Maharaja Bir Bikram College was started in 1947 to meet the needs and demands of students who had migrated to Tripura
from erstwhile East Pakistan. It was Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Bahadur who concieved the idea of the college in 1937. But the plan did not realize because of the Second World War. Later Mata Maharani Kanchan Prava Debi responded to the SOS call of the uprooted Bengali students and built the college.
The college offers graduate and post graduate courses. Instructions are provided in as many as 19 subjects including English, Bengali, Sanskrit, History, Education, Political Science, Economics, Philosophy, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Botany, Zoology and Physiology. Evening college facility is also available.