Kumaun University was established in 1973 under the Act of State Legislature and it’s a permanent member of the Association of Indian Universities. The university is spread over in three campuses (DSB Campus, Bhimtal Campus and SS Jena Campus) with an area of 5,31,373 sq. mt. The location of the university in Uttarakhand offers excellent research and teaching due to its landscape which is on undulating high ground. There are many herbs, shrubs and trees as well as rocks and minerals constituting eco-systems that can be studied. The university is known for its research and teaching in Geology, Forestry, Ecology, Particle Physics and Chemistry, Economics and Management as well as boasts of several centers that offer interesting research. The main focus of the University has been to include the courses which are relevant and facilitate the learners in developing skills for easy job access.
The university has been awarded four stars by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and University Grant Commission (UGC) granted full recognition to the university.
Facts and Figures of Kumaun University :
No. of Affilated Government Colleges
Total Coverage Area of College
5,31,373 sq. mt.
Built –up Area of College
3,00,000 sq. mt.
How to Reach
26 K.M. from Kathgodam Railway Station