Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy was established in the year 2021 under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Jammu. This Department enhances the understanding of the students in our Indian traditions like Advaita Vedanta, Kashmir Shaivism, and Bhakti traditions. The Department offers a Master’s program in Philosophy and it offers core courses such as Classical Indian Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Western Social and Political thought, Philosophy of Religion, Introductory Logic, Indian Social and Political Thought, Kashmir Shaivism, Indian and Western Ethics and many more.

In common parlance, Philosophy is the study of the fundamental nature of Reality, Knowledge, and Existence. This particular course includes a comprehensive study of Philosophy as a discipline at an advanced level. Precisely, it intends to inculcate a critical and systemic approach and its reliance on reasoned arguments to address general problems concerning matter, existence, knowledge, justice, duty, rule, truth validity etc. Besides, the course also encompasses the traditional and contemporary aspects of Indian Philosophy, Western Philosophy, Ethics, Kashmir Shaivism, and Logic. It aims to fathom new ideas and solutions to the problems related to Religion, Society, Environment, and Politics.


Name Designation Qualification Specialization Contact Info.
Dr. Panu Sharma Lecturer M.A (Philosophy) UGC NET, ICPR JRF,M.Phil, Ph.D.(University of Delhi) Classical Indian Philosophy, Modern Indian Philosophy, Logic, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Vedic and agamic traditions, Indian Social and Political Thought E-mail: Mobile No.:
Mrs. Ruby Bharti Lecturer M.A (Philosophy) UGC NET, JK SET, Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra) Indian Philosophy, Indian and Western Ethics, Kashmir Shaivism, Contemporary Indian Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Indian Social and Political Thought, Modern Western philosophy E-mail: Mobile No.: