Himachal Pradesh University

country rank  177
world rank  5589

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, Himachal Pradesh University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Shimla (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Himachal Pradesh. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name हिमाचल प्रदेश विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym HPU
Founded 1970
Motto Those, who are armed with knowledge, are skilful

University Location

Address Summer Hills
Shimla (population range: 50,000-249,999)
171 005 Himachal Pradesh
T +91 (177) 283 1363
F +91 (177) 283 0775

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)


  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium
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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 March 2018