Universities in Himachal Pradesh Approved by UGC (Government/Private)

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Universities in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh, a state with abundant natural beauty is located in northern part of India. Himachal Pradesh has the third fastest growing economy in the country. The economy of Himachal Pradesh is highly dependent on hydroelectric power, tourism and agriculture. The capital city of the state is Shimla which is a popular holiday destination for the people from all over India. The state is also among the least corrupted states of the country and is ranked fourth in the list of the highest per capita incomes of all the states of India.

Here we have depicted the list of Universities in Himachal Pradesh Approved by UGC (Government/Private). You can find complete information on all the universities in Himachal Pradesh listed on this page by visiting that particular university. Various recruitment notifications and other details will also be regularly updated.

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Apart from providing degrees on general courses of education of Science, Commerce and Humanities, the Universities provide the concerned candidates with specialized and professional courses. The Universities of Himachal Pradesh pursue a systematic pattern of employment of students. The candidates have to appear for entrance examinations to become a student of the esteemed Universities. The candidate is entitled to use the library, sports rooms and other facilities offered by the educational institution.

Universities in Himachal Pradesh

State Universities

Universities Name Location
Dr. Y.S.Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry Nauni, Solan – 173 230
Himachal Pradesh University Shimla-171 005
Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University  Palampur-176 062

Central Universities

University Name Location
Central University of Himachal Pradesh PO Box No.21, Dharamashala, Dist-Kangra, Himachal Pradesh-176215

Private Universities

Universities Name Location
Chitkara University HIMUDA Education Hub Solan-174 103
Jaypee University of Information Technology Distt. Solan-174 103
Eternal University Baru Sahib Distt. Sirmour
Shoolini University Solan Himachal Pradesh
Indus International University V.P.O. Bathu, Tehsil Haroli, Distt. Una, Himachal Pradesh-174301
Arni University Kathgarh Tehsil Indore Distt Kangra (H.P.)
Manav Bharti University Solan Himachal Pradesh
Baddi University of Energing Science & Technology Makhnimajra, BADDI Distt. Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Educational Regulatory Authorities

Academic Staff College,  HP University Shimla, India
Department of Technical Education Himachal Pradesh, India
Education Department Himachal Pradesh, India
Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education Dharamshala, HP, India
Himachal Pradesh Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan India
State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) Himachal Pradesh, India

The state of Himachal Pradesh has one central university, four state universities and eleven private universities. The standard of education in the state high as compared to other states in India as the state has several reputed educational institutes for higher studies. The Central University of the state is in Dharamshala.

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There are many well known universities in Himachal Pradesh include Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Himachal Pradesh University, Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT, CSIR Lab), Palampur, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies, Jaypee University of Information Technology Waknaghat, Eternal University, Sirmaur  and Chitkara University, Solan.

List of Universities in Himachal Pradesh

Sr. no. University Name City Address Email ID / Website
1 IEC University Baddi Plot No. – 7 & 10 , Atal Nagar, (Kallujhanda), Baddi, Dist. Solan, Himachal Pradesh admissions@iecuniversity.com
3 APG (Alakh Prakash Goyal) Shimla University Shimla AP Goyal Shimla University, Shoghi-Mehli Bypass Road Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) India. PIN- 171009 info@apg.edu.in
4 Bahra University Waknaghat Bahra University Shimla (Waknaghat), Tehsil Kandaghat, Distt Solan, Himachal Pradesh PIN – 173234 bahrauniversity@rayatbahra.com
5 Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya Palampur CSK Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Palampur (INDIA) 176062 www.hillagric.ac.in
6 Himachal Pradesh Technical University Hamirpur Gandhi Chowk, Hamirpur, District Hamirpur (H.P.) www.himtu.ac.in
7 Maharishi Markandeshwar University Solan Solan Solan (H.P.) – 173 229, info@mmusolan.org
8 Sri Sai University Palampur Palampur, Himachal Pradesh 176081 www.srisaiuniversity.org
9 Indian Institute of Technology Mandi Mandi Kamand Campus, VPO Kamand, Distt. Mandi – 175005 Himachal Pradesh registrar[at]iitmandi.ac.in
10 APG (Alakh Prakash Goyal) Shimla University, Shimla (The Queen of Hills), Himachal Pradesh Shimla AP Goyal Shimla University, Shoghi-Mehli Bypass Road Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) India. PIN- 171009 info@apg.edu.in
11 Abhilashi University, Mandi Distt. Mandi Mandi Chail Chowk, Tehsil Chachyot, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh – 175045 info@abhilashiuniversity.in



The state of Himachal Pradesh is consecrated with some of the top Universities of our Country. Amidst the pleasing landscape of Himachal Pradesh, the Universities set tall with their over impressive architecture. Approximately all the districts of Himachal Pradesh hold up abundant good colleges under the direction of the well-known Universities.

