About AP Goyal Shimla University

The AP Goyal Shimla University or A.P.G. University or Alakh Prakash University was founded during the year 2012 at Shimla in India’s state of Himachal Pradesh. The private university was set up by the A. P. Goyal Charitable Trust that is a not-for-profit charitable society that aims to provide quality education to the public; and is an initiative by Shri Rajesh Goyal who is an entrepreneur and a social worker. The University’s official website is

The University has been accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC), the Council of Architecture (COA), the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), and the Bar Council of India (BCI). As part of the University’s education, cross-cultural diversity and interdisciplinary studies constitute an integral part. Also, the serene environment of the Himalayas is ideal for the dissemination of knowledge.

The various faculties of the University include the School of Legal Studies & Research, the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, the School of Management, the School of Engineering and Technology, the School of Media & Mass Communication, the School of Architecture and Planning, the School of Fashion and Textile, and the School of Applied Science & Research.

The offered courses at the higher educational institution are in different streams such as architecture, management, science, engineering, arts, commerce, mass communication, management, law, information technology, interior designing, and fashion.

At APG University, the students are provided facilities such as sports grounds, gymnasiums, medical care, cafeteria, shuttle services, and hostel accommodation. Also, as per the pupils’ performance, they can avail internships and placements for developing their careers and making a meaningful contribution to industries and society.

AP Goyal Shimla University
    Details of AP Goyal Shimla University
  Nickname AP Goyal Shimla University
  Affiliations UGC
  Contact No 981-622-2000
  Founded 2012
  Address Mehli-Shoghi Bypass Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171009
  State Himachal Pradesh
  Country India
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