Accreditations & Approvals

What is the eligibility criteria for admission to Shoolini University?

Most courses at Shoolini University follow eligibility according to HP-PERC. For Undergraduate Programs, we accept 55% marks, plus interview. For professional programs, we accept the results of a relevant national entrance test, while for Postgraduate Programs, we require 60% marks plus interview. However, eligibility for specific programs must be checked on their respective pages.

Shoolini University was established by an Act of the Government of Himachal Pradesh in 2009 and is recognised and approved by the University Grants Commission (F No. 8-1/2010(CCP)-1/PU), dated 7.2.2011).

Shoolini University has received accreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which is an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
The University is accredited with NAAC B++ grade.

Shoolini University is a full-fledged State Private University set up under the HP Private Universities Act.

Any University which is approved by UGC does not require the approval of AICTE for their technical courses as stated by the honourable Supreme Court. Our Pharmacy courses are approved by PCI and our law programs are approved by the BCI.

Admissions Procedure

Entrance examinations will be required based on the course you are applying for. Some courses have exams, others have interviews, and some have regulatory requirements. Which course are you joining? Find your choice of course here .

A Shoolini Entrance exam is usually of 45 minutes duration. It is a multiple-choice question-based exam, which is taken online.

Our Application Fee is Rs 1,750 for domestic students and USD 50 for International students. Reach out to the Shoolini University’s Accounts Helpline 01792-352002 for fee-related queries.

The Semester Fee for Shoolini University depends on the course you take. You will find that on the specific course page.

For the convenience of students, the fee is paid in two instalments per year.

Shoolini’s entire application process is online. Once you register, we provide a registration number that stays with you throughout the duration of the admission process as well as once you join.
It is a seamless process, and you can apply online here.

Once you register on the form, you will be assigned to a counsellor. You can easily reach out to them for help with filling up the form. Alternatively, you can call our admission helpline: 7018007000

Each student who registers through our application form can easily access the status of their application by logging in with the credentials provided. Alternatively, you can call our admission helpline: 7018007000

Yes, most of our courses tend to stay in demand and have a waiting list. Hence, we encourage students to apply on time to find a seat in the course of their choice.

Students have to file past education records, proof of birth and other identification details at the time of registration.

Yes, Shoolini University offers several scholarships to deserving students. You may check out our list of available scholarships while filling out the form online. The value of the scholarship ranges from 10%-100% of the tuition fee waiver on a case-to-case basis. However, applications for scholarships are high; hence the final decision rests with the Scholarship Committee.

Student Opportunities

Shoolini University has developed strong academic bonds with more than 250+ higher institutions of learning in 28+ countries. Through such collaborations, our professors and students can get a better educational experience and a more global outlook.

Yes. We have functional MoUs with several institutions and industries in India and abroad. Together, we engage in student and faculty exchange for internships, on-the-job training, project work, and collaborative research.

Yes. The University has a well-established Placement Cell which looks after all activities related to internships, career development, training and final placement of students. Our ‘Mission 130’ aims at 100% placements with 30% exceptional opportunities.

Shoolini University is the No.1 Private University in India (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023) and the No.1 Research University (QS Asia University Rankings 2023). In NIRF 2022, we are ranked No.96 among all universities, No.36 in Pharmacy, No.125 in Engineering and 102-125 in Management among all Universities & Institutes. We are NAAC accredited (top 15% in India).

Since its inception in 2009, Shoolini University has received several global ranks, including No.9th in Asia for Citations (QS Ranking), Diamond Rating for Engineering (QS Ranking), Outstanding Student Support (THE Asia Awards, 2020), and SCIMAGO Institutions Rankings 2022 -- 514th in world and 35th in India. Shoolini is a Top 200 Global University (THE Impact World University Rankings 2022).


By road, we are located 1.5 hours from Chandigarh and 1.5 hours from Shimla. The campus is situated in Kasauli Hills, Solan, Himachal Pradesh.

Shoolini University sprawls across 25 acres of land. It has 1 million sq. ft. constructed area.

Yes, Shoolini hostels are run by the international student housing company, Good Host Spaces. Every year, 3000-odd students stay on campus. There are separate hostels for boys and girls.

Yes, the campus has an extensive WiFi network with state-of-the-art technology backbone.

Shoolini has 104+ labs and nine Centres of Excellence.

Shoolini University has a well-equipped Medical Centre with support services like an ambulance and caretakers for routine care and 24x7 emergencies. We also have a tie-up with neighbouring MM Medical College & Hospital for critical cases.

Campus Life

Yes, you can join the National Cadet Corps (NCC) at Shoolini University and gear up to study the art of defence.
A number of extension and outreach programs have been conducted by the institution through NSS/NCC/Red Cross/YRC, etc.
(including Government-initiated programs such as Swachh Bharat, Aids Awareness, Gender Issue, etc., along with those organised in collaboration with the industry, community and NGOs).

Yes, a range of activities are organised by the talented students of our clubs throughout the year. These Clubs are: Music Club: Raagrang, Theatre Club: Dramebaaz, Entrepreneurship Club: Samarthya, Painting Club: Satrangi Strokes, Photography Club: Shutterbug, Dance Club: Saksham, Adventure Club: Hiking and Trekking Club, Cooking Club: Baawle Bawarchi, and more.

Shoolini University is committed to providing a culture of ragging-free campus environment and acting decisively against gender-based violence against women employees and students. To ensure quick redressal of complaints and curb the menace of ragging, committees are in place with stakeholders as members. These committees ensure timely action is taken for the redressal of all complaints. The Anti-Ragging Committee makes students aware of the adverse effects of ragging and deals strictly with all such occurrences.

No, Shoolini students don’t have to wear a uniform. Students can dress up as they like. The only exceptions are students of Hotel Management and MBA courses, who are required to dress up formally. That is primarily because we want them to be job-ready when they graduate. Dressing up for the role is an integral part of the training.

Our modern hostels are run by an American MNC called Good Host Spaces. There are separate student residences for boys and girls for safety and security. You need to apply well in time to join the hostel because they are quickly occupied.

WiFi, Hangout Zones, Common Rooms and Study Areas, Recreational areas with TV Room, Table Tennis, Chess, Carrom, etc. There is also a 200-seater Cineplex, caretakers for routine care/emergencies 24x7, Medical Centre with support services like ambulance, unisex salon, vending machines for snacks and refreshments (24x7) & laundry services.

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