Tripura a state in the North Eastern region of India forms one of the “Seven Sister
States” in the region. Tripura has a number of educational institutions that have
been established both by the Centre, the state besides a number of Private institution.
One of the smallest states of India, Tripura is home to a Central University and
a Private University. Besides these two Universities in Tripura there are the Institutes
of National Importance that facilitates higher education of high quality like the
National Institute of Technology.
The Central University in Tripura
There are about more than 15 colleges in Tripura that are under the Central University
of Tripura. The various colleges include courses that offer both diploma and degree
colleges in Engineering and Technology. Students passing out from this colleges
are awarded degrees by the Central University. Teacher Education courses are also
conducted through the teacher education colleges and are awarded degrees and diplomas
by the Central University of Tripura. Affiliated with this Central University are
other colleges for higher education like the two medical and engineering Colleges
each, a law college, a music colleges, an arts college and three polytechnics. Some
of the General Colleges offers honours degree courses in Life Sciences and Social
Sciences Subjects. Undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs are offered
by the University. The presence of this university has enabled the student community
in Tripura to avail the facilities of higher education in the state itself without
having to migrate to other state of India to seek higher education which was done
prior to the establishment of this University.
The Private University in Tripura
The Private University of Tripura offers course in Management and both the diploma
as well as the degree courses are conducted. The college is dedicated to offering
courses related to finance and management studies.