University of Kashmir

The University of Kashmir is on the western side of the Dal Lake in the city of Srinagar which lies in the Indian Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

The University of Kashmir (also known as Kashmir University and abbreviated as KU) is a university located in Srinagar, in the Indian Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

University of Kashmir
کشمیر یونیورسٹی
من الظّلامت الى النّور
Motto in English
From Darkness to Light
Established1948; 76 years ago (1948)
Parent institution
Government of Jammu And Kashmir
Academic affiliations
ChancellorLieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
Vice-ChancellorNilofer Khan

34°07′57″N 74°50′15″E / 34.1325°N 74.8375°E / 34.1325; 74.8375
CampusUrban, 247 acres (1.00 km2)
LanguageEnglish, Kashmiri, Urdu, and

Talat Ahmad was appointed as the Vice Chancelor of the KU in August 2018.[2]


  1. "University of Kashmir: Review". EduRank. 21 November 2019. Archived from the original on 5 December 2020. Retrieved 18 January 2021.
  2. "Prof Talat Ahmad takes over as Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University". Greater Kashmir. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2020.