It is my proud privilege to welcome you to this University picturesque campus having
majestic buildings of the University, complemented by rhododendron, silver oak, pine and
deodar trees offering a salubrious climate and amiable atmosphere for higher studies and
With a Centre with Potential for Excellence in Himalayan Studies known as Integrated Institute
of Himalayan Studies (IIHS) by UGC for vast research on the Himalayas, this university has a
well established Human Resource Development Centre for updating the knowledge of the
faculty especially for the teachers of the colleges. Special Assistance Programme (SAP) has
been provided by the UGC to the departments of Physics, Bio- Technology, Chemistry, Bio-Sciences and Institute of Vocational Studies IVS-MTA.
The new Campus of the University at Ghanahati near Shimla is being developed in about 40
Acres for BBA, BCA, UILS, UIIT and many more UG and PG Courses. The University
collaborates with many National and International research and academic institutions.
During the last three years a number of MOUs with International and National Institutes of
Repute have been signed. Many scholars, philosophers, academicians and environmentalists visited the University in the recent years.
I invite you to enter this university to fulfill your academic thrust with a motto of come to
learn and go to serve.
Prof. Rajinder Singh Chauhan
Pro- Vice Chancellor
Himachal Pradesh University
Summer Hill, Shimla - 171 005