The University of Jammu is one of the India’s premier research and teaching institutions and has been rated by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) as an ‘A’ Grade University. The education scenario in the country has become dynamic and competitive and there is tough competition in the education sector at global level. It is imperative for the University to keep a close watch on various developments that are taking place internationally and respond to the same. The University strives to achieve Quality and Excellence in academic pursuits for bringing a desirable healthy social change in the society and enhancing the employability levels of the youth of the State in the job market not nationally but globally. Our students bear the torch of enterprise, innovation and excellence, the light of which is spreading in every corner of the world.
The University emphasizes on imparting excellent educational and practical training to the students in an encouraging environment, paying equal attention to their all round development. Syllabi of courses are regularly updated and infrastructural facilities modernized. University understands the important role of teaching fraternity in shaping the students as the responsible citizens of tomorrow. To enhance the employability of students from the state the University will be introducing job-oriented courses. Six departments of the University - Physics, Geology, Management, Commerce, Political Science and Chemistry have been recognized by the University Grants Commission as SAP Departments, and excellent teaching and research is going on all teaching departments. The University endeavors to bring transparency to its functioning at various levels.
The University has also developed linkages and collaborative programs with more than 30 institutions, at the national as well as the international level in both research and teaching. Extracurricular activities are an integral part of the growth and development of young people. The merging of the Institute of Music and Fine Arts, Jammu with the University is an important step in the right direction.
In order to provide higher education to the people residing in remote areas of State, the University of Jammu has set up its Campuses at Bhaderwah, Kathua, Udhampur, Ramnagar, Reasi, Kishtwar and Poonch. The Directorate of Distance Education is one of strong components of our University. The University of Jammu through its Directorate of Distance Education is engaged in enhancing access and quality of education through distance learning mode. Globalization and Internationalization have far reaching impact on education and will indefinitely continue to shape the future of teaching-learning process and its transaction and delivery.
I am sure that the civil society and students will find this Website informative and shall help them to opt for the University of Jammu for Higher Education.
(Dr. M.P.S. Ishar)