Manipur University

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Manipur University
Type Public
Established 5 June 1980
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Adya Prasad Pandey [1]Adya Prasad Pandey
Location Imphal, Manipur, India
Campus Rural 287 acres (1.16 km2)
Affiliations UGC, NAAC

Manipur University was established on 5 June 1980, under the Manipur University Act 1980 (Manipur Act 8 of 1980), as a teaching cum-affiliating university at Imphal with territorial jurisdiction over the state of Manipur. It was converted into a Central University w.e.f. 13 October 2005. The Manipur University Act No.54 of 2005 received the assent of the president on 28 December 2005.

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. The Langthabal Palace (Konung) was established by Maharaja Gambhir Singh in 1827 (October) just after the liberation of Manipur from Burmese occupation. Maharaja Gambhir Singh took his last breath in Canchipur.

Affiliated colleges[edit]

The University has 86 affiliated colleges and one constituent college (Manipur Institute of Technology).[2]

Administrative structure[edit]

Visitor President of India
Chief Rector Dr Syed Ahmed, Governor of Manipur
Chancellor Prof Nachane Dilip Madhukar
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Adya Prasad Pandey [3]


  • 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.


Library of Manipur University

In addition to its large collection of books, Manipur University Library offers access to numerous journals (both hard copy and online) and databases. The facility has 50 computers with wifi access, as well as other services such as photocopying.[4]


Post-graduate departments[edit]

School of Sciences School of Humanities School of Social Sciences School of Medical Sciences
Anthropology English Adult & Continuing Education
Bio-Chemistry Hindi Commerce RIMS
Chemistry Linguistics Economics JNIMS
Computer Science Manipuri Philosophy
Earth Science Philosophy History
Geography Manipuri Dance Library & Information Science
Life Science MIMS
Mathematics Political Science
Physics Journalism & Mass Communication
Statistics Home Economics


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  2. ^ "Manipur University". Retrieved 2017-07-26. 
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  4. ^ "Manipur University Library". Manipur University. Retrieved 22 August 2017. 

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Coordinates: 24°45′14″N 93°55′40″E / 24.7538°N 93.9278°E / 24.7538; 93.9278