Central University of Kashmir

Formerly known as the Central University of Jammu and Kashmir, Central University of Kashmir was established in March 2009 with the appointment and joining of Prof. Abdul Wahid Qureshi , a noted academician and the former Vice Chancellor of University of Kashmir, as the First Vice Chancellor. 

MBA, M.Sc I.T & M.A.English programmes were first introduced followed by Masters programmes Economics, Mathematics, Convergent Journalism and one Integrated BALLB programme in 2011. 
Three more Masters programmes Urdu, Education and Tourism Management were launched for Academic Session 2012.

The Central University of Kashmir also referred as CUK or CU Kashmir.

Objectives of Central University of Kashmir

  • To disseminate and advance Knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in such branches of learning as the University may deem fit;
  • To make special provisions for integrated courses in Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology in its educational programmes;
  • To take appropriate measures for promoting innovations in teaching - learning process and inter-disciplinary studies and research.
  • To educate and train manpower for the development of the country;
  • To establish linkages with industries for the promotion of science and technology, and
  • To pay special attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people, their intellectual, academic and cultural development.

Mission of Central University of Kashmir

The mission of the University is to contribute to the educational, cultural, economic & social advancement of people providing high quality educational programmes leading to Bachelors, Masters, Professional and Doctorate Degrees as well as to address the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health and social needs of the region and nation at large.

CU Kashmir Schools, Departments and centres

The CU Kashmir comprises the following schools and centres:

School of Business Studies

  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Tourism Studies

School of Education

  • Department of Education
  • Department of Physical Education

School of Engineering & Technology

  • Department of Information Technology

School of Languages

  • Department of English
  • Department of Kashmiri
  • Department of Urdu

School of Legal Studies

  • Department of Law
a. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Multidisciplinary Research Centre for Law, Public Policy and Social Action
b. Centre for Public Interest Litigation and Legal Aid

School of Life Sciences

  • Department of Animal Sciences (Zoology)
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Biotechnology

School of Media Studies

  • Department of Convergent Journalism

School of Physical & Chemical Sciences

  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics

School of Social Sciences

  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Politics and Governance
  • Department of Religious Studies

CU Kashmir Admission

Admission to various under graduate and post graduate programmes are offered on the basis of entrance examinations held by National Testing Agency. However, for some courses university may conduct its separate entrance test or selection criteria. For latest admission notification see educationnews.shiksha

Contact Details

Central University of Kashmir
Green Campus, Duderhama,
Jammu & Kashmir
Website: www.cukashmir.ac.in

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