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Himachal Pradesh University Shimla
Located in the Summer Hills, Shimla, the campus occupies an area of 200 acres. The Himachal Pradesh University, a premier institution of teaching and research in the country, was established on 22 July 1970 by an Act of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. It is wholly financed by the Government of Himachal Pradesh and the University Grants Commission, New Delhi. It enjoys the status of an ‘A’ class University according to the UGC grading system. The University is situated nearly 5 km away from the town, at Summer Hill, a quiet suburb of Shimla in the vicinity of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study. Its beautiful surroundings present a panaromic view of snow peaked mountains and are ideally suited to pursue higher learning amidst rhododendron, silver oak, pine and deodar forests. Summer Hill Railway Station is five minutes walk from the Teaching Departments and the main office of the University. The campus is spread over an area of about 200 acres. The various teaching departments, library, offices, residential complexes and hostels of girls and boys are housed in aesthetically designed buildings matching with the hilly terrain and climate. The University is both residential and affiliating in character.

Apart from an International Centre for Distance Education and Open Learning, a University Evening College, a University College of Business Studies, a Regional Centre at Dharamshala and nearly 80 affiliated Under-graduate, Post-graduate, engineering, medical, dental, education and Sanskrit colleges, the Himachal Pradesh University has 27 Teaching Departments offering various courses.

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Address Summer Hill, Shimla - 171 005, Himachal Pradesh      (India)
Telephone Nos.(STD Code) 91-177- 230912 (Registrar), 230793 (Library)
EPBAX PABX   91-177- 230778, 230890 to 892
Telegrahic address HIMVARSITY
Fax numbers 0177-230775
E-mail addresses
Foundation July, 1970
Present Status State, Teaching and Affiliating University
Number of Institutions Affiliated Colleges: 65, Sanskrit Colleges: 18, Others : 5.

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Himachal Pradesh University Shimla
Summer Hill, Shimla - 171005
Himachal Pradesh.(India)
Telephone No's :+91-177- 230912 (Registrar), 230793 (Library)

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