Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University

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Tilka Majhi Bhagalpur University
Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University logo.png
Former name
Bhagalpur University
MottoTamso Ma Jyotirgayama (Sanskrit: "Take Me From The Darkness Unto Light")
Type Public
Chancellor Governor of Bihar
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Hanuman Prasad Pandey
Location, ,
25°14′56″N86°57′29″E / 25.249°N 86.958°E / 25.249; 86.958
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website tmbutest0123.tmbuniv.ac.in

Tilka Majhi Bhagalpur University, formerly Bhagalpur University, is a public university in Bhagalpur, Bihar, India. It was established on 12 July 1960, having local colleges initially associated with Patna University. Its campus is around 264 acres (1.07 km2) in area. The name was changed from Bhagalpur University to Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University in 1991 in commemoration of Tilka Majhi, a freedom fighter. [1]



T. M. Bhagalpur University has six faculties: science, social science, humanities, commerce, management studies, and law. It has five research centres: Agro-Economic Research Centre, Centre of Bioinformatics, University Computer Centre, Centre for Regional Studies and Research Service Centre.[ citation needed ]


Its jurisdiction extends over two districts, Banka and Bhagalpur.[ citation needed ]

Affiliated colleges

Constituent Colleges

Notable alumni

NameClass yearNotabilityReference(s)
Aparajita Sarangi S.M. CollegeMember of the Lok Sabha since 2019 [2]
Jayant Raj Kushwaha Marwari College, Bhagalpur, 2010Minister of Rural Work Department of Bihar since 2021 [3]
Nishikant Dubey Member of the Lok Sabha since 2009[ citation needed ]
Lalan Singh Member of the Lok Sabha since 2019[ citation needed ]
Satyanarayan Singh Legislator [ citation needed ]

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