Abhilashi University at Chail Chowk, Mandi is established by the Government of Himachal Pradesh vide “Abhilashi University (Establishment & Regulation) Act, 2014”. Abhilashi University is a Government recognized University with a right to confer degrees under Section 2(f) and 22(i) of UGC Act, 1956. The campus of the University is located at Chail Chowk near Mandi (H.P.) and surrounded by lush green fields, pine and oak forests thus becomes an ideal place for study in a clean health-oriented environment. The aforesaid was the forethought of the Abhilashi Educational Society selecting such a beautiful location for the University. There are a number of places worth visiting nearby the University such as Nachan Valley, Jeeuni Valley, Janjehli Valley, Balh Valley, Sunder Nagar and Mandi towns. One can also enjoy snowfall once a while during the winter season. The fresh and pollution free air of this region keeps the minds of the students fresh and help them to concentrate on their studies.
The parent body of the University, Abhilashi Educational Society, is a pioneer in managing private educational institutions in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The foundation stone of the Society was laid by Late Sh. Tulsi Ram Abhilashi Ji on May 21, 2001.
The students and their parents have put faith in the quality education imparted by efficient and dedicated faculty of the institutions managed by Abhilashi Educational Society for the last 21 years. The Society is presently running many Educational Institutions of professional and technical education in the region. It includes: Abhilashi College of Education at Nerchowk, Mandi established in 2003 and running D.El.Ed and B.Ed courses; Abhilashi College of Pharmacy, Nerchowk, Tehsil Balh, Distt. Mandi from 2006 admitting students for B. Pharmacy Degree Programme; Abhilashi P.G. Institute of Sciences at Nerchowk, Tehsil Balh, Distt. Mandi offering M.Sc. Courses in Physics, Chemistry and Botany; T.R. Abhilashi Memorial Institute of Engineering and Technology (TRAMIET) at Tanda, P.O. Balt established in 2009 imparting education in the B. Tech. and Diploma programmes in different disciplines of engineering and technology; Abhilashi College of Nursing at Tanda, P.O. Balt, Distt Mandi running B.Sc. Nursing, GNM, ANM and Post-Basic B.Sc. Nursing courses. For the medical assistance of people of Chail Chowk and surrounding areas, Abhilashi Hospital came in to operation at Chail Chowk in October, 2020. Besides, two Senior Secondary Schools—Genius International Public School at Nerchowk and Chail Public School at Chail Chowk are being managed by the Society.