About Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is the 18th state of Indian Union. It is also known as 'Dev Bhoomi -The abode of Gods' as it is the home of several Deities. Himachal is situated in the lap of Himalayas. The name 'Himachal' is derived from Him (Himalayas) and Anchal (lap). Himachal is a favorite holiday destination in the world.

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Districts in Himachal

Tourist Places in Himachal Pradesh

  • Naggar

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    Naggar is situated on the left bank of river Beas at an altitude of 1851 m. Naggar is an ancient town with extensive views, especially to the North West of the valley. Today this ancient and beautiful Palace is a popular tourist spot.


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  • Shimla

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    Shimla a hill town, situated at a an average height of 2400m, is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This hill station is one of the famous tourist destinations in India. Shimla is popularly known as the 'The Queen of hills'.


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  • Barog

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    Barog is a small hill stations located in the small hill station in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. Barog is a cool and calm place at height of 1680m on Kalka Shimla highway. It is a convenient stopover for the tourist to or from Shimla.


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    Educational Institutes in Himachal Pradesh

  • National Institute of Technology , Hamirpur

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    National Institute of Technology Hamirpur is one of the twenty NITs of the country, established in 1986 as Regional Engineering College, as a joint and cooperative enterprise of the Govt. of India and Govt. of Himachal Pradesh.


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  • Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technology (BUEST)

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    Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies (BUEST), formerly the Institute of Engineering and Emerging Technologies(IEET), is a private University located at Baddi, Himachal Pradesh, India.


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  • L.R. Institute of Engineering and Technology (LRIET)

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    L.R. Institute of Engineering and Technology (LRIET), Solan was established in 2008. LRIET is affiliated to HPU, Shimla and HPTU Hamirpur and recognized by AICTE. LRIET is offering Bachelor degree courses in Engineering. The courses available are ME,CE,CSE,ECE and EE.
    Admission to B. Tech. courses is made on the basis of JEE score. Counseling is held by DTE Sundernagar in the month of JUNE-JULY.


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