Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

  • Katra, Jammu And Kashmir
  • 3.3

    Academics & Faculty

    3.5

    International Exposure

    2

    Fees and Scholarship

    3.3

    Placements & Internships

    3.1

    College Infrastructure

    4.4

    Hostels & Food

    3.5

    Clubs & Associations

    3.8

    Social Atmosphere

    3

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  • Public 3.3

    Academics & Faculty

    3.5

    International Exposure

    2

    Fees and Scholarship

    3.3

    Placements & Internships

    3.1

    College Infrastructure

    4.4

    Hostels & Food

    3.5

    Clubs & Associations

    3.8

    Social Atmosphere

    3

    (13)
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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Overview

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, [SMVDU] is an autonomous and residential University. It was established in 1999 under the 'Jammu and Kashmir Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Act'.

University has four faculties consisting of 15 schools, which offer 8 Undergraduate, 11 Postgraduate, and 1 Integrated program besides PhD and Post Doctoral Research. SMVDU University has been ranked 78th under the Indian institutions and among the ranked top 100 Business Schools in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2020) declared by MHRD, Govt. of India. SMVDU Undergraduate Admission to various programs is based on performance in competitive exams or written tests, interviews, and group discussions.

University's technical programs are recognized by AICTE [All India Council of Technical Education] while the Architecture program is recognized by the Council of Architecture. The University logo is designed like a Lotus, a symbol of regeneration or a flame. Here are some of the key highlights of the University:

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra Highlights
Year of Establishment 1999
Official Website smvdu.ac.in
Area 470 Acres
Recognitions UGC
Approval AICTE
SMVDU Admission SMVDU Admission
SMVDU Fees SMVDU Fees Details
Type of University Autonomous
Infrastructure Facilities Canteen, Medical Aid Centre, Guesthouse, Bank, ATM Facility, etc.
Address  Network Centre, Sub-Post Office, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir 182320 
Programs Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral
SMVDU Email-id [email protected]
SMVDU Contact Phone: 01991- 285524; Fax: 01991-285694

SMVDU started functioning as an academic unit in August 2004 and was inaugurated on 19th August 2004 at the hands of the then President of India Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam. SMVDU is located in the lap of Trikuta Hills covering 470 acres of land and 2700 feet above the sea level. 

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SMVDU Courses:

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra offers a various range of courses with several specializations as tabulated below:

Courses Specializations
B.Tech Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electricals Engineering, Food Technology, Computer Science & Engineering
B. Arch/ B.Sc + M.Sc (Economics) / MBA -----
B.Tech {Lateral} Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Food Technology, Civil Engineering
M.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Energy System Engineering, Manufacturing & Automation
M.Sc Biotechnology, Physics, Mathematics
M.A English, Philosophy
Ph.D English, Economics, Philosophy, Energy Management, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Management & Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Biotechnology

SMVDU Placements:

SMVDU University, Katra has a dedicated Training and Placement Cell to manage placement activities.

  • SMVDU Placement cell maintains relationships with industries and also assists in summer training and campus placements for the graduating students.
  • It helps in developing relevant skills which help the students to get knowledge.
  • The University provides facilities like the auditorium with 1000 audience capacity, seminar hall with 300 seating capacity, 4 special lecture halls, 20 classrooms, GD/ conference rooms/ interview rooms, etc.

Top Recruiters:

Samsung Airtel HDFC Mutual Funds, Axis Bank
Capgemini IIFL L&T Infotech
Wipro Cummins TECHASPECT

SMVDU Schools:

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra provides a way to a great future for all the students under its shade. SMVDU provides several schools as mentioned below:

Faculty of Engineering

  • School of Computer Science & Engineering
  • School of Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • School of Mechanical Engineering
  • School of Architecture & Landscape Design
  • School of Energy Management
  • School of Civil Engineering
  • School of Electrical Engineering
  • School of Food Technology

Faculty of Management

  • School of Business
  • School of Economics

Faculty of Sciences

  • School of Physics
  • School of Mathematics
  • School of Biotechnology

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • School of Languages & Literature
  • School of Philosophy & Culture

SMVDU Infrastructure Facilities:

SMVDU University, Katra has a land of 470 acres on which there is a well-built SMVDU campus fulfilling all the requirements.

