Patna University Computer Centre was established in the year 1987 and was inaugurated by then Governor & Chancellor of Universities of Bihar. The Centre was established in order to meet the needs of the University, its Colleges, Departments, Institutes and Other Educational Institutions as well as the economic and planning departments etc. of the State Govt. of Bihar. It helps the institutions engaged in research in different disciplines. It provides access to a good central facility in the field of research, planning and training.
The centre was re-established on 16th April, 2007 by then Vice Chancellor of the Patna University. It has run Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA) course from the session 2008-09. P.G. Diploma in Bio-Informatics course has been started from current academic session. It conducts three weeks computer training programme for teachers & staff of the university. It conducts computer awareness and educational courses. It is the prestigious centre of the Patna University - 7th oldest University of the Indian subcontinent, which was established in the year 1917.