UIIT Shimla is a premier institution of excellence in Science and Information Technology that develops professionals and leaders of high calibre imbued with values of entrepreneurship, ethics, and social responsibility. It is functioning under "the Executive Council" of the Himachal Pradesh University since year 2000. It admit students from all over the country to the Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology and imparts training to make them competent, motivated Engineers, Leader, Thinker, and Scientists. The academic program of UIIT is also approved by the All India Council of Technical
UIIT Shimla has established itself as a nodal centre for engineering and technical education being imparted through the different engineering institutions affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University. It provides academic and curriculum input to the all engineering and technical institutions affiliated with the University.
The University Institute of Information Technology functions in the University Campus, Summerhill, Shimla in the second basement floor of Netaji Subhash Building, Summerhill, H.P. University. The Construction of the New and Independent Building has already started.