Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT) was established by Act No 14 of 2002 vide Extraordinary Gazette Notification of the Govt of Himachal Pradesh in 2002. The University Grants Commission (UGC) accorded its approval under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act. The JUIT is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The University has been twice accredited by NAAC (2011 and 2017) and bulk of its programs are NBA accredited. The University is spread across 25 Acres. The university offers BTech, MTech, MSc and PhD courses in various specialisations. The highest salary package offered in 2019 placements was Rs 10 LPA.