The Central University of Jammu came into existence on August 08, 2011, with the appointment of Dr. S. S. Bloeria as the first Vice-Chancellor. It was established by the Central Universities Act, 2009 (Act No.25 of 2009 read with the Central Universities Act, 2009).The first academic session (2011-2012) commenced with three Post Graduate courses in English, Economics and Applied Mathematics at Temporary Academic Block-I (TAB-I) at Sidhra bypass road, Jammu. In the next academic session (2012-2013),five PG Courses were added: Computer Science, Educational Studies, Environmental Sciences, Human Resource Management and Travel & Tourism Management in Temporary Academic Block (TAB-II) at Sainik Colony Extension. Since the third session (2013-2014) all the departments are functioning from TAB at Sainik Colony. Four new post graduate courses will be introduced in the forthcoming academic session (2014-2015): National Security Studies; Public Policy & Public Administration; Social Work and Mass Communication & New Media. The University also offers an Integrated M-Phil-Ph.D programme in eight subjects.The University carries out its administrative functions from its head office at 8/8 Trikuta Nagar, Jammu.The Central University of Jammu campus is under construction at Village Bagla, Raya Suchani in District Samba, which is at an approximate distance of 25 kms from Jammu.
To be a leading Centre of higher learning, integrating culture, knowledge, philosophy and value system of our heritage with modern and emerging concepts, skills, technology and management practices.
Impart education which in its breadth and scope represents the three main symbols in our logo; iridescent like the rising Sun, immortal as the Banyan Tree and infinite like the Sky.Inculcate self confidence; which when combined with disciplined study, leads to faith in one’s strength and conviction.Develop talent for sustainable growth in academics, administration, business and research by laying emphasis on organised thought, self-discipline and discriminative faculty.Encouraging inter-disciplinary focus, as also collaborative research with leading Institutions aimed at the optimum development of human resource and integration of new ideas and innovations.Provide a modern, environmentally sustainable, healthy and vibrant Campus in consonance with the principles of Green technology.Play participatory role in the affairs of people of surrounding areas in particular and civil society in general.
Vice ChancellorProf. Devanand
Address8/8, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu-180 012(J&K State, India)