Named after the patriotic leader Jenab Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah was popularly known as Sher-e-Kashmir the organization was formed. Through an Act of the J&K Assembly, with its headquarter at Shalimar, Srinagar, it was established in the year 1982.In the year 1998-99, the organization’s name was changed toSher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir.
The Mission of the institute is to teach, research and extension of educational services related to agriculture and allied sciences directed to food, nutritional and livelihood security. The University is committed to developing innovative technologies and quality human resource. By Making provisions for imparting education in different branches of study in agriculture, forestry, horticulture, veterinary and animal sciences, fisheries, environmental sciences, engineering, food science, sericulture and other allied sciences