The Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, also known as Bhagalpur University, is a public university in Bhagalpur, Bihar, India. The university is named after famous freedom fighter Tilak Manjhi. The university was established on 12 July 1960, having local colleges initially associated to Patna University. Its campus is around 264 acres (1.07 km2) of lush green area. The university has more than 36 teaching departments, around 24 affiliated colleges, and four research centres. The university is fully accredited to National Assessment and Accreditation Council and has tied with major international universities such as University of Vienna, the University of Bristol, the University of Kent, University of Lyon, University of Notre Dame, etc.