The government of Nepal had formed a team in 07-12-2007 to establish Mid-Western University in Birendranagar within 2009. This will be a regional university for the whole Mid-western Development Regions of Nepal. The office of Vice Chancellor and the Examination Controllers office of Mid-Western University, Birendranagar will open soon in Birendranagar. This university is expected to make the change of strategy over the education system of this region. The locals of this city are very happy by the decision of the government. They had contributed significantly into the fundraising program started by the preparation committee. About 220 Bigha's of land and 15 million Nepali Rupees was raised from the enthusiastic people in this small town.
With the recent appointment of Dr. Padam Lal Devkota as the first Vice Chancellor, the university is supposed to start its operation soon. Admission for the various streams has been started as from the source of Kantipur newspaper. Vice Chancellor is the highest ranking executive in the university because Chancellor of all universities in Nepal is the Prime Minister himself.