श्री माता वैष्णो देवी विश्वविद्यालय

country rank  265
world rank  6599

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University Overview

Founded in 1999, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Katra (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Jammu and Kashmir. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) 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 21 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name श्री माता वैष्णो देवी विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym SMVDU
Founded 1999
Motto Vigynam Brahma
God is Science

University Location

Address Sub-Post Office, Katra
Katra (population range: 10,000-49,999)
182 320 Jammu and Kashmir
T +91 (191) 247 0067
F +91 (191) 228 5573

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office
Kakryal 182 320
+91 (1991) 285 634

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Architecture COA


  • Association of Indian Universities AIU

Academic Structure

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