Nagaland University


Nagaland University
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MottoLabor et Honor (Latin)
Motto in English
By labour and honour
TypePublic central university
Established6 September 1994; 27 years ago (6 September 1994)
ChancellorD. N. Buragohain
Vice-ChancellorPardeshi Lal
RectorGovernor of Nagaland
VisitorPresident of India
Academic staff
Location, ,

25°43′29″N 94°05′44″E / 25.7247899°N 94.095642°E / 25.7247899; 94.095642Coordinates: 25°43′29″N 94°05′44″E / 25.7247899°N 94.095642°E / 25.7247899; 94.095642
AffiliationsUGC; NAAC; AIU

Nagaland University is a Central University established in the state of Nagaland by an Act of Parliament by the Government of India in 1989.[2][3][4][5] It is headquartered at Lumami, Zunheboto. Two other permanent campuses are at Kohima (Merima) and Medziphema. Also there is a temporary campus in Dimapur where B.Tech courses are offered. Altogether 68 colleges are affiliated to the university with a total student population of around 24,000. Different Courses in 43 disciplines are offered at University and college levels in M.A, M.Sc, M.Com, MBA, M.Ed, M.Sc (Agri.), B.Tech, B.Sc (Agri.), LL.B, B.Ed, B.Sc, B.A, B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Sc (Nursing) and B.Voc.

Organisation and administration

School of Management Studies

The university offers MBA degree and the Department of Management is known as the School of Management Studies is situated at the kohima, Nagaland(Nu kohima campus). The Department of Management Studies under the School of Management Studies was inaugurated on 29 October 2007, and the first batch of MBA students was admitted in 2008.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a two-year (4 semesters) full-time programme and is approved by the AICTE. The School of Management Studies organizes annual Management festival which is known as ZOOMMAX.

Admission for MBA Programme is done on the basis of MAT conducted by AIMA since its inception of the department which is a national level entrance test.[citation needed]

School of engineering and technology

Nagaland University's School of Engineering & Technology was established in 2007. The School of Engineering Technology(SET) has been shifted to Meriema Campus, Kohima as per the university authority's decision.

It is the first School of Engineering in the State of Nagaland and has state-of-the-art infrastructure. The academic complex is located at D.C. Court Junction, Dimapur, Nagaland.

The School currently offers 4 years (8 semesters) undergraduate (B.Tech.) programs, approved by AICTE/University, in 5 different streams:

  • Agricultural Engineering & Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Information Technology

The school adopts a teaching pattern of course credit system in semesters. Major emphasis is laid on practical & industrial training.



University and College rankings
General – India
NIRF (Overall) (2020)[6]151-200
NIRF (Universities) (2020)[7]101-150

The university was ranked in the 101-150 band among universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2020[7] and in the 151-200 band overall.[6]

Student life

Student bodies

There are four Student bodies under Nagaland University viz. Nagaland University Students' Union, Lumami Campus Hqrs, Post Graduate Students Union,(PGSU) Meriema Campus, Post Graduate Students' Union, SMS and School of Engineering and Technology Students' Union(SETSU). However it is likely that the PGSU, SMS and SETSU will be merged with PGSU, Meriema Campus.

The students body elections are conducted each year. Students activity includes Freshers Day, Parting Social, sports week, cultural activities, literary weeks, musical nights, carnivals, debates etc., NUSU(L) also actively takes up students issues as well as those related to Nagaland University as a whole. NUSU(L) conduct general body meetings twice a year. Lumami Campus have seen changes from NUSU(L) through dustbin initiatives, sign boards, footpath construction, regular campus cleanliness drive, etc. with active support from NU administration.

Cultural festivals

The School of engineering and technology organizes annual Management festival which is known as TECH AURA. The third edition of the Nagaland University Festival (NU FEST) was held from 4–6 May 2016 hosted by the Nagaland University Students' Union, Lumami Campus.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d e "NIRF 2021" (PDF). Nagaland University.
  2. ^ Vanlalchhawna (1 January 2006). Higher Education in North-East India: Unit Cost Analysis. Mittal Publications. pp. 80–. ISBN 978-81-8324-056-7. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  4. ^ "President to attend Nagaland University convocation". Times of India. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Central University Nagaland". University Grants Commission (India). Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  6. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Overall)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  7. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.

External links

  • Official website