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Alakh Prakash Goyal Shimla University

Alakh Prakash Goyal, Shimla University also known to be as APG Shimla University was established in 2012 by AP Goyal Charitable Trust under establishment & regulation act. 2012. APG Shimla University is a UGC approved private university. The University has its beautiful campus situated in the outskirts of Shimla city, on a hilltop. The peaceful and lush green surroundings away from crowded cities give an amazing learning environment to its students. APG Shimla University caters not only but eight different schools such as School of Advance Computing, School of Engineering & Technology, School of Legal Studies & Research, School of Sciences, School of Design, School of Management, School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, School of Architecture & Planning, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, and last one is School of Art & Humanities

The University has been recognized as Asia’s Greatest Brand and Most Promising University for the year 2017 and 2019 respectively. Campus is spread across 26 acres in the foothills of Himalayas, covering 2 lakh Sq. Ft. of constructed area which divided into four main buildings such as college buildings, administration block, residential and sports complexes.

AP Goyal Shimla University Highlights

Established | Type of College 2012 | Private University
Also Known As APGSU | APG Shimla University
City Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Official Website www.agu.edu.in
Approvals UGC, BCI, COA and Government of Himachal Pradesh
Mode of Application  Online & Offline Mode
Popular Course Diploma, UG, PG and Doctoral
Basic Admission Criteria Merit & Entrance Exams (Both at University & National Level)
Placement Statistics Overall 94% track record every year, 2,200+ students placed in 2018-2019 with 560+ recruiters
Accommodation Facility Hoste Available
Type of College Private University
Scholarship  Yes
Name of Entrance Exam University Level - APG Entrance Test
National Level - CAT / MAT / XAT / CMAT / NET 

Awards and Rankings

  • Recognized as Asia’s Greatest Brands and Leaders in the year 2019
  • Acknowledged as Most Promising University by Merit Awards & Merit Research in 2017
  • Recipient of Quality Education in Private University Award by Global Quality in 2015
  • Awarded in the Innovation & Excellence in Education category  among private universities by BERG Awards, Singapore in 2014
  • Achieved Best University of the Year Award in 2014 by CONCERN 2014
  • Successfully received Best Private University in Hills in 2014 by Assocham

 

AP Goyal Shimla University Courses Offered and Fees Structure

APG Shimla University is an active member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU). University offers Diploma, UG, PG and Doctoral programs in the field of Engineering, Architecture, Arts, Journalism & Mass Communication such as B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Tech, MJMC, and so on.

APG Shimla University focuses on delivering international level of education. Students from various countries like Thailand, Korea, Africa, Sri Lanka and many more take admission in this university for higher education.  

Students those who want to take admission in APG Shimla University can take fair idea from below table about fee structure of some major courses offered by the university.

Undergraduate Course

Courses 

Course Duration

Course Type

Fees / Year

B.Tech -Advance Computing

4 Years

Full Time

1,50,000

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

5 Years

Full Time

1,20,000

Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.)

3 Years

Full Time

62,000

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

3 Years

Full Time

70,000

B.Des – Communication Design

4 Years 

Full Time

80,000

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

4 Years

Full Time 

1,41,750

Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) 

4 Years

Full Time 

36,000

Bachelor of Arts- Journalism & Mass Communication (BAJMC)

3 Years

Full Time 

75,000

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

3 Years

Full Time 

70,000

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

3 Years

Full Time 

70,000

 

Postgraduate

Courses 

Course Duration

Course Type

Fees / Year

Masters of Computer Applications (MCA)

3 Years

Full Time 

80,000

Master of Technology (M.Tech)

2 Years

Full Time 

1,20,000

Master of Hotel Management (MHM)

2 Years

Full Time 

80,000

Master of Arts- Journalism & Mass Communication (MAJMC)

2 Years

Full Time 

75,000

Master of Law

2 Years

Full Time 

1,00,000

Master of Business Administration (MBA) 

2 Years 

Full Time 

60,000

 

Diploma

Courses 

Course Duration

Course Type

Fees / Year

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

3 Years

Full Time 

80,000

 

 

AP Goyal Shimla University Admission Process

Candidates who are interested in taking admission in APG Shimla University have to apply either through online mode or offline mode. Students can refer to the below mentioned steps by step guide for applying to their desire course 

AP Goyal Shimla University Application Process 2020 (Step by step)

The application form for all the courses offered by APGSU (APG Shimla University) can be filled online as well as offline as preferred by the candidate. Below are the steps that students can follow for the processes

How to Apply Online for AP Goyal Shimla University?

