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Optical Fiber Back Bone Campus Network
Internet usage form
IT Enabled Services & Management :-
The era of Internet started in the University under
the aegis of Department of Computer Science in the
year 1999-2000.The University obtained the Internet
bandwidth from Ernet, India and Initially the Internet
connectivity was limited to only two departments viz.
Department of Computer Science & Department of
Physics. A Central Internet facility was created in
the Department of Computer Science for the rest of the
Departments. In the Year 2002-03 the University
established a Campus wide Network on Optical fibre
backbone connecting all the Teaching departments and
Administrative offices and the internet connectivity
was extended to almost all the academic departments.
The pace of development that took place over the
period of time is outlined as:
Networking, Internet, Web services
Prof. Vibhakar Mansotra (Director)
Sh. Amit Mahajan (System Analyst)
Sh. Guneet Singh Sudan (Assistant Director)
Sh. Vinod Parihar (Asstt. Programmer)
Sh. Narender Chand (Asstt. Programmer)
Sh. Rakesh Chib (Computing
Campus network road map was drawn in 2003 and the
process for its implementation using Optical Fiber
backbone was initiated.
The Network was made operational in 2004-05 with
extension of Internet connectivity to various
Departments and Administrative units.
Later an Internet lab was established in the Central
Library of the University for creation of a central
facility for Scholars and other students.
Video conferencing facility was established in the
Central Library in 2005. This facility is extensively
used in the Global Understanding Programme being run
in collaboration with East Carolina University, USA.
The present Website of the University
www.jammuuniversity.in was implemented in 2005 along
with mailing facility. The Centre for IT Enabled
Services & Management was established in the
University during the Year 2005-06.
In 2006, Wi-Fi facility was also extended to the
various Academic departments, Vice Chancellorís lodge
, Hostels and few outdoor Wi-Fi Hot Spots were also
In July 2007, University purchased 4 Mbps internet
bandwidth from Power Grid cooperation of India.
In the July 2008, University enhanced the bandwidth
from 4Mbps to 10 Mbps from Reliance Communications
In the year 2010(April), University further enhanced
the internet bandwidth from 10 Mbps to 30 Mbps.
In the year 2010-11, the University got NKN
connectivity which was made operational in Nov/Dec
Presently all the Academic Departments, Centers,
Administrative units, Hostels and Guest houses are
provided the internet facilities through both wired
and wireless mode.