Maharaja Bir Bikram University

Maharaja Bir Bikram University (MBB University) is a state university[1] located at Agartala, Tripura, India. It is the first, and as of 2022 the only state university in the state of Tripura.[2][1] The university is named after Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarman, the last ruling maharaja of the princely state of Tripura.

Maharaja Bir Bikram University
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MottoIdeas Imagination Innovations
ChancellorGovernor of Tripura
Vice-ChancellorSatyadeo Poddar
Location, ,
23°49′40″N 91°17′51″E / 23.8278367°N 91.2974241°E / 23.8278367; 91.2974241
LanguageEnglish, Kokborok, Bengali, Hindi


The University was established in 2015 by the Government of Tripura through the Maharaja Bir Bikram University Act, 2015[3] and the foundation stone was laid by the then Governor of Tripura, Tathagata Roy.

The first vice chancellor (VC) was Gautam Kumar Basu.[4] Satyadeo Poddar was appointed VC in December 2019.[5]


The campus of MBB University is situated at Collegetilla, 3 km away from the city centre of Agartala.

Affiliated collegesEdit

MBB University has three affiliated colleges:[6]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "List of State Universities as on 08.10.2021" (PDF). University Grants Commission. 8 October 2021. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 October 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Tripura's first state university to be functional soon". United News of India. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Maharaja Bir Bikram University Act, 2015" (PDF). Tripura Gazette. Government of Tripura. 16 September 2015. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Vice Chancellor". Maharaja Bir Bikram University. Archived from the original on 21 January 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Satyadeo Poddar appointed as new Vice Chancellor of MBB university". The Northeast Today. 8 December 2019. Retrieved 21 June 2021.
  6. ^ "Affiliated colleges". Maharaja Bir Bikram University. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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