The NorthCap University (NCU), rebranded itself on 31 August 2015. NCU is a unitary university situated in Sector 23-A, Gurugram, Haryana and accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) 2016-2021. It was founded in 1996 by Educate India Society as an Engineering Institute to provide higher education in Engineering and Management. NCU has been ranked as ‘The University of the Year 2017’ by the Higher Education Review and among the top 150 universities under National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
The University imparts education in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in engineering, management, sciences and law. It is recognized by various government and regulatory bodies for teaching and awarding degrees. The University is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Aside from being a Member of the American Society for Quality (I) Pvt Ltd, it is accredited by Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), UK.