Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Admissions 2015

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Admission 2017

Last Date to Apply

2nd week of June 2017

About Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University admission popularly known as SMVD University or SMVDU is a Centrally Funded University located near Katra, Jammu and Kashmir. SMVD University offers technical education in the field of Engineering, Science, Management, Philosophy and other subjects. All technical courses are recognised by AICTE, CIC, COA. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University offers the following courses:

  • Integrated M.Sc Economics
  • B.Tech
  • B.Tech Biotechnology
  • B.Arch

Admission is done in the program mentioned above on the basis of class 12 marks, JEE Main & paper 2 and Jossa Counselling.

SMVDU Important Dates




Last date for receipt of Application Form

2nd week of June 2017

Announcement of result/merit list

3rd week of June 2017

Confirmation of Admission by depositing Admission Confirmation Amount

3rd to 4th week of June 2017

Submission of Branch Preferences(B.Tech) 3rd week of July 2017
Merit List declaration(tentative) 3rd week of July 2017

Last Date for Submission of Balance Fee

3rd week of July 2017

Final Call for Wait-Listed candidates, if vacancy exists

3rd week of July 2017

Round 1 of Counselling

3rd week of July 2017

Round 2 (internal sliding and vacant status) 4th week of July 2017
Round 3 (internal sliding and vacant status) 4th week of July 2017


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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Eligibility criteria

B.Tech: Candidate applying for admission to B. Tech. should satisfy the eligibility as per JEE Main.

B.Tech Biotechnology: Academic Qualifications: Candidate must have passed Class 12 (with Mathematics) or any other Equivalent examination from any discipline and from a recognised Board of School Education.

  • Candidates who have appeared in Class 12 or equivalent examination and still awaiting result are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must have secured minimum 60% marks. 

B.Arch: Candidate applying for admission to B. Arch program should satisfy the eligibility criteria as per JOSAA guidelines.

Integrated M.Sc.(Economics): Applicant should have passed Senior Secondary (10+2) examination in any discipline from a recognised board with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA.

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Application form and Admit Card

The candidates who wish to take admission in SMVDU must apply before 2nd week of June 2017. Candidate can either apply online or download the application form to apply. 

Apply Online (link will be updated when available)

Documents to be enclosed with application form:

  • Character-Certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended or from Gazetted officer (in a case of a gap in academics).
  • Date of Birth Certificate
  • Mark-sheet of all the relevant examinations passed
  • Five recent passport size photographs.
  • Two self-addressed (duly stamped) envelopes
  • JEE Main Registration Card
  • JEE Main Rank Card, 
  • School leaving / Transfer / Migration

Submission of SMVDU Application Form 2017

SMVDU application form can be submitted only via post. The Duly filled in forms should be sent to the following address along with a Demand Draft of Rs 1,100 drawn in favour of "REGISTRAR, SHRI MATA VAISHNO DEVI UNIVERSITY" and payable at Katra:

Office of the Registrar,
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University,
Kakryal, Katra – 182320 (J&K)

Kindly Note: Candidates have to attach two Duly Stamped Self-addressed Envelopes with their application form

Submission of Branch Preferences

Candidates seeking admissions in the BTech programme have to submit their branch preferences online in 2nd week of July 2017, by following the link below to download the branch preference form. The candidates have to fill the branch preferences form with the blue colour pen.It is to be scanned and send to the


Note: The candidates seeking admission in B.Tech (Bio Technology) have to attach the scanned copy of their class 12 Marksheet also along with the branch preference form to email:

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Fees

SMVDU Application fee : Rs 1,100

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Annual Fee Structure

Annual Fee B.Tech. & B. Arch
Annual Fee 
M.Sc. (Economics)
5 yrs Integrated Course
Tuition Fee Rs. 120000 Rs. 60000
Annual Fee Rs. 15000 Rs. 15000
One Time Charges Rs. 10000 Rs. 10000
Security Deposit Rs. 10000 Rs. 10000
Hostel Charges Rs. 20000 Rs. 20000
Mess Fee (approx) Rs. 30000 Rs. 30000

For confirming the seats, the selected candidate will have to pay the complete annual fee (Annual Fee+ Annual Tuition Fee + Hostel Fee + Mess Fee + One Time Charges (Admission Fee) + Security Deposit - less Counselling Fee paid to JOSAA / CSAB, if admitted through JOSAA/CSAB)

List of Documents to be submitted by the candidates at the time of admission.

