Jaypee University of Information Technology

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Jaypee University Of Information Technology
Juit logo.jpg
Type Private
Established 2002
Chancellor Governor of Himachal Pradesh
Vice-Chancellor Vinod Kumar
Director Samir Dev Gupta
Pro Chancellor Manoj Gaur
Academic staff
Undergraduates 2000
Postgraduates 100
Location Waknaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India
31°0′59″N 77°4′13″E / 31.01639°N 77.07028°E / 31.01639; 77.07028Coordinates: 31°0′59″N 77°4′13″E / 31.01639°N 77.07028°E / 31.01639; 77.07028
Affiliations UGC,[1] AICTE[2]
Website www.juit.ac.in

Jaypee University of Information Technology (also J. P. University of Information Technology and JUIT) is a state (Government Aided) university in Waknaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India.


Jaypee University of Information Technology is recognised by the state government of Himachal Pradesh, India. It was set up by Act No. 14 of 2002[3] vide Extraordinary Gazette notification of Government of Himachal Pradesh dated 23 May 2002.[1] JUIT was approved by the University Grants Commission under section 2(f) of the UGC Act, the University commenced academic activities from July 2002.

Academic Block, JUIT


The university is located 4 kilometers off National Highway 22 (22 km from Shimla) (from Waknaghat) which runs from Kalka to Shimla (India).

The campus is spread over 25 acres (100,000 m2) on the green slopes of Waknaghat.

The nearest railway station is Kaithleeghat, 4 kilometers from Waknaghat and the nearest airport is Shimla.

Academic Block, JUIT


The university offers Bachelor of Technology programmes in various fields. It also offers Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Pharmacy as well as various doctoral programmes. In addition to the above-mentioned programs, a dual degree program is offered, wherein a student spends four years at JUIT attending aforementioned programs and one year of the MBA program at the Jaypee Business School, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology.


College rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2018)[4] 84

Jaypee University of Information Technology was ranked 84 among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.[4]


The university includes the following departments:[citation needed]

  • Department of Computer Science Engineering and IT
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Technology
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Department of Physics and Material Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics

Department of Pharmacy[edit]

The JUIT Department of Pharmacy was approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) for BPharma from 2008.[5][6]


  1. ^ a b Genesis and Recognition Archived 5 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine. of JUIT. Retrieved on 2008-08-30.
  2. ^ Accreditation by NBA (AICTE) Retrieved on 2009-08-17.
  3. ^ Act No. 14 of 2002[permanent dead link], Himachal Pradesh Government.
  4. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  5. ^ "Serial Number 132/633". Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Serial Number 66/633; grant approval from 2008-2009 to 2011-2012 academic session for 60 admissions for the conduct of Ist, IInd, IIIrd & IVth year B.Pharm course. allow 60 admissions for 2011-2012 academic session not to make admissions from 2013-2014 academic session". Retrieved 14 March 2014.

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