Genesis and Recognition

Genesis and Recognition

Set up by Act No. 14 of 2002 vide Extraordinary Gazette notification of Government of Himachal Pradesh dated May 23, 2002. Approved by the University Grants Commission under section 2(f) of the UGC Act, vide letter no. F.9-10/2002(CPP-I) dated 09 Dec. 2002.

The University commenced academic activities from July 2002 with undergraduate B.Tech. degree programs in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Bioinformatics, and Civil Engineering (from July 2003).

The University is offering M.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engineering), M.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering), M.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering [Information Security]), M.Tech (Civil Engineering with Specialization in a)Structural Engineering, b)Construction Management and c)Environmental Engineering), M. Tech (Biotechnology).

The University is offering M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Sc. Bioinformatics, M.Sc. Physics and M.Sc. Statistics.

The University is offering Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics and Physics & Materials Science.


University Recognition by UGC & AIU :-

Jaypee University Of Information Technology , Solan is the state university of Himachal Pradesh and is approved under Section 2(f) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956 and is a Member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Act No.14 0f 2002 Of Legislative Assembly Of Himachal Pradesh

To establish and incorporate a University in the name of Jaypee University of Information Technology by law and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

WHEREAS the Government of Himachal Pradesh being desirous of creating facilities for education, training, and research in the emerging areas of technology including Information Technology in the State of Himachal Pradesh, entered into an agreement for collaboration with Jaiprakash Sewa Sansthan, New Delhi, a registered Trust, which has a major objective among others, of creating education facilities at all levels; and

WHEREAS the purpose of this collaboration was to establish a University for technical education for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels including facilities for lifelong education, training and research in the State of Himachal Pradesh; and

WHEREAS the State Government after due consideration has come to the conclusion that the Trust is willing and is capable of meeting its obligations under the aforesaid agreement and has actually invested substantial resources in the creation of major part of the infrastructure required for setting up of the proposed University.