Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, formerly Purvanchal University, is a public state university based in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh The university is engaged in research through MoU with foreign and local universities, organizations and institutions. Many of its departments are identified by UGC as Centres of Excellence. The university is about 11 km from the city of Jaunpur on Jaunpur-Shahganj road which divides its 171.5 acres Students are admitted to various courses based on the merit of a qualifying degree. To pursue Post Graduation courses at Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, the candidate must have passed graduation with at least 45% marks from a reputable university in the relevant specialisation. campus into two part, one is campus and another one is hostel, teacher's colony, guest house and vice chancellor residence.

Indrapati Mahavidhyalaya, at Gairwah, in jaunpur District, run by Indrapati edcation Society Gairwah, was started in 1996-97. The UGC, accorded Permission to the Indrapati Education Society to start a private unaided Degree College at Jaunpur, District to cater to the Educational needs of backward rural people around Jaunpur. Indrapti Degree College is affiliated with V.B.S.P.University, Jaunpur, and the University was permitted the College to start the following Courses with different subject combinations from the Academic year 1996-97.