HNB Garhwal University is situated in Srinagar, Pauri District of Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Srinagar has strongly emerged as a centre of higher learning and research with the establishment of the University. Inception of Garhwal University on Dec. 1st 1973 was the fulfillment of a long cherished dream of the local people.
The university was rechristened as Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University in 1989 in commemoration of the memory of a leading statesman of the country and the son of the soil, Shri Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna.The University is residential cum affiliating in nature, with jurisdiction over seven districts of the region. As per data given by AIU, 1,00,000 students with 60% male and 40% female students are enrolled. Enrollment in colleges varies a lot from 50 to 12,000 students with 6 to 122 teachers respectively.