CMJ University


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CMJ University is UGC recognised university that offers a collaborative learning environment; expert faculty; and high-quality degrees and diploma courses. Choose the university that delivers practical knowledge and strategies you can use immediately to advance your career or start a new one.

CMJ University was established at Shillong by the Government of Meghalaya in July 2009 under the provision of the CMJ University Act 2009 (Act 4 of 2009). The CMJ University is recognized by UGC and empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC as per notification F.No. – 8-21/2010 (CPP-1/PU) Dated 25th November 2010.

Imagine being able to pursue your degree at a pace and time that works with your busy schedule. CMJ University offers practical and tailored curricula to a diverse community of working adults and students. It is our goal to make education obtainable regardless of a student’s schedule and finances. Our academic advisors are trained to assess your educational needs and tailor a curriculum that matches your career goals and expected time of completion. This allows students the convenience of flexibility and makes it an ideal University for full-time working adults, military persons, or anyone with a busy, demanding schedule seeking to pursue a University degree.

In order to sustain this trend, and to ensure that our state in particular and North East region in general do not lag behind in the new Knowledge era, it is imperative that we continue to produce a critical mass of highly skilled manpower at an accelerated pace. Keeping this objective in mind, the CMJ Group headed by Mr. C.M.Jha decided to set up one of the first private university in Meghalaya- CMJ University in 2009, where the highest quality of education with the best of facilities could be provided to every student. The University is situated on a 40 acre Campus on a scenic hillock in Jorabat on the Guwahati-Shillong Highway with spectacular 360 degree views of the picturesque hills. It has a built up area of more than 1, 50,000 sq ft with well furnished modern classrooms, fully quipped laboratories, well stocked library with broadband connectivity and well qualified faculty. It is a fully residential university boasting of superior accommodation for Boys & Girls.

All courses offered by CMJ University, Meghalaya are as per the Nomenclature specified by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi that makes these courses universally acceptable.

CMJ University, Meghalaya revises its curriculum periodically as per the industry requirements and offers latest subjects and technologies empowering the students to get the latest skills to be employable. Learning Resource Provider also has industry tie ups with different Multinational Companies, Banks, Financial Institutions, Hotels & Restaurants, Hospitals, Clinics and other establishments to give hands-on industry exposure to the students.

CMJ University, Meghalaya offers a unique multi entry and multi exit system called the pyramid structure of the course under a system wherein a 10+2 student after going through one year of UG programme can take a diploma and exit or continue with the graduation degree. The Diploma students can enter the same system after some time from where they had left. Such admissions are termed as credit transfer. The same mechanism works for Post Graduate courses.

The Examination pattern of university ensures that understanding and knowledge of the candidate is extensively tested, the exam centers are established at reputed institutions all over India and abroad keeping in mind that students do not have to travel much far for appearing in the examination.

The aim is not only focus on imparting subject knowledge and skills, but also to mould students with better conduct and character committed to the societal needs and national development.

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Centre for Collaboration of Industry and Institutions (CCII) of CMJ University recognizes how important it is for adult students to balance the many responsibilities of their busy lives. We strive to make earning your degree as convenient as possible, while providing an affordable, quality education in a supportive environment.

At CCII Department of CMJ University, we’ve been helping working adults continue their education to advance their careers. Our programs make it possible for you to manage all of the different facets of your life while you achieve your educational goals.

CCII Department of CMJ University is a place where you’ll feel comfortable because you will be with classmates who share your real-world perspective and enrich your studies with their professional and life experiences. The average age of a CCII Department of CMJ University student is 36, and virtually all of them are working full time while continuing their education. When you enroll at CMJ University from across the India and around the world, students attend classes at convenient locations.

AffordabilityAt CMJ University, we know that continuing your education is an investment worth making. CMJ University offers a military scholarship and can advise you about current requirements and regulations for Veterans’ Benefits. In addition, many companies provide tuition benefits to their employees. From grants and scholarships to low cost loans, we’ll help you find a way to finance your education, which may be more affordable than you think.

ConvenienceCMJ University has become the expert in helping students like you continue your education by giving you many choices regarding when, where, and how to take your classes.

Flexible class schedules make it easy to fit education into even the busiest day.

We schedule our campus classes during evening and weekend hours to make continuing education possible for hard-working professionals.

Convenient campuses let you attend classes near home or work.

We are strategically located in the major cities and others in the suburbs. So, whether you’re headed to the office or you’re on the way home, chances are you will find a CCII that is convenient for you.

QualityAt CMJ University, we’ve put together strong curricula with courses relevant to today’s working professional. Whether you’re interested in accounting, business, criminal justice, management, education, economics, marketing, information systems, or Allied Health Science, you’ll find a program that will give you the education you need to advance your career.

