The three new universities where appointments have been made are- Patliputra University, Patna, Munger University, Munger and Purnea University, Purnea.
Rajesh Singh has been appointed as VC of Purnea University, while Prabhat Kumar Singh will be the Pro VC of the university, it said.
Using his powers under relevant sections of Bihar State University (Amendment) Act 1976, the Governor Malik made the new appointments on the basis of recommendations of the search committee of universities and subsequent meaningful and effective consultation with the state government and personal interaction with shortlisted candidates, the release said.
The tenure of the newly appointed VCs and Pro VCs would be of three years and would commence from the day they assume the charge, it said.
The state government has already announced the functioning of new universities from the upcoming academic session (2018-19).
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