His Excellency the Governor of Tripura Sri Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya made his maiden visit to ICFAI University Tripura on Tuesday 26th August 2014. He was received and felicitated at the campus by Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Biplab Halder, Registrar Dr. Snehalata Behura, senior faculty members, staff and students of the University.
Later, during a close interaction with the higher officials and senior faculty members, the Governor enquired about the available infrastructural facilities, course curriculum, intake in different courses, faculty and student strength. He laid special emphasis on effective measures for admission of students from backward classes in the state of Tripura.
The Governor stressed importance for collective efforts to achieve the target of inclusive India and said “It will be possible only if education is spread out, electrification covers all villages and if the human resources are empowered.”
Further, the Governor desired that the ICFAI University Tripura will continue to deliver quality education to the students who are taking different UG/PG programs at the campus and extended his best wishes for their bright future.
The ICFAI University, Tripura (IUT): IUT was established in 2004 through an Act of State Legislature (Tripura Act 8 of 2004). The University has been approved by the University Grants Commission, under section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 and the University is empowered to award degrees under Section 22 of UGC Act, 1956. The University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
Infrastructure: The campus based at Agartala is lush green spread over 32 acres of land with 6 lakhs sq. ft. of built-up area. Campus has various facilities such as classrooms, faculty rooms, meeting halls, lecture halls, cafeteria, library, computer centre, administrative block and laboratories. Hostel facilities are available to the students. The entire campus is wi-fi enabled.
Programs: The University offers career oriented educational programs at postgraduate and undergraduate levels in Management, Information Technology, Science & Technology, Law and Education.