Sardar Patel Memorial (SPM) College is named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel a great freedom, the first deputy prime minister and one of the architects of modern India. It was established in 1972 on the ruins of landmark Udantpuri University which was founded by king of Pal dynasty Gopala in 8th century AD. The university witnessed an era of scholastic achievement in Budhdhist teachings, where at least 12000 scholars researched and studied at a time.
The college was established by local philanthropists to impart holistic education to the deprived and poor budding youths of the society. It was converted into a constituent unit of Magadh University, Bodh Gaya in 1980. The college has been shifted to its new campus near Mani Ram Akhara and Badi Dargah, the sacred shrine of the sufi saint Sheikh Sharfuddin Yahaya, Maneri.
Biharsharif is a unique socio-cultural structure e.g. a mixture of Hindu and Islamic culture. The entire population of Biharsharif is known for harmony, unity, and service to the nation. The people of this region have been excelling in achievements in the field of arts, science, trade and agriculture.
Recently, the college has been selected as the model college by the Government of Bihar under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA). The college is committed to the core values of NAAC. The college not only ensures the academic development of the students but also provides them with opportunities to prove themselves by means of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities.
Moreover in the field of sports, the college has made a name for itself. So far 30 students of the college has won gold medal, silver medal etc. The college has well equipped gymnasium by which students are benefited. The college works hard for the promotion of cultural activities.
The career counseling center makes its presence felt by providing necessary information and guidance to the students when required. NCC and NSS are very active and dynamic in this institution. The motto of this institution is to fill the students with creative potentiality, intellectual humility and ethical profundity.