  • SMVDU Infrastructure Facilities provide bus facility for the students from campus to/from Domel for the convenience of the students.
  • Special bus facility for the faculty & staff members and their families are provided every Saturday from campus to Jammu and back.
  • The University provides uninterrupted power backups, water supply, and all necessities required.
  • The catering services for the staff, faculty, and students are being rendered by contractors in the boys and girls hostels.
  • Within the University campus, BSNL has opened its exchange providing mobile and landline connections to the University residents, and also mobile cell tower is located within the campus.
  • Medical Aid Centre provides services to all the students of the University.
  • It has 2 doctors, 2 male medical assistants, 2 female staff nurses, 1 lab assistant, 1 assistant, and 1 helper.
  • Facilities provided by Medical Aid Centre include OPD, Dental Unit, Ambulance Service, Physiotherapy Unit, well equipped clinical laboratory, etc.
  • The guesthouse facility is available with 15 rooms and 4 suites to accommodate guests.
  • The auditorium of the University "Matrika" has a seating capacity of 1000 persons and has been provided a stage with the latest and adjustable lights and sound system.
  • It has modern audio and video projection systems, the latest heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system.
  • The Central library of the University is a specialized technical library.
  • It has a total collection of 46000+ books and 3000+ CD's/ DVD's and the collection encompasses Management, Economics, Engineering, Architecture, Sciences, Philosophy, Culture, Religion, English, Dogri & Hindi Literature.
  • Also, the Library provides access to its users to various information and online periodicals from 40 internet computers.
  • Sports facilities provided by the University include Sports Hall, Gym Centre, Volleyball Courts, Yoga, Cricket Ground, Tennis Courts, TT Tables, Indoor games like Chess, Carrom, etc., Badminton Court, etc. 
  • Other facilities include Bank, ATM facility, Post Office, Seminar Halls, Conference Halls, Shopping Complexes, etc. 

SMVDU Scholarships:

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra lends a helping hand towards its students by providing scholarships every academic year. The economically backward students also get benefit from SMVDU scholarships. Some details are mentioned below:

  • The University has initiated the Student Merit cum Means Scholarship Scheme [SMMSS] to provide financial assistance in terms of semester tuition fee waiver & hostel fee waiver, ranging from 10% to 100% on merit basis during the semester to the top 10% meritorious students in various professional disciplines.
  • It also offers a Special Scholarship Scheme to meritorious students at the time of admission to B.Tech/ B.Arch/ MBA based on rank/ percentage scored in entrance examinations.
  • Based on the valid GATE score, 18 students in each stream of M.Tech shall be eligible for assistantship of Rs. 12,400/- per month.
  • UGC-NET/GATE qualified Ph.D. students of SMVDU are eligible for registering on a full-time basis. They are eligible for an assistantship of INR 25,000/- per month for the first two years and  INR 28,000/- per month for the next year along with a contingency of INR 12,000/- per year for the initial two years and a total of INR 25,000/- for the third year or till the time he/she submits the Ph.D. thesis.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowships in various Schools of study are offered by the University.

SMVDU Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have knowledge regarding the admission procedure for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra. They must be eligible to get admission in the course they choose for. SMVDU Cutoff is also mandatory to be cleared by the respective candidates to be the part of this University.

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech/ B.Arch
  • Candidate must have completed 10+2 level of education/ equivalent qualifying exam with a minimum of 60% aggregate
M.Tech
  • Candidate must have completed B.E/ B.Tech or Equivalent degree with 60% marks or equivalent CGPA.
MBA/ M.Sc
  • Candidate must have completed graduation in relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent CGPA.
M.A
  • Candidates must have secured 60% marks in the qualifying examination from a recognized University/ University/ institute with English as a subject. 
Ph.D.
  • Candidate should have obtained a Master's Degree in the relevant domain.
  • Candidate should have secured 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA. 

SMVDU Admission:

SMVDU Admission can be easily done by filling the application online on the University website.

  • SMVDU Official website is 'smvdu.ac.in'.
  • Candidates can download the application brochure. 
  • Candidates need to pay Rs.1100 as application fees at the time of submission. 
  • For inquiry related to the online application form: 1800-180-7133 (Toll-Free No.)

SMVDU Hostel Details:

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra provides different hostel facilities for both boys and girls students fulfilling all the necessary requirements.

  • Separate hostels for boys and girls are provided by the University.
  • There is accommodation for single, double, and three sharing rooms.
  • Hostels are provided with 24/7 internet connectivity.
  • SMVDU Infrastructure Facilities include Catering facility, Central library, etc.

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Highlights

Institution Type Public

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
79 Engineering
81 Engineering
24 Architecture

Exams Accepted by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

JEE Main

Exam Date: Jun 23, 2022

CMAT

Exam Date: Apr 09, 2022

Result Date: Apr 29, 2022

FAQs

How can a student get admission in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra?  

-SMVDU Admission can be easily done by filling the application online on the university's official website is 'smvdu.ac.in'. Candidates can download the application brochure. Candidates need to pay Rs.1100 as application fees at the time of submission. For inquiry related to the online application form: 1800-180-7133 (Toll-Free No.)

Is there any well-established placement cell at SMVDU University?

-Yes, SMVDU University, Katra has a dedicated Training and Placement Cell to manage placement activities. Recruiters that recruits the students at every academic years are: Samsung, Axis Bank, HDFC Mutual Funds, Capgemini, Wipro, Airtel, IIFL, Cummins, L&T Infotech, TECHASPECT and many more.

Does Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra provides scholarships to its students?  

Yes, the University has initiated the Student Merit cum Means Scholarship Scheme [SMMSS] to provide financial assistance in terms of semester tuition fee waiver & hostel fee waiver, ranging from 10% to 100% on merit basis during the semester to the top 10% meritorious students in various professional disciplines.  

What all infrastructure facilities is been provided by SMVDU University, Katra? 

SMVDU University, Katra has modern audio and video projection systems, the latest heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system. The Central Library of the university is a specialized technical library. It also has Shopping Complexes.

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

3.3

Based on 13 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

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>3-4 star

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Component Rating (Out of 5)

Academics & Faculty

3.5

International Exposure

2

Fees and Scholarship

3.3

Placements & Internships

3.1

College Infrastructure

4.4

Hostels & Food

3.5

Clubs & Associations

3.8

Social Atmosphere

3

Shivanshu | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2017

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

  • 3.9
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Clubs & Associations 4
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
Fees and Scholarship
  1. The tuition fees is INR 120,000 per annum. Scholarship schemes are available for meritorious students who perform well in their academics. Also scholarships for girls. 10-20 students get the scholarship in each school of the university. A loan may be needed if your annual income is low. And maybe J&K bank can provide you with that easily.
Clubs & Associations

The number of student societies is there. Though there is not a large no. Of clubs but every year number of cultural and technical fests are celebrated in the college. Also, sports fests happen twice in a year So overall is quite a fun in the college

Riya | Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch.], batch of 2021

Reviewed on May 23, 2018

  • 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
Fees and Scholarship

Course fee per year is INR185000. Scholarships are available under merit basis.

Placements & Internships

I am not a graduate yet. For Architecture, internships are off-campus. Alumni network here is good.

Prashanth | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2018

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2017

  • 3.7
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 3.5
Fees and Scholarship
  • My course fee at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University is Rs. 1.6 Lakh per annum.
  • Top 6 students will get 100%, 50%, 25%, 10% concession in the tuition fee respectively.
  • 6 members from each course get scholarships every year.
  • Yes, loans are needed and we get them easily from the banks.
Placements & Internships
  • I did my Summer Training in Android in Hewlett Packard(HP) Hyderabad.
  • Key companies which visit Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University for campus placement are TCS, WIPRO, ORANGE, Indian Navy, INFOSYS etc.
  • Average Salary is around Rs. 3.2 lakh pa.
  • There is good alumni network present in the campus.

Ravi | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2018

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2017

  • 2.8
  • Clubs & Associations 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Academics & Faculty 2.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 1.5
  • Placements & Internships 2.5
Clubs & Associations
  • There are lots of clubs present in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University like music club, singing club, dancing club.
  • Different events like cultural events, technical events etc are held on the campus.
College Infrastructure
  • Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University infrastructure is excellent. You can see a fully natural environment on the campus.
  • The hostels are very good.
  • Mess food is good.
  • The library facility is good.

Charanjit | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2017

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2016

  • 1.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 1.5
  • Academics & Faculty 1.5
Fees and Scholarship
  • The college charges a huge fee. It's about Rs 8 lakhs ( total) for 4 year BTech course.
  • There might be some merit cum means scholarships available. I don't have complete knowledge about it. There are certain scholarships for outstanding students awarded on the basis of your semester score ( 30000 per semester/ max. 6 scholarships in a batch). 
  • Generally, 2-3 students in a batch get scholarhsips. 
  • Considering the huge fee, loan becomes the necessity. There are two banks inside campus ( J&K bank and OBC bank) from which one can get the loan. I can't say about how easily it is available.
Academics & Faculty
  • I have done my internship in the service and maintenance department of Peaks Auto Pvt. Ltd. which is one of the biggest dealer of Maruti Suzuki in north India. I didnt get any stipend. 
  • The placements are very poor in my college fo
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