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APG Shimla University, Shimla

About APG Shimla University, Shimla


Alakh Prakash Goyal Shimla University is a part of AP Goyal Charitable Trust that has been carrying out various social and welfare activities in the field of education, health, and welfare sector. The university envisions undertaking scientific learning and robust professionalism. Contributing to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research is the main aim of APG Shimla University.

The University offers courses Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Certificate, and Research courses in various fields. The University is committed to providing the best facilities for all students and investing in improvements that will secure their future.

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APG Shimla University, Shimla Highlights

The highlights of APG Shimla University, Shimla are mentioned below.

APG Shimla University, Shimla Highlights 
Type of University Private
Programs Offered Undergraduate
Placements 100% of students placed
Academic collaborations University Grant Commission, Bar Council of India, Himachal Pradesh Government, HPPEIRC 
Accreditation  UGC 
Affiliation CSS University - Meerut

APG Shimla University Departments

The following are the departments working under AP Goyal Shimla University

  • School of Engineering and Technology
  • School of Architecture and Planning
  • School of Design
  • School of Science
  • School of Management
  • School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • School of Legal Studies and Research
  • School of Art and Humanities

Why Choose APG Shimla University?

  • APG has undergone the corporate Tie-UPs committed to providing guidance, expertise, and feedback to the students through various industrial visits where they get to meet with industry professionals, get portfolio reviews, exercise their interviewing skills, and receive an internship or job opportunity.
  • The curriculum at APG Shimla University is designed with the distinct objective to equip the students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude required in the present and emerging job market. It involves a theoretical understanding of the history, content, and cultural impact of all types of media along with an applied learning focus in areas such as print, radio, television, and new media, and their specific tools and techniques.
  • The program delivery method comprises a blend of formal lectures, seminars, computer-based learning, individual and group project work, guest lectures, and industry training. Students under each specialization will be put through the latest industry-relevant training. The university seeks to provide well-equipped layout and print designing labs and In-House Radio and TV studios for practical training. Students enjoy opportunities to participate in real-life examples of journalism and public communication situations and learn essential industry terminology, crucial for doing an excellent job in the field.
  • APG University prepares the student for a successful and productive career as security professionals in both private industry and government. The University also embodies well-equipped laboratories and smart classes so as to provide the aspirants with practical hands-on learning and access to the real world. The further aim is to boost knowledge retention that will prove to be more effective at preparing you for creating a difference in society as a Cyber Security Leader.
  • APG University aims to develop competence in areas like programming, Database Management Systems, Networks and Security, Operating Systems, Cloud Computing etc. The course delivery method at APG University includes lectures, lab work, industrial training, assignments, workshops, etc. During this course, students are also encouraged to take up a research project in order to make the students well aware of the topic and to boost the problem-solving skills in order to make the students industry-ready keeping industry requirements in place.

APG Shimla University Courses

AP Goyal Shimla University APG courses are offered through its various schools. It offers programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, certificate, and diploma levels. The courses along with their specializations are mentioned below

Course  Specializations
B.Tech  Computer Science Engineering, Computing Technology with specialization Artificial Intelligence, Computing Technology with specialization Data Science, Computing Technology with specialization in IoT, Computing Technology with specialization in Cloud Technology and Information Security, Civil Engineering
Master of Technology Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering
BCA Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Technology & Information, Internet of Things
B.Sc Cyber-Security, Fashion Design, Forensic Science,  Bio-Technology, Microbiology
MCA -
B.Com {Hons.} -
B.Com {Hons.} International Accounting and Finance (with ACCA)
M.Com  -
Certificate Course  Advertisement & Public Relation, Radio & TV Journalism, Financial Accounting using tally
Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) -
Master of Hotel Management (MHM) -
Diploma Travel & Tourism Management, Bakery & Confectionary, F&B Service, Food Production, Front Office, House Keeping, Yoga Sciences
Bachelor of Arts- Journalism & Mass Communication (BAJMC) -
Master of Arts- Journalism & Mass Communication (MAJMC) -
Bachelor of Law -
Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Law (Integrated) BALLB -
Master of Law
BBA -
MBA HR, IB, IT, Marketing, Finance
BA {Hons.} Economics  
BA Yoga
M.Sc Biotechnology, Microbiology, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Journalism, Law, Management, Chemistry, Physics

APG Shimla University School of Engineering and Technology

School of Engineering and Technology offers B.Tech and M.Tech courses. The duration of the B.Tech course is 4 years and M.Tech is 2 years. The University provides a Value-based Learning approach that incorporates industry visits, prominent social workers, media barons, internships, apprenticeship, and creative interaction with Industrialists, and several other influential personalities visit on a regular basis.

