Cluster University of Jammu


The Cluster University of Jammu (CLUJ), is a collegiate public state university, located in Jammu in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is a cluster of five colleges of the Jammu city. It was established in 2016 under The Srinagar and Jammu Cluster Universities Act, 2016 together with Cluster University of Srinagar under the initiative of the centrally sponsored scheme, RUSA.[2][3] Cluster University of Jammu along with Cluster University of Srinagar was inaugurated by Prakash Javadekar, then Minister of HRD, Government of India on 17 April 2017.[4]

Cluster University of Jammu
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TypeState university
ChancellorLieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir[1]
Vice-ChancellorBechan Lal
Location, ,
CLU Jammu GGM Science college Campus

University ProfileEdit

The Cluster University of Jammu came into existence on 1 March 2017, with the appointment of the first Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Anju Bhasin. It was established by The Srinagar and Jammu Cluster Universities Act, 2016 (Act No. III of 2016). As a collegiate university, its main functions are divided between the schools of university and constituent colleges.[5]

The first academic session (2017-2018) commenced with 10 undergraduate courses, 8 postgraduate courses and 8 integrated courses in various subjects.[6]

Schools of UniversityEdit

The University includes 5 schools, namely Sciences, Humanities and Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Teacher Education and Engineering & Computer Technology.

Constituent collegesEdit

The university includes five constituent colleges, namely Govt. Gandhi Memorial Science College (as a lead college), Govt. MAM PG College, Jammu, Govt. S.P.M.R College of Commerce, Government College for Women Gandhi Nagar and Government College of Education Canal Road.[7]


The university currently offers 12 undergraduate courses, 8 postgraduate courses and 12 integrated courses in various humanities, sciences, and commerce subjects. Admission to the various courses is made on the basis of academic merit and Cluster University of Jammu Entrance Test (CLUJET).[8]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "LG is now Chancellor of all varsities in J&K; tenure of VC reduced". Daily Excelsior. Retrieved 2 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Jammu Kashmir: 2 cluster universities to be operational from current academic session : News". India Today. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  3. ^ "RUSA J&K - Higher Education Department - J & K". Higher Education Department, Jammu & Kashmir. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  4. ^ "HRD Minister inaugurates JK Cluster Universities". greater kashmir. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  5. ^ "CLUSTER UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU STATUTES" (PDF). Clujammu. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  6. ^ "CLUJET 2017 Prospectus" (PDF). Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Education Minister reviews academic plan for Cluster Universities". Kashmir Images. 5 February 2017. Archived from the original on 4 February 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  8. ^ "CLU Admission Guidelines 2018-19" (PDF). Retrieved 28 July 2018.

External linksEdit

  • Official website

Coordinates: 32°43′30″N 74°51′08″E / 32.7249°N 74.8521°E / 32.7249; 74.8521