Nainital Founded in 1973, Kumaun University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Nainital (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Uttarakhand. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Kumaun University is a coeducational higher education institution. Kumaun University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.