  • Provisional Admission Letter issued by the Reporting Center (Original + One self-attested Photocopy)
  • Admit Card of JEE Main- 2017 (One self-attested Photocopy) 3. JEEmain-2017 Rank Card Issued by CBSE (One
  • JEE Main-2017 Rank Card Issued by CBSE (One self attested Photocopy)
  • High School (Class X) Certificate as proof of age (DOB) (Original + One self-attested Photocopy) .
  • Certificate of qualifying Examination (10+2) (Original + one self attested Photocopy)
  • Mark Sheet of qualifying Examination (10+2) (Original + one self attested Photocopy) .
  • Medical Certificate as per JOSAA 2017 format
  • Migration Certificate.
  • Identity Proof (AADHAR)
  • Character Certificate/ School leaving Certificate from the institution last attended. Candidates who are having a gap in their academic career should submit a character certificate duly attested by a Gazetted Officer along with a Gap Affidavit. (Original + one self attested Photocopy)
  •  Five colored recent passport size photographs.

At the time of admission, the fee has to be deposited by two separate challan which will be available from office of I/C UG Admissions.

  • Challan No. 1: Rs. 1,30,100 (Admission Fee including Hostel Fee)
  • Challan No. 2: Rs.30,000 (Mess Charges)

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Result and Counselling

The admission will be offered strictly on the basis of merit to all the candidates.

No Reservation: SMVDU has no reservation quota and the students are allotted seats solely on the basis of their merit.

  • Merit List: The merit lists in all the Categories will be prepared on the basis of the marks secured in the qualifying examination of any recognised Board.
  • The Candidates who will be selected for admission as per the merit list must take admission within the time limit fixed in their case.
  • Internship: All the selected students have to go for a compulsory training of 16-18 weeks during the 10th Semester in Corporate / Cooperative Sector or Government Institution or any other approved Organization. On successful completion of the Internship, every student will be required to prepare and submit, within the stipulated time, a dissertation on the work done during the Internship period.

Admission to B.Tech. & B.Arch programs is made through Centralized Counseling conducted by the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) / Joint Seat Allocation authority (JOSAA) constituted each year by MHRD, GOI based on the JEE Main All India Rank.

In Case of vacant seats: In the event of some seats remaining vacant after completion of JOSAA/CSAB process, the same may be filled by SMVDU through Direct Counseling from the Application Forms received against the National level advertisement that may be issued by the University for the purpose. The Direct Counseling shall also be conducted on the basis of JEE Main All India Rank (CRL) 2017 only.

B.Tech. (Biotechnology) seats are filled up based on Class 12th merit. 

Counselling Procedure of SMVDU

Counselling process for the courses will commence from 3rd week of July 2017. Candidates have to visit the required counselling centre according to their course. All the candidates are advised to read the guidelines given below.

Guidelines for SMVDU Counselling

  •  At the time of admission, it is mandatory for the candidate to be present physically at the venue.
  • Candidates have to bring the all original documents and certificates at the counselling centre else his/her admissions will be cancelled.
  • Candidates failing to reach counselling centre in 3rd week of July 2017 shall forgo the provisional seat allotted and same will be allotted to the Wait Listed Candidates.
  • In any case, admissions will not be given to the candidates if he/she fails to bring the original documents and admission fees.

B.Tech & B.Arch: First merit list of the candidates who have successfully submitted the choices will be declared in 3rd week of July 2017.

Schedule of the counselling for B.Tech and B.Arch is as follows:

Round Merit list declared on Reporting day of counselling
1 3rd week of July 2017 4th week of July 2017
2 4th week of July 2017, 7:00 PM 4th week of July 2017
3 4th week of July 2017, 7:00 PM 4th week of July 2017

Time: 10:00-5:30 p.m. on all days including Saturday, Sunday & holiday
Venue: Office of UG Admissions, Sanskriti Kaksh, SMVDU

B.Tech Biotechnology:

Merit list declare on Date for Reporting for Fee Payment
4th week of July 2017 4th week of July 2017

Time: 10:00-5:00 p.m. on all days including Saturday, Sunday & holidays
Venue: Office of Head, Department of Biotechnology, Block A, SMVDU

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Important details

SMVD University Courses and Seats


Course Admission Basis Duration Seats
Integrated M.Sc Economics Class 12 Marks 5 years 60
B.Tech JEE Main Jossa Counselling  4 years 60
B.Tech Biotechnology Class 12 Merit  4 years 45
B.Arch JEE Main Paper 2 5 years 30


Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Contact

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Campus,
Sub-Post Office, Katra
Jammu and Kashmir - 182320

Telephone:01991-285731 / 01991-285524
Extn. 2200/2201