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Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla


  • State : Himachal Pradesh
  • City : Shimla
  • Status : Public University

Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla


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Himachal Pradesh University was founded on July 22, 1970. It is a public non-profit university located at Summer Hill which is at a distance of 5 kms from the main town, Shimla.
The University campus occupies an area of 200 acres and has been designed to possess a distinctive architectural style. Himachal Pradesh University is the only multi-faculty and affiliating University in the state.

It firmly believes in what India's first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru said in his oft. Cited convocation address at the University of Allahabad, “A University stands for humanism, for tolerance, for region, for progress, for the adventure of ideas and for the search for truth. It stands for the onward march of the human race towards even higher.


Himachal Pradesh University maintains 14 hostels; 4 for boys and 10 for girls. These provide accommodation to approx. 1038 girls and 591 boys.

The hostel administration has following levels; chief warden, additional chief warden and warden.

The Chief Warden will make arrangements for the residence, messing, supervision and discipline of students residing in the University hostels or any other duty assigned to him by the Vice-Chancellor.  He shall be the drawing and disbursement officers in respect of hostels. He shall be responsible for the smooth functioning of the hostels and allocation of available accommodation/seats to the students in consultation with the Additional Chief Warden and Wardens in accordance with the rules. Additional Chief Warden (female) will look after the routine work of girls’ hostels and assists the chief warden.

More Details are available under Statute 7(2)(A)  and Ordinance 27.4(A) of the H. P. University Statutes  and Ordinances respectively.

However, before making any reference, relevant v provision(s) of Act/Statutes/Ordinances may also be consulted.

Hostels have facilities of Mess, Common Room; TV, Reading Room, and Indoor games. Each hostel has warden; he/she is responsible for its smooth functioning and office staff to carry out the routine activities. The boarders are given representation through various committees of the hostel in managing routine affairs. The warden alongwith different committees maintain discipline, academic and peaceful atmosphere in the hostel.

The security issues in hostels shall be responsibility of Chief Security Officer and hostel maintenance shall be the responsibility of Executive Engineer (construction and maintenance) of the university.


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Postal Address:               

Himachal Pradesh University

Summer Hill

Shimla-171005 (Himachal Pradesh)

Phone: 0177 283 0912

E-MAIL IDs: vc_hpu@hotmail.com, vchpu@jla.vsnl.net.in (Vice Chancellor's Office), deanstudies@gmail.com (Dean of Studies's Office)

Official Website(s): hpuniv.ac.in or hpuniv.nic.in or hpuniv.gov.in


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