Jammu University, Jammu
The University of Jammu came into existence in 1969 vide Kashmir and Jammu Universities Act 1969 following bifurcation of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir. The University is accredited as 'A+' grade by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2016. University of Jammu is Ranked 63rd among top 100 universities of India as per National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Report 2017.
Department of Education
Post-Graduate Department of Education was established in the year 1973. Initially, the Department started M.Ed. class of one year with an intake capacity of 25 students along with one Professor and four lecturers. Later on another class of M.A. Education of two-years was started in 1978 with an intake capacity of 50 students. The distinguishing feature of Department is that DRS-I was granted to it under Special Assistance Programme (SAP) by UGC in the year 2011-12 for the Period of five years i.e. up to 2011-2016. Again DRS-II has been granted to it under Special Assistance Programme (SAP) by UGC in the year 2016-17 for the Period of five years i.e. up to 2016-2021
Jammu City, 576 kilometers away from Delhi at the foothills of Trikuta Range is besides the river Tawi at an altitude of 1030 ft. Land of brave Dogras known for their heroic deeds as it is a land of peace& progress. Dogras are handsome and artistic people who love beautiful things. Jammu has numerous temples in its lap and hence called the City of Temples. Linked with rail, road and air the city has emerged as a big trading Centre in the recent years. The view of the dawn and dusk of this sacred city is simply enchanting.
Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
42 k.m to the north of Jammu is a shrine of immense religious significance, the cave of Trikuta Bhagwati, commonly known as Vaishno Devi that attracts lakhs of devotees every year. About 30 meters long, the entry to the cave is through a narrow opening reached after wading knee deep through a stream. Inside are images of three manifestations of Vaishnodevi; Mahasaraswati, Mahakali and Mahalakhsmi. The holy cave shrine is located on a beautiful recess of Trikuta Mountain at an altitude of 5000 feet.
Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah Shrine
Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah Shrine is a holy Muslim Shrine and is about 35 km in the north of Rajouri district. This shrine is associated with great saint Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah. He reached this village in 1765 for meditation. This shrine is surrounded by scenic high mountains, green pastures and dense forests. Reaching Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah Shrine is quite convenient. It lies about 177 km from Jammu City. It is also known as Shadra Sharief and is connected with Rajouri district by a 35 km long road.
Air: Flights to Jammu are available from different parts of the country and Satwari Airport, Jammu, India (IXJ)is 3 kms away from University of Jammu.
Rail: Train facilities are available from various destinations like Mumbai Bandra (Terminus.), Kolkata, Indore, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Haridwar, New-Delhi, Ludhiana, Jalandhar etc. to Jammu Tawi Railway Station. There are some trains that travel to Katra in such cases; Jammu Tawi Railway Station is a convenient point to get down. From Jammu Tawi Railway Station one can reach University of Jammu by Matadors/auto rickshaws as the distance from Railway Station to University of Jammu is 1. Km.
Road: Jammu City is well connected to the major cities of India.AC Sleeper Coaches run daily from New-Delhi to Jammu and Jammu to New Delhi. Buses run in between from all the important cities of the state.