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Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla

About Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla


Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla was established in the year 1970 as a state government university. The campus of HPU Shimla is located in Summer Hill area of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh and has an area of 200 acres. HPU Shimla is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with ‘A’ grade, and is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). HPU Shimla is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). HPU Shimla offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programmes in the fields of engineering, science, management, education, law, commerce and medical.

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HPU Shimla Highlights

Some of the key highlights of HPU Shimla are given below, including the courses and their programme levels offered, accreditations, recognitions, infrastructure etc.

Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Highlights
Year of Establishment
1970
Type of University
Public
Accreditations
NAAC ‘A’
Recognitions
UGC, AIU, ACU
Courses Offered
B.Tech, B.Ed, MBA, M.Phil, MCA
Infrastructure Facilities
Gym, Medical center, Cafeteria, Sports facilities, Hostel
Campus Area
200 acres
Program levels Offered
Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate

Why Choose HPU Shimla?

HPU Shimla is worth choosing over its alternatives for the following reasons.

  • HPU Shimla is one of the few institutes in North India that offer good quality distance learning programmes.
  • HPU Shimla has collaborated with many academic and industrial institutions to perpetually improve on the quality of imparted education.
  • Infrastructure facilities on offer at HPU Shimla are of top notch quality, providing an ideal learning and living environment for its students.

HPU Shimla Courses

HPU Shimla offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programmes in the fields of engineering, science, management, education, law, commerce and medical. Major courses and their specializations offered at HPU Shimla are given below.

HPU Shimla Engineering Courses

Courses
Specializations
B.Tech
Information Technology, Computer Science, Civil, Electrical, Electronics and Communication

HPU Shimla Management Courses

Courses
Specializations
MBA
Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Rural Development
Ph.D
Management

HPU Shimla Science Courses

Courses
Specializations
M.Phil
Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Bio-Technology, Mathematics, Geography
MCA
Computer Applications
BCA
Computer Applications
Ph.D
Botany, Zoology, Geography, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
PG Diploma
Polymer Science, Applied Analytical Chemistry
M.Sc
Chemistry, Mathematics, Environmental Sciences

HPU Shimla Arts Courses

Courses
Specializations
M.Phil
Hindi, Sanskrit, Performing Arts, Economics, English, Public Administration, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, History, Mathematics, Yoga, Rural Development
Ph.D
Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Economics, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Yoga
MA
Painting, Economics, Business Economics, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work, Yoga
PG Diploma
Population studies, Disaster Management
Diploma
Organizational Psychology, Environmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Yoga, Bhoti, German, Russian, French
Advanced Diploma
Bhoti, German, Russian, French
Certificate
Bhoti, German, Russian, French
MFA
Pahari Miniature Painting

HPU Shimla Education Courses

Courses
Specializations
M.Phil
Education, Physical Education

HPU Shimla Commerce Courses

Courses
Specializations
M.Phil
Commerce
Ph.D
Commerce

HPU Shimla Law Courses

Courses
Specializations
Ph.D
Law

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HPU Shimla Eligibility Criteria

Students must satisfy the below mentioned eligibility criteria before applying for admission into courses offered by HPU Shimla.

HPU Shimla B.Tech Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 50% marks in 12th standard completed with Physics, Mathematics and any one of other elective subjects.
  • Candidates must appear for Common Entrance Test (CET) of HPU Shimla.
  • Candidates must not be more than 22 years old.

HPU Shimla MBA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with 50% marks.
  • Candidates must have appeared for HPU-MAT.

HPU Shimla M.Phil Eligibility

  • Candidates must have appeared for the entrance test.
  • Candidates must have a master’s degree in a relevant field with 55% marks.

HPU Shimla LLM Eligibility

  • Candidates must have appeared for the entrance test.
  • Candidates must have 55% marks in LLB.

HPU Shimla MCA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 50% marks in bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Candidates must have appeared for the entrance exam.

HPU Shimla Departments

All the academic activities at HPU Shimla are segregated into the following departments.

