Indira Gandhi National Tribal University


Indira Gandhi National Tribal University
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Logo.png
TypeCentral University
RectorGovernor of Madhya Pradesh
VisitorPresident of India
Location, ,
22°48′22″N 81°45′00″E / 22.806°N 81.750°E / 22.806; 81.750Coordinates: 22°48′22″N 81°45′00″E / 22.806°N 81.750°E / 22.806; 81.750
WebsiteIndira Gandhi National Tribal University

Indira Gandhi National Tribal University in Amarkantak, Anuppur district, Madhya Pradesh, India was established through an Act of Parliament, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Act, 2007, by Government of India.[1]


File:The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Arjun Singh at the foundation laying ceremony of the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University at Amarkantak, in Anupur District, Madhya Pradesh on April 19, 2008

An Act was passed in Indian parliament which was published in the Gazette of India, Part II, section I, on 20 December 2007 by the virtue of which Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Act, 52, 2007. The then M.H.R.D. minister, Shri Arjun Singh laid the foundation stone on 19 April 2008 at Amarkantak. The government of India 7 July 2008, circulated the order of appointment of the founder vice-chancellor of the university. In compliance of this order, Prof. Chandra Deo Singh took the post on 08.07.2008.[2] It is fully granted by the government of India, through University Grant Commission.[citation needed]


The Regional Campus of the University is at Manipur. As the jurisdiction of the university extends to the whole country, it has a plan to open centres in tribal dominated states for which proposals are under way according to the Act of the University. Acting accordingly, the opened the first regional campus of University at Manipur on 09.09.2009. The University is going to impart Post Graduate courses Political Science and Human Right, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Social Work, Tribal Studies and Physical Education at its Manipur Regional Campus.

Organisation and administration


  • Visitor - Shri Ram Nath Kovind, His Excellency, President of India.
  • Chancellor - Dr. Mukul Shah
  • Vice-chancellor
  • 'Prof. Chandra Dev Singh, Founder Vice-Chancellor' (08.07.2008 to 07.07.2013)
  • Prof. T. V. Kattimani (16.01.2014 to 05/12/2019)
  • 'Prof. Shriprakash Mani Tripathi(06/12/2019 to continue)
  • Deans of the Faculty
  • Registrar
  • Finance Officer
  • Controller of the Examination
  • Heads of the Department


Faculty of Science

  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Environment Science

Faculty of Computerronics

  • Department of Computer Science

Faculty of Social Science

  • Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
  • Department of Geography and Regional Development
  • Department of History
  • Department of Political Science & Human Rights

Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

Faculty of Commerce and Management

  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Business Management
  • Department of Tourism, Hospitality and Hotel Management

Faculty of Humanities and Philology

  • Department of English and Foreign Languages
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Applied Psychology
  • Department of Hindi

Faculty of Tribal Studies

Faculty of Tribal Study

Faculty of Education

  • Department of Education

New faculty and Departments

  • Department of Tribal Languages and Comparative linguistics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Statistics

Faculty of Pharmacy (D.Pharma, B. Pharma and Ph.D)

  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Social Work
  • Department OF EDUCATION
  • Department of Women' Studies

Faculty of Yoga

Faculty of Technical Vocational Education and Skill Training

  • Department of Vocational Education
  • B.Voc in Software Development
  • B.Voc. on Media

See also

  • Central University


  1. ^ "IGNTU Amarkantak: The University". Retrieved May 11, 2021.
  2. ^

External links

  • Indira Gandhi National Tribal University - Official website