Optical Fiber Network

Prof. Dhirendra Sharma
Hony.Director of Campus Networking/Wi Fi and Cyber Security
Himachal Pradesh University 

Dr. Tarun Sharma
Incharge Networking

Incharge : Campus Wide Optical Fibre Networking and Wi-Fi,Himachal Pradesh University
Phone No : 0177- 2833460
Email :
Wi-Fi Control Room Help-line No: 0177-2833460

Introduction Campus Network- Wi-Fi

In the year 2007 Oct Phase I

  • Connectivity Provided to 20 Buildings  during Phase I  42 No- Layer II Switches 
  • 3 No - Layer III switches
  • One Core Switch (Multilayer)
  • 2.5 KM OFC 
  • UTM (Unified Threat Management)
  • All the officers, teachers, staff, class rooms are provided with Internet 
  • Total I/O in the Campus- 805

2016- March Phase II

  • Funding: 75% MHRD and 25% University.
  • Firewall- 1 NO.
  • L3 Switch – 1 No.
  • L2 Switch-  31 no. 
  • OFC  8 KM. 
  • 401 I/O (Points)
  • Another 19 Buildings  (in campus and Hostels) got connected with the Optical Fiber Cable.
  • As on date - Total 39 Buildings including Hostels are connected with OFC. 

September 2017 Wi-Fi (Grant provided by RUSA)

  • Secured Wi-Fi project deployed in the campus of H.P.University, Shimla 
  • Wi-Fi Facility available in the Campus, Hostels including library Building.
  • Officers, Staff, Teachers, Research Students are already  using  this facility on their  i.e Cell phones/ laptops/Machines, etc.


Different Location Wi-Fi Devices Installed:
Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor office
Dean Planning and Teachers Matters
IMS Building
Near Security Office
Gargi hostel (Out Door)
Library ( One Out Door & 3 Indoor)
CD Hostel (Out Door)
SBS Hostel (Out Door)

List of Staff Associated with Network office

Office Staff
S.No Name Designation Email
1. Amit Kumar Junior Office Assistant (I.T)  


Technical Networking  Staff
S.No Photo Name Designation Email
1. pankaj Pankaj Kumar Network Engineer  
2. gaurav Gaurav Sharma Network Engineer