Central Campus of Technology was established in 1972 AD as a constituent campus of Tribhuvan University located in Dharan. It is an autonomous Science and Technology campus of TU.
Central Campus of Technology offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs consisting with B.Tech (Food), B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Microbiology), B.Sc. (Nutrition and Dietetics), B.Sc. (Physics), and B.Sc. (Geology). This is the leading campus of Food Technology education in Nepal. Central Department of Food Technology under the Institute of Science and Technolgoy, TU, is situated in the campus premise which offers M.Tech and PhD study in Food Technology.
The uniqueness of this campus is that this is the only T.U. constituent campus running B.Tech (Food) and the only campus in Nepal with B.Sc. (Nutrition and Dietetics) program. It obtained the status of decentralized campus in 1998 AD and autonomous campus in 2012 AD.