Vocational Studies
Commerce
Business
Bio Sciences
Bio Technology
Law
Education
Physical Education
Geography
Computer Science
Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
Economics
History
Journalism and Mass Communications
Life Long Learning
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Sociology and Social Work
Yoga Studies
Defence and Strategic Studies
Performing Arts
Visual Arts
Buddhist Studies
Modern European and Foreign Languages
Sanskrit
English
Hindi
Engineering and Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Dental Sciences
Medical Science
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HPU Shimla Admission

On the official admission website of HPU Shimla, candidates interested in getting admitted into courses offered by HPU Shimla must get themselves registered and then fill up the admission form pertaining to their programme. Application fees need to be paid and supporting documents like marksheets and certificates need to be submitted along with the application form. The candidates will either be directly admitted to the course based on their qualifying exam and/ or entrance exam scores, or will be shortlisted and invited for further admission process like interview, written test and group discussion.

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HPU Shimla Cut Off

All the diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programmes offered at HPU Shimla have different cut offs every year, and they depend on aspects like the total number of applicants of the programme in a given year, difficulty of the university’s entrance exam, category of the applicant, 12th standard marks of the students, cut offs of previous years, number of seats in the programmes, academic record of the students, number of students clearing the entrance exam, etc.

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HPU Shimla Campus

The campus of HPU Shimla is located in Summer Hill area of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The campus has an area of 200 acres and sports all the infrastructure facilities required to make it an ideal knowledge exchange and living environment for the students and faculties. The whole campus of HPU Shimla is connected to the internet via wi-fi. Also, all the extracurricular activities conducted by the students of HPU Shimla are hostel on the campus itself.

HPU Shimla Hostel Details

HPU Shimla offers separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. There are four boys hostels with accommodation capacity of about 589 and ten girls hostels with accommodation capacity of about 1058 girls. Chief wardens and individual hostel wardens are assigned to make arrangements for all the needs that the students might face during their stay. Mess facilities, supervision and security, common TV room, reading room, indoor games for recreation etc. are the basic amenities on offer at HPU Shimla hostels.

HPU Shimla Infrastructure

HPU Shimla has been offering top quality infrastructure to its students and staff to make sure that they always have the best learning experience at the campus. The library of HPU Shimla holds a large number of books, around 85000 journals, M.Phil dissertations and Ph.D theses in various subjects of study etc. The sports facilities at HPU Shimla include volleyball, basketball, boxing, Kabaddi etc. Some other facilities at HPU Shimla include the following.

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Gym
  • Medical center
  • Cafeteria

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HPU Shimla Placements

The Placement Cell at HPU Shimla has the primary responsibility of being the joining link between the students of the university and the national and international private organizations that are current and potential recruiters for the students. The placement cell, every year, invites the companies for internship recruitments as well as for final recruitments of students of HPU Shimla. The placement cell also prepares the students of HPU Shimla to make sure that they have an edge over others when it comes to cracking the recruitment process.

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HPU Shimla Scholarships

HPU Shimla offers many scholarships to the students who excelled in their academics and the students with financial needs. The students aid fund offers scholarships to students belonging to low income families. There are also provisions for scholarships offered to students with extraordinary contributions in cultural activities. Moreover, scholarship schemes are present at HPU Shimla for students with excellent sports achievements demonstrated.

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HPU Shimla Collaborations

HPU Shimla has collaborated with many national and international bodies with the aim of providing top notch education to the students, while continuously improving on it, thereby giving the students a sustainable edge once they become professionals. Some of these linkages formed are with academic institutes and some are with private organizations. Names of some of the major collaborators with HPU Shimla are given below.

EARTHWATCH Institute, Oxford
Altai State technical University, Russian Federation
Altai State agrarian University, Russian Federation
International Council of the Roerich Organizations
State Pollution Control Board
Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL)
Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA)
Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan
CSKHPKV, Palampur
State Council of Science, Technology and Environment, Himachal Pradesh government
Forest Survey of India
Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (CAPART)

HPU Shimla Distance Education

Directorate of Correspondence Course was established in the year 1971 at HPU Shimla, which was later renamed as International Centre for Distance Education and Open Learning (ICDEOL). This body under the university offers various professional courses to students worldwide without them requiring to visit the campus. HPU Shimla was a pioneer in the field of distance education in the 1970s. The ICDEOL offers undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes in the fields of arts, education, commerce, science and management.

