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Alakh Prakash Goyal Shimla University has been awarded as Asia’s Greatest Brand and the Most Promising University in the year 2019 and 2017 respectively. It offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of Engineering, Architecture, Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication such as B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Tech, MJMC, Ph.D., etc. The admission of such programs is based on merit in past academics and several entrance exams. The University also conducts its own entrance test. 

AP Goyal Shimla University Highlights

Official Website https://agu.edu.in/
Type of University Private
Entrance Exam University-level: APG Entrance Test
National-level: CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ CMAT/GATE/ NET/JRF
Seat Intake 2000
Campus Area 88 acres
Approval UGC, BCI, AIU, CoA, Government of Himachal Pradesh
Mode of Registration Online and Offline

AP Goyal Shimla University Awards & Recognitions

  • Awarded as Asia’s greatest brands and leaders by Asia one in 2019
  • Progressive Himachal by News18 in the year 2018
  • Most Promising University awarded by Merit Awards & Merit Research in 2017.
  • Quality Education in Private University by Global Quality Awards in 2015.
  • Innovation & Excellence in Education in the category of ‘Private University’ by BERG Awards (Singapore) in 2014.
  • Best University of the year (H.P) in 2014 by CONCERN 2014.
  • Best Private University in Hills in 2014 by Assocham.

AP Goyal Shimla University Courses

The university offers the following UG, PG & Ph.D Courses in the discipline of Engineering, Commerce, Law, Science and many more. Tabulated below are the details for the same:

Course Specialization Eligibility
B.Tech Computer Technology (AI/ Data Science/ IOT/ Cloud Technology & Information Security), Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering 10+2 Pass with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology subject to valid score in JEE(Main)
B.Arch - 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or Diploma in Architectural Assistantship or equivalent (with Mathematics and English) subject to score of 80 in NATA with Interview
B.Com (Hons.) General, Financial Market by NSE, International Accounting and Finance (with ACCA) 10+2 with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category candidates
BCA - 10+2 with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category candidates) with English
BCA Cloud Technology & Information Security 10+2 with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category candidates)
B.Sc Cyber Security 10+2 with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category candidates) with Science stream or equivalent
Forensic Science, Bio Technology 10+2 with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category candidates) with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology
Fashion Design 10+2 with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category candidates)
B.Des Communication Design, Product Design, Space Planning & Design, 
BAJMC Journalism & Mass Communication
LLB - Graduate with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% reserved category candidates)
BA LLB - 10+2 with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% reserved category candidates)
BBA Business Analytics
MCA - Graduate with Mathematics with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates)
M.Tech Computer Science Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering BE/ B.Tech (Civil Engg/ B.Arch./ B.Planning) or equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates) subject to valid score in GATE
MHM Hotel Management BHM with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates)
MAJMC Journalism & Mass Communication Graduate with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates)
MBA HR, IB, IT, Marketing, Finance, Industry Integrated with Global Exposure
  • Graduate with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates
  • Obtained a valid score in CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ ATMA/ GMAT/ HPUMAT/ HPCET
Diploma House Keeping, Front Office, Yoga Sciences, Performing Theatre Arts,  10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates)
Ph.D Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Journalism, Law, Management, Chemistry, Physics, 
  • Master's Degree in a relevent discipline with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (50% for reserved category candidates)
  • Other conditions as prescribed guidelines for Degree of Doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) Programs

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AP Goyal Shimla University Admissions

Candidates seeking admission to any of the programs mentioned above must register themselves on the official website. The mode of the application and registration is online and offline as well, follow the subsequent steps in order to register online:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the university and click on ‘Apply for 2020 Admission’.

Step 2: Enter your name, phone number, email id, etc and fill the inquiry cum registration form.

Step 3: Post filling the form, the candidate will get a verification link in the registered e-mail ID and phone number.

Step 4: Click on the link and a page will open for filling the application form.

Step 5: Fill is the Application form duly and upload the required documents in scanned form like mark sheets, a passport size photograph, signature, etc.

Step 6: Submit the form along with the payment of INR 2100 as an application fee.

Offline Procedure:

Visit the website and redirect yourself to the ‘Admission’ page (https://admission.agu.edu.in/) Download the Application form 2020 from the given link. Fill the application form using a blue or black ball pen, attach the scanned documents, and submit the form with a Demand Draft of INR 1,000 as application fee. DD to be made in favor of A P Goyal Shimla University.

Note: Candidates are suggested to download/ keep a copy of the application form and fee receipt for future requirements.

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit in their past academics or qualifying entrance exams conducted at the national and university levels. 

  • For some specific courses, the university accepts the score of their entrance exams conducted on a national level. Candidates need to register on concerned exam websites as well. Below is the table brief the type of qualifying exams accepted as per the name of the courses:
Course Qualifying Entrance Exam Read More
B.Tech JEE Main Click Here
B.Arch NATA Click Here
M.Tech GATE Click Here
Ph.D. UGC NET Click Here
MBA CAT Click Here
MAT Click Here
XAT Click Here
CMAT Click Here

  • The selection of the candidates seeking admission to the rest of the programs such as BCA, B.Sc., BBA, B.Des., LLM, M.Sc., MCA, etc candidates is admitted on the basis of their marks in past qualifying exams.

