The University was founded in 2007 by Gurukul committee of education. Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya has an excellent faculty of about 210 experienced and highly qualified teachers dedicated to provide a quality education and to give guidance to students for a better career. The University has a rich infrastructure with latest facilities. The college campus is entirely Wi-Fi enabled, and the seminar halls and class-rooms use projectors for visual aid. The institute also has facility of online guest lecturers from anywhere in the world.
The University offers a number of courses in the following departments-1. Department of Computer Science
2. Department of Management
3. Department of Commerce
4. Department of Education
5. Department of Physical Education
6. Department of Nursing
7. Department of Pharmacy
8. Department of Bio-Technology
9. Department of English
Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya offers courses such as M.Phil in Computer Science, M.Sc in Information Technology, Master of Computer Applications (MCA), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), Post-graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com), B.Ed, M.Ed, B.Pharm, M.Pharm, and M.Sc in Bio-technology. The University also encourages students towards participation in sports and has a sports ground for cricket, volleyball, football and lawn tennis and a common room where students can play indoor games like Table Tennis, Carom, Chess, etc. The institute also provides a gymnasium, a bank and ATM, and a cafeteria within the University campus. Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya runs a state-of-the-art placement cell for its student guiding them through the placement process and provides them placement offers and interviews via campus placements.