Purbanchal University

Purbhanchal University is a public university which is ideally located at heart of eastern region of Nepal situated in Biratnagar with an expansive premises of over 545 hectares of land, in  an economic centre of Nepal. Purbhanchal Universtiy is a leading awarding university in various bachelor and master programmes. Purbhanchal University was established in 1993 by Government of Nepal in order to conceive an academic centre of excellence. The university is devoted to excellence in learning, teaching and research, and to developing leaders in various disciplines which makes different globally. The major role of university was defined to act as a central agent in promoting on socio-economic changes in Nepal through quality education assured for sustainable and quality life style. The university is devoted with some objectives of refining, inventing, adopting, transforming and refining knowledge. There are 128 collages affiliated with purbhanchal university including constituent campuses. Various programmes are provided by Purbhanchal University relation under different graduate and master’s faculties running by highly reputed University heads:

Programmes Offered by Purbhanchal University

  • Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Medical & Allied Science
  • Faculty of Law

Note: Purbhanchal University has also initiate Distance learning approaches under different programme.

Purbhanchal University Heads:

  • Chancellor: Prime Minister of Nepal
  • Vice-Chancellor: Shirish Rijal
  • Board of Directors:
  • Academic Staff: 51
  • Admin.Staff: 211


The establishment of purbhanchal Universtiy has overwhelm various urban and rural areas people to study further higher education within inside the country. Since the university is a public university, the student can study further degree programme in affordable fee-structure which plays substantial role in academic progress and quality education. Since the establishment of university, the main vision or mission is to develop a better model in fulfilling the nation academic requirement in education acting as a centre of excellence in national and international arena. The university mission is to monitor current issues and implement sustainable development strategies on the country for upliftment of every human race in economic and financial development. Apart from being the public university the Purbhanchal University realized its role as the interface between public and private academic institutions to provide better collaboration and affordable course study environment in mass for survival of good-governance and self-sustenance.

The University is devoted to academic excellence through teaching and research and practical studies in specific areas in social, economic and sustainable development of the country. The university has identified under various major sector Agro-Forestry, Environment-Rural-Cultural development, Technical industry, on specific areas of Academic Excellence. The university has specific team members for flourishes better knowledge practices in different topic on women’s’ autonomy and husband involvement in maternal health care in Nepal, held conference program in Information technology etc.

Some Threats on News:

According to CIAA (Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority) said that some of the former deans are engaged in corruption case at the special court against nine incumbent and former officials of Purbhanchal University including vice chancellor. By issuing press statement, the anti-corruption constitutional body said former VCs, Registrars, deans and administrative officer were booked in misuse of university fund for personal use.

Scholarships Programmes:

Purbhanchal University scholarship program varies according to their program disciplines. The university published notice at the time of admission under different programme faculties.

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