Established in 1973, Kumaun University boasts two expansive campuses with a further 27 affiliated colleges spread across the Kumaun region. The total area covered by the university thus far is an impressive 150 acres. The beautifully designed colleges blend in perfectly with the surrounding architecture and complete the breath taking scenery. In order to cater for the technical, professional and vocational education, another campus is being built at Bhimtal. Special emphasis is placed on Kumaun to uphold the motto of excellent teaching and high quality research.