Students is required to follow the following steps to apply online -

Step 1: Visit official website of university i.e. https://agu.edu.in/ 

Step 2: Click on “Apply Now” button, showing at the right side of the homepage

Step 3: Create a login ID and password by entering the required details and click on submit button

Step 4: After form submission, you will receive an email from APGSU to verify your email address & to create an account on official website

Step 5: Now, login to the website and enter the academic, personal, work experience details to the application form along with necessary documents such as mark sheets, passport size photograph, signature and so on

Step 6: Pay the application fee of INR 2100/- online through debit or credit card or via net banking. 

Step 7: Print the application form and acknowledgement slip for future reference.

How to Apply Offline for AP Goyal Shimla University?

A candidate is required to follow the following steps to apply offline -

Step 1: Candidate is required to download the application form from the official website  

Step 2: Fill in the application form and submit it in person at campus along with necessary documents 

Step 3: The application fee of INR 1000/- for offline application form needs to be submitted at the campus through DD to be made in favour of AP Goyal Shimla University.

Step 4: Keep the acknowledgement receipt for future correspondence. 

Document Required

Following documents are required for admission -

  • Scanned passport size photo of the candidate in JPG or JPEG format
  • Scanned copies of marksheet and certificate of 10th, 12th and graduation. 
  • A valid e-mail ID and mobile number
  • Entrance Exam score card

 

AP Goyal Shimla University Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates before applying to any course in APG Shimla University, should check and fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements as per their chosen program 
  • Candidates applying for admission to undergraduate programs should have obtained minimum 50 % of marks in higher secondary school certificate from any recognized institute 
  • For admission to a postgraduate Program at APGSU, the equivalence for the Undergraduate Degree earned by the candidate from any recognized board or should have achieved valid score in required entrance exam
  • Taking admission to a Doctoral Program at APGSU, the equivalence for the Postgraduate Degree earned by the candidate from any recognized board or should have achieved valid score in required entrance exam


AP Goyal Shimla University Selection Criteria

  • Admission to any course will be granted on the basis of the merit in their past academic records or entrance exam which is conducted by APGSU or any National Level authority
  • In the below table students can check the valid entrance exam for their desired course.

Course

Entrance Exam

B.Tech.

JEE Main

B.Arch.

NATA

M.Tech

GATE

Ph.D.

UGC NET

MBA

CAT / MAT / XAT / CMAT

Other Courses like BCA, B.Sc., BBA and so on 

Is on the basis of their scores in past academic records 

Note: Minimum percentage required in Entrance Exam varies from course to course. 

 

AP Goyal Shimla University Placements

APG Shimla University is recognized for its placement record that it has set from last so many years. Institute targets to achieve 100% placements from top recruiters of diverse industries. APGSU Placement cell is actively involved in academic publication, and organisation of conferences and workshops to ensure maximum opportunities for their students. At APGSU (APG Shimla University) students got numerous platforms to showcase their talents and become a smart and confident professional.

Some of the top recruiters who visit the APG Shimla University for placements are 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.

Placement Packages

Highest salary offered

INR 15 LPA

Average salary offered

INR  5- 6 LPA 

AP Goyal Shimla University Scholarship

APG Shimla University offers scholarships and these scholarships are given to the students with excellent academic records, strong leadership qualities and lastly high achievements in sports both at state & national level. 

