Guru Ravidas Ayurved University, Hoshiarpur has been established by the Government of Punjab for the upliftment of AYUSH in the state of Punjab and country as a whole. By making earnest efforts, it started functioning w.e.f 1st February; 2011. This university is all set for making its presence felt in the State of Punjab and country as a whole. This University would, in a very short time, become the guiding light of AYUSH education in Punjab. In this university, the emphasis would be on quality education. The best research facilities in the field of AYUSH would be created here.
This University is one of its own kinds in North India. At present 12 Ayurvedic colleges (including one Govt. Ayurvedic college) and 4 Homoeopathic colleges are affiliated with this university. It is presently poised for a quantum leap in development and progress. It is contemplating the development of a modern campus, in village Kharkan, Near Hoshiarpur and just 10 km from Hoshiarpur city. It will bring about major development in AYUSH and all basic, clinical and allied departments to pursue on education and research. It will attract appropriate talent from all over the country to work in its faculties. It will shortly start new AYUSH courses also.