DIT was established in 1998 as Dehradun Institute of Technology by Unison Group, which later was given the status of autonomous body in 2012 by UGC. Further in 2013 it was conferred the status of University under act no. 10 of 2013 by Uttarakhand State Government and recognized by UGC under section 2(F) of the UGC act , 1956 due to its excellence in Education and Research. The University offers various programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level which includes Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Management, Scienceand Humanity & Liberal Arts Courses.