Himachal Pradesh University Shimla
(State University)


Himachal Pradesh University (established 1970) is a state university in Shimla, India

Courses Offered

Undergraduate level degrees

  • B.A.
  • B.A.(Hons)
  • B.Com.
  • B.Sc., (Medical & Non-Medical)
  • B.Sc. (Microbiology)
  • BCA
  • BBA
  • B.Tech.
  • B.D.S.
  • B.A.M.S.
  • MBBS

  Master's level degrees

  • M.D.
  • M.S.
  • M.A.
  • M.Com.

Faculty of Commerce and Management

Department of Commerce

  • Master Of Philosophy in Commerce
  • Research Methodology
  • Specialization Paper (The Candidate is required to Choose one Paper from the        following Papers  Depending upon his/her Research Area)

                  (a) Advanced Organisational Behaviour
                  (b) Financial Management Markets and Institutions
                  (c) Marketing Management
                  (d) Personnel Management

  • Master Of Commerce

Institute of Management Studies

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Personnel Management
  • Master of International Business Management
  • Master Of Finance & Control
  • Bachelor in Business Administration

Institute of Vocational Studies

    • Master of Tourism Administration

    Faculty of Education houses following Departments
    Department Of Education

    • Master of Philosoply in Education
    • Master in Education  
    • Bachelor in Education(Annual System) 
    • P.G. Diploma in Adult Education
    • P.G. Diploma in Guidance & Counselling

      Department of Physical Education

    • Master in Physical Education
    • M Phil in Physical Education
    • Phd in Physical Education

    Faculty of Languages houses following Departments

    Department Of English 

    • Master Of Philosophy in English 
    • Master of Arts in English 

    Department of Hindi 

    • Master of Philosophy in Hindi 
    • Master of Arts in Hindi 
    • Master of Translation (Hindi & English)

    Department of Sanskrit 

    • Master of Philosophy in Sanskrit
    • Master of Arts of Sanskrit 

    Department of Modern European & Foreign Language 

    • Certificate Course in German (German Language Learning)
    • Diploma Course in German (Language & Geographical literature and Translation)
    • Advanced Diploma in German (Languages/Grammar/Geographical Study)
    • Certificate Course in Russian (Russian Language Learning)
    • Diploma Course in Russian (Language & Translation)
    • Advanced Diploma Course in Russian (Language/Translation/Literature)
    • Certificate Course in French (French Language)
    • Diploma Course in French (Language,Grammar, Translation)
    • Advanced Diploma Course in French(to be started from the academic session 2001-2002

    Note:  All the above courses are of one year duration

    Department Of Laws

    • Ph.D. in Law 
    • Master of Laws 
    • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) 

    Faculty of Life Sciences

    Department of Bio-Sciences 

    • Master Of Philosophy in Botany
    • Master Of Science in Botany
    • Master of Philosophy in Zoology 
    • Master of Zoology 

    Department of Bio-Technology

    • Master of Sciences in Bio-Technology

    Department of Fine Arts

    • Master of Philosophy in Music
    • Master of Arts in Performing Art
    • Master of Arts in Visual Art

    Department of Chemistry

    • Master of Philosophy in Chemistry 
    • Master of Science in Chemistry 

    Department of Physics 

    • Master of Philosophy in Physics 
    • Master of Sciences in Physics 
    • Master of Sciences in Physics (Electronic Science) 

    Department of Computer Science  

    • Master of Computer Applications
    • P.G. Diploma in Computer Applications
    • Bachelor of Computer Applications

    Department of Mathematics & Statistics

    • Master of Philosophy in Mathematics & Statistics
    • Master of Arts/Sciences in Mathematics & Statistics


    Faculty of Social Sciences houses following Departments

    Department Of Economics

    • Master of Philosophy in Economics
    • Master of Arts in Economics
    • Master of Business Economics
    • P. G. Diploma in Population Studies
    • Master of Arts in Geography

    Department Of History

    • Master Of Arts in Of History

    Department Of Journalism & Mass Communication

    • Bachelor in Journalism & Mass Communication

    Department Of Political Sciences

    • Master Of Philosophy in Political Sciences
    • Master of Arts in Political Sciences

