Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
A State University recognized under Section 2 (f) & 12 (B) of UGC Act of 1956
Ranked 79th among Engineering Institutions, Ranked 24th in Arhitecture and Among Ranked Top 100 Business Schools in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2021) declared by MHRD, Govt. of India.

fact history


Establishment of SMVDU

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) has been established under THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR SHRI MATA VAISHNO DEVI UNIVERSITY ACT, 1999.an Act of the J&K State Legislature (ACT No. XII of 1999 dated 12th May 1999) as an autonomous, highly Technical & fully Residential University.

The University started functioning as an academic unit in Aug 2004 when it was inaugurated on 19th August 2004 at the hands of the then Hon'ble President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam. Dr. Kalam also delivered the first lecture to the students of the University.

Recognition

The University is approved by UGC under Section 2(F) & Section 12(B) of UGC Act of 1956.

The technical programs of the University are recognized by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) while Architecture program is recognized by Council of Architecture.

Funding

The University receives funding from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, an autonomous Board set up in August 1986 under the provisions of The Jammu and Kashmir Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Act, 1986 of J&K State Legislature. The University also gets funds from J&K Government. University is also a participating institution under the World Bank assisted TEQIP-III Project of MHRD, Government of India and has been getting funds under this scheme.

Logo

logo 600The Design of the logo looks like a Lotus, a symbol of regeneration or a flame. If we see it from a particular angle, it also looks like 'OM', the Supreme Word. The three green bars are symbolic representation of three holy peaks of Trikuta Hills and / or the three 'pindies' in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. The Sun, the giver of Light, Warmth, Time, Direction, Life Force, Energy, Power, Radiance and Enlightenment have been shown surrounded by radiating rays going out to nine planets of the Solar System. All this is , however, left to the imagination of the viewer.

The English version of the motto is "GOD (BHRAMA) IS SCIENCE". 'Bhrama' has been defined as something or someone who nourishes the universe and makes it grow. Science matches the definition wonderfully because science over the years has also done the same. If the world population is any indication, science has done very well indeed. We have not only become the dominant species, we also have grown to an unprecedented numbers. Moreover, the reach of the modern scientists has spread much beyond the sun and the moon and they are now eyeing the far-reaches of the universe from where even the light takes years and centuries to reach the earth. Science has given man god-like powers to create and destroy and so for he has used these powers more or less responsibly. Let us hope the good sense continues to prevail and the mankind continues to expand the boundaries of Human Knowledge, so that science and the spirituality ultimately meet in a confluence of superhuman achievements.

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University's Achievements

14052022 newsGoldSMVDU Faculty tops with Gold Medal+Elite certification in NPTEL Course...Read More

14052022 newsExpTalkSMVDU Faculty Delivered an Expert Talk at National Webinar...Read More

12052022 pardeepMr. Pradeep Singh of SMVDU Declares Qualified for the Award of Ph.D....Read More

10052022 appleSMVDU Student Features in Apple Hall of Fame...Read More

09052022 menuMs. Meenu Sharma, Researcher, SMVDU, Declares Qualified for the Award of PhD...Read More

02052022 mscMs. Shaymli Pawar Publishes Research Paper in SSCI Journal...Read More

28042022 NewsSMVD University Student Scores to Harvard Graduate School of Design...Read More

12102021 BairwaSMVDU Researchers discover links between Autophagy and Flocculation using Yeast as a model organism...Read More

04042022 jatinMr. Jatin(CSE) cleared the Google Cloud's Associate Cloud Engineer exam...Read More

30032022 vedantVedant Goswami(CSE) got AIR 68 in CS stream...Read More

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