Atal Medical & Research University, Himachal Pradesh, (AMRU) came into existence after the enactment of an Act by the State Legislature, ‘The Himachal Pradesh University of Health Sciences Act, 2017’ which was further amended in 2019 to rename the University in the name and style of Atal Medical & Research University, Himachal Pradesh. The Government of Himachal Pradesh further notified to make the Headquarter of the University at Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Govt. Medical College, Mandi, at Ner Chowk.
After the establishment of the University all the streams of medicines such as Modern System of Medicine, Dental Sciences, Nursing Sciences, Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy, various Para-medical disciplines such as Medical Laboratory Technology, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy and Speech Therapy etc. will be affiliated with the University for the purpose of registration of students, regulations and conduct of examinations of all the academic courses and to award degrees and diplomas to the students in the State of Himachal Pradesh.