Manipur University (Meitei: Manipur Taibang Maheikol) is a central university located in Imphal, Manipur, India. It was established on 5 June 1980, under the Manipur University Act, 1980 (Manipur Act 8 of 1980), as a teaching cum-affiliating university with territorial jurisdiction over the state of Manipur. It was converted into a central university under the Manipur University Act, 2005[3] w.e.f. 13 October 2005.[4]

Manipur University
MottoDhiyo yonah Prachodayāt
TypePublic central university
Established5 June 1980; 43 years ago (5 June 1980)
ChancellorT. Tirupati Rao
Vice-ChancellorNaorem Lokendra Singh
RectorGovernor of Manipur
VisitorPresident of India
Academic staff
Location, ,

24°45′08″N 93°55′41″E / 24.7522876°N 93.9280425°E / 24.7522876; 93.9280425
CampusSuburb 300 acres (1.2 km2)
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the 105th session of Indian Science Congress, at Manipur University, in Imphal

Campus edit

The university is in Canchipur, about 7 km from Imphal, the capital city of Manipur, India. The campus is spread over an area of 287 acres (1.16 km2) in historic Canchipur, the old palace of the kingdom of Manipur.

Organisation and administration edit

Governance edit

The visitor of the university is the president of India and the chief rector is the Governor of Manipur. As of 2021, the chancellor is Nachane Dilip Madhukar[5] and the vice-chancellor is Professor Naorem Lokendra Singh[6]

Affiliated colleges edit

Centres edit

  • Computer Centre
  • Educational Multimedia Research Centre
  • The Center for Manipur Studies
  • Centre for Developmental Studies: conducted three-month intensive diploma/certificate course as Basic-I and three-month intensive diploma course as Basic-II in Japanese language from time to time.

Schools edit

The university has eight schools:

  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Human & Environmental Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical & Physical Sciences
  • Social Science
  • Medical Sciences
  • Engineering

References edit

  1. ^ "NIRF 2021" (PDF). Manipur University.
  2. ^ a b c d "Manipur University Data for NIRF'2021'" (PDF). Manipur University. Retrieved 26 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Manipur University Act, 2005" (PDF). Gazette of India. Government of India. 28 December 2005. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Manipur University becomes Central University". Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Chancellor". Manipur University. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  6. ^ Khumukcham, Rinku (23 July 2021). "After almost 2 years Manipur University gets new Vice Chancellor along with 11 other Central Universities". News from Manipur - Imphal Times. Retrieved 15 May 2024.

External links edit