Central University of Jammu

The Central University of Jammu came into existence on August 08, 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, Distt. 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 kms from Jammu.

Jammu city is the largest city of the Jammu region situated at the banks of the popular river Tawi.It isalso the winter capital of the Jammu & Kashmir state. Owing to the large number of historical temples located within the city, it is also known as the City of Temples.The city is well connected with other cities by air, train and road.

Overview

Established in 2009, Central University of Jammu is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized city of Jammu (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Jammu and Kashmir. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Central University of Jammu (CUJ) is a coeducational higher education institution. Central University of Jammu (CUJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. CUJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

The city derives its name from Raja Jambulochan, the founder of the city. It is believed that during one of his hunting campaigns, he saw a goat and a lion drinking water at the same place. The Raja was amazed, abandoned the idea of hunting and returned to his companions. Recounting what he had seen, he exclaimed that this place, where a lion and a lamb could drink water side by side, was a place of peace and tranquillity. The Raja commanded that a palace be built at this place and a city was founded around it.

The Tourism is the largest industry in Jammu. Millions of devotees visit Jammu in connection with the holy pilgrimage to Mata Vaishno Devishrine and is also a base for the holy Amar Nathyatra. It is also a focal point for the visitors to Kashmir valley and other parts of the Jammu & Kashmir state as it is second last railway terminal in North India. All the routes leading to Kashmir, Poonch, Doda, Bhaderwah, Katra and Laddakh start from Jammu city. The city witnesses tourists from various parts of the country throughout the year.The places of interest for sightseeing at Jammu include old historic places like Amar Mahal, Mubarak Mandi,Bahu Fort, Raghunath Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple, Peer Kho, Mahamaya temple and many more. Jammu has a large number of mosques, shrines, gurudwaras and churches as well. The city also has a number of shopping places, fun parks, etc.

  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

The details of Library Personnel involved in the functioning of Library are: –

S.No.

Staff

Designation

1

Prof. S.K. Khosa

Library I/c

2

Ms. Prerna

Assistant Librarian

3

Mr. Romesh Chander

Assistant Librarian

The library was established in the year 2011 and now catering 21 departments. It has collection of  15000 books and 100 journals.

The library has a computer lab with 24X7 Wi-Fi facilities for research scholars and students.

The library has access to anti-plagiarism software namely URKUND.

The library functions on all days.

Apart from books library also has online E-Journals. 

S.No. Item Collection

Quantity

1 Online E-Journals INFLIBNET Consortium

7050

Full Text E-Journals

S.No. Publisher URL No. of Titles
1 Economic and Political Weekly http://www.epw.in 1
2 JSTOR http://www.jstor.org 2585
3 Wiley-Blackwell http://onlinelibrary.wiley.org 909
4 Taylor and Francis http://www.tandfonline.com 1080
5 Springer Link http://link.springer.com 1439
6 Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/  1036

Full-Text Databases

S.No. Publisher URL
1 ISID(The Institue for Studies in Industrial Development) http://isid.org.in

Description ISID has developed databases on various aspects of the Indian economy, particularly concerning industry and the corporate sector. It has created On-line Indexes of Indian Social Science Journals (OLI) and Press Clippings on diverse social science subjects. These have been widely acclaimed as valuable sources of information for researchers studying India’s socio-economic development.

2 JCCC (J-Gate @ UGC-Infonet) http://jgateplus.com

Description:- Gate is an electronic gateway to global e-journal literature. Launched in 2001 by Informatics India Limited, J-Gate provides seamless access to  millions of journal articles available online offered by 12,803 Publishers. It presently has a massive database of journal literature, indexed from 43,033 e-journals with links to full text at publisher sites. J-Gate also plans to support online subscription to journals, electronic document delivery, archiving and other related services.

a. Table of Contents (TOC)- For 43,033 e-journals.

b. Database – A comprehensive searchable database with 44,492,003 articles, with 10,000+ articles added every day.

3 MathSciNet http://www.ams.org/mathscinet

Description:- MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.

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Auditorium

The air-conditioned University Auditorium features seating capacity of about 165 persons.It is a multipurpose hall which caters to all academic and cultural activities of the University. It is equipped with projector and video conferencing equipment.

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