The Central University of Kashmir (formerly known as the Central University of Jammu and Kashmir), Srinagar was established in March 2009. It is one of the 13 recently established Central Universities in different states of India by the Central Universities Act, 2009. It runs and managed by Central Govt. of India. It presently functions from Transit campuses at Srinagar district and Administrative office at Hyderpora. The university imparts education in various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral courses. It also provides of diploma and integrated courses for its students. The university also accepts CMAT for MBA and GATE for M.Tech.
Central University of Kashmir Highlights
Type of University
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
How to reach
Air link: 9 km from Srinagar International Airport.
Rail link: 233 km from the Srinagar city.
Road link: 300 km from the highway.
Central University of Kashmir Courses
The university offers study in various undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses. In addition, the university also offers a range of diploma and integrated courses. The duration of UG and PG courses is varied.
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Central University of Kashmir Admission
The registration for admission to UG and PG courses is done through online mode. Those who wish to apply can submit the form on the official website of the university. The application fee could be submitted through both online and offline modes.
Applicants with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category SC/ ST) in class 12 are eligible for admission to undergraduate courses. Applicants having a graduation degree in relevant discipline with minimum required marks are only eligible for admission to postgraduate programs. For Ph.D. admission, applicants need a degree.
Selection is done on the basis of entrance exam namely- CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test). Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their marks in CUCET are considered for admission.
Admission to M.Tech Program is done on of exam. Candidates having valid GATE score are only eligible for admission to the program.
MBA (Master of Business Administration) is a full-time 2 years program. Candidates seeking admission to the program need to appear for CMAT exam.
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CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is a national level test which is conducted every year in the month of May-June. CUCET Application Process starts in March and the result is usually declared by May. Before applying for the exam, applicants are advised to meet CUCET Eligibility Criteria. After CUCET Result is declared, eligible candidates will be intimated for CUCET Counseling session. A candidate will be allocated the seat based on their rank secured in CUCET Exam.
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Central University of Kashmir Results
The students who are studying at the Central University of Kashmir on a current basis can easily go through the official website of the university to find out their academic semester results. The authority officials keep on updating the site as per the schedule for the result announcement within the curriculum.
Central University of Kashmir Placement
The University of Kashmir has a great placement cell which gathers best placement opportunities for its students and maintaining linkages with Industry and Research Organizations. The cell is entrusted with activities to be organized throughout the year in order to prepare the students for campus selection programs. Decisions related to of companies visiting the campus for recruitment are broadly based on parameters like job profile, growth prospects, packages and of students the company intends to select.
Central University of Kashmir Scholarship
Free ships are given to students based on the following criteria –
Academic Record of the Student
His/her progress in studies in the case of renewal of free-ships
His/her financial background
Central University of Kashmir Facilities
A computer center with all necessary computing aids is present for academic, administration, examination purposes
The PCs are internet-enabled & run on LINUX, UNIX, Windows environment
A collection of 41,267 volumes of print books included 1,019 volumes received as gratis on various branches
Availability of Competition books & Career Corner to prepare students for various National level qualifying exams
Subscription of over 500, Membership of consortiums like UGC – INFONET, INFILIBNET.
The University has 3 hostels as per the accommodation facilities in which two are for girl students while one is for boys with excellent lodging & boarding facilities.
Mess facility, Indoor games, Recreation Room, Circulation of Newspapers & Magazines