The ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand was established under the ICFAI University Act 2003 . passed by the Uttaranchal Legislative Assembly and assented to by the Governor on July 08,2003. The ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand is sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India , a non-profit educational society established in 1984 under the Andhra Pradesh Public Societies Registration Act, 1350 F , with the objective of imparting training in finance and management to students, working executives and professionals in India. The ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand is included in the list of universities maintained by the University Grants Commission under Section 2of the UGC Act, 1956, vide their letter No. F.9-26/2003 dated July 22, 2005. The Distance Education Council has approved the programs of the ICFAI University, Dehradun. The Bar Council of India has accorded its approval for imparting three year and five year Law Courses at ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand and award degrees in law. The University has received the approval of NCTE to offer the Bachelors Program in Education through the Faculty of Education. The ICFAI University, Uttarakhand is included in the list of approved institutions maintained by NCTE.