Course materail and lectures are presented by experienced faculty members who have first-hand knowledge of the Industry. You’ll find that discussions forum are geared toward common, real-world work challenges, so you can begin using your education immediately on the job. Additionally, all of our staff is supportive, professional, and dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.

The value of a degree or certification is only as high as the standards of the university that confers it. CMJ University has consistently met and exceeded the highest standards when it comes to the quality of our instructors and curriculum.

A CMJ University education is recognised by UGC, New Delhi and empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC as per notification F.No. – 8-21/2010 (CPP-1/PU) Dated 25th November 2010.


At CMJ University, we’re here to help and encourage you to succeed from the moment you first walk in the door until the day you graduate, and beyond.

Our Information Center help you get started.

Our Admissions Officers are specially trained to help working professionals like you get the information and one-on-one support you need to submit your application as quickly as possible. Plus, they can help you transfer credits from other institutions, gain advanced standing in degree and diploma programs, or get credit for life experiences.

Our Academic Advisors help you put together a program.

Our Academic Advisors will help you navigate your way through the many choices in core and specialized curricula to create a course of study that will meet your career goals.

Our Learning Resources and Service Provider (LRSP) helps you succeed in class.

Whether you’re writing a paper or putting together a presentation, you’ll find everything you need to research, write and perfect your project and class work at the LRSP. You’ll have access to the Internet as well as a vast library of ebooks, CDs, periodicals, and examples of Directed Research Projects. If you need one-on-one help, you can get it from one of our LRSP specialists or arrange to have a tutor help you do your best in challenging classes.

Our Career Development Center helps you on your career path.

Here, you’ll find assistance with career essentials such as writing a great resume, improving your interviewing skills, and maximizing networking opportunities. If your career goals include finding another job, our career fairs and job postings can help put you in touch with local employers.

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Government of India emphasized on the need for strong University and Industry Collaboration

The Scientific Manpower Committee (1947), Engineering Personnel Committee(1956), AICTE (1958, 1966, 1969, 1971), Thacker Committee (1961), Kothari Education Commission (1966), National Policy on Education (1968), Ministry of Education, Government of India (1978), Draft National Policy on Education (1979), AIEI (1980), Nayudamma Review Committee (1980), Challenge of Education – a policy perspective, Ministry of Education, GOI (1985), IIT Review Report (1986), …… many more committees, commissions, seminars, symposiums……have repeatedly advocated and emphasized on the need for strong university industry linkages in India.

National Knowledge Commission (NKC), Government of India Recommendations for Industry-University Collaborations:

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1) What is CMJ University?
CMJ University is a full fledged university and not a deemed university. CMJ University is a University located at Shillong and established by Government of Meghalaya under the provision of the CMJ University Act 2009 (Act 4 of 2009) vide notification no. LL(B)42/09/80 dated 20th July 2009. The CMJ University is notified by UGC (Ministry of HRD, Government of India), New Delhi as state private university under section 2(f) and empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of UGC  Act 1956, as per notification F.No. – 8-21/2010 (CPP-1/PU) Dated 25th November 2010.
As per the Act, the Hon’ble Governor of Meghalaya is the Visitor of the CMJU and many representatives of the Government of Meghalaya form part of the Senior Management of the University.
2) Is the CMJ University recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC)?
Yes, the CMJ University is notified by UGC, New Delhi as state private university under section 2(f) and empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC vide its letter no. F.No. – 8-21/2010 (CPP-1/PU) Dated 25th November 2010.
3) Is the CMJ University recognized by the Distance Education Council (DEC)?
Industry Collaborative Education is Regular education with real-time industry exposure  & not a distance education or correspondence education, so Industry Collaborative Education programs does not come under purview of DEC.
4) Are the CMJ University Programs/Courses approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)?
The CMJ University being a University (duly recognized by the UGC) is authorized to start and conduct new programmes/courses, without obtaining prior approval of the AICTE. However, for the purpose of ensuring coordinated and integrated development of technical education, and maintenance of standards, the AICTE may cause an inspection and render advise.
5) Is CMJ University Degree awarded through Industry Collaborative Mode is recognized for employment and is at par with regular degree?
Yes. As per the Circular of Govt. of India, vide no. F. 18-27/70-T.2, dated 20th November 1970, all degrees awarded by the Universities in India incorporated by an act of  Central or state legislature stand automatically recognized by Government of India  for the purpose of employment.
6) What is Center for Collaboration of Industry and Institutions (CCII)?
Section 7(e) and 7(k) of  CMJ University Act, 2009 empowers the university to enter into collaboration with industry/ Institutions/ professional associations/ Research Organisation or any organization to conceptualise, design and develop specific educational and research programs, training programs and exchange programs for students, faculty and others. According to MoU dated 01st August 2011, University has setup
Center for Collaboration of Industry and Institutions (CCII) as a constituent

with collaboration of APEX eLearning Technologies Ltd to identify and coordinate to offer various Certificate, Diploma, PG Diploma, Advance Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree, M. Phil. and Ph.D. Degree with the collaboration of Industry and R&D Organisations.