APG Shimla University School of Management

The duration of the course is two years. The program has industry-linked specializations which will help students to build a good career for themselves with promising placements.

APG Shimla University NextGen Courses

APG NextGen provides industry-enriched engineering, and computer applications courses with classes handled by top educationists, industry leaders, and practitioners. All the NextGen courses are mentioned below.

Course  Specializations
B.Tech  Computer Science Engineering, Computing Technology with specialization Artificial Intelligence, Computing Technology with specialization Data Science, Computing Technology with specialization in IoT, Computer Computing & Cyber Security
BCA -

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APG Shimla University Facilities

The University has world-class infrastructure and student facilities with a student-centric approach. The environment around the campus is perfect for a learning and teaching environment. All the basic amenities required for students are available on the campus.

Campus

  • The University has a state of campus.
  • It is spread in an area of 26 acres of land.
  • The campus has different buildings like administration blocks, college buildings, sports complexes, and residential blocks.
  • The campus also has labs and classrooms with all the latest technology equipment. 
  • The APG Shimla University is wifi enabled which makes it easy for students to get access to online study resources.

Medical Facilities

  • APG Shimla University has a medical centre to provide 24x7 medical facilities to students and staff.
  • It is equipped with providing first aid facilities and for prescribing medicine.
  • Trained nurses and doctors are present round the clock for medical assistance.
  • The University also has an ambulance facility on the campus.

Sports Facilities

  • APG Shimla University provides various sports facilities that help the students in strengthening the mental and physical skills.
  • Various state-level championships are conducted at the campus.
  • It also has a modern and fully equipped gym on the campus.
  • Games like volleyball, cricket, football, basketball, hockey, table tennis, and badminton are regularly played at the campus.

Dining

  • Mess facilities cater to the needs of students.
  • Provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner at a reasonable price.
  • Special care is taken to provide quality and hygienic food to students.
  • The food committee monitors the operations of the canteen mess and cafeteria.
  • The cafes and mini refreshment joints are conveniently located.

Transport Facilities

  • The institute has its own fleet of buses which is used for transportation facilities.

Other Facility at APG Shimla University, Shimla

  • ATM facility is provided for 24x7 cash withdrawals.
  • Photo Copy stores and departmental stores are present within the campus to meet the needs of the students.

APG Shimla University Hostel Details

Modern facilities are available at AP Goyal Shimla University. APG Shimla University facilities include separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls.

  • Hostel facilities are exemplary at APGSU. Students coming from different parts of the country and abroad feel at home in the hostel.
  • The hostel complex has an ultra-modern layout, with separate residential facilities for boys and girls.
  • Amenities like a common kitchenette, laundry room, anteroom with LCD TV, hot water facilities, cosy beds, study tables, recreational facilities like indoor games, newspapers and magazines are all in place.
  • The wardens are the local guardians who act as guides and give moral and psychological support to the residents.
  • The safety and security of the students on the premises are given utmost importance, therefore a professional security agency has been entrusted with the task of providing round the clock security to the residents.

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APG USPs

The USPs of AP Goyal Shimla University are mentioned below.

  • First University in Himachal Pradesh to implement Outcome Based Education System Edhitch
  • Only University in North India to Implement Online Certificate Verification and Authentication System in collaboration with Edulab
  • Only University in HP established as SWAYAM-NPTEL Local Chapter Shimla Ministry of Education (Govt. Of India)
  • University Selected as PI under UBA UNNAT BHARAT ABHIYAN a flagship program of the Ministry of Education (Govt. of India)
  • University has NCC Unit (Army Wing and Air Wing) volunteering student organization under Ministry of Defence, (Govt. of India)
  • University has a quality check for research education and publication ethics established through (URSA) URKUND by INFLIBNET Center (An IUC of UGC)

APG Awards

The awards received by AP Goyal Shimla University are mentioned below.

  • India's Most Promising University in HP - Awarded by Merit Awards & Merit Research
  • Best Infrastructure Awarded by ECONS Education
  • Fastest Growing Private Education Institute in Asia - Awarded by KPMG
  • Quality Education in Private University - Awarded by Global Quality Awards
  • Best Private University in Hills Awarded by ASSOCHAM
  • Best Emerging International University in Northen India Awarded by Al

APG Shimla University Placement

The APG Shimla University has expanded its activities with reputed international and national universities and organizations for the benefit of the student. The University conducts placement activities for students. APG Shimla University Placement cell works extremely hard towards conducting placement activities for students. 

