Mithila University (Lalit Narayan Mithila University) Darbhanga was established in the year 1972. It is a state university located in the Darbhanga district of Bihar.
The university initially functioned from the Mohanpur House at Sara Mohanpur village of the Darbhanga-Sakri route. In 1975, it was shifted to the campus belonging to Raj Darbhanga (Maithil Brahmins Rajpoots dynasty who were the rulers of territories).
The university offers various courses in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, and Education –
- Diploma courses
The university also has a number of affiliated colleges and institutes spread across the state. The university is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Mithila University has a number of departments and research centers that provide education and research in various fields.
- Business Studies
- Computer Science
- Environmental Science
The university also offers a number of short-term courses and certificate courses. The university also has a number of research programs and projects in various disciplines.
Mithila University has many student-run societies and associations that organize various student activities and events. Some student activities include cultural programs, sports events, debates, quizzes, and workshops.
The university also has a student welfare cell that offers various services to students. The university also provides various scholarships and financial aid to the students.