Islamic University of Science and Technology [IUST] In Jammu and Kashmir

Islamic University of Science and Technology - [IUST]

One University Avenue, Awantipora, Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir   |   ESTD : 2005   |   Approved By: UGC   |  AICTE   |   Type: Government
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About College

Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) was initiated in the year 2005 through an Act No.18 of 2005 passed by the State Legislature of Jammu & Kashmir.It is a UGC recognized and AICTE approved university as well and it is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

  • The formal beginning of the teaching in the university started on July, 2006 with its governing body including the Chief Minister of J & K as the Chancellor and the Executive Council being its executive authority.
  • The IUST is an embodiment of culture, academy, social awareness and all which caters to the needs of the student irrespective of caste, religion or so.
  • It was established in the beautiful region of Awantipora in Kashmir which is 30 km south of the capital city of Srinagar
  • It offers varied courses that encompass all the areas of Science and Technology that are guaranteed to give success to the students at all levels
  • The university has 3 centers including International Centre for Spiritual Studies, Rinchen Shah Center for West Himalayan Cultures and  Mantaqi Center for Science and Society 
  • IUST have signed MoU with University of Kashmir, University of Delhi and Tokyo University of Foreign Studies


There are different schools under the university which offer these courses and that have quality faculty committed towards the development of the students. The few schools of repute are:

School of Technology

The school is the largest one in the IUST with a total number of students going up to 1100 at present and is expected to increase in the coming years. FIST and Government of India provide funds to this school.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The school comprises of departments of excellence like English and Arabic Language and Literature Studies, Islamic Studies etc.


Reservation of Seats:

S. No.

Name of the category



Tribe/ Caste including Gojjar and Bakerwal



Residents of Backward Areas/ Residents of Area Adjoining Actual Line of Control






Weak and Underprivileged Classes (Social Caste)



Physically Handicapped (not less than 40% permanent disability)



Outside State including Foreign Nationals but excluding those who have passed qualifying examination from any Institution / University located within the territorial jurisdiction of J & K State



Name of the Companies Visited

No. of Students Placed

No. of Students Placed




Yes Bank

Aries Agro

Fruit Master Agro



Dr Lal PathLabs

Earth Infrastructures



It is a six week training cum internship programme organized by CII (Confederation of Indian Industry).


At the Islamic University of Science and Technology, students are allowed to have interest in other activities than just academic and that sports also. Students take part in sports like cricket, football, volleyball, basketball, trekking etc at both State and National level.

Film Festival 

Islamic University of Science and Technology hosted the first Student Film festival Vérité, which portrayed various aspects of Kashmir through 22 documentary films screened on the occasion. The First Students’ Film Festival was held recently with collaboration from The Parallel Post Magazine.




The library has the SOUL 2.0 software that supports all the e-services and automation and it also has been introduced at the National Knowledge Network which connects all the educational and research institutions in India. About 100 journals, magazines and newspapers are being subscribed by the library


Two hostels each for boys and girls are allotted which are located near the campus and has the capacity to accommodate around 80 students in both the hostels.

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion

  • ANKITA SINHA 2016-09-03 01:16:46

    What does the placement centre of this University work ?

    • JEFFREY TOM JOSEPH 2016-09-14 20:30:12

      The placement cell provides a three way interface between the university, industry and the students. The cell ensures maximum placements for outgoing students. The university helps students look beyond their professions to the larger question of their careers.

  • AMIT SINGH 2016-09-06 02:14:46

    What is the admission criteria for B.Tech ?

    • ISHA KASHYAP 2016-09-13 03:23:12

      Admission criteria for B.Tech is candidate should have passed 10+2 from any institution recognized by the State Board of School Education or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics.

  • ALOK RANJAN 2016-08-27 00:25:46

    Is this University approved from ?

    • HEMANT KUMAR 2016-09-11 22:33:12

      Islamic University of Science and Technology is approved by All India Council for Technical Education.

  • AASHISH KUMAR 2016-08-31 03:30:46

    What is the review of Islamic University of Science and Technology, Pulwama ?

    • GAURAV SINGH 2016-09-17 01:24:12

      Islamic university is best when it comes to study in a stress free environment. The faculty of the University are good so if you are a good student, you will learn a lot from there. Infrastructure of university was below average. Campus placements were very rare.