AP Goyal Shimla University, Shimla  Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

 ESTD 2012
 Private University
  BCI, NCHMCT, COA Approved

AP Goyal Shimla University , Shimla

CollegeSearch Team

Alakh Prakash Goyal Shimla University has been granted as Asia's Greatest Brand and the Most Promising University in the year 2019 and 2017 individually. It offers different undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields such as Engineering, Architecture, Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication. The courses offered by the university primarily include B. Tech, B. Arch, M. Tech, MJMC, Ph.D., and so on. Admission to the programs offered by APG Shimla University depends on merit in candidates' past academics and a few entrance examinations conducted at the national and state level. The University also conducts its own entrance examination for some of the programs.

Highlights of APG Shimla University

More About Ap Goyal Shimla University


AP Goyal Shimla University

Registration Mode


Official Website


Application Mode


Entrance Examinations Accepted

APG Entrance Test


Total Intake


Approved by

University Grants Commission

Bar Council of India

Association of Indian Universities

Council of Architecture

Government of Himachal Pradesh

APG Shimla University Awards and Recognitions

  • Granted as Asia's most prominent brands and pioneers by Asia one in the year 2019
  • Progressive Himachal by News18 in the year 2018
  • Most Promising University granted by Merit Awards and Merit Research in 2017.
  • Quality Education in Private University by Global Quality Awards in the year 2015.
  • Innovation and Excellence in Education in the classification of 'Private University' by BERG Awards (Singapore) in the year 2014.
  • Best University of the year (H.P) in 2014 by CONCERN 2014.
  • Best Private University in Hills in 2014 by Assocham.

APG Shimla University Courses

There are various programs that the university offers. APG Shimla University Courses primarily include programs offered at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. These programs are offered under several specializations thus providing students with a pool of options to choose from. Candidates seeking admission to any of the programs must ensure that they stand eligible for admission to their desired programs. The eligibility criteria have been defined by the university on its official website. Students must visit the official website to check the eligibility criteria for different programs and apply accordingly.

The university offers B. Tech, B. Arch, B. Com (Hons.), BCA, B. Sc, B. Design, BHM, BBA, and BAJMC programs at the undergraduate level, and MCA, M. Tech, MHM, MAJMC, MBA, and LLM programs the postgraduate level. The university also offers programs at the doctorate level. The basic minimum educational qualification required for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs is given below:

  • Candidates seeking admission to the undergraduate programs must have passed senior secondary school in the relevant field from a recognized board.
  • For admission to the postgraduate programs, candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in the relevant field from a recognized university.

APG Shimla University Admission

Candidates seeking admission to the programs offered by APG Shimla University must register themselves by visiting the official website of the university. APG Shimla University Admission 2020 procedure is conducted through both online and offline modes. Candidates can choose either of the two based on their convenience. Below mentioned are the steps they must follow in order to register online:

  • Visit the official website of APG Shimla University i.e. agu.edu.in.
  • Navigate to and click on ‘Apply for 2020 Admissions' link available on the webpage.
  • Enter your personal details such as your name, phone number, email id, and the other details.
  • Once the registration form is filled, candidates will receive a verification link on their registered email id and phone number.
  • Candidates must click on the link sent to them which will, in turn, open the window to fill the application form.
  • Fill the application form with correct details and upload all the required documents such as scanned copy of marksheets, passport sized photographs, and signature.
  • Submit the duly filled application form and process the payment of INR 2100 as application fee.

Offline Application Procedure

Candidates seeking admission through offline mode of application must visit the official website of the university. It will redirect them to the ‘Admission' page. Students can download Application Form 2020 from the link given there.

Fill the downloaded application form using a blue or black inked ball pen. Do not forget to attach the scanned documents while filling the application form. Process the payment of INR 1000 as application fee in the form of Demand Draft. The demand draft must be drawn in favor of AP Goyal Shimla University.

Note* Candidates are advised to keep a copy of their duly filled application form and the receipt of the payment of application fee for future reference.

APG Shimla University Selection Procedure

  • The selection procedure is basically carried out depending on candidates' performance. Candidates seeking admission are shortlisted based in their performance in the past academics or qualifying entrance examinations conducted at the national or state level.
  • There are some courses admission to which is done based on candidates' performance in the entrance examinations conducted at the national level. candidates seeking admission would be required to register on the respective exam's official website.
  • Candidates seeking admission to the other programs namely BCA, B. Sc, BBA, B. Design, LLM, M. Sc, and MCA will be shortlisted based on their marks in the past qualifying examinations.

Note* Candidates seeking admission to Ph. D. and MBA programs must also appear and qualify personal interview round conducted by the university.

Below mentioned is the list of programs offered by the university and the entrance examinations that candidates would be required to qualify:


Entrance Examination

B. Tech

JEE Main

B. Arch


M. Tech


Ph. D.







APG Shimla University Placements

For APG Shimla University Placement, the university has a Training and Placement cell that is completely devoted to offering plenty of opportunities for students. The basic objective of the cell is to maintain good relations with the recruiting companies of the corporate sector to provide students with a platform where pool placements could be conducted.

  • Some of the major recruiting companies of the university include Airtel, Bajaj Auto, Blue Star, Tommy Hilfiger, Bacardi, HDFC Bank, Aditya Birla Group, ACC, Bajaj Capital, Bandhan Bank, Deloitte, Capgemini, etc.

APG Shimla University Scholarship

APG Shimla University offers scholarships to meritorious students and academic excellence. Below mentioned are the scholarships offered by the university:

Annual Income of Parents

Scholarship (percentage of tuition fee waiver)





INR 8-10 LPA


HP/ State Government Scholarships


Scholarship (percentage of tuition fee waiver)

Wards of employee


Girl student of HP


Single girl child


Son/ Daughter of Ex-Army/Army/ Martyrs/ War Widows


AGU pass out student seeking admission


Rate Your College
The more you express, greater is the extent to which you can help other aspiring students.
Your Experience is extremely valuable.

Register Now

Enter a 10 digit mobile number

Need Guidance?

Connect with a college counsellor for personalised Advice!