Himalayan University

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Himalayan University
Himalyan University logo.JPG
Motto Where Your Future Comes First
Type Private
Established 2013
Chancellor P. Subba Rao
Location Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Campus Itanagar
Colors Royal Blue and Yellow          
Affiliations UGC
Website www.himalayanuniversity.com

Himalayan University is a private university of India located at the Nahalagun in Itanagar established in 2013. The Himalayan University is accredited and recognized by the University Grants Commission under the section of 2 f of UGC act 1956.[1] With its introduction to Arunachal Pradesh, a capital city Itanagar has now tagged with Himalayan University where students will find a wide range of degree programs at under graduate, post graduate and doctoral levels. The Arunachal Pradesh Gazette too approved the segment of Himalayan University under state government approval act no 6 of 2013.[2]


Himalayan University was founded in 2013 under the Jeen foundation being as one of the state universities of Arunachal Pradesh where on 29 September 2012, the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly had passed the education bill for setting up of Himalayan University in the state by voice vote.[3] At the same time, the Education Minister of the state Bosiram Siram said that the main aim behind passing the university was to boost the education system while offering new methods of imparting higher education.[4] On 30 July 2013; Himalayan University has got higher education accreditation from IAO – International Accreditation organization.[5]


Title Approval Year
Arunachal Pradesh Gazette State Assembly Approval 30 Sep 2012[6]
University Grants Commission UGC Act 1956 Approval 3 May 2013[7]
International Accreditation Organization Accreditation IAO Candidacy Approval Letter 30 July 2013[8]
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
ISO Certificate ISO 9001:2008 8 Sep, 2014
Confederation of Indian Industry CII Membership Certification 9 Feb, 2015
Association of Indian Universities AIU Membership Certification 1 June 2015



Himalayan University offers varied degree programs that support undergraduate education, postgraduate education and doctoral studies in all major discipline.[9]

Himalayan University RCI Approval
Himalayan University PCI Approval
Himalayan University BCI Approval
Himalayan University Academic Structure
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Science
  • Faculty of Business & Management
  • Faculty of Computing & Information Technology
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Agriculture & Horticulture
  • Faculty of Journalism & Mass communication


  • Offering B.Ed (Spl.Edu) under the approval of Rehabilitation Council of India.
  • Offering D.Pharm under the approval of Pharmacy Council of India.
  • Offering Integrated Law degree programs under the approval of Bar Council of India.

International collaboration[edit]

The university has collaborations with the following universities worldwide:

  • Odessa National Polytechnic University, Ukraine
  • Dicle University, Turkey
  • University of Cyprus
  • KIMEP University, Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Technical University of Georgia

Rankings & Awards[edit]

  • Himalayan University has been assessed and approved in accordance with the guidelines of ISO 9001:2008.
  • 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.
  • Himalayan University has been awarded as Best University in Rural Area under National Education Excellence ASSOCHAM Awards – 2015.
  • Himalayan University was awarded as "Leading University of the Year (North East India)" under Brands Achiever Awards 2015 for pursued excellence in consumer satisfaction and signifies the appreciation of its target audience in respect of Quality Higher Education.


  1. ^ "UGC ACT 1956". University Grants Commission. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "State Approval" (PDF). Arunachal Pradesh Gazette. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "University Bill Passed 2012". thearunachalpioneer.in. Retrieved 27 Sep 2012. 
  4. ^ "Quality higher education". articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 29 Sep 2012. 
  5. ^ "HU - IAO Accreditation". iao.org. Retrieved 30 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Approval" (PDF). himalayanuniversity.com. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Section 2F UGC Approval". ugc.ac.in. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "IAO Accreditation Letter" (PDF). himalayanuniversity.com. Retrieved 30 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Study Cells". himalayanuniversity.com. Retrieved 10 May 2013.