Mizoram University is one of the Premier Higher Educational Institutions not only in the North Eastern region but also in the country. A Central University, established in the year 2001 by an act of the parliament, Mizoram University is facilitating students with an exciting and student friendly learning environment since its inception. The University provides experiential and professional training to learners for all round development, thus helping students to find greater opportunities in their academic and professional endeavors. Mizoram University is moving ahead with a great vigor and confidence year after year, with remarkable development in academics, administrative and infrastructural expansions. The University is consecutively placed within 100 Higher Educational Institutions in the NIRF Ranking by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India since the inception of NIRF rankings. Mizoram University was ranked 78th under the ‘University’ category for the Year 2022 (NIRF rankings). Moreover, the University is placed in the band 601-800 in the THE (Times Higher Educational) Impact Rankings 2022 and 1st in the North Eastern Region. Recently, as per the Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF) University Ranking 2023, six north-eastern universities made it to the top 20 Central Universities (overall) list, in which Mizoram University bagged the 13th rank leading ahead of other North Eastern Central Universities. It has been accredited with ‘A Grade’ by NAAC in the years 2014 and 2019 and an ISO Certification in July, 2018. There are 39 academic departments under the umbrella of 10 schools of studies, 5 Research Centers along with UGC-Women Study Center, UGC-Human Resource Development Center, MZU DST-Incubation Center, DST-BioNEST Incubator and DRDO-Industry-Academia-Centre of Excellence (DIA-COE). It has 1 constituent college and 40 affiliated colleges.
The total enrolment at present includes 1194 research scholars, 1928 postgraduate students and 708 undergraduate students. The constituent college, Pachhunga University College (PUC) has an enrolment of 2836 (1372 males and 1464 females) post graduate and under graduate students. 925 research projects and field projects were undertaken during the year 2021-2022. During the same period, 891 publications were made in international journals, national journals and as chapters in books. Several faculties have actively participated in various national and international conferences while many other faculties have excelled in their field of research and received honors and awards for their commitment and dedication to the academics.
Mizoram University is progressing towards academic excellence with various academic, research and extension activities in North East India. We are proud and honored to have successfully hosted the G20 Summit here in the university. The theme, ‘One Earth. One Family. One Future’ will forever be enshrined in our academic perspectives even as we strive towards the themes of stability and sustainable growth in our endeavors. Greater Deeds Remain.