Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University

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Bhagalpur University
Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University.jpg
Motto

Tamso Ma Jyotirgayama (Sanskrit: "Take Me From

The Darkness Unto Light"
Established 1960
Type Public
Chancellor Keshri Nath Tripathi
Vice-Chancellor R. S. Dubey
Students 1,20,000
Location Bhagalpur, Bihar, India, India
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC
Website www.tmbu.org

Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, also known as Bhagalpur University, is a public university in Bhagalpur, Bihar, India. It was established on 12 July 1960, having local colleges initially associated with Patna University. Its campus is around 264 acres (1.07 km2) in area. The name was changed from Bhagalpur University to Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University in 1991 in commemoration of Tilka Manjhi, a freedom fighter.

The university has more than 36 teaching departments, around 24 affiliated colleges, and five research centres. It is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council and has tied with major international universities such as University of Vienna, the University of Bristol, the University of Kent, University of Lyon, and University of Notre Dame.

Faculties[edit]

T. M. Bhagalpur University offers different study programs through its various departments. Most departments offer postgraduate and doctoral degrees. Among them are faculties of Science, Social Sciences, Humanities, Commerce, Management Studies, and Law.

The research centres are:

  • Agro-Economic Research Centre
  • Centre of Bioinformatics
  • University Computer Centre
  • Centre for Regional Studies
  • Research Service Centre

Affiliate colleges[edit]

T. M. Bhagalpur University has many affiliated colleges for providing education at graduate level. These are in Bhagalpur itself and in places such as Banka, Barbihga, Gogari, Jamalpur, Jamui, Jhajha, Kahalgaon, Munger, Narayanpur, Naugachia, Parbatta, Sabour, Sikandra, and Sultanganj.

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