Himgiri Zee University got established to meet the increased demand for trained human resources in the multi skill fields like social, technical, scientific, and professional organizations. In the year 1996, an initiative has took up in the form of TALEEM Research Foundation which has been laid by the Essel Group of Industries, and most predominantly Social Sciences, Media and Health research continues to be the heart of the research.
Himgiri Zee University, formerly it was called by Himgiri Nabh Vishwavidyalaya located at Dehradun, and the mission of the university is said to be a holder of world class facility, to be a harbinger for specialization of higher education through the conventional courses as well as by open and distance learning modes, in order to succeed with the future demands for trained human power in the country.
The major programmes offered in the university are degree, diploma and certified programmes in the undergraduate, post graduate and Ph. D students. Many awards are holding by the university as such one is Private University of the Year 2015 (Uttarakhand). As per the rules of the UGC, an anti-ragging squad has been set by the university in order to safeguard the students and to avoid the misbehavior and illegal practices in the campus.
Library has the information systems which provide the extensive data base and the library is stocked between 30,000 between 4000 titles, side by side it has official journals, coming to the placements in the reference assistance for the faculty.
Coming to the statistics for the year wise placements, there is a huge increase in the developing of figures of recruitments in campus, i.e., 60% in 2013 and 75% in 2016. In the year 2016, 70% of the students were placed in campus recruitment, 17% and 13% for the higher study and self-employed ones.
Himgiri Zee University has the 4 major statutory approvals of UGC, COA, NCTE, HNV act and others which show the university is a head of all others and with standards. Major highlights of the university are sports facilities, medical facility and the library which is well furnished.