Private Universities in Arunachal Pradesh

S.No. University Name Date of Establishment
1 Apex Professional University 10.05.2013
2 Arunachal University of Studies 26.05.2012
3 Arunodaya University 21.10.2014
4 Himalayan University 03.05.2013
5 Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Science University 26.05.2012
6 North East Frontier Technical University 03.09.2014
7 The Global University 18.09.2017
8 Venkateshwara Open University 20.06.2012


  • Apex Professional University

Apex Professional University (APU) is a Statutory University established by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh vide Act 07 of 2013 and recognized by the UGC, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi u/s 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956 as State Private University. Apex Professional University is empowered to award degrees specified by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956. APU is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi and also approved by regulatory bodies like the Council of Architecture (CoA), Bar Council of India (BCI), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), and National Council for Teachers Education (NCTE).

  • Arunachal University of Studies

Arunachal University of Studies (AUS) is a private university located in Namsai.

Arunachal University of Studies is a Self-Sponsored State Skill University of Arunachal Pradesh. The University was established in 2012 by an act of a State Legislator. It is part of the prestigious World Education Mission Group. The University is recognized by University Grants Commission (India) UGC u/s 22 of UGC Act 1956 and only NAAC accredited State University of Arunachal Pradesh. As per the statistics published by Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, the Arunachal University of Studies in terms of the number of students has become the biggest standalone institution of Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Arunodaya University

Arunodaya University comes under section 2(f) of the UGC Act which empowers it to award degrees specified in section 22 of the UGC act of 1956. Apart from this, the University is authorized to award Diplomas, Degrees, Certificates, UG, PG, and other academic distinctions in conformity with the provisions of the Arunodaya University Act (Act No.13 of 2014).

The University is open to all irrespective of caste, class, creed, religion, region, language, gender, and nationality. The main campus of the University is situated in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. The University trusts humanity and nature, the ones created by the Almighty.

  • Himalayan University

Himalayan University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India (Bhaaratham) is a non-profit university recognized by the University Grant Commission under section of 2f of the UGC act 1956. The university was established to develop and uplift the economy through higher education to raise the literacy rate that makes up the North-Eastern part of India. The University is accredited and recognized by AICTE, Pharmacy Council of India, Bar Council of India, Rehabilitation Council of India and is also a member of AIU, AIMA, CII, and Ph.D. Chamber.

  • Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Science University

Indira Gandhi Technological And Medical Sciences University (IGTAMSU), is a private university located in Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh providing higher education in Nursing, Yoga & Naturopathy, Paramedical, Physiotherapy, Management, Law, etc. The University was established in 2012, when the Legislative Assembly of Arunachal Pradesh passed Indira Gandhi Technological And Medical Sciences University Act 2012 (Arunachal Pradesh Act No.6 of 2012). The Indira Gandhi Technological And Medical Sciences University is accredited and recognized by the University Grants Commission under the section of 2(f) of UGC Act 1956.

  • North East Frontier Technical University

NEFTU – a center of a diverse and creative education; brings their students with world class of study environment and top experienced faculties. Being offering education under the rigid and competitive corporate behaviour NEFTU managed to hold up with worthy research programs and other explorative degree courses. NEFTU being as a segment of quality of higher education offers a wide range of degree programs at different levels of graduate, post graduate and doctorate.

The university with an expertise team of faculties provides a unique platform for diverse and creative education. On being accredited by state government and UGC ACT 1956, the NEFTU is well versed to facilitate the students with quality education and higher study programs of international standard. It has been the constant aim of NEFTU University to incorporate features of excellence in its campus. Every effort is made to improve the existing best practices in these fields. The Management and staff at NEFTU take great care to ensure that the Institute serves as an exemplary role model for other educational institutions across the country.

  • The Global University

The Global University Arunachal Pradesh institution will not just concentrate on academics but will integrate socio-economic and environmental realities in NE India. Universities have become academic “ivory towers” and merely operating as degree mills. TGUAP is set to change this paradigm.

Established by the Gazette of Meghalaya No. 76 TGUAP Carey Act 2005, authorizing ACTS to establish The Global University Arunachal Pradesh, we have begun our activities in Shillong. UGC recognition will be sought in due time.

  • Venkateshwara Open University

Venkateshwara Open University is established through Arunachal Pradesh State Legislative Act, LAW/LEGN-10/2012. Venkateshwara Open University, Arunachal Pradesh has been established by an act of State Legislature of Arunachal Pradesh as a Private University and is empowered to award degrees as specified under section 22 of the UGC Act.

The University is reputed to disseminate quality education. Venkateshwara Open University is an international platform of higher learning. VOU vowed to achieve extraordinary stature in the field of higher education for the benefit of youth. The Venkateshwara Open University as a whole provides mentored educational experience to the learners at Doctoral, Post-Graduate, and Graduate levels to imbibe social changes in the communities across the globe.

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