Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
A State University recognized under Section 2 (f) & 12 (B) of UGC Act of 1956
SMVD University Admission Portal : Last Date of Online Application(s) for Admission in B.Tech. / M. Tech./M.Sc./M.A./Integrated Programs extended to 10th of June, 2023 (except MBA) and Last Date for admission in M.B.A. program is 31st of May, 2023 -

31052023 news

One-Week Workshop on “Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies” 2023 was conducted by the School of Electronics & Communication Engineering, SMVD University, Katra. The key objective of workshop is to provide an exposure to the faculty/staff/scholar/student in the field of “Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies” to enhance their knowledge in the domain. Workshop was started with the welcome note by the workshop coordinator, Dr. Sachin Kumar Gupta, Assistant Professor, SoECE, SMVDU Katra. Dr. Manish Sabraj, Head of School, introduced the key outcomes of the School in front of the participants from the different states of India. The workshop coordinator, Dr. Vijay Kumar Sharma, Assistant Professor, SoECE, SMVDU has highlighted the importance of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies in scenario of future development. Participants attended this workshop were from various states of India. The resource persons of the workshop were the top most researchers in the relevant domain like Dr. Anand Nayyer from Due Tan University, Vietnam, Dr. Manoj Kumar from Wollongong University Dubai, Dr. Adarsh Kumar from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Dr. Amrendra Singh Yadav from ABV-IIITM Gwalior, Dr Mohit Kumar from Dr. B. R. Ambedkar NIT, Jalandhar, Dr. Subhasish Dhal from IIT Guwahati and Dr. Sudeep Tanwar from Nirma University, Ahmedabad. The resource persons have provided the thorough understanding and hand-on practice in the field of “Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies”. The workshop coordinators, Dr. Sachin Kumar Gupta and Dr. Vijay Kumar Sharma are thankful to our Hon’ble Vice Chancellor and Registrar for the kind permission to organize this workshop.

30052023 biotechNews

The School of Biotechnology (SoBT) at SMVD University (SMVDU), in collaboration with the DBT-PG Teaching Programme, organized a talk on sustainable agriculture and food security. Prof. Ramakrishna Wusirika, a distinguished professor at the Central University of Punjab in Bathinda, delivered the guest lecture. The lecture emphasized the "Proteomic and Metabolomic Reprogramming in Wheat by Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi.” Prof. Wusirika presented his research findings, highlighting the significant impact of plant growth-promoting bacteria and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on enhancing wheat plants' proteomic and metabolomic profiles. Dr. Sharada Potukuchi, Coordinator (DBT-PGT program), thanked the professor for sharing his knowledge. Participants had an opportunity to gain insights into agricultural research and the applications of microbial biotechnology in improving yield parameters in wheat, a staple crop. The lecture also explored the broader implications of this research for sustainable agriculture and food security. Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Co-coordinator (DBT-PGT program), expressed his gratitude to Prof. Wusirika. Dr. Ratna Chandra, Head, SoBT, SMVDU, appreciated the organisers' efforts in putting together such an impactful event.

04052023 seminar

A one-day national seminar on "Essentials of Product Development" was held at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra. The School of Mechanical Engineering (SME) under the Faculty of Engineering at SMVDU organized the program. Dr. Ankush Anand, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, acted as the coordinator of the seminar and briefed all participants about its objectives. The program aimed to provide exposure to emerging trends and technologies used by product designers worldwide. Over 100 participants from various engineering institutes within and outside J&K registered for the seminar. Prof. Eswaramurthy, Head of SME, was the chief guest during the inaugural session of the seminar. He motivated the students to learn new techniques of product development. The seminar featured a series of expert talks by faculty members from institutes of national importance who discussed various aspects of product development in the current scenario. The seminar gave participants the opportunity to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, practical challenges encountered, and the solutions adopted in the field of engineering design. Dr. Ankush Raina, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, served as the co-coordinator of the program and presented the vote of thanks. The coordinators expressed their gratitude to Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, Prof. Ravindra Kumar Sinha, and Sh. Nagendra Singh Jamwal, Registrar, SMVDU

10052023 news

Dr. Satish Kumar Tiwari, an Assistant Professor at SMVD University, recently delivered a series of lectures during a week-long workshop organized by the Department of Philosophy at Lucknow University. The workshop, aimed at UGC-NET aspirants, took place from May 1, 2023, to May 6, 2023.During the workshop, Dr. Satish Tiwari provided valuable guidance to students, helping them understand the pattern of the UGC-NET exam, its syllabus, and the level of questions. He specifically covered various units of Philosophy Paper-2, including Logic, Indian Philosophy, Western Philosophy, and Indian Ethics.Dr. Satish Tiwari has been actively involved in assisting UGC-NET aspirants for the past decade, providing coaching services free of cost. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he is the founder of "Bhartiya Darshnik Manch," a platform dedicated to bringing together researchers, faculties, and academicians in the field of Philosophy.The participation of Dr. Satish Tiwari in the workshop proved immensely beneficial to the UGC-NET aspirants, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and preparation strategies to excel in the upcoming examination. His selfless dedication to mentoring students and his contributions to the field of Philosophy through the establishment of the "Bhartiya Darshnik Manch" highlight his commitment to promoting academic growth and intellectual discourse.

