Private Universities in Uttarakhand

S.No. University Name Date of Establishment
1 Bhagwant Global University 19.12.2016
2 Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya 22.01.2002
3 DIT University 15.02.2013
4 Graphic Era Hill University 28.04.2011
5 Himalayan Garhwal University 07.12.2016
6 Himgiri Zee University 11.07.2003
7 IMS Unison University 15.02.2013
8 Motherhood University 19.1.2015
9 Quantum University 07.04.2017
10 Ras Bihari Bose Subharti university 08.12.2016
11 Sardar Bhagwan Singh University 03.08.2018
12 Shri Guru Ram Rai University 07.04.2017
13 Swami Rama Himalayan University 12.03.2013
14 The ICFAI University 10.07.2003
15 University of Patanjali 05.04.2006
16 University of Petroleum and Energy Studies 10.07.2003
17 Uttaranchal University 15.02.2013


  • Bhagwant Global University

Bhagwant Global University is a private university established in 2016 under the Govt. of Uttarakhand. This University offers different study programs that come under UG, PG, and Diploma courses. Its objective is to provide instructions, teaching, and training in higher education in the field of Science, Technology, Management, Commerce, Arts and to make provisions for research, advancement, and dissemination of knowledge to emerge as a premier center of learning.

  • Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya

Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya (Dev Sanskriti, or simply "DSVV") is an Indian university located at Shantikunj near Haridwar city in the state of Uttarakhand. Established in 2002 by the act of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly it is a fully residential university. Run by Shri Vedmata Gayatri Trust, Shantikunj, Haridwar (headquarters of All World Gayatri Pariwar), it provides various degree, diploma, and certificate courses in areas like clinical psychology, Yogic science, alternative therapy, Indian culture, tourism, rural management, theology, spiritual counseling, etc. It also provides courses through distance learning mode.

  • DIT University

Established in 1998, the Dehradun Institute of Technology (DIT) was founded by the Unison Group. The University acquired the status of Deemed University in 2013 approved by the University Grant Commission (UGC). The University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across various streams such as Engineering and Technology, Architecture and Design, Economics, and Applied Science, and so on.

The University is part of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It has been recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Council of Architecture (COA), and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). It is an ISO 21001:2018 certified University.

DIT University is the first University in Uttarakhand to receive QS I-Gauge E-Lead, a certificate for exceptional e-learning methods such as academic digitization.

  • Graphic Era Hill University

University under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 set up under the aegis of Graphic Era Educational Society, Dehradun. Founded in 2011 Graphic Era Hill University is today widely known for its innovative and rigorous education which has nurtured professionals across industries and sectors in India and beyond. Graphic Era Hill University has adopted a global approach to education and research with a focus on international perspectives and expertise. University has an abiding commitment to excellence and pursues this relentlessly settling for nothing, but the best. Its faculty is the bedrock of the University and composed of academic luminaries across India and abroad. GEHU is on the cutting edge of using state-of-the-art equipment and preparing students for a globalized economy and at the same time promoting holistic learning, unbiased knowledge, industry-centric skills, ethics, a cosmopolitan outlook, and accountability for actions. GEHU is making its presence at national and international platforms, through collaborations with premier universities of the world, study abroad programs, and international internships and research.

  • Himalayan Garhwal University

Himalayan Garhwal University (HGU) is established and incorporated by the Government of Uttarakhand Act No. 33 of 2016. Vide Notification no. XXXVI (3)/2016/48(1)/2016) of Uttarakhand Shashan (Vidhayee & Sansdiya Karyavibhag) and under Section 2(f) of the University Grant Commission (UGC) Act, 1956. Himalayan Garhwal University is situated in a peaceful and pollution-free environment close to the nature of the Garhwal ranges of Shivalik hills. The Campus of the University is surrounded by natural panoramic views which provide an ideal environment for higher education.

University has been established with a clear mission, vision, and specific objectives of imparting quality education. Education and Training are supporting the employment of quality manpower. Promoters of the university have varied experiences of education and business environment and have poured these experiences into the conceptualization and establishment of the University. They are well aware of the geographical location and social needs of the hilly areas of Uttarakhand and committed to producing skilled manpower.

  • Himgiri Zee University

The university came into existence in 2003 with the motive of preparing trained human resources for the industry in several sectors like social, educational, scientific, technical, and professional organizations for social and economic development. Carrying the vision of building itself as a world-class university among others and vocalizing about higher education through different modes of learning in the process of meeting currently required demands of the industry and a mission to provide higher education not only face to face but also through different advanced technology modes so that people who are deprived of education because of whatever reasons can either start it again from home, the university tries to stand out.

The college includes different departments of streams that are optional for students to choose according to their preferences, like the school of forestry, fisheries, agriculture, school of architecture, engineering, sciences, school of education, social work, humanities, school of media, journalism, film making, school of management, hotel management, legal studies, school of vocational studies, school of clinical research, pharmaceutical and health care sciences and swayam online courses.

  • IMS Unison University

IMS Unison University (IUU) is a management institute rated as one of the top private Universities in India. IMS Unison University (erstwhile IMS Dehradun) has a rich legacy of over 24 years in delivering excellence in the field of Professional Education. It offers 18 unique programs at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral levels in the field of Management, Law, Hospitality Management, Mass Communication, and Liberal Arts.

  • Motherhood University

The Motherhood University (MHU) is a university in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. It was established under the Uttarakhand Govt. Act 05 of 2015 and is recognized by the UGC with the right to award degrees U/S 22[1] by the UGC Act 1956, The university campus is situated in the vicinity of the river Solani on 12 acres of land at Roorkee, on the Roorkee-Dehradun Highway.

