University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir

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University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
جامعہ کشمیر
Other name
MottoEnter to learn, leave to serve!
Religious affiliation
Not specified for any specific religion or sect
ChancellorMasood Khan (President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (Pakistan)
Vice-ChancellorProf. Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi
Academic staff
800 to 850
Administrative staff
650 to 700
Students15,000 to 16,000
Undergraduates9,000 to 10,000
Postgraduates5,000 to 6,000
Location, ,
CampusUrban and rural
LanguageEnglish and Urdu
ColoursBlue and white
AffiliationsPakistan Engineering Council, Higher Education Commission, Bar Council of Azad Jammu and kashmir, National Computing Education Accreditation Council

The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir[1] is located in Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.[2] It was established in 1980, and is currently ranked at No.16 in HEC ranking of General category universities in Pakistan.


Basic Info, Faculties and Departments[edit]

It is basically multi disciplined and multi campuses university.[4] The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir is biggest educational institution in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. It consists of more than 15,000 students from different areas of Azad Kashmir, Punjab, khaber Pakhtun Khawa and Gilgit Baltistan. The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir has been making steady progress in both academic and administrative domains. During the 2005 earthquake, most of the buildings at the Muzaffarabad and Rawalakot campuses were destroyed, but new buildings equipped with modern facilities are now under construction. The new campus known as King Abdullah campus on more than 1800 kanals is about to complete and hope that the university will be shifted there before June 2019. Similarly, the old chahella campus is also being updated and developed. The university also has one campus in newly formed district Hattian bala, one campus in Nelum valley and women campus in district bagh. The temporary city campus made by Turkey will be shifted to the new highly equipped King Abdullah Campus made with the collaboration of Saudi government and number of faculties and departments will also be increased. The university is producing graduates, MPhil scholars and PhD doctors to serve the nation. Like other departments, the university has an institute of Kashmir Studies that is providing education about history of State of Kashmir. The institute of Geology is one of the finest institution of geology in entire Pakistan and one of the oldest department of that University. It consists of four facilities i.e., faculty of sciences, faculty of arts, faculty of health sciences and faculty of engineering. [5]

  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Department of Botney
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Computer sciences and Information technology
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Kashmir Institute of Geology
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Management Sciences
  • Department of Law
  • Department of Urdu Language
  • Department of sociology and Rural development
  • Department of Islamic Studies
  • Institute of Languages
  • Institute of Kashmir Studies
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Department of Electrical engineering
  • Department of Software Engineering
  • Faculty of Medical and health Sciences
  • Department of Public health sciences
  • Department of Allied health sciences


  1. ^ Kamal. "The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir - Muzaffarabad Azad Kashmir". Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  2. ^ Shujaat Bukhari. "The other Kashmir". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  3. ^ "University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir - Azad Jammu Kashmir - University Profile". Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  4. ^ University of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. "AJKU".
  5. ^ " - Jobs in Pakistan, Courses in Pakistan, Study Abroad - Education, Careers, Study Abroad and Visa information". Archived from the original on 27 June 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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