Kumaun University General Information, Campus/Contact Details, Official Site

By | October 31, 2014

About the University

Kumaun University a well known institution of higher education of the State Uttarakhand covers three campuses at Almora, Nainital and Bhimtal, university has a total of 35 affiliated government institutions and almost equal number of affiliated private colleges across the Kumaun. It was established in 1973 under the Act of State Legislature.

The three main campuses of the university that covers an area of 160 acres are (DSB Campus, Bhimtal Campus and SS Jena Campus). University is also famous for its research and teaching in different discipline includes Ecology, Physics and Chemistry, Geology, Economics Forestry and Management as well as brag of number of centers that offer interesting research. University is also being recognized the full approval from University Grants Commission (UGC) on June 30, 1984.

Established in 1973
Registrar Mr. Dinesh Chandra
Chancellor Aziz Qureshic
Vice- Chancellor H. S. Dhami
Affiliation UGC
Location Kumaun University, Sleepy Hollow, Nainital – 263001


The Himalaya Museum

HIMALAYA MUSEUM was recognized in 1987 under the support of the Department of History, Kumaun University, Nainital. The Himalaya Museum in the building to display important indentures associated not only to the archaeology and History of the State Uttarakhand but the followings:

  • Statues and Veerkhambs
  • Coins Agricultural implements
  • Household articles
  • Folk Musical instruments
  • Masks
  • Regional and National newspapers
  • Manuscripts
  • Weapons
  • Pictorial Collection
  • Miscellaneous Objects:

Museum Time: – 10.30 A.m.-1.00 P.M & 1.30 P.M.- 4.00 P.M


The Kumaun University also offers the hostels facility to its students with mess facility which provides good quality food to the students. The university has a Hall and that is furnished with sound systems and light for cultural functions, etc.

Internet Facilities

Kumaun University has connected the entire department through a local area network which is connected to the internet and the university has different laboratories in different departments with internet surfing facility.


SSJ Campus Almora

Contact Number: 05962-235644

Courses Offered:

BCA MCA M.Phil(Hindi) MSc

DSB Campus Nainital

Contact Number: 05942-235562

Courses Offered:


KU campus Bhimtal

Contact Number: 05942-247136

Courses Offered:


Admission Process

University conducts the written entrance test for the admission process of the candidates; Admission to each course shall be based on the merit to be determined by the entrance examination as per the norms of the university.

Written Exam Tips / Techniques

Month of commencement of Admission

Admission process will commence in the month of June and continue as per the admission schedule which is announced by the university every year.

Application Process

  • Candidates can fill the application form through the online process form the official website that is www.kunainital.ac.in
  • Applicants have to fill the entire details in the form properly
  • Then must upload the scanned photograph and signature with the form and submit it online
  • Pay the fee through any of the mode either online or offline.
  • After submit the online application form candidate must take a print out of the filled form
  • Send it along with the required particulars at the proper address of the university.

Month of Entrance Examination

The Kumaun University conducts the entrance examination in the month of March- April every year.


The counseling process of different courses of Kumaun University will be based on the marks obtained by the candidates in entrance exams and the rank. Applicants are required to bring all the original credentials and documents for the verification at the time of the counseling and seat allotment.

Process of University Counselling

Step I:  First of all Applicants must go for Counselling at the venue given in the entrance exam outcome.

Step II: Have to select their choice of course on the basis of ranking before they appear

Step III: Candidates must have to verify the counseling dates from the official website of the university that is www.kunainital.ac.in

Step IV: Candidates must have to know about their ranking which is based on merit list.

Documents required for Counseling

  • Original and photo-copy of the Counseling letter.
  • Original Admit card with Xerox copy.
  • A bank draft according to the discussed on CCS university prospect.
  • 2 sets of photocopies of10th and 12th mark sheets and each documents
  • Rank Card or hall ticket  and the Score card
  • An Original degree/provisional certificate if the candidates are perusing.
  • Caste certificate, Medical documents.
  • 4-6 Passport size photographs, colored / black and white.

Top Affiliated Colleges of the University

Colleges Name Location Web Address
Thakur Dev Singh Bisht Campus Nainital www.kunainital.ac.in
Motiram Baburam Govt. P.G. College Haldwani (Nainital) www.mbgpgcollege.org
Pyarelal Nandkishore Galbaliye Ramnagar (Nainital) www.ggdchld.com
Almora Campus Almora kuexam.ac.in/ssj-campus-almora
Govt. P.G. College Ranikhet (Almora) gpgcollegeranikhet.com
Govt. P.G. College Dwarahat (Almora) gpgcdwarahat.in
Radhe Hari Govt. P.G. College Kashipur (U.S. Nagar) www.rhgpgckashipur.org
Guru Nanak Girls Degree College Nanakmatta (U.S. Nagar) www.shrigurunanakgirlsdegreecollege.com
B.S.V. Girls Degree College Jaspur (U.S. Nagar) www.bsvgirlscollegepg.com
Govt. Degree College, Jainti (Almora) gdcjainti.org

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