H.D. Jain College, Bihar was established in 1942. It is the first institution of higher learning ever set up in the economically and academically backward region of Shahabad. The college was affiliated to Patna University. Within a few years of its inception the college made great strides; its fame spread far and wide and students from almost all parts of Bihar and the neighboring state of UP started pouring in. On account of its high standard of quality teaching and academic pursuits it made a mark as one of the leading institutions of Bihar and won recognition even on the national level.
The vision of the college is to nurture the best and identity the hidden, unexplored talents to enable then for the best services of society being triumphant in all possible creative areas of lifeand to develop extra-curricular activities as to enrich not only the academic experience but also the all round development of personality.