The students, all female, wanted their exams re-graded after 5,000 of 7,000 students failed.
They held a sit-in outside the health department office in the city of Srinagar.
They blocked the gate.
A policewoman looks on from inside a police car.
At least one student was injured.
Policewomen in Srinagar were also called in to arrest protesters from the group Daughters of the Muslim Faith last week, when they protested against the film “Innocence of Muslims.”