|Established||1 December 1973|
|Chancellor||Lt. Gen (Retd.) Gurmit Singh|
Kumaun University is a state university headquartered in Nainital, Uttarakhand, India.
In 2017, it hosted the first Kautik Student Film Festival.
The university has two campuses, DSB Campus Nainital, and KU campus Bhimtal.
The UGC-Academic Staff College, Kumaun University, Nainital was sanctioned by the UGC, New Delhi on 10 October 2006 and started its first orientation programme on 12 February 2007. In addition to conducting orientation programmes and refresher courses, the UGC-ASC undertakes a number of extension activities.
UGC-ASC Nainital conducted short-term courses (2–6 days) for the senior faculty and professional development programme for non-teaching staff.
Coordinates: 29°23′29″N 79°26′46″E / 29.3914°N 79.4460°E