01052023 news

01052023 news2

SMVDU Katra organized mini marathon against drug abuse to celebrate 100th episode of Mann ki Baat. NSS unit and Board for Sports Activities organized the mini marathon in University premises. Around 100 participants participated in the event enthusiastically. NSS volunteers Awanish and Mehak also shared their thoughts on drug abuse. Refreshments and cash prizes provided by President, Hindustan Scouts and Guides NGO were also distributed to the participants. After the mini marathon event live Telecast of 100th episode of Mann Ki Baat was organized in a lecture Hall. Students listened thoughts shared by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. NSS coordinators Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Kamaldeep, BSA President, Dr. Parvez Salathia and other faculty and staff members including Dr. Indu Bhushan, Dr. Amit Sinha, Dr. Neeraj Tripathi, Dr. Vikram Singh, Mr. Avdhesh Gupta, Mr. Gaurav, Mr. Sanjeev Vadawan, Mr. Sumit Sharma were also present during the event. Vice chancellor Prof. R. K. Sinha congratulated all participants for attending the celebration events on the historic occasion.

08052023 news

Shankaracharya Jayanti was celebrated by the School of Philosophy & Culture, SMVDU. Dr. Anil K. Tewari, Assistant Professor SoPC gave an introductory speech. Dr. A. K. Sharma was the Chief Guest. The day was celebrated by showing a documentary titled Kalady: the triumph of faith over time (rediscovery of Sri Adi Shankaracharya’s birth place). Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti is celebrated on Panchami Tithi during Shukla Paksha of Vaishakha month. Shankaracharya is known for his teachings on Advaita Veddanta, which emphasizes the unity of the individual self (atman) with the universal consciousness (Brahman). The documentary discussed the importance of the birth place of Adi Shankaracharya. It shed light on the four peeths which are located in the four corners of India – Sringeri in South, Dwarka in the west, Puri in the east and Joshimath in the north. The main discussion was about history of acquiring Kalady and relocating Shankaracharya’s home and related places. It also discussed his life story and the incidents which encouraged him to observe Sannyasa. Students from various branches attended the celebration. Guest faculties of Vedic Studies, Mr. Keshav Kumar Pandey, Mr. Krishna Kumar Pandey and Dr. Chandra Shekhar Mishra explained Shankaracharya’s philosophy. Mr. Sumantha Sarthi Sharma discussed a few questions related to the importance of Advaita Vedanta Philosophy in present time. In the end, the vote of thanks was given by Dr. Madhu Mangal Chaturvedi.

New Events-2023

June 07

National Seminar

National Seminar on Smart Materials: Current Scenario and Future Prospects...Read More

More Events   


scholarshipc march scholarship red

University's Achievements

26052023 PoojaphdPhysicsMs. Pooja Khajuria Declares Qualified for the Award of Ph.D....Read More

12052023 newsSMVDU, Students Present Papers in an International Conference...Read More

09052023 ayushTripathiSMVDU Student selected for the Google Summer of Code 2023...Read More

08052023 trishalMr. Sushil Kumar Trisal declares qualified for the Award of Ph.D....Read More

04052023 navleenMs. Navleen Kour has been declared qualified for the Ph.D....Read More

04052023 shipraMs. Shipra Misra has been declared qualified for the Ph.D....Read More

02052023 csephdMr. Arjun Puri Declares Qualified for the award of Ph.D....Read More

01052023 sajitMr Sajid Ali Rather declares qualified for the Award of Ph.D....Read More

27042023 gouravMr Gourav Kumar declares qualified for the Award of Ph.D....Read More

25042023 saileshMr. Shailesh Pandita Declares Qualified for the award of Ph.D....Read More

27122022 eswamyProf. Eswaramoorthy delivers a talk on 17 SDGs... Read More

10042023 msheenaMs. Heena Shoket, Researcher at SMVDU, Declared Qualified for the Award of Ph.D....Read More

10042023 mrBalbirDr. Balbir Singh delivers lecture on NEP 2020... Read More

05042023 aksEcoMr. Ajay Kumar Sharma Declares Qualified for the Award of Ph.D. Degree...Read More

05042023 inshaMs. Insha Altaf Declares Qualified for the Award of Ph.D. Degree...Read More

03042023 ParulMs. Parul Sharma Declares Qualified for the Award of Ph.D. Degree...Read More

More Achievements