JUIT Waknaghat is midway between Shimla & Solan . Shimla is 24 Kms from the campus. Kalka is the nearest broadgauge railway station. Waknaghat is very well connected with buses from Delhi, UP, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Chandigarh/Kalka.
Waknaghat is 24 kms. from Solan on the way to Shimla on NH-22. For coming to JUIT, one has to take a left turn at Waknaghat and drive for 3 kms. From JUIT, Shimla is 24 kms. The location is at a height of 1550 m above MSL.
TEMPERATURE - Max. 35°C Min. - 2°C
CLOTHING: Cotton clothes in Summer and light woolen to woolen in winter.
LANGUAGE: Hindi, English ,Punjabi are understood and spoken by the people .
Nestled in the Himalayas, the world's mightiest mountain ranges, Himachal is blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes, it is a travellers paradise-mighty snow peaks, deep gorges, lush green valley, misty woods, fast flowing rivers, enchanting lakes and flower filled meadows. Its high mountains and valleys are linked by winding roads and high passes. While the picturesque valleys of Kullu and Kangra are a riot of colours. In marked contrast the stark and barren terrain of Lahaul & Spiti have a stunning lunar and scope like beauty. Himachali's lead a simple and quiet life, tending their orchards, fields and flocks. Keeping alive their rich art and culture. They remain immersed in the annual rounds of fairs and festivals, full of music, song and dance. For the visitor there are superb locations for relaxing and sight seeing. There are also great opportunities for trekking, mountaineering, fishing, river-rafting, skiing and para-gliding..
Apart From Tourism , Power Projects & high Literacy Rate , Himachal is also famous for being one of the 1st Indian States to adopt the IT Policy -2002 . Himachal Pradesh has adopted the E-Governance methods to bring IT & easiness to every citizen .Himachal have a great scope in the field of IT & Biotech, because of its old greenery & landscapes which have some of the worlds unique "JadeeBotees"&"Medicinal Plants" . The Government has planned to set up a Biotech Park adjacent to JUIT near Waknaghat . Software Technology park Of India (STPI), Shimla is 28 Kms from the JUIT Campus . Apart from this an Urban Satellite Town is being built up by the Housing Board at Waknaghat near the University Campus.