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. 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.
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.