List of Top Colleges in Dehradun Based on Ranking 2022-2023

Published on: 2022-04-29 07:02:54

1. Institute Of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition - [IHM], Dehradun


Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition was established in the year 2006. An Autonomous Institute setup by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India under its Grants-In-Aid Scheme public institution with affiliations to the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), IHM has fully-equipped laboratories and spacious, well-ventilated classrooms. It offers a 3-year B.Sc. Degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration at the UG level awarded by NCHMCT and short-term courses like PG Diploma in Accommodation Operations and Management and Diploma in Food Production, Food and Beverage Services, Bakery and Confectionery.

PIHM Dehradun’s vision is to impart necessary knowledge and skills to its students ensuring a successful career in their selected profession. It aims to facilitate synergized research amongst faculty, students, and industry in hospitality precincts. To develop a bonhomie between institution and industry.

Facilities provided by the Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition are the best available in the state by any institute. IHM has a spacious, state-of-the-art kitchen to provide training in different cuisines. The kitchen is specifically designed to produce food in larger quantities. It has an attached ladder room adjacent to a cold room along with a modern demo kitchen. The restaurant and mock bar are fully ventilated to impart real-world training to its students. Apart from hospitality facilities, IHM also has a well-equipped library with 25 national and international periodicals, magazines, and journals in the field of hospitality.

2. Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute Of Medical And Health Sciences, Dehradun

Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical & Health Sciences, Dehradun was established in the Memoriam of Sri Guru Ram Rai Ji Maharaj, the eldest son of the seventh Guru of the Sikhs- Sri Har Raiji. Sajjada Nashin Sri Mahant Devendra Das Ji, the successor of the highest seat of Udaseen Sect dedicated this institute in his name.

The institute is spread over a gigantic land of 30 acres. It consists of 150 seats in MBBS and 96 seats in Postgraduate(MD/MS). SGRR is a center of excellence for the education of medical and health sciences. The institution tirelessly works at providing the best quality education and staying on top of the ranks among all institutes. It has a team of learned and dedicated faculty imparting top quality knowledge and skills ensuring a successful career and future for its students. The campus is equipped with exemplary facilities including lecture theatres, modern laboratories, state-of-the-art museums, and a dissection hall to facilitate education and learning among its students, so as to enable these apprentice doctors to deal efficiently with delicate human machinery in the future.

All the departments under the institute comprise of advance computer facilities including the LAN internet system covering the entire campus. The accommodation facilities include comfortable dorm rooms and mess facilities with a healthy menu. SGGR & HS encourages students to avail themselves of facilities of the central library, sports, and participation in extracurricular activities outside the classroom for the holistic development of its students. Students are taken on field trips along with faculties to visit remote villages to promote community health and inculcate a sense of responsibility towards society

3. Law College Dehradun - [LCD], Dehradun

Established in 2002 under the aegis of Sushila Devi Centre for Professional Studies and Research, Law College Dehradun is the first independent law college in Uttarakhand. It is a constituent of Uttaranchal University. The Week ranked LCD no. 1 law college in Uttarakhand, 10 in all India private law colleges, and 21 among the top law colleges in India.

LCD has become one of the most famous legal colleges in the state. Placement constitutes the name of any university and LCD firmly believes this. This institute in collaboration with reputed legal firms provides placement assistance to the students in securing their dream jobs. In its history of 19 years, various top 50 graduates and faculties are serving as distinguished judges in various courts of India.

Other alumni are serving as lawyers in the District Courts, High Courts as well as Supreme Court of India. The college as a lex matrix and an institutional paragon provides complete legal education under a single roof which includes five year BA. LL.B. (Hons.) and BBA.LL.B. (Hons.), LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M. and Doctoral Programme in Law

Law College organizes various summits, workshops, and seminars to provide them exposure to the real world. Renowned personalities are invited to conduct lectures. Few visitors are as follows:

  1. Legal luminaries – Judges from Apex Courts in India and abroad, Professors, Subject Experts, and Senior Advocates
  2. Industrialists & Entrepreneurs – Law Firms, Corporate Entities
  3. Bureaucrats – Government officials from different departments
  4. Legislatures – Ministers, MPs, and MLAs
  5. Environmentalists

4. Greenway Institute Of Management Studies - [GIMS], Dehradun

Greenway Institute of Management Studies was established in 2011 to impart high-quality management education and become an exemplary example of excellence in the state and country. Affiliated with the Uttarakhand Technical University, the institute provides undergraduate courses in the Department of Management.

GIMS aims to provide value and skills-based management education through training and research to its students ensuring a successful future. The institute believes in providing integrated education along with industry-based academic partnerships and learning to develop future business leaders of this world. The institute stands strong on maintaining an environment for the holistic development of its students to make them ready for the real world.

GIMS has a healthy faculty ratio which is one of its distinct features. The faculty is highly educated and experienced in their field imparting excellent education to the students of the institution. Apart from that, GIMS encourages students to participate in activities outside the classroom to experience all academic and non-academic activities of the institute.

5. IMS Unison University Dehradun

IMS Unison University, formerly known as the Institute of Management Studies, is a private university located in the capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun. It offers various courses at undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctorate levels in the field of management, mass communication, law, hospitality management, and liberal arts. IMS Unison University is recognized by the University Grants Commission. School of Law is approved by the Bar Council of India.

IMS School of law was ranked the no. 1 law college in Uttarakhand by India Today 2019 and among the top 24 law colleges in India by India Today 2020. IMS Unison believes in providing the highest quality education by adopting best practices in the education industry that will equip the students to become independent, confident, and great future leaders. Its motto is ‘Nurturing Knowledge. Empowering Minds’. The campus is surrounded by the beautiful Shivalik range of mountains. The red-brick buildings on the campus are beautifully designed included with state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities, and laid back atmosphere offers the perfect ambiance for the students in their pursuit of higher education. Some of the facilities provided by IMS Union are as follows:

  1. Theatre-styled classrooms are fitted with audio-visual aids to induce confidence among students and prepare them for corporate life. The classrooms have numerous high technology tools installed, LCD Projectors, Wireless systems, and Multimedia Kits, ensuring excellent performance academically and professionally
  2. Language Laboratory is filled with lab software ‘WORDS WORTH’. It helps students in improving their English pronunciation, paralanguage, and diction.
  3. Computer Laboratories have over 600 systems, Hewlett Packard Computers, Led monitors, and state-of-the-art wifi systems.
  4. IMS boasts seminar halls with a seating capacity of 700 in total. The halls are equipped with computers and LCD Projectors for high-quality audio and visual effects. These are used for conducting various events and activities for the college
  5. The institute has four well-equipped Conference Halls used for conferences and meetings.
  6. E-Enabled Library with an automated interface, allowing students and teachers to locate information using a computerized search facility. It has over 36,931 volumes and 9,175 titles in Management, Hospitality, Mass Communication, Law, and Liberal Arts. The Library is an active member of DELNET and NDLI
  7. ITS & BYTES Cafeteria is another jewel in the crown of IMS. It is centrally air conditioned. Hygiene and flavor are of utmost importance in the preparations of food served.
  8. Well-equipped infirmary to aid any medical needs of the students including a 24-hour ambulance for a medical emergency.

6. Graphic Era University, School Of Engineering And Technology - [GEU]

Graphic Era Hill University was established to transform higher education in the valley of Dehradun. In 1996, Prof (Dr) Kamal Ghanshala with the vision to provide high quality and holistic education to the students laid the foundation of Graphic Era Hill University. It was established on 28 April 2011 by an act of the Uttarakhand State under the aegis of Graphic Era Educational Society (GEES), which was set up in 1996 as a non-profit organization. Situated in the verdant and serene land of Dehradun, the campus is located in the cantonment area, along the Rajaji National Park against the panoramic view of Shivalik Hills. GEHU offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses in agriculture. Graphic Era was also listed among the top 100 universities category in NIRF 2020, securing 97 ranks all over India.

7. Doon Business School


According to India today’s survey, Doon Business School was ranked 27 among the top colleges in the state. Doon Business School also referred to as DBS, was founded in 2007. It is a private institute, approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and University Grants Commission (UGC). DBS has its affiliation with Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun. The college offers various undergraduate and post-graduate courses in the field of mass communication. It offers MA in mass communication and BA(Hons.) in Journalism and Mass communication. Doon Business School is equipped with state-of-the-art educational and training facilities supervised and coordinated by highly trained coordinators. Doon Business School is now considered one of the top-tier management colleges in Northern India. DBS believes in not only creating erudite but also sensational global leaders for a better future for the world. The curriculum of the institute is specially designed to cater to its mission and vision. It provides combined knowledge through a blend of technological as well as managerial skills. Equipped with cutting-edge technology and exceptional faculty, Doon Business School is slowly making its way towards becoming the leading institute in the country.

8. IBS Dehradun

ICFAI Business School was founded in 2004 under the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University (ICFAI) which is a private institution. ICFAI University is affiliated with the University Grants Commission (UGC). Located in Selaqui, Dehradun, ICFAI covers 25 acres of lush green land with 2.3 lakhs sq. ft. of built-up area. The institute has seminar halls, workshops, libraries, laboratories, faculty rooms, a computer center, and recreational facilities. ICFAI Business School (IBS) is known for the development, and association necessary for the holistic growth of the students. With the aim to imbibe confidence, immense knowledge, and skills, ICFAI has been providing high-quality education for years. Apart from academics, ICFAI inspires students to not just be erudite but also a valuable asset to this world.

9. UPES Dehradun

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies was acquired by the US-based Laureate International Universities network in 2013. Later in 2019, the institution collaborated with Global University Systems (GUS) academically by signing an MoU for education, training, and research cooperation. The university’s motto, University with Purpose’ rightly describes its vision.

The curriculum is designed to facilitate creative and collaborative learning in its students with holistic experience and a multi-disciplinary approach. Petroleum has a placement rate of 94%, 2500 students and 560 recruits came for placement drives in 2019-2020. The alumni are referred to as ‘upesites’. Top recruiting companies are Shell, ONGC, Halliburton, Infosys, Reliance, Adani, Airtel, and Jio. UPES has been awarded many accolades for its outstanding facilities and placements. QS ratings provided 5-stars on placements, academic development program strength, and an overall rating of 4-stars for excellent teaching. The university has eight schools and offers graduate and postgraduate programs in various fields. The eights schools are as follows:

  1. School of Engineering
  2. School of Computer Science
  3. School of Design
  4. School of Law
  5. School of Business
  6. School of Health Sciences
  7. School of Modern Media

School of Liberal Studies UPES was awarded the University of the Year in North India by ASSOCHAM. The School of Law, UPES, was established in 2007. It became the first Indian university that collaborated with the ULAW in the United Kingdom. The university has a School of Modern Media for providing quality education in the field of mass communication. All the schools of UPES are regarded as the leading institutions in the state.

10. Dolphin PG Institute Of Biomedical & Natural Sciences,

Dehradun Dolphin Institute of Biomedical and Natural Sciences was established in 2006. It is a private university approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) and accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It is affiliated with the H.N.B. Garhwal Central University, Srinagar. Dolphin Institute is located on the outskirts of Dehradun, surrounded by thick forest and natural flora and fauna. The institute aims at providing high-quality intellectual education. It has spacious libraries filled with 5000+ books, well-equipped laboratories, and wellfurnished classrooms. It offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs in the field of agriculture.

11. Forest Research Institute (FRI)

The Forest Research Institute is an institute of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education. It is a premier institution in the field of forestry research in India. It is located at Dehradun in Uttarakhand and is among the oldest institutions of its kind. In 1991, it was declared a deemed university by the University Grants Commission. The Forest Research Institute aims to impart knowledge about forestry and the environment. Therefore, it works on research and advancement and dispersion of knowledge through its curriculum. The disciplines pursued in the Institute are as follows: ▪ Silviculture ▪ Resource Survey and Management ▪ Social forestry ▪ Minor forest produce ▪ Ecology and conversation ▪ Genetics and tree propagation ▪ Forest protection ▪ Forest Botany ▪ Forest products ▪ Forest Operations

12. Doon University

Doon University is a public university set up by the state government of Uttarakhand. A unitary and residential university located on the outskirt of the city, it has a scenic campus with a state-of-art infrastructure, stunning architecture, and a soothing environment. The university offers programs under the following:

  1. School of Environment and Natural Resources SENR was established in the year 2009. The curriculum is structured with a multidisciplinary approach and focuses on advanced training in the field of Environmental Science and Technology. The main aim of SENR is research and innovation. The school has been awarded an innovative program scheme in the form of M.Tech. (Environmental Technology) by UGC in the year 2013.
  2. School of Media and Communication Studies The academic program focuses on the study of the ever-expanding field of communication and mass media and training students for emerging professional opportunities in this field. The school offers courses in the field of Journalism, Public Relations, Graphics & Animation, Radio and Television, Photography, Development Communication, Media Studies, Multimedia, Advertising, Media management, and research.
  3. School of Languages Since the inception of the School of Languages in 2010, it has been offering five-year integrated programs in various foreign languages, namely French, Chinese, Japanese, German, and Spanish. It has become a trendsetter and attracts students from all across the country.
  4. School of Social Sciences Doon University aims to become a center of higher education with innovative methods of learning. It offers a Master's degree program in Economics and a Five-Year Integrated M.Sc course in Economics with an opt-out option after completion of three years with a BA (Honours) degree.
  5. School of Management The School of Management offers a B.Com (Honours), Integrated MBA (BBA/MBA- 5 Years), MBA Full Time (2 Years), Ph.D. in Management Executive, and Master of Business Administration (2 years).
  6. School of Technology
  7. School of Physical Sciences The School of Physical Sciences was established in 2015 with the aim of generation and dissemination of knowledge and building capacities of human resources in the field of natural and applied sciences. The school consists of four departments: - Department of Physics - Department of Chemistry - Department of Mathematics - Department of Computer Science
  8. School of Design The School of Design was introduced in the academic year 2015-2016. It offers Bachelor in Design, making National-level professional design education available at an affordable cost. It is well-equipped with a spacious studio and custom-designed furniture. SOD also includes a drawing studio for live sketching classes and a material and tool workshop providing students with the opportunity to work with their hands.

13. Swami Rama Himalayan University

Swami Rama Himalayan University was established in 2012 and was named after the revered Indian yogi Swami Rama. It is located in close vicinity of Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The university’s motto is "योगः कर्मसुकौशलम्” which means ‘Excellence in Action is Yoga’.

SRHU is a private university with affiliations to the University Grants Commission (UGC), Medical Council of India (MCI), and Indian Nursing Council. The university has four schools that offer various programs in different fields. They are listed below:

  1. Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS) MBBS and postgraduate courses are MD in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Community Medicine, General Medicine, Pediatrics, Skin (Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy), Radio-Diagnosis, Anesthesiology, Pulmonary Medicine, and Radiotherapy
  2. Himalayan College of Nursing (HCN) Basic B.Sc. Nursing and Post-Basic B.Sc. Nursing
  3. Himalayan School of Science & Technology (HSST) Bachelor of Computer Applications, Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering
  4. Himalayan School of Management Studies. MBA, B.Com Honours, and BBA programs

14. Himgiri Zee University

(HZU), Dehradun Based on the motto `Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ translated as ‘World as Family’ in English, Himgiri Zee University has been established under Act No. 17 of 2003 of the State Legislative Assembly, Government of Uttaranchal.

The university campus is meticulously planned with excellent infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities such as well-furnished classes, a fully stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, and a clean cafeteria. The vision of Himgiri ZEE University is to become a world-class University and impart higher education through conventional as well as through other modes of learning in order to make them future-ready.

The Department of Legal Studies provides an exhilarating, yet challenging environment for studying Law. The faculty at Himgiri Zee University is highly-experienced in legal matters. HZU also organizes regular visits to district courts for real-life experiences and classes are also engaged by visiting experts. Some of the courses offered by the department of legal studies are as follows:

  1. Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Legislative Law- an undergraduate Administrative Law professional degree course
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Legislative Law Honours- an undergraduate Administrative Law professional integrated course
  3. Bachelor of Legislative Law- an undergraduate Law course
  4. Master of Legislative Law-postgraduate Law course Entrance examinations are conducted for admissions to all courses.

15. Dev Bhoomi Group Of Institutions, Dehradun

Established in the year 2005, Dev Bhoomi Group of Institutions is a non-profit, independent institution located in the land of gods, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. DBGI is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The institute provides a perfect blend of theoretical and practical knowledge to achieve academic excellence.

The group provides various UG, PG, and Diploma level courses in numerous disciplines and its specializations under the following institutions:

  1. Dev Bhoomi Institute of Technology (DBIT)
  2. Dev Bhoomi Institute of Management Studies (DBIMS)
  3. Dev Bhoomi Institute of Pharmacy & Research(DBIPR)
  4. Dev Bhoomi Institute of Architecture (DBSA)
  5. Dev Bhoomi Medical College of Ayurveda & Hospital (DBMCAH)
  6. Dev Bhoomi Institute of Polytechnic (DBIP)

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