Jammu & Kashmir (J & K) is located mostly in the himalayan mountains. There are two central universities and six state universities in J & K namely University of Kashmir, University of Jammu, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Baba Ghulam Shah Badhshah University, Central University of Kashmir, Central University of Jammu.
Recognised higher education institutes in Jammu and Kashmir are Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar; Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University; National Institute of Technology, Srinagar; Government College of Engineering and Technology, Jammu and the Government Medical College of Jammu.
Engineering colleges in the state are Government Degree College Kathua central university of Jammu at samba and central university of Kashmir at Ganderbal, IIT jammu.
Premier MBA colleges in Jammu & Kashmir are College of Engineering - Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, University of Jammu, NIS Academy - Jammu, Priyadarshini Institute of Management and Science, Chalmers Institute of Computer Science - CPEM - Jammu, Institute of Correspondence Education - Jammu, Modern Institute of Engineering and Technology - Jammu, Institute Of Management Sciences, Priyadarshini Institute Of Management & Science (Pims) Jammu (Tawi).