HPU Shimla Alumni

Himachal Pradesh University Alumni Association (HPUAA) was established in the year 2012 with the goal of benefiting the alumni, their alma mater and the society as a whole. The alumni of HPU Shimla can get themselves registered on the alumni page of the official website of HPU Shimla. The alumni association aims at joint collaboration of alumni and the university to collect funds for and establish professional institutions to spread education and literacy, publish learning resources, award the deserving students etc. Names of some of the notable alumni of HPU Shimla are given below.

  • Anupam Kher, Indian actor
  • J P Nadda, National President of Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Hamid Karzai, former President of Afghanistan
  • Mohit Chauhan, Indian singer
  • Shazia Ilmi, Spokesperson of BJP
  • Indu Goswami, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Entrance Exams Details 2021

Courses and Fees Structure of Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla

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Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.10 Lakh

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Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.40 Lakh
Others  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 94,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

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Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.50 Lakh
Bachelor of Hotel Management [BHM]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.80 Lakh
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 440
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 22,550
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 22,731
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,230
Master of Science [M.Sc]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 640
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time
Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Advanced Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 482
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 20,700
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 482
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Diploma in Humanity Arts  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5,994
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 829
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16,517
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time

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Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Mass Communication [MMC]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 440
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000
Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS]  5 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 80,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time
Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Paramedical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Paramedical  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Laws [LLB]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh
Master of Laws [LLM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,896
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

Live Application Forms

Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.50 Lakh

Live Application Forms

Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 70,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time
Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s), Full Time

Placements and Average package


Himachal Pradesh University, [HPU] Shimla Placements and Average Packages
Course type Average Salary Highest Salary Companies Visiting
Master of Computer Application [MCA] 350000 Lacs Per Annum 800000 Lacs Per Annum Spice Digital, Wipro

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 10 Student's Reviews 5.8/10  
Overall Rating
Academics
Fees
Placements
Infrastructure
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Great
2
Average
6
Needs Improvement
1
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 3/10 students

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University - [HPU], Shimla.

Facilities


Sports
Medical
Cafeteria
Library
Auditorium
Hostel
Computer labs

Contact Details and Location


Address : Gyan-Path, Summerhill, Shimla - 171005, Himachal Pradesh, India
Website : http://www.hpuniv.nic.in/

Student Reviews


Pieakash
Master of Technology [M.Tech], batch of 2020
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Classes are organised daily as per the schedule, and 75% attendance is compulsory to sit for final examinations. The teaching faculty The quality and method of teaching is excellent.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Talking about student society and clubs, ABVP and SFI are two student union which handles all the query and problems of the student and college management cooperates with them.

Clubs like a sports club, technical clubs, and other several other clubs are there for assisting the departmental events. College life is wonderful where students are put into the professional learning process with a pinch of enjoyment and fun at last Shimla's weather makes it a wonderful experience.




Silent
Silent
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2015
6/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

There are good teachers. And the teaching style or techniques are also good. The student can understand easily.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Good campus for study. Good environment. Big playground for students they can play any games there.




prince
Prince
Master of Computer Application [MCA], batch of 2018
5/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Teaching methods are good.overall experience is great. The daily routine is quietly scheduled.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are student political groups. There are plenty of events going on throughout the year. College life is good.




susheel
Susheel
Master of Computer Application [MCA], batch of 2018
5/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The teaching quality is average and students do have lots of opportunities.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

The most highlighted are student political groups. 




Discussion Forum

Q.

what is the address of Himachal Pradesh university?

Asked By: Anonymous 10 May 2017

A.

: Gyan-Path, Summer-Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005.

Answer By: Getmyuni

10 May 2017

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A.

Hamid Karzai, Anand Sharma, Ashwani Kumar, Virender Kashyap etc are the notable alumni of Himachal Pradesh university?

Answer By: Getmyuni

10 May 2017

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A.

  • 4 Boy’s hostel with a combined accommodation capacity of 591 students
  • 10 Girl’s hostel with a combined accommodation capacity of 1038 students

Answer By: Getmyuni

10 May 2017


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