Facts and History
SMVDU was created under an Act of the J&K State Legislature in 1999 as a fully residential technical University, the first of it's kind in J&K. Recognized by UGC under Section 2(f) & 12(B) of the UGC Act of 1956, the university receives funding from UGC.
Office & Administration
His Excellency the Governor of J&K, Sh. N N Vohra is the Chancellor of the University while Prof. Sanjeev Jain is the 5th Vice-Chancellor of the University. Prof. V. K. Bhat, Dean, Faculty of Sciences is the Registrar of the University.
SMVDU Campus is located 14 Kms short of the holy town of Katra and about 40 Kms from Jammu, which is is extremely well connected by Road, Rail & Air.