Established in 1998, the Dehradun Institute of Technology or DIT University was founded by the Unison Group. It acquired the status of Deemed University in 2013 approved by the University Grant Commission (UGC).
The University is part of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and is the first University in Uttarakhand to receive QS I-Gauge E-Lead, a certificate for exceptional e-learning methods such as academic digitization. Being an ISO 21001:2018 certified university, it offers more than 50+ undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, PG diploma and doctoral courses across various streams such as Engineering and Technology, Architecture and Design, Economics, and Applied Science. Further, the DIT University courses are approved by regulatory bodies like the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the Council of Architecture (COA) and the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).