The Kumaun University came into existence in the year 1973. The university has two campuses while a third one is in development stage. These two campuses are situated in two different areas - the DSB campus located in Nainital and Almora campus in Almora. There are 27 accredited colleges running under the Kumaun University. The another campus which is in progress is situated in Bhimtal. The Kumaon University aims to fulfill the needs of technical, professional and vocational education among aspiring students.
A variety of research programs are provided at the university. Students
not only from across Uttarakhand but from different parts of India
arrive here to seek admission in high quality technical and vocational
courses at the university.
The faculty of the university significantly performs their duty in the
university. There are faculties of Arts, Law, Commerce, Education,
Science in Biotechnology and Pharmacy, Engineering and Technology too. A
variety of formal fields of courses is also given here such as Tourism,
Biotechnology and Pharmacy.
In a wide range of disciplines, the Kumaon University provides high
certified degrees to the students. The institution offers degrees in
different levels including Masters, Bachelor, Ph.D and PG Diploma. As it
was projected by AIU in 2001, an equal level of male and female students
are get admitted into the university. The state-of-the-art library at
the university consists of 20, 000 books for the campus where students
can study in a calm environment.
In addition, the Kumaon University also offers a range of vocational
courses to choose from. Some of the most sought after include tourism,
funactional English and taxation courses.