Universities in Himachal Pradesh
The standard of education in Himachal has reached a considerably high level. The state boasts of very good literacy rate in India. According to Census 2011, the literacy rate in HP is 83.78%. It is 90.83% for the male population and 76.60% for the female population.
Higher education in Himachal Pradesh focus on various subjects such as agriculture, horticulture, law, medical, technology, Vedic, veterinary ayurvedic, homeopathy, hotel management, etc. The state hosts some of major institutes of the country like IIT, NIT, IIIT, IIM, etc. The universities and institutes such as Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Central University of of Himachal Pradesh, Central Potato Research Institute plays a major role in attracting students from all around the country.
Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya previously known as Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya was established on 1st November, 1978. The University, over the years has contributed significantly in transforming the farm scenario of Himachal Pradesh.
Find below the links to the various universities in Himachal Pradesh:
- Abhilashi University
- Arni University
- Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya
- Central Potato Research Institute
- Central University of Himachal Pradesh
- Himalayan Forest Research Institute Shimla
- Himachal Pradesh Technical University
- H.P. National Law University Shimla
- IIIT Una
- IIM Sirmaur
- IIT Mandi
- Manav Bharti University
- NIFT Kangra
- NIT Hamirpur
- Shoolini University
- Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry Solan