Central University of Jammu in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, has been established through an Act of Parliament: "The Central Universities Act, 2009" by Govt. of India. It started functioning from 2011. Dr. Sudhir Singh Bloeria was first Vice Chancellor of the university.
To be a leading Centre of higher learning, integrating culture, knowledge, philosophy, science and value system of our heritage with modern and emerging concepts, skills, technology and management practices.
Impart education which in its breadth and scope represents the three main symbols in our logo; iridescent like the rising Sun, immortal as the Banyan Tree and infinite like the Sky. Inculcate self confidence; which when combined with disciplinary study, leads to faith in one’s strength and conviction. Develop talent for sustainable growth in academics, administration, business and research by laying emphasis on organised thought, self-discipline and discriminative faculty.