Established by the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board through an Act of J&K Legislative Assembly in 1999, and having started teaching programs in 2004, the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University is the one of the fastest growing young Universities of India, and has developed excellent student-centric infrastructure and facilities in keeping with its fully residential nature.
The University has the unique distinction of being inaugurated by the President of India in the year 2004 and the first convocation addressed by the Prime Minister of India in the year 2008. This alone speaks of the quality of infrastructure and education at this university.
Scholarships: SMVD University offers scholarship in form of tuition fee waiver to meritorious students admitted to MBA programs as follows:
- Above 85 percentile in CAT: Full tuition fee waiver for 1st year & 50% tuition fee waiver for 2nd year
- 80 to 85 percentile in CAT: Full tuition fee waiver for 1st year only
- 75 – 80 percentile in CAT: 50% tuition fee waiver for 1st year only