The Central University of Jammu, situated in Jammu, Jammu, and Kashmir, has been established through an Act of Parliament: "The Central Universities Act, 2009" by Govt. of India. It started working in the year 2011. Dr. Sudhir Singh Bloeria was the first Vice Chancellor of the university.
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 the 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), 5 new PG Courses were added which includes: Computer Science, Educational Studies, Environmental Sciences, Human Resource Management and Travel and Tourism Management in Temporary Academic Block (TAB-II) at Sainik Colony Extension. Since the 3rd session (2013-2014) all the departments are functioning from the TAB at Sainik Colony. 4 new postgraduate courses were introduced in the academic session (2014-2015): National Security Studies; Public Policy and Public Administration; Social Work and Mass Communication and New Media. The University also offers an Integrated M-Phil-Ph.D program in 8 subjects.
The University carries out its administrative functions from its head office at the Bagla, Rahya-Suchani, Distt. Samba.
The Central University of Jammu campus is under construction at the Village Bagla, Raya Suchani in District Samba, which is at an approximate distance of 25 kms away from Jammu.
School of Business Studies
Department of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour
Department of Tourism and Travel Management
Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Department of Retail Management
Department of Banking and Finance
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
School of Education
Department of Educational Studies
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
School of Languages
Department of English
Department of Hindi & Other Indian Languages
School of Life Sciences
Department of Environmental Sciences
Department of Animal Sciences and Wild Life
Department of Plant Sciences
Centre for Molecular Biology
School of National Security Studies
Department of National Security Studies
School of Knowledge Management, Information and Media Studies
Department of Mass Communication and New Media
To be a leading Centre of higher learning, integrating culture, knowledge, philosophy, science and the value system of our heritage with modern and emerging concepts, skills, technology and management practices.
Impart education which in its breadth and scope represents the 3 main symbols in our university logo; iridescent like the rising Sun, immortal as the Banyan Tree and infinite like the Sky.
Inculcate self-confidence; which when combined with the disciplinary study, leads to faith in one’s strength and conviction.
Develop talent for sustainable growth in academics, administration, business and research by laying emphasis on the organized thought, self-discipline and discriminative faculty.
Encouraging the interdisciplinary focus, as also collaborative research with leading Institutions aimed at the optimum development of the human resource and integration of new ideas and innovations.
Provide a modern, environmentally sustainable, healthy and vibrant Campus in the consonance with the principles of Green technology.
Play a participatory role in the affairs of the people of surrounding areas in particular and civil society in general.
The university's administrative office is housed in a building at the campus site at the Rahya- Suchani (Bagla), Distt-Samba, (J and K). All the teaching Departments had started functioning from the university's Main Campus from the Academic session of year 2017-18. The university campus area extends to 610-acre which comprises a variety of noteworthy geographical characteristics, including a scenic environment, various buildings, and the large roads. The campus is a sight to behold, with architectural harmony and the natural beauty. The main academic building houses various teaching, research, library, laboratory and recreational facilities.
To meet the contemporary demands of many study program, the University boasts state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities such as smart classrooms, well-equipped Research Laboratories, and Lecture Theatres. The University has a fully automated library that is stocked with an adequate number of books (both physical and electronic), journals (both physical and online), and reference materials relating to the many disciplines or programs of study provided by the University.
The University is equipped with the seamless Wi-Fi connectivity and candidates can access the Internet through their own laptops from anywhere in the Campus. The University also has 3 state-of-the-art ICT Labs equipped with high-end PCs loaded with necessary software accessible to the candidates of all the disciplines.
The library was established in 2011 and now caters to the 21 departments. It has a collection of about 27253 Books, 50 print journals, 5118 online e-journals, 277 e-Books, 16 Newspapers, 15 Magazines and remote access facility for accessing the subscribed e- resources through INFED (INFLIBNET).The Library has 10 Computers for the Research Scholars and Candidates to access the e-Resources, Internet and OPAC. This library has access to the anti-plagiarism software namely URKUND and iThenticate (Turnitin).
The Directorate of Physical Education was established in 2018 with an objective of developing and promoting the sports culture among the youth for overall development of their personality. The directorate aims to develop the spirit of sportsmanship, achievement, national pride and patriotism among youth. With a view to realise and fulfil this mammoth task, the Directorate plans to develop the sports facilities and infrastructure in the university campus and conduct camps, marathons, university campus sports activities etc. Candidates brought laurels to the institution by winning a number of state and national level competitions. The Directorate of Physical Education has constituted a 'Fitness Club' that regularly organises the activities which promotes the vision of the Fit India Movement. Candidates of Central University of Jammu participated in the various sports events like All India inter University sports championship, State sports championship etc.
Equality of opportunity is one of the most important principles of constitutional democracy in India. Central University of Jammu ensures every person an equal opportunity at all levels irrespective of any caste, religion, race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, age, minority, economically weaker section or disability. The objective of the cell is to create a conducive atmosphere for healthy interpersonal relations among the students of different sections The CUJ promotes the diversity and inclusive practices within the campus.
The Central Placement Cell of the Central University of Jammu endeavors to facilitate and provide suitable placement to candidates in reputed multinationals, Government Organizations, NGO's and the private sector. It is in touch with the leading national and multinational companies. The University prepares the candidates for the industry by providing them with pre-placement training and skills.
Many Candidates of the Central University of Jammu are pursuing higher degrees in the good institutions like Delhi University, Hanyang University (South Korea), ENSCBP Bordeaux (France), Jamia Millia Islamia, Punjabi University, MANNU (Hyderabad), University of Estonia, IIT Jodhpur, NIT Srinagar, Central University of Rajasthan, IIT Indore etc. Our Candidates are showing excellence in their careers by pursuing their higher education from all these reputed institutions.
The University is also providing coaching for Competitive exams like UPSC, JKPSC, BANKING etc. to the aspiring Candidates(including those belonging to SC,ST,OBC, PWD and EWS categories) for the different competitive examinations.