Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University was established under an Act of J&K State Legislature in 1999 as fully residential and technical university, the first of its kind in J&K. Recognized by UGC under Section 2(f) & 12(B) of the UGC Act of 1956, the university receives funding from UGC. The university ranked 26th among Architecture Institutions, 101-150 among Engineering Institutions and 151-200 amongest top Universities in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2023) declared by the MHRD, Govt. of India.

Vision of the University

Establishment of a Scientific & Technical University of Excellence to nurture young talented human resource for the service of Indian Society & World at large preserving the integrity and sanctity of human values.

Mission of the University

The Mission of the University is the pursuit of Education, Scholarship and Research and its application to the Society at highest International levels of excellence.