Pragyan International University, a Government Recognized University, was established under Sec 2(f), Univerisites Grants Commission. It is authorized to award degrees according to Sec 22 of the 1956 UGC Act.
The Government of Jharkhand has established Pragyan International University vide Act No. 11 of 2016, and published in the Government Gazette under Notification No. 312 dated 16 May 2016. Letter of Authorization issued by the Government of Jharkhand for Pragyan International University in order to begin operations at the academic session 2016-2017.