Manipur University was established on 5th June, 1980 under the Manipur University Act. 1980 (Manipur Act 8 of 1980), as a teaching cum-affiliating university at Imphal. It had the territorial jurisdiction over the whole ofManipur. It received the status of a central university in 2005. Manipur University is located at Canchipur, Imphal, and is spread over an area of 287 acres in the historic Canchipur which is the site of the old palace of Manipur "The Langthabal Konung" (Palace). This Palace was built by Maharaja Ghambhir Singh in 1827 AD just after the liberation of Manipur from Burmese occupation. Maharaja Gambhir Singh took his last breath at Canchipur. Canchipur is also the Birth Place of Dr. Lamabam Kamal, a renowned poet of Manipur. Manipur University Application Process Candidates are required download the application form from the university website. Applications completed in all respect should be sent to the Office of the Director, Manipur University. Manipur University Admission Process The candidates are required to sit for a written test followed by a personal interview for admission to the different courses in Manipur University.