The Directorate of Medical Education under Health & Family Welfare Department, Govt. of Tripura has been established and started its functioning w.e.f 15th October, 2011. This Directorate deals with matters relating to Medical Education, like Medical Colleges, Regional Pharmacy Colleges, Nursing Colleges in Government and Private sector, Nursing Education, Paramedical Education etc.

The Post Graduate (PG) courses in respect of some Medical Colleges are conducted by this Directorate.

The other PCB counselling under TBJE for B.SC Nursing, Agri B.SC, B.V.SC , B.SE in fishery and other Paramedical Courses (BPT,BMLT,BOPTOM) at Tripura and other states are conducted by this Directorate.

The GNM, ANM training courses are also being conducted by this Directorate.