Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
A State University recognized under Section 2 (f) & 12 (B) of UGC Act of 1956
Ranked 78th among Engineering Institutions and Among Ranked Top 100 Business Schools in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2020) declared by MHRD, Govt. of India.

fact history


Establishment of SMVDU

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) has been established under THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR SHRI MATA VAISHNO DEVI UNIVERSITY ACT, 1999.an Act of the J&K State Legislature (ACT No. XII of 1999 dated 12th May 1999) as an autonomous, highly Technical & fully Residential University.

The University started functioning as an academic unit in Aug 2004 when it was inaugurated on 19th August 2004 at the hands of the then Hon'ble President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam. Dr. Kalam also delivered the first lecture to the students of the University.

Recognition

The University is approved by UGC under Section 2(F) & Section 12(B) of UGC Act of 1956.

The technical programs of the University are recognized by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) while Architecture program is recognized by Council of Architecture.

Funding

The University receives funding from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, an autonomous Board set up in August 1986 under the provisions of The Jammu and Kashmir Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Act, 1986 of J&K State Legislature. The University also gets funds from J&K Government. University is also a participating institution under the World Bank assisted TEQIP-III Project of MHRD, Government of India and has been getting funds under this scheme.

Logo

logo 600The Design of the logo looks like a Lotus, a symbol of regeneration or a flame. If we see it from a particular angle, it also looks like 'OM', the Supreme Word. The three green bars are symbolic representation of three holy peaks of Trikuta Hills and / or the three 'pindies' in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. The Sun, the giver of Light, Warmth, Time, Direction, Life Force, Energy, Power, Radiance and Enlightenment have been shown surrounded by radiating rays going out to nine planets of the Solar System. All this is , however, left to the imagination of the viewer.

The English version of the motto is "GOD (BHRAMA) IS SCIENCE". 'Bhrama' has been defined as something or someone who nourishes the universe and makes it grow. Science matches the definition wonderfully because science over the years has also done the same. If the world population is any indication, science has done very well indeed. We have not only become the dominant species, we also have grown to an unprecedented numbers. Moreover, the reach of the modern scientists has spread much beyond the sun and the moon and they are now eyeing the far-reaches of the universe from where even the light takes years and centuries to reach the earth. Science has given man god-like powers to create and destroy and so for he has used these powers more or less responsibly. Let us hope the good sense continues to prevail and the mankind continues to expand the boundaries of Human Knowledge, so that science and the spirituality ultimately meet in a confluence of superhuman achievements.

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University's Achievements

29072021 NKB Researchers from SMVDU, Katra, and PU, Chandigarh Discover the Potential Synthetic Antifungal Compound....Read More

26072021 DrBaijnathDr Baijnath Kaushik, delivers an Invited Talk on Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning...Read More

drbbDr. Bharat Bhushan Jindal Invited Talk on "Industrial Waste and Recycled Materials"...Read More

09072021 newsUrja Gupta of SMVDU Bags Best Paper Award...Read More

07072021 newsMs. Diksha Sharma got Best Paper Presenter Award in National Conference...Read More

drbbDr. Bharat Bhushan Jindal publishes a chapter in Composite Materials...Read More

11062021 NKBDr. N. K. Bairwa Participates in NSF funded Virtual Yeast Bridging Research and Education Workshop (BREW), US....Read More

08052021 raviDr. Dwivedi Bags Best Speaker Award at Princeton Hive...Read More

12062021 DrgargProf. Garg, Faculty SMVDU, authors “Science Beyond Quantum”...Read More

12062021 MaqboolSMVDU Scholar Presents in International Conference on Innovations in Computing..Read More

11062021 NKBDr. N. K. Bairwa Participates in iCURE Workshop Organized by Arizona State University....Read More

08062021 AbhishekGuptaDr Abhishek Gupta delivers invited talk in ATAL sponsored FDP...Read More

17022021 finalDr Supran Taken Training Session on Dynamics of Marketing of Honey Bee Products...Read More

08052021 raviDr Dwivedi delivers Talk on “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” Webinar, Tamil Nadu...Read More

24052021 surenderDr. Surender Singh Delivered a Talk in the Online International Conference...Read More

17022021 finalDr. Supran Supran of SMVDU Delivers Session on Social Enterprises...Read More

19052021 ajazMr Ajaz Declares Qualified for the Award of PhD...Read More

02052021 ach ElecPaper Publication by SMVDU Student and Faculty in SCI Journal..Read More

30042021 NaseebSinghMr. Nasseb Singh, SMVDU Researcher, Qualifies for the Award of Ph.D....Read More

27042021 scopusGenome Stability Regulation and Cancer Genetics Research group, SMVDU published a research paper in SCI-indexed journal...Read More

20042021 msanuMs. Anu Choudhary declares Qualified for the Award of Ph.D....Read More

01042021 RashipicDr. Rashi conducted sessions on 'Effective usage of Inter-personal Skills...Read More

22032021 alumnusnewsSMVDU Alumnus Selected as Assistant Professor at NIT Srinagar...Read More

electricalEngg12032021 Students, published a research paper in Scopus indexed journal...Read More

05032021 shagunGuptaMs. Shagun Gupta Declares Qualified for the Award of Ph.D...Read More

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