Note: Successful Ph.D. and MBA applicants will have to appear for an interview after being shortlisted.

Check: AP Goyal Shimla University Admissions

AP Goyal Shimla University Scholarships

At AP Goyal Shimla University, there are scholarship programs running with the curriculum for the social welfare of the economically weaker sections of the society. The college trust always thinks for the all-round development of the financially backward families and hence it has developed so many scholarship programs as financial aid for the needy students as well as their families. It provides scholarships to the following students, students have to appear for scholarship test conducted by the university:

Fee Waiver Types of Students
100% State topper
50% District topper
20% School/ College Topper
10% Students who have appeared in the scholarship test.

To get more information such as eligibility for applying for the scholarship test, please click AP Goyal Shimla University Scholarships.

AP Goyal Shimla University Placements

The training and placement cell of Alakh Prakash Goyal (APG) Shimla University is committed to offering ample opportunities to all. It initiates and maintains good relations with the first-rate companies of the corporate sector to provide a platform to the students with a pool of placement opportunities so that they can showcase their talent with utmost dedication and enthusiasm. 

The T&P Cell gives both internship & placement opportunities to the newbies of the corporate world who are going to place their maiden steps in the respective industries. Many of the university’s alumni are working in the reputed and well-renowned firms and companies throughout the nation with handsome salary packages as well as upon decent designations such as Atam Textile, H.M. Cotton, J.M.C. Clothing Co., Calvin Klein, Wildflower Hall – Oberoi Hotel Shimla, Taj Chandigarh, Ga He Ga Hotel (Bhutan), Kathmandu Garden Home (Nepal), Bangladesh Hotel and many more like them. Below is the table indicates the number of B.Tech students placed in the top recruiters:

Name of the Recruiters No. of B.TechStudents Placed
D-Tab Safety Pvt. Ltd 14
ISON 7 each
Bajaj Finance
JCBL 6 each
BMA Money
Talent 4 Assure 4 each
Net Connect
Oberoi Hotel
Eureka Forbes 3 each
Policy Bazar
Sandhya 2

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AP Goyal Shimla University Facilities

Hostel Facility: The University provides separate hostels for boys and girls. The hostels are well-equipped with modern facilities. The hostel has a separate mess and it also provides the medical facility. In addition to boarding facilities, the hostellers are provided with recreational activities.

Transport Facility: The University has a transport facility on the campus which includes 21+ buses. The buses are equipped with first-aid box and fire extinguisher.

Medical Facility: The University has started a medical center to provide medical facilities for students and staff. The University has a tie-up with Tenzin hospital to provide the immediate medical facility.

Banking Facility: The University has associated with nationalized banks for the benefit of the students. These banks provide educational loans to students.

AP Goyal Shimla University Faculty

Dr. Sunil Thakur

  • Designation: Assoc. Professor and H.O.D
  • Department: Mechanical Engineering
  • Qualification: B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D.

Dr. Anjali Sharma

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Electronics & Communication
  • Qualification: B.Tech, M. Tech, and Ph. D. 

Dr. Deepti Surya

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Mathematics
  • Qualification: B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Mathematics

Dr. Babita Chandel 

  • Designation: Assoc. Professor
  • Department: Physics
  • Qualification: B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Physics

Prof. Keshav Kishore

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Computer Science Engineering
  • Qualification: MCA, M.Tech, and pursuing a Ph.D. 

Check: AP Goyal Shimla University Faculty

About AP Goyal Shimla University

The University is established in 2012, it is a non-profit privately funded state university formed by AP Goyal Charitable Trust, approved by UGC and many other recognized boards. APG is located in the capital city of Shimla of Himachal Pradesh state. The Institute’s commitment is to foster a diverse, flexible and collaborative culture and state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure in the pristine surroundings of our campus.

AP Goyal University Top National-International Collaborations:

  • China Agricultural University
  • IOBQ, Delhi
  • University of Lodz, Poland
  • University of Maribor, School of Economics and Business Maribor, Slovenia
  • Mogilev State A. Kuleshov University, Belarus
  • Szent Istvan University (Szie), Hungary
  • UCAM (Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia), Spain
  • Whitireia New Zealand, Institute of Technology
  • Xinyu University, China

AP Goyal University FAQs

Ques: What is the seat intake capacity of M.Tech in Electrical Engineering?
The University admits 18 students in the Electrical Engineering specialization of the M.Tech program. The total seat intake capacity of M.Tech programs is 108

Ques: MBA at AP Goyal University is offered in how many specializations?
MBA - Masters in Business Administration is offered in three following specializations with 60 intake capacity per course:
MBA (HR and International Business) 
MBA (Banking and Financial Services)
MBA (Digital Marketing and E-Commerce) 

Ques: How is the term marks of technological courses are comprised? 
Term marks of B.Tech and M.Tech courses are comprised of 40% Internal and 60% External each.