Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science & Technology

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science & Technology

State Universities

 Srinagar, Kashmir, India


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About University

The university was founded in 1982 by an Act passed by the State Legislature of Jammu and Kashmir. It was named after Kashmiri leader Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah who is popularly known as Sher-e-Kashmir (Lion of Kashmir). The name given to the university was "Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology" (SKUAST).Initially, the university had jurisdiction over the entire State of Jammu & Kashmir with its headquarters at Shalimar, Srinagar. When the SKUAST Act came in force, the agricultural education, research and extension training units were transferred to SKUAST from various development departments viz; Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry and Sericulture of Jammu & Kashmir State


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Vice Chancellor

Dr.Tej Partap


SKUAST-Kashmir, Shalimar Campus, Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, 191121, India

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