Historical Events

Historical Events

  • In 1937, Bir Bikramkishore Manikya, the last Maharaja of Tripura, had planned for establishing a college under under the “Vidyapattan Scheme”.
  • On 7 May, 1937, Maharaja Bir Bikram laid the foundation-stone of the college under the “Vidyapattan Scheme”.
  • Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) College, the first degree college in the State, started functioning under the University of Calcutta only in 1947
  • Ramkrishna Mahavidyalaya at Kailasahar in 1950 at private initiatives and also Belonia College at Belonia in 1964 and Ramthakur College at Agartala in 1967.
  • In 1982 the three private degree colleges of Tripura were taken over by the state government.
  • Tripura was sanctioned by the UGC in 1976 a post-graduate wing of the Calcutta University, named Calcutta University Post graduate Centre (CUPGC).
  • The foundation-stone was laid at Suryamaninagar campus on 18 December, 1985 by Dasaratha Deb, the the legendary leader of the historic Janasiksha (People’s Education) movement and the-then Deputy Chief Minister – cum Education Minister of Tripura.
  • The University Established in 2 October, 1987
  • Tripura University has been converted to a Central University w.e.f 2nd July,2007 under the Tripura University Act,2006 as enacted by the Parliament.


University at a Glance

Established 2 October, 1987

Student Enrollment

  • Undergraduates:
  • Graduates:


  • 79 acres total area of the campus
  • Master Degree programmes:34
  • PG degrees: 35
  • Ph.D. degrees: 33
  • Books in the Central library: 1,11,752
  • Affiliated institutions : 52 (till July 2015)

Faculty/ Employees

  • Officers : 21
  • Teachers: 142
  • Non-teaching staff: 121


  • University Departments : 35
  • Directorate of Distance
    Education : 5

Total Number of Visitors : 2189695

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