Merit Cum Means Scholarship

Students need to secure 90% marks (Science) or 80% marks (Arts / Commerce) in higher secondary education from recognized boards like CBSE, ISC and State Board, along with a minimum 80% score in APGSU Scholastic Test / Aptitude Test. The value or percentage of scholarship will be decided after checking the annual income of parents. Below you can the check table to know your slab

Annual Income

Scholarship Percentage 

4 Lakhs – 6 Lakhs 

75% of Tuition Fees 

6 Lakhs – 8 Lakhs 

50% Tuition Fees

8 Lakhs – 10 Lakhs 

25% Tuition Fees

Scholarship application form should be support with all the necessary certificates
Document needed showing the income of parents / Family member / Guardian along with last 6 months bank statements 

Note: Scholarship only cover tuition fees, no other expenses like mess, hostel, books and so on are included in the scholarship

HP / Other State’s Government Scholarship 

Particulars

Scholarship (Tuition Fees)

Wards of Employee

50%

Girl Student of HP

100%

Girl Student of other States

50%

Single Girl Child

100%

Single Parent Child

50%

Differently abled Child

100%

Student whose Brother/ Sister is already studying in APG Shimla University

50%

Son/ Daughter of Ex-Army/ Army/ Martyrs/War Widow’s

100%

International/ National /State level player in any sport

100%/ 100%/50%

APGSU pass out student seeking admission in other level

50%

International Girl student

50%

 

AP Goyal Shimla University Facilities

All the candidates who want to take admission in AP GSU will be happy to know that APGSU has a very multicultural environment in the campus, as it caters students from various countries and parts of India. APSU provides safe and well-maintained modern facilities entailing spacious lecture halls, tutorials rooms, drawing halls, laboratories, computer centre, library, canteen, hostel and sports complex. All the students of APGSU are bestowed with a beautiful and peaceful campus in the foothills of Himalayas. University is well-equipped with latest modern facilities listed below:

  • Student Housing - Hostel Facility (Both Boys & Girls)
  • Food Courts with multi-cuisine menu
  • Medical facility available along with free medicines provided to any sick student
  • Mineral water (RO service)
  • 24 hrs. internet connectivity in the rooms through WI-FI
  • Electrician and Plumber for immediate solution
  • Tight security arrangements to ensure a pleasant stay thereby enabling students to focus on academics.
  • Sports Facility – Outdoor and Indoor Games
  • Transportation Facility
  • ATM Counters & Departmental Stores


AP Goyal Shimla University Hostel Fees

APG Shimla University provides both boys and girls separate hostels in the college campus. Below is the table which shows the per year charges of hostel with basic amenities, Food and Laundry. 

Girls / Boys

Type

Sharing 

Hostel Fees / Year

Laundry Charges / Year

Girls

Attached Washroom

4 Girls

80,000

4,000

Common Washroom

4/3 Girls

70,000

4,000

Attached Washroom

2 Girls

90,000

4,000

Dormitory

-

60,000

4,000

Boys

Attached Washroom

4 Boys

80,000

4,000

Common Washroom

4/3 Boys

70,000

4,000

Attached Washroom

2 Boys

90,000

4,000

Common Washroom

2 Boys

80,000

4,000

 

Frequently Asked Question 

Ques. Is APGSU in UGC approved?
Ans.
Yes, APG Shimla University is am UGC, BCI, COA and Government of Himachal Pradesh approved private university and has been established in 2012

Ques. Does APG Shimla University offer placement to their students?
Ans.
Yes, the university offers great placement opportunities to their students. Placement cell conducts various placement workshops and seminars for all undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and doctoral courses students

Ques. What was the Average package offered by the companies?
Ans.
The average salary package offered by the companies till date is INR 5 to 6 LPA

Ques. How many and what all specialization APG Shimla University offers to their MBA students?
Ans.
APG Shimla University offers three specializations to their MBA students that are listed below:

  • International Business
  • Banking & Finance Services
  • Digital Marketing & E-commerce

Ques. Who all are the top recruiters that visited the campus at the time of placement?
Ans.
The top companies included 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

Ques. How many application modes are there to fill application forms for taking admission in APG Shimla University?
Ans.
APG Shimla University provide both Online & Offline mode for filling application form 

Ques. Does APG Shimla University provide scholarships to their students?
Ans.
Yes, APG Shimla University provides scholarships to their students both on merit and sports achievement basis. Above in this article you can check the information in detail. 

 

College Details

Email ID

[email protected] / [email protected]

Website

https://agu.edu.in/

Address

Shoghi-Mehli Bypass Road Shimla, (Himachal Pradesh) India.

Facilities
  • Comp Labs
  • Sports
  • Gym
  • Medical
  • Cafeteria
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Classrooms
  • Security
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