Central University of Jammu

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Central University of Jammu
Central University of Jammu Logo.png
Motto in English
knowledge refines, purifies and sharpens the mind
TypePublic Central University
Established2009
ChancellorGopalaswami Parthasarathy
Vice-ChancellorProf Ashok Aima
Location
Samba
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Campus Rural
Websitecujammu.ac.in

Central University of Jammu in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India has been established through an Act of Parliament: "The Central Universities Act, 2009" by Govt. of India.[1] It started functioning from 2011. Dr. Sudhir Singh Bloeria was first Vice Chancellor of the university.[2]

University Profile[edit]

The Central University of Jammu came into existence on 8 August 2011, with the appointment of the first Vice-Chancellor. It was established by the Central Universities Act, 2009 (Act No.25 of 2009 read with the Central Universities Act, 2009).

The first academic session (2011-2012) commenced with three Post Graduate courses in English, Economics and Applied Mathematics at Temporary Academic Block-I (TAB-I) at Sidhra bypass road, Jammu. In the next academic session (2012-2013), five PG Courses were added: Computer Science, Educational Studies, Environmental Sciences, Human Resource Management and Travel & Tourism Management in Temporary Academic Block (TAB-II) at Sainik Colony Extension. Since the third session (2013-2014) all the departments are functioning from TAB at Sainik Colony. Four new post graduate courses were introduced in the academic session (2014-2015): National Security Studies; Public Policy & Public Administration; Social Work and Mass Communication & New Media. The University also offers Integrated M-Phil-Ph.D programme in eight subjects.

The University carries out its administrative functions from its head office at Bagla, Rahya-Suchani, District. Samba.

The Central University of Jammu campus is under construction at Village Bagla, Raya Suchani in District Samba, which is at an approximate distance of 25 km from Jammu.

Academics[edit]

The university offers UG, PG & research oriented programmes.

Schools and Centres[edit]

    1. School of Business Studies
      • Department of Human Resource Management & Organizational Behaviour
      • Department of Tourism and Travel Management
      • Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
    2. School of Basic and Applied Sciences
      • Department of Mathematics
      • Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
      • Department of Physics and Astronomical Sciences
      • Department of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences
      • Department of Nano Science and Material
    3. School of Education
      • Department of Educational Studies
    4. School of Humanities and Social Sciences
      • Department of Economics
      • Department of Public Policy and Public Administration
      • Department of Sociology and Social work
      • Centre for Comparative Religion and Civilization
    5. School of Languages
      • Department of English
      • Department of Hindi & Other Indian Languages
    6. School of Life Sciences
      • Department of Environmental Sciences
      • Department of Animal Sciences and Wild Life
      • Department of Plant Sciences
      • Centre for Molecular Biology
    7. School of National Security Studies
      • Department of National Security Studies
    8. School of Knowledge Management, Information and Media Studies
      • Department of Mass Communication and New Media

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lok Sabha (19 February 2009). "The Central Universities Bill, 2009" (PDF). presindia.org. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Jammu Central University finally gets its first VC". Zee News. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 13 April 2018.

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Coordinates: 32°41′26″N 74°52′39″E / 32.6905°N 74.8775°E / 32.6905; 74.8775