Kumaun University

Kumaun University was established in 1973, it has two sprawling campuses ( DSB Campus, NainiTal and Almora Campus, Almora ) and 27 affiliated colleges spread over the whole Kumaun region, that are fast adding a lot of beautiful structures to add to the panoramic and scenic beauty of the surroundings. One more Campus is being developed at Bhimtal to cater the needs of professional, technical and vocational education. Nestled in the lap of nature Kumaun University, under the dynamic Vice-chancellorship of Professor C. P. BARTHWAL, an internationally academician known with a number of international and national distinctions to his credit is playing a pivotal role to impart quality education and excellent research to improve the quality of human values irrespective of caste, creed, gender, religion and region .

Excellent teaching and high quality research with the motto of all round development of Mission of the University Uttaranchal with especial emphasis on Kumaun. On the basis of excellent research, quality education and clear administration, the university has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council at the four star level.
                             

Address : Kumaun University,
                 Nainital, 
                 Uttarakhand, India.
  
Phone No: +91-5942- 235068, 235563
   
Fax No : +91-5942- 235576
       
Vice Chancellor : Dr V.P.S Arora
   
Year Of Establishment : 1973 Under UP State Act
  
Area : 150 Acres
    
Institution Type : State University
     
Affiliated Colleges :  30
    
Student Strenght : Above 38000  Students
 
Campuses : 03 (Nainital, Almora & Upcoming Bhimtal Campus)
 
Recognition :  UGC Recognized 
   
UGC Grant : Funded By UGC as on 2007                      
   
Email Address : vc@kumauni.ren.nic.in
 
                                Other Contact Details
 
Designation                      Name                                          Phone   
Vice Chancellor                   Prof C.P Bharthwal                    235068, 236855
Registrar                            Shri B C Joshi                            235563, 236187
Finance Officer                    Mrs Bhagirathi Bangyal              235286, 237712
Sports Officer                      Mr G.L Sah                               236583, 236550
                                      
                             Programmes  Offered
It has developed some highly recognized centers of scientific and social researches and is imparting excellent research and teaching in 27 (23 postgraduate and 4 undergraduate) departments. Freedom of the highest order of research is the main strength of this university. Establishment of Particle Physics, Environmental Geology, and Environmental economics are a few examples for which the university is nationally and internationally known for excellent teaching and research.
   
Research materials are bio-diversity, bio-active principles contained in the Himalayan herbs and other plants, unique ecosystems, minerals, rocks and other geological structures that shape mountain environment and tradition, culture and human adaptation strategies in response to the need and constraints imposed by these massive mountain regions and working environment conducive to think about particles, spectra and structure of matter.
   
These rich facilities show up in our more than two thousand publications in more than hundred research journals. Identification of two departments (Physics and Geology) for DSA and CONSIST under Special Assistance Programme of the University Grants Commission, FIST programme in three departments (Geology, Botany and Forestry), Identification of Department of Physics as Centre of Excellence by U.P. State                       
 
                          List Of Affiliated Colleges
1: Thakur Dev Singh Bisht Campus , Nainital.
2: Motiram Baburam Govt. P.G. College,Haldwani (Nainital)
3: Govt. Girls Degree College , Haldwani (Nainital)
4: Pyarelal Nandkishore Galbaliye , Ramnagar (Nainital)
5: Almora Campus , Almora
6: Govt. P.G. College , Ranikhet (Almora)
7: Govt. P.G. College , Dwarahat (Almora)
8: Govt. Degree College , Jainti (Almora)
9: Govt. Degree College , Syalde (Almora)
10: Govt. Degree College , Manila (Almora)
11: Govt. Degree College , Chaukhutiya (Almora)
12: Arya Kanya Degree College , Almora
13: Govt. P.G. College , Pithoragarh
14: Govt. P.G. College , Berinag (Pithoragarh)
15: Govt. Degree College , Gangolihat (Pithoragarh)
16: Govt. Degree College , Munsyari (Pithoragarh)
17: Govt. Degree College , Narayan Nagar , Didihat (Pithoragarh)
18: Govt. Degree College,Baulakote , Dharchula (Pithoragarh)
19: Govt. P.G. College , Bageshwar
20: Govt. P.G. College , Lohaghat (Champawat)
21: Govt. Degree College , Champawat
22: Radhe Hari Govt. P.G. College, Kashipur (U.S. Nagar)
23: Govt. P.G. College , Rudrapur (U.S. Nagar)
24: Govt. P.G. College , Khatima (U.S. Nagar)
25: Govt. Degree College , Bazpur (U.S. Nagar)
26: Ganna Krishak Girls Degree College , Kichcha (U.S. Nagar).
27: Chandrawati Tewari Kanya Mahavidhyalaya , Kashipur (U.S. Nagar).
28: Sanatan Dharma Girls Degree College , Rudrapur (U.S. Nagar)
29; Guru Nanak Girls Degree College , Nanakmatta (U.S. Nagar)
30: B.S.V. Girls Degree College , Jaspur (U.S. Nagar)