Established in 1990, the Jai Prakash Vishwavidyalaya (University),Chapra is one of the premier universities of Bihar. Serving the needs of higher and quality education of the people of Saran commisionary, it has completed its
22 years and has entered its 23rd year. With 21 constituent colleges, 11 affiliated colleges
and 23 proposed colleges including 10 professional colleges, it is offering courses at the Under Graduate level and Post Graduate level in most subjects. With student strength of thousands of students, J.P. University is amongst the largest universities of Bihar.