SMVDU 2020 Admission Application Form Eligibility Exam Date Procedure

SMVDU 2020 Admission:Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) Katra (Jammu & Kashmir) offers admission to the eligible and interested students in various UG, PG, and Ph. D programs. Students can get admission in the above mentioned courses according to the academic session of the university. SMVDU follows the semester process for most of the UG and PG course so the students get a chance to enroll in the courses offered by the university twice in a year. Most of the students try to get admission in the university in the months of May- June every year.

SMVDU 2020 Admission

If you are looking to get admission in any university for UG, PG or Ph. D courses then you can look at the courses offered by SMVDU. If your choice matches the course options by the university then you can check the admission process in SMVDU.

In this article, we have compiled the information about the admission in the university, courses offered by the university, eligibility criteria for the admission seekers and the admission procedure. In short, this article has all the information related to the SMVDU admission 2020.   

About Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

SMVDU was established in 1999 under the Act of Jammu & Kashmir State Legislature. It’s the first university of this state (now a UT) which has been established under this act. The university offers traditional and technical courses. Here students get residential facilities too.  

UG and PG Courses Offered By SMVDU

The university offers various UG and PG courses to the students. Here we have compiled the information about the courses offered by the university. Read the below given table to know more about it.

Course Name



Eligibility Criteria

B. Tech

Computer Science & Engineering


10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics and with 60% marks in aggregate. And JEE Main or SMVDUEE score

Elect. & Communication


Mech. Engineering


Bio Technology


Energy Management


Architecture and Landscape design


Civil Engineering


Electrical Engineering


Food Technology


B. Tech (Lateral Entry)



Diploma in Eng. Or B. Sc in Maths or Physics with 60% marks in aggregate.




10+2 with Mathematics as one of the main subject with 60% marks in aggregate along with a good score in JEE Main or NATA score

Integrated M.Sc



10+2 with Maths and minimum 60% marks along with the passing marks in the entrance exam


Manufacturing & Automation


B.E. or B. Tech in relevant discipline with 60% marks and GATE score.

Elec. & Communication


Computer Science & Engineering


Renewable Energy





60% marks or equivalent CGPA in graduation along with MAT or CMAT score




M. Sc



60% marks in Graduation in relevant subjects along with passing marks in the entrance exam conducted by the university.

Biotechnology with Genetics








60% marks in Graduation (English as the main subject) and passing marks in university conducted entrance exam



Other Subjects

SMVDU 2020 Admission Eligibility Criteria For Ph. D

SMVDU also offers admission to Ph. D courses. to get admission in the regular Ph. D courses the candidate must have a Master’s Degree in any one of the following subjects;

  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Sciences
  • Management
  • Humanities & Social Sciences

Along with the above mentioned subjects the university can accept the application from the candidates who have done masters in other subjects like Maths and others. To apply for the Ph. D the applicant must have scored CGPA of 6.75 on a ten point scale or 60% marks in aggregate of any government recognized University. Candidates appearing in Degree equivalent to M.Phil shall be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. program.

University shall take the candidates for Ph. D who are the governments’ employees or employees of PSU or research establishment or private industries. The applicant must have minimum experience of two years to apply for Ph. D.

Admission Procedure in SMVDU

To offer admission to the students in the university the applicant can apply online. The university invites the application from the candidates online. Here are the steps that a candidate needs to follow to apply to get the admission in the university;

Important Dates For SMVDU 2020 Admission

Selection Procedure in SMDVU

In most of the courses, the university offers admission based on the applicants’ rank and marks in national level entrance examination. This university is among the first choices for the students who scored high rank in  JEE and other exams. As the university welcomes the students from all the national level entrance exams so there are different ways to get a seat here in the course you desire for. 

The university offers admission to the candidates in various ways. Here have a look at the different procedure to get admission in the university for different course; 

For Under-Graduate Programs (B.Tech. / B.Arch.):

Admission seekers can get admission in the university for B. Tech and B. Arch courses through following routes;

  • Through JOSAA/CSAB: Students will get the admission on All India Rank scored by JEE (Main)-2020. The admission procedure also includes the counseling and allotment of seats which will be done by the Central Seat Allocation Board.
  • Through SMVDUEE-2020: Based on the merit list prepared by the university based on online counseling.
  • Direct Counselling based on JEE (Main) 2020 Rank (CRL): Based on the admission seekers’ performance in JEE (Mains).

 Admission in B.Arch. program at SMVDU:

  • Through JOSAA/CSAB: Based on the students’ All India Rank (CRL) in JEE (Main) – 2020 Paper 2.

Admission In Other Courses:

For admission in the masters’ degree courses, the applicants will have to appear in the entrance test conducted by the university. To appear in the entrance test the applicants will have to apply online. Only those applications will be accepted for which the application fee has been submitted. It is also important for the admission seekers to fulfill all the requirements from the university before taking the entrance exam. To apply for the masters’ degree course it is must for the applicant to score minimum 60% marks in the graduation. The other criteria to be eligible to apply for the masters are to complete the graduation from a government recognized university and with relevant subjects.

Admission in SMVDU Through Entrance Test

In this section, we have compiled the information about all those courses in which the applicants will get admission based on the entrance test conducted by university. It is must to check the required eligibility criteria to take the entrance test. Admission seekers will have to score more or equal marks to the cut off marks of the entrance exam to get admission.

SMVDU 2020 Admission Counselling

After clearing the entrance exam conducted by the national exam conducting body or the university the qualified applicants will have to appear in the counseling session. Here they will have to bring the original copy and the photocopy of following documents;

  • 10th Certificate
  • 10+2 Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • DOB Certificate
  • Ph or Category Certificate
  • 5 Passport size photographs
  • Migration Certificate (If Required)
  • Residential Proof

Important Links

Official Website:

The Bottom Line

In this article, we have given the tentative date for the admission procedure in 2020-2021. We hope this post will give you a clear picture of the admission in SMVDU. In case of any further query, you can write to us in the comment box below. We shall revert to your query soon.


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