Jaypee University of Information Technology is recognised by the state government of Himachal Pradesh, India. It was set up by Act No. 14 of 2002 vide Extraordinary Gazette notification of Government of Himachal Pradesh dated 23 May 2002.JUIT was approved by the University Grants Commission under section 2(f) of the UGC Act, the University commenced academic activities from July 2002.
The infrastructure was built in a phased manner and as of today the JUIT has a built up area of 74228.71 sq m. It encompasses an Academic Block with spacious Auditorium, Lecture Theatres, Classrooms, Tutorial rooms, Laboratories, Administrative Offices, Faculty Offices and Library. The second terrace of the hill has all the hostels, Students Mess, Guestrooms, Helipad, Outdoor sports facilities and Dispensary.
To become a centre of excellence in the field of IT and related emerging areas in education, training and research comparable to the best in the world for producing professionals who shall be leaders in innovation, entrepreneur- ship, creativity and management. Also develop as a benchmark University in emerging technologies. Provide state of the art teaching-learning process and a stimulating R&D environment.