Tripura University is the main state university in the state of Tripura. It has many departments, schools and affiliated colleges under its jurisdiction, the most famous of which are the Tripura Engineering College and MBB College. The university is located in the capital city of Tripura, Agartala.
The university offers courses in the subjects of English, Bengali, Sanskrit, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Analytical & Applied Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Life Science and Commerce. Technical and Engineering courses are offered by the Tripura Engineering College, while courses in Law, Physical Education, and Arts and Crafts are offered by other affiliated colleges. The MBB College offers courses in Bengali, Commerce, Economics, Education, English, History, Mathematics, Physiology, Botany, Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Sanskrit, Philosophy, Commutative English, Statistics, and Convocation. All these courses are approved by the Tripura University.
The University provides for reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates of Tripura are as per state Government approved norms. The candidates from other North-Eastern states are required to be nominated by their respective state Government as per their selection norms.
The University has a well equipped Medical Unit with a senior Medical Officer, Pharmacist and other supporting staff. The University has a Training and Placement Cell under a Placement Officer with supporting staff for organizing vocational training. It also arranges for campus interview for pre-final and final-year students. Students are encouraged to participate in competitions, seminars and debates. Efforts are being made to introduce video conferencing facility through VSAT, especially for placement related matters.