Magadh Mahila College, the pioneer institution of higher education for women in Bihar, was established in 1946. Presently a constituent unit of Patna University, possessing a permanent affiliation under section 12B of UGC Act since 1952. It has been Accredited ‘A’ Grade with CGPA (3.02) by NAAC in January 2013 imparting education to more than 4500 students in various disciplines. It has also been awarded CPE (College with Potential for Excellence) Status by the UGC, New Delhi for 2011-2016, and has retained the Status of CPE till 2021.The College has been honoured with 'Best College Award' on 'Shiksha Diwas 2014' by Sri Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar and has also been awarded ‘Excellent Institution of Higher Education for Girls in Bihar' by his Excellency Sri Ram NathKovind, the Governor-cum Chancellor of Universities of Bihar, on the occasion of National Education Bihar Summit and Award 2016. The college introduced Personality Development Classes for students in the Academic Session 2018-19 for development of human capital and human resources.