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 R S Chauhan[1]
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.


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

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