Central University of Kashmir (formerly known as the Central University of Jammu and 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. The administrative office setup at 101, Baghi-Hyder, Hyderpora in May 2009 started functioning with a skelton staff engaged on deputation/ contract basis Milestones: Central University of Kashmir (formerly known as the Central University of Jammu and 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. The administrative office setup at 101, Baghi-Hyder, Hyderpora in May, 2009 started functioning with a skelton staff engaged on deputation/ contract basis.Substantive appointments to various administrative posts including First Registrar, Deputy Registrar, Assisstant Registrar were made in June, 2010. Common Entrance Test for admission to MBA, M.Sc I.T & M.A.English programmes was conducted on 19 & 20 June at 30 centers across India in colloboration with 6 other Central Universities. Transit Campus of the University was setup at Sonwar in August, 2010. A boys hostel was set up at Sonwar to facilitate the students coming from different parts of the State/Country.Transport facility was put up in place to facilitate the communication of students to and from the University in February, 2011.The work related to the demarcation of the land for University Campus at Ganderbal and preparation of Contour maps was allotted to CPWD.Three more Masters programmes Economics, Mathematics, Convergent Journalism and one Integrated BALLB programme were offered from Academic Session 2011.An Academic block of the University along with a boys and a girls hostel was established at Magarmal Bagh.Substantive appointments to various teaching positions in Management Studies, English, Information Technology, Law, Convergent Journalism and Mathematics were made in February, 2012.Three more Masters programmes Urdu, Education and Tourism Management were launched for Academic Session 2012.Two Integrated M.Phil / Ph.D in Management and in English programmes and LLM programme were also offered from Academic Session 2012.One more Masters programme Politics was launched for Academic Session 2013.
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, andTo pay special attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people, their intellectual, academic and cultural development.
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.
Vice ChancellorProf. Mehraj Uddin Mir
AddressTransit Campus,Sonwar (Near G.B.Pant Hospital),190004 Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir.
Phone Numbers0194-2468357, 0194-2468346