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 heavy woolens in winter.
LANGUAGE: Hindi, English are understood and spoken by the people .
Surrounded by the purple blue hue on the mountains and spread across seven hills in the Himalayas with steep forested hillsides, long winding roads, bustling bazaars and a glorious past, Shimla – The capital city of Himachal Pradesh is spell binding. Visit Shimla any time of the year and the historic hilly town is never shy of happy vacationers. Not only known for its landscapic beauty, the city has been growing into an educational hub. From prestigious schools like Bishop Cotton and Auckland House, to colleges like HPU and St. Bede’s, the city speaks volumes of the knowledge it has stored. Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT), centred between the two major cities, Shimla and Solan has grown profoundly in the past decade. The serenity, the calmness of the environment gives an internal boost and pump to your learning skills. All you need to do is, feel the air, gaze upon the lush landscapes and sing the song of your life. Also when the time comes to bid adieu to this place with heaps of knowledge, tonnes of happy memories and a heavy heart.
How to reach JUIT:
There is good connectivity of the campus with major cities around. It lies three kilometres away from the national highway. HRTC, Haryana and Punjab Roadways buses along with private travellers are easily available from Shimla as well as Chandigarh. They drop you off at Waknaghat from where cab service till the campus are available 24*7 all around the year.
The nearest broad gauge railway station is Chandigarh or Kalka from where buses, and taxis are available. It takes approx 2 hours by road to Waknaghat
The convenient all season airport is Chandigarh from where buses, taxis are available to Waknaghat . It takes approx 2.5 hours to JUIT.