The university was converted to a Central University on 15th January 2009 by an Act of Parliament i.e. the Central Universities Act 2009.
Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University was established as an State University vide U.P. State Government's notification number. (10)/(865)/15/(75)(85)/64 dated 23 November 1973. It is unique in the sense of being born out of an incredibly popular movement in the early seventies during the latter part of the century. This movement embodied the desires and desires of the people in this region Garhwal to develop by pursuing higher education. The residents in this remote mountainous region wanted to create an academic institution in the tiny but significant town called Srinagar. It was a manifestation of the need to empower future generations to overcome an endemic issue of economic and social inequalities, geographic and environmental challenges, and re-affirmation of the cultural identity and making use of locally-sourced and natural and human resources to develop.
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Garhwal are fully Government Recognized: Recognised through the University Grants Commission (UGC), Member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC),Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) , National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Garhwal's programs are offered at various levels, such as the Undergraduate Degree i.e. Bachelor of Arts Honours (BA Hons.) Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts Honours (BA Hons.) Sanskrit of Medical Record Technology (BMRT), Bachelor of Medical Record Technology (BMRT) of Physical Education (B.P.E.E. ), Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed) and so on, Postgraduate Degree i.e. master of Arts (MA) Psychology and so on. in addition to other. and other. is also a comprehensive overview of the many classes that the university offers across various disciplines and their uniqueness on the Courses page.
The provision of hostel facilities for students of all ages and girls is an essential part of the University, especially after having been upgraded into an Central University. The University is striving to build new hostels in order to cater to the increasing demands of students who come from outside to the facilities and so a huge leap is being achieved in that direction. The current status of the three campuses of the University in relation to hostel facilities is as follows: Table.
Specific information about the form of hostels' accommodation as well as the process of allotment for hostel rooms, rules for staying in hostels, the fee and other information., is available in the Warden's Office at the Birla Campus in Srinagar.
The organization of cultural events such as dances/folk songs, plays debates, painting competitions, debates and so on has been a common aspect of hostels and this is why during the 2010-11 academic year all of these activities were held in hostels on various campuses. These events have seen the participation of a huge number of students participated.
Counseling for students
A career counseling session was conducted to help students prepare for the ever-changing world, and help them determine the career possibilities they might have to direct their energy in the right direction. The information about current career choices was offered by a group of experts. The challenges and issues of the students with regard to their careers were identified by counselors and assistance was provided during the course.
Camps were organized to inform and teach students on environmental concerns. The aim of this program was to raise awareness among students of the numerous dangers to our ecosystem and to inspire students to actively participate in programs that concern the environment. These programs were also planned to help students understand the dangers of incessant ragging.
Social Useful Productive Work (SUPW)
In the 2010-11 academic year, a drive to cleaning the hostels on the three campuses was launched on all three campuses. Nearly every student took part. Students were also encouraged to participate in donor camps and as part of various national programs e.g. Pulse Polio programme. Hostellers are actively involved in Red Ribbon programme (against HIV, AIDS). Students are in a position to participate in the community-based services.
Home Central Facilities University Dispensary
The University is operating its own dispensary located in the Birla Campus in Srinagar Garhwal. The University began the dispensary in 1997 and it was formally established in 2004. The dispensary is able to meet the requirements of all students and staff, and includes regular health checks and medications for common ailments. Dispensary is with one physician and attendant. Dispensary prescribes all the medicines that are accessible for free to students and employees. The University is looking to expand the dispensary to provide additional services in the. Additionally, the University is planning the construction of an additional health center in the future, in the XII Five-year plan.
The selection process is based according to both merit and the entrance test. Candidates must be able to score valid marks at national level entrance exams like the CUET exam, JEE Main.
Merit Scholarship to B.Ed. Students This award is given to six students who scored the top spots in the entrance test that is conducted by the university for admission into the B.Ed course, and are granted a each month, a scholarship amounting to INR 200.
Merit Scholarships to BPL students: This scholarship is offered to students in the BPL category and valued at 1500 INR per month. is awarded to ten exceptionally talented students of the university.
Shri Kalyaneshwar Temple Award: This is to be awarded to the most successful and financially backward class students from the UG and PG courses.
Smt. Shanti Devi Shaligram Bhatt Award This scholarship is given to three students of the university each year. Two of these scholarships are specifically for students who are studying UG or PG courses and the third fellowship is offered to the students who are studying Mass Communication who have scored 60 percent and 50% scores in their previous exam and the family income of the applicant must be at least INR 60,000 per year.
Each year HNBGU organizes recruitment drives and numerous top firms come and take part in the event. 70% of candidates are selected each year. Candidates are interviewed and chosen by the most reputable corporations. Final semester students are selected and are eligible to participate in recruitment drive.
To achieve excellence by empowering all stakeholders through promotion of innovations in the field of higher education by imparting training and education, and encouraging research for the development of the country with specific attention to the mountain region.
To stimulate the academic environment for promotion of holistic learning and research and contribute to the nation’s growth. To inculcate values and impart skills for shaping able and responsible individuals committed towards the intellectual, academic and cultural development of society.