Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU Jammu), Udhampur

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) is a public university located at Katra in the Udhampur District of Jammu and Kashmir. It was founded in 1999 as a residential and technical university to offer scientific and technical education of the highest standards. The University offers science and management based engineering education of the highest quality in subjects of contemporary importance. The University has four Colleges consisting of twelve Schools which promote six Undergraduate and nine Postgraduate programmes besides Ph.D. and Post doctoral research fellowship.
Educational Streams
Presently, the university offers under graduate courses in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Sciences and Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology, Mechanical Engineering, B. Architecture and Post Graduate courses in Business, Economics, Energy Management and Mathematics besides Ph.D. The university's education stream is based on the academic pattern of the IITs for intelligibility in teaching and evaluation. Undergraduate / Postgraduate courses in Engineering and Sciences as well as in Management and Arts are offered to the learners under the guidance of qualified faculty members. The admissions are made on AIEEE ranking, CAT/ MAT scores, written tests, interviews and group discussions. 

The University is also making an effort to create extensive university-industry cooperation for economic growth of the area as well as the rest of the country. There are many on going research projects with assistance from many supporting institutions. Research programs leading to Ph D degree are offered by all the schools.
Seeing the needs of learners, Hostel, Library, Laboratories and Sports facilities have been properly managed by the university. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University has initiated Student Assistantship Programme (SAP) for professional courses to inculcate work culture and competitive spirit among the students and also to implant in them a drive towards excellence. Corporate Relations & Scientific Research Division coordinates R&D and consultancy activities facilitating training and placement for the students.
The University, SMVDU was established through an act of J&K Legislature in 1999 as an autonomous, fully residential and highly technical university of excellence with grant and continuing support from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra. It has the unique feature of being inaugurated by the President of India in the year 2004 and the first convocation addressed by the Prime Minister of India in 2008.


College of Engineering
  • School of Computer Science & Engineering
  • School of Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • School of Mechanical Engineering
  • School of Infrastructure Technology & Resource Management
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Biotechnology
College of Management
  • School of Business
  • School of Economics
College of Sciences
  • School of Applied Physics & Mathematics
College of Philosophy, Culture & Languages
  • School of Culture & Philosophy
  • School of Languages

Contact Details:
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
Udhampur - 182 320

Phone: +91-199-285535 / 285524
Fax: +91-199-285694
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