Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
Approved Under 12(b) & 2(f) of UGC Act 1956

The aim of the Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) is to equip the individuals, belonging to different fields of work, with necessary skills to meet the ever mounting challenges and inculcate in them the pride of belonging to the particular profession to which they belong. The prime objective of the HRDC is to cater to the needs of the teachers/ principals, research scholars, non-academic staff and to enhance their knowledge/skills through systematic course work and methodologies.


The specific objectives of HRDC are:

  • To focus on different modes of approach in order to meet the challenges of life in order to become not merely a trained professional but also a better citizen.
  • To organise advanced level capacity enhancement and continuous knowledge up-gradation training programs for people working in different capacities and roles.
  • To conduct programs to build research, teaching and administration competence for holistic development of individuals.

The HRDC of SMVDU will cater to the needs of Faculty Members, Non-Academic Functionaries/ Administrators/ Other Working Officials, Independent Officials and Research Scholar as per guidelines of UGC as well as according to the demand of environment and participants from time to time. To commensurate with it, the HRDC shall aim to organise various activities including orientation programmes, refresher courses, interdisciplinary courses, short term programmes, certificate courses in various disciplines/streams, training programmes, workshops, seminars and conferences in a regular mode.

Accordingly, various activities/courses of longer and shorter duration will be organised by HRDC of SMVDU. The courses with longer duration will be organised preferably during the vacation period in order to have a higher response rate. Whereas the courses with shorter duration will be organised throughout the year preferably on weekends. The courses organised by HRDC of SMVDU will use variety of pedagogical tools including Case Studies, Role Plays, Business Games, Lectures, Demonstration, Field Visits, Practical training in laboratories, etc.

Results of Aug.-Dec. 2016 Semester
College of Nursing:
Faculty of Management
School of Business
Department of Economics
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Biotechnology
Department of Energy Management
Department of Architecture & Landscape Design
Faculty of Science
Department of Physics
Department of Mathematics
Department of Biotechnology
Faculty of Humanities & Social Science
Department of Languages & Literature

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S. No. Holidays Date
01. Guru Gobind Singh's Birthday January, 5
02. Lohri January, 13
03. Republic Day January, 26
04. Basant Panchami February, 1
05. Maha Shivratri February, 24
06. Holi March, 13
07. First Navratra March, 28
08. Ram Navmi April, 04
09. Mahavir Jayanti April, 09
10. Baisakhi April, 13
11. Good Friday April, 14
12. Buddha Purnima May, 10
13. Idu'l Fitr* June, 26
14. Raksha Bandhan August, 07
15. Independence Day August, 15
16. Janamashtami August, 15
17. * Eid-ul-Zuha(Bakrid) September, 02
18. First Navratra September, 21
19. Dussehra(Vijaya Dashami) September, 30
20. Muharram(Ashoora)* October, 01
21. Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday October, 02
22. Diwali October, 19
23. Govardhan Puja October, 20
24. Bhai duj November, 21
25. Guru Nanak Dev's Birthday November, 04
26. Eid-i-Milad-u1-Nabi* December, 01
27. Christmas Day December, 25
* The Holidays are subjected to appearance of Moon.


New Scholarships Announced for Meritorious Students from Academic Session 2017-18

Keeping with its tradition of encouraging merit at all levels, SMVDU has recently introduced Special Scholarships for meritorious students joining the B.Tech., B.Arch. & M.B.A. Program at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University from Academic Session 2017-18. The students fulfilling the criteria will be awarded the scholarships from the First Semester itself. The details of the scholarships are as follows:

Name of the Program Eligibility for Scholarship Scholarship payable
B.Tech. Up-to 30000 AIR (CRL) in JEE (Mains) examination Full Tuition Fee waiver for first 05 Semesters
Above 30000 & up-to 50000 AIR (CRL) in JEE (Mains) examination Full Tuition Fee waiver for first 04 Semesters
Above 50000 & up-to 100000 AIR (CRL) in JEE (Mains) examination Full Tuition Fee Waiver for first 03 Semesters
B.Arch. Up-to 500 AIR (CRL) in JEE (Mains) examination Full Tuition Fee waiver for first 05 Semesters
Above 500 & up-to 1500 AIR (CRL) in JEE (Mains) examination Full Tuition Fee waiver for first 04 Semesters
Above 1500 & up-to 3000 AIR (CRL) in JEE (Mains) examination Full Tuition Fee waiver for first 03 Semesters
MBA Above 90 percentile in MAT/CMAT Full Tuition Fee waiver for 01st year & 50% Tuition Fee waiver for 2nd Year
85 to 90 percentile in MAT/CMAT Full Tuition Fee waiver for 01st year
80 to 85 percentile in MAT/CMAT 50% Tuition Fee waiver for 01st year

Note: The student is required to maintain a CGPA of 7.5 with no backlogs

The University Offers two types of Assistantship programme to its students with the twin objective of encouraging the meritorious students and to inculcate in them a professional work culture.

Student Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) has initiated Student Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme (SMMSS) to inculcate work culture and competitive spirit among the students. SMMSS erstwhile (Student Assistantship Programme) SAP has been in existence since 2005 and for the first time in the state of Jammu & Kashmir by any University at this scale.

Such a situation shall be dealt with in the following manner:

Example: For instance there is a situation such as the follows for class strength of 55 to 60 students:
No of students eligible = 06
Student No. 01 has SGPA of 9.22
Two students at No. 02 having SGPA of 9.15 each
Student No. 04 has SGPA of 9.12
Student No. 05 has SGPA of 9.10
Student No. 06 has SGPA of 9.08
Student No. 07 has SGPA of 9.00
[Total no of students in the above example is 06]


Note: It may kindly be noted that for the students of batches 2006, 2007 & 2008 the old scheme of SAP will be followed as is being done previously and for the students of 2009 batch SAP scheme as published in Prospectus 2009 will be followed.

Research Assistantship Programme

In tune with vision & objectives of the University SMVDU offers Research Assistantship Programme to Research Scholars. The aim of this programme is to provide financial assistance to the students pursuing Ph. D. in the University. Under this program an assistantship of Rs.8000/- to Rs.15,000/- per month is provided to the Research Scholars in various discipllines, besides an annual contingency of Rs.4000/-. The program aims at preparing students for carrying out cutting-edge research in Science, Technology & Management. The selected Candidates have to put in 10 hours of work in the respective School of Studyweekly or 140 hours per semester as per the academic job assigned by the Director of the School.


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