HPU Shimla or Himachal Pradesh University of Shimla is University comprising of more than 80 teaching institutes which are providing Under graduate & Post graduate courses in different divisions. Shimla University is also having an International Centre for Distance Education and Open Learning for those who can not come & stay here. Hpushimla was established on 22nd July 1970. It has been registered under act under the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. Previously HPU was a part of Punjab University. University Shimla gets its finance through Himachal Pradesh Government & University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
Himachal Pradesh University Shimla is situated just 5 Kilometers from main Shimla. The Himachal University Campus covers an area of 200 acres. The climate & atmosphere is great for studying. For higher studies its among the few universities where every student want to register. The campus is surrounded by beautiful forests of Pine, Oak & Deodar trees. The mountains add to beauty of the campus. It has a regional office at Dharamshala also. There are more than 3 lac students registered with HPU Shimla. More than 200 private colleges are also affiliated with Himachal University. The Himachal Pradesh University Shimla offers courses in Engineering, education, Medical, Ayurveda, Dental & Yoga. There are approx. 70 Degree Colleges registered with Shimla University.
The Railway Station is just 5 Minutes walk from Campus, So it is easy for students from far areas to reach here. The Campus also has artistic buildings according to climates of Shimla. The buildings in Campus include Library, Offices, Hostels for Boys & Girls & Residential complexes for staff.
The different Undergraduate level degrees programs offered by HPU Shimla are B.A., B.A.(Hons), B.Com., B.Sc.(Medical, Microbiology & Non-Medical), BCA, BBA, B.Tech., B.D.S., B.A.M.S. and MBBS.
The different Postgraduate level degrees programs offered by HPU Shimla includes M.D., M.S., M.A. & M.Com. The facilities provided in Campus include Sports and Games, Gymkhana, Auditorium, Hostel, Library, Computer labs & Canteen etc.
Except these main courses there are different faculties which are Ayurveda, Dental Sciences, Law, Education, Language, Commerce & management, Medical Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Computer Sciences, Bio Technology, Performing & Visual Arts, Mathematics & Statistics & Journalism and Mass Communication.
The campus include institutes for Himalayan Studies, Management Studies, Vocational Studies, Centre for Australian & New Zealand Studies, Information Technology, Tribal Studies, Academic staff of College, Population Research centre, Evening Colleges & International Centre for Distance Education and Open Learning (ICDEOL).
Some of the eloquent features of Shimla University:
Self Financing scheme for NRI’s
First University to start Distance Education and Open Learning.
Semester System for Exams in all departments.
UGC recognized centre for Himalayan Studies.
Professional academies for all fields
Amenable atmosphere for higher education.
One of the best Academic Staff College.
Linked to different National & International Universities.
Special facilities for Girl Child.
The Postal Address of Himachal Pradesh University of Shimla is
Himachal Pradesh University
Tel : (+91-177)- 2830273, 2830434, 2830445, 2830614.
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Prof. A. D. N. Bajpai is the Vice-Chancellor of HPU Shimla. His Telephone Number is +91-177-2831363.
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