Nagaland University is a Central University established in the state of Nagaland by an Act of Parliament by the Government of India in 1989. Its headquarters is at Lumami and other campuses spread across the state, namely at Kohima (Merima), Medziphema, and Dimapur (temporary). There are 61 colleges affiliated to it, with a total student population of around 24,000. Courses offered are M.A, M.Sc, M.Com, MBA, B.Tech, B.Sc (Agri.), LL.B, B.Ed, B.Sc, B.A, B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Sc (Nursing). The University offers MBA degree and the Department of Management is known as the School of Management Studies is situated at the DC Court Junction in Dimapur, Nagaland.The Department of Management Studies under the School of Management Studies was inaugurated on the 29th of October 2007, and the first batch of MBA students was admitted in 2008.