Islamia College is one of the notable glorious seat of academic excellence and grandeur of the state. This institute located in the heart of Srinagar city, is in pursuit to eradicate social backwardness, eliminate superstitious orientation and exterminate feeblemindedness in the society by nurturing young minds and polishing them into better human resource in scientific,educational, administrative and other allied areas. To realize this duty, our college has seen persistent advancement in dissemination of higher education in the disciplines of science, commerce, management studies, humanities & computer sciences. This is done by development of viable & adequate infrastructure and faculty. With our minds filled with devotion and vigor, we welcome you to this institution with this hope & optimism that this institution continues to contribute in molding your destiny in order to bring about a change in the society. Consistency in our endeavors toward realizing our academic ambitions demands that we should mean sincerity and discipline on the college campus. We welcome you on the campus and pray that your future years in college remain purposeful and ambitious.Since its inception Islamia College of Science and Commerce cherished a belief in growth and excellence in academic pursuits. The college has been keeping track of the developments and the changes occuring in the field of education and knowledge seeking means and methods. Our college has been catering to the academic aspirations of the downtrodden and underprivileged people of srinagar in general and the aspirants of the state in particular. Toward this end the college has been working sincerely and consistently.

Established in 1961 by the State Govt. as an autonomous educational institute to offer higher education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in various disciplines of science and management studies, the missionary zeal of the fraternity enabled the college to top the educational map of our state both in academic and co-curricular ventures. Human resource and physical infrastructural development and installation of latest technology in the laboratories undoubtly places this college as a premier one in the country . College has been enormously supplying to the needs of the human resource development of the state and will continue to render its services to meet the global scientific and technological challenges of the future times. Recognising all these credentials of the college the National Assessment and Accreditation council Banglore (NAAC) accredited this college at B++ level with institutional score as 84.00 under the scale 80-85. Over the years the college has emerged as an institute of excellence incomparable with others in all respects. Performance of our passouts in University , IIT , Medical Engineering and Management examinations has been exceptionally outstanding. The college has contributed to the development of our society in terms of producing and polishing great academicians, able managers, bureaucrats and galaxy of intellectuals contributing now in different walks of life. The location of our college is enviable, college campus is spread over an area of hundred kannals and the eastern side stretches towards the bottom of kohi-maran hill. The hill symbolizes the pluralistic culture of our society . The hill on the right side accommodates shrine of Makhdoom Sahab(RA) and also the temple of Sharika Bhagwati on the left, the Ram Mandir and Gurduwara at the foothills. A number of holy Mosques like Jamia-masjid, Masjid-I-Baba Adam(RA), Masjid-I-Mullah Akoon sahib and Kanidevar also surround the college campus. The college and the surroundings provide the very congenial and tranquil atmosphere for academic pursuits. The college is dedicated toward inculcating human values, spirit of tolerance and modern perspectives among its aspirants. To attain these ideals and to come up to the expectations of our people, college strives to be relevant in the field of management, science and technology and has been introducing new courses on regular intervals. Owing to the fact that our college is autonomous and to run the affairs efficiently a Governing Board is framed after every three years. The Board is invariably headed by the honourable chief Minister as its Chairman. The government of Jammu & Kashmir finances the college on cent % basis both on plan and non-plan account. The administrative and the financial control lie completely with the government. The services of the college employees are governed by the Jammu & Kashmir Civil Service Rules(JKSCR).

The academic credentials and the prestige of the college in 2010 attracted the attention of University Grants Commission New Delhi and the college was granted CPE status (College with Potential for Excellence) the only college in J & K State.

The University Grants Commission conferred the status of an Autonomous college to the institution in 2014. The college has been declared as an Autonomous College under section 2(b-a) of the Kashmir and Jammu Universities Act No. XXIV of 1969(as amended in 2014) for a period of six years(2014-15 To 2019-2020) under UGC Notification No.F.22-1/2014(AC) dated 03-08-2014 followed by University Notification No.F(Auto-Status-ICSC)Acad/KU/14 Dated 13-10-2014.