Manipur University is a central university, located in Canchipur, about 7 km from Imphal, the capital city of Manipur, India. Manipur University was established on 5 June 1980, under the Manipur University Act 1980, as a teaching cum-affiliating university at Imphal with territorial jurisdiction over the state of Manipur. It was converted into a Central University with effect from 13 October 2005. The library of Manipur University has a collection of more than 1,20,000 books and subscribes to 280 national journals and 43 foreign journals as hard copies. It has been identified as the member of UGC-INFONET and readers have been provided facilities for direct access to e-journals. The entire collection can be browsed through campus Intranet. An intelligent searching mechanism is incorporated with the system. It is used regularly by more than 2,264. The University has 72 affiliated colleges and one constituent college, i.e., Manipur Institute of Technology (MIT). The President of India is the Ex Officio Visitor of the university. The campus is spread over an area of 287 acres in historic Canchipur, the old palace of the kingdom of Manipur. The Langthabal Palace (Konung) was established by Maharaja Gambhir Singh in 1827 (October) just after the liberation of Manipur from Burmese occupation.
The following is the list of scholars from Manipur University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences