Message from T&P Officer


Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra has been established under an act “Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Act, (Act. No. XII). 1999” of Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly, as a residential and highly technical university to offer scientific and technical education of the highest standards. The university has been established with a foundation grant from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine board. The University is recognized by the University grants commission under section 12 (B) of UGC act of 1956. His Excellency Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, the honorable president of India inaugurated the university on August 19, 2004 by taking the first ever class of the students of SMVDU, Dr. Manmohan Singh Prime Minister of India addressed its second convocation on 25th April 2008, Sh. N. R. Narayana Murthy, Chief Mentor Infosys addressed second convocation on 16-11-2009 and former president of India Smt. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil addressed its third convocation on 25-11-2011.

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University has a well established Training & Placement Office to help establishing the vital link between the students and the perspective employers so that to facilitate students in their training and placements. We have best students from across the country, all admitted through national level tests like AIEEE/CAT/MAT. I am confident that these students if considered for recruitment will definitely help the business grow and prove themselves to be long term assets to the recruiting organization.

I take the honor to invite industries and corporate houses to visit Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University for campus recruitment of students.

B. K. Bhatia
Placement Officer

Correspondence Address:
B. K. Bhatia
Placement Officer
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
Kakryal, (Katra), Jammu & Kashmir, Pin-182320

Contact Details:
E-mail: crsrd[at], b_kbhatia[at]
Mobile: +91 94191-64533 
Tel. No.: + (91) 01991-285524, 285535,285634, 285699 (Ext. No 2756)
Fax: :+ (91) 01991-285573
Last Updated on Thursday, 27 June 2013 07:19

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