09-10-2014, 07:59 PM
Himachal Pradesh University was founded on 22 July 1970, is located on Summer Hill which is at a distance of 5 km from the capital, Shimla. The University is nestled amidst tall and lush green trees, deodars, oats, pines and rhododendrons. City University presents a panoramic look at the natural forest, settled in Summer Hill. Camps where one half bathes in the fresh sun towards the east and the other half in the grandeur of unique sunset in the west. Overlooking the snow, majestic mountains, pierce add a lofty ideals and vision of the university. Her healing climate and calmness presents a pleasant atmosphere for the provision of higher education programs. The campus occupies an area of 200 hectares and was designed to have a distinctive architectural style. Himachal Pradesh University is the only multi-faculty University and joined the country. It firmly believes in what India's first Prime Minister Igor Lal Nehru said in his oft. That reference title in Allahabadu University, "The University stands for humanism, for tolerance, for the region, for progress, for adventure of ideas and for the search for truth. This is the acronym for the human race towards even higher visitation.
Mission and Objectives
Cultivate a spirit of free inquiry, to foster independent and critical thinking, it is a repository of knowledge that instrument to disseminate knowledge and promote the traditions, the values enshrined in the Indian heritage and tradition. To be specific, its purpose is to help people, especially in the region of Himachal Pradesh, most of whom live difficult, remote and tribal areas through educational processes enterprise teaching, research and outreach programs.
Furthermore, it seeks the higher education system, strict intellectual and socially relevant. This is the education of students in the value of reason, discipline, democracy, patriotism, respect for differences, rigor, objectivity, professionalism, social responsibility, cooperation, non-violence and perfectionism.
University, which is dedicated to providing the opportunity with both formal and distance mode, for total quality education for all, irrespective of gender, race, creed, caste or class. Participates in equipping students with appropriate and adequate knowledge, attitudes and experience to meet the challenges of life.
Therefore, in the broader mission of the university is the keeper of Himachal Pradesh and India in the new millennium as the leading contribution in the field of education and research in the social sciences, languages, behaviourial science and science & technology.
Major thrust areas of research-
Integrated Himalayan Studies
The use of biotechnology in forestry, agriculture and horticulture
Mycorrhizal technology, ecology, taxonomy, ethno-botany, biodiversity, wood, bees, Cytogenetics, Plant and animal physiology, etc..
Polymer chemistry, analytical chemistry.
Computer applications in software development.
Calculating physics, nuclear physics, condense matter physics, physics Solar neutrinos.
Hydro-dynamic and hydro-magnetic stability, plasma physics, Fuzzy Algebra, movement of non-Newtonian fluids.
Sustainable development, poverty, tribal studies, development of human resources.
Social geography, remote sensing, population studies, environment.
Trade and commerce, tourism, Export Marketing, banking, rural development, agricultural and horticultural studies.
Cultural studies, folk literature, crafts.
Clinical psychology, post-colonial and slave evant perspectives on the history, art, culture and media.
Women's studies, Canadian studies, teacher education, adult education and extension.
Different characteristics University
Accredited by National Accreditation Board & (Polona)
UGC recognized center for excellence in Himalayan studies
The scheme pioneered NRI (Self-financing)
First to start distance education in the country
Intellectually and professionally enriched faculty
HPU Alumni excelled in all spheres
Fair and creditable semester system reviews
Special assistance to departments of history, physics, biotechnology, chemistry, Bio-Science
Academic staff College, one of the best in India
Commendable performance in sports and cultural activities at national level.
Pleasant environment for higher education
A significant number of students eligible for NET, doors and other competitive examinations every year
Links between national and international institutions
Culture holding seminars, workshops, conferences, symposia, etc..
National level achievements in NCC, NSS, youth welfare programs.
Free education for girl students.
One seat is reserved in each department for a girl child.