Cluster University means one major institute will lead three to five institutions in its vicinity.
The Cluster Universities have been established in the state under centrally-sponsored Rashtriya Ucchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) to run series of additional and advanced courses in the existing colleges, laying special thrust on the research, consultancy and extension with one college each in Srinagar and Jammu cities as lead college for these universities
Cluster University Jammu comprises of GGM Science College, Government MAM College, SPMR College of Commerce, Government College for Women Gandhi Nagar and Government College of Education Canal Road.
Prof. Anju Bhasin has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor Vice-Chancellor of Cluster University Jammu
Similarly, Cluster University, Srinagar comprises of Amar Singh College Srinagar, SP College Srinagar, Women College MA Road Srinagar, Government Degree College Bemina and the College of Education, Srinagar.
Dr. Sheikh Javid has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Cluster University Srinagar
Cluster Universities have been setup to:
The J&K Government ordered setting up of two schools of Architecture in the state. According to an order issued by the Higher Education Department one in Kashmir which has setup at GDC Bemina and another at Govt. MAM College Jammu with intake capacity of 40 students each.Classes for the Ist batch are expected to start in August,2017. .
For vocationalization two nursing colleges one at Women College MA Road Srinagar and another at Women College Gandhinagar Jammu are in the pipeline