Mizoram University

Mizoram University

About Mizoram University

Mizoram University was created by an Act of Parliament (No. 8 of 2000) and it became functional from 2nd July, 2001. The University is located at Aizawl, the capital city of Mizoram and is spread over 978.1988 acres in an area on the outskirts of the city. Prior to the existence of the Mizoram University, the North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) with headquarters at Shillong was operating a campus in Mizoram. Headed by a Pro-Vice Chancellor, the then Mizoram Campus of NEHU consisted of seven Post-Graduate Departments, namely, Economics, Education, English, Forestry, Mizo, Psychology and Public Administration. During the last 17 years of its existence, Mizoram University has made considerable progress in terms of infrastructure, academic programmes, manpower and support services. Mizoram University was accredited ‘A’ grade by NAAC in 2019. The University was ranked as one of the top 100 Universities in India,assessed by the NIRF rankings in 2016, 2017 and 2018 under MHRD. The Universityha s 33 functioning academic departments offering UG, PG, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes under 8 Schools of Study. The University has 35 affiliated colleges and one constituent college.
The University admitted 3,036 total students in 2017-18 out of which 165 students are from other states and foreign countries. The University has 208 full time faculty and 76% of the faculty are with Ph.D. qualification.

The University is one of the pioneering Universities in the country which has successfully implemented the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) since 2013.

During the last five years the University has awarded 277 Ph.D. degrees in different disciplines. The faculty has published 1385 papers in reputed journals, and over 900 books, book chapters in edited volumes and conference proceedings during the last five years. In line as per SCOPUS, WoS and Indian Citation Index data bases, a total of 7434 citations were recorded with the average h-index of 26 (SCOPUS and WoS).The University teachers filed 20 Patents based on their individual research outcomes.


Programmes offered by the Mizoram University

School of Earth Sciences & Natural Resources Management
Department Name Programme Offered
Environmental Sciences M.Sc,MPhil, PhD
Extension Education & Rural Development M.A (Rural Development), PhD
Forestry M.Sc,MPhil, PhD
Geography & Resource Management M.Sc, PhD
Geology M.Sc, PhD
Horticulture, Aromatic & Medicinal Plants (HAMP) M.Sc, PhD
School of Economics, Management & Information Sciences
Department Name Programme Offered
Commerce M.Com, M.Phil,PhD, BVoc(Handloom Weaver)
Economics M.A, M.Phil, PhD
Library & Information Sciences M.LIS, M.Phil, PhD
Management MBA, M.Phil, PhD
Mass Communication MJMC,M.Phil, PhD
Tourism & Hospitality Management MBA (T&HM)
School of Education & Humanities
Department Name Programme Offered
Education M.A, B.Ed,M.Ed,M.Phil, Ph.D
English M.A,M.Phil, Ph.D
Mizo M.A,M.Phil, Ph.D
Hindi M.A,M.Phil, Ph.D
School of Engineering & Technology
Department Name Programme Offered
Computer Engineering B.Tech, PhD
Electrical Engineering B.Tech, M.Tech, PhD
Electronic & Communication Engineering B.Tech, M.Tech, PhD
Information Technology B.Tech, M.Tech
Civil Engineering B.Tech
Food Technology M.Sc
School of Life Sciences
Department Name Programme Offered
Biotechnology M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Botany M.Sc, Ph.D
Zoology M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
School of Physical Sciences
Department Name Programme Offered
Chemistry M.Sc, Ph.D, PGDIT (Post Graduate on Instrumental Techniques)
Mathematics & Computer Science M.Sc, Ph.D
Physics M.Sc, Ph.D
Industrial Chemistry M.Sc
School of Social Sciences
Department Name Programme Offered
History & Ethnography M.A, M.Phil, PhD
Political Science M.A, M.Phil, PhD
Psychology M.A, M.Phil, PhD
Public Administration M.A, M.Phil, PhD
Social Work M.S.W, M.Phil, PhD
Sociology M.A, Ph.D
Tribal Studies & Ethnomedicine M.A
School of Fine Arts, Planning & Architecture
Department Name Programme Offered
Planning & Architecture B.Arch
School of Medical & Paramedical Sciences
Department Name Programme Offered
Clinical Psychology M.Sc


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Offered Courses:

  • Art (Performing)
  • Bachelor's Level
  • Computer/IT & Related Subjects
  • Engineering
  • Other Subjects
  • Master's Level
  • Agriculture/Forestry/AnimalSc.
  • Biomedical/Biotechnology
  • Engineering
  • Humanities/Social/Dev.Studies
  • Science (Physical/Biological)
  • Other Subjects
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