APG Shimla University conducts internships for students. The main aim of these programs is to enhance employability, interpersonal and social skills, inter-relationships of theory and practical sessions, career preparation, personal and technical development. In many cases, the same company at which the candidate has been an intern will offer employment as soon as the candidate graduates. 

The top recruiters visiting the University for placements are mentioned below

Samsung TCS Wipro
Oberoi Raddison Google
Mahindra JARO Education OPPO
Amazon BYJUs ICICI Bank
 L&T EduGrad SIDBI
Extramarks Red Carpet OYO
Maruti Suzuki Juspay Just Dial
Toppr Flux 7 Zycus
Volkswagen Ola Barclays
Verifone JCBL Park Plaza
Taj  - -

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APG Shimla University Scholarship

The University provides scholarships to students based on different categories. APG Shimla Scholarship can be availed by undertaking the scholarship test of the university. Scholarships and concessions are provided on tuition fees. The scholarships available at the APG Shimla University are mentioned below.

APG Shimla Scholarship can be availed by undertaking the scholarship test of the university. Scholarships and concessions are provided on tuition fees. Scholarships will be provided only to those applicants who are qualified in AIECST 2021. The application form for AIECST 2021 can be filled using the link- https://admission.agu.edu.in/aiecst. The scholarships available at the APG Shimla University are mentioned below.

AP Goyal Shimla University, Shimla offers scholarships based on different categories. The scholarship details are mentioned below.
 
Category Percentage in Scholarship Test Scholarship on 1st Semester Fees
AIECST Score Above 90% 80%
AIECST Score Above 80% 70%
AIECST Score Above 70% 50%
AIECST Score Below 60% 25%
12th/ Graduation Score Above 90% 75%
12th/ Graduation Score Above 80% 50%
12th/ Graduation Score Above 70% 25%
Girls Student of Himachal Pradesh  - 75%
Ward of Army/Ex-Serviceman/ Martyrs/ War Widows  - 75%
Wards of University Employee  - 25%
Differently-abled Child  - 75%
International /National Level Player in any sports  - 75%
State Level Player  - 35%
Existing Students  - 75%
HP/Other States Govt. Scholarships  - As per Govt. policy for SC/ST
A student whose siblings are already studying in APGSU  - 50%

Note- Students may avail only one category of Scholarship.

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APG Shimla University Admission

Admissions in APG Shimla University Shimla can be done online on the official website.

  • Candidates need to register themselves with their relevant details, Upload Documents, Submit Application Form on the official website and Pay Application Fees.
  • They need to pay provisional admission fees after logging in with the registered email id & password
  • Candidates need to book a hostel after paying the booking amount.

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APG Shimla University Eligibility Criteria

APG Shimla University offers courses in various disciplines and all the programs have a different set of eligibility criteria. The criteria are mentioned below in detail.

APG B.Tech (Computer Science Engineering) Eligibility 

B.Tech (Computer Science Engineering) is a 4-year undergraduate program offered by APG. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed with 50% (GEN)/ 45% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology) subject to valid score in JEE (Main)

APG Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) Eligibility

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) is a 3-year undergraduate program offered by APG with specializations in Artificial Intelligence / Cloud Technology & Information / Internet of Things.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed with 50% (GEN)/ 45% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent

APG Ph.D. in Physics Eligibility

Ph.D. in Physics is a 3-year undergraduate program offered by APG

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have (a) Master's Degree in a relevant discipline with 55% (GEN)/ 50% (SC/ST) marks in aggregate and
  • (b) Other conditions as prescribed guidelines for Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programs.

APG M.Sc in Biotechnology Eligibility

M.Sc in Biotechnology is a 2-year Postgraduate program offered by APG

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have B.Sc. with PCM with minimum 55% marks.
  • Minimum 24 credits required in chosen specialization at UG level

APG B.Sc Microbiology Eligibility

B.Sc. Microbiology is a 3-year full-time undergraduate course offered by APG

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility for the course is 10+2 or an equivalent examination in a science stream from a recognized board with a minimum aggregate of 55% of marks(GEN) 50% (SC/ST)

APG Diploma in House Keeping (HK) Eligibility

Diploma HK is a 1.6 year, full-time undergraduate course in House Keeping.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed with 50% (GEN) / 45% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent

APG Master of Technology - Computer Science Engineering Eligibility

Master of Technology - Computer Science Engineering is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course offered by APG.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed with 50% (GEN)/45% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in BE/ B.Tech (CSE/ IT/ ECE) or MCA/ M.Sc (IT/ Computer Science / Physics/ Mathematics/ Statistics) or equivalent subject to valid score in GATE

APG Masters of Computer Applications (MCA) Eligibility

Masters of Computer Applications (MCA) is a 2 year, full-time postgraduate course offered by APG.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed with 50%(GEN)/45%(SC/ST) aggregate marks in Bachelor's degree with Mathematics at 10+2 Level or at graduation level.

