Independent | Innovative | Inspiring

About Us

The NorthCap University (NCU), rebranded itself on 31 August 2015 vide Haryana Government Ordinance No. 2 of 2015, followed by UGC Govt. of India notification dated 26 August 2015. NCU is a unitary university situated in Sector 23-A, Gurugram, Haryana and accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) 2016-2021. It was founded in 1996 by Educate India Society as an Engineering Institute to provide higher education in Engineering and Management. The institute gained the status of a State Private university in the Academic Year 2009-10, under Act No. 25/2009 by the Legislature of State of Haryana and accorded UGC approval under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act 1956. In a span of a few years, we have grown to be one of the foremost educational institutions in North India. As a testimony of this fact, we have been ranked as ‘The University of the Year 2017’ by the Higher Education Review and among the top 150 universities under National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

The University imparts education in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in engineering, management, sciences and law. It is recognized by various government and regulatory bodies for teaching and awarding degrees. The University is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Aside from being a Member of the American Society for Quality (I) Pvt Ltd, it is accredited by Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), UK.


To be known globally for learning innovations, academic excellence and socially relevant research outcomes; strive to become the preferred destination for students, faculty, employers and collaborators & pride of alumni and the community.

Core Values

  • Integrity in all endeavours.
  • Humility, compassion and concern for all.
  • Passion for quality and excellence.
  • Quest for innovation.
  • Leadership and Team Spirit.
  • Autonomy with Accountability.
  • Perseverance.


  • Focus on quality of learning and innovation in all programmes with rigour and relevance.
  • Develop competent professionals-innovative, analytical and independent; committed to excel in all their endeavours.
  • Develop linkages globally with government, industry, academia and alumni for knowledge generation, dissemination and application.
  • Encourage multi-disciplinarity in programmes and projects to explore new frontiers of knowledge.
  • Continuously improve physical, academic and information infrastructure in pursuit of academic excellence.
  • Create a nurturing environment for lifelong learning.
  • Focus on entrepreneurship and socially relevant projects.

Why Study at NCU?