This has been principally due to linkages to be established by the university with various industries (Private, Public and service sector), R&D Organizations, development agencies, etc. For this activity, the University is going to evolve several Degree/ Diploma/Certificate courses by integrating the working environment of the industry and institutions with learning environment required by the University for prescribed period in a professional location where the students and faculty along with the industry experts get involved in academic curriculum related to functional areas of their interest.
7) Am I eligible to pursue Ph.D in a field, after studying a (Masters) Programme from CMJ University?
Yes, you may pursue Ph.D after studying a (Masters) Programme in CMJ University. Industry Collaborative Programmes are considered equivalent to their corresponding Regular Programmes.
8) Am I eligible for UGC – NET / GATE / CAT examination, after studying a Degree Programme from CMJ University?
Yes, you are eligible for UGC NET / GATE /CAT examination after studying a Degree Programme in CMJ University. The CMJ University is notified by UGC (Ministry of HRD, Government of India), New Delhi under section 2(f) and empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of UGC  Act 1956, as per notification F.No. – 8-21/2010 (CPP-1/PU) Dated 25th November 2010.
9) Am I eligible tosit in the UPSC examination, after studying a (Bachelor Degree) Programme from CMJ University?

Yes, you may eligible to sit in the UPSC examination after studying a (Bachelor Degree) Programme in CMJ University. All Degree awarded by the CMJ University stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment as per the Circular of Govt. of India, vide no. F. 18-27/70-T.2, dated 20th November 1970. Eligibility to sit in the UPSC examination is a Degree from a recognized University or equivalent. For further details, please refer to the.  UPSC

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1) What is Industry Collaborative Education?
Industry Collaborative Education is most contemporary noble concept derived by CMJ University as a means of continuing education for employed professionals as part of the human resource development programmes of specific organizations. For the conduct of Industry Collaborative Education programmes, the basic requirement is the participation of the collaborative organization by extending physical and other facilities and by agreeing to integrate their work requirements with the academic requirements of the University for the Pursuit of the degree programme.

2) What is the difference between Distance Education and Industry Collaborative Education (ICE)?

Regular Education Industry    Collaborative Education
Regular /    conventional education is an effective tool of teaching students in    classrooms throughout the year. In addition to    regular education, Students obtain Industrial / professional exposure as a    part of curriculum.
Regular education is a combination of classroom teaching and self studies of    students are not provided any opportunity to undergo any Industrial training    or apply the theoretical basis of their studies in practical life. Industry Collaborative Education is emphasis on Classroom Training, self-learning and the pedagogy    attempts to incorporate as many modern technologies as desirable. Students are provided    an opportunity to apply all their theoretical knowledge into practical field    with the help of industrial Collaboration.
   This type of education sometimes proves wastage of time for more than 50% of    students, as students leaves the field after study.    Industry Collaborative Education is more focused and proven track    record of successful generation of more than 95% students in the same    profession.

3) What are the advantages of Industry Collaborative Education (ICE) over Conventional education and Distance education?

Industry Collaborative Education is most contemporary noble concept which integrates education with industry. Here students are working in the same industry of the program they are pursuing. The biggest advantage of Industry Collaborative Education over distance education and conventional education is that students are getting theoretical and professional knowledge at the same time of study only. Where as in conventional and distance education programs, Students are required to spend 3-4 years in obtaining similar level of professional knowledge after their studies. So it is clear that Industry Collaborative Education students are more professional compare to the students of conventional/distance education. The students of Industry Collaborative Education proceed fast in profession.

4) How CCII is conducting Industry Collaborative Education program of CMJ University?

CMJ University has resolved to conduct the regular Industry Collaborative Education and Research (ICER) Program related to management, information technology, engineering, social science, education, journalism, commerce, paramedical and other courses with the industry and education resource support from Apex eLearning Technologies Ltd., Bangalore to help in setup Centre for Collaboration for Industry and Institutions to design, develop and manage Industry Collaborative Education and Research (ICER) and directly enrolling student from India and Abroad exclusively for Industry Collaborative Education (ICE).


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