APG Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) Eligibility

Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) is a 3 year, full-time undergraduate course offered by APG.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed with 50% (GEN) / 45% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent

APG Shimla University, Shimla Entrance Exams Details 2021

Courses and Fees Structure of APG Shimla University, Shimla

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APG Shimla University, Shimla Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5.64 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.40 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.40 Lakh
APG Shimla University, Shimla Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.10 Lakh
Diploma  1 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 35,000
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.40 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.40 Lakh
APG Shimla University, Shimla Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 20,000
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1 Lakh
APG Shimla University, Shimla Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.53 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.30 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.40 Lakh
APG Shimla University, Shimla Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.80 Lakh
Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [BJMC]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.25 Lakh
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 35,000
Diploma  1 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 35,000
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 25,000
Master of Journalism and Mass Communication [MJMC]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh
APG Shimla University, Shimla Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 35,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.40 Lakh
APG Shimla University, Shimla Hospitality Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Hotel Management [BHM]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.60 Lakh
Diploma  1 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 35,000
Master of Hotel Management [MHM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 88,000
APG Shimla University, Shimla Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5 Lakh
Bachelor of Laws [LLB]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3 Lakh
Master of Laws [LLM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.40 Lakh
APG Shimla University, Shimla Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.89 Lakh
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.40 Lakh

APG Shimla University, Shimla FAQs

1.

Are scholarships available at APG Shimla University, Shimla?

Yes, APG Shimla University, Shimla provides merit scholarships based on the candidate's academic performance.

2.

Does the University provide hostel facilities for students? 

Yes, APG Shimla University, Shimla provides state of the art hostel facilities for its students.

3.

Where exactly is APG Shimla University, Shimla located?

APG Shimla University, Shimla is located at Shoghi-Mehli Bypass Road Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India - 171009.

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 12 Student's Reviews 8.2/10  
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 8/12 students

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by UGC, BCI, COA.

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Canteen
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Contact Details and Location


Address : Shoghi-Mehli Bypass Road Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India - 171009
Website : http://www.agu.edu.in/

Student Reviews


Manukki
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Power System Engineering), batch of 2020
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The classes are five days a week.
  • The staffs are cooperative and helpful.
  • I have got good teachers and a guide for my research activity.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • The students are free to make anything on the campus.
  • There are different activities in the university.



Soniakaushal
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2020
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Teachers in our college were very helpful and cooperative, they are available anytime if you need any advice or help and are very well-qualified.The teaching quality was also very good. Classes are regular . Teachers provide all notes properly and timely. The teaching style of all teachers is different, unique and too good. They also provide doubt sessions.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

The campus life is full of fun and learning. The students are very friendly and helpful in nature. The teachers are also very good. Overall the campus life is outstanding.




Princepathania
Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Banking and Finance), batch of 2021
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Daily routine is perfect, class timing , good project and case study work on practical work. The quality of teaching is excellent


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Student society clubs and campus are good. There are many events organised by university.




Naughta
Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [B.J.M.C.], batch of 2020
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

09:30 in the morning the classes used to be until 3 PM. Practical as well as theoretical. We also have a state of the art media studio


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There were many clubs like NSS, Music, Drama, Dance, Country wise students clubs. The main festival of our department was Moiyza. Life was good, calm and progressive




Humelone
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (English Literature), batch of 2021
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Best university with amazing and experienced teachers are very educated and quite supportive. The teaching method is quite good, my overall experience in the university was amazing and the environment is very positive and nurturing.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

The life in the college is very enjoyable and the canteen cafeteria everything is on point




Shifarahman
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2021
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The daily timing of college is from 9.45 am to 4.45 pm. There are two minor tests held every 1.5 months, and the final exam is held along with the practicals.

The quality of teaching is very good, the teachers are very friendly, and they explain everything at their best.

My overall experience is really good.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

College life is pretty much great with all the nature around. The environment here helps us stay fresh and focus more on our works because its a calm place.




radha
Radha
Bachelor of Computer Applications [B.C.A.], batch of 2019
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • Good, as there full focus is on students if you have any problm related to your subject then you can ask teachers when you are free they are ready to help you in that.




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