Himachal Pradesh University

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Himachal Pradesh University (HPU)
Motto शस्त्रे शास्त्रे च कौशलम (Sanskrit)
Motto in English
Those, who are armed with knowledge, are skilful
Type Public
Established 1975
Chancellor Acharya Dev Vrat
Vice-Chancellor Prof. A. D. N. Bajpai
Location Summer Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 31°06′41″N 77°08′20″E / 31.1115°N 77.1390°E / 31.1115; 77.1390
Campus Urban
Nickname HPU
Affiliations UGC, NAAC, AIU
Website www.hpuniv.nic.in

Himachal Pradesh University (or simply HPU) (Hindi: हिमाचल प्रदेश विश्वविद्यालय) is a public non-profit university at Summer Hill about 5 km from the world-renowned hill-station Shimla, in the vicinity of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study. It is wholly financed by the government of Himachal Pradesh and the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh University was established on 22 July 1970 by an Act of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly.

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