The University is promoted by "Motherhood Institute of Management & Technology Society". The Society was established in 2004 with the objective to provide education, research, and training to the youth of Uttarakhand and the country in order to increase their employability. The other objectives of the society are to establish orphanages, clinics, old age homes, and charitable hospitals.

The Motherhood University, Roorkee provides multidisciplinary and specialized courses in Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Commerce and Business Studies, Engineering and Technology, Library and Information Science, Mathematical Sciences, Science, Agriculture, Education, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Legal Studies, Paramedical, and Allied Health Sciences. The university was awarded the "Uttarakhand Education Excellence Award" by Chief Minister Harish Rawat, & Smt. Indra Hridyesh (Higher Education Minister) Govt. of Uttrakhand.

The university also conducts research and development in laboratories for chemistry, Physics, Biology, Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Computing.

  • Quantum University

Quantum University is located in Roorkee, Uttarakhand which is a serene and scenic town located along the Ganga canal. Roorkee is famous for its history associated with providing high-quality education. The campus university comprises of aesthetically designed infrastructure including state-of-art internet and computer facilities, workshops, libraries, laboratories, seminar halls, and many more facilities. While the Institution encourages its students in the path of academic excellence, great emphasis is also given to soft skills, English language classes, co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

It provides various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in the field of Engineering, Computer Applications, Management, Media Studies & Design, Commerce & Finance, Science, Humanities & Social Science, Agricultural Studies, Health Sciences, and Hospitality & Tourism.

  • Ras Bihari Bose Subharti university

Ras Bihari Bose Subharti University, Uttarakhand, established in 2016, is a private institute and is approved by AICTE and UGC. The university is offering a wide range of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Physiotherapy, Paramedical, Arts, Commerce, Nursing, Hotel Management, Polytechnic, Education, etc across various specializations. The admissions to RBBSU are both entrance and merit-based. 

  • Sardar Bhagwan Singh University

Sardar Bhagwan Singh University (SBS) is the first and oldest institute of North India imparting world-class higher education since 1994. It is approved by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education), PCI (Pharmacy Council of India), and IAP (Indian Association of Physiotherapists). With a campus spread over an area of 25 acres, the university has more than 20000 sq. ft. dedicated to ultra-modern high-tech infrastructure. It is a perfect backdrop for a student in pursuit of quality education. It values and fosters a superior level of educational participation and academic excellence among students.

  • Shri Guru Ram Rai University

Shri Guru Ram Rai University (SGRU) is specialized in 103 courses of 10 streams. Graduates from the university are placed in companies such as Accenture, Apex Pharma, Axis Bank, Bajaj Capital, DA Milano, Deloitte, Genpact, etc. SGRRU offers UG, PG, Diploma, Doctoral, and Certificate courses in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce, Medical, Management, etc. Admission to the same is merit-based.

  • Swami Rama Himalayan University

Swami Rama Himalayan University (SRHU) is a private university situated in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The University offers various courses in B.Tech, BBA, MBA across multiple streams. Admission to certain courses will be on the basis of entrance exams such as JEE Main, NEET, MAT, CAT, etc. while for most of them, admission is done through the merit of last qualifying exams.

  • The ICFAI University

The ICFAI University is located at Selaqui, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) with a lush green campus of 25 acres equipped with 2.5 lacs sq. ft. of the built-up area having academic blocks, workshops, laboratories, library, auditorium, seminar halls, computer labs, moot court halls, legal aid clinics, faculty rooms, canteen, sports, recreation facilities and girls and boys common rooms. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled and widely known for its quality research and strong industry interface.

  • University of Patanjali

Patanjali University, established in 2006 at Haridwar is named after the great Indian sage Patanjali, who was the first to collate various writings on Yoga. The University is sponsored by Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust and approved by UGC. This institute was set up due to the inability of the modern education system to restrict oneself to gain information only for employment purposes. It offers UG, PG, Ph.D., Diploma, and Certificate courses in various specializations of Yoga and also provides various facilities for the students' all-round development.

  • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

The University Of Petroleum And Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun is ranked 66 for MBA and 167 for the B.tech program by the NIRF in its 2020 rankings. The institute offers UG, PG, and Doctoral programs in the fields of Engineering, Computer Science, Law, Design, Business, Health Science, and Modern Media. Programs offered are B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, B.Sc, B.Com, LLB, LLM, B.Des, M.Des, BA, MA, BBA, MBA, BPT, BCA, Ph.D., etc. Admission to the university is entrance-based. The university accepts various exam scores such as CAT, MAT, CMAT, etc. UPES Dehradun also conducts its own entrance exams such as UPESEAT, ULSAT, UPESMET, etc. Candidates can apply online through the official website with an INR 1350 application fee.

Graduates from the university are placed in top-notch companies such as Accenture, AIS, Xebia, Exxon Mobil, Hilti, Honeywell, Dell R&D, Nestle, L&T Infotech, etc.

  • Uttaranchal University

Uttaranchal University is constituted by the merger of professional institutes of Sushila Devi Centre for Professional Studies & Research Society, namely Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal Institute of Technology, and Uttaranchal Institute of Management, offering Law, Engineering, Information Technology, Applied Sciences, and Business Management.

Uttaranchal University is one of the leading educational hubs of professional courses with innumerable students enrolled in different educational programs.

Our institutes have created a niche in the field of professional education and bench-marked themselves with the best institutes in the field of Law, Engineering, Business Studies and Management, Information Technology, Pharmacy, Applied & Life Sciences, Agricultural Science, Journalism & Mass Communication, Hotel Management, and Liberal Arts.

Our promoters have philanthropic orientation and the University is committed to the social responsibility of awarding scholarships. It is committed to excellence in professional education and research.

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