Setup in 1988-89, the Department of Computer Science, Himachal Pradesh University is one of the most reputed and prolific departments in the University today. It aims at the development of technical skills of the students, thus producing highly qualified computer professionals. The Department boasts of efficient faculty, proper infrastructure and a high-tech laboratory. Proper training facilities and industrial tours are also arranged which contribute to moulding the students' career..
The Himachal Pradesh University was founded on July 22, 1970. It is located at Summer Hill, Shimla. The The location of the University presents a panoramic natural view among the woods, settled around Summer Hill. The camps where one half bathes in the fresh sun towards the east and another half in the grandeur of unique sunset on the West. Overlooking snow peaked majestic mountain ranges add to the lofty ideals and vision of the university. Its salubrious climate and calmness presents congenial atmosphere to pursue higher studies.
Department have two fully equipped Computer Labs. We uses latest software in the IT industry. Department also have its own lecture rooms and all the clases have Over Head Projectors. We insist on using the latest teaching aid. Students are taught to user these are request to made Seminars and Presentations. Also they are given small project to complete under the supervision of faculty.
The University Library is housed in its won multistoreyed building.The Library building has adequate space to accommodate more than 450 readers in reading halls and about 100 Research Scholars in Cubicles on Different floors.The Library had a total collection of 1,82,738 books including bound volumes of periodcals upto 31-03-2001 (Excluding unbound periodicals and pamphlet literature). The number of current periodicals on the subscription list of the Library is 308 costing about 17,50,000/ during the year ie 2001-2002.