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All the Universities are sustained by erudite and knowledgeable professors who direct the students to get higher standards of education. The Universities support a friendly interaction between the students and the faculty members. Numerous seminars, educational fairs and conferences are prearranged by the Universities to enhance and boost the knowledge of the students and the teachers as well.

Education for Non-resident Students

Himachal Pradesh University has definite reservations for non-resident students and also for students belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC, or disabled. There is a reservation of 5% for outstanding sportsperson (both male and female), 5% seats are reserved for students who have excelled in cultural activities, 3% for students who are handicapped. In most of the colleges 25% of seats are reserved for students belonging to Himachal Pradesh.

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Education for Foreign students

Himachal Pradesh enrolls foreign students into its various academic programs. Students from other states are also eligible to seek admission into the various courses offered by the university. Students can arrange for their accommodation in the college hostels. Alternatively, there are private hostels in Himachal Pradesh and the names of few hostels are listed below-

  • Shimla Youth Hostel in Lakar Bazar Shimla
  • Dhauladhar Boys Hostel
  • Kailash Boys Hostel
  • Shivalik Boys Hostel
  • Manimahesh Hostel
  • Spring View Guesthouse

During the period 1998 to 2003, the state government constructed as many as 13,672 concrete rooms that were later converted into class rooms for facilitating education. The Directorate of Primary Education in Himachal Pradesh seems into matters related to basic education, placement issues, various education programs, adult education among few other responsibilities that it commences.

Himachal Pradesh has schools that are affiliated to both the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education and Central Board of Secondary Education. List of popular Schools in Himachal Pradesh are listed below:

  • Kendriya Vidyalaya in Shimla
  • Mra Dav Senior Secondary Public School
  • Bhartiya public school in chamba
  • Dav public school
  • Dr. Radha krishnan vidya niketan public school in sangrah
  • Thomson public school
  • Smt. Indira gandhi memorial public school
  • Ibdav public school
  • Gurukul public school
  • B d dayanand anglo vedic public school
  • Kangra valley public school
  • Gav public school
  • B l central public school
  • Minerva senior secondary public school
  • Blue star public school
  • Noorpur public school
  • Shbm jain public school
  • Dav – dayanand anglo vadic public school
  • Aadhunik public school
  • Dav public school
  • Gsss sunhani
  • Bvn middle school in sangrah
  • Govt.senior secondary school in chowari
  • Govt.high school samot
  • Govt.senior secondary school in sihunta
  • Govt.senior secondary school in kakira
  • Ghs jandour
  • Adarsh vidya niketan high school in bogdhar
  • Govt.senior secondary school in tundi
  • Gsss katrain
  • Roots country school
  • Govt. Primary school in khanoda
  • Middle school in kiara bagh
  • Kotla-kallar
  • Gms chillian
  • Government high school in badehar
  • G.s.s.s kinnu
  • Government senior secondary school in channgo
  • Sacred heart high school in sidhpur
  • Govt.senior secondary school
  • Govt. Middle school in dungi
  • Rashtriya Military in School
  • Regal Public School in Shimla
  • I.T.B.P. Public School in Shimla
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Shimla
  • Auckland House School in Shimla
  • Bishop Cotton School in Shimla
  • Brahmrishi Mission School in Kullu
  • Dav Public School in Kullu
  • Army Public School in Solan
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Solan
  • Sarvhitkari Shiksha Niketan in Solan

Education Loans for Students

The Universities of Himachal Pradesh persuade active participation of the students in the various districts, state, national and international level competitions. Apart from communicating quality education, the Universities help in the overall growth of the personalities of the students. Some of the Universities also prepare students for the state level and all India competitive examinations.

The Universities of Himachal Pradesh are prepared with all the modern amenities to proffer quality education to the commendable students. The state Universities have produced many achievers in the field of education and has made the entire country proud of their achievements.

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