Universities / Institutes


University of Jammu

Cradled in the lap of mountains at the foothills of auspicious Trikuta, besides the river Tawi at an altitude of 1030 ft. is Jammu. This 'city of temples' has many places that are flocked by people from every nook and corner. Among all these, also comes the famed university of Jammu. A place, where imparting education is not considered just as a mere duty, but as a commitment towards the advancement of the society. A university with a vision and a single-minded mission. To make Jammu university a name to reckon with. A saga that has been continuing from the time of its inception.

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University of Kashmir

Situated at Hazratbal, an idyllic area on the western side of the fabulous Dal Lake of Srinagar and held in veneration by the Muslims for the beautiful mosque that enshrines the holy hair of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him), the University of Kashmir is spread over 263 acres of lush green land with three adjacent campuses of exquisite beauty, Amar Singh Bagh, Naseem Bagh and Mirza Bagh. Amar Singh Bagh is located on the bank of the Dal having on its other three sides a background of mountainous amphitheatre rising to a great height above its crystal clear water. Naseem Bagh, or "the garden of breezes", laid originally by Emperor Akbar, is a magnificient grove of chinar trees, facing the artificially formed island, Sona Lank or the Golden Island, in the centre of the northern portion of the Dal. Mirza Bagh, now the "University Town", housing the residential quarters for the teaching and non-teaching staff of the University, is situated on the bank of the famous, Nageen Lake. The unique combination of lake and mountain scenery, and the impressive calm and serene ambience provide a highly congenial atmosphere for the philosopher's contemplation and the scientist's research.

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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

Akin to Brahma (God), who fosters and nurtures the Universe, science over the years has bestowed upon man god like powers, there by making him the dominant species on globe "Vigyanam Brahma" or ''God is Science'' is the motto Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University has been established through an act of J&K Legislature as an autonomous, fully residential and highly technical University of excellence with grant and continuing support from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra. Government, of India has supported our projects and the industry has been closely involved in our R&D activities.

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Islamic University of Science and Technologies

The Islamic University of Science and Technology was promulgated by an Act of the Jammu and Kashmir State Legislative Assembly in November 2005. The Chancellor of the university is the Chief Minister, ex officio, of the State, and its Board is the Board of Directors of the J&K Muslim Wakf Board. The Executive Council, chaired by the Vice Chancellor, is the executive authority of the university.

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Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University

Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University has come into existence by an Act of the Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly called the Jammu & Kashmir Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Act No. XVI of 2002. The university is nurtured by the Jammu & Kashmir Wakf Council. The motto of the university is "Iqra bismi Rabbik alladi Khalaq" which means, "Read in the name of God who has created all that exists". It reflects the vision and idealism for which the university stands. The objective identified for the university in the Act is to impart quality education and undertake research in basic and job oriented fields. Accordingly, the university has launched postgraduate teaching programmes in Business Management, Financial Management, Computer Sciences, Information Technology, Arabic, Applied Mathematics and B. Tech in Electronics and Communication, Computer Sciences & Engineering and Information Technology.

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IIT Jammu (Indian Institute of Technology Jammu)

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Department of Higher Education, Government of Jammu & Kashmir and Department of Higher Education, MHRD, Government of India to set up an IIT campus at village Jagti, Tehsil Nagrota at Jammu. IIT Jammu has temporarily set up an operational campus at janipur, Jammu city. The total intake in the 1st year is 90, 30 each in Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. .

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IIM Jammu (Indian Institute of Management Jammu)

Jammu & Kashmir ‘Paradise on Earth’, a jewelled crown on the map of India, is the home for one of the newest Indian Institute of Management – IIM Jammu. The temporary campus of IIM Jammu will be at Government College of Engineering and Technology, Old University Campus, Kanal Road, Jammu. The campus is in the heart of the city in the university campus.

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Central University of Jammu

The Central University of Jammu came into existence on August 08, 2011. It was established by the Central Universities Act, 2009 (Act No.25 of 2009 read with the Central Universities Act, 2009). A total of 8 schools with total of 22 various departments are fully functional and various other schools are on the way of their approval.

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Central University of Kashmir

Central University of Kashmir was established in March 2009. The administrative office has setup at 101, Baghi-Hyder, Hyderpora. In May 2009 University started functioning. A total of 9 schools with total of 15 various departments are fully functional and various other schools are on the way of their approval.

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IIMC Jammu (Indian Institute of Mass Communication)

While extending its coverage at the all-India level, IIMC also set up its new Regional Centre at Jammu during 2012-13. The Government of Jammu & Kashmir has provided rent free accommodation to IIMC for academic facilities, as well as for the student’s hostel and guest house for visiting faculty. Courses on offer: PG Diploma in English Journalism.

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Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST-J)

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J) came into existence on 20th September, 1999 following the amendment in Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Act, 1982, through the State Legislature. The university has been actively involved in the transfer of evolved technologies to the end users through the strong extension system. University offers undergraduate postgraduate as well as PhD courses in agricultural and allied sciences

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Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST-K)

SKUAST-K has jurisdiction over Kashmir Valley and Ladakh comprising two-ecological zones. University is well equipped with various facilities for general farmers of adjoining areas where time to time counselling and expert advice is available for them. SKUAST –K offers undergraduate postgraduate as well as PhD courses in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, veterinary sciences etc.

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