Kashmir University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ayesha Taneem Ayesha Taneem | Nov 6, 2023
Ayesha Taneem
Ayesha Taneem

Updated on - Nov 6, 2023

Latest Updates for Kashmir University

  • 04 December 2023 :

    JEE Main application form 2024 window will conclude today, Dec 4, 2023 (9 PM).

  • 30 November 2023 :

    Kashmir University results 2023 have been declared for M.Tech and BG courses.

  • 27 November 2023 :

    GATE mock test 2024 links are activated on Nov 27, 2023, for all the test papers.

Kashmir University was established in 1948 under the University of Jammu and Kashmir. Kashmir University results have been released for various UG courses. Kashmir University admissions for programmes offered through Distance mode are open now. Admission 2023 for MTech, LLB, BTech(Lateral entry), MPharm, LLM, and BA LLB is in process. The university accepts scores of entrance examinations such as JEE Main, GATE, CMAT, and GPAT for admission to the B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, and M.Pharm programs.

KU has been re-accreditated by NAAC with an "A" grade for portraying high-quality standards in teaching and research. It offers 107 courses at UG, PG, and doctoral levels. As per the NIRF 2022 Ranking, the university ranks 53rd among the top universities in India. All significant faculties offer courses, including arts, science, engineering, management, law, education, medicine, etc. It also provides distance education. It also conducts an entrance test for admission to some of its courses. Information like the syllabus and previous year's question papers are available online.

Kashmir University is one of the oldest universities in the country offering a plethora of courses. Read more about what the students have to say at GetMyUni Verdict.

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Kashmir University Quick Insights

Kashmir University is one of the most prestigious universities in India. It was known as the University of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated into the University of Kashmir and the University of Jammu. Kashmir University has some unique curriculum patterns that offer some of the best highlights, which are given below.

Kashmir University
Year of Establishment 1948
Type of University Public
Accreditation NAAC Grade A+
Approvals UGC, AICTE, AIU, ACU
Recognition UGC, NIRF, QS BRICS
Courses Offered UG, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma & Doctorate Courses
Admission Criteria  Entrance & Merit Based
Entrance Exams Accepted JKCET, Jee Main, CAT, GATE, GPAT, MAT & CMAT
Total Faculty 568
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Area 247 Acres
Location Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir University Admission Dates 2023

Kashmir University offers merit-based admission by submitting the score of their qualifying exams for courses like MBA, MCME, M.Tech, B.Tech, IMBA, and M.Pharma. Candidates applying for other courses must take the university's separate entrance exam. Below are the tentative admission dates  

Event Date

JEE Main 2023 Registration Opens (Session 1)

December, 2023

JEE Main 2023 Registration Opens (Session 2)

February, 2023

JEE Main 2023 Exam Date (Session 1)

January, 2023

JEE Main 2023 Exam Date (Session 1)

April, 2023

GATE Admit Card

January, 2023

GATE Exam Dates

February, 2023

Kashmir University Ranking

Kashmir University is honoured by many organizations for its outstanding performance. It has been accredited with a prestigious A+ grade by NAAC. It ranks 150th in the QS BRICS Rankings and 51st in the QS India University Rankings. Displayed below are some of the rankings of the university in the latest years

  • Kashmir university ranks 53rd among the top universities in India in the NIRF ranking for 2022.
  • Kashmir University is ranked 76th in an overall category by NIRF ranking 2021.
  • Kashmir university ranked 48th among the top 100 colleges in the NIRF 2021 ranking.
  • Kashmir university ranked 56th among Indian top universities and 451st among the top Asian universities by QS BRICS 2020.

Kashmir University Courses

Kashmir University offers a variety of courses in various disciplines, such as engineering, management, law, etc. These courses are provided at UG, PG, and PhD levels. The BA course programs offer substantially three years of courses except for BA LLB, which is a five years course. Below mentioned are some of the courses.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
B.Tech 3 Years Passed 10+2 in science stream with minimum 50% + JEE Main scores
BA LLB 4 years Passed 10+2 from a recognized board/university
M.Pharm 2 Years Graduate degree in a relevant field from a recognized university with 55% + GPAT scores
BA 3 Years 10+2 qualification from a recognized board + Merit-based scores
MBA 2 Years Graduate Degree + CMAT/ MAT scores
MTech 2 Years B.Tech in relevant field with 55% marks + GATE scores
MEd 2 years B.Ed degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate 

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Kashmir University Fee Details

Kashmir University offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in science, management, law, etc. Applicants pay their fees to KU via online or offline mode. Below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the institute.