    Department Of Psychology

    • Master Of Philosophy in Psychology
    • Master Of Arts in Psychology

    Department Of Public Administration

    • Master of Philosophy in Public Administration
    • P.G. Diploma in Human Resource Development

    Department Of Sociology

    • Master of Philosophy in Sociology
    • Masters in Social Work 

    Department of Computer Science

    • Master In Computer Application (MCA)
    • Bachelor of Computer Science
    • PGDCA
    • Certificate Course in Computer Programming (CCCP)

    Department of Biotechnology

    • Master of Sciences in Biotechnology (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
    • Master of Philosophy  in Biotechnology (M.Phil. Biotechnology)
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology (Ph.D Biotechnology)

    Department of Journalism & Mass Communication

    • Bachelor’s course in Journalism and Mass Communication
    • Master’s course in Journalism and Mass Communication
    • Doctoral program in Journalism and Mass Communication

    Admission Process

    Admission Schedule for M Phil - ICDEOL    
    For purposes of admission, the teaching departments or courses of study are grouped under the following two heads  

    Admission Through Competitive Tests   
    M.C.A., D.C.A., M.Sc. (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics (Electronic Science) and Mathematics), LL.B. (Day), LL.B. (Evening under Self-Financing Scheme), B. Ed., B.J.M.C.M.A. (Phy. Edu) Diploma in H.R.D. Admission to both subsidised and supernumosary seats in these courses are made through entrance tests usually conducted in May every year.
      Admission on the Basis of Marks in Qualifying Examination   
      M. A. (English, Hindi, Translation, Sanskrit, Music, Economics, Business Economics, Sociology, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Physical Education, Painting), M. Com., M.Ed., LL. M. M.Phill (including Sciences courses)and Diplomas in Foreign Languages (French, German, Russian), Buddhist Studies, Yoga Studies, DAT, Guidance Counselling, Tribal Studies and Population Studies. Admission to these courses is made on merit as worked out on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination + marks obtained in the subject of studied at the Graduation level. Generally admission to these courses is made in the months of June-July every year
    Affiliated Colleges
    Government Colleges (General)
    1. P.G. Govt. College, Chamba                                             
    2. Govt. College, Dehri, Kangra                                            
    3. Govt. College, Dhaliara, Kangra                                        
    4. P.G. Govt. College, Hamirpur                                           
    5. P.G. Govt. Kullu                                                                
    6. P.G. Govt. College, Nalagarh                                           
    7. P.G. Govt. College, Nahan, Distt Sirmour                        
    8. Govt. College for Boys, Shimla-6                                 
    9. RKMV, Distt Shimla                                                        
    10. Govt. College, Chauda Maidan, Shimla-4                     
    11. P.G. Govt. College, Sarkaghat, Distt Mandi                   
    12 Govt. College Sarswatinagar Sawar, Distt Shimla         
    13. P.G. Govt. College, Una                                               
    14. Govt. College, Rohru, Distt Shimla                               
    15. Govt. College, Rekongpeo, Distt Kinnour                      
    16. Govt. College, Karsoge, Distt Mandi                             
    17. Govt. College, Jogindernagar, Distt Mandi                  
    18. Govt. College, Arki, Distt Solan                                   
    19. Govt. College, Gumarwin, Distt Bilaspur                    
    20. Govt. College, Chowari, Distt Chamba                          
    21. Govt. College, Paonta Sahib, Distt Sirmour                   
    22. Maharana Pratap Memorial Govt. College, Amb        
    23. Govt. College, Palampur, Distt Kangra                          
    24. Govt. College, Indora, Distt Kangra                            
    25. Govt. College, Kukumseri, Distt  L & S                          
    26. Govt. College, Nadaun, Distt. Hamirpur                     
    27. P.G. College, Bilaspur                                                   
    28. Govt. College, Dharamshala, Distt Kangra                   
    29. P.G. Vallabh Govt. College, Mandi                               
    30. P.G.G.B. Part Memorial Govt College Rampur Bsr.Distt Shimla                                                                   
    31. P.G. Govt. College, Solan
    Non Government Colleges (General)
    1. SVSD College, Bhatoli, Una                                         
    2. GDSD College, Baijnath, Kangra                                    
    3. DAV College, Chakmoh, Hamirpur                                
    4. DAV College, Daulatpur Chowk, Una                             
    5. MCM DAV College, Kangra                                         
    6. DAV Centenary College, Kotkhai, Shimla                      
    7. Arya Girls College, Nurpur, Kangra                             
    8. St. Bede's College, Shimla                                              
    9. GGDSD College, Rajpur Palampur, Kangra                   
    10. MLSM College, Sundernagar, Mandi                                
    11. GGDSD College, Subathu, Solan                                  
    12. MSCM College, Thural, Kangra                                  
    13. DAV College, Banidhet, Chamba                                 
    14. GGDSD College, Narwa, Chopal Distt Shilmla         
    15. DAV College for Women, Sujanpur, Tihra Distt Hamirpur                                            
    16. K.L.B DAV College for Women Palampur, Distt
    17. Dean Dayal Mahesh Public College, Sugh Bhatoli, Distt Kangra  
    18. Baba Kirpal Dass College, Paonta Sahib,Distt Sirmour          
    19. Sh. Chander Dhar Guleri College, Haripur Distt Kangra                                                
    20. RVSD College Sujanpur Tihra, Hamirpur
    21. Swami Vivekanand Gramodya Mahavidyalya, Shiv Nagar Palampur Distt Kangra
    22. Pt. Anant Ram SD College Baroh, Kangra
    23. Guru Ram Pochhe Padam Sambhat College, Rawalsar Mandi
    24. Sant Bawa Dhangroowlae Guzzer College, Beetan, Una
    25. Netaji Subhash Chander Birth Centenary Memorial  College Pibloo, Distt. Una 


    H.P.University Maintained Colleges / Centres
    1. H.P.U. Evening college, Shimla-1                                 
    2. H.P.University, Regional Centre, Dharamshala Distt Kangra
    3. H.P.University of Business Studies BBA,BCA
    4. B.Ed. College: i) Govt. College of Education Dhararmshala, Kangra          
    5. Research Institute: i) Central Research Institute Kausouli, Solan      
    Professional Colleges
    i)  Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla-1               
    ii) Govt. Ayurvedic College, Paprolla, Kangra             
    iii) Himachal Dental College, Sunder Nagar, Mandi    
    iv) H.P. Govt. Dental College, Shimla                       
    v) Dr. RP Medical College, Tanda, Shimla
    vi) MN DAV Dental College, Solan Engineering College, (Autonomous)
    i) Regional Engineering College, Hamirpur
    Sanskrit Pathshalas/colleges (as on 1.5.90)

    1. Govt. Sanskrit College, Solan
    2. Govt. Sanskrit College, Kiartu Maidan Shimla
    3. Govt. Nehru Sanskrit College, Shimla
    4. Govt. Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Sunder Nagar
    5. Govt. Sanskrit gorakhnath Kalisthan Vedyalaya, Nahan
    6. Saraswati Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Jangla, Rohru
    7. Dr. Vimla Sanskrit Maha-Vidyalaya, Chamba
    8. Dayanand Sanskrit Maha-Vidyalaya, Chamba
    9. Sanskrit Maha-Vidyalaya, Naina Devi, Bilaspur
    10. Arun sanskrit Maha-Vidyalaya, Mandi
    11. SLD Annapurna sanskrit Vidyalaya, Kullu
    12. S Ramananuj Sanskrit Maha-Didyalaya, Panjgain, Bilaspur
    13. S Vishwanath Sanskrit Maha-Vidyalaya, Chakmoh, Hamirpur
    14. SD Sanskrit College, Dohgi, Bangana, Una
    15. GSD Sanskrit College, Santokhgarh, Una
    16. Sanskrit College, Danger, Bilaspur
    17. Vashishtha Vedyapeetha, Tungesh, Chiog, Shimla
    18. SD Sanskrit Pathshala, Chamba                   

    Himachal Pradesh University
    (State University)

    Summer Hills ,
    Shimla 171 005,
    Himachal Pradesh

    Tel : 0177-2831363, 2647670, 2830912 2622062
    Fax : 0177-2830775, 2830912
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    Website : https://hpuniv.nic.in/

    VC Name : Prof Anil Wilson
    Registrar Name: Dr V D Sharma