Uttaranchal University
Logo Uttaranchal University.svg
MottoFor the excellence within "U"
ChancellorJitender Joshi
Vice-ChancellorDharam Buddhi[1]
Location, ,
CampusUrban, 170 acres (69 ha)
AffiliationsUGC, NAAC, AIU
Uttaranchal University campus
Uttaranchal University campus

Uttaranchal University is located at Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India near Indian Military Academy.[2] It was established by an Act of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly under Shri Shushila Devi education foundation.[3][4] It has been accredited with 'A+' by NAAC.[5]


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The University is promoted by Sushila Devi Centre for Professional Studies and Research, a society registered under Societies Registration Act 1860. First it was known as Law College Dehradun (LCD) but now it is known as The Uttaranchal University.


Uttaranchal University is located in the Doon Valley and consists of 170 acres (69 ha).[citation needed]


Institute rankings
Law – India
The Week (2019)[6]24
India Today (2019)[7]28

Law College Dehradun, the institutes law college, was ranked 28 in India by India Today's "India's Best Colleges 2019: Law"[7] and 24 in India by The Week's "Top Law Colleges In 2019".[6]

Constituent colleges


  1. ^ "Vice Chancellor's Message". Uttaranchal University. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  2. ^ "UGC Approval".
  3. ^ "Statutory Approvals".
  4. ^ https://governoruk.gov.in/files/Uttaranchal_university_final.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwjVyfy5nuDrAhXs63MBHY8cDsMQFjABegQIAxAB&usg=AOvVaw08F8FG7O1ssUuoDi_qDyzp[dead link]
  5. ^ "NAAC Certificate".
  6. ^ a b Pushkarna, Vijaya (8 June 2019). "Best colleges: THE WEEK-Hansa Research Survey 2019". The Week.
  7. ^ a b "Top 40 Law Colleges". India Today. 27 May 2019. Retrieved 20 June 2020.