Himalayan University

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Himalayan University
Himalayan University
Motto Where Your Future Comes First
Type University established by Government of Arunachal Pradesh, a regional State north east part of India
Established 2014
Chancellor P.Subba Rao,
Location Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, IndiaIndia
Campus Semi-Urban
Colours Royal Blue and Yellow          
Affiliations UGC, AIU, AICTE, BCI, PCI, RCI
Website www.himalayanuniversity.com

Himalayan University is a UGC, Government of India recognised University in India established in 2013 by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh, located at the Nahalargun in the Regional Capital Itanagar. The Himalayan University is accredited and recognised by the University Grants Commission under the constitutional law, section of 2 f of UGC act 1956.[1] With its introduction to Arunachal Pradesh, regional capital city Itanagar has now tagged with Himalayan University where students will find a wide range of degree programmes at under graduate, post graduate and doctoral levels and Post Doctoral Research Programme with Full scholarship, partial scholarship, sponsorship availability to eligible candidates. The Arunachal Pradesh Gazette too approved the segment of Himalayan University under state government approval act no 6 of 2012.[2]


Title Approval Year
Arunachal Pradesh Gazette State Assembly Approval 30 Sep 2012[3]
UGC Act UGC Act 1956 Approval 3 May 2013[4]
International Accreditation Organization Accreditation IAO Candidacy Approval Letter 30 July 2013[5]
AIMA Accreditation AIMA Approval Letter 19 Dec 2013
PHD Chamber Of Commerce And Industry PHD Approval Letter 31 Dec. 2013
Assocham Assocham Membership Certification 21 Aug, 2014
Confederation of Indian Industry CII Membership Certification 9 Feb, 2015
Association of Indian Universities AIU Membership Certification 1 June 2015
National Skill Development Corporation Himalayan University MoU with NSDC February 19, 2016
The Logo and Trade Mark HU logo gets registered under Logo and Trademark 10 January 2017



Himalayan University Academic Structure

Himalayan University offers degree programs in all major disciplines including undergraduate and postgraduate education. Himalayan University has the following academic departments:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Science
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Business Management and Administrative Studies
  • Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Medical Science & Para-Medical Technology
  • Faculty of Library Sciences
  • Faculty of Special Education
  • Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Faculty of Law & Judicial Research
  • Faculty of Fine Arts and Creative Education
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Science


  • Himalayan University ranked 7th in top 10 emerging Universities in India and ranked 10th in top 10 high quality infrastructure Universities in India.
  • Himalayan University won another magnificent to add to its unmatched caliber and international renown. Named as the "Outstanding Support for Career Researchers 2017 Award".
  • Himalayan University of Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) won prestigious award of being "University of the Year in East India during the grand ceremony of the 'National Education Excellence Award 2017', held on 21st January 2017 in Goa.
  • Progressing fast with admirable pace, Himalayan University now won the award of being the “University of the Year –East” on 26 May 2016, granted by FRANCHISE INDIA.
  • Himalayan University received the prestigious award of being a “Progressive Higher Education Institution Operating in the Private Space”, during the grand ceremony of the 'World Education Award 2016' held in Dubai from 7 to 8 February 2016, organized by Elets Technomedia.
  • Himalayan University was awarded as "Leading University of the Year (North East India)" under Brands Achiever Awards 2015; held on 10oct 2015, for pursued excellence in consumer satisfaction and signifies the appreciation of its target audience in respect of Quality Higher Education. Indian Cricket Legend "Ajay Jadeja" grace the occasion as Chief Guest.
  • Himalayan University (Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh) received the highly prestigious "National Education Excellence Award 2015" of ASSOCHAM on April 18, 2015, for being the Best University in Rural Area.
  • Himalayan University has been awarded as "Best university of the year (East)" in excellence in education under 4th Annual India Education Award 2014 by Franchise India.
  • Himalayan University is winner of "Best Start Up University" by Digital Learning under World Education Summit 2014.
  • Himalayan University has been awarded as Best University for "Innovation in Rural Education" by Indian Education Innovation Awards 2014.
  • Himalayan University has been awarded with "e-Campus Award For Higher Education" under South Asia Education Summit Awards 2014.


  1. ^ "UGC ACT 1956". University Grants Commission. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "State Approval" (PDF). Arunachal Pradesh Gazette. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Approval" (PDF). himalayanuniversity.com. Retrieved 10 May 2013. <
  4. ^ "Section 2F UGC Approval". ugc.ac.in. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "IAO Accreditation Letter" (PDF). himalayanuniversity.com. Retrieved 30 July 2013.