an independent Member of the Parliament of India representing Banka in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian ...more

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Ramendra Nath is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
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Bindeshwar Pathak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Bindeshwar Pathak Bindheshwar Pathak is an Indian sociologist. He is the founder of Sulabh International, an India-based social service organization which works to promote human rights, environmental sanitation, ...more

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Abhishek Dubey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Abhishek Dubey Journalist Abhishek Dubey is an author, columnist, journalist and consultant. Currently, he is National Channel Advisor with Doordarshan. Abhishek is also consultant with the leading institutions and ...more

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Lalit Narayan Mishra is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Lalit Narayan Mishra Politician Lalit Narayan Mishra was Minister of Railways in the government of India from 1973 to 1975. He was brought into politics by the first Chief Minister of Bihar, Krishna Sinha, when he was made ...more

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Shweta Singh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
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Ajay Kumar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Ajay Kumar Journalist Ajay Kumar is a Journalist and Senior News Host with over 20 years of experience. Currently he is heading News Nation, a 24x7 news channel, which believes in the motto - "sensible news for ...more

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Shree Shankar Sharan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Shree Shankar Sharan Activist, Economist Shree Shankar Sharan was an Indian social activist and a retired Indian Administrative Service officer. He belonged to the 1955 Bihar cadre. Affectionately called Sri Ji, he was also the ...more

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Ashok Kumar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Ashok Kumar Politician Dr. Ashok Kumar is an Indian politician. His political party is the Indian National Congress. He is a Member of Legislative Assembly where he represents Singhia constituency, he has represented ...more

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Bali Ram Bhagat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Bali Ram Bhagat Bali Ram Bhagat was an Indian politician. He was born in Patna, Bihar. He served as the Speaker of Lok Sabha from 1976 to 1977, during the turbulent final year of Indira Gandhi’s first reign as ...more

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Gopal Prasad is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Gopal Prasad Gopal Prasad is an Indian-American mathematician. His research interests span the fields of Lie groups, their discrete subgroups, algebraic groups, arithmetic groups, geometry of locally ...more

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Srinivas Kumar Sinha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Srinivas Kumar Sinha Lieutenant General Srinivas Kumar Sinha, PVSM is an Indian soldier. After his retirement, he served as Governor of the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Assam.

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Tejendra Khanna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Tejendra Khanna Tejendra Khanna was the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi from April 2007 - July 2013. He also served as Chancellor of Delhi Technological University, Indraprastha Institute of Information ...more

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Ram Karan Sharma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Ram Karan Sharma Ram Karan Sharma is a Sanskrit poet and scholar. He was, born in 1927 at Shivapur in the Saran district of Bihar. He has been awarded an MA in Sanskrit and Hindi from Patna University as well as ...more

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Surur Hoda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Surur Hoda Surur Hoda: was a socialist politician and trade unionist who believed in the ideals promoted by Mahatma Gandhi and became involved in various international organisations.

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Birbal Jha is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Birbal Jha Birbal Jha, is an Indian author and entrepreneur. In 1993 he founded British Lingua, an award-winning chain of English language schools. Jha is currently the editor of Lingua Bulletin, an ...more

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Devendra Prasad Gupta is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Patna University Alumni
Devendra Prasad Gupta Academician Devendra Prasad Gupta, widely known as D. P. Gupta, is an Indian botanist and academician.