University of Kashmir

country rank  115
world rank  4351

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University Overview

Founded in 1948, University of Kashmir is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Srinagar (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Jammu and Kashmir. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, University of Kashmir (KU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kashmir (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Indian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name कश्मीर विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym KU
Founded 1948
Motto From darkness to light
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Hazratbal
Srinagar (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
190 006 Jammu and Kashmir
India
T +91 (194) 242 3345
F +91 (194) 242 1357

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office

+91 9419094644
(194) 227 2096

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Kashmir's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation

1948


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)
  • State Nursing Counseling

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019