Uttarakhand s often referred to as “Devbhumi”. On 9the november 2000 Uttarakhand was carved out of Uttar Pradesh. There are various institutes of national importance in the state - Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee); National Institute of Technology, Srinagar (NIT Srinagar); Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur (IIM Kashipur), AIIMS at Rishikesh. Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Universities (Garhwal University) is the central university in the state.
The state of Uttarakhand has 9 state universities. They are - G.B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Kumaun University, Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Doon University, Uttarakhand Open University, Uttarakhand Technical University, Uttarakhand Ayurveda University, Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry, Shree Dev Suman Uttarakhand University. The state has 4 deemed universities named - Forest Research Institute University (Formerly Imperial Forest Research Institute), Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, HIHT University, Graphic Era University.
Top management colleges to study MBA in Uttarakhand are Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee; Quantum School of Business, Roorkee; Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur; Doon Business School, Dehradun; IBS Business School, Dehradun; Tula’s Institute, The Engineering and Management College, Dehradun; Dev Bhoomi Institute of Management Studies, Dehradun.