The Central University of Kashmir formerly the Central University of Jammu and Kashmir, is a university proposed to be settled at Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir and presently functioning from transit campuses at Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is one of the 13 newly established central universities in different states of India by the Central Universities Act, 2009. It currently offers four five-year integrated programmes (in biotechnology, law, physics and zoology) and few postgraduate programmes such as MA, MSc, MBA, MTM & LLM. At present, the available disciplines are Business Administration, Convergent Journalism, Economics, Education, English Language & Literature, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics, Politics, Tourism Management and Urdu Language & Literature. The research programmes like Integrated MPhil/PhD in Education, Management Studies & Tourism Management and PhD in Law have also been started. Professor Abdul Wahid Qureshi was the first Vice Chancellor of the University. And renowned nuclear scientist Srikumar Banerjee has been appointed as the first chancellor of the University.