Lalit Narayan Mithila University, shortly known as LNMU, is a public university situated in Darbhanga, Bihar, India. It was established in 1972 as the Mithila University by an Ordinance of the Government of Bihar. It is governed by the Bihar State Universities Act, 1976. Its name was changed to Lalit Narayan Mithila University in 1980. Initially, it started its functions from Mohanpur House at Sara Mohanpur village of Darbhanga-Sakri route but later gifted to Raj Darbhanga in 1975.
Faculty & Departments
The university has seven faculties, many academic departments, 43 constituent colleges and 25 affiliated colleges in various districts of Bihar.
Faculty - Sciences, Humanities, Law, Education, Social Science, Commerce, Dentistry
Departments - Chemistry, Mathematics, Sanskrit, Philosophy, Music and Dramatics, History, Political Science, Economics, Commerce & Business Administration, Maithili, Home Science, and others
Programs & Degrees
The university offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in various areas of study.
Information Technology, Computer science & Engineering, Library & Information Science, History, Statistics, Business Organization, Geography, Political Science, Commercial Accounting, Economics, Chemistry, Zoology, and others
Botany, Chemical Science, Mathematics, Zoology, English, Maithili, Sanskrit, Philosophy, Music, Dramatics, Urdu, Ancient Indian History, Economics, Law, Geography, Home Science (Food & Nutrition), Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Commerce, Business Administration, Biotechnology, and others
Botany, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Zoology, Literature & Language, Maithili, Sanskrit, Urdu, Economics, Geography, Psychology, Sociology, Medicine,
LNMU focuses on strengthening the innovative academic programs in all disciplines by contributing the knowledge to the betterment of society. Research is conducted by the students and faculty in basic and applied areas. The range of facilities, services and support helps students to undertake the cutting-edge research projects with the highly positive outcome.
All the departments of the university are highly developed for their respective research work. It provides various opportunities to promote and explore the knowledge in emerging interdisciplinary areas.
For study at LNMU, applicants must submit an online application. The students who want a degree of LNMU need to choose any constituent or affiliated college based on their chosen program. For B.Ed. degree, applicants have to choose from the affiliate B.Ed. Colleges based on their chosen location i.e. Madhubani, Darbhanga, Samastipur, and Begusarai district. The selection of a college is to be made online only. The details of the admission process, offered courses, application requirements, deadlines etc. are available on its official website.
LNMU is spread over four districts of Bihar - Madhubani, Darbhanga, Samastipur, and Begusarai.
The main campus is located at Darbhanga and covers 201 acres of area. It offers a variety of modern facilities and support services to the students, faculty and staff.
LNMU provides outstanding facilities in all aspects. These include libraries, labs, common rooms, study areas, museum, canteen, parking, hostel, guest house, sports and recreational facilities etc.
Nagendra Jha Stadium is the sports venue of the LNMU members that provides a range of facilities for different sports. The students and staff can take benefits of ample of opportunities to pursue their passions for sports, arts and culture through the wide-ranging activities held in and out of the campus. The main aim is to encourage the creativity, talent and teamwork among the students.
The scholarships for the undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. students are awarded depending on the certain eligibility criteria. Only eligible students can apply for the financial support.
Why to join?
Lalit Narayan Mithila University is dedicated to providing an energetic and responsive environment where students get the number of educational opportunities that help them in enhancing their creativity, knowledge, and adaptability to serve the nation with their skills.