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BAHRA University Waknaghat


Established in 2011, BAHRA University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the large town of Waknaghat (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Himachal Pradesh. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Solan, Shimla. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, BAHRA University is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. BAHRA University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 6 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Indian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BAHRA University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.


Bahra University, Solan was established in 2011 as State Private University by Act of State Legislature of Himachal Pradesh. The University is a prestigious venture of Rayat Bahra Group which is a renowned educational group whose research and teaching enjoys worldwide recognition. It has been recognized  by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956 and approved by AICTE, BCI, PCI, New Delhi. The University seeks to be on the forefront of knowledge creation and dissemination in the global context. It provides access to the high quality education, cutting-edge research and development of new technologies.
The University is committed to social change and development through knowledge, innovation and leadership. Bahra University’s vision is to be one of the leading universities in India. The university is fast evolving in the context of individual aspirations and social needs of the community. BahraUniversity believes that they have a special responsibility to nurture education, human capital and abiding values that promote freedom of thought, innovation and creativity, which are essential for academic excellence.
Campus of Bahra University –
The University is set up on over 25 acres, state-of-the-art residential campus, located amidst the scenic beauty of Shimla Hills, education at Bahra University is holistic, aimed at developing the intellectual and personal strengths of students.
Facilities at Bahra University –
  • Classrooms
  • Library
  • Computer Centre
  • Laboratories
  • Hostel
  • Sports
  • Medical Centre
  • Transport
  • Gym
  • Bank
  • Mess
  • Scholarships
  • Restaurant
Schools at Bahra University –
  • School of Engineering & Technology
  • School of Management
  • School of Law
  • School of Pharmaceutical Science
  • School of Hospitality and Tourism
  • School of Basic Sciences
International Collaboration at Bahra University –
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Clemson University
  • Greenville University
Career Development Cell at Bahra University –
At Bahra University campus placements are handled by a dedicated cell called Career Development Cell. It acts as an interface between the students, faculty, and the corporate world to initiate continuous interaction with the industry, sharing the industry experiences, understanding industry needs and providing the required support to the corporate world. The cell guides the students to train themselves for great careers depending on the talent, aptitude and life objectives. Rayat Bahra group has more than 100 companies of all levels that visit every year all the students from Bahra University are made to sit in the campus drives in which ever campus the company visits.
Top Recruiters –
  • HDFC Bank
  • Accenture
  • CMC Limited
  • Amazon
  • Asian Paints
  • Wipro
  • Pepsico
  • Supertech
  • UST Global
  • Videocon



About Rayat – Bahra

The Rayat Bahra Group’s vision is to be one of the India’s largest educational groups. With its world class teaching standards, outstanding faculty and innovative academic programmes, Rayat Bahra Group intends to set a new benchmark in Indian education. In the words of our President, Nirmal Singh Rayat, the Rayat Bahra Group is an organization directed towards “uplifting people” across India and the world. This vision endures in the organization’s philosophy and all the educational management principles that it follows.

Under the leadership of our Chairman, Gurvinder Singh Bahra, the Rayat Bahra Group and its community of intellectuals have created a contoured roadmap for the future-a roadmap that guides the Group, to be a social leader and to earn the respect of a leading knowledge enterprise. At its foundation lie talented people comprising of students, faculty and staff-who with their creativity, ingenuity and drive shall join in advancing human knowledge and to pursue scientific discovery for the benefit of all.

Presently, the Group is successfully running 45 Institutes at its Mohali, Ropar, Hoshiarpur, Patiala, Jammu, Delhi (NCR), Shimla (Bahra University) and London campuses with more than 25000 students and 5500 employess on its rolls. The core values of Rayat-Bahra Group include academic excellence, holistic development of personality, focus on learning and growth, systemic working, creativity and innovation. The Group offers the advantage of high quality education relevant to the global needs which is delivered through an eclectic mix of innovative learning techniques. The Group has also been playing a very sincere and positive role towards “Social Responsibility”.


Rayat-Bahra Group of institutions is a self financing set up where every institution has board members that comprise representatives of the public, staff, faculty, and students. Overall governance follows a Corporate hierarchical structure with due freedom to perform as per the portfolios assigned to the team of Directors and managers at different levels of organization. Team work, delegation of authority, a sense of ownership and transparency is the hallmark of Rayat-Bahra Group.


Within a vibrant, ever-challenging and supportive learning environment, the Rayat-Bahra Group discovers, disseminates, and applies new knowledge through teaching and learning, research and creative activity, community involvement, and partnerships. The Rayat-Bahra Group grooms individuals for the day to day challenges of life by developing their intrinsic human abilities, provide a skilled human resource for the job market, who would contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the larger perspective. Rayat- Bahra Group, would thus, become a channel for giving a national and international voice to innovation and ultimately play a lead role in placing India on the global forefront.

Infrastructure & Facilities

  • Separate Hostel facility for Girls & Boys (With Attached Bathrooms)
  • Transport Facility connecting major town & cities
  • Sprawling Campuses all on National Highways
  • Wi-fi Campuses
  • 24*7 Medical Facility
  • 24*7 Ambulance Service
  • In house Mess & Snacks Shops facility
  • Gymnasium for Students
  • Sports Complex in Campuses
  • Banks & ATM in Campuses
  • Round the Clock Security

Scholarships & Concessions

  • 100% of Tuition fee : Student whose both parents are not alive
  • 50% of Tuition fee : Student whose father is not alive
  • 50 % of tuition fee : Single girl child (Not Applicable to admission in Rayat-Bahra Schools and Diploma Colleges)
  • 25% of tuition fee : Brother/Sister of a student studying in RAYAT-BAHRA Group (Concession will be given to both the students)

Pioneering Initiatives

  • Skill Development Centre at Mohali campus – An unique initiative to promote sector specific skill development activities in association with Industry & Government Organizations, thus be a resource for talent creation
  • Mentor Institution, Shimla – An unique initiative to develop, improve and sustain the performance of the academic faculties to bring superior academic results and to improvise overall education system of the group and the nation as a whole
  • 1st Entrepreneurship Development Centre established in North India
  • Neighborhood Development Program – Around 100 plus Govt. Sr. Sec. Schools adopted by Rayat – Bahra Group

Education Social Responsibility

  • Rural employment programs with NABARD
  • Free ambulance service on National Highways
  • Scholarships & concessions for meritorious, deserving and needy students
  • Fee waiver schemes for poor and needy students
  • Free career counseling & Mock Tests conducted regularly
  • Regular Blood donation camps
  • NSS camps held
  • Mega Job fests organised for Regional Students


  • B.Tech :Candidates who have cleared the 10+2 examination with pass in physics, mathematics as compulsory subjects along with any of the following optional subjects: Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Computer Science.
  • M.Tech : B.Tech with at least 55% marks or AMIE (Associate Member of Institute of Engineers) with at least 55% marks
  • Diploma : Matriculation or equivalent examination in Mathematics, Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) and English from a recognised Board * No Age Bar

Courses offered by Bahra University

All Courses 

Master of Computer Application

Category: Computer Application

Degree: MCA

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 2 Years



Master of Technology in Computer Science & Engineering

Category: Computer Science and Engineering

Degree: M.Tech.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 2 Years


M.Tech(Computer Science and Engineering)- Stands for Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering. Typically, M.Tech(Computer Science and Engineering) is a two year course, minimum..

Bachelor of Technology in Automobile Engineering

Category: Automobile Engineering

Degree: B.Tech.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years


B.Tech. Automobile Engineering – Stands for Bachelor of Technology in Automobile Engineering. Typically, a B.E. is for four years, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10 + 2) in science

Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering

Category: Civil Engineering

Degree: B.Tech.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years


B.Tech(Civil Engineering)- Stands for Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering. Typically, B.Tech(Civil Engineering) is a four year course, minimum.

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Name: Bahra University
Location: Waknaghat
Tehsil Kandaghat
City: Solan
State: Himachal Pradesh
Country: India
Contact No: 09816087278, 09805092461
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