Course Total Tuition Fee
B.Tech INR 1.12 Lakh
M.Pharm INR 10,400
BA INR 25,000
MBA INR 11,600
M.Sc INR 1.44 Lakh

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Kashmir University Departments

Kashmir University offers various UG and PG in all the significant faculties, such as applied sciences & technology, biological sciences, physical & material sciences, engineering, arts, business & management studies, education, law, social sciences, medicine, dentistry, oriental learning, and music & fine arts. These departments are grouped under 12 schools, and two faculties are tabulated below.

Engineering Arts, Languages, and Literature Social Science
Open Learning Business Studies Education & Behavioural Sciences
Unani & Ayurved Dentistry School of Law
Earth & Environmental Sciences Medicine Biological Sciences
Applied Sciences & Technology Physical & Mathematical Sciences -

Kashmir University Admission

Kashmir University admission 2023 is ongoing. The admissions to courses like B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, and M.Pharm are based on the entrance exams such as JEE MainGATECMAT, and GPAT. About 67% of the total seats in a course or a program are filled by open merit category candidates, and the remaining 33% by reserved classes. Foreign or NRI students will not have to go through the entrance exam of Kashmir University for admission.

Kashmir University Eligibility Criteria

Kashmir University has different eligibility criteria for different courses, and the students must qualify to get admission to the college. The eligibility criteria for some of the courses are mentioned below.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria 

  • The candidates should have passed 10+2 in the relevant subjects, with a minimum aggregate of 50%.
  • The accepted exam is JKCET.

Read More: Kashmir University B.Tech Admission Eligibility

MBA Eligibility Criteria 

  • The candidates should have a bachelor's degree in any stream with at least 50% marks.
  • The accepted exams are CMAT/ MAT.

Read More: Kashmir University MBA Admission Eligibility

M.Ed Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates should have passed B.Ed with a minimum teaching experience of 3 years from a recognized educational institute.
  • 50% of the seats are reserved for candidates with no teaching experience after B.Ed and who have obtained a minimum aggregate of 55%.

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Why Choose Kashmir University?

Kashmir University has been ranked one of the top 100 colleges in India. It has 74 years of expertise in teaching. The following are the best features of the university

  • Kashmir University won the ‘District Green Champion Award’ 2021-22 from the Education Ministry.
  • Kashmir University has established Satellite Campuses at Anantnag (South Campus), Baramulla (North Campus), and three other campuses at Kupwara, Kargil, and Leh.
  • Kashmir University offers distance education in arts, sciences and fine arts subjects.
  • KU has several committees which check on the discipline and safety in the university and take appropriate action whenever required.

Kashmir University Academic Advantages

  • Merit/ Research scholarships and financial assistance are provided to its students. 
  • The law faculty is one of the oldest departments with three courses LLB, LLM, and BA LLB(Hons).
  • Its integrated MBA (IMBA) and Master of Tourism & Hospitality Management (MTHM) programs offer broad employability scope to the students.

Kashmir University Affiliated Colleges

Kashmir University has 45 affiliated colleges and 21 constituent colleges falling under its umbrella. Some of them are mentioned below

Gandhi Memorial College of Education Government Degree College For Women
Amar Singh Government Degree College Sri Pratap Memorial Rajput College of Commerce
SSM College of Engineering Jamia-Tul-Banat

Kashmir University Cutoff

Kashmir University cutoff 2022 has been released. There are 107 courses offered at the university. For most courses, admission is given based on a cutoff declared by the university. The cutoff will be determined based on seat availability and reservation categories. The students need to meet the basic cutoff set by the university. Admission to various courses is based on the college's cutoff criteria, eligibility norms, and procedures.

Kashmir University BA LLB Cutoff 2022

Category Opening Percentage Closing Percentage
Open 99.2 46.4
SC 72 -
ST 91.2 44
PWD 85.2 75

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Kashmir University Results

Kashmir University results for 2022 for most of the UG & PG courses have been declared on the official website of Kashmir University. The university conducts the exams on a semester basis, i.e. twice a year. Revaluation of answer papers is applicable after the Kashmir University results declaration, within ten days. Kashmir University evaluation results in 2022 are yet to be released on the official university website.

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Kashmir University Infrastructure

Kashmir University has a vast infrastructure with advanced facilities. With highly renowned software, it has an excellent infrastructure that is upgraded with the latest technologies every year. The university also provides e-tutorials online. Kashmir University's infrastructure includes the following.

  • Hostel
  • Sports facilities like Badminton, cricket, swimming, basketball
  • Laboratories
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Wi-Fi 
  • Transport
  • Medical Facilities
  • Gym
  • Library

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Kashmir University Placements

Kashmir University placements 2022 are in process. The Centre for Career Planning and Counselling (CCPC) is the placement cell of the university. The placement cell does many activities, including career planning and counselling to enable students to be industry ready and make the right career choices. Kashmir University conducts recruitment drives for students in the last year of their courses. According to the data submitted to NIRF,

  • The median salary package offered to UG (3 years) students was INR 8 LPA
  • The median salary package offered to UG (4 years) students was INR 6 LPA.
  • The median salary package offered to UG (5 years) students was INR 5 LPA

Kashmir University Top Recruiters

Many top companies visit the Kashmir University campus for placements. Some of the top recruiters that visited the university are.

HDFC Bank Standard Chartered Bank Hindustan Unilever Ltd
Infosys Axis Bank Ligare
Bharti Airtel Accenture BHEL

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Kashmir University Scholarships 

Kashmir University provides financial assistance to eligible students. Candidates must meet the eligibility conditions set by the college to avail of the scholarship facility. Kashmir University also accepts scholarships offered at the National Scholarship Portal. Some of the scholarships offered by the university are.

Scholarship Description
Merit Scholarship Two merit holders in any course are eligible for 2 merit scholarships. It is granted on the basis of merit in the Entrance Test. Students enrolled in the final year of M.A./M.Sc/M.Com can avail of scholarships based on merit scores.
Research Scholarship There are four scholarships in each department that are awarded for carrying out research leading to the award of Ph.D./ M.Phil degrees. In addition, they will also receive a grant for meeting miscellaneous expenses annually.
Student Aid It is financial assistance offered to meritorious students who come from low-income groups. The university also provides assistance to students with a poor economic background with preference being given to students who are orphans.

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Kashmir University Collaborations

Kashmir University has signed various MoUs to collaborate with different organizations and universities to grow its students. The collaborations are aimed at contributing to the research and development of the country and institute. The students highly benefit from these collaborations as they provide a holistic learning opportunity. Some of its collaborations are.

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institutes
United Kingdom  University of Leeds
U.S.A  Harvard University,  The University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK), 
Canada  The University of British Columbia (UBC)

National Collaborations

  • South Asia Foundation (SAF)
  • Gujarat University.
  • TCS

Kashmir University Faculty

Kashmir University has highly qualified faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. Most of them are PhD holders in their subjects. They have a very dedicated team of 568 faculty members working for the growth of students and the institute. The student-faculty ratio at the university is 1:41

Kashmir University Alumni

The Kashmir University Alumni Association (KUAA) came into existence on January 12 2002 and gathered to utilize its energy and expertise to help the students in the field. The association is developing into a vibrant one that continues to serve society and students. Some of Kashmir University's notable alumni are.

Notable Alumni Profession
Agha Shahid Ali Indian-American poet.
Davoud Danesh-Jafari Iranian politician/ economist, former Iran minister (economy and finance affairs)
Muhammad Ayyub Thakur Political activist/ Founder- World Kashmir Freedom Movement (WKFM)
Justice Bilal Nazki Indian jurist.
Farooq Nazki Poet/ Broadcaster/ Director Doordarshan & AIR Srinagar
Sunanda Pushkar
Sales director -TECOM Investments

Kashmir University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1 : 14
Total Faculty 568
Year of Establishment 1948
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 16375+
Campus Area 247 Acres
Accredited by NAAC
Recognised by UGC

Kashmir University Courses & Fees 2023

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹1,12,000 4 Years
MBA ₹5,000 2 Years
LLB ₹15,000 3 Years
B.Pharmacy ₹20,800 4 Years
BCA -- 3 Years
BA -- 3 Years
M.Ed ₹14,000 2 Years
MFC ₹5,000 2 Years
LLM ₹10,400 2 Years
M.P.Ed ₹36,000 2 Years

Kashmir University Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Kashmir University

B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: JEE Main

₹ 1,12,000 (4 Years)

₹ 5,000 (2 Years)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Offline On Campus

₹ 15,000 (3 Years)

₹ 20,800 (4 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

M.Phil [Master of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Full TimeOn Campus

₹ 50,000 (2 Years)

M.Ed [Master of Education]

Full TimeOn Campus

₹ 14,000 (2 Years)

M.Pharm [Master of Pharmacy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 10,400 (2 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 5,000 (2 Years)

₹ 19,500 (2 Years)

MSW [Master of Social Work]

Offline On Campus

₹ 28,000 (2 Years)

₹ 36,000 (2 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Offline On Campus

₹ 10,400 (2 Years)

₹ 5,000 (2 Years)

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted by Kashmir University

Kashmir University FAQs

Does Kashmir University offer Distance Education?

Yes, the University opened its separate Distance Education department, which provides UG and PG courses under Kashmir University Distance Education. These courses are provided through ODL mode (Open and Distance Learning).

What is the entrance exam for admission for B.Tech course at Kashmir University?

Kashmir University accepts admissions based on the JEE Mains as an entrance exam for B.Tech.

How are the placements at Kashmir University?

The university has a very active placement cell that provides all students with sufficient professional training and regular placement opportunities. During the last placement season, students from postgraduate courses received a median salary of INR 6 LPA

What facilities are available at Kashmir University?

The Kashmir University provides facilities like libraries, 24 hours Wi-Fi, highly developed labs, cafeterias, gyms and hostels.

How can I get admission in Kashmir University after 12th?

Candidates can seek admission by filling out the application online through the official website of the university. Applications are available until May 25, 2022.

How is the faculty at Kashmir University?

The university has a large faculty of 568 members, a majority of which hold Ph. Ds in their respective disciplines. The faculty members are all highly qualified in their fields and hold considerable expertise and experience.

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Mir Tahir Batch 2018 M.Sc Chemistry
Reviewed on Apr 27, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Bsc. 55% online application with 750 fee Kashmir university entrance test 18.75 /60 I got 22 points with 16 ranks in open merit.

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Jan Mohd Batch 2023 BA LLB
Reviewed on Jan 05, 2019
5 Placements

Placements & Internships : I haven't done any internship I don't know any of the roles and companies.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : A candidate needs to qualify the 10+2 examination from any board of examination I haven't yet given any entrance examination with 50% nee

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Aaqib Ali Batch 2020 MCA [Master of Computer Application]
Reviewed on May 24, 2018
3.5 Placements
5 Fees
3.5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure

Placements & Internships : Key companies for recruitment: Airtel, Udaan, WiproAverage Salary figure: INR 1k/year Highest salary figure: up to INR 5k/year. Alumni network: good

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility criteria: graduati

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Qadri Nm Batch 2018 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018
3.5 Placements
3.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
3 Campus

Placements & Internships : I did my internship rather industrial training from Habak Grid for four weeks and URI II for another four weeks in EE. Since it was just learning program, I didn't receive any stipend. Internet facilities are well equipped.

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Salim Mir Batch 2021 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018
3.5 Placements
4 Fees
5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
3 Campus

Placements & Internships : I had not done any internship yet as I am in 1st year but I have heard from my seniors that internship done through our university are pretty good and provide a good practical exposure. Sincerely not so many companies had come to hire but t

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