The erstwhile Shri Raghunath Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya established by the former Ruler of the Jammu & Kashmir was taken over as one of the constituent Vidyapeetha by the Sansthan on Ist April, 1971 and was named as Shri Ranbir Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha. On declaration of the Sansthan as Deemed University, the Vidyapeetha was renamed as Shri Ranbir Campus. It functions with seven departments of Vyakarana, Jyotisha (Phalita & Siddhanta), Sahitya, Sarvadarshana, Shiksha Shastra, Veda. Mukta Svadhyaya and Kashmir Shaiva Darshana Kosha Project are also there. Education is imparted by well versed teachers of different disciplines to the Students of Prak Shastri to Acharya level. Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed.) Course was started in 1979 for the training of Sanskrit teachers. Subjects like Hindi, Dogri, English, Compyter Science, Political Science and History are taught along with traditional subjects up to Shastri level. There is also good arrangement of computer education, study of environment and Yoga training for the students. Besides, the campus also offers research programme leading to the award of Vidyavaridhi (Ph.D.) degree. The campus has undertaken an important project of Kashmir Shaiva Darshana Kosha with object of compiling a dictionary of Kashmir Shaiva Darshana. It has a rich library and 25 published works to its credit.
The land mark event during recent years is inauguration of Campus' own main building, library and residential block at Kot Bhalwal, Jammu by Hon'ble Dr. Karan Singh ji, a renowned scholar and Member of Parliament on 18th March, 2007. The Govt. of Jammu and Kashmir had allotted a piece of land measuring 84 canals for the campus. This Campus is located on a piece of land admeasuring 10.50 acres on which the buildings of about 6729 sq.mtrs. constructed. In addition to the main building, this campus also has Boys’ Hostel(58 rooms), Girls' Hostel (19 rooms) and also 9 units of Staff Quarters.