Tripura is third smallest state in India. The state has one Central University (Tripura University) and one private university (a branch of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India). There are 15 general colleges, 3 engineering colleges (Tripura Institute of Technology, National Institute of Technology, Agartala and NIEILT, Agartala), two medical colleges (Agartala Government Medical College and Tripura Medical College), 3 nursing or paramedical colleges, 3 polytechnic colleges, one law college, one Government Music College, one College of Fisheries, Institute of Advance Studies in Education, one Regional College of Physical Education at Panisagar and one art college. Tripura University also includes the IGNOU Agartala Regional Center.
Technical colleges in the state offers undergraduate engineering programmes in different branches including Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication, Automobile Engineering, Computer Science & Technology and IT (Information Technology).
Top MBA colleges in Tripura are NIS Academy - Agartala, Sikkim Manipal University - Agartala, Sikkim Manipal University - Tripura, The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Icfai University Tripura; Tripura University, School Of Management.