SMVDU Katra, 27 March 2019. Ashutosh Kumar Singh (Architecture Batch 2017) and Harish Sharma (Architecture Batch 2016), two brilliant alumni of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, have secured AIR 8th Rank in the GATE Architecture 2019. The students give credit to their alma-mater and teachers for this remarkable feat. They also expressed their gratitude to Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, for providing them with top-class education environment on campus, and for motivating them. Ashutosh Kumar reported to Media Cell, SMVDU, that he is also a Gold Medalist at B.Arch level, and previously also secured AIR 2nd Rank in CUCET, and he wants to pursue his career in ‘Sustainable Urban Development’, whereas Harish Sharma is interested in Building Information Modelling, and previously received Pidilite Award for ‘Optimum Space Utilisation in Architectural Design, and also secured AIR 5th Rank in ISRO 2017 Written Test. Notably, the academics and research graph of SMVDU has reached new heights under the guidance of Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU.