Himalayan Garhwal University is a Private university located in Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand, India. Himalayan Garhwal University (HGU) is established and incorporated by Government of Uttarakhand Act No. 33 of 2016. Vide Notification no. XXXVI (3)/2016/48(1)/2016) of Uttarakhand Shashan (Vidhayee & Sansdiya Karyavibhag) and under Section 2(f) of the University Grant Commission (UGC) Act, 1956. Himalayan Garhwal University is situated close to Garhwal ranges of Shivalik hills.