AP Goyal Charitable Trust has been carrying out various social and welfare activities in education, health and welfare sector. The trustees have created adequate linkages, assurance and support from a large number of leading business houses to ensure the essential ingredients for the promotion of quality education, i.e. adequate financial resources, educational and managerial support and availability of quality faculty besides providing assurance of quality placements. The University has been established in the name of Alakh Prakash Goyal Shimla University. The University befitting its status as the University is offering professional degrees.

Alakh Prakash Goyal (APG) Shimla University is a University established in 2012, vide Himachal Pradesh State Act no 20 of 2013 with a right to confer Degrees as per section 2f of Universities Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956. The University is duly approved and recognised by the Government of India and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It is situated in the Queen of Hills – Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.