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 Philosopy 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
Email : [email protected],[email protected]
Website : https://hpuniv.nic.in/

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