Purbanchal University


Puspalal chowk, Biratnagar


1993 AD

National University/Board

Purbanchal University (Pu.U) was established in 1993 with the aims to develop higher education in the country in a decentralized manner and to expand the opportunities of higher education into other parts of the country as well. It has 5 faculties i.e. Management, Science and Technology, Arts, Law and Education. Now Purbanchal University has 3 constituent campuses and 89 affiliated private campuses. 

Purbanchal University is situated the city of Biratnagar in the eastern part of Nepal . Its prime role is to act as a catalytic agent for the promotion of socio-economic transformation in Nepal through quality education appropriate for quality life and sustainable future. Since its establishment, the University has been motivated by its fundamental objective of preserving, refining, inventing, adopting, extending and transmitting knowledge in an environment that fosters free enquiry and open scholarly debate leading to all-encompassing development of the rural people, their economy and environment.

The establishment of Purbanchal University in 1993 was visualized as an extraordinary endeavour by the Government of Nepal to create an academic centre

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The establishment of Purbanchal University as the public institution has come as a great relief to both urban and rural poor mass wishing to attain higher education within the country. With its affordable fee-structure and expansive premise of over 545 Hectares in rural settings of eastern region of Nepal, this fully autonomous public University is geared to play a substantial role in academic development and quality education in Nepal.

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