Manipur University


Manipur University
Manipur University Logo.png
MottoDhiyo yonah Prachodayāt
TypePublic central university
Established5 June 1980; 41 years ago (5 June 1980)
ChancellorT. Tirupati Rao
Vice-ChancellorN Lokender Sing[1]
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; 93.9280425Coordinates: 24°45′08″N 93°55′41″E / 24.7522876°N 93.9280425°E / 24.7522876; 93.9280425
CampusSuburb 300 acres (1.2 km2)
AffiliationsUGC; NAAC; AIU

Manipur University 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[4] w.e.f. 13 October 2005.[5]


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


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[6] and the vice-chancellor (in-charge) is Amar Yumnam.[7]

Affiliated colleges

The University has 102 affiliated colleges and one constituent college, Manipur Institute of Technology.[8] Notable colleges include:


  • 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.


The university has eight schools:

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


  1. ^ "President Ram Nath Kovind approves appointments of vice chancellors of 12 central universities: Ministry of education". The Times of India 13:29 IST. 23 July 2021. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  2. ^ "NIRF 2021" (PDF). Manipur University.
  3. ^ a b c d "Manipur University Data for NIRF'2021'" (PDF). Manipur University. Retrieved 26 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Manipur University Act, 2005" (PDF). Gazette of India. Government of India. 28 December 2005. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Manipur University becomes Central University". Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Chancellor". Manipur University. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Vice-chancellor". Manipur University. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Manipur University". Archived from the original on 1 June 2015. Retrieved 26 July 2017.

External links

  • Official website