University of Kashmir or popularly known as Kashmir University is one of the prestigious universities, rated A+ grade by NAAC in 2019. The university offers a wide variety of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and certificate levels. Admission to the courses is done on the basis of various national level competitive exams like CMAT, GATE, JEE. The university also conducts an entrance exam for admission in some of its courses. 

Kashmir University Quick Update

June 18KU Admission 2021: Registration Deadline for MBA is July 3. Apply Here

June 15: KU B.A., B.Sc, B.Com Date Sheet Released.Check Here

June 14: KU MBBS,BG(Backlog) and Post Basic Nursing Training Result Declared. Check Here

May 27: KU BG and B.Sc Nursing 2020-21 Exam Result Declared. Check Here

May 26: KU Admission 2021: Registration Deadline for PG Entrance Test is June 07. Check Here

May 21: KU Admission 2021: Registration Deadline for UG & PG Courses is June 07. Check Here

May 10: KU has released the list of candidates who have received provisional admission to UG courses. Check Here

KU has released Selection List for M.Tech Admission 2021 on April 6, 2021. Visit the official website to check the Merit List.

Kashmir University (KU) has started the application process for UG Admission to First and Second Semester students under the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) Scheme. Apply here for Kashmir University Admission 2021

Kashmir University has released the “Revised Answer Key” for LLM Entrance Exam 2020-21. Candidates can visit the official website to check the revised answer keys.

Kashmir University, Directorate of Distance Education is inviting applications for admission to PG, PG Diploma, Diploma and Certificate courses. Interested and eligible applicants can submit applications before the deadline of April 05, 2021, at

Kashmir University M.Pharm Admission 2020-21: General Merit List Released for Self-finance Quota for 2020-21 academic session. Interested candidates who applied for Kashmir University Admission 2021 can check their list now. 

Kashmir University Ranking

Magazine Rank Year
QS World University 51 among the top universities in India 2020
NIRF 53 among the top 100 Universities in India 2019
Outlook  69 among the universities in India  2019
UNI Rank 124 among top universities in India 2018
UNI Rank 1 among top Universities in Jammu and Kashmir 2018
UNI Rank 4621 (World Rank) -

Kashmir University Courses

The University offers programs in all the major fields of Arts, Business & Management Studies, Education, Law, Applied Sciences & Technology, Biological Sciences, Physical & Material Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering, Oriental Learning, and Music & Fine Arts. It has been constantly introducing innovative and new programs to cater to the needs and demands of the students and society.

Tabulated below are the courses offered under various departments of the University:

Departments Courses offered Total Seats
Computer Science MCA 48+14 (Self-financed)
M.Tech 22
Electronics & Instrumentation Technology M.Sc 32+10 (Self-financed)
M.Tech 32
Pharmaceutical Sciences B.Pharm 15+4 (Self-financed)
Geography & Regional Development MA/ M.Sc 12+4 (Self-financed)
Institute of Technology B.Tech 50+15 (Self-financed)
English M.A. 60+18 (Self-financed)
Music & Fine Arts Bachelor of Performing Arts 10
Media Education  MJMC 30+9 (Self-financed)
Management Studies MBA 46+14 (Self-financed)
Commerce M.Com 66+19 (Self-financed)
Education B.Ed 100
M.Ed 44+13 (Self-financed)
Law BA LL.B 50+15 (Self-financed)

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Kashmir University Admission

Admission to the university is done through online mode. Candidates who wish to apply are required to visit the official website of the university and submit the application form. The University provides different courses and every course has different admission procedure, some candidates may go through entrance exams or some are selected on the basis of national level examination rankings for a particular course they are opting for. The final selection of the candidate will be done on the basis of marks secured in the entrance test. However, for courses like M.Sc Biotechnology and M.A. Mass Communication and Journalism, the university conducts two papers on a single day. The final selection of this category will be based on combined merit obtained in both papers.

The admission criteria for some of the major courses are mentioned below.

Program Eligibility Criteria Admission Criteria
B.Tech Passed 10+2 in science stream with minimum 50% marks (45% for Reserved Categories) JEE Main
M.Tech B.Tech in relevant field with 55% marks (50% for Reserved Categories) GATE
M.Pharm Graduate degree in relevant field from a recognized university with 55% aggregate marks (50% for reserved category) GPAT
MBA Bachelor’s degree in any stream with at least 50% marks (45% for Reserved Categories) CMAT/ MAT
LLM LLB degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks (50% for reserved category candidates) Entrance Test
M.Sc A graduate degree in relevant discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks (50% for reserved category candidates)

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Kashmir University Reservation

Kashmir University provides reservation to SC/ ST category candidates and students under different categories. Out of total seats, 67% of seats are filled through Open merit category candidates. Remaining 33% of seats available in the program will be filled up from amongst the reserved categories in order of merit. The table below represents the category wise reservation criteria.

Category Reservation
SC (Scheduled Caste) 5%
ST (Scheduled Tribe) 3%
Children of Gujjar and Bakerwal (CGB) 2%
Line of Actual Control (ALC) 1%
Residents of Backward Areas (RBA) 10%
Weak & Under Privileged Classes (Social Castes) {WUP} 2%
Candidates possessing outstanding proficiency in Sports (SPT) 2%
Differently-abled (with not less than 40% disability) 3%
Candidates possessing outstanding proficiency in NCC (B or C certificate) {NCC} 2%
Children of Permanent Resident of Defense Personnel/ State Police Personnel/Children of Ex-Defense & Police Personnel/ Children of Paramilitary Forces serving in the State (CDP) 2%

Kashmir University Results

The university conducts term-end examinations for undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Students can check the results of their respective courses by visiting the official website of the university. The notification for results is published on the official website and students must check it on a regular basis to get the latest updates. Along with the UG and PG courses, students can also check the DDE exam result.

Kashmir University has a separate portal for evaluation results for those students who fail in the examination. They can apply by visiting the examination tab and select the desired course and the result will be displayed.

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Kashmir University Admit Card

Candidates will have to download the University of Kashmir Admit Cards in order to give entrance examinations for UG, PG or any diploma course. The university notifies the publication for the admit cards in their general notification section. 

  • Candidates need to visit the official website Kashmir University.
  • The website contains a general notification section.
  • Click on the concerned course admit card download link. The link will open a new window for Admit Card Download at the concerned page.
  • Enter Registration Number and Date of Birth in the respective places and click on the Download tab of the website.

Note: Candidates are required to bring their Admit Cards at the time of examination because without these they will not be permitted to sit for the exam

University of Kashmir Scholarship

Kashmir University provides various scholarships under different categories to deserving candidates. The university offers three different scholarships mentioned below:

  • Merit Scholarship: Two merit holders in any course are eligible for 2 merit scholarships. It is granted on the basis of merit in the Entrance Test. Students enrolled in the final year of M.A./M.Sc/M.Com can avail scholarship on the basis of merit scored.
  • Research Scholarship: There are four scholarships in each department that are awarded for carrying out research leading to the award of Ph.D./ M.Phil degrees. In addition, they will also receive a grant for meeting miscellaneous expenses annually.
  • Student Aid: It is financial assistance offered to meritorious students who come from low-income groups. The university also provides assistance to students with a poor economic background with preference being given to students who are orphans.

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Kashmir University Distance Education

Kashmir University has a separate department for Distance Education which was established in the year 1976. Kashmir University provides various UG and PG courses under Kashmir University Distance Education. Kashmir University Distance Education focuses on providing education facilities through ODL Mode (open and distance learning).

Kashmir University Facilities

Below mentioned are some of the facilities offered by the university to cater to the needs of the students:

  • Hostels: There is an accommodation facility available for both male and female students admitted to the university. Each hostel provides mess facilities and services to the students. The room is allowed by a committee according to prescribed norms. 
  • Sports: The University has various cricket, hockey, football, volleyball, handball, baseball courts within the main campus. There is also a health club with the latest machinery to provide physical fitness to the students. 
  • Library: There is a rich collection of 6,36,000 books, 56,513 journals, 415 manuscripts, 545 CDs and DVDs. Besides, the library also includes Braille books, Digital Talking books, newspapers, magazines. etc.

Kashmir University FAQs

Ques. What are the courses offered at Kashmir University?

Ans. The University of Kashmir offers courses in all major fields like Education, Law, Business & Management Studies, Science & Technology, Social Sciences, etc. The courses offered at Kashmir University are: MCA, M.Tech, B.Pharm, MA/M.Sc in Geography & Regional Development, M.Sc in Electronics & Instrumentation Technology, B.Tech, M.A., MJMC, Bachelor of Performing Arts, LLB, B.Ed, M.Ed, M.Com and MBA.

Ques. Does Kashmir University offer admission in offline mode?

Ans. No, there is no provision of offline admission. The entire Kashmir University admission process is carried in online mode. Candidates can visit the official website and submit the application form.

Ques. Is the Kashmir University admission process same for all the courses?

Ans. No, the admission process varies from course to course. For some courses, the University of Kashmir conducts entrance exams and for some courses national level examination rankings are considered.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for admission in MBA?

Ans. Candidates seeking admission in MBA program must have cleared CMAT/MAT and must have minimum 50% marks in the Bachelor's degree (45% for reserved category).

Ques. Does Kashmir University offer any reservation?

Ans. Yes, the University of Kashmir does offer reservation to SC/ST category candidates under different categories. In each course, 33% seats are filled up from reserved categories in the order of their merit.

Ques. Does Kashmir University provide any Scholarship?

Ans. Yes, the University also offers scholarships under different categories. There are three Kashmir University scholarships:

  • Merit Scholarship
  • Research Scholarship
  • Student Aid

Ques. Does Kashmir University offer Distance Education?

Ans. Yes, the University opened its separate Distance Education department, which provides UG and PG courses under Kashmir University Distance Education. These courses are provided through ODL mode (Open and Distance Learning).

Ques. How good is Kashmir University?

Ans. Kashmir University is ranked 79th among the top 100 Universities in India by NIRF 2019, making it one of the top choices for candidates seeking admission. Kashmir University offers courses in several departments such as Business & Management Studies, Education, Law, Applied Sciences & Technology, Biological Sciences, Physical & Material Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering, Fine art and more. There are several facilities students can avail on campus, including sports provisions, a well-stocked library, accommodation in hostels and more. 

Ques. How is the faculty at Kashmir University?

Ans. The university has a large faculty of 542 members, a majority of which hold Ph.Ds in their respective disciplines. The faculty members are all highly qualified in their fields and hold considerable expertise and experience. 

Ques. How are the placements at Kashmir University?

Ans. The university has a very active placement cell which provides all students with sufficient professional training and regular placement opportunities. During the last placement season, students from postgraduate courses received a median salary of INR 6 LPA.

Ques. How to obtain admission to B.Tech at Kashmir University?

Ans. There are a few steps candidates can follow to apply for admission at Kashmir University. First, the candidate has to go to the official website of Kashmir University and click on the Downloads tab. Download the Application form by click on the link provided. Send the auto-generated form with fees receipt to the Office of Development Council along with the required documents.

Ques. How to apply for admission to Ph.D. courses at Kashmir University?

Ans. Candidates seeking admission to Ph.D at Kashmir University can visit the official website and click on “Application form for PG Entrance Test - 2020”. Read all the Important Instruction and proceed to register. After that register yourself and login with a new user name and password. Fill all the required information, upload photographs and pay the Application fee which is non-refundable. 

Ques. What is the syllabus for B.Pharma Entrance Test through Kashmir University?

Ans. The syllabus for the pharma entrance exam can be found in the pharmaceutical section of the Kashmir University website. 

Ques. How can an International student take admission in Kashmir University?

Ans. The university has reserved a total of 5% seats for foreign students. The student seeking admission in General category is not required to appear in the entrance